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My Flash animation loops 30 seconds of music I took from the middle of a Naxos classical album containing a Salieri flute concerto.  The animation will be used to help sell a product.  Has anyone had some legal experience with this situation?
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by:ellandrd
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i would suggest speakin to local solictor in your area.  as far as i know, the artist will remain copyright holder regardless of whether you bought it or not.  if i was going 2 use music in any application i develop, i'd make it very clear that the all music tracks etc are copyright of their repected owner...  if you get my drift ;-)

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Read more in naxos site:

http://www.naxos.com/licensing.asp
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by:ch2
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First you must pay if you want to use a song/sample and you have to pay to the owner, in this case Naxos.

Once used 2 samples but they were not for commercial use.

Naxos Quote:

Quick turnaround - we own all our recordings, so there are no cumbersome clearance procedures
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by:steva
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Thanks for all the info, guys.  And ch2, I will definitely get in touch with Naxos and post back what the rates are.

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