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That Classical Music Score Site which no longer exists

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Sorry cannot remember the name of it.

Did anyone save most/all of those PDFS? If so let chat!

what was that link by the way?

IMSLP.org

No I didn't get the goods while they were there. Boy do I miss that site.

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This is the way that they sum it up:

"Introduction on what happened

The International Music Score Library Project was a repository of more than 15,000 musical scores that are in the public domain here in Canada. I was forced to close the site due to circumstance after receiving lawsuit threats from music publishers that do not want the public domain to exist.

The immediate threat was from Universal Edition, a publisher in Austria. Whereas copyright in Canada lasts until 50 years after the author's death, copyright in Austria lasts 20 years longer. Universal Edition threatened to sue me, perhaps in Canada or perhaps in Austria, for violating Austrian law. There is no reason why Austrian law should apply to this site in Canada, but as a student I did not have the resources to resist even an absurd threat from a company with money to pay lawyers to attack music. "

It really is a shame.

Colin Thomson

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I had only just discovered that site when it was shut down. ;)

Can anyone find the Mozart Grand Mass in C Minor K427 on that mozart site above? I can only find like 8 pages of it

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