How Much Do You Know About Music Publishing Copyright

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 64

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Copyright Quizzes & Trivia

A series of questions to check your knowledge of music publishing copyright


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long after the death of the composer does UK music publishing copyright last
    • A. 

      10 years

    • B. 

      50 years

    • C. 

      70 years

    • D. 

      25 years

  • 2. 
    Which organisation collects Music Publishing royalties?
  • 3. 
    Who claimed that Coldplay's 'Viva la Vida' plaigiarised their original composition?
    • A. 

      Steve Vai

    • B. 

      Paul McCartney

    • C. 

      Joe Satriani

    • D. 

      Lady Ga Ga

  • 4. 
    How many copyrights can there be in a song (excluding recording), and what are they?
  • 5. 
    Which guitar tab site was forced to close down because of breach of publishing copyright?
    • A. 

      Olga

    • B. 

      Tab Robot

    • C. 

      EZ tabs

    • D. 

      Full strength tabs

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the Act that provides copyright protection in the UK?
  • 7. 
    Who was the first person to by the rights to the Beatles 'Northern Songs' song publishing?
    • A. 

      Simon Cowell

    • B. 

      Mick Jagger

    • C. 

      ATV/Sony Music

    • D. 

      Michael Jackson

  • 8. 
    When does copyright ownership of a musical work technically first come into being?
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