Theft! A History of Music
A graphic novel laying out a history of musical borrowing, Theft! A History of Music spans 2000 years, from Plato to rap. It is written by two law professors, James Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins, and drawn by Ian Akin and Brian Garvey. Useful for any teaching on musical borrowing, musical copyright, intellectual property rights, and music in the public domain. The accompanying website provides an audio companion, references, and an extensive bibliography for further reading
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- Keywords: technology, appropriation, notation, jazz, rock and roll, rap, classical, Western music, living music, interdisciplinary.
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