"The short answer to your question is that the arranger needs to get permission from the composer or his publisher if he has a publisher. Additionally to make sure that he does not infringe the composer's moral right of integrity in his work…"
"With respect to the manufacture of DVDs and CD's the person making /manufacturing these needs to get permission from COTT for the songs on the CD/DVD where COTT administers the right of mechanical reproduction, even where the composer is not a…"
"Simple. THe composers just need to use the law. There are a few good copyright lawyers in TT. who would easily get favourable judgements in the court. I know that the person who made the first court case would be considered a pariah, " because…"
"As a Matter of fact COTT does not have arrangers of music in which copyrigght still exists as memebrs since arrangers of copyright music are not considered as creators. However a person who makes an arrangement of music in the public domain (inTT…"
"Good Day Ladies and Gentlemen of Steel,
I would like to make a comment on the discussion of copyright and arrangement of copyright protected music by steel band music for live performances and/ or recording. I am not a Trinidadian , but I am quite…"