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Loreena's Songwritings

Lizjul ·
Hi Everyone, I have a question if anyone could answer. I understand that Loreena McKennitt writes some of her songs based on the works of W. B. Yates and other writings. Do you know if you have to consult with the estate, or publisher in order to use the works? Is it just a matter of crediting the author, because the song is about the writings, but not taken word for word? I'm so clueless on this matter of arranging music to the words or writings of authors. I would like to know what...
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Re: Loreena's Songwritings

wizard ·
Actually those matters are up to the dignitary, see when interpreting A writing you take that chance. I would recommend consulting the Author if they are available. For the most part in adding your personal views. The Author would authenticate what you wrote if you were together on A writing. Such as many songs have been sung from the Bible, turn, turn, A time for every purpose under Heaven. That's why they call it A dignitary when you interpret writings. The Byrds did A fine job with that...
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