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Music Scores & Sheet Music: Important Copyright Information

This guide is intended to provide guidance for students in finding music scores and sheet music.


Please note that the University does not have a license that allows copying of sheet music or scores:

  • to upload on a course Moodle page
  • for any public performance use

However, you may be able to do limited copying under the Canadian Copyright Act's Fair Dealing provision.  Please check our Fair Dealing guidelines before copying scores or printed music.

For further information, please contact the University Copyright Advisor at

Beethoven sonata 8

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