Excerpt: copyrighted music is not the soulful tune, the superb singing, the glorious voice or the wonderful render- ing. It is the melody or harmony reduced to print, writing or graphic form. The Indian music lovers throng to listen and be enthralled or enchanted by the nada brahma, the sweet concord of sounds, the rags, … Continue reading ‘author’, as defined in s.2(d), in relation to a musical work, is only the composer and s. 16 confies ‘copyright’ to those works which are recognised by the Act. This means that the composer alone has copyright in a musical work. The singer has none.
Jagdish Prasad Gupta vs Parmeshwar Prasad Singh And Ors
Excerpt: Patna High Court Jagdish Prasad Gupta vs Parmeshwar Prasad Singh And Ors. on 30 March, 1965 Equivalent citations: AIR 1966 Pat 33, 1966 CriLJ 54 Author: T Nath Bench: T Nath ORDER Tarkeshwar Nath, J. 1. These are three applications directed against separate orders dated 1-6-1963 passed by the Sub-divisional Magistrate, Sadar Patna, dismissing … Continue reading Jagdish Prasad Gupta vs Parmeshwar Prasad Singh And Ors