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FL Studio Cookbook by Shaun Friedman

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Appendix A. Your Rights as a Composer and Copyrights

Any musical piece (for example, a song) you make in FL Studio comprises the following: the master recording and the song (the song can be considered the music). If you understand that, you can understand the entire songwriting industry. Your musical production (song) in FL Studio is made up of the master recording (sometimes referred to as masters) as well as the music in the song. The music/song is owned by you alone if you made the harmonies that embody the song. Otherwise, it can be split 50-50 with a lyricist because, inside a song, the music is 50 percent and the lyrics are 50 percent. If there is more than one lyricist that created original lyrics for the song, that portion may be split ...

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