Lingo - License

A license is a grant to a “user” permitting use of a copyright for any of the following:
1. Mechanical (records, tapes, CDs).
2. Non-dramatic performance (public performance of a song over radio/TV/club/hotel/concerts).
3. Grand Rights (dramatic performance of a musical work, musical comedy, play, opera, operetta, or ballet).
4. Synchronization (the use of a musical composition on the soundtrack of an audio/visual work for theatrical exhibition or television).
5. Print (sheet music, folios, songbooks or other printed editions. The grant is usually made for a specified period of time and for a designated territory).
6. Commercial (the use of a musical composition as part of an advertisement).

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