James Lister wrote:byronz wrote:Everybody shares information, it's a common agreement. Personally I believe it's time that all art and music were published for free, provided that the person using it states his source ie. agknowledges the autor, doesn't modify the integrity of the content in any way, and of course doesn't then sell the material to others for his own profit.
There was an interesting thread recently on this site asking why so many guitarists just play other peoples work, where in the past (before Segovia) performers were also often composers.
This would seem likely to further distance many players from the desire to compose.