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copyright violation question

  • 11 September 2017
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Would including the metronome from a synth in a song be considered copyright violation?
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Best answer by Skipping Discs 24 September 2017, 15:58

No it shouldn't as far as I know. A metronome only consists of one or two frequencies that tick and tock.
It's not like a frequency can be copyrighted unless it's arranged in a way. It might sound 'off' having a metronome in a song.
Unless that's what your going for. The young marble giants post punk band used metronomes as their beat. They didn't have a
drummer. They just used a synth/click track in place of a drummer.






I think your in the clear!
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No it shouldn't as far as I know. A metronome only consists of one or two frequencies that tick and tock.
It's not like a frequency can be copyrighted unless it's arranged in a way. It might sound 'off' having a metronome in a song.
Unless that's what your going for. The young marble giants post punk band used metronomes as their beat. They didn't have a
drummer. They just used a synth/click track in place of a drummer.






I think your in the clear!

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