Title pretty much says it all. I think it would be really cool to add custom music specifically for my adventure map, However I am pretty sure to release a resource pack with the custom score without a master use license on a copyrighted score would be copyright infringement right? I'm not an expert of copyright law, but maybe one of you are.
I'm assuming the score is probably copyrighted because it was published by Walt Disney Music. Most tracks of the album cannot be found on youtube, however there are certain particular tracks that can be, I think more so due to popularity rather than copyright or whatever. Do resource packs available with custom music normally use "youtube friendly" music that one might need to use if they were making a youtube video to avoid having the audio muted?
I would consider trying my hand at composing a few pieces of a similar style in finale, but I'm a terrible composer unfortunately. Well I've improved since my first attempt, but still not as great as I wish I were.. yet anyway.. though me and a friend made a band arrangement of the avengers theme and performed it at a concert when I was in HS. But even then, I don't have a professional orchestra at my disposal to record and using midi usually sounds cheesy and is more for prototyping. Vst is a little better I guess. I guess it could be better than nothing.
I expect you need some form of license, but the exact license you need would be determined by exactly what use you intend to make of the work.
Even if you use a piece of music in the public domain (eg Greensleeves), a specific performance of the piece may well be under copyright.
My suggestion is that you either consult an attorney in your jurisdiction (prefereably one speciallizing in intellectual property law), or stick with material that is marked as either public domain, copyleft, GNU-license etc.
[Much of what is available on many services (eg U-tube) seems to be posted more with an attitude of "Nobody will bother to prosecute me" than with proper attention to avoiding infringement.]
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