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Part of collection:
The National Jukebox: Jazz
How can it be used?
Under the Music Modernization Act, this item entered public domain on January 1, 2022, when all recordings published prior to 1923 entered the public domain and became free to use and reuse. You can copy, modify, distribute and perform the works, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. These selections are presented as part of the record of the past. They are historical recordings which reflect the language, attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in these recordings, which may contain content offensive to users. The Library of Congress asks that artists approach the materials in this collection with respect for the culture and sensibilities of the people whose lives, ideas, and creativity are documented here. Artists are also reminded that privacy and publicity rights may pertain to certain uses of this material. Attribution is recommended but not required.
Also see this detailed guide covering the copyright and ethical considerations of digital sampling of audio and video materials.
Why is this free to use?
Under the Music Modernization Act, items in this collection that were published prior to 1923 entered public domain on January 1, 2022, and became free to use and reuse.
Drum machine sounds
All drum machine sounds were generated from drumkits provided by Slackermedia Multimedia Sprint v2 and were made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license. The audio files that I derived from the drumkits can be downloaded from Github and is available under a Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International, which means you can (1) copy and redistribute the files in any medium or format, and (2) remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially as long as you give appropriate credit and distribute under the same license.
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