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Songwriting roles

Understand the different ways to contribute to songwriting

Each role may bring something original into the musical work.

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Under , all songwriting roles may qualify as , and each author may be entitled to a share of the in the musical work unless agreed otherwise.

What determines whether you qualify as an author in the applicable , is whether your contribution is part of what makes the musical work , and what was agreed between the songwriters, thus the authors and .

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