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Lyrics of Pellas

permalink   Wed, Oct 11, 2006 @ 2:12 PM
I’m not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I thought I give it a try anyway:

Out of curiosity, if someone posts a pella under CC, does this automatically include the lyrics as well? Meaning, could I just use the lyrics and use them in another, new way, like singing a poem or narrating a song myself?
permalink   Wed, Oct 11, 2006 @ 3:15 PM
[EDIT!!] wups, I misread your original message: I would assume the strictest possible interpretation because that’s the safest. Meanwhile there’s always this…

permalink   Thu, Oct 19, 2006 @ 2:55 AM

If the license permits derivative works the general and simple answer would be yes. Rerecording the lyrics (performing a “cover” or “reinterpretation”) would generally be considered a “derivative work”.