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Copyright

Thank you for your interest in the Copyright Department of Hal Leonard

Hal Leonard represents, in print, some of the world's best known and most respected publishers, artists, and writers. Please see "Frequently Asked Questions" for a more complete list.

As the print representative for these publishers, Hal Leonard is responsible for authorizing print-related usages such as photocopying, arranging or adapting, and reprinting lyrics and/or music.

Hal Leonard also authorizes print, mechanical, synchronization, and performance uses of Hal Leonard copyrighted works (including those by Houston Publishing, Jenson Publications, Musicworks, Music Express, and Rubank).

Please take the time to read the "Frequently Asked Questions" portion of our website for additional information before submitting your permission request.

* Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.


Permission to Photocopy:
- For adjudication uses (Judges' copies)
- Out of print music, enlarged copies, specialty uses, or individual songs taken from a larger publication
- For Barbershop Ensemble

Permission to Publish Music:
- Publish a custom arrangement or song collection
*Please be advised that Hal Leonard does not publish unsolicited materials.

Permission to Arrange:
- For Barbershop Ensemble
- For Marching Band/Drum Corps/Percussion Ensemble
- For Show Choir
- For other instrumental or vocal ensembles
- Adapt a purchased arrangement to fit your ensemble's needs

Permission to Reprint:
- Lyrics only in a publication
- Song excerpts in a textbook, dissertation or magazine
- Songs in church bulletins/programs/community handouts

Permission to Record/Videotape/Broadcast:
- Make videos of your performance (DVDs or online streaming)
- Make CDs/Audio recordings of your performance
- Broadcast your performance on TV

Rehearsal Materials:
- Make rehearsal tapes from a printed arrangement
- Make rehearsal tapes from a Showtrax or purchased accompaniment CD

*Please be advised that Hal Leonard does not publish unsolicited materials.