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If you have a question that is not answered in one of the pages below, you can ask at the external forums or on the wiki BB.

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What's it all about?

  1. What is CPDL?
  2. How long has CPDL been around?
  3. Who runs the site?
  4. Is it really free?
  5. How many scores are there?
  6. Can I make copies for my choir?
  7. What else can I do with CPDL editions?

How do I find and download scores?

  1. How do I search for a score?
  2. How do I browse titles of scores?
  3. How do I download files?
  4. What software do I need?
  5. What if I can't find what I'm looking for?
  6. What if there's more than one composer with the same name?
  7. How can I request a translation?

How can I contribute?

Straightforward questions

  1. How can I post my own scores?
  2. Where can I find a list of music notation software?
  3. How do I create PDF files?
  4. What should I include in my editions?
  5. How can I add a text or translation?
  6. How can I add a LilyPond excerpt?
  7. How can I make a MIDI file from Finale that preserves the staves in the original?
  8. How can I correct an error I've spotted?
  9. What else can I help with?
  10. Where can I find a list of templates used on CPDL?
  11. How do you determine a composer's nationality?
  12. How can I delete a page?
  13. How can I make a donation?
  14. Where can I discuss CPDL with other users?

Advanced questions

  1. How can I update my previously uploaded edition?
  2. How can I combine different editions of the same work on the same page?
  3. I posted scores on the previous site, but now they don't appear on the composer's page. What happened to them?

What about copyright?

  1. Are all CPDL scores legal?
  2. What copyright rules apply to CPDL content?
  3. Do all CPDL scores have the same copyright?
  4. When does music enter the public domain?
  5. Can modern editions of public domain music be copyrighted?

How do I contact someone?

  1. How do I contact someone?