|www.MusicForMass.org - Permission Request
for Free Use in Worship
Why this permission agreement?
These English texts of the
Roman Catholic Mass are owned and administrated by ICEL
(International Committee on English in the Liturgy) or by ICET
(International Consultation on English Texts). The use of these owned
Mass texts is
currently granted to me free of charge, providing I do not charge for
Should I charge a fee for use of ICET's or ICEL's texts, it
necessary to renegotiate ICEL's agreement with me.
ii.) All creative work of Daryel A. Nance published on this website, both music and texts as indicated, is the intellectual property of Daryel A. Nance, for which his claim of copyright is registered with the United States Copyright Office of the Library of Congress. Wishing to maintain my claim of copyright, I, Daryel A. Nance, am obligated to administer my permission for the control of the copying, distribution, modification and the subsequent use of my creative intellectual property. This obligation to administer my creative works exists even though I have no personal interest at present in receiving monetary compensation from the copying or use of my music or texts published on this website, when this music is both used for worship and is not reprinted in any manner that is offered for sale. This free use agreement for my creative intellectual property published on this website IN NO WAY RELEASES my creative intellectual property into public domain. Further questions or permission for any other uses must be requested and negotiated separately. E-mail: MusicForMass@swbell.net or office phone: 713-663-3539.
REQUEST for PERMISSION to use in worship, without payment,
First, you will probably
want to print out the music
scores (found on other pages of this website) which you are considering
using. Review these music scores and determine which items you want
to use for worship. To legally use
the copyrighted music compositions from www.MusicForMass.org in
worship, and to make
multiple copies for your parish church music ministry, you must
send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
requesting permission to copy and use music scores from
website for worship in your parish church. You
receive an e-mail reply very quickly acknowledging your permission for
Basically what you are
to do is:
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Please type in the
3.) What you do (your responsibility or position) within your music ministry:
4.) Your church's mailing address
(street, city, state and zip):
5.) How can you be contacted (phone number, e-mail address, etc.):
6.) What is today's date:
7.) List the music items you plan to use (for example, collectively just type "the Lyric Mass Suite", or "refrains and acclamations for the worshiping assembly", or name individual compositions); take as much space as you need:
I, the named above in item "1.", am requesting permission to use the music composition/s listed above in item "7." without payment, in worship. In sending this e-mail I acknowledge that all of the information is correct to the best of my knowledge, and that I, in good faith have read and I agree to, the terms described here on this web page in order to have permission to legally use this music for worship. The Terms of this "Free Use Permission": Music and text published on www.MusicForMass.org, where so indicated, is the creative intellectual property of Daryel A. Nance and the claim of copyright is registered with the U.S. Copyright Office of the Library of Congress. Music scores obtained from this website may be legally copied with the content unaltered, with copyright information intact, for use in worship, currently free of charge:
i.) IF PERMISSION IS REQUESTED by some responsible person at the parish church of use (the USER),
ii.) AND that person RECEIVES AND RETAINS A REPLY from Daryel A. Nance (www.MusicForMas.org).
Completion of this request and reply implies an agreement exists to the terms described herein between the USER, named in item "1." above, and Daryel A. Nance (www.MusicForMass.org); further Daryel A. Nance reserves the right at a future time to terminate this agreement at such time that Daryel A. Nance (www.MusicFor Mass.org) ceases to grant permission for free use of the requested music score/s, or whenever Daryel A. Nance no longer owns the right to copy a specific composition/s (i.e.: reassignment of copyright), or at such time that any other text or music owner's claim to their own intellectual property requiring that this free use permission be terminated, or for any other reason not apparent at this time. (I, Daryel A. Nance, can only give my permission for the use of what I own, while I continue to own it, unless I should choose, for reasons not apparent at this time, or reasons beyond my control, to no longer offer my permission to freely copy and use these compositions in worship.) Use by a parish or church for a religious concert is included in "free use in worship". This free use agreement for my creative intellectual property published on this website IN NO WAY RELEASES my creative intellectual property into public domain.
Republishing scores in books,
collections, and making copies for sale: Music
scores obtained here (www.MusicForMass.org) MAY NOT legally be
reprinted in any publication that is intended
for sale - within the scope of this simple
free use permission. Permission
for this and any other uses must
be requested and negotiated separately. Contact information:
e-mail MusicForMass@swbell.net music office
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