The use of scores, bassoon parts, and recordings for this project fall into the “fair use” guidelines of Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Law for the following reasons:
- The material is being used for educational purposes
- The material is being used for non-profit purposes
- The use of the material is not intended to detract any profit from the copyright holders
- Less than 10% of the whole recording or score is being used
These provisions are discussed in the U.S. Copyright Office document titled "Reproduction of Copyrighted Works by Educators and Librarians."