Patent Number: 7,714,222

Title: Collaborative music creation

Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices are described for collaborative handling of music contributions over a network. Embodiments of the invention provide a portal, the portal being accessible over the network by a plurality of workstations and configured to provide a set of editing capabilities for editing music elements. Music contributions may be received at the portal. At least a portion of the music contributions include music elements. In certain embodiments, the music elements have been deconstructed from an audio signal or a score image. A number of collaboration requests may be received at the portal over the network. Some collaboration requests may originate from a first workstation, while other collaboration requests may originate from a second workstation. In response to at least one of the collaboration requests, at least a portion of the music elements may be edited using the editing capabilities of the portal.

Inventors: Taub; Robert D. (Princeton, NJ), Cabanilla; J. Alexander (New York, NY), Tourtellot; George (Morganville, NJ)

Assignee: MuseAmi, Inc.

International Classification: G10H 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018