Terms and conditions


These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to Composition Library's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of Composition Library's privacy policy.

Intellectual Property Rights

Composition Library owns the intellectual property rights in the website design and associated software and all rights are reserved. All website content including methods, compositions, collections, performance data and user-submitted material are either assumed to have been placed in the public domain by their composers/authors, or where rights are reserved, the copyright owner permits them to be freely reproduced for non-commercial purposes.

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Composition Library’s express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without Composition Library’s express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. Composition Library reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Composition Library’s discretion.

Composition Library provides registered users with additional functionality and access to restricted areas of this website using an account login. When registering, you must provide your real name and a personal email address by which you can be contacted when required. You must ensure that your login password is kept confidential and your account is used solely by you or someone acting under either on your behalf or under your supervision. Multiple login accounts are not permitted.

If there is doubt about the true identity of a registered user, or it appears that they do not have a genuine interest in using the site for its intended purpose, or it appears that a person has multiple accounts, access may be restricted until the identity and/or intention of the user of the affected account(s) has been established to Composition Library's satisfaction.

Composition Library may disable your user ID and password in Composition Library’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to Composition Library a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Composition Library or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

Composition Library reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on Composition Library’s servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding Composition Library’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Composition Library does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Composition Library makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Composition Library does not warrant that:

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of liability

Composition Library will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

These limitations of liability apply even if Composition Library has been expressly advised of the potential loss.


Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Composition Library’s liability in respect of any:


By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Composition Library’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Composition Library.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.


You hereby indemnify Composition Library and undertake to keep Composition Library indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Composition Library to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Composition Library’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Composition Library arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to Composition Library’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Composition Library may take such action as Composition Library deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


Composition Library may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


Composition Library may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Composition Library’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.


If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Composition Library in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the [non-]exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


This document was created using a Contractology template available at http://www.freenetlaw.com.

Composition Library’s details

The registered domain name for Composition Library is complib.org and all rights are reserved by the domain name owner.

You can contact Composition Library by email to [email protected].