Music copyright laws should be less strict. People should not be able to “own” a pattern of sounds and be able to sue someone for “copying” or “stealing” their musical ideas. People in fine arts and fashion copy each other all the time and they don’t sue each other – they just make something else! Music would be if there was less ownership and more freedom.
§ 1. Literary or artistic work, be it expressed in writing or in speech as a fictional or a descriptive representation, or whether it be a musical or dramatic work, cinematographic or photo- graphic work, or a work of fine art, architecture, applied art, or expressed in some other manner, should not be subject to copyright by the person who created the work