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 for musical composition
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  musical composition
      n 1: a musical work that has been created; "the composition is
           written in four movements" [syn: musical composition,
           opus, composition, piece, piece of music]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  MUSICAL COMPOSITION. The act of congress of February 3, 1831, authorizes the 
  granting of a copyright for a musical composition. A question was formerly 
  agitated whether a composition published on a single sheet of paper, was to 
  be considered a book, and it was decided in the affirmative. 2 Campb. 28, 
  n.; 11 East, 244. See Copyright. 

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