However, if someone wrote an piece of music about a photograph, as Philip Glass did about Edward Muybridge (though time had elapsed on the copyright), there would not be a derivative work and no copyright problem. Likewise for a ballet about a bridge.
But what about a sound recording of a mime?!!
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