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Report Editor Problems Here

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter 4 hours ago. 17 Replies

Hello members,Some users are reporting difficulty using the Editor. At present there is no solution other than to clear your browser's cache or switch to another browser. If you are having any…Continue

Notation Composers - Publishing Opportunity through "ScoreBank"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gav Brown Feb 12. 19 Replies

Hello members,If you are a notation composer, you may have an interest in joining a new area of the Composers' Forum, "ScoreBank." This is a private area of the Composers' Forum where you can post…Continue

Orchestral Instrumentation Question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gav Brown Jan 15. 32 Replies

Hello Colleagues,I am investigating writing something for orchestra, which I haven't written for before. In doing some basic research, I've found lots of different possibilities for instruments to…Continue

Root for String Quartet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gav Brown Jan 24. 16 Replies

Hello Colleagues,This is the last in a series of four string quartets I am writing, the other three are further down this page if you have interest to hear them. In this one, I am mostly dividing up…Continue

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Bob Porter replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"Also can't edit. Laptop, W10, Chrome, At&t wireless,  I haven't tried lately, but I don't think I can post an mp3 either. So much easier than an external link."
4 hours ago
Stephen Lines left a comment for Gav Brown
"Hi Gav, I have inadvertently added someone to my list of friends and would like to remove him - how do I do that please? Stephen"
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Saul Dzorelashvili replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"Computer: IMac 21 inch year 2018 operating system OS High Sierra  Safari version 12 Phone: Iphone XS max version 12.1.3 Model MT5X2LL/A"
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Gav Brown replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"Thanks Dane, I do know that the original post can always be edited"
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Dane Aubrun replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"^^^ (Apologies for the pointing upward to your post, Gav, but I can't quote either. I think Saul is saying that if someone starts a thread then people (and perhaps that same original poster) replies, that person can click on "options"…"
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Geert ter Horst left a comment for Gav Brown
"Thank you. Perhaps you can help me a bit. I tried to upload some of my scores which are Musescore format, but this doesn't seem to work. However, if I upload them in MP3 format the sound quality is very bad and there appears no sheet music on…"
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Saul Dzorelashvili replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"Gav, Not replay to my thread by others, I said that all the other posts that you make in your own thread can't be edited something that was possible before."
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Gav Brown replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"Thanks all, and in response to Saul: you can't edit replies on your thread, that is normal. The other issue you raise is not normal. All, please keep your responses coming, I will be sharing this thread with Ning at the end of the week…"
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michael diemer replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"I'm now having another problem. I can't do a quote reply. I have to manually copy the quote. Seems like it could be related."
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Ingo Lee replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"Hi Gav,  I can't edit or quote either. Desktop, Win 7, Firefox 65.0.1"
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Saul Dzorelashvili replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"The editor does not work at all. It only works this way. 1. You created a new thread and posted it. You personally can edit your own first thread. Then the other posts that you post on your own thread will not be edited. In general when I want to…"
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Gav Brown replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"Thanks all for responses so far. Timothy, the 15-minute edit time window is normal and can't be changed. To all: I will be sharing this thread with Ning at the end of the week, so if you have anything to share, do it before then please."
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Timothy Smith replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"Gav, The only problems I had seemed to be with the time allowed for edits. I sometimes need to go back a day later and that can't happen here. Best!"
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Dane Aubrun replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"Point is, it did work until - well, guessing here - probably about the end of January. I blame Brexit. :D"
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Gav Brown replied to Bob Morabito's discussion U.S. Copyright Royalty Board Officially Submits a 44% Songwriter Streaming Royalty Increase — Publishers Say a Spotify Challenge Would be ‘Declaring War’
"As I am about to enter this world with CD Baby, this is of particular interest to me. Seems like a good deal if it goes through! Thanks for posting Bob!"
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Gav Brown replied to Gav Brown's discussion Report Editor Problems Here
"The more who report and the more details you can provide, the better. I will be sharing this thread with Ning"
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A delightful piano composition - Peacherine Rag

Posted on December 9, 2014 at 12:47am 0 Comments

I started composing because of the music in the movie "The Sting" - the ragtime of Scott Joplin. His music is not only great sounding, but a fun fit fit for the fingers - physically enjoyable to play. Here's a piece which was not in The Sting, but which is a delightful example of his work - about 3 minutes long -

http://youtu.be/Z8c8eFXNolg

Shatner of the Mount

Posted on November 22, 2014 at 7:35pm 0 Comments

I think it's hilarious, perhaps you will enjoy it too

http://youtu.be/HU2ftCitvyQ

Some Water Music

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 1:10am 0 Comments

Another composer has posted recently on the forum about a piece he wrote inspired by French music which is about fountains. I won’t post this on his thread, which is about his composition, but thought you might enjoy it - ragtime composers liked to compose on this theme too, and one of my favorites in this genre is a piece written by a guy named Robert Hampton called “Cataract Rag.” (Cataract is a synonym for Waterfall). The middle section (starting at about 1:50) particularly is delightful…

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The Laser Farm Dialogues

Posted on August 17, 2014 at 5:14pm 0 Comments

Hi all,

Joe Wall is a Baltimore composer who does interesting things. I once got to see a multimedia presentation of this piece by him, about how, as a small child, he mused on the satellite program. I've never forgotten it. I find it meditative and hypnotic. I've been looking for it for years online and finally found it. The last few words spoken I particularly find affecting. Hope you like it.…

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At 5:43am on February 19, 2019, Stephen Lines said…

Hi Gav,

I have inadvertently added someone to my list of friends and would like to remove him - how do I do that please?

Stephen

At 3:21pm on February 18, 2019, Geert ter Horst said…

Thank you. Perhaps you can help me a bit. I tried to upload some of my scores which are Musescore format, but this doesn't seem to work. However, if I upload them in MP3 format the sound quality is very bad and there appears no sheet music on the screen. Do you have an idea how can we read the sheet music while listening to a composition published here?

At 10:53am on February 12, 2019, Frank Antonson said…

Thanks for the welcome,  Gav.    I am thinking that I may be able to get a lot of good advice here.

At 11:52am on January 26, 2019, michael diemer said…

Thanks Gav, it's good to be back!

At 12:44pm on January 23, 2019, Stanley King said…

OK now you all know I have an eyesight problem! Sorry Gav. (not Gary)

At 12:42pm on January 23, 2019, Stanley King said…

Thanks Gary. Let me set up my profile and then I'd like to post what I think is my most finished work.

At 1:26pm on January 21, 2019, David Carovillano said…

Thank you for the warm welcome, Gav!  Looks like a terrific and friendly forum for composers.  I've resisted joining many forums due to the bickering, mean-spirited discussions, and/or contempt for fellow composers' works, but it seems we won't have to worry about that here :)

At 2:23am on January 5, 2019, Dane Aubrun said…

Thank you, Gav.

At 3:32pm on December 21, 2018, Mark Ames said…

Not sure how I missed your reply back on Dec. 16th.... but thank you for welcoming me.

I was waiting for an email telling I was accepted and finally decided to just try signing on. Lo and behold! Here I am!

I look forward to participating and meeting people from the Composer's World.

At 12:32pm on November 22, 2018, Hayden McGowan said…

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