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Yeah, after the Calonsound CDs came out and I heard them.  I got "not OK"
with other people recording some of my songs.

They are perfectly fine versions of my songs, but it's not *my* song.

I might be a jerk or a pretentious artist for feeling that way but that's
just how the cookie crumbles.


On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 12:31 PM, Dorcas Whitecap
<[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Regarding Fiondel's third item, I must point out that songs shared on the
> physical medium of the CDs are SLIGHTLY more under the control of the
> authors of the songs.  When we put out the second CD, we promised the
> authors that we wouldn't put their songs on the internet, where anybody
> could then appropriate them for any purpose.
>
> That's not to say that the authors WOULDN'T give permission to include
> their works on the "Calonsound Youtube channel"; they very well might be
> okay with it.  I'm just saying that many Calontir standards weren't written
> by Calontiri, and those authors might take a different view of this project.
>
> Having said that, I'm sure I still have email addresses of a lot of the
> authors of these songs, and would share those addresses with whoever was
> going to be working on getting permissions.  (most addresses were found via
> google, and on public sites and sources)
>
> Dorcas
>
>
> On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Michelle Heitman <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Not to seem like a party pooper (and not being on facebook to have seen
>> that discussion), but what is the advantage of a video over the already
>> extant teaching CDs?
>>
>>>
>>> -- Logan --
>>>
>>> Perfectly reasonable question, Logan.
>>
>> The advantages of a You Tube video:
>>
>> 1.  You can post the lyrics to the song, immediately beneath the
>> performance,
>> and then listener can follow along with the lyrics, while they listen to
>> the song
>> being performed.
>>
>> 2.  The performances on the CD (particularly those songs which are sung
>> by
>> more than one  person)  are not especially helpful to people with hearing
>> issues.  I have had more than one person who has limitations on their
>> hearing
>> abilities, tell me that the CD (to them) sounds like this:
>> "Well...neat...that's a
>> group of people singing something."  A video would be one person/one
>> voice/
>> one nice clear melody.
>>
>> 3.  The CD is a physical object, that has to be acquired.  A video on
>> Youtube
>> is something that is immediately accessible to anyone with a computer.
>>
>> Those seem like sufficiently viable reasons to make the attempt.
>>
>> Fiondel
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