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Then your songs will have to be ones that I, with my hearing disability,
will never be able to sing. That makes me a little sad, but if the
integrity of the version is that important to you, I will try to understand.


On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 5:33 PM, Mark Morley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 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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