User talk:Ras1


Dear Ras1,
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Re; Brahms Piano Quartet in C Minor

Hi Ras1, and thank you for your message!

Unfortunately the only copy of the Brahms C Minor Quartet (Op.60) that I have is an Eulenburg pocket score, so I won't be able to post the separate parts!

It's a lot more difficult to find music with separate parts, but I'm always on the lookout.

Regards, Aldona

Editing images

Hi Ras1, and thank you for contributing that Ravel Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn score. I can't believe I forgot to add that one in...must have slipped my mind somehow. One thing I did want to mention is how you edit images. For example with that one, it is clear it came from the CD Sheet Music set and so you rightfully removed the watermarks, but when you do so PLEASE do not use MS Paint as it resamples the images when you save your changes. It's easy to use, yes, but the result when you re-compile those images into a PDF is they look huge at 100% zoom (which should be the native size) and often are distorted. What you can use in the way of free tools is a program called Gimp that correctly handles these images. Photoshop, if you have it, also works fine. I've corrected the file you've uploaded, so if you still have the one you made you may like to compare the two and see what I'm talking about. Anyway, again thanks for catching that one! Daphnis 22:57, 16 August 2007 (EDT)

What probably happened was the TIFFs you obtained from Project Gutenberg were edited in MSPaint or the likes, because I can tell these came from the CD Sheet Music set of French Piano Music, which means they had to decrypt the PDF file original, then dump the images, then edit them to remove water marks. So when you got them, their resolution had already been altered, and combining them into a PDF didn't change it. I didn't fix the file you uploaded per se, but rather used a copy of my own that had been properly edited. I don't mess around with Project Gutenberg stuff at all because frankly not many people know how to scan and edit music properly, so I'd rather get the scores and scan/edit them myself. But if Gutenberg scans/scores must be used, oh well, at least we'll have the music available to us in some form. Daphnis 10:20, 17 August 2007 (EDT


Hi Ras1, I have a question for you: Did you remove the Elibron logo, etc. from the file you posted? I can't open it, unfortunately, probably because my version of Acrobat is too old (version 5). You seem to have a good grasp of how things should be uploaded, etc. so I'll go ahead and put them into "checked" status. If you did not or were unable to remove the Elibron info, contact either Mcroskell or Arturo and they will be happy to clean the file of offending trademarks. Thanks, Carolus 02:36, 22 August 2007 (EDT)

Ornstein Publisher Info

Hi Ras1, You're fast on the uptake! Here's a line you can copy and paste. Since Mr. Ornstein was so generous, I promised to include the link to his site, which is embedded in this line for the "Publisher Info" field:

Woodside: Poon Hill Press, Ed. (S-###)

Just add the ediiton / catalogue number after the "Ed." and you're ready to go. Have Fun! Carolus 20:09, 23 August 2007 (EDT)

Ornstein Publisher Info (continued)

Hi Ras1! I think Carolus meant the line with the link, which would be:

Woodside: [ Poon Hill Press], Ed. (S-###)

You can simply copy this (including the link code) to the publisher box of the add file form, with the necessary changes (edition number) of course. :) --Feldmahler 18:59, 24 August 2007 (EDT)

Thanks! I've made the change. -Ras1

Ornstein Update

The one thing I was thinking is that we should be labeling in Misc. Comments field the parts of each file, or the parts of a suite and collections. I've done a couple of them, but it should be complete.Scottorr 20:46, 25 August 2007 (EDT)

File naming

Hi Ras1,
apparently you've tried to upload several files with the same name. Now a set of files is linked to 3 different work pages (Category:Morales, Cristóbal de). Please use clear file names which contain at leat the name of the composer, the opus and the title, for example Roussel_-_Sérénade,_Op._30_(score).pdf. After renaming them just upload again to the respective workpages and delete the code of the wrong ones manually. If you need help, you can leave a message. Regards, Hobbypianist 17:31, 2 July 2008 (EDT)


Hi Ras1 - and welcome back. Can you just put in the "Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike" when you upload these from Nancho Alvaraz's site? Also, use the following link back to his site in the publisher field: Nancho Alavarez. Alvarez should also be listed as the "Editor." That way, he gets full credit for his work. Thanks very much for uploading all these, they are a nice edition to IMSLP. Cheers, Carolus 18:35, 6 July 2008 (EDT)

-Will do.

We'll have to change that! Thanks for bringing it to our attention. Carolus 18:47, 6 July 2008 (EDT)

Beethoven: Piano Concerto 2

Hi ras1, I just removed the mention of where you may have gotten this file, and filled in the missing info about the original publisher. I look your file over in detail before I tag it for copyright approval. Thanks, Carolus 20:06, 23 July 2008 (EDT)

Copyright Templates

Ras1, Please do not change Copyright Templates without approval. Carolus 14:28, 28 July 2008 (EDT)

Beethoven Symphonies

Hi Ras. Your uploads of the Beethoven parts are incredibly nice. Do you also have possession of the other strings and possibly winds? --Peter talk 14:05, 30 July 2008 (EDT)

I wish! But if other people are willing to buy the cds mentioned on the forums at [Symphony Parts], then we can get them! I currently have Violin volumes 1 and 7. The only problem is that it's quite a bit of work to get all the logos off. I have software to do the trick, but people who don't are going to have trouble. As someone who really wants IMSLP to host more parts, I'd really like more people to join me in this (I mean, the parts aren't all that great unless they're more complete!). Maybe it could be made into a "current project?" Imagine if an amateur orchestra - like the one I'm in - could get free access to orchestral music and not have to worry about performance rights!
I'm gonna look at the university libraries over here if they have the cd-rom. That would be nicer than buying 'em. --Peter talk 10:09, 31 July 2008 (EDT)
Hurray! They got them all here at the Ghent conservatory library. Peter talk 19:03, 1 August 2008 (EDT)

Orchestral parts project

Hello! I'm new here and I want to know more about "Orchestral parts project" in wich you are involement. I know only about some CD volumes and I don't know where I can get them. I need vol. 1 because I'm looking for the parts of IX Symphony of Beethoven. Thanks a lot. :D Martin

Schubert 9 Parts mixup?

Hey, I was trying to download your Violin 1/2 parts to Schubert 9, when I discovered that they both seem to be the Violin 1 part. Just a heads up.

Works for me...-- Snailey Talk to Me Email me 01:28, 31 July 2009 (UTC)

I think you mean they're both V2 - fixing it as we speak. Rob 01:29, 31 July 2009 (UTC)

Ah.-- Snailey Talk to Me Email me 01:42, 31 July 2009 (UTC)