User talk:Arturo


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Nice submission! :) --Feldmahler 18:38, 30 March 2007 (EDT)


Great stuff!!

Hey, thanks for uploading Jehan Alain works!! He, along with Franck and Vierne are my favorite composers (after Bach of course). I'm also an organ student. By chance do you have Mendelshon's six organ sonatas Op.65? I'm looking for them (especially No.6). I know that there's a Dover Edition that include them. cheers / nachoBA

I have Sweelinck's complete Keyboard works in a Dover reprint. As for old baroque composers check the Archive des Maitres d'orgue that I have uploaded. There are tons of french organ music there. It would be great to add to this archive: Frescobaldi, Sweelinck, Cabezon, Correa de Arauxo, Scheidt, Scheidemann, Walther, Pachelbel, Zipoli, Krebs. Great to have someone else heavily uploading organ stuff. You can reach me at

Cheers / nachoBA

Arturo said:
Fortunately, the most popular german Baroque composers (Froberger, Pachelbel) are uploaded.

"HK" - Anyone has Tournemire's 'The seven last words of Jesus Christ' op.67? Not exist anywhere, any sheet music stores around where I live.

Two things

Hi Arturo! Just two little things about the work page naming:

  1. It is a good idea to not put a period at the end of the name
  2. Please use numeric numbers whereever possible (ex. No.2 instead of Deuxieme or Second)

Thanks! --Feldmahler 11:09, 31 March 2007 (EDT)

Re: Two things

OK I understand you. If you have time, and want to, you can freely edit what I have written.

I've already fixed them... nice submissions btw :) --Feldmahler 11:49, 31 March 2007 (EDT)

Copyright Warning

Dear Arturo,

Thank you very much for your generous uploads. But can we ask you to take care that your submissions are in Public Domain? And also, please provide as much publication information as possible (you can find almost all information on the first pages of your scans).


Peter 12:19, 31 March 2007 (EDT)

To give you an example; I filled everything for you in the following submission: Suite No.2 for Organ, Op.27 (Boëllmann, Léon)

Hi Arturo

I had to remove the first and last parts of Organ_Works_(Alain,_Jehan) because they contain a preface which is not in the public domain (Gavoty died less than 50 years ago). You can resubmit the two files after removing the prefaces :)

Also, I will have to delete the Boellmann suite Peter mentioned above, because it is not in the public domain (the editor died less than 50 years ago, and it was also first published less than 50 years ago). --Feldmahler 14:51, 31 March 2007 (EDT)

Empty category

Hello Arturo, I would like to remind you that the Category:Callaert, Joseph, which you have created on March 31, is currently empty. If you are going to add a piece to it in the near future, please let me know, otherwise I will delete the category shortly. However, feel free to recreate the category at any time if needed. Thanks for contributing --Leonard Vertighel 05:21, 7 April 2007 (EDT)

Hello again, I found out why it was empty: the title was wrong. I have created the correct category at Category:Callaerts, Joseph (with an 's'). --Leonard Vertighel 04:01, 11 April 2007 (EDT)

Check out this work

Hi Arturo, check out this work I've uploaded. I'm prety sure you will like it. Have you heard works from these composer? I was introduced to Karg-Elert last year and honestly has blow my mind. Cheers / nachoBA

pub info

Arturo, I'm sorry that I have to remind you again to fill as much information as possible about the scan and the publisher. One of the ideas what makes IMSLP the best is that we try to identify scores (quality besides the quantity). On the other hand, identification is absolutely needed to make sure the score is in public domain!
For example, I completed The Art of Organ Playing (Thayer, Eugene).
Cheers, Peter 05:57, 9 April 2007 (EDT)


Hi Arturo! I will have to delete the two Tournemire transcriptions you submitted because they were transcribed by Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986) in 1956-58 [1] (the original was a recording done in 1930-31), and therefore are not in the public domain, since Duruflé died less than 50 years ago. --Feldmahler 19:14, 13 April 2007 (EDT)

Fiori Musicali (Frescobaldi, Girolamo)

do you have permission from the wima editor Jolando Scarpa to redistribute his work? WIMA pdfs are NOT in public domain ! (from wima: "You are not allowed to distribute digital copies of these editions to other web archives, either in the existing format or any other derived format without the explicit consent of the Icking Archive editors.") --Peter talk 15:28, 5 May 2007 (EDT)

Hello again. "So i think that only one person who have rights to typeset is it's author." That's true: the author has copyright - you can't find any public domain or free content license anywhere in the file. So it would be nice to acknowledge his rights and all his hard work and ask for his permission (the authors adresses are on WIMA). Probably they will be glad to do so, as they did for other files. Can you let us know if we have permission? Thanks.
We were discussing this also in the forum. Cheers, Peter talk 18:44, 5 May 2007 (EDT)

Daquin Suites

Hi! I will have to remove your submission of the Daquin Suites because they were published in 1982, and thus not public domain. Sorry! --Feldmahler 01:12, 6 May 2007 (EDT)

Couperin thanks

Wanted to extend a warm thanks for scanning and uploading the Dover reprints of Couperin's Pièces de Clavecin...both volumes! Many many thanks for all that work involved! Daphnis 15:43, 17 May 2007 (EDT)

What are you playing?

You said you are an organ student. So what are you playing at the moment? Which works by Reger did you play? --Kaun 15:17, 18 May 2007 (EDT)

I'm just playing chorales from op. 135 (they are so beautifull), and few works from op. 65, 47 etc. I have to poor techniqe at the moment to try i.e. Symphonique Phantasie op. 57, or op. 46. At all, I'm not playing too long. --Arturo 09:30, 19 May 2007 (EDT)


Hi there, after a while I'm back! I reveiced your msg. Currently I've uploaded some Vierne stuff. I guess you already have these. Thank you very much for submiting Mendelshon's Op.65!! Great stuff. Take care. / nachoBA


Hi there, check the work I've uploaded. It's REALLY great. I have a recording to recommend to you. Try to get access to a recording made by Aude Heurtematte at the Jurgen Ahrend organ in the Musee des Agustins in Toulouse. She plays Sweelinck and his pupil Scheidt. This recording is fantastic. take care. Soon I'm scaning Schumann works for organ. I got a copy of the original. And after that, Sweelinck!. take care. NachoBA

Dubois - Seven Pieces

Hi Arturo, You need to remove the title page from this because it has the Kalmus logo used by Alfred for the Kalmus Classic Series. It's just a reprint of an old Novello score and the music itself is fine. Thanks, Carolus 02:43, 26 June 2007 (EDT)

Toccata quasi Fantasia (Purcell, Henry)

Hi Arturo. I don't understand completety why you deleted the file on this page. Why is it useless to have that file entry? --Peter talk 12:03, 26 June 2007 (EDT)

I have reverted your deletion. I hope I don't offend you, but it is a VERY bad idea to delete other editions - don't do EVER that again! There is no reason to assume that having different editions on IMSLP is useless, as you say. In contrary, it is very interesting to have multiple editions - this gives us a unique possibility to compate different historical interpretations. For example, take the second measure of that toccata. The last d of that measure is a 1/8th note in your edition, while it is a 1/8+1/16th in the BGA edition. Quite a difference, isn't it?
I hope the next time you want to delete something, you discuss it first. Sorry to be so hard, but this is an error that cannot be made again. By the way, as a non-administrator you cannot permanently delete whole pages or images.--Peter talk 14:37, 26 June 2007 (EDT)

Handel: Xerxes

Hi Arturo, I'll be moving the Largo score you just posted to a new page for the opera Serse (Xerxes), along with the Parsons piano transcription of the same piece. It would be of great help in determining the public domain status of things if you would take the time to put in the publication info. I'll go ahead and do it for you on the Thayer and Handel so you can have an example of show you how to enter this info in the future. Thanks, Carolus 19:19, 13 July 2007 (EDT)

Dear Arturo,

Thank you for your submission. The upload was successful, but you did not provide enough source and publisher information. Can we kindly ask you to fill in as much information as possible? Correct identification of a score is absolutely needed to make sure a score is in public domain and does not violate copyright laws. Also, this identification reflects IMSLP's strive to quality and completeness.

Please pay attention to the following items:

  • Scanner:This field should include the name of the scanner, or the website where the file was obtained.
  • Editor: The person who edited the score. This is not always known, usually the editor is printed on top of the first page (e.g. edited by... ; in french revue par... or éditée par...; in German bearbeitet von...). This field can concern the original editor, and in case of a typesetted score, the typesetter.
  • Publisher Information: You can find publisher information usually on the bottom of the first pages of the score. The format for this field is as follows: "<Place>: <Publisher Company>, No. <Publisher's publication number>, <Date>. Plate <Plate number>."

More fields are described in the Score submission guide.

You will find a lot of information on the first pages of the score. If you have problems gaining information, more tips and help are provided at IMSLP:Contributing scores and Historical Publication Info. An example of a good submission is Frühlingsrauschen (Sinding, Christian)

Peter talk 14:30, 23 July 2007 (EDT)

Tansman works

Hi Arturo, just as a reminder, because Tansman died in the 80's the only things that are in the public domain are those published BEFORE 1923 and then only public domain in the US. The works you see on his page are the only public domain works of any keyboard works. Everything else is still under copyright. Daphnis 10:50, 16 August 2007 (EDT)

Re: Gregorian Chants

I would say anonymous as composer, but I'm not sure about this. I launched a topic about this in the forum, I think you will get a satisfying solution there. Cheers, Peter talk 13:55, 19 August 2007 (EDT)


Hi, Arturo: the Giuseppe Verdi's opera is "Attila", not "Atilla". Cheers. (Cloppj)

Messe C-Minor, Op. 147 (Schumann, Robert)

Hi, Arturo. I hope you can help me with this. I need to know for sure that using the score of Schumann's Messe C-Minor, that you submitted - Messe C-Minor, Op. 147 (Schumann, Robert) - would be legal. Can you check somewhere from the score when was it published? We will sing this work with our choir and I could save some money if I only had to buy the orchestra scores and copy the vocal scores myself. But I have to know whether this would be legal, and as far as I understand, the publication year is also important, not only the year of composer's death. Am I wrong here? Thanks for the contribution.ML 03:24, 11 October 2007 (EDT) ~~

Of course it is legal! REALY. By the way, I have never seen police walking on the stage and checking copyright status, haha!

Tournemire: L'Orgue Mystique

Hi Arturo! Thank you for scanning and uploading the complete Orgue Mystique. I have the Delvallée-Recording - twelwe CDS of great music! Unfortunately, the L'OM-Sites are still blocked so I can't view the scores. Is there something like an IP-Scanner, which blocks EU-Users or so? Kaun 07:21, 6 July 2008 (EDT)

Hi Arturo, I have a question. Would you please contact me at:
I know and i have these recordings, they are quite interesting!
I'm currently on holidays, any interests to me have to wait few days.

Hi Arturo, Thanks for posting the scores! However, when trying to download it, I encountered a notification on pending copyright. Anyway to PM me about this ? my email is aakevin at gmail dot com. Many Thanks. Kevin

about the "The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book"

hi from Brazil!

I'm searching for "The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book" and as you have uploaded them, could you send them to my mail? Thanks!

My brother's wife is from Polland, Bydygosz. I had visited your country some years ago, really beautiful place!

yours, Daniel From Brazil/Curitiba

Further Projects

Hi Arturo! Hope your holydays were fine. Are there any scan projects with organ music in future? There are stil some Tournemire-works missing :) Do you have access to some organ scores by Karg-Elert which are on the wishlist? Best wishes Kaun

Walther Organ Works

Hi Arturo, After reviewing the Walther complete organ works i want to ask you if there is a better quality document available. i think the compression settings for the pdf are way too strong - some parts are hard to read. thx Tremulant

Well, i NEVER scan in grayscale. My point is always printer-friendly pdf. As far as i printed this whole Walther work, i think it is of enough quality to print it, and play from it. And it doesn't look so bad. Maybe grayscale could provide you better view quality, but i guarantee, that my pdf is of best possible quality to print from.
Soon I will add Tabulatura Nova. As always, Black'n'White scan.


Hi Arturo! First of all, many and many thanks for your many and important contributions. I'd like to ask you something about pending copyrights. If you can, and you want, could you please contact me at ? Thanks a lot.

Hi artur, my name is victor im very interestin on your Widor's Suite Latine, but i cant donwload it because it wasn't aproved by this page, i would like if you can send me that pdf to my e-mail, please. Thank you.

The reason that score is blocked is because it is not public domain in the U.S. We have no way of verifying your location, so asking Arturo to email you the file is asking him to do something which could incriminate him. Please desist in the future. We are sorry about the error message that pops up; be sure that there is no error (And we are working to fix that).-- Snailey Yell at me Email me 14:20, 14 March 2009 (EDT) (IMSLP Admin, Copyright Reviewer)

Tournemire thanks

At last they've become downloadable for european users like me! So THANKS A LOT for this monumental upload!!! --Andrea89 19:36, 20 July 2010 (UTC)

P.S: I totally agree with your "policy" of black&white scan! It's the best way to get files not too big and to assure a good printing quality!

Ch.Tournemire 5 choral-improvisations wanted!

Hello, first of all I want to thank you for all Tournemire great stuff! :) I would like to ask if you have (and if you have could you add them? :) ) a Tournemire scores- 5 choral-improvisations (transcription by Maurice Durufle) especially I'm thinking about two of them Choral-improvisation sur le "Victimae paschali laudes" and second- sur le "Te Deum". If you could add them into imslp thet would be really great!:) Greetings.

I'm not Arturo, but I'd just like to mention that because Durufle only died in 1986, any arrangements by him are under copyright worldwide and cannot be uploaded here. Sorry, KGill talk email 01:16, 28 July 2010 (UTC)