How long does it take to post a new score?

A place for contemporary composers and others to discuss their works and issues of composing choral music in our time
John David Eaton
Posts: 5
Joined: 16 Jul 2012 04:17

How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby John David Eaton » 16 Jul 2012 04:20

Some time ago (months) I posted a score for one of my own compositions. Does anyone know about how long it takes for the score to appear on CPDL?

joachim
Posts: 75
Joined: 23 Nov 2007 10:04

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby joachim » 16 Jul 2012 18:17

Hi John
First of all many thanks for your contribution to CPDL. The score submission procedure is largely automated, but the page creation itself is still a manual enterprise. It is taken up by volunteers and hence may take (quite) a while, depending on when people are available to tackle new pages.
Patience, as always, is a good virtue in these matters. If you received the automated confirmation email after you submitted, you can rest assured that your score will appear some time soon.

Regards

Joachim

carlos
Site Admin
Posts: 1781
Joined: 19 Aug 2008 15:26
Location: São Paulo, Brasil

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby carlos » 19 Jul 2012 16:24

Hi John, your composition is now available online: Benedicta_et_venerabilis_(John_David_Eaton)

It would be nice if you could also provide a PDF, otherwise access to your work will be restricted to the few people who happen to have Finale installed on their computers.

Also, please add some information about yourself on your composer page: John_David_Eaton

Thanks,
Carlos (talk)
CPDL Administration

John David Eaton
Posts: 5
Joined: 16 Jul 2012 04:17

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby John David Eaton » 20 Jul 2012 18:50

Carlos, I don't have a way of making a PDF file, I'm really sorry.

anaigeon
Posts: 102
Joined: 06 Dec 2005 21:15
Location: France
Contact:

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby anaigeon » 21 Jul 2012 20:49

Hi John, you might like to download and install
http://www.pdfforge.org/
which is free, and will appear as a virtual pdf "printer" in the Print dialog box of any soft.

carlos
Site Admin
Posts: 1781
Joined: 19 Aug 2008 15:26
Location: São Paulo, Brasil

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby carlos » 21 Jul 2012 22:04

John, I use an application similar to that suggested by anaigeon, called pdfMachine:

http://www.pdfmachine.com/genp/pdfmachine_white.html

I don't know pdfforge enough to say which is better, but you may want to try both and decide for yourself.

CHGiffen
Site Admin
Posts: 1658
Joined: 16 Sep 2005 21:22
Location: Hudson, Wisconsin, USA

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby CHGiffen » 22 Jul 2012 00:53

And I use the virtual PDF printer PDF995 available from http://www.pdf995.com/download.html
Charles H. Giffen
President of CPDL and
Manager of ChoralWiki
User pageTalk pageComposer page

Early Choral Music? Zephyrus (I sang 12 seasons 1992-2004 with this group).

Cdalitz
Posts: 138
Joined: 24 Apr 2007 14:42

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby Cdalitz » 22 Jul 2012 14:04

And in case you have MacOS X, the built in print dialog has a "PDF" submenu, in which you can choose "Save as PDF". No additional software required.

John David Eaton
Posts: 5
Joined: 16 Jul 2012 04:17

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby John David Eaton » 23 Jul 2012 11:29

Thanks to all of you who pointed me in the right direction for making PDF files. I succeeded in making one. Now I have to figure out how to upload it to join m Allegro file. Again, many thanks.

carlos
Site Admin
Posts: 1781
Joined: 19 Aug 2008 15:26
Location: São Paulo, Brasil

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby carlos » 23 Jul 2012 16:25

Hi John, you can use the following link to upload your pdf: http://www.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php?titl ... abilis.pdf

Claude Tallet seems to already have uploaded a pdf for you in A4 format, but you may re-upload in Letter format if you prefer.

And now that you learned the trick, perhaps you could provide a pdf for your other edition too: Regina_coeli_(Crist%C3%B3bal_de_Morales). Use this link for uploading new files: Special:Upload

John David Eaton
Posts: 5
Joined: 16 Jul 2012 04:17

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby John David Eaton » 23 Jul 2012 22:09

Very many thanks to Claude Tallet. I have acquired the necessary software to turn the Regina Coeli into a PDF file, so that will be uploaded shortly.

John David Eaton
Posts: 5
Joined: 16 Jul 2012 04:17

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby John David Eaton » 24 Jul 2012 02:07

carlos wrote:Hi John, you can use the following link to upload your pdf: http://www.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php?titl ... abilis.pdf

Claude Tallet seems to already have uploaded a pdf for you in A4 format, but you may re-upload in Letter format if you prefer.

And now that you learned the trick, perhaps you could provide a pdf for your other edition too: Regina_coeli_(Crist%C3%B3bal_de_Morales). Use this link for uploading new files: Special:Upload


I just tried uploading the PDF for the Morales but I'm not sure if I got it right.

carlos
Site Admin
Posts: 1781
Joined: 19 Aug 2008 15:26
Location: São Paulo, Brasil

Re: How long does it take to post a new score?

Postby carlos » 24 Jul 2012 04:08

John David Eaton wrote:I just tried uploading the PDF for the Morales but I'm not sure if I got it right.

Yes, you did it right! :D A link to it was already added to the works page.

But now another issue has arisen: your Regina Coeli does not seem to be the same as the other two editions already on that page. We can simply split the page into two others: Regina Coeli I and Regina Coeli II. However, checking on the Grove Dictionary they cite only one "Regina caeli, laetare, 4vv" by Morales, besides one "Regina caeli, laetare, 5vv" and two "Regina caeli, laetare, 6vv". Could it be that you made an arrangement for 4 voices of one of the 5vv or 6vv works?


Return to “Contemporary composers”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest