User talk:EdgarFGirtainIV

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Hi Edgar! I don't know if it was intentional, but the file you just added to this page was actually a duplicate entry for one of the files already on the page. The best solution would probably be to specify a different filename when you re-upload :-) Cheers, KGill talk email 19:54, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

So the new files you uploaded are for a new version of the piece? KGill talk email 20:12, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

email</sub></small> 20:10, 25 April 2010 (UTC)They were just minor revisions...the piano score is larger and easier to read, and in the trombone part a few accidentals are respelled, etc. I am not at all savy with operating this website.

It's all right :-) In that case, I felt it would be OK to remove the old files (tell me if you want it differently). In the future, it might be easier to use the following procedure to upload new versions of files, instead of entirely new files: you notice that under each download link, there is a small number (e.g. #62515). If you click on that number, you will be taken to a page which gives a link to 'Upload a new version of this file'. That page contains additional instructions. It might be a little less work ;-) Cheers, KGill talk email 20:21, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

Ah...Thank you very much, sir. You are a scholar and a gentleman.

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Best Wishes,


Carolus 03:59, 27 April 2011 (UTC)
(IMSLP Copyright Admin)
PS: Dear Edgar, It's OK for you to change the CC license for the items already uploaded if you wish. Carolus 03:59, 27 April 2011 (UTC)

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