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Items by RICH CAMPBELL

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Comment: Re: Music for Women's Voices on theme of Autumn/Evening
from a past post: COMPOSITION SPOTLIGHT ~ by Jack Senzig   (Each week we look at one or two of the best choral works posted in the Composition Showcase here on ChoralNet.  This is where we store a treasure trove of works that your choirs will love to sing and your audiences will love to he...
PDF Document: Apple Pie
Comment: Re: "A Life in Song" Concert Theme
HI Mary, "If I Can Sing, I Still Am Free" had ia successful premiere on Saturday in San Diego by SACRA/PROFANA (it was the winner of their call for scores).  You can view the ssore here: http://www.richcampbell.us/If%20I%20Can%20Sing,%20I%20Still%20Am%20Free%20-For%20Perusal%20Only%20Do%20Not%2...
PDF Document: If I Can Sing, I Still Am Free
Comment: Re: Autumn/winter theme SA piece
Winter Stars, for SSA a cappella   Score:  http://www.richcampbell.us/Winter%20Stars%20FOR%20PERUSAL%20ONLY%20DO%20NOT%20COPY.pdf   Choralnet review:  http://www.choralnet.org/view/433510   Audio:   http://www.choralnet.org/paint/425785/Winter+Stars.mp3
Comment: Re: A cappella music for treble choir aged 13-16
Hi, A piece of mine for SSA women's choir was featured on Choralnet. Winter Stars:      http://www.choralnet.org/view/433510 Thanks. -Rich
Comment: Re: Upbeat SATB piece with piano
Hi Jessica, I have an upbeat SATB + piano piece getting its premiere July 19 in San Diego. If your concert is after that, I hope you'll consider "If I Can Sing, I Still Am Free."  you can view the score here: http://www.richcampbell.us/If%20I%20Can%20Sing,%20I%20Still%20Am%20Free%20-For%20Perusa...
Comment: Re: Scanning a portion of a score (as a sample to share)
Fair use info from the US copyright office: http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html One of the rights accorded to the owner of copyright is the right to reproduce or to authorize others to reproduce the work in copies or phonorecords. This right is subject to certain limitations found in sections ...
Comment: Re: Scanning a portion of a score (as a sample to share)
THe scanning/distribution you mention, even of a page or two, requires that you secure permission. Otherwise it is a violation of copyright.
Comment: Re: Looking for snow/winter songs/arrangements
Here's a link to the score of a piece of mine, "Snow," a setting of a poem by Billy Collins: http://www.richcampbell.us/SNOW%205_9_13.mus%20-%20FOR%20PERUSAL%20ONLY%20NOT%20FOR%20SALE.pdf
Comment: Re: YouTube question
http://www.bmi.com/licensing/entry/types_of_copyrights   A synch license is required.....  As stated above, much of the content on YouTube is up without a license and in violation of copyright, and is subject to being taken down at some point.   From ASCAP:   "A synchronization or "synch" r...
Comment: Re: Appropriate? Use of sign language to augment music
Chilcott's "Can You Hear Me" is written with sign language as an integral part of the work:  https://www.jwpepper.com/Can-You-Hear-Me%3F/3183191.item#.U1vMWl5q1rI
Comment: Re: Help me choose rep for our Vienna/Salzburg/Munich tour!
Hi Kayla, A new work of mine was recently premiered at the ACDA Southern Conference. "If Ever There Is" is SATB a cappella, medium difficulty, and has a universal message: a wish for peace. You can view the score and listen to it here: http://www.richcampbell.us/composer.htm -Rich Campbell
Comment: Re: Help me finish a set for Spring Concert!!
Hi Jason,  I've got a fun unison + piano piece on my site:  http://www.richcampbell.us/WeAreTheFutureFcopyright7_2_13%20-%20FOR%20PERUSAL%20ONLY%20NOT%20FOR%20SALE.pdf Uplifting message. Young singers enjoy it. I can send a realization via email--- contact me at campbellsongs@verizon.net -Rich
Comment: Re: Preparing and conducting Belshazzar's Feast
Hi Larry, I was in attendance at last month's ACDA Southern Conference closing concert at Jacoby Hall in Jacksonville when Simon Halsey conducted the Collegiate Combined Chorus & the Jacksonville Symphont Orchestra in "Belshazzar's Feast." He had the orchestra on stage, surrounded by the choru...
Announcement: If Ever There Is (SATB a cappella) a wish for peace
If Ever There Is    SATB a cappella, no divisi, secular, duration 5 min.      $2.50 "If Ever There Is"  had its concert debut last Thursday by the Directors Chorus at the Southern Division ACDA Conference, with Francisco Núñez conducting, "If Ever There Is" was developed with Philip ...
Comment: Re: Repertoire for wide range of musical periods
Hi Leigh, Wishing you the best with your programming. For new music, my "If Ever There Is" was just performed at the Southern ACDA Conference. Score & recording here: http://www.richcampbell.us/composer.htm -Rich
Comment: Re: copyright issue ?
HI Bing, Yes, you still need to obtain permission from the publisher to re-print the text. -Rich
Comment: Re: Question about cd's being sold
I don't believe that there is any law that states performers must get credit on an album's liner notes. Whoever posessess the recording & arranged for its distribution is profiting from it's sale. Have you talked with the leadership of the church choir? Hopefully the choir itself is getting t...
Comment: Re: GRADUATE CHORAL CONDUCTING RECITAL: Literature
Hi, I invite your daughter to have a look at "Winter Stars", for 3 part women's choir. Text by American poet Sarah Teasdale. It was featured in last week's Composition Spotlight on ChoralNet. -Rich   Composition Spotlight: http://www.choralnet.org/view/433510   Score: http://www.choralnet....
Comment: Re: copyright issue ?
My guess is that it is still under copyright, and you do need permission. I found this:  "i thank you God for this" © 1950 1978 1991 by the trustees of the E. E. Cummings Trust, ©1979 by George James Firmage from Complete Poems 1904-1962 by E. E. Cummings edited by George J. Firmage, used by pe...
Comment: Re: Tracing copyright to a book version first published in an old US magazine
found this: First published in the Woman's Home Companion as "The Pearl of the World". Copyright John Steinbeck, 1945. Copyright renewed Elaine Steinbeck John Steinbeck IV and Thom Steinbeck, 1973.  http://flaglerschools.com/sites/default/files/the_peal_e_book_0.pdf
Comment: Re: gregorian style song for ssa
Hi Rudy, Please have a look at the score & listen to "Winter Stars."  Listen here:  http://choralnet.org/425785 View score here:  http://www.choralnet.org/paint/425783/Winter+Stars.pdf Thanks Rich
Comment: Re: A Cappella SSA Rep Suggestions for freshmen/sophomore girls
Hi Megan,   Here's an SSA score of mine with a text by an American poet: Winter Stars. View score here: http://choralnet.org/paint/425783/Winter+Stars.pdf Listen here:http://choralnet.org/425785   -Rich
Comment: Re: Video Copyright
Abbie--- great answer. Here's another, simple way to list the credit info once you receive permission:   Alleluia  by Randall Thompson © Copyright 1940 by E.C Schirmer Music Company used by permission   performed by West High School Chorus
Comment: Re: Winter Concert music needed
Hi Rachel,   I did not respond earliere because my only SSA piece for you to consider is a legato, slow tempo piece. But I hope you'll review the score of "Winter Stars" and consider it for future Winter Concerts. The score and a recording can be found here:  http://www.richcampbell.us/composer...
Comment: Re: music for Christmas morning service
Hi,   I have a brand new titled "And Still The Stars Shine."  You can review the score here:  http://www.richcampbell.us/composer.htm If you contact me at campbellsongs@verizon.net I'd be happy to send an mp3 (computer realization).   Thanks   Rich Campbell   A new, exciting mid-temp...
Comment: Re: Copyright issues with a text
  from the us copyright site:   http://www.copyright.gov/help/faq/faq-duration.html     How long does a copyright last?The term of copyright for a particular work depends on several factors, including whether it has been published, and, if so, the date of first publication. As a general rul...
Comment: Re: 16 Voice Advanced Ensemble Needs Identity through Rep
Hi Rachel, Speaking up for my own work here... http://www.richcampbell.us/composer.htm has several scores that may interest you. "Coney Island" has been done in high school and last weekend was performed by the College of Saint Rose Chamber Choir in Albany NY.  "If Ever There Is" will be done ...
Community Forum Post: New Christmas SATB/piano "And Still The Stars Shine"
Hi: for those that may still be looking for music for the holidays, please have a look at my new piece:   A new, exciting mid-tempo telling of the Christmas Eve story. "And Still The Stars Shine," is for mixed SATB chorus with piano accompaniment. Accessible for both audiences and singers (highes...
Announcement: "And Still The Stars Shine" new Christmas SATB w/piano
A new, exciting mid-tempo telling of the Christmas Eve story. "And Still The Stars Shine," is for mixed SATB chorus with piano accompaniment. Accessible for both audiences and singers (highest soprano notes: a few "e's" at the end). Ideal for Christmas concerts and services; great for high school, c...
PDF Document: If Ever There Is
PDF Document: Winter Stars
Comment: Re: Songs of "Winter & Love"
Winter & Love... please have a look & listen to "Coney Island"  here on the composer's showcase or at: http://www.richcampbell.us/composer.htm   Thanks   Rich
Comment: Re: Algorithmic Choral Compositions
Hi Judith, Not sure if my SSA piece "Winter Stars," will qualify for you--- but it's 4 verses..... all parts are derived from the opening soprano melody. score/mp3 here: www.richcampbell.us/composer.htm -Rich
Comment: Re: West Side Story cultural issue
An interview with Arthur Laurents in which he talks about this issue:  http://www.aarp.org/entertainment/arts-leisure/info-01-2008/laurents.html
Comment: Re: SSA (SA) winter songs
I have a work for SSA called "Winter Stars." Have a llok & listen here:  http://www.richcampbell.us/composer.htm -Rich
Comment: Re: A. Lloyd Webbers Requiem copyrights
try   (Leeds Music Corporation (ASCAP))
Comment: Re: Male soprano in advanced women's chorus?
Emily, John, Kristina, Donna, Great discussion on what Emily termed a "fascinating issue."  ... thanks to all for sharing your insights. Rich
Comment: Re: What are great pieces for 9th grade SSA choir?
Hello Ann, A piece of mine, Winter Stars, was recently performed by the MIT Women's Chorale. You can hear it here: http://web.mit.edu/womensleague/womenschorale/concerts.html and view the score here: http://www.richcampbell.us/Winter%20Stars2ndDRAFT%206-10-11.musWPD.pdf -Rich Campbell ...
Comment: Re: Seeking SATB gems for small a cappella ensemble
Hi Susan,  The score to my "Coney Island" is here on this forum: http://www.choralnet.org/paint/311504/Coney+Island.pdf There is a recording of it on my site: http://www.richcampbell.us/composer.htm Thanks. -Rich Campbell "Coney Island"---Winner of composition awards from the Manhat...
Comment: Re: University level SSAA Contemporary accapella pieces
Hi Ruth,   Here's the score to my piece, "Winter Stars,"  http://www.richcampbell.us/Winter%20Stars2ndDRAFT%206-10-11.musWPD.pdf   If you'd like, I can send an mp3 as well.   -Rich campbellsongs@verizon.net
Comment: Re: Great repertoire for collegiate chamber choir
Hi David, Good luck with this venture. Please check out a composition of mine, "Coney Island," in the Composers Showcase: http://choralnet.org/306016 I have other pieces I could email to you. Thanks. -Rich
Comment: Re: Sending PDF sample copies
  I have attended ASCAP workshops with noted composers who self-publish. To help avoid unauthorized copying, they use several methods. One is to send incomplete scores. Two other common methods are to watermark and use print-disable. Watermarking has long been done by major publishers, usually ...
Community Forum Post: What dealer discount do you give for sheet music to dealers?
This goes out to self-published composers: When selling hard copies of sheet musc directly to dealers, stores, etc., what dealer discount (percentage of retail price) do you offer ?   For anyone with experience in buying/selling/publishing: Is 40-50 percent the normal discount for large music...
Comment: Re: Where do you buy your choral music?
Hi Estelle,   I hope you will take Jack's advice & make the Composers Marketplace here on ChoralNet your first stop.   http://www.choralnet.org/view/306612   Thanks   -Rich Campbell
Comment: Re: Competition winning choral repertoire
Hi Douglas,   My piece, "Coney Island," was the winner last year of 2 competitions: one sponsoored by the Manhattan Chorale Ensemble, one by Octarium of Kansas City. You can view the score & listen on the Composers Marketplace site here. I can also email you recordings of both choirs perf...
Comment: Re: Ways to self-publish octavo-sized music
For now, my self publishing solution is to print at home on standard legal size paper using a standard home printer. This creates a score that is slightly smaller than standard octavo, but acceptable. Not perfect.... But suits my needs for now.
Announcement: Coney Island for SATB available here
"Coney Island" is now available for your perusal on the Composers of Choral Music forum's Little Marketplace . "Coney Island" is the winner of awards from both the Manhattan Choral Ensemble and Octarium (of Kansaas City). It has been performed by both. For more information, please visit www.richca...
PDF Document: Coney Island