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Too Modern?

The last few days we have been stepping through the composer alphabet looking for selections to make available.

Too my surprise Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff are too modern to be confident about their copy rights under US jurisdiction at least. There were some lovely opportunities there but better safe than sorry for now. We did some work on an interesting piece by Raff, a relatively little known German contemporary of Liszt, Brahms and Wagner, with no explicit copyright claim but further research showed that it had been sequenced by a chap who had dedicated it to the memory of his father.

Everyone who has tackled Ravel's work seems to have claimed copyright so we are moving right on to Saint Saens - of which more shortly.

The link on this posting is my first attempt at Podcasting - to all you iPod listeners out there I intend to include a link from the title to a sample of our work in straighforward MP3 format on each posting from now on. The file name should give you a good clue to the content - the files are LoFi and of about 30 seconds duration - usually under 100K files size.

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