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Post hornEdit

You made an edit to Post horn and left the note, "Expand as part of Missing encyclopedic articles." Tell me more about this project. Is post horn listed somewhere in the Missing encyclopedic articles? --Dbolton 19:46, 13 January 2006 (UTC)

Well the Missing encyclopedic articles is a wikiproject dedicated to creating articles that have been identified as important either by other encyclopedias or some other criteria. Post horn was an article listed in both a general encyclopedic list created several years ago and a newer "Hotlist" which combined entries from Encarta, Britannica as well as some other encyclopedic sources. Because it was listed at both the Hotlist and the general list it was put on a separate crossover list GeneralxHotlist. Because the article needed just a little more information before being removed from the list (the goal is to "check off" completed articles), I expanded the info for the post horn and removed it from the GeneralxHotlist list. I put the edit summary so that people like you would become curious about the project and potentially help out.
You can check out what links to post horn and you see that one of the subprojects, Wikipedia:Music encyclopedia topics still has a link to post horn. It had been "checked off" and removed other lists but still needs to be removed from music list as well as an internal list that is on my page.
You can help this project mainly by creating articles and pruning the list. A word of warning though, a blue link does not necessarily mean that the article has been covered. A rule of thumb is not to remove an item from the list unless it has approximately as much information as other encyclopedic entries.
I am also going to change my edit summary so it is a little more clear. It should read Expanded rather than expand so that other people know that I expanded it and is not a call for them to expand it. Feel free to ask any other questions. --Reflex Reaction (talk)• 20:14, 13 January 2006 (UTC)

Trumpet - good choiceEdit

I liked your recent edit of my recent edit on the Trumpet page - it's clearer. I almost went for the "12 pitches of Western music" phrasing myself. That article seems to need a little better organization and focus, which I'm trying (slowly) to accomplish.Special-T 20:11, 15 February 2006 (UTC)

I noticed you commended Special-T on his work on this article. Could you help him out by placing the image I uploaded to the commons for him into a few relevant articles? See User_talk:Special-T. - Mgm|(talk) 21:17, 18 February 2006 (UTC)

See Trumpet. Special-T 21:56, 18 February 2006 (UTC)

Cross-posting this from the Talk:Trumpet page Special-T 22:35, 10 August 2006 (UTC):

Seems like another round of 'change the flat sign to lower-case b' has happened in a recent edit. I am not tech/browser savvy - has there been a reasonable practice agreed upon for this issue? Special-T 15:32, 9 August 2006 (UTC)

Edits on Cheville Chapel PageEdit

Noticed that you removed this sentence:

Like many true chapels, it is not a home for an organized congregation and does not typically have a regular schedule of services.

Your edit summary suggested the reason as POV. I think there may be a misunderstanding. A chapel, by definition, is not usually the home to a congregation. That is what is meant by "true chapel". It was not meant as a value judgment. Glenn4pr 02:55, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

Contributions to "Mouthpiece (brass)"Edit

Thanks for the kind words! :) - Zephyris Talk 08:31, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

In re campiEdit

I responded unto your admirably civil comment on my talk page. Raifʻhār Doremítzwr 19:14, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

flats and sharpsEdit

Sorry I didn't get around to weighing in. It seems that people are working on a good solution. The only comment I'd make is that it seems to be more of an issue of there not being a universallyh applicable set of fonts. Perhaps I'll make that point. David Brooks 23:53, 6 July 2007 (UTC)

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Thanks for the help!Edit

Hello, Dbolton,

Thank you for correcting my editing on "Brushed With Blue" at "Musical Notation". (The site must have been in mid-editing when you reached it...I've had no problems.) I observed your syntax for creating a music file directly from a website, rather than having to navigate from a home page, which can be confusing and time-consuming. It has been a great help, and I'm now busy editing links to other sites, to reach the music directly! Best, Prof.rick (talk) 08:21, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

The site with "Brushed with Blue" seems to be working well at the moment, but I still prefer your syntax, which takes the viewer directly to the music. It's probably the best approach for outside audio links, since it spares the viewer the inconvenience of having to wade through sitemaps and such.
By the way, I checked out your site...very nice! Prof.rick (talk) 21:52, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

restored a section to Talk:Key signatureEdit

Hi, I restored a section you removed from Talk:Key signature, so I could comment. While the orginal question appears to be asking for advice or help, it also suggests that the article could use improvement. Also, two other editors did not regard the question as off topic.

BTW, WP:TALK says that permission should be obtained first.

--Jtir (talk) 17:19, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Fair enough--Dbolton (talk) 19:12, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Musical NotationEdit

I think your piece on "Intelligent Musical Notation" is worth adding to the Musical Notation article. It could easily interweave with the "Perspectives" section, or stand as a separate section. Well done!!

I've also slightly changed the "Brushed With Blue" link, to acknowledge the composer as the performer, and to specify that the sound track is No. 2 of the set...NOT the complete Op. 55!

Best, Prof.rick (talk) 04:56, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

Back again! I don't know why you moved such a worthwhile contribution to the talk page. It has now been 30 days, and not one editor has commented on it. I think it belongs in the Article. I've seen musical notation consisting of no more than abstract art, left for the performer to interpret! In some jazz, such as Pritchard's "Not Today", rests are often marked with accents! I've also seen changes of volume intensity indicated by boldness of print, and rubato by the spacing of notes.

Obviously, modern composers must devise new methods of notation in order to express new musical concepts. (I was a little upset by one editor of this Article, who, about a year ago, insisted that traditional European notation is capable of notating ANY musical thought! Unfortunately, remnants of his views remain in the article.

Musical notation must obviously evolve with the art of music itself!

PLEASE, move your contribution to the main article!!!

Thanks, Prof.rick (talk) 05:25, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

I received your message on my page. Good point! Prof.rick (talk) 06:05, 10 September 2008 (UTC)

EmmaEdit

Hi David. From your background I can see that we're probably editing from the same perspective - my great-grandmother was from Lamoni, and I too lived in Independence as a younger man. I placed the word Ladies' Relief Society since JSJr. used that phrase in Nauvoo, it appeared on documents, and it was repeated throughout the RLDS/CofC tradition (see Inez Smith Davis' The Story of the Church, 1934). This is as opposed to the popular Mormon use of the title stressing the word Female throughout their historical accounts. However, it certainly isn't worth an edit war. Best, A Sniper (talk) 17:19, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

I was not aware of this. Do you have sources we can cite? --Dbolton (talk) 18:17, 26 September 2008 (UTC)
I added two when I reverted - do you think that's enough? There are certainly more. How's Graceland? My great-grandmother's grandpa JSIII was the founder. I haven't been on campus since it was still a college. A Sniper (talk) 18:27, 26 September 2008 (UTC)
I didn't see your latest edit until now. Two sources are plenty. Graceland is great!--Dbolton (talk) 18:35, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Flat versus Edit

Sorry about the "Flat versus " issue. I guess it's my OCD.

QuackOfaThousandSuns (talk) 18:05, 3 November 2008 (UTC)

Say Cheese!Edit

Hi,

due to a software problem the following image which you uploaded was lost on Wikimedia Commons (except for a preview image):

If you still have this file on your hard disk or if you can recover it from other sources please upload it again. If this image was transferred from a local Wikipedia to Wikimedia Commons it can be even recovered by an admin on the local Wikipedia.

Best regards, -- Ukko.de (talk) 22:37, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

I uploaded a version I had saved on my computer--dbolton (talk) 05:56, 21 November 2008 (UTC)
Great, thank you! --Ukko.de (talk) 15:24, 21 November 2008 (UTC)

Chromatic trumpetEdit

Are you the author of "History of the trumpet" from Graceland University? (I am impressed. There are rumors that Wikipedia bullies away experts, preferring dilettanti).

Under the heading of chromatic trumpet, you wrote that Haydn's trumpet concerto was the first for keyed trumpet by a major composer. Were there other chromatic trumpets that barely left the workshop yet someone wrote a concerto for them? Were there minor composers who wrote for the keyed trumpet? Did Weidinger write anything? Willi Gers07 (talk) 22:40, 3 December 2008 (UTC)

Well, you qualify as more of an expert than I do. I don't play a musical instrument and I never went to college, much less write anything that comes up in a google scholar search. Everything I know about music comes from listening to the radio. A little bit comes from reading the little books that come with CD's.

I think I read in one of those that with just a few exceptions, everything in Haydn's concerto is playable on the natural trumpet. Willi Gers07 (talk) 22:34, 9 December 2008 (UTC)

Wikipedia:External linksEdit

Hello Dbolton,

Thanks for the Wikipedia external links information. Would be be kind enough to highlight the area you have concerns with? Many thanks, Atollervey —Preceding unsigned comment added by 194.75.129.200 (talk) 09:58, 5 January 2009 (UTC)

Under the heading Links normally to be avoided the first point is "Any site that does not provide a unique resource beyond what the article would contain if it became a Featured article." A featured article for trumpet, horn, etc. on Wikipedia would contain all the information in the links you added. There is also a possible conflict of interests if you are the owner of the external site (see the next heading: Advertising and conflicts of interest). --dbolton (talk) 20:45, 5 January 2009 (UTC)

Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Latter Day Saint movementEdit

I noticed you removed most of the sections from the talk page of WikiProject Latter Day Saint movement. Did you archive this anywhere as mentioned in the edit summary? [1] ---dbolton (talk) 18:08, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

Yes, I tacked them on to Archive 8 (diff), which only had about 36 kb at the time. --Eustress (talk) 18:14, 16 January 2009 (UTC)
Thanks--dbolton (talk) 07:23, 17 January 2009 (UTC)

Nice work on article. Nice article. Tom Haws (talk) 05:47, 7 March 2009 (UTC)

Thanks--dbolton (talk) 06:12, 7 March 2009 (UTC)

Trumpet concertoEdit

Please take a look at the new article trumpet concerto and use your personal expertise in the subject to improve it. Willi Gers07 (talk) 19:39, 2 May 2009 (UTC)

W. W. Phelps (Mormon)Edit

Thanks for your pointers. A few questions:

"Dead links" leave me wanting to contribute to nonexistent articles. Is my thought process not inline with the Wikipedia process? Thanks. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Ninja247 (talkcontribs) 21:05, 14 June 2009 (UTC)

Thanks alot —Preceding unsigned comment added by Ninja247 (talkcontribs) 23:26, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

Emma SmithEdit

Thanks for that - I didn't realize I had done that...I had only meant to change the lede so that it was clear the narrative was referring to JSJr. Please change those dates any way they're supposed to be. Best, A Sniper (talk) 19:06, 10 January 2010 (UTC)

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