Frequently Asked Questions
Here’s a quick version of answers to the most frequent questions I see:
- Last but not least… if you don’t see it on the site, it’s not currently available.
If that doesn’t help you out, read on…
Where did that recording/score go?????
Some scores that annoyed me have been removed for remodeling. They’ll be back when I get to them.
How can I transpose or resize the music?
If you would like the music bigger or smaller, see this article for complete instructions:
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Downloading .pc files
If the .pc file opens on your screen as gibberish:
Which brings us to the next issue…
If your browser tries to save the .pc file as an html file:
What do I do about PDF display/printing issues?
Can I e-mail you? Will you respond?
Yes and yes.
Can you e-mail me the scores?
Short answer: nope.
Long answer: Still nope.
Do you accept user submissions?
How do I send you an attachment?
Can you recommend a song for me?
Can I send you a request?
If there’s something you would like to request, I’ll be happy to hear about it.
The bad news is… this is my hobby, not my paid profession.
If I send you my lyrics will you write the music for me?
The short answer: No.
The long answer: No, sorry.
Do I have to be a member of your church to sing your music?
Can I sing demos for your site?
- I can’t possibly use every singer who sends me a demo–that doesn’t mean you’re not talented!
Can I record your music?
Can I copy and share your recordings?
Why is there a charge for some MP3 files?
Who do I contact about a problem with my CD order?
Hmmm…. I guess that really should be “Whom do I contact…” Ah well.
What can and can't I do with this music?
Some things you may do with this music:
- You may make as many copies of the scores as you need provided you are not reselling them.
- You may include the lyrics on printed programs.
- You may reprint the music on printed programs for congregational singing.
Some things you may not do with this music:
- You may not print copies for commercial sale.
- You may not burn or copy CDs for commercial sale.
Can I arrange your music? Alter your lyrics?
What software do you recommend?
Here’s a short rundown on some of the software I use:
PDF Creation: Try the Cute PDF Writer. It’s free. Free is good.
Do you have (fill in the blank)??
…a score in a different format?
…recordings not posted here?
…etc. etc. etc.
The short answer: No.
Where can I find... (fill in the blank)?
Do you want to know about mistakes in scores or web pages?
Short answer: Yes. Please.
Long answer: Yes, Pretty please.
How many people are on your staff?
Yes, people seriously ask that. For your edification, here’s a picture of my staff.
How do I start a similar site of my own?
Short question… long answer. Grab a soda.
Can you give us some biographical information?
Where in Utah do you live?
Do you do firesides?
How is this site funded?
Why do you give away music instead of selling it?
b. I’m already filthy rich
c. To spite my hard-working husband
d. I’m doing penance for the jawbreaker I shoplifted* when I was five
Okay, okay, it’s none of the above, although a. might well be true. I guess it’s just because I can.
Is there a story behind that picture up top?
Okay, no, people really don’t ask that. And no, no story. Just a dad joke.
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