Re: [greenstone-users] State Library of Tasmania Sheet Music Collection- Addition for examples page

From Michael Dewsnip
DateFri, 12 Dec 2003 12:04:32 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] State Library of Tasmania Sheet Music Collection- Addition for examples page
In-Reply-To (AFAC9B2BF1A8BF4886F5C0FDE428E90E0791EA72-edumail2-education-tas-gov-au)
Hi Ben,

Thanks for your message, and the link to your collection -- it looks great!
We are always pleased to hear about people successfully using Greenstone to
build nice collections.

I have added your site to the examples page
(http://www.greenstone.org/cgi-bin/library?a=p&p=examples). I have trimmed
the last two sentences from your description to reduce its size a bit --
please let me know if you think I've done an injustice to your collection!

We hope Greenstone didn't give you too many headaches, and thanks very much
for your contributions to ImagePlug and other areas of Greenstone.

All the best,

Michael
On behalf of the Greenstone team

"Dwyer, Benjamin J" wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Over the past 6 months I've been working the State Library of Tasmania
> Sheet Music Collection.
> It is now finished and can be view at
> http://greenstone.statelibrary.tas.gov.au/.
> Would it be possible to add it to the http://www.greenstone.org examples
> page?
>
> Here is a description from our site:
>
> This site makes available about two hundred items from the rich holdings
> of printed music in the State Library of Tasmania's Heritage
> Collections. They range from the 1840s to the 1930s and include pieces
> for piano and other instruments, brass band arrangements and songs of
> all sorts - popular, sacred, patriotic, and even songs written to
> encourage tourists to come to Tasmania. Most of the pieces are
> Tasmanian, but they also include a few written and published in
> Melbourne and Sydney. More than a third of them are by one composer, the
> extraordinary Frederick Augustus Packer (1839-1902) teacher, Hobart City
> Organist and the dominant figure in nineteenth-century Tasmanian musical
> life.
>
> I'd also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who developed
> Greenstone and on the list for their great support in helping me to
> develop the collection.
>
> Regards,
>
> Ben Dwyer
>
> Service Tasmania Online
> State Library of Tasmania
>
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