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Offline fyrexianoff

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pianorarescores dot com
on: May 04, 2020, 05:06:04 AM
Hello everyone,

I just want to talk about a little issue here, that i have not noticed during all these years, since i literally did not touched music in 5 years straight, and now that i am back posting around youtube, i noticed how the website mention above at the thread title, that sells scores which basically were shared for free and is still available on the internet by people who actually moved their arses to photocopy them and have them available for all netizens who wish to use them. I really think it's unfair, and quite clever actually, to just take other peoples hard work and make a profit over it.  People who have been around europe, the american continent and asia looking for scores at libraries, universities, even personal contacts with well known musicians and families of said musicians, just so these scores can be available for lots of people. So, i just really hope nobody is supporting them and if you really want scores, just try to look harder on the net. I know some people after browsing tons of music at youtube have stumbled upon pieces that might seem impossible to get, but if that's actually trues, it would not even land on youtube. You got sites like "this one", tarakanov, intoclassics, pianophilia, particular websites of contemporary composers, particular sites from other countries say georgia, lithuania, russia, moldova that has audio recording and sometimes even scores posted around their sites, its just a matter of hard searching and using google translate if you dont get it. I get recently on how do i get the stuff i have been posting of chilean composers, you just have to know some spanish and go to the digital library of the chilean university and boom, concertos, symphonies, manuscripts of different chilean and even other obscure composers. I have gotten taiwanese concertos for piano, when i asked a taiwanese to tell me what composers have written them, and bam you have concerto by hsiao tyzen and mashuilong, its all about search and how much you really have that passion for. Please support those who really deserves them !

Lastly, i want to promote my own channel, please visit and listen to some obscure music from tons of soviets and others of course of music at

www.youtube/user/fyrexianoff

Cheers everybody, and stay cool

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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #1 on: May 04, 2020, 08:20:02 PM
I'm glad someone else is now also aware of what that f***er of Mr. Mombeek is doing with his crappy site.
He was the reason I stopped posting on Pianophilia. I first found out what he was doing thanks to one of the lads there who also complained about him selling the works he had recently posted in the forum.
It was infuriating, to say the least, to see that he was not only selling those, but pretty much the entirety of the scans we had all shared, going as far as quoting us verbatim whenever we had mentioned some relevant bit of information about the pieces we were uploading.
The cheeky bastard even has the guts to give "discounts" on some of the scores.  ::) But hey, why con people and steal $54.50 from them when you can steal $29.90 and end up looking "better" that way?...

Thanks for letting us know about the channel, will definitely pay a visit. Stay safe.

Offline ahinton

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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #2 on: May 04, 2020, 08:39:45 PM
Hello everyone,

I just want to talk about a little issue here, that i have not noticed during all these years, since i literally did not touched music in 5 years straight, and now that i am back posting around youtube, i noticed how the website mention above at the thread title, that sells scores which basically were shared for free and is still available on the internet by people who actually moved their arses to photocopy them and have them available for all netizens who wish to use them. I really think it's unfair, and quite clever actually, to just take other peoples hard work and make a profit over it.  People who have been around europe, the american continent and asia looking for scores at libraries, universities, even personal contacts with well known musicians and families of said musicians, just so these scores can be available for lots of people. So, i just really hope nobody is supporting them and if you really want scores, just try to look harder on the net. I know some people after browsing tons of music at youtube have stumbled upon pieces that might seem impossible to get, but if that's actually trues, it would not even land on youtube. You got sites like "this one", tarakanov, intoclassics, pianophilia, particular websites of contemporary composers, particular sites from other countries say georgia, lithuania, russia, moldova that has audio recording and sometimes even scores posted around their sites, its just a matter of hard searching and using google translate if you dont get it. I get recently on how do i get the stuff i have been posting of chilean composers, you just have to know some spanish and go to the digital library of the chilean university and boom, concertos, symphonies, manuscripts of different chilean and even other obscure composers. I have gotten taiwanese concertos for piano, when i asked a taiwanese to tell me what composers have written them, and bam you have concerto by hsiao tyzen and mashuilong, its all about search and how much you really have that passion for. Please support those who really deserves them !

Lastly, i want to promote my own channel, please visit and listen to some obscure music from tons of soviets and others of course of music at

www.youtube/user/fyrexianoff

Cheers everybody, and stay cool
"Server not found".

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Offline ronde_des_sylphes

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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #3 on: May 04, 2020, 08:42:18 PM
The channel definitely exists; I've been aware of it for a while.

Can't link to it within pianostreet parsing, but

https://www.youtube.com/ user/fyrexianoff (remove space)

My website - www.andrewwrightpianist.com
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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #4 on: May 04, 2020, 09:43:21 PM
He just forgot to put the .com in.

www.youtube.com/user/fyrexianoff

I'm pretty sure I've bought something from that site, or one similar to it, years ago. Then I found out what was happening that all the scores I bought were mined from IMSLP.  >:(

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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #5 on: May 04, 2020, 10:56:30 PM
oops forgot the dot com yes..
www.youtube.com/user/fyrexianoff

Offline ahinton

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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #6 on: May 05, 2020, 08:47:28 AM
He just forgot to put the .com in.

www.youtube.com/user/fyrexianoff

I'm pretty sure I've bought something from that site, or one similar to it, years ago. Then I found out what was happening that all the scores I bought were mined from IMSLP.
Well, one can only hope that it was not from this site if that were indeed the case; IMSLP's offerings are free of charge and subject, where applicable, to copyright law in the downloader's territory and I don't believe that IMSLP puts up scores for free in order that downloaders may offer them for sale.

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Offline thalbergmad

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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #7 on: May 05, 2020, 11:55:10 AM
One of the disadvantages of IMSLP is that this horrid little turd will try and sell the scores that are freely available.
I have scanned 675 piano concerto scores and not uploaded any, nor will I do so. I also stopped posting to Pianophilia.
Screw Mombeek.
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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #8 on: May 05, 2020, 01:39:17 PM
One of the disadvantages of IMSLP is that this horrid little turd will try and sell the scores that are freely available.
I have scanned 675 piano concerto scores and not uploaded any, nor will I do so. I also stopped posting to Pianophilia.
Screw Mombeek.
The valuable work that you have done cannot be compared to this kind of advantage-taking.

I make no accusations of anyone here as I neither know the identity of "fyrexianoff" nor that of who it is that lifts scores from IMSLP and offers them for sale as mentioned by klavieronin, so in no sense did I suggest that I believe them to be one and the same.

I engaged in correspondence with Marcel Mombeek some 17 years ago about the offering of copyright material, the less said about which the better; what should properly be drawn from your mention of him here?

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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #9 on: May 19, 2020, 04:44:04 AM
One of the disadvantages of IMSLP is that this horrid little turd will try and sell the scores that are freely available.
I have scanned 675 piano concerto scores and not uploaded any, nor will I do so. I also stopped posting to Pianophilia.
Screw Mombeek.
Same, and this bottom feeding troll of a site is one of the reasons I also pulled way back to pretty much stop uploading..I forget the last scan I made that I saw him reselling , I think it was some of the Ethel Leginska and Charles Haubiel research scanning and archiving I did that becqme my , welp that's it. I'm done . Seriosly i spent hundreds of hours over a few years and decent money gaining physical access to some of the permanent reserve and collection holdings that yielded many of my scansband just like that ... Boom  for sale. No thanks.

If anyone wants a Haubiel score or a Leginska score pm me and  I'll gladly email it to you to block another penny from going to that poop of a site

I hope that website catches digital covid .

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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #10 on: May 19, 2020, 07:41:25 AM

I hope that website catches digital covid .

Pissed myself laughing.
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Offline ahinton

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Re: pianorarescores dot com
Reply #11 on: May 19, 2020, 08:53:04 AM
Pissed myself laughing.
It was indeed rather droll!

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