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Sent by Sharon Krebs
Date: 2014-09-15 02:16:42 CST
Location: Canada
 Dear Irene,
 Let me put your mind at rest.	I have a graduate degree in Germanic Studies, I am a singer, I
 present regularly at musicology conferences, and I am married to a collaborative pianist (who is
 also a music theorist).  Both he and I use and contribute to this website regularly.  I think we
 meet all your “insider” criteria and are thus in a position to assess whether or not Emily has
 the necessary expertise to lead this site.  She does.	Even if she did happen to come up against
 something she needed help with, she has access to an international network of experts with whom
 she is in regular contact.  There is absolutely no need even to consider the notion of replacing
 her with an “insider.”
 Sharon Krebs

Sent by Abe Lincoln
Date: 2014-09-14 08:21:42 CST
Location: Mars
 well anyone can write anything on here so god only knows if "Irene Smith" is even her real name.
 or his.  See I put Abe Lincoln up there.
Sent by Liz
Date: 2014-09-13 17:04:26 CST
Location: [empty]
 I didn't write that other comment. That was someone else.
Sent by Irene Smith
Date: 2014-09-13 10:16:37 CST
Location: [empty]
 With all respect to Mrs Ezust, I am even more concerned now. A resource like this should not be
 entrusted to the whims of people who could make off with all the data and sell it, or shut the
 website down and hold it hostage to those who have need of it in their research. I am certainly
 not saying Mrs Ezust will do this, but any one of these volunteers could, and there should be more
 accountability and transparency into the administration of this resource. The Foundation would be
 the logical source and provider of such stability, but if Mr Crawford is declining or dare I say
 shirking the responsibility, someone should step in and offer to uphold it.
Sent by ferdinando
Date: 2014-09-12 00:40:03 CST
Location: Palermo - Italy
 Irene and Liz stop, please, your inconclusive remarks about this site! The site is a wonderful
 resource for musicians and singers and the work of Emily Ezust is excellent and invaluable.
Sent by [empty]
Date: 2014-09-10 22:32:18 CST
Location: [empty]
 I come here for laughs.
Sent by Liz
Date: 2014-09-10 10:42:52 CST
Location: [empty]
 Mr Crawford, everyone knows this website as so you have a strong case for ownership.
 I hope you will consider taking the project in a new direction with someone new at the helm. It
 could be so much more.
Sent by Rodney
Date: 2014-09-09 10:10:13 CST
Location: [empty]
 irene smith we are all waiting to hear what you say next ! have you started your petition to kick
 mrs ezust out of her own project yet ?
Sent by Tom
Date: 2014-09-07 06:52:50 CST
Location: UK
 A wonderful resource.Emily Ezust deserves our grateful thanks for establishing and maintaining it.
Sent by Robert E. Crawford
Date: 2014-09-06 22:16:02 CST
Location: [empty]
 In light of the remarks below, I would like to make it clear that Emily Ezust, having created the
 database and written all the code to access it, has full ownership and autonomy over the Lied, Art
 Song, and Choral Texts Archive. The REC Music Foundation has closely and proudly supported it for
 well over a decade, but has never directed it.
 (signed)   Robert E. Crawford	-  President and Founder - REC Music Foundation
Sent by Irene Smith
Date: 2014-09-06 17:19:19 CST
Location: [empty]
 She is only a computer programmer, with degrees in computer science NOT music. According to
 LinkedIn she has worked at software companies, not musical organizations.
Sent by Yuri
Date: 2014-09-06 14:07:20 CST
Location: Rostov
 Are you saying Mrs. Ezust cannot read music? How do you know she cannot? She had homepage before
 and said she played violin. I cannot find the homepage now.
Sent by advanced user
Date: 2014-09-06 13:55:43 CST
Location: planet Earth
 Miss Smith's concern: A sack of rice toppling over in China.
Sent by Irene Smith
Date: 2014-09-05 21:30:07 CST
Location: [empty]
 I assure you, I am not a troll. I know many people who would like to see an --insider-- in the
 music profession head this project, reading music most certainly being the barest minimum of
Sent by Ellie Bontrager
Date: 2014-09-02 18:46:42 CST
Location: Limon CO
 Thank you for this invaluable service.

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