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Persuant to a comment on the main Scriptorium about ongoing project liaison in respect of Wiki Campus Radio, this page has been created. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 15:40, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

Winter Festivals[edit]

Please make suggestions for material that Wiki Campus Radio / Wikimedia Radio could air in respect of the upcoming Winter Festivals (such as Christmas, Yule and others).



Hymns/Choral works[edit]

Secular music[edit]


Material suitable for Presidential Inaguration[edit]

This may not be NPOV, but is there any material on wikisource that could be used in the event that Barrack Obama clearly wins the US Presidential Elections? (Apologies for the extreme short notice on this) ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 22:23, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

Amending to material for the Innaguration given that they have now been elected..



Musical works[edit]

Response of WCR to Armistice/Vetrans Day[edit]

Owing to the time it is taking it find material,and confirm the status it is unlikely that the playlist will air this year. However development work can still continue.

A play-list page has been created at Wikiversity in respect of this - Wikiversity:Wiki Campus Radio/Active audio stream/11-11 with an associated talk page Wikiversity:Talk:Wiki Campus Radio/Active audio stream/11-11ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 15:42, 1 November 2008 (UTC)


Any got access to the records in Washington, because so far I've not found a US renewal for this, and also like to confirm it was actually registered in 1927. Sfan00 IMG (talk) 22:07, 2 November 2008 (UTC)
Here is the listing in worldcat and LoC. And here are scans of the records if you want to do a search yourself, but like I said ... I've already done an exhaustive search for both authors. John Vandenberg (chat) 02:15, 3 November 2008 (UTC)

War Poets[edit]

Other Poems[edit]

  • The_Coloured_Soldiers Paul Laurence Dunbar -
  •  : US Copyright of 1913, Not currently copyright in the US or EU.

"I Vow to thee my country" -Poem : Sir Cecil Arthur Spring-Rice GCMG GCVO (1859-02-27 – 1918-02-14)

  • The Music his usally set to is the Thaxted arrangment of Jupiter by Gustav Theodore Holst (1874 - 1934))
    The Poem is a British copyright of 1908, PD in US, and EU.
    Music is by Holst (1925), But on-line records regarding US renewals for music renewals for that period not yet on-line.


Works originally in French related to WWI[edit]

Still subject to Copyright in the EU :( 18:18, 1 November 2008 (UTC)
Still subject to copyright in the EU :( 18:18, 1 November 2008 (UTC)
Original is not in EU copyright as far as I can tell.
EU Copyright in Fitzwalter, Wray Translation expires in 2 months time?


Popular Music[edit]

Patriotic Music[edit]

  • Waltzing Matilda - NB The ANZAC corps were involved in Galopli and the tune is widely regarded as the unoffical national song of Australia.
According to Wikisource , the copyright on this has expired in Australia, Would this also apply with respect to the UK? ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 13:45, 2 November 2008 (UTC)
OK, there appears to be an unresolved 1941 US claim by Carl Fischer in respect of Cowan arrangment. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 02:45, 3 November 2008 (UTC)
Have confirmed that in respect of the US, Both the popular version and an arrangmet of the McPherson version remain in

copyright in the US. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 11:42, 3 November 2008 (UTC)

  • Rule Britannia , James Thomson (1700-09-11 – 1748-08-27) ,music Thomas Augustine Arne (12 March 1710 – 5 March 1778)
PD in US and EU
  • The British Grenadiers
  •  :17th century marching song
  •  :: My source information says 18th Century traditional, so out of copyright in EU,US in respect of original,
  • Men of Harlech - (But NOT the version used on Zulu)
  •  :original words from 1860s
  •  : Also version by Thomas Oliphant (1799-1873)

See Also:


(Whilst the original works may be out of copyright, recordings or arrangments may be protected.)

  • 'Onward Christian Soildiers' - S. Baring Gould (1834-1924), Arthur-Sullivan(1842-1900)

British Copyright of 1871 (Lyrics and Music), PD in US and EU.

Lyrics are PD in US and EU, No information on music
Lyrics are PD in US and EU, Croft music is PD in EU and US

The original is out of copyright in EU and US. later adapations and verses may have additional copyrights.
US Copyright of 1861 - Assumed PD in US and EU (by dates given)

External Sites[edit]