if access to the MIT Archive is re-established, may I ask one of those with access to do me a favour, and that is to obtain for me the scanned version of Havergal Brian, Complete Music for Solo Piano, published in 1985. Discussion with Mcroskell
had indicated the entire volume was in the MIT archive, however after posting a message on his page I looked at his contributions
list: he hasn't been around for months.
The reason for this is two-fold:
1) I already own a physical copy of this work, so I am not intending to make any use of the electronic copy, except if I receive permission; however,
2) I have written to the publishers on 13 December (the Havergal Brian Society, of which I'm a member) to ask the composer's estate for two of the pieces in the publication - both pre-1923, incidentally - to be released for Canada and Europe under one of the CC licences (probably CC-by-nc-nd).
I got an initial response that indicated the publishers would discuss it in committee, and I am fairly confident that they will agree to my request.
Thus having the MIT copy will be useful, since I don't have a scanner myself. The Estate might be even willing to release more than just the two works I suggested, as I indicated there were a number of works (including six large orchestral scores printed by B&H in 1914) that were now in the PD in the US.