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McGrath New website, old songs (Bruce O.) (28) RE: New website, old songs 04 May 98


You make a very valid point about scrolling. It is similar to browsing through a book. You never know what gems of wisdom you may find.

However databases are very powerful so maybe you could use both approaches. Scroll through the titles and first verses of each song and "click on" to go to the complete version. Then with a "Search" section you could find under any category such as Title, Title variations, Author, Date, Lyrics, Style, Air(s), Geographical location etc.. So if for some reason you needed to find songs from England written before 1800 about Geese you will have a list popped up to you in a jiffy.

Try downloading trial versions of Claris Home Page and Filemaker Pro 4 along with sample templates and test the power. You will geth both at; http://www.claris.com/

By the way, I am not being critical, your work fills me with admiration, I just hope i can help and encourage you in some way.

Best Regards and Well Done Again.
Frank McGrath


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