[Menvi-discuss] Copying Music into Lime for Analysis.
bnbdowning70 at embarqmail.com
Wed Mar 14 15:10:04 PDT 2012
I'm a transcriber who works with college students and most of my experience so far has been that the teacher has made their plans and sticks with them. Sometimes there are changes but that is rare.
On Mar 14, 2012, at 4:51 PM, Kaiti Shelton wrote:
> Hi all,
> Thanks for the input.
> I tried going the route of finding a sighted person to assist me in
> getting both band music and theory examples into lime. I even had the
> permission of my principal to grant a student community service hours
> which they could have used as part of our graduation requirements, but
> no one from my classes seemed willing to do it. No one else in my
> family plays an instrument or even reads music. Of course I'm hoping
> and would think that in college this would be different, and that some
> upperclassman music student would see it as relatively easy work for a
> little money either from the university or myself if the college
> wouldn't be willing to pay them for it, but it's always good to plan
> for the worst case scenario.
> The transcriber suggestion seems like the most viable option for next
> year. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but college professors don't
> usually let the class dictate the speed at which lessons are taught,
> right? My teacher does that so that if the class is having trouble he
> can give us more examples to work on, or if we understand a concept he
> can teach something else. This has the advantage of allowing him to
> make sure we understand everything, and he can do that because the
> class meets 45 minutes a day rather than an hour or so a week, but if
> I were to be sending page numbers and examples to a transcriber this
> year it wouldn't really work because he'd likely change examples or
> add or subtract some. I'm assuming that a college class won't likely
> be that way, and I intend to contact a theory professor from my
> college when it gets closer to school starting up, but just from the
> experiences of others have classes ever gone that way in college? As
> long as the class was more structured with set examples, as I'm
> assuming it will be if a professor sticks to a syllabus, then I think
> this option should work.
> On 3/14/12, Dewald van Deventer <dewaldvandeventer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Kaiti.
>> I sat through 3 years of theory at university.
>> I didn't have expensive and nice software as Lime, and Goodfeel.
>> I just had to listen to the piece over and over.
>> You could maybe get a copy of the audio, and play it with a media player,
>> and place bookmarks at certain bar numbers as a reminder.
>> I learnt to count bars, and express myself in the tests and examinations by
>> just listening to it.
>> Of course it would be nice if you could play the pieces on a piano, if you
>> can play piano, but that would be a bit difficult.
>> I also used a tutor to help me follow the music with a sighted score.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Kaiti Shelton" <crazy4clarinet104 at gmail.com>
>> To: <menvi-discuss at menvi.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 3:09 PM
>> Subject: [Menvi-discuss] Copying Music into Lime for Analysis.
>>> I asked this question a few weeks ago, but in the thread it was never
>>> really answered. Basically I'm wondering if there is a more efficient
>>> way to get what I'm supposed to analyze for my theory class into lime
>>> than copying everything from the textbook manually. The pieces are
>>> already starting to get longer and more complex, so if there is a more
>>> efficient way of doing this that anyone knows of or has had a good
>>> experience with please let me know.
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