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Expensive, difficult, slightly dangerous, not particularly effective... I'm on a roll.
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I'm not sure if this idea is necessary, but
jazz musician, or even someone who
laughter sits down at the piano and
starts to play would appreciate more
than just a sonic recording of an
impromptu session at the
ivories or trashcan lids or bannister. (If
this has been done I'd
be obligated to
see where's it baked at.) So a notation
recorder would not only record the
music, but also spit out the notes as
notation to the trusty Mac or PC for
further squidging. Mayb e I'm simply
thinking of a standard digital tape
recorder... The device would somehow
combine a sample with notation
software... It would sort-of replace the
fancy Yamaha player piano that gives you
mechanical playback & notation of your
Can't endorse this myself, but it's free so why not try it out? [wagster, Feb 25 2005]
Or there's this one. [wagster, Feb 25 2005]
||I've seen this done on a pc. I'll see if I can find a link.
||(After a long delay): Yes, excellent. You play, it records MIDI which it can convert to score.
Apparently (though I can't confirm this), Sibelius can do the opposite: you scan a printed score and it plays the notes.