[Athen] Music Braille software
wink.harner at mcmail.maricopa.edu
Wed May 23 10:49:53 PDT 2007
Here is some info from our music brailling staff.
Hope you find it useful.
Disability Resources & Services
Mesa Community College
Tom K wrote:
> It has been four years since I used Goodfeel and Dancing Dots. Both
> programs are very user friendly. The key is having an exceptional scan
> of the music piece. If there is a spec of dust near a music note, the
> process may see it as a different note. We were very fortunate that our
> Music Department provided professional aides who completely understood
> the music being scanned. This person would proof read and edit the
> documents as needed.
> Tom Kusek
> ----Original Message----
> From: wink.harner at mcmail.maricopa.edu
> Date: 05/22/2007 13:16
> To: "Tom K"<thomaskusek at go.com>, "Keith Heffner"<keith.heffner at mcmail.
> Subj: Re: [Athen] Music Braille software
> Hi you two,
> Any chance either of you would like to craft an answer to Teresa's
> questions? Shoot it back to me and I'll post it to the list. I wasn't
> here during the production of the brailled music, so don't feel
> qualified to respond directly.
> Teresa L. Wells wrote:
>> Greetings. Can anyone give me opinions on various music Braille
> products on the market, such as Goodfeel, Dancing Dots, Toccatta, etc?
> I'd like to know how user-friendly they are, how much labor is involved
> in transcribing a typical piece of music, any pitfalls you know of,
> etc. We have never produced music Braille before and are considering
> getting into the business given the increasing number of requests we
> are receiving for the service, so I'd like to invest in the best
> possible product from the beginning. Your opinions are appreciated!
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Teresa Haven
>> University of Arkansas
>> Athen mailing list
>> Athen at athenpro.org
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