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Right, Malcolm. Sorry.

Musipedia.org.

On Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 10:03 PM, Malcolm <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi Sam -
> Musipedia.com brings up a website that wants to sell the domain name.
> I think you mean www.musipedia.org
> Malcolm
>
> *******
>
> On 6/25/2016 1:14 PM, Sam Brylawski wrote:
>
>> Hi, Steve,
>>
>> The best known reference book for this work is Barlow and Morgenstern's
>> Dictionary of Musical Themes. I'm sure there are a lot of inexpensive
>> copies on the market. Classical themes are indexed by note. You look them
>> up by first transposing your tune to C.
>>
>> Easier yet, are search engines for what I think is called the Parsons
>> system or contour. There you notate your tune with repeat, up, or down
>> (Beethoven's 5th being, RRDURRDURR...) Try it out at musipedia.com. It's
>> remarkable how well it works.
>>
>> Sam
>>
>> On Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 6:11 PM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hi, John,
>>>
>>> I have a big score collection.  The problem with these tapes is that I
>>> have no clue other than aural as to what is on them.
>>>
>>> Steve
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
>>> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of John Haley
>>> Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2016 2:24 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Identifying classcial music by desktop
>>>
>>> Hi, Steve,
>>>
>>> Many editions of collected sheet music, like Schirmer editions of say,
>>> the
>>> Beethoven Sonatas or Chopin Etudes, have a page in the front with the
>>> opening lines of music printed.  So you can look at that and quickly
>>> identify a piece.  But that presupposes that you have a collection of
>>> such
>>> sheet music, which is hard to come by these days.
>>>
>>> Sometimes it helps if you will have a keyboard handy and can identify
>>> what
>>> key a piece is in, which usually isn't hard.  It might sound like a
>>> Chopin
>>> Nocturne, for instance, and if you know the key signature, then you have
>>> vastly narrowed the possibilities.   Same for a Vivaldi concerto.  I have
>>> even listened to the bits available on Amazon (a few seconds of each
>>> track) to identify a particular piece, although they seem to be posting
>>> less of those these days.
>>>
>>> It sounds like a tough job, but somebody has to do it, right?
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> John Haley
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 1:49 PM, Frank Strauss <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Steve-In theory Soundhound can recognize humming or singing, so it
>>>> should be able to recognize piano. I have used it for several years,
>>>> but have not had 100% success with it. It does a fair job of
>>>> recognizing commercial recordings, sometimes giving two different
>>>> performances when tried two different times.  Almost always gets the
>>>> composer and song/work right. It has gotten much better over the
>>>> years. I have it on my iPhone-it's free, I think. If you use your cell
>>>> phone, figure out where the mike is, and turn that end toward the sound
>>>>
>>> source.
>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
>>>>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Steven Smolian
>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 11:37 AM
>>>>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>>>>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Identifying classcial music by desktop
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I have hundreds of tape reels with classical live concerts and no
>>>>>> announcements  This includes solo recitals, baroque music by
>>>>>> composers whose names probably end in "I" and the like.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If I can identify the sequence of works, I can often tie them to
>>>>>>
>>>>> printed
>>>>
>>>>> programs from which the boxes becam separated and by using other
>>>>>>
>>>>> resources.
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Not being a pianist, I don't know the entire Chopin ouvre, Vivaldi
>>>>>> from
>>>>>>
>>>>> end
>>>>>
>>>>>> to end and lots more.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there a web site I can play my speakers into via a mike and
>>>>>>
>>>>> converter
>>>>
>>>>> to
>>>>>
>>>>>> identify lots of classical music?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Steve Smolian
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Frank B Strauss, DMD
>>>>
>>>>