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Re: Ramble In The Bramble for solo looped (classical) guitar
No problem opening the tab In Finale Guitar. Also in Finale scores can
be saved as tiff files which could be converted (any graphics program)
to jpeg for easy email attachment. I also did not have any problem
opening the sound file - it just fired up in Quicktime. - Paul
On Dec 27, 2005, at 8:05 AM, Warren Sirota wrote:
> Todd, you make compelling points. I will happily make a PDF of the
> today (in fact, that's what I should have done to start. I just wasn't
> thinking) and post it along with an MP3. I had thought that the
> would be a universal format, but you've corrected me on that. Thanks
> for the
> pointers. Finale outputs MusicXML, so it should be transferable, but I
> always print to a PDF driver to make the file. (I've never used
> MusicXML - I
> hope it includes all the info that would be in a tab file. Does anyone
> a any experience with it? It seems like a good concept, on the face of
> But you'd need a pretty insanely complicated XSL file to format it
> into a
> PDF, wouldn't you?)
> I am a big fan of free sw, btw. Who isn't? When I started learning
> there were no viable alternatives, free or otherwise, and it's just
> easiest to stay on that horse once I finally tamed the beast (isn't
> what Finale stands for? It's Latin or something for "Finally... I
> out how to get rid of the measure numbers!" :-) ).
> Best wishes,
> Warren Sirota
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Todd Pafford [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 1:13 AM
>> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>> Subject: Re: Ramble In The Bramble for solo looped (classical) guitar
>> Any chance of us seeing a PDF or PS of that score? I'd love
>> to give it a whirl, but using Linux, Finale is a no go for
>> me. Heck, I can't even hear the audo clip because I don't
>> have (or want) Real Media.
>> I don't want to sound like a free software zealot, but man
>> proprietary formats suck. If you want to pump out a really
>> great score that anyone can read, check out
>> <http://www.lilypond.org/web/>. Also, for lots of free
>> scores (mostly classical, non-loop-related) check out
>> Anyway, I commend you for sharing and I wish we could all share more.
>> I guess I'm just bummed I can't play too. :}
>> On 12/27/05, Warren Sirota <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> Nice! I'm not sure I qualify as "any guitar player", but
>> I'll give
>>>> it a shot. . .
>>>> (Can "any guitar player" read a score?)
>>> Thanks, Art!
>>> I'm honored that you're going to give it a shot. I hope you
>> enjoy it -
>>> it's certainly fun to play for me.
>>> The score is in tab with stems, so calling it a "score" might be a
>>> little more intimidating than it merits. (note: there are two grace
>>> notes in there that Finale didn't put a little slash
>> through - I think
>>> it'll be clear enough when you play along, but if you're
>>> I'll also make a standard notation version of it).
>>> But I know there's nothing technically difficult in the
>> piece. If any
>>> of my little quirky moves don't come naturally to you,
>> substitute some
>>> of your own.
>>> Feel free to morph it for your own purposes.
>>> Happy playing,