[bksvol-discuss] Re: Sample Book I Want Image Descriptions For

Hi Jim!

Oh, man!  That price is obscene!

Debby

At 05:54 AM 11/17/2011, Homme, James wrote
Hi,
I was just quoted a rate of $350 per Braille page.

Jim

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Hi Jim!

Thanks for keeping us in the loop about the transcription.

With so many embossers around, people can do their own brailling or pay
someone to do it for them.  A friend has an embossing business, but it's
not steady work.  She only embosses literary braille.

Debby

At 06:22 AM 11/16/2011, Homme, James wrote
>Hi,
>The latest on this is that I found a local Pittsburgh area transcriber who
>knows a guy who does music transcription. The local transcriber thinks
>that Braille music transcription is a dying art, and that Braille
>transcription is also a dying art. Anyway, I will report back.
>
>Regarding the publisher quality book that says "image" for every chess
>position, that could be easily fixed with FEN diagrams, which are standard
>in both the sighted and the blind world, because FEN  diagrams are used by
>computers to create graphical depictions of chess icons on a chess board.
>The chess book I'm referring to is by Pandolphini. I hope I spelled that
>name correctly.
>
>Thanks.
>
>Jim
>
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>From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Debby Franson
>Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 12:14 AM
>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Sample Book I Want Image Descriptions For
>
>Hi Jim!
>
>Please let us know what happens.  It might help anyone else who is
>interested in music.
>
>Debby
>
>At 02:34 PM 11/14/2011, Homme, James wrote
> >Hi All,
> >As it turns out, I got in touch with the Braille transcription people.
> >They took a look, and it turns out that the pictur4es are indeed music.
> >I'm checking other options. Thanks to all for helping.
> >
> >Jim
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Debby Franson
> >Sent: Sunday, November 13, 2011 12:17 AM
> >To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Sample Book I Want Image Descriptions For
> >
> >Hi everyone!
> >
> >I just followed the link that James gave in one of his previous posts for
> >this book:
> >
> >Jazz Piano Masterclass: The Drop 2 Book
> >Mark Levine
> >and
> >Sher Music
> >
> >http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/310068
> >
> >Then, I just followed the link to:
> >
> >Obtaining a Braille embossed copy
> >
> >Here is what it says:
> >
> >Ordering Embossed Braille
> > Additionally, through a partnership with TechAdapt Inc., you can order a
> >Bookshare
> >book in embossed Braille. Anyone in the United States can order these
> >embossed books;
> >you do not need to be a Bookshare Member.  Please email
> >sales@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >   with the book title, author, and ISBN number, if available. TechAdapt
> >will contact
> >you with embossing options and pricing information. Only books that are
> >"excellent"
> >or "publisher" quality can be embossed. Newspapers and magazines are not
> >available
> >in embossed braille. You can have the books sent directly to you or sent to
> >someone
> >as a gift.
> >
> >This page is at:
> >
> >http://www.bookshare.org/_/gettingStarted/readBooks
> >
> >Does anyone know whether TechAdapt Inc. can braille music?
> >
> >James, you might want to write to them and ask if no one on the list knows.
> >
> >Another option is to contact a transcriber who specializes in braille
> >music.  I don't know of any offhand, so you could google it and see what
> >comes up.
> >
> >Debby
> >
> >At 02:36 PM 11/9/2011, Homme, James wrote
> > >Hi,
> > >I called the publisher, and on their site at
> > >http://www.shermusic.com/new/digital_books.shtml, they have Bookshare
> > >listed as a publisher of their digital books. Probably it would be a good
> > >idea to see if someone would record the book or books.
> > >
> > >Thanks.
> > >
> > >Jim
> > >
> > >From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mayrie ReNae
> > >Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2011 3:31 PM
> > >To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Sample Book I Want Image Descriptions For
> > >
> > >HI Jim,
> > >
> > >This is a publisher donated book.  So, even if there is musical notation
> > >in it, it won't be represented except as images.  Sorry!
> > >
> > >Mayrie
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >----------
> > >From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Homme, James
> > >Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2011 11:52 AM
> > >To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Sample Book I Want Image Descriptions For
> > >Hi,
> > >I wonder if someone can tell me if this book uses actual musical notes or > > >just charts and chord symbols. I started to read it, and every image said
> > >"image." And if Bookshare isn't into music, how did this get there? I'm
> > >trying to get back some of my piano technique and was hopeful, but ah
> well.
> > >
> > >http://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/310072
> > >
> > >Jim
> > >
> > >Jim Homme,
> > >Usability Services,
> > >Phone: 412-544-1810.
> > >
> > >
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