[bct] Re: Search engine for sounds

  • From: "Joni Colver" <joni.colver@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 13:17:52 -0600

Glad you enjoyed the website Jake.  Happy birthday.

Joni
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jake Joehl" <jajoehl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, January 23, 2006 1:12 PM
Subject: [bct] Re: Search engine for sounds


I love this website! I noticed it also has other search engines listed. When
I have more time, I will see which ones besides Google are accessible.
Jake
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joni Colver" <joni.colver@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "BCT" <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, 22 January, 2006 9:37 AM
Subject: [bct] Search engine for sounds


>I am probably the last one on the planet to explore this site, but, I had
> fun visiting it last night.
>
>
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> http://www.findsounds.com/
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>
> Dan I just read your message before writing this one.  You can choose
> various parameters for the search, including 16-bit.  The sound clips I
> believe do not exceed 10 seconds.  You could check it out to see if it has
> anything you could use.  I like finding new sounds for my sound scheme and
> also listening to various nature sounds like owls, birds and other
> animals.
>
>
>
> Also, someone on this list mentioned using didgeridoo at the 20 questions
> website and I had never heard of it.  There is a sample of that instrument
> at the above website and here is the definition of it:
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>
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> Definitions of didgeridoo on the Web:
>
> Aboriginal Australian wind instrument made from Eucalyptus tree branches
> which have been hollowed out by termites. They are usually
>
> painted with motifs of mythological origin.
>
> www.celsomachado.com/glossary.html
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>
>
> . The didgeridoo (or didjeridu) is a unique wind instrument of the
> Australian Aborigines of northern Australia. It is sometimes described as
> a
> natural wooden
>
> trumpet or "drone pipe". Musicologists classify it as an aerophone.
>
> en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Didgeridoo
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> It truly has a strange sound.  I enjoy learning new things and it was fun
> to
> actually hear the instrument demonstrated as well as reading a definition
> through google.
>
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> There is a link to an interesting article about sound at the above website
> some people might like to read.  The direct link to the article is:
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> http://www.comparisonics.com/SearchingForSounds.html
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>
> Joni
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>



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