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

  • From: J F <jf4498@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 16:34:00 -0800 (PST)

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From: Debby Franson <the.bee@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
Sent: Friday, November 18, 2011 4:12 PM
Subject: [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
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Debby Franson
> Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2011 12:05 AM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Sample Book I Want Image Descriptions For
> 
> 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
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >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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