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 BrailleAdditionally, 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@xxxxxxxxxxxxxwith 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. JimFrom: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mayrie ReNaeSent: 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, JamesSent: 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. ----------This e-mail and any attachments to it are confidential and are intended solely for use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately and then delete it. If you are not the intended recipient, you must not keep, use, disclose, copy or distribute this e-mail without the author's prior permission. The views expressed in this e-mail message do not necessarily represent the views of Highmark Inc., its subsidiaries, or affiliates.
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