[DECtalk], Re: another speech synth

  • From: "Jayson Smith" <ratguy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2004 16:59:51 -0400

Actually, there was once somewhere the official voicing specification for
the Red Dwarf series.  I thought I'd saved it somewhere but maybe not.
Don't remember where I found it, either.
Jayson.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Frank Horspool" <dh012e2025@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, July 10, 2004 6:33 AM
Subject: [DECtalk], Re: another speech synth


> Might be a while before the Red Dwarf series 2 episode 5 will come out as
I've gotta work out how the original writer actually made all the voices.
I've got the episodes, though. And what if there is another person join? I
do not know a great deal about doing this kind of stuff, I can only do basic
singing.
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jayson Smith
> To: dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Saturday, July 10, 2004 9:38 AM
> Subject: [DECtalk], Re: another speech synth
>
>
> The synth you are referring to is not actually a speech synthesizer,
> although it might could be used for that.  It is a program for the
Macintosh
> computer family called Vocal Writer.  I talked once with the guy who made
> several of those files you mentioned and from his description, even if we
> could use Vocalwriter on the PC family of computers, it probably wouldn't
be
> easy if even possible for a blind person to use it.  Some of his
arangements
> are in the barbershop style, E.G. "Let Me Call you Sweetheart", "Heart of
my
> Heart", "Keep The Whole World Singing", etc.  I assume these are the types
> of files you're talking about?
> Also, you said you were thinking of, or planning on, continuing the Red
> Dwarf series?  Any idea when the next episode is coming out?
> Jayson.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Matthew Frank Horspool" <dh012e2025@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, July 10, 2004 4:15 AM
> Subject: [DECtalk], another speech synth
>
>
> > hi all
> > I've been going through the DECtalk archive and found some wonderful
stuff
> from people. Something interesting, though:
> > Quite a lot of the DECtalk Archive was not DECtalk, and some of it, in
> fact, a lot of it was a speech synth i had never heard before.
> > It sang such things as the US National Anthem, Allright.MP3, agfeug.MP3,
> tigertiger.ogg etc.
> >
> > Does anyone know what this synth is called?
> > E-mail me!
> > dh012e2025@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > or visit my web site!
> > http://www.horspool.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk
> >
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