[dectalk] Re: dec talk, tracks from midi files

  • From: "Sean Randall" <Shwatscoff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 16:44:32 +0100

ah,well, depends what' you like.
if you need a tempo though, it's a handy way to go
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Clower" <supersteve03@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, August 16, 2002 4:44 PM
Subject: [dectalk] Re: dec talk, tracks from midi files


> Hi Sean.
> This looks very similar to what those lunk heads at the University of
> Dundee did to get their DECTalk to sing. I guess if you're pressed for
time
> this method would be pretty handy, but I'll probably just stick to doing
it
> by hand.
> At 12:28 PM 8/16/02 +0100, you wrote:
>
>
> >Hi everyone!
> >the newest member of our list,
> >electrozoom@xxxxxxx
> >has a sort of different way of making DECtalk songs.
> >This is done in several steps.
> >1. find a midi .mid file of a song you'd like dt to sing.
> >2. get a program off of the internet to convert it to rttl, the language
> >used by celular phones to make ring-tones. then convert it.
> >3. use a replace program to convert the rttl into dectalk phonemes, using
> >laa as the default).
> >4. replace the laa's with actual words.
> >if you want a demonstration, I started working in the song one moment in
> >time, sung by whitny hewstan.
> >there are, as you will here, errors and timing issues, all be it minour
> >ones.
> >I've started wording it all, only done the  first verce and a part of the
> >chorus as of now, though!
> >i'll paste my code below, then you can see for yourself.
> ><!---start of code--->
> >[:np][:phone arpa on][
> >[,<2000>
> >,<2000>
> >,<2000>
> >,<2000>
> >,<2000>
> >,<2000>
> >,<1000>
> >,<250>
> >iy<250,8>ch
> >dey<250,18>
> >ay<250,17>
> >lih<1000,17>v
> >,<250>
> >ay<250,18>
> >wah<250,18>nt
> >tuw<250,20>
> >biy<1000,17>
> >,<250>
> >ah<250,17>
> >dey<250,18>
> >tuw<250,15>
> >gih<1000,15>v
> >,<250>
> >dhah<250,17>
> >beh<250,18>st
> >ah<250,15>v
> >miy<1000,15>
> >,<500>
> >,<250>
> >ay<250,18>m
> >ow<250,18>n
> >liy<250,17>
> >wah<750,17>n
> >,<500>
> >bah<250,20>t
> >nah<250,20>t
> >ah<250,22>
> >low<750,18>n
> >,<500>
> >may<250,17>
> >fay<250,17>
> >nax<250,15>st
> >dey<1000,15>
> >,<500>
> >,<250>
> >ih<250,17>z
> >yxeh<250,17>t
> >ah<250,18>n
> >now<750,15>n
> >,<500>
> >ay<250,18>
> >brow<250,18>k
> >may<250,17>
> >hxah<750,17>rt
> >,<500>
> >for<250,18>
> >eh<250,18>v
> >riy<250,20>
> >gey<1000,17>n
> >,<500>
> >,<250>
> >tuw<250,17>
> >tey<250,18>st
> >dhah<250,15>
> >swiy<800,15>t
> >,<500>
> >,<250>
> >ay<250,17>
> >fey<250,18>sd
> >dhah<250,15>
> >pey<800,15>n
> >,<500>
> >,<250>
> >ay<250,18>
> >ray<250,18>z
> >ae<250,17>nd
> >fao<800,17>l
> >,<500>
> >,<250>
> >yxeh<250,20>t
> >thruw<250,20>
> >ih<250,22>t
> >ao<750,18>l
> >,<500>
> >dhih<250,17>s
> >mah<250,17>ch
> >rih<250,15>
> >mey<800,15>nz
> >,<500>
> >ay<500,13>
> >wao<500,15>nt
> >wah<1000,17>n
> >mow<250,15>
> >,<62>
> >meh<375,17>nt
> >ih<250,20>n
> >,<62>
> >tay<1500,13>m
> >weh<250,15>n
> >ay<250,17>m
> >mor<250,18>
> >,<125>
> >dhae<250,18>n
> >,<62>
> >ay<250,18>
> >,<62>
> >thao<250,17>t
> >,<125>
> >ay<250,18>
> >,<62>
> >kuh<250,20>d
> >,<62>
> >biy<1500,15>]
> ><!---end of code--->
> >
> >Sean Randall, the Unoficial DECtalk homePage!
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