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

  • From: Stephen Clower <supersteve03@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: dectalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 14:12:49 -0500

Very true, very true.
At 04:44 PM 8/16/02 +0100, you wrote:


>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!
> > >http://www.freelists.org/webpage/dectalk
> > >
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