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    http://www.woodwindforum.com/forums/showthread.php...

    http://www.woodwindforum.com/forums/showthread.php?6090-Part-3-Notation-Software

    If you want free notation software that has very decent output, hands-down, MuseScore is the best option.

    FWIW,...
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    A different take:...

    A different take:

    The firm was taken over in 1918 by Lucien Albert and went bankrupt in 1950.

    My opinion is that the 1937 - 1939 dating is probably fairly accurate.

    There's a bunch of stuff...
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    On Sabbatical Until December

    At the earliest. Oh, I'll probably check in now and then ....

    I've got a bunch of stuff going on over the next few months:

    * I have a certification called "Security+" (I'm a computer tech...
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    Selection: Casio 61-key Midi keyboard for $30....

    Selection:
    Casio 61-key Midi keyboard for $30.
    M-Audio Keystudio 49 for $35.
    Casio CTK-3000 61 key for $40.

    Soooooo ... used keyboard = cheap.
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    How do I upload a picture from my computer?

    1. Take photo.
    2. Log on here.
    3. Hit the Insert Pic button. ("Squared" in red in the below pic.)

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    4. Click the tab that says "From Computer."

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    1. Take photo. 2. Log on here. 3. Hit the...

    1. Take photo.
    2. Log on here.
    3. Hit the Insert Pic button. ("Squared" in red in the below pic.)

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    It's rare that I revisit a topic, especially one...

    It's rare that I revisit a topic, especially one that's this old.

    Microsoft Security Essentials is no longer a good suggestion for free antivirus stuff. Its detection rates are now fairly low in...
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    Almost forgot. I said that I'm doing all this...

    Almost forgot.

    I said that I'm doing all this cheap. This means, for inexpensive audio adapters and studio monitors, that you're probably going to have RCA connectors, rather than balanced 1/4"...
  9. I don't mind semi-pro. I do mind bad. ...

    I don't mind semi-pro. I do mind bad. Especially if you have to pay for it.

    If you haven't heard screamo, there is a Wikipedia entry.
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    Well, you need to HEAR the sounds, too. I bought...

    Well, you need to HEAR the sounds, too. I bought a very nice studio monitor set called a Behringer MS40. They sell for $150 on Amazon. I got mine on eBay for $100.

    They sound good. Really...
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    I now have GAS again. For electronic doo-dads. ...

    I now have GAS again. For electronic doo-dads. After I bought a really nice set of studio monitors (Behringer MS40) -- mind you, you don't need studio monitors, but they help -- I found the used...
  12. Admittedly, it's a lot of bang for the buck. ...

    Admittedly, it's a lot of bang for the buck. However, I'm really interested in one band playing and only moderately interested in another. I've heard of some of the comedians, but I'm not overly...
  13. Pemberton Music Festival (Pemberton, BC, Canada)

    Seems fairly high profile.

    Of interest to me is that Beirut is playing. They are taking pre-orders for their first new album in 7+ years, which is how I found the Festival website. (The new...
  14. Repost from the Facebook page :P. > would you...

    Repost from the Facebook page :P.

    > would you be interested in seeing the kind of gigs people on this [website] perform in?
    Maybe. Depends on location, price, time, and style of music. If we're...
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    A hard-rubber S80 C* retails for $179 US, so $90...

    A hard-rubber S80 C* retails for $179 US, so $90 AUS is a very good price -- provided the mouthpiece isn't beat (chipped, cracked, etc.).

    If you have the opportunity to try it before buying, I'd...
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    Avid Pro Tools | First = Free

    http://connect.avid.com/ProToolsFirst-Register.html

    Yes, this is crippleware. You can compare to other versions of Pro Tools here. However, the price is right. Also comes with Xpand!2...
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    > I can't seem to find much info on the 'king'...

    > I can't seem to find much info on the 'king' range
    FWIW, I also wrote a bunch of articles on HN White saxophones. They're here.
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    In order: * Yamaha * Bauhaus * HN White...

    In order:

    * Yamaha
    * Bauhaus
    * HN White (King)

    Now, to go off the original question. First, I understand that $1 AUS = 0.77 US. Second, I understand not wanting to deal with Customs and all...
  19. It also goes back to what I'm trying to do vs....

    It also goes back to what I'm trying to do vs. what you're trying to do: I'm not haulin' gear every night to do a performance. I'm just trying to mix up some good tunes that sound better than...
  20. Part 5: And that all goes to Hell in a toboggan

    A toboggan is much faster than a handbasket.

    With MuseScore, you can use VSTs, but the default interface is to use SoundFonts. I find that the majority of SoundFonts are pretty cheesy sounding,...
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    More specifically, a relatively recent E11. ...

    More specifically, a relatively recent E11.

    Value is dependent on a whole bunch of things. If you want us to try to nail that down for you better, you need to provide more information.
  22. I've been kinda sick. Sorry. Yes, Yanagisawa...

    I've been kinda sick. Sorry.

    Yes, Yanagisawa made stencils with the "Continental" name. I've seen quite a few. Yani stencils suffer no dip in quality over their own-name-branded horns.
    ...
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    Oddly -- and I'll try to find it again -- I found...

    Oddly -- and I'll try to find it again -- I found that there's a decent bass sax patch out there that sounds OK as a "bari" replacement. Still not as good as a real horn. I've also heard a bunch of...
  24. We don't get many of these, so I'll allow it. ...

    We don't get many of these, so I'll allow it. There's also a website, http://www.aodyo.com.

    Comments: how is this any better than the Akai EWI? Why do you think it's worth the extra $150 US...
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    > If the orchestral stuff in that collection will...

    > If the orchestral stuff in that collection will work under those parameters, then they are worth the price. I am, of course, concerned that the samples provided are in some way enhanced, the sort...
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