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Resources From Dancing Dots For Blind Musicians,

Post by Barrie Heaton » 13 Oct 2003, 15:30

Dancing Dots Reference Guide

Resources From Dancing Dots For Blind Musicians, Their Educators
And Supporters


Do you serve students who need to learn to read music braille in order to participate in
general music classes, school ensembles or any educational situation where sighted
peers are reading conventional print? music?

Resource:
AN INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC FOR THE BLIND STUDENT, PART I & PART II by
Richard Taesch

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PIANO FOR THE BLIND STUDENT by Richard Taesch

www.dancingdots.com/prodesc/currdet.htm

TACK-TILES(R) for Music
www.dancingdots.com/prodesc/tacktile.htm

Do you serve students who need to receive braille music materials much more quickly,
keeping production on the local level? Are you yourself a blind musician who wants to
produce braille editions of the same computer music files used to create printed versions
of scores?

Resource:
The GOODFEEL(R) Braille Music Translator & GOODFEEL Lite from Dancing Dots
www.dancingdots.com/goodfeel.htm

Do you or your blind students need to express musical ideas in print (e.g. music theory
assignments, original compositions or arrangements)?

Resource:
Sibelius and Sibelius Speaking scripts and tutorial www.dancingdots.com/prodesc/
sibel-ad.htm

Cakewalk SONAR with CakeTalking scripts & tutorial from Dancing Dots www.dancingd
ots.com/prodesc/CakeTalkingForSONAR.htm

Do you or your visually impaired students need to independently produce high quality
sound recordings for radio or TV productions, theatrical works or creative self-
expression?

Resource:
Cakewalk SONAR with CakeTalking scripts & tutorial from Dancing Dots www.dancingd
ots.com/prodesc/CakeTalkingForSONAR.htm

Do you or your student need training in the use of technology from Dancing Dots or in
braille music reading?

Resource:
Training seminars and one-on-one training options from Dancing Dots
www.dancingdots.com/events.htm
or call 610-783-6692.

Are you in need of any of the related assistive technology or music hardware and
software which Dancing Dots carries such as braille embossers, displays, note-takers,
JAWS screen reader, MIDI interfaces and high-end soundcards? www.dancingdots.com/
productsandservices.htm

Would you like to correspond with people all over the world who use products from
Dancing Dots? You will find subscription information to our online listserv at:www.dancin
gdots.com/listserv.htm

Bill McCann
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Dancing Dots
Barrie Heaton
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