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Creating vocal accompaniment with Photoscore + Sibelius

Postby daoliver » Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:46 pm

This is surely a common issue:

Most vocal pieces do not have extant recorded accompaniment (e.g., music minus 1) for practice purposes. For pieces written for purely piano accompaniment, one can always accompany one's self. But there are important pieces written for larger forces (e.g., Barber's DOVER BEACH which is written for string quartet accompaniment). I'm wondering how satisfactory the procedure of taking a full score into Sibelius via Photoscore and creating a playable piece with Sibelius instrument files and playback without the voice might be?

I'd appreciate responses from those who might be using this procedure (or rejecting it as unsatisfactory). Any pointers to additional experience on the web relating to electronic accompaniment in practice sessions would also be welcome.

Thanks,
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Photoscore fails

Postby daoliver » Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:40 am

Testing Photoscore on Mac OS 10.6 with Epson Perfection 2450 scanner with Twain interface and latest Epson ICA driver and Rosetta installed:

Problem:
no scanner appears in the "seclect source" window

(This scanner works fine in its present configuration in all other applications}

Please advise.

-DAO
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