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MadBill said

Hi all,
I've taken the liberty of creating MIDI files for all the violin parts - possibly useful for those with (like me) sight-reading difficulties - although pretty "horrid" it is correct in notation and timings - so at least you'll get to hear Pierre's arrangement as it is intended with appropriate timing - on the site link below there are 5 useful files.

Thanks so much for this as I'm not great with timing & note reading. I play mostly by ear. I can join the project now. cheerleader

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You're welcome, Dee ! Glad it was of some use.

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Exciting as always.. Time to find some time to start practicing~

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The playback file is done.
Visit this link for all information regarding the project.

Please download this click track to your computer, phone, MP3 player or similar for use during your recording. Any video submission recorded without the use of this playback file “in ear” (preferably using a headphone jack) will not be used. We cannot match all the parts unless you are hearing the playback file while recording, or at least a 76 BPM metronome though in this case there is no guarantee that your part will match all others.

PLAYBACK FILE To save this file, either right click on the link or control click with Mac and save the file onto your computer or appropriate playback device.

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Nice one Pierre - TY - about to get around to this - not sure about the fingering yet on the Bb ( just ignore me on that comment... it's my prob )

and just to re-iterate to others because I posted the MIDI stuff for folks who wanted to practice or who play by ear -

**** Only use Pierre's click-track for your final take ****

- and do NOT submit your "take" by playing along to my MIDI file (although it ought to be "pretty darned close" - but DON'T rely on it for timing....)

Bill

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pretty much jumped to the ceiling when i saw the clicktrack is finally available. I have four essays to prepare for school but nope,my mind is all over this project right now.yay!!!!

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Way to go Teapot. Thanks. LOL

@ Bill - They might be identical but I like to count off. :-) I haven't checked yours against mine for the timing.

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I miss the "normal" click tracks this is hard to follow with so many violins in the background :-(

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I miss the "normal" click tracks this is hard to follow with so many violins in the background :-(

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MadBill said

Hi all,
I've taken the liberty of creating MIDI files for all the violin parts - possibly useful for those with (like me) sight-reading difficulties - although pretty "horrid" it is correct in notation and timings - so at least you'll get to hear Pierre's arrangement as it is intended with appropriate timing - on the site link below there are 5 useful files -

(1) A single combined MIDI file containing all 4 parts layered (with no particular 'presence' given to any one part) - if you have a MIDI file editor, you can mess with it - change levels between parts, voices etc.

(2) a further four separate files, one for each part
Handy if you are unsure of the piece. Download it / them and set your media-player to "loop" and drive everyone in your house insane as you repeatedly play-along to it!
Finally - although the tempo is set to 76 - I wouldn't rely on it for your final "take" - I would await the click-track !!!!
Hope this helps some folks [ oh - I'll probably do the same for the Viola parts - doesn't take long ]

http://www.scourie.org.uk/

EDIT: Oh bother - Violin 3 instrument switches to Oboe at around bar 4. I was playing with different voices - No matter... if you're listening using the inbuilt wavetable synth and not a pukka external device, and listening on crappy PC speakers you'll hardly know the difference !

I'll maybe change the V3 voice and re-upload it when I get around to doing the Viola parts....

THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was looking for our usual click track and RosinedUp sent this link to me... you are my savior!!!!!!!!!!!!!

<3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

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Grofica said

THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was looking for our usual click track and RosinedUp sent this link to me... you are my savior!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ROFL - you are too kind ! And - as we discovered in the chat this morning - the 76bpm in my midi files seems to be pretty accurate - what did you get - 76.0001 or something? LOL... Anyway - glad it was of use

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I can post a click track with just the rhythm but from experience, the submissions that I have received when doing so have not always been correct. In my mind it's intended to guide the player a bit. You can have the volume turned down quite low when recording too. It's only purpose is for the timing.

I finally received a submission and welcome you all to begin recording. :-)
Thanks.

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I sure hope that mine's the first submission...

To all the people participating: You guys will probably have to do some slides in the last 8 measures or so.

Thanks again for the opportunity, Pierre.

(p/s Do I look like a fool when I record... hope not)

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Hey Chaps and Chapesses, I'm having a bit of trouble hitting the first note on the lead in. I cant quite achieve the first note timing which I am even playing as an open string rather than changing strings on a slur. Any tips?

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You guessed it ButteryStuffs. You are the first submission. You absolutely do NOT look like a fool. In fact you did a great job. Thanks.

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TerryT said

Hey Chaps and Chapesses, I'm having a bit of trouble hitting the first note on the lead in. I cant quite achieve the first note timing which I am even playing as an open string rather than changing strings on a slur. Any tips?

Count: 1 and 2 and ,Play on: 3 (D) and (F)) <--- Confusing?
It is for me and I'm the one that wrote it.... LOL

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Haha. Thanks FM thats much clearer.

fainting-1344

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TerryT said

Haha. Thanks FM thats much clearer.

https://fiddlerman.com/wp-content/forum-smileys/fainting-1344.gif

Just to be clear. It is, or is isn't clearer? LOL
The fainting smiley confused me. I know, that is easy to do right????

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Nope! Still cant nail it. I just join in on the dotted g now. Easy peasy..

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Count 1, 2, 3 and, 1, 2, 3 and..... 3 and being quavers.
Make sure that the 3 and are even notes. In America we call them eighth notes and I believe you know them as quavers.
1, 2, play the two quavers on 3. If you play them twice as fast as each beat you'll have it.
It's really just math ;-)
YOU CAN DO IT :-)

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