250 songs now completed: thank you! [Update - now 275 songs...]

Hard to believe in just a few months, but today we finally achieved 250 songs reviewed and complete!  There are another 7 songs ready and awaiting review and 9 songs assigned to transcribers, so the 300 mark no longer seems impossible...

Thank you all (transcribers and reviewers) for making this all happen - high quality transcriptions, and plenty of them! 

Best,
Dan

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a month ago
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Officially launched: the OpenScore Lieder Corpus!

Transcribers:

I thought you might like a chance to see the faces of the project managers, uploaders and reviewers at the Lieder Corpus launch event. Here's a link to the team photo:
http://rootham.org/concerts.html#event_2018-06-18

Until the launch and Lieder Recital in Cambridge on 18 June, many of us had never met (we had only corresponded by email). So this was a great chance to get together and to perform some live music - which is what our transcription effort is all about!

And do please look at "Cut Outs" which is  a brand new music theory exercise generator - and the first software application to use our newly-transcribed Lieder Corpus!  
https://fourscoreandmore.org/cut-outs/

Thank you all for your transcription work over the past months, and I look forward to working again on a new OpenScore transcription project in the near future. Details to follow quite soon...

Best,
Dan

 

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26 days ago
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OpenScore Lieder Corpus: launch date 18 June

With the launch date now imminent, we need to complete as many song cycles as possible before 18 June.

So it will help us a lot if transcribers can concentrate on the song cycles with just a few gaps.  Then we can be proud to have delivered a good number of completed song cycles!

A few examples:  Fanny Hensel (6 Lieder Op.1 and Op.9), Franz Schubert (4 Gesänge aus 'Wilhelm Meister', D.877 ), Robert Schumann (Frauenliebe und Leben, Op.42 ). [Update: all now completed]

And of course there is Louise Reichardt, but I expect that ashmoggs will fill those few gaps - having transcribed most of the other song cycles by Reichardt. [Update: all now completed]

Thank you all for your help!

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a month ago
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Progress report: 20 song cycles now completed!

Well done, all transcribers!  We now have 20 song cycles completed, which is wonderful.  

I am hopeful that we can plug the gaps in a few more sets before the public launch: for example, Brahms  - 4 Gesänge, Op.46 [update: now completed] or  Robert Franz - 6 Gesänge, Op.14.  Or even more ambitious:  Robert Schumann - Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42 [update: now completed].

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a month ago
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Robert Franz: song cycle "6 Gesänge, Op.14" nearly complete...

Appeal for transcribers!
We now have four of the six songs of Franz's Op.14 either completed or under review. So who will step up to transcribe No.4 "Volkslied" and No.6 "Frage nicht"?

And if you want a musical treat, hop onto YouTube and listen to Russell Malcolm singing one of Robert Franz's songs (accompanied by himself):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qweHPtnm040&list=PLVebi-kfX4LZciPqbSZaVc3lIvtZGyrM2

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a month ago
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Josephine Lang: 6 Lieder, Op.25

You may have noticed that women composers are under-represented on the Lieder Corpus - so far...

I thought it would be good to complete a song cycle by Josephine Lang, so there are now voice-only templates available for Op.25.  The voice part and all the lyrics have been input already, so it's just the piano part and dynamics that you would need to transcribe.

Here's a link to the set for Op.25 (now includes the last template - for "Die Wolken"):
https://musescore.com/user/27638568/sets/5032870

UPDATE: Op.25 song cycle now completed - thank you all for your help!

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a month ago
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Three Louise Reichardt song cycles now ready

Well done to our transcriber ashmoggs, who has single-handedly completed the transcription of 24 Louise Reichardt songs in these two sets:
Zwölf Gesänge : https://musescore.com/openscore-lieder-corpus/sets/5001873
Zwölf Gesänge, Op.3 : https://musescore.com/openscore-lieder-corpus/sets/5001966

And a third cycle has just been completed by transcribers Eloge and ashmoggs:
Sechs Lieder von Novalis, Op.4: https://musescore.com/openscore-lieder-corpus/sets/reichardt-louise---sechs-lieder-von-novalis-op4---complete

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2 months ago
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On target: 150 Lieder transcriptions completed!

A message to our transcribers:
Well done, the team has now completed 150 Lieder!  With your help, we can meet the target of 200 songs to be completed before the launch date (19th June).

Un message à nos transcripteurs:
Bravo, l'équipe a maintenant complété 150 chansons! Avec votre aide, nous pouvons atteindre l'objectif de 200 chansons à compléter avant la date de lancement (le 19 juin).

Eine Nachricht an unsere Transkribenten:
Gut gemacht, das Team hat jetzt 150 Lieder fertig! Mit Ihrer Hilfe können wir das Ziel von 200 fertiggestellten Liedern vor dem Starttermin (19. Juni) erreichen.

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2 months ago
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Transcriptions requests

Hi!
Luis Miranda from Mexico here :)
Are there any specific requests for a song cycle or art song collection to be transcribed or any suggestions to get into?
I'm open to any collaboration or full commission :D

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3 months ago
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Progress with the Lieder Corpus transcriptions!

Congratulations, toutes nos félicitations, herzliche Glückwünsche!

Many thanks to all our transcribers who have worked so hard: on 2nd April we reached 100 completed works. It has been a learning curve for transcribers and reviewers alike... and we are grateful to users on the musescore.org Forums who have resolved a few tricky problems for us.

Thanks also to the team who are uploading the voice-only scores to the Corpus. This team is not so visible, but without them there wouldn't be a MuseScore file available for each of these transcriptions.

Best wishes,
Dan

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3 months ago
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Die schöne Müllerin movement 8 and 10?

I've now transcribed movement No. 4 and searched for the next untranscribed movement, which is No. 8 "Morgengruß". However, this movement and movement No. 10 "Tränenregen" is not included in the google docs spreasheet.

Are there any specific reasons for not adding these movements to the Lieder Corpus project?

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3 months ago
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First transcription complete

Dear friends at the Lieder Corpus Project,

I started the first transcription last week to help you work out bugs in the process of reviewing and putting the corpus together. Please review the score as you would anyone else, I will be more than willing to make it comply with your standards.

I was hoping to contribute a lot to the project, and once it is fully working I will continue to contribute what I can. On a personal note, I suffered a stroke last week after I started the transcription, so it is probably best that I am not permitted to work in the UK and had to decline the position of coordinator. It will take time to discover what my new normal is, but I hope to be back to normal sometime soon. I will continue to be an active member of the MuseScore community and look forward to a successful project.

Mike Nelson

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5 months ago
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How to

Hi,
I just completed a transcription of a Brahms lieder « Eine gute, gute Nacht » and loaded it but I’m not sure if I followed the right procedure. Do we have to notify the group in any way to get feedback?

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4 months ago
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A great project

I have now completed 2 transcriptions and am working on a 3rd. Each one presents new challenges, so that I end up learning so much more about MuseScore. So grateful to Dan for his patience with someone who is more used to music for strings.
I think OpenScore is an amazing idea, which will make life much easier for many musicians, and will open up possibilities for performing works which at the moment are inaccessible.

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4 months ago
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My first transcription

My username is Claire, I finished my first transcription (Clara Schumann: Lorelei). I uploaded it and would appreciate if someone could review it and tell me what adjustments or improvements I should do.

Thank you.

Claire

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4 months ago
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Lieder Corpus Score keys

I looked at the first two scores on the OpenScore LiederCorpus user's page and noticed the scores on the site are in a different key than the scores from IMSLP. Which key do the score need to be transcribed in?

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5 months ago
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