[Menvi-discuss] Oops--wrong part of Measure 24 for Braille music sign!

Debra Baxley debrabaxley330 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 21 20:19:48 EDT 2019


Stephanie, how's your violin playing coming?


Debra

On 6/21/2019 5:32 PM, Stephanie Pieck via Menvi-discuss wrote:
>
> Eileen,
>
> … And I apologize for looking at the wrong part of that measure! We’re 
> all human; we all love music; and it’s called “playing” an instrument 
> for a reason—to keep us all smiling and not worrying too much about 
> when we slip up.
>
> In case all the hard work of learning the Martini gets to you, you 
> could always resort to drinking a martini instead.
>
> Happy practicing.
>
> Stephanie
>
> *From:*Menvi-discuss [mailto:menvi-discuss-bounces at menvi.org] *On 
> Behalf Of *Eileen Scrivani via Menvi-discuss
> *Sent:* Friday, June 21, 2019 10:48 AM
> *To:* This is for discussing music and braille literacy
> *Cc:* Eileen Scrivani
> *Subject:* Re: [Menvi-discuss] Oops--wrong part of Measure 24 for 
> Braille music sign!
>
> Hi All,
>
> Boy, do I feel dumb!
>
> Several of you told me what the braille symbols were in a measure of 
> Martini Gavotte, and I disputed it when you were correct about it 
> being a down-bow half-note G. Its just when I looked at that bit it 
> did not strike me as the signs I should have known. I think it was the 
> breath mark with dots 345 near the end of the line plus the opening 
> dots of 126 in the down-bow that made me start thinking they were some 
> type of parens or bracketed something or other from previous versions 
> of the code. I also think that if there hadn’t been continuation marks 
> at the end of the line and the measure was written out all in one on a 
> single line it would have clicked more easily for me. Okay, I know I’m 
> making excuses for myself. So sorry for telling the experts they were 
> not correct!
>
> I didn’t have time to write back sooner about this, plus the fact that 
> I felt embarrassed over not knowing some very basic symbols <SHEEPISH 
> GRIN>.
>
> Eileen
>
> *From:*Stephanie Pieck via Menvi-discuss
>
> *Sent:*Wednesday, June 12, 2019 6:11 PM
>
> *To:*'This is for discussing music and braille literacy'
>
> *Cc:*Stephanie Pieck
>
> *Subject:*[Menvi-discuss] Oops--wrong part of Measure 24 for Braille 
> music sign!
>
> Hi again,
>
> Sorry; I just found the signs Eileen was asking about. They indicate a 
> down bow on a half note G. Down bow equals dots 126, 12; half note G 
> equals dots 1235 (which is also the literary letter R); and after that 
> is a two-cell sign indicating a breath mark (dots 126, 2).
>
> I apologize for the confusion. Measure 24 of this piece is split 
> between lines, and the measure number at the margin is used for the 
> second half of the measure. I missed the dot 3 following the measure 
> number that would have told me it was a continuation of a measure 
> begun on the previous line.
>
> Stephanie
>
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