UPDATE: On Unknown Recording

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UPDATE: On Unknown Recording

Post by ashepps » Sat May 23, 2015 1:34 am

I came across an old tape recording that I had done 40 years ago. It a catchy tune, quite distorted. It appears to be a simple piece, perhaps even out of a beginners classical book.

I want to be able to ID it and learn to play it again. Sorry for the poor quality and distortion.

UPDATE:

:arrow: See page 2 here for UPDATED mp3, 30 seconds long, better quality

Please take a listen to it and see if it can be identified.

Thanks - Alan
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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by mc1 » Sat May 23, 2015 1:56 am

i'm not seeing the clip.

edit:

alan, here is an upload of the better version you posted later in the thread.
30 seconds unknown piece.mp3
and here is the same clip raised up a semi-tone:
30 seconds unknown piece Copy.mp3
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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by ashepps » Sat May 23, 2015 2:58 am

mc1 wrote:i'm not seeing the clip.
Can't upload my wav file?

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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by mc1 » Sat May 23, 2015 1:11 pm

hi alan,

after you use the "add files" button to upload the file, you then need to use the "place inline" button to insert it into your message. i'm guessing this is where things went wrong.

edit: see email below from geoff. thanks geoff!
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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by GeoffB » Sat May 23, 2015 1:38 pm

There is guidance, with screen shots, here. It isn't actually essential to click "Place inline", just make sure that after you've navigated to the file on your computer you click on the Open button (or equivalent in your browser) to add it.

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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by Denian Arcoleo » Sat May 23, 2015 1:48 pm

I think what you have there is a classic recording, quite rare too, of 4.33 by John Cage.

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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by cefyn » Sat May 23, 2015 1:55 pm

Your .WAV file might be too big - I'm not sure if they're allowed as attachments. You may have to convert it to an .MP3

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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by mc1 » Sat May 23, 2015 2:26 pm

cefyn wrote:Your .WAV file might be too big - I'm not sure if they're allowed as attachments. You may have to convert it to an .MP3

Hope this helps

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i went to the add file dialog, and it lists .wav as one of the file types, so i think they are allowed. there could be a size issue, however, as you mentioned.

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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by cefyn » Sat May 23, 2015 2:35 pm

Yes, you're right .WAVs seem to be ok - could be the file size though, WAVs are usually huge in comparison to MP3.

I didn't go down the 'add file' route - I just dragged & dropped my MP3 into the text box where I was typing. Worked fine for me

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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by ashepps » Sat May 23, 2015 10:38 pm

I will try the mp3 once I record it on Audacity again.

Sorry for the trouble guys!

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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by mc1 » Sat May 23, 2015 11:23 pm

you can probably open the wav file in audacity and then save it as mp3. if you get stuck let me know and i can convert and post it for you.

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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by ashepps » Sat May 23, 2015 11:36 pm

mc1 wrote:you can probably open the wav file in audacity and then save it as mp3. if you get stuck let me know and i can convert and post it for you.
Thanks,

I am just trying to export the file from Audacity and it appears I have to download a file or two first and install. Bear with me, help later :)

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Post by ashepps » Sun May 24, 2015 12:04 am

Again, last time!

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name tune.wav
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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by ashepps » Sun May 24, 2015 12:19 am

It works!

Just download, sounds terrible though.

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Re: Unknown Recording from 1976 to Identify

Post by mc1 » Sun May 24, 2015 12:21 am

there it is! good job!

i listened, and i have no idea what piece it is. :D

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