Re: Music recording question


Subject: Re: Music recording question
From: Rick (ricknance@gmail.com)
Date: Sat Oct 22 2005 - 10:18:49 EDT


Anyone having any luck with Audacity and RME/Steinberg stuff? details?

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On 10/22/05, Ryan Supak <ryansupak@gmail.com> wrote:
> Second vote for Audacity. Free, and it's good at making recordings.
>
> rs
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> On 10/22/05, Andrea Saez <dundalk03@gmail.com> wrote:
> > David -
> >
> > If what you want is a free software to record, you might want to try
> > audacity. If you want to pay for something a little more expensive,
> > check out CUBASE.
> >
> > As for the CD recording of it ... try NERO, it's a great burning
> > program for windows ... you could say the equivalent of iTunes for
> > Macintosh. NERO has the option of burning continuously as u want it,
> > or with a break in between (you can set that in the options)
> >
> > Good luck!
> >
> > Andrea
> >
> >
> > On Oct 22, 2005, at 9:51 AM, David Prescott wrote:
> >
> > > Dear CEC list:
> > >
> > > I'm sorry to ask such a dim-witted question, but I've been stumped
> > > on this
> > > for months. I'm no longer a composer, and have a regular old Dell
> > > computer
> > > with Windows XP. I have ba-zillions of old cassettes from the '80's
> > > when I
> > > exchanged my music with others. In earlier forms of XP, I used to use
> > > windows movie-maker to record music which I could then burn to a
> > > CD. Presto,
> > > all my old performances on CD. Somehow, my windows movie-maker was
> > > automatically "upgraded" and no longer allows me to do this.
> > > Windows Sound
> > > Recorder only allows 60 seconds of sound at a pop.
> > >
> > > I tried various software packages at considerable expense to try to
> > > edit
> > > this music, and they all resulted in competitive warfare between other
> > > programs. If I downloaded Blaze audio or similar programs, my CD-
> > > burning
> > > software would quit. New CD-burners would automatically insert 3
> > > seconds of
> > > silence between tracks and so on, and make my editing software choke.
> > >
> > > I guess my question is... I only want to import old music off
> > > cassettes and
> > > burn it to CDs that don't include a mandatory 3 seconds of silence
> > > between
> > > tracks (which would really mess up live recordings of bands...)
> > >
> > > Might anyone have any thoughts on a method or a software package?
> > > It is
> > > amazing to me that XP can make this so difficult since the
> > > technology is
> > > clearly within my computer.
> > >
> > > Thanks for any insights. I know you all have capabilities far in
> > > excess of
> > > what I'm asking, so I hate to trouble you.
> > >
> > > Thank you,
> > >
> > > David Prescott
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
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Rick Nance
De Montfort University
Leicester, UK
RickNance.org



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