A plethora of riches…another PDF Music Reader, by The Gig Easy

For the past years, The Gig Easy has made iPad stands for performance settings. I wrote a short note about their product in January of 2011. They have continued to make mounts for the iPad, including a very good looking portable stand. This evening, I was contacted by the company as they have released their … Continue reading “A plethora of riches…another PDF Music Reader, by The Gig Easy”

PDF Music Readers at the end of 2011 (forScore and unrealBook)

I continue to write about PDF-based music readers for the iPad, because they are the single category of iPad application that has the potential to bring technology into music education, especially at the middle school and high school levels.  As an example, I had the wonderful opportunity to speak at the Iowa Music Educators Association … Continue reading “PDF Music Readers at the end of 2011 (forScore and unrealBook)”

It’s done. All the scanning is done. 2,113 pieces. Deep breath.

I just finished the summer scanning project that I was undertaking.  In the end, that library consists of 2,113 different songs, for a total of 730MB (compressed by PDF Shrink). Since I bought the Canon P-150 scanner, I’ve scanned 12190 pages.  I actually have to replace the separator pad (I’ve already gone beyond the 10,000 … Continue reading “It’s done. All the scanning is done. 2,113 pieces. Deep breath.”

351

The first part of my latest scanning project is complete, including using PDF Shrink to optimize scans for the iPad.  The grand total of scores that I’ve scanned so far in this project is 351. Under my old system of scanning page by page, it would have taken months (four or five) to scan this … Continue reading “351”