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The curve sign is not a "legato slur", but a "tie". Even if the song is written in free time, it doesn't mean that the song has no rhythmic structure. "ba" of "de-ba-ta" is off beat and prepares for the "ta". And "de" is still part of the same word.


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As far as I'm aware, there is no specific plugin that will transcribe what you sing in to it, I think that's probably too complex a task. You can however run an Autotune plugin that has a display of the note you are singing and write down the notes yourself, or pull up a piano vst and just find the notes you're singing.


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A program such as Transcribe! from http://www.seventhstring.com/xscribe/overview.html can be very helpful. You probably already have programs that will slow down, eq, loop, place markers etc. an audio clip, but Transcribe! combines all the useful functions in one convenient, cheap, package. (I'm just a satisfied user, I don't get a penny if you buy it.) ...


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WinAmp with PaceMaker plugin is a very simple solution. Arrow seeking and ZXCVB key map of WinAmp make it extremely fast and easy to transcribe songs without using the mouse.


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I have used the Amazing Slow Downer for transcription. The mobile version for iOS and Android works great for looping short sections of a song, and it’s easy to step through the song one bar or phrase at a time. There are also EQ settings that help to bring different instruments out of the mix. The desktop version offers more options and flexibility, but the ...


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You would need a thorough musical knowledge. Some of the skills you may need. Scales: You would need to at the very least know how Major and minor keys sound. If you are going deep knowledge on how other scales sound would be a good asset. These include Pentatonic (Minor and Major) Whole Tone scale and all the various modes. Recognizing rhythms Being ...


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I am an amateur, but I thought you may find it useful: I use software to help me. I listen to each part, & attempt to reproduce it as faithfully as I can (using both intuitively & through experience many of the techniques outlined in other answers posted to your question). Then the software transcribes it. Below is my attempt at the first two ...


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There are a few different ways to approach transcription and depending on how good your ear is and how much detail you want to put into your transcription. It also should be noted that like practicing an instrument, you get better at transcribing by doing it. In general, you would need the following: A recording of the song to be transcribed Manuscript ...


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Transcribing music is an incredibly educational process and is wonderful ear-training for aural development. Especially as a beginner, it is important to begin with a wide scope, and gradually narrow the focus to eliminate otherwise distracting information. Often, beginning musicians are overwhelmed with all of the aural information, and so the model I ...


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To get started with transcribing by ear, I found it useful to spend time playing and learning to recognise intervals. For example, perfect 5ths and 4ths. By doing this, you can listen to a melody, find the first note by trial and error, and from there work out the rest based on the intervals between subsequent notes. This isn't an instant fix for your ...



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