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Woot! Somewhere to stash [[random]] notes and howtos.
 
Woot! Somewhere to stash [[random]] notes and howtos.
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If the contents of this wiki seem a bit terse, it's because the intended audience is primarily myself, in the future, in a hurry and frazzled because something has broken or changed, and I can't remember how I set things up.
  
[[Ubuntu notes]], [[Epiphany browser]]
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* How to use [[SSH Keys]]
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* [[Ubuntu notes]], [[Windows tweaks]], [[Android]] things
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* Dealing with [[Bluray]] content in Linux
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* Learn [[PostgreSQL]] in 10 minutes
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* Installing [[Django/Apache]]
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* Pimp my [[IRiver]]!
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* [[Telescope mirror]] fabrication idea
  
Learn [[PostgreSQL]] in 10 minutes
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[[Sci-Fi Night]], [[IRC Quotes]], [[FAIL]]
  
Pimp my [[IRiver]]!
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== Eine Alpensinfonie ==
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The [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Score Score extension] handles snippets of music notation using [http://lilypond.org/doc/Documentation/notation/index.html Lilypond]. An excerpt from the 4th trombone part of ''Eine Alpensinfonie'' by Richard Strauss, usually played on a contrabass trombone:
  
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<score>
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\relative c, {
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  \time 4/4
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  \clef bass
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  \key c \major
  
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  r2 r4\ff g\tenuto
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  c2.\tenuto c4\tenuto
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  g'2.\tenuto g4\tenuto
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  c1
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  e2~ e4.. b16
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  a1
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  g1
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  c8 r8 r4 r2
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  \bar "|."
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}
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</score>
  
[[IRC Quotes]]
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You can hear (but not see!) it being played in this performance by the Berlin Philharmonic. I mean, I love how they at least bothered to point the camera at the trombone section, but the only time the 4th trombonist is playing his contrabass (you can see his bass sitting on its stand), and he's not in shot:
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Latest revision as of 20:11, 3 November 2021

Woot! Somewhere to stash random notes and howtos. If the contents of this wiki seem a bit terse, it's because the intended audience is primarily myself, in the future, in a hurry and frazzled because something has broken or changed, and I can't remember how I set things up.

Sci-Fi Night, IRC Quotes, FAIL

Eine Alpensinfonie

The Score extension handles snippets of music notation using Lilypond. An excerpt from the 4th trombone part of Eine Alpensinfonie by Richard Strauss, usually played on a contrabass trombone:


\relative c, {
  \time 4/4
  \clef bass
  \key c \major

  r2 r4\ff g\tenuto
  c2.\tenuto c4\tenuto
  g'2.\tenuto g4\tenuto
  c1
  e2~ e4.. b16
  a1
  g1
  c8 r8 r4 r2
  \bar "|."
}

You can hear (but not see!) it being played in this performance by the Berlin Philharmonic. I mean, I love how they at least bothered to point the camera at the trombone section, but the only time the 4th trombonist is playing his contrabass (you can see his bass sitting on its stand), and he's not in shot: