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  • View Service Offered By Seth Butler 1

    Seth Butler 1

    Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States

    $558
    Earned/Yr
    • music transcription
    • Classical Music
    • Finale

    Music transcription and notation

    I transcribe music and enter it into either notation or MIDI format. Clients may submit audio recordings, handwritten scores, or MIDI files. Services may involve: I am a trained pianist and composer w...

  • View Service Offered By Roberto Prado

    Roberto Prado

    San Antonio de Los Altos, Miranda, Venezuela

    $250
    Earned/Yr
    • music transcription
    • Chords
    • Finale

    Transpose sheet music to another key

    This service is for transcribing and transposing printed sheet music to another key. Optionally, chords can be transposed and lyrics can be included, so the score will look identical to the original, ...

  • View Service Offered By Jeffrey L Meyer, BSIT

    Jeffrey L Meyer, BSIT

    Putney, Vermont, United States

    $102
    Earned/Yr
    • music transcription
    • Audio Post Production
    • Finale

    Music Transcription

    I can convert hand-written sheet music into typeset sheet music for publishing. I use Finale version 25.5.0.290. Finale can output a .wav audio file, but may not be a full representation of the actual...

  • View Service Offered By J.L. Hardy

    J.L. Hardy

    Goose Creek, South Carolina, United States

    • music transcription
    • Music Production
    • Quality Assurance (QA) And Testing

    Music Transcription and Arranging.

    Music Transcription and Arranging. I am qualified and equipped to provide quality music transcription and arrangement services.

  • View Service Offered By fernando maisonet

    fernando maisonet

    Arecibo, Puerto Rico, United States

    • music transcription
    • Email
    • Music

    Music Transcription

    Music Transcription or scoring of any musical material. One week later. By email in pdf format. Leadsheet, chord chart or full score.

  • View Service Offered By Alekxis Lozano

    Alekxis Lozano

    Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico

    • music transcription
    • Copy & Paste
    • Director

    Music Transcription

    Music transcription and copying services. I'm a musical director with experience arranging and directing classic and contemporany strings, brass, choirs and rock/pop ensembles

  • View Service Offered By Maria Lamas Rocca

    Maria Lamas Rocca

    Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela

    • music transcription
    • Finale
    • Music Production

    Music transcription

    I can to transcribe a music score or sheet for different instruments and essembles. I can add lyrics if it's necessary.

  • View Service Offered By Jesus Melendez

    Jesus Melendez

    Carora, Lara, Venezuela

    • music transcription
    • Music
    • Software

    Music Transcription, Music Arragement

    Transcripts of scores performed to music software. I perform musical arrangements for various types of groups

  • View Service Offered By Jack Tarlinton

    Jack Tarlinton

    Turner, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

    • music transcription
    • Music Production
    • Transcription

    Music Transcription

    Music transcription from a seasoned music transcriptionist with 3+ years of experience and over 60 completed projects spanning from personal requests to theatre productions. Transcription to notation ...

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Music transcription is the process of listening to a piece of performed music (a live performance or recording) and make an attempt to write it down in musical notes or words. This could be done as a score, guitar tablature, simplified notation, or even your own informal shorthand. Being able to transcribe music relies on a range of listening skills, including good absolute and relative pitch skills, along with chord knowledge and rhythm skills. Music enthusiasts have good language and listening skills which enables them to transcribe a song lyrics.

Transcription in Music is the act of notating (a musical note is a system which represents aurally produced music through the use of written symbols) a piece which was previously not notated. Transcriptions help the performer to learn the piece by creating notes for all kinds of music. Transcriptions are common for music such as jazz (which usually consists of improvisation) and folk, which traditionally is taught from one generation to another by listening and imitating. If you are a music lover and wish to hire music transcriptionist, there are freelance music transcription services available online on top freelance sites by professional music transcribers who have proven experience in all types of music transcriptions.

What Music Transcriptionists Do?

A music transcriptionist is a professional touch typist who listens to recorded music and types what they hear. Some of the role and responsibilities may include-

  • Transcribe in accordance with style guides and terminology databases

  • Ensure that output is aligned with audio

  • Perform overall linguistic quality checking across transcriptions

  • Track individual transcribers’ performance

  • Attend weekly or monthly linguistic calls with the content validator to discuss the projects

You can find music transcriptionist providing freelance music transcription services on any of the online freelance websites. In order to have good freelance hire, please ensure you have considered below mentioned skills before signing a deal.

  • Native speaker fluency of the language for the transcription tasks

  • Excellent listening skills to understand and transcribe the source audio without linguistic mistakes

  • Tech savvy and  familiarity with common word processing or spreadsheet programs

  • Familiar with ways to receive large files, should know about dropbox, yousendit and other services.

Qualifications of Music Transcriptionists

  • Bachelor’s degree in Music where music transcription is covered

  • Some experience in editing, QA, data verification

  • Experience in working with style guides and/or glossaries (preferred)

  • Transcription experience (preferred)

  • Efficiently use Mac OS and iOS

  • Deep knowledge of music is prerequisite as well as excellent listening skills to be able to differentiate between different set of instruments say a piano from a guitar

Benefits of Music Transcriptionists

 A written form of music whether for an instrument or a voice can be shared with musicians for performances. There are several music enthusiasts offering freelance music transcription services on some of the best websites to hire freelancers, like Guru.

  • Converting your recorded songs and music performances to words or musical notes can facilitate other music lovers to play your piece off work with ease.

  • Professional Transcriptionists have experience of working with a number of music publishers in creating musical notations and have been successful in displaying outstanding talent with their transcribed works.

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