[Reprinted from opengoldberg.wpr.org]
On June 24, 2012 Wisconsin Public Radio, in partnership with Open Goldberg Variations and MuseScore, built on its tradition of innovation. For the first time in history, radio listeners were able to follow the digital score of a broadcast recording as it was broadcast.
If you missed the opportunity to hear on the radio and watch online the new public domain arrangement of Bach's Goldberg Variations, you can still:
A few days ago I offered my version of an introduction to open-source music and suggested a few reasons why I think public media organizations should be proponents of open-source recordings and scores. Here are 10 more reasons why this would be a good idea for public media:
Open-source music is a hot topic right now, and it is in the best interest of public media stations to help promote it. This post is meant to serve as an overview of open-source music, and in the coming weeks -- leading up to a special broadcast at Wisconsin Public Radio on June 24 -- I will explore this topic in more depth.
On Wednesday this week (May 30), I will be taking part in a "first of a kind webinar" about the state of audio and video on the web. I consider myself very lucky to be speaking beside some esteemed leaders from the public media technology community.
In the coming month or so, I will be giving a number of talks concerning Drupal and public media:
"Open source software in public media"
Wisconsin Public Radio (Madison, WI)
Drupal in Public Media
Twin Cities Drupal User Group (Minneapolis, MN)
"How ttbook.org makes use of Drupal"
PRI: Public Radio International (Minneapolis, MN)
Depending on your development environment, there are various things you might have to do to enable clean URLs in Drupal -- this is how I did it using the Apache web server built in to Mac OS X 10.6: