Music’s Lyric Translator

Lyric Translator

The Lyric Translator brings context to some German and Italian operas by providing an English translation. This learning object is in the form of a modern-day jukebox. The original object (an open source MP3 player developed by, Matthias & Caroline Kannengiesser allows mp3 files to be streamed rather than downloaded) was modified by us to accept timing and language data. Students select the particular track and as the lyrics of the song begin they are displayed in the original language as well as English. The on screen text is displayed in the same fashion as a movie subtitle.

See the Lyric Translator
To use, select a track (1 – 4 only), then press play.
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About Britt Carr

I am the founder and Creative Director for Advanced Authoring, a company dedicated to making learning more interactive and engaging, and sometimes even portable. I have spent the last 15 years consulting as an Instructional Designer and Technology Specialist for multiple universities' Learning Technologies units. I was responsible for helping faculty and teaching staff include learning objects into their courses. In this role I help faculty develop both personal and distance learning websites, interactive media, and advanced presentations technology. From my innovative work in the field, I have been recognized by Adobe Systems as a worldwide Higher Education Leader. Before assisting universities, I worked as an Internet Strategist for Macromedia, Inc. I created and managed Macromedia’s Innovation Award program which highlighted web developer’s talents and ground-breaking use of rich media in the education and e-Learning fields. I am a certified Macromedia Flash Designer and hold a B.S. in Broadcasting from Northern Arizona University and a M.Ed. in Educational Media and Computers from Arizona State University.

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