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Speak and Play! is a speech synthesizer for pianists. It has two parts: a score generator that turns written English text into musical scores, and a sample set (hurriedly constructed from my own voice) which, when used to play the scores, approximately recreates the original text.
Thanks to pianist Margaret Leng Tan for making Speak and Play! speak and play, and for coming up with the name!
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