Many young people in different European countries are confronted with these challenges. They risk being excluded due to their socio-economic origin, because of the neighbourhood they live in, because of migration backgrounds, because of their religion, etc.
Of course, this issue started long before the last migration episode, triggering a lot of initiatives from all the sectors of civil society. We strongly believe that the world of collective singing can and should play a role in this integration process.
Send us Feedback Get Help. Please wait a few minutes and try again. It's a plane? See the full definition for sing in the English Language Learners Dictionary. In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. On January 14, , Matthew McConaughey was cast in the film's lead voice role.
A number of choral organisations expressed their need for structured tools to address the issues at hand: they share the same challenges and are only partially aware of the solutions developed in the other European countries. Yet, most organisations do not have the resources to research and develop solutions at the national level, and it would likely lead to duplicating the effort in each country.
As a European network with a long-standing experience in cooperation projects, we decided to address these needs at the European level, to ensure that the whole sector and as many young targets as possible can benefit from it in Europe. The project gathers 11 musical organisations involved in youth work in 10 countries including Turkey and Lebanon. They will join forces and use their extensive networks to collect good practices related to the use of collective singing in the process of inclusion of young migrants in their respective professional and geographical areas.
The project will evaluate the existing experience to extract best practices, and use this basis to collectively develop innovative pedagogical contents.
The main outputs of the project will thus be three practical handbooks targeting children and youth choir conductors and music teachers:. If we are to believe anthropology, the human voice was likely amongst the first instruments used by humans to produce music together and it helped members of a group to develop their skills, share emotions, organise common life and provide a sense of belonging.
With a little help from our new friends. If you are conductors, singers, teachers, social workers, or any other person interested in using collective singing as a tool for integration, please download our free handbooks. The 3 handbooks were written in English.
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Translations are available in 10 additional languages below. On the Musica choral database, you will find additional repertoire and accompanying material, like pronunciation files, transliterations, scores, etc. You can find them by using the keyword singmein in the search engine.
Direct link. A set of videos was created during a sepcial work session in Girona. These are mainly musical games, icebreakers and simple songs that can be used in the frame of your project. You will find below the Youtube playlist. Download the repertoire guide for more information. Click here. The project is coordinated by the European Choral Association in partnership with:.
Estonian Choral Association EE www. A Coeur Joie FR www. Musica International FR www. Koro Kulturu Dernegi TR www. Fayha Choir LB www. A lot of people contributed to this project, herebelow are the names of just a few of them, who either wrote, proofread, tested, contributed, translated the handbooks, or provided any other valuable input or help.
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Despite being 32 times faster to train and 2, faster for inference, SING produces audio with significantly improved perceptual quality compared to the NSynth wavenet-like autoencoder  as measured by Mean Opinion Scores based on human evaluations. SING works with python3. To use SING, you must have decently recent version of the following package installed:. This will create a sing environmnent with all the dependencies installed.
Alternatively, you can use pip to install those:. SING can optionally be installed using the usual setup. Once installed or from the root of this repository, you can use a family of commands detailed hereafter of the form. For either training or generation, use the --cuda flag for GPU acceleration and --parallel flag to use all available GPUs.
Depending on the memory and number of GPUs available, consider tweaking the batch size using the --batch-size flag. The default is 64 but was used in the paper. If you want to save checkpoints after each epoch, or to resume a previously interrupted training, use the --checkpoint option.
The pretrained model can be directly download here. To reproduce the audio samples used for the human evaluations, simply run from the root of the git repository. For conveniance we have included a copy of the metadata of the NSynth dataset in this repository. Skip to content. Dismiss Join GitHub today GitHub is home to over 36 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.
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