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Jan Newmarch, Linux Sound Programming, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2496-0_23

23. Karaoke User-Level Tools

Jan Newmarch

(1)Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia

Karaoke is an “audience participation” sound system, in which the soundtrack and usually the melody are played along with a moving display of the lyrics. Within this, there can be variations or different features.

  • The lyrics can be shown all at once, while the music plays in sequence.

  • The lyrics can be highlighted in synchronization with the melody line.

  • The melody line maybe will always play or can be switched off.

  • Some players will also include a vocalist singing the song.

  • Some players with vocals will turn off the vocals when someone is singing.

  • Some players will give a graphical display ...

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