This chapter is about getting the information off my Sonken karaoke DVD so that I can start writing programs to play the songs. It is not directly involved in playing sound under Linux and can be skipped.
I have two karaoke players, a Sonken MD-388 and a Malata MDVD-6619 . Between the two of them, they have all the features I think I need from karaoke players, including the following:
Selecting and playing tunes (of course!)
A huge range of both Chinese and English-language songs (my wife is Chinese, and I am English)
Both Mandarin and PinYin shown for the ...