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Introduction of Braille Transcriber and Proofreader

What does the Braille Transcriber and Proofreader do?

The Braille Transcriber and Proofreader translate and correct general text into Braille for the blind to read the books using their sense of touch. They usually work in the welfare center of the blind, library for the blind, school for the blind, and association group under the Korea Blind Union, etc. In order to work as the Braille Transcriber and Proofreader, needs to acquire a private license approved by the Ministry of Health-Welfare. The license exam includes five subjects: Korean, English, Music, Mathematics/Science(Computer), Japanese and grant a certificate of qualification ranging from one level to three levels depending on the acceptance. Among them, Music Braille Transcriber and Proofreader's expertise and musical ability are important for translate and correct the context of music score into Braille exactly and quickly.

The Necessity of Braille Music Score

Music is one of the methods that the blind can express their feelings and the blind can demonstrate their abilities because they have more sensitive auditory sense than the non-disabled. Moreover, The blind use auditory sense more than the visual so they has a very high of the auditory utilization in learning the music. However, Music based solely on hearing has limits to accurate learning such as tune, theme, and dynamic. Futhermore, since music scores contain the intentions and thoughts of the composer and It is require to analyze and understand the music score in order to exactly understand and play it. Therefore Braille music score is absolutely essential for the blind to learn music education or professional musical activities.

The Process of Making Braille Music Score

1. Braille Translation
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  • Braille Translation by Siloam Braille, Duxbury Program
  • 2)
  • Braille Translation of Music Braille Translation Program by Goodfeel
2. Braille Proofreading
Braille Proofreading photo
The Blind proofreader and the Braille translator read a entire contents of the book 1:1 and Proofread According to the international standard
3. Examination
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Final Inspect on the proofread Braille music score and produce professional and high-quality Braille music score.