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There is a little known program (if you call 100,000 copies in use little!) available for those needing help with [tag]lyrics[/tag] and [tag]rhyme[/tag]. Author and [tag]poet[/tag], [tag]Bryant McGill[/tag] has made available a [tag]freeware[/tag] program to help with lyrics or rhyming needs of any kind. If you are looking for lyrical help with your next composition, rap or love letter, this is a MUST HAVE program.
Currently in release 1.2, version 2.0 will be released within the week. Unfortunately for non-PC users, it is only available for the PC.
The program features multiple displays that will allow you to enter a word and receive three types of outputs: Direct Rhyme(standard), Phrases of the Rhyme, and Roundex (almost a rhyme). For example, using the word technology:
Additionally, you can view the searched word via the “combined display”:
Finally, it offers the ability to look up definitions. You must be connected to the Internet to use this feature.
Thanks to Bryant H. McGill for generously making it available, for free, to all of us!
Visit the site here: http://www.bryantmcgill.com/Free_Rhyming_Dictionary/
Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D., is an industry innovator, educator, clinician and lecturer, trumpeter and conductor, and the creator of many music and education websites. He is currently the Vice President of Innovation and Engagement at Keystone Ridge Designs, Inc. After twenty-three years as a professor and administrator in higher education, he made the move into industry in 2018.
As one of the youngest full professors in Grove City’s history, he served in many capacities during his tenure including Professor of music, Director of Music and Fine Arts Technology, Technical Director of the Pew Fine Arts Center, Associate/Assistant Chair of Music and Fine Arts, Director of Jazz Studies.
He finished his tenure at the college as the Director of Bands, where he directed the college’s Symphonic Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band, Pep Band, and various smaller ensembles. He continues to guest direct bands, consult with music programs, and adjudicate ensembles and programs today.
He has been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award, the PA Citation of Excellence, and named a “member for life” of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators, an associate member of the American Bandmasters Association, a past President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association, and a member of various education and music honoraries.
He has written for numerous publications including DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, SBO, and was the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine for eight years; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications.
He is an active conductor, trumpeter, clinician, and educator. Find out more at his website: jpisano.com.