to the Sweet Adelines International convention LIVE!
LIVE Audio Web-cast from
Tremendous demand for the
web-cast is evident, so The Razor's Edge and NZABS is happy to provide
links to all web-casts from the Sweet Adelines Convention. Enjoy -
and be sure to browse the NZABS site while you listen!
If your are interested in
singing don't forget to check out the Sweet
Adelines International homepage (women's' barbershop) and the SPEBSQSA
or look around the NZABS (men's'
barbershop ) homepages. Better still why not visit a Chapters in your
area. If you are not sure where to find one then drop us a
note and we will give you assistance.
As the contest progresses the scores will
be posted on the Sweet Adelines Site - we have linked to that score
listing for your convenience. Click
here for the International Convention scores
If you have any comments about our service please drop us a note using
our feedback page.
Webcast tools and
listening info is listed below the schedule
Regarding the video webcasts please consider
tone standard modem etc) use the 56K audio/video option
if you want video and you have a DSL
(Jetstream in NZ) or Cable (Saturn in NZ) modem or other high
- speed connection (T1, etc.) use the 300k audio/video signal
- if you want better audio, stick with the
audio only link
- if you want video but are using a dial-up
modem (telephone line,
Please understand that with video (particularly
56k video) it will NOT
be TV quality, it may be choppy, it may freeze depending on Internet
congestion you might experience (think of driving into a traffic jam).
Webcast Schedule of Events:
*All times listed
will be broadcast in the Pacific Daylight Time zone.
Web audio licensed by ASCAP and BMI.
listeners: To Convert
the US Eastern Standard Time Zone to your location go to the following
page and run the conversion for yourself. Time
As the contest progresses
the scores will be posted on the Sweet Adelines site we have a link to
the site for your convenience:
Click here for the International Convention scores
Tips on Web Streaming
Webcast is experiencing an overwhelming response. Thousands and
thousands of people from around the world are listening. We have
made an unlimited number of listeners available through Windows
Mediaplayer and RealPlayer. If you are a Mac user, you can also
download the Windows Mediaplayer.
How do I listen
In order for you to enjoy our audio and video programming, you'll
need to have special software called a "player" loaded
on your computer. The player software does all the work of taking
the audio and video from the www.sweetadelineintl.org site and
translating it into a format that you can hear and watch on your
This technology is
called streaming audio and video. One method we are using is the
Windows Media Player, which is from Microsoft, to deliver
programming to you.
To use this you
will need to get the Windows Media Player by Microsoft installed
on your machine if you do not have it already. Most windows PC's
do have it so check first. This player is free. The follow
the link by clicking on the icon below. It will take you directly
to either Web site.
If a small window pops up and you hear audio, you already have the
Windows Media Player. If your browser warns you that you don't
have a necessary plug-in or helper application, then you will need
to download the Windows Media Player.
To download the free
player, scroll down and look for the small text that describes the
"basic free player" along with a link to download.
Otherwise, you will be asked to purchase the full version which is
not required for www.sweetadelineintl.org content.
If a small
window pops up and you hear audio, you already have the
RealPlayer. If your browser warns you that you don't have a
necessary plug-in or helper application, then you will need to
download the RealPlayer.
If you are unable to receive audio or video content from
www.sweetadelineintl.org, there could a problem with your
receiving computer, a network congestion problem from the Internet
itself, or a technical problem with www.sweetadelineintl.org
receiving the feed from the source and redistributing it on the
Internet. Note: If you are experiencing technical difficulty with
a particular media player (Windows Media or Real), please confirm
that the latest version of the player is installed. If
difficulties continue to occur, try a different player.
What You Need To
Listen to MPR live or any of our single audio pieces, you will
- A sound card in
- For streaming
and archived audio, a 28.8 kbps or faster modem (some archived
files can be accessed through a 14.4 kbps modem).
- For streaming
and archived video, either a DSL or cable modem is strongly
recommended for the optimum broadcast quality.
- RealPlayer or
Windows Media Player.