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Synchrotext is software that enables the creation and playing of annotated media files over the Internet or locally on a cd- or dvd-rom drive.

A tutorial of the Synchrotext player can be viewed here.

When used to annotate performances, Synchrotext provides searchable maps of aesthetically structured time. It has applications in the fields of performance studies, drama, anthropology, film studies, linguistics, and oral history. It is easy to use.

If you are interested in creating Synchrotext presentations, licenses are available.

Two kinds of context frame the meaning of performed words. In an immediate, living context of performance . . .

Welcome to Performed Words, where you will be able to hear . . .

Haya heroic ballads are long story-songs. Their protagonists are larger-than-life . . .

Certain Conventions are used in the annotation of performances. Luhaya, like English . . . The production of the Performed Words site is the work of many . . .