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Questions tagged [midi]

MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is a protocol used to allow music hardware, software and other equipment to communicate with each other.

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voice activated camera using usb midi

This isnt quite music related, but I want to send control output of an auto mic mixer (AT mx341/non Midi) to a Roland V1HD video switcher that accepts Midi using an Arduino Uno in between. When mic ...
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Change Many Midi Events?

I have a midi that has tracks with a lot of volume events in rapid succession to simulate fading up and down in volume. The problem is they're too quiet, and I want to make them louder. However, I ...
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Digital Pianos and MIDI usability

I have a question following to the topic already discussed on the "Yamaha P45 Digital Piano - Can it be made MIDI compatible?" I am soon going to get one of this digital pianos like the Yamaha or ...
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what is the 'let' and the '&'

I am playing around with Drum patterns, and trying to decipher what is going on in these notes .. I have 2 bars in front of me.. but now thinking I need 4?? What does the & signify? The ...
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How do I play a MIDI file into a MIDI channel?

So I've got a MIDI file of some melody I composed, and a software synthesizer I want to play it through, called ZynAddSubFX running on Debian Linux. The problem is, it only accepts inputs through MIDI ...
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Writing music in DAW: what's your workflow?

I'm just curious how people write music in DAW when they have no input MIDI devices. Piano roll isn't particularly convenient to write music, and built-in score editors seem to be so so, too. I used ...
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Can I turn a 10+ y/o keyboard into a MIDI device? HELP!

so I have this very old Casio CTK-471 keyboard lying around, so I thought I'd make a midi controller out of it. I bought one of those cheap Viewcon USB-MIDI interfaces and it seems to work because ...
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How to change bpm of midi file?

I recorded midi data in my DAW fl studio with incorrect temp. How to change tempo without affecting midi?
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Send midi audio output to instrument

I have a PSR-S975 and I have connected the keyboard to my laptop via USB to Host and it worked perfectly and records sounds. My problem is that the output sound always listen through the laptop ...
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Easy way to beat latency with MIDI recordings

I just thought about an easy way to deal with latency in MIDI recordings and wanted to hear some opinions about it. My application for midi recordings is mostly samples piano's from NI's Komplete 11. ...
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Can I play other digital sounds (e.g. flute, trumpet) off a digital piano? How?

I'm looking to buy a digital piano so that I can play around with different instruments (not for recording purposes, although that would be an added benefit). There's two that I'm currently looking at ...
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Listing key signatures

I'm currently creating a program to assist with realtime sheet music display from midi input (similar to what you see on many digital piano displays). What is the most logical way for a user to ...
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Is there any standard format for MIDI drum lines?

I'm getting the impression that the answer to this is probably no, but I'm wondering if there is any standard for writing drum tracks in MIDI format? For example, I downloaded a MIDI file for a (rock) ...
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Acoustic Drummer Tempo to Pigtronix Infinity Looper?

Is it possible for a trigger to be placed on an acoustic kick drum, so that it sends a midi clock tempo to the Pigtronix Infinity Looper? What gear might I need to accomplish this? I'm hoping to ...
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MIDI Humanization: Random detune plugin (audio or midi)?

This question seems obvious, but I have not yet found any solution: if I have for example 3 trumpets (which are actually from a same midi instrument), and I want to submit the same passage to the ...
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Training set for automatic transcription of singing [closed]

I'm making an automatic music transcription system for singing so that you can convert your voice to midi. To train the system, I need WAVs of singing that are perfectly synched to midi files. Does ...
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How to assign a Launch pad to a specific key in Cubase

I have just bought a Novation Launch key mini with East West Gold orchestra and I was wondering if there is a way to set the launch pads to a specific pitch. This is so I can have the key switches of ...
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What is `Roland's pitch` and `Yamaha's pitch`? and How to convert notes to them?

I have an assign that convert this sheet to 'Roland's pitch' and 'Yamaha's pitch'. I have no idea about what is Roland's pitch and Yamaha's pitch, neither how to do it. Please let me know. using this ...
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Did people use DAWs or Trackers first in the 90s?

I wanted to know what the average home user was using for computer based music production back in the day. I was under the impression that mainly trackers were used in the early 90s to create MODs and ...
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Is there an AU plugin that has a similar use to FL Studio's Stamp Tool?

I've seen people online using the stamp tool in FL Studio to write scales. As far as I can tell, Logic Pro X does not come with this feature. Is there a plugin (has to be AU for my purposes) that ...
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How can I use my laptop as an OTG adapter?

I use a device with a type C port, and would love to connect it with my midi keyboard. However, there aren't any OTG adapters for type c devices available in my area. I was wondering if I could plug ...
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Which one is better midi controller or midi keyboard

I am confused whether to buy a midi controller or a midi keyboard. I currently use Yamaha E323 arranger keyboard and want to upgrade to the latest type within a budget of maximum 60000 INR I am not ...
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Program that hears from Line in on PC

I've been having this keyboard getting all dusty and I wanted to give piano a try, I've been playing some songs but as my piano teacher said I'm playing by just memorizing. I want to be able to read ...
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Move individual midi notes to the end of each note in Logic Pro X

Is there a function or method of moving a set of midi notes to their individual end note positions in Logic Pro X? Ie. midi note A with length 10 should be moved to its end position (11), and midi ...
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Use a laptop as a loop pedal

I saw this video of Peter Bence using a loop pedal to play different sounds on a piano, then loop the sounds and play new sounds over the top of the recordings: I ...
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Can I use my laptop headphone jack for Midi keyboard live performance?

I'm starting use some vst like omnisphere and addictive keys. And if I want to connect my laptop to the pa system for live performance, Can I use the headphone jack of my windows laptop? Is the ...
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Musical that requires changing the keyboard MIDI sounds quickly [closed]

Within the score for our school production the keyboard part has to change voice every other page and there isn't time to change the voice manually. Rather than having 6 different keyboards in the ...
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is it possible to connect yamaha psr s970 and Yamaha p115 digital piano?

Is there any way to play my s970 sounds in Yamaha p115 by midi'ng them both? I feel that the s970 piano tones will sound good when it played in weighted keys. Is it possible to achieve that setup with ...
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Yamaha P45 Digital Piano - Can it be made MIDI compatible?

I'm using a Yamaha P45 digital piano. This digital piano does not send MIDI signals despite having a MIDI port. Is there a way possible by which we can make this keyboard capable of sending MIDI ...
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Virtual synthesizer or piano roll with controllable number of keys per octave?

I am interested in performing and composing in non-twelve tone scales, such as 19-EDO (aka 19-TET) or 31-EDO (aka 31-TET). While there are virtual synthesizers that allow you to play microtonal ...
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How to convert Guitar Pro files to MIDI in batch?

Guitar Pro allows to export GP files to MIDI. But I need to convert very many GP files to MIDI. So is there any tool to do it in batch?
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How do I send arbitrary MIDI SysEx messages from a Windows laptop to a MIDI device?

I'm thinking of getting a MIDI device that needs to be preprogrammed with MIDI SysEx messages before I can use it. I don't have a MIDI keyboard with that capability. How do I send MIDI SysEx ...
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Need help understanding this MIDI output

I need help understanding this MIDI output, so that I may use this output in a machine learning task to generate music. The thing is that my background in statistics and computer science isn't enough ...
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FLStudio: Select notes in all channels

Can I select notes in a few channels and move this in FLStudio?
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Triggering melodic sounds with electronic drums?

I play a Roland TD-30K drum kit and have been working to extend what can be done with this incredible piece of technology for quite some time now. A sort of holy grail I have been aiming for is the ...
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Converting midi composition into orcherstral arrangement

I have re-discovered several of my old compositions from several years ago, and would now like to work on/finish them. Unfortunately, they are in MIDI format written in a very "un-arranged" manner, i....
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How do I sync a Digitech SDRUM with a Boss RC-300 looper?

I'm getting a Digitech Sdrum for live looping. I would like to MIDI sync the Sdrum with a Boss RC-300 looper. The Sdrum can only be a MIDI master, not a MIDI slave. In order to slave the RC-300 to ...
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Control AmpliTube with computer keyboard?

Is there a way to map MIDI signals to keyboard buttons, so when I hit the key, it sends a MIDI signal to AmpliTube for example to change the preset?
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Possible just to use USB for midi information?

1st question: Hi, I'm looking at new Line-level interfaces (MOTU MicroBook II USB Audio Interface). I'm wondering if it's possible to just go USB for using my synths in Ableton. I have a Prophet 12 ...
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Notes become silent after move in logic

Here is a screenshot: So I have a few notes at the end of the midi region, and I tried to move them to the beginning of the region (mouse drag or cut/paste), but after that all the notes become ...
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Writing to 4/4 midi grid with triplets for drums

I'm trying to write the following to a MIDI grid and unsure exactly how it should be written. Any help would be great. This is how i have the grid so far. 1/32 Quantize T = Tom (Aka LT) K = Kick (...
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Using high quality samples for my scores

I'm considering taking a subscription for EastWest's ComposerCloud. For the moment I just want to be able to create a score in MuseScore and then somehow (I'm a total noob) use high quality samples of ...
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What are the advantages of using a MIDI file when performing a DJ set?

I started DJing with traktor and was recently introduced to MIDI files but did not get any details as to why I would want to use these types of files when mixing my deep house set as they do not seem ...
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Reduce Notes on Midi File

Hy i am not a Musician, but i implemented a Midi Player to play midi files on Drives(Motors) so my problem is that I am not full polyphonic. I use one drive per note(One drive can play one Frequency ...
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How to simplify a midi file similar to the same limitations of a player piano

Please bear with me because I'm very new with working with music. I've been searching for a really long time and reading the manuals of various software I've download and have not been able to figure ...
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How to create a solfege instrument in Logic Pro X?

I'd like to create a midi instrument with a human voice of fixed-do solfege in Logic Pro X, for example, whenever I hit a C on the midi controller, I'd like it to make a "do" sound. How can I do this?
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How to unify speed of multiple MIDI songs?

I plan to process large number of MIDI files and feed them into neural network. First of all, I need to convert timing of all MIDI songs to the same speed (probably to tempo = 1). Unfortunately, I'm ...
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Is a velocity sensitive keyboard for music production required?

I am shopping for a new keyboard, and I was wondering if I have to have a velocity sensitive keyboard. I don't use velocity in music production most of the time, and I already have a velocity ...
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Setting up a digital drum pad to play notes chromatically

I'm going through the user manual for the software I received with the purchase of an MPD 226 digital drum pad. At this particular point in the manual I'm being told that after loading a bass sound I ...
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Can anyone differentiate between lightweight and heavyweight(?) type of keyboards?

Any information about difference between the two types will be helpful!