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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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Anyone knows where I can find a Midi to Score converting basic library? [closed]

I have a midi file that I want to visualize to sheet music. However I need to be able to play with the visuals of the score. I want to remove some rules like "if there is a duplicate midi note at the ...
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Using a MIDI pedalboard

My wife is a pianist and organist. I am in IT so I do the technology stuff :) She would like to set up a rig for organ practice. And I can see MIDI pedalboards available. But how do I make this ...
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Protools and rewire with Sibelius and MIDI

Anyone know why Protools, when you use rewire and Sibelius and yo7 want to bounce to a mp3 crash? Or how you export an mp3 when you use rewire with Sibelius and Protools. The mp3, of course exported ...
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Is there any way to have FL Studio load banks, when importing a MIDI File?

I'm trying to load some MIDI Files into FL Studio that use the Yamaha s yxg50, but when I import a MIDI it leaves the banks blank in every MIDI Out. That means, I have to manually set them all after I ...
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converting .csv files to midi

my question is related to How to decode this CSV from a MIDI file?, which covers converting .csv to .mid and vice versa. I'm using csvmidi.exe (http://www.fourmilab.ch/webtools/midicsv), and, to my ...
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Does Roland V-Drums Tutor work with other e-drums kits with midi output (ex. Millenium)

I have a Millenium 150-E drums kit and I need a software for learning drums. Preferably with instant feedback on the note played, timing, etc. I found the Roland V-Drums Tutor software but this was ...
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How to correctly deal with abrupt sound cuts when working with sound samples in a DAW?

I am new at DAW's and sound editing and have trouble dealing with abrupt end of sounds. What I mean is that, with the orchestra samples I use (from VSCO-2 CE), there are different options (Sustain, ...
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Is there midi software that can show me if I'm hitting notes on the beat?

I'm practicing phrases with a metronome and I can tell that my fingers are sometimes not hitting the individual notes at the proper time, even if the overall phrase starts and ends at the right time. ...
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Ableton with midi keyboard. Note stuck

I have MacBook Pro, simple MIDI to USB adapter and old Roland E-16 synthesizer. I have a problem with stuck notes. When I do short press -> note stuck (it is visible in midi view in ableton or any VST ...
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How to retain midi quirks in final recording with Logic Pro

I've got a song that I'm working on which has an Alchemy (Descending Below) synth track. At the end of the song, I do a progressive tempo slowdown, ending at about 5bpm. When the synth track ends, ...
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Send MIDI SysEx message based on CC or PC message [closed]

Bottom line: I'm looking for software, preferably for Linux and open source, which will allow me to send an arbitrary SysEx message when a particular PC or CC message is received, all other messages ...
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How to edit a MIDI file's tempo settings

How to edit the tempo of a MIDI file? I have a .mid file; when opened it will play at a tempo of 60 BPM. I want to change that to 120. Not that it plays faster at 120 BPM. So 60 = 120 I try to find '...
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Change Many Midi Events? [closed]

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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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 ...