Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

3
votes
1answer
54 views

Is there any way to record sounds from keyboard as midi notes to DAW?

I've got some nice presets on my keyboard and I wonder if recording audio is the only option here? Is this possible to record these sounds as midi notes or is this kind of thing possible only in DAW ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

organ voices disappear from Logic Pro 9 [closed]

Open a project with organ voices recorded and they will not play or be played by keyboard. The keyboard is sending a signal to the arranging window. Individual notes and chords are indicated
0
votes
0answers
39 views

wanting to connect new m audio keyboard via usb and midi to use Finale and Sonar

So both programms work via usb, but sometimes I need both programs open at once (one is music writing software, the other recording as you know). In this case I get the message that the port is in use ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Combine a microphone and a MIDI keyboard to form a single output

I have a MIDI keyboard and a microphone, I would like to form an output combining both, and be able to select it among my microphones available in Discord or TeamSpeak for example. Is this possible ...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

Digital Piano Midi Latency Problem

I'm connecting Casio cdp-230r to PC(windows 7) using Ableton 10 and I'm experiencing massive Latency. Sound driver: ASIO4ALL(I've also tried with audio interface+ASIO). I know about reducing ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

How to get Logic Pro X to record keyboard sounds? [duplicate]

I have A Juno DS88, which should be able to send audio data. I also have Logic Pro X on my mac. I've been able to use it like a MIDI controller, but I'm trying to record the sounds my Juno gives me ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Converting Yamaha EX5 s1s files to MIDI

the diskette drive on my Yamaha EX5R synth has stopped loading files, even after I replaced the drive. I have the files backed-up but they are the S1S proprietary format. Is there a way to convert ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

App for playing music from notation [closed]

I'm looking for an app (hopefully an Android one) which takes notation in text (such as cdefg; the exact syntax shouldn't matter) as input and plays the music that it represents. I haven't been able ...
2
votes
0answers
17 views

Cubase 10 Drum Editor Problem

I opened cubase 10 the other day and found that the descriptions of the drum set and notes for midi are missing from the left side of the editor where they should be. I cannot seem to find a way to ...
4
votes
1answer
58 views

assistance adding back midi to a lilypond file

I had been typesetting Orthodox Christian liturgical by using the gregorian style in lilypond. For the "recitatives" where many syllables are sung to one note I have been actually separating them and ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

How do I get Logic Pro X to record the audio from my keyboard?

I have all the necessary cables to do this, however I'd like to know how to get it going.
1
vote
3answers
76 views

There is an instrument similar to Meowsic Cat Piano, but with Chicken sounds?

I'm working on a game with chickens and I would love to have the chickens sing songs, pretty similar to Gonzo Chickens from "Muppets show". But I'm having a hard time finding a way to do it. I found ...
5
votes
1answer
35 views

How do I make the staff for dynamics affect the MIDI output?

I've written a lovely[citation needed] piece of piano music using Denemo (a graphical front-end to Lilypond), consisting of a piano staff with a staff for dynamics inserted in between them. The ...
3
votes
4answers
99 views

Is there such a thing as a portable chord organ?

I have recently been playing an inherited Chord Organ, with a full set of chord buttons for the left hand and the piano keys for the right hand, however it is not very portable, has a portable version ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Is there any way to change pitch bend wheel values in real time?

I have midi keyboard on repair (Evolution MK361-C) that has problems with Pitch Wheel. Pitch Wheel is not sendind accurate high values (7F as max) to computer, it sends maximum value of about 7A-7C. ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

How do I synchronize a Digitech SDRUM with a Tc Helicon VoiceLive 3 looper?

How can I make the MIDI connection between the looper of the Tc Helicon VL3 and the Digitech SDRUM? Does a cable that can do that exist? Maybe there also is some adapter that could help me?
0
votes
0answers
18 views

¿Cómo sincronizo un SDRUM de Digitech con un looper Tc Helicon VoiceLive 3? [duplicate]

How can I make the MIDO connection between the looer of the VL3 and the SDRUM? Does that cable exists? maybe some adapter?
3
votes
0answers
31 views

Simple MIDI/trigger pedals

I have an Arturia KeyStep and Roland SPD-SX, which I use with Ableton live. What I would like to do, is to connect two pedals of some sort that could be used as additional MIDI inputs. Are there any ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

Korg as MIDI + Send Kontakt sound to Korg Kronos

I am using Kontakt 6 standalone with The GIANT piano library. I cannot figure out how to: Correctly configure Kronos so that it does not play its own sounds but works as a simple keyboard, playing ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Syncing analog rytm MKII with analog four MKI

I want to sync. both synth. Here my set up: Connect MIDI OUT of AR to MIDI IN of AF. On the AR: set OUT PORT FUNC to “MIDI” and OUTPUT TO to “MIDI” in the GLOBAL > MIDI CONFIG > MIDI PORT CONFIG ...
1
vote
2answers
37 views

Can I save a MIDI data stream on the USB wire to a .MID file?

I am on Linux, using a custom program generating MIDI events, which are interpreted and played by a synth connected to my PC via USB cable. Since this program is interactive and does not allow saving ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Use saved midi presets without using a computer

I've got a novation impulse 49 MIDI keyboard, and I'd like to use it live with presets that I have created on logic, but it would be such a pain and also kinda dangerous to bring my macbook with me ...
2
votes
3answers
172 views

How to make melodies/chords more interesting [closed]

I’m a noob when it comes to making music but I have a little problem when creating melodies/chords. I made a nice loop in fl studio but I feel it’s to repetitive. I’ve tried adding more chords and ...
1
vote
1answer
77 views

M-AUDIO Keystation 88es is Unknown Device on Windows7 64 SP1

I've been using MIDI "M-AUDIO Keystation 88es" for more than 4 years on my PC. Yesterday I tried to connect the MIDI keyboard to my notebook (Windows 7 64bit SP1). I had installed the current driver "...
0
votes
2answers
30 views

How do I rename an instrument in OpenMPT?

How do I rename an instrument?
0
votes
3answers
136 views

Connecting Sound Module (no USB option) to Audio Interface/DAW for recording and playback in MIDI

I currently record midi tracks in my DAW (Reaper) by using a midi controller (NI S61)and software instruments (VST´s). I would like to add an older Kurzweil K2600r sound module to my set up. I want to ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Equipment setup [closed]

I have a Roland A-49 keyboard controller (USB powered, MIDI out), an Edirol UA-4FX external sound module and a Roland Integra-7 synth hooked up to running (or not running) on Sonar platinum. Does ...
4
votes
1answer
76 views

MIDI editor that allows to edit .mid files, keep the many tracks, and have a piano roll to move the notes [closed]

I already used many DAWs such as Cubase, Ableton Live, Fruity Loops, etc. but I'm looking for the following features: can open a MIDI (.mid) file and keep the original structure (if 10 MIDI tracks, ...
3
votes
3answers
111 views

How to know tonallity of midi song (Am, C, Fm …)

Is there way to do it with programming? In theory, or may be is there some programming library written in java (perfect variant)?
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Can Ableton add another instrument layer every time a loop repeats whilst live?

Say I'm working with an 8-bar drum beat. If I want to add another instrument layer on top I must stop recording the drums, arm the new instrument, and then press the record button, wait for the count-...
1
vote
1answer
207 views

How to use a MIDI keyboard on a laptop?

So I recently found a Suzuki SPW-49 MIDI keyboard in my home and want to play it. I know a computer is needed to play any sounds using the keyboard, but every time I seem to plug it into my computer ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Polyphone instrument looping

I'm trying to loop an instrument in Polyphone. I've got the sample looping fine, but the instrument seems to completely ignore the looping settings I've set for the instrument. All guides I have read ...
2
votes
3answers
63 views

Do Virtual Synth Softwares need any physical buttons? Do I need to have any extra buttons on my MIDI keyboard?

I am looking to buy an MIDI keyboard. I want to use it with VST as a Synth. Please guide me. I am completely new in this space.
2
votes
2answers
130 views

Is converting audio to MIDI or sheet music difficult (for pro musicians or software)?

I watched this Youtube video about converting audio to MIDI, and the comments mostly point out that it's a scam or hoax. Is it really difficult for software to convert audio to MIDI, and if so why? ...
3
votes
0answers
66 views

Deciding the synthesizer a note is played through based on its MIDI channel

Is it possible to, using a patcher channel, play notes of one midi channel through one synthesizer, and play notes of another midi channel through another synthesizer? Example: I have a basic melody, ...
2
votes
1answer
50 views

Ableton Live - Monitor automation or Midi Mapping

I'm trying to automate the monitor for a track in Ableton Live 10. I couldn't find automation for monitoring so I tried to use Midi mappings (with software Midi driver). The problem comes when I can't ...
1
vote
1answer
246 views

How to generate a Note sheet by MIDI Data? [duplicate]

I make some records with "Podium Free" and the trumpet solo part i composed by MIDI piano. How can i generate the notes (sheet of music) by this data? Because the trumpet man wana play by notes.
3
votes
3answers
359 views

When playing an ostinato bass on the piano, how to make it sound consistent yet not boring?

Again, I'm asking this as a non-performer wishing to humanize my midi files. The obvious way, the one that I can think of, is to modulate the dynamics in a sort of wave-like motion that doesn't ...
4
votes
2answers
154 views

What are some good guidelines for phrasing a melody?

I'm asking this in the rather specific context of me being a non-performer (due to physical disabilities) who wishes to "humanize" the midi files I create using software such as Finale and Logic Pro. ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Controlling multiple CC channel with one automation curve

hope this finds you well. Is it possible to have one automation curve that controls more than one cc channel? Thanks in advance! Best, Markus
1
vote
0answers
37 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
42 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
232 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
175 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
115 views

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, ...
1
vote
2answers
123 views

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. ...
5
votes
3answers
59 views

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, ...
2
votes
0answers
102 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
147 views

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 '...