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I have a rather long bass track that I want to play one octave up. I want every note to change to one octave up. For smaller chunk of notes I can select many and just drag them but it's not working in zoomed out mode for many many notes. Is there a function that can move many notes for me. I use Cubase and its MIDI editor.

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This is possible depending on the software you're using. –  Bart Arondson Jul 11 '13 at 7:31
    
@BartArondson Thanks. I use Cubase and its MIDI editor. It works to move smaller chunks of notes but when there is a large chunk that I must zoom out on I can't move the large chunk upwards in the Cubase MIDI editor. Can I select them all and do + or likewise on the entire note block? –  909 Niklas Jul 11 '13 at 7:39
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Not sure about Cubase but in the Piano roll editor on Logic you can select all and drag the notes up or down. –  Robert Jul 11 '13 at 8:55
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Feel free to make an answer out of this if it works: youtube.com/watch?v=Dhz5zxHe5dI –  Bart Arondson Jul 11 '13 at 10:04

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Cubase (C4 on my PC) allows you to insert a track fx for midi tracks that lets you globally raise all notes up or down as many semitones as you want: -

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I've got acoustic piano track fx, transpose feature circled. Maybe this will let you do what you need.

If you only need to apply this to a section of the track you can set up a control track where you only apply transpose in certain areas.

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