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Having successfully extracted a midi performance from a pc circa 1986, into Ableton Live8, I now have copied each track into its own MIDI file and imported these files into the notation software I'm using (Sibelius).

The problem comes in where the measures Sibelius created (probably from the tempo data in Live8's midi file) do not line up with the intended measure breaks - of course.

What's the best way to produce a correctly metered score here? Again, the working pieces are:

  • Original source Midi file, run from the Midi out of a 1986 computer.
  • Ableton Live8 to record midi Sibelius, to notate.
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besides the tempo, are the time signatures correct in Ableton? –  Travis Dtfsu Crum Nov 30 '12 at 23:59
    
Can you provide a screenshot of what it it's doing to your measures? –  Rory Alsop Dec 19 '12 at 17:37
    
I guess you need to quantize everything, most of it manually. –  Pristine Kavalostka May 9 '13 at 21:59
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