MIDI - Acronym (short-form abbreviation) for Musical Instrument Digital Interface - A Computer program language designed to allow digital keyboards and synths to communicate (transfer Performance & Settings data) with computers and each other.

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Mapping MidiShaper to FM8 parameters

How can arbitrary CC MIDI notes be assigned to FM8 parameters? If I have looked at the following techniques but none of them work. Direct assignment in FM8 Midi Mapping in Ableton with the IAC ...
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Reasamplomatic5000 Change Pitch Without Changing Tempo

I want to assign a voice sample to Reasamplomatic5000 and play it with a MIDI keyboard. However, the higher the pitch, the faster the sample is played, and the lower the pitch the slower the sample ...
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FL Studio: Launchkey Mini notes stick

I've just obtained 2 launchkey minis and have been testing them out. I have one on port 165 and the other on port 166. Each is controlling a patcher with the input at each port so that one keyboard ...
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Using MIDI file as MIDI controller -?

I was thinking. Can I create a playable MIDI file, say in Guitar Pro 6, with all the notes, tempo, measures etc, and then using this MIDI output, play the sounds in another MIDI controlled player? say ...
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Rotary speaker effect for SF2 Organ

I am trying to find software and detailed instructions for creating a rotary speaker effect for any instruments in an SF2 file. In other words I need to understand how to EDIT AND SAVE an SF2 file ...
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How can I use my USB-to-MIDI keyboard to control a MIDI-in synthesizer without a PC?

I Want to Use My Casio WK 200 Keyboard as a MIDI Controller I have a Casio WK 200 keyboard (see link below) that has USB MIDI out. I am able to use this keyboard as a controller for my DAW via that ...
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LS9-32 midi: beginner questions

I have been working an ls9-32 mixer for about a year now, and I'm starting to explore some of the internal features. I ran across some midi features. Prior to this, I knew midi existed but didn't know ...
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How to automatically create one pattern for each imported midi track?

I'm using FL Studio 12. When I import a midi file with multiple tracks, it creates a single pattern (and a separate channel for each midi-track). I can then click on "Split by channel" to split the ...
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How to represent string dampening in a soundfont?

I'm building my first soundfont (in sf2 and sfz) which will represent a harp using real samples. The two articulations that I'd like to model are: Letting a string sound until it stops naturally or ...
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Cubase: How to import multiple tempo tracks or midi files in one project?

When you import a MIDI file into a Cubase project, you're asked to either create a new project to import into, or import into the currently active project. You cannot select multiple files in the ...
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How do I arrange my piano roll to view two regions at once on Logic 9?

I would like to know how to arrange my piano roll to view two regions at once on Apple - Logic Pro 9? It would be extremely useful for lining up my notes properly between two or more regions.
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Context specific MIDI routing (Ableton)

Simplistically, I have a MIDI controller with a keyboard, and 8 knobs. If I record-arm one track, the keyboard will play through that track. If I MIDI-learn a hardware knob to a software function, ...
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Convert drum audio recordings to midi

I recorded an acoustic drum kit with multiple microphones, and I'm not 100% happy with the sound. I have Superior Drummer 2.0, and I'd like to blend/replace my recorded drums with the samples. I ...
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Chord arpeggiator plugin

I'm looking for a arpeggio/stepsequencer plugin which repeats all played notes in an interval simultaniously. This way I can draw chords in my midi sequencer and determine the rythm with this plugin. ...
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Yamaha MIDI/USB driver on Linux

I have a Yamaha keyboard (a PSR-3000, to be exact), which I would like to connect as a MIDI device to a Linux computer (a Raspberry Pi with Raspbian). It shows up in lsusb as: Bus 001 Device 068: ...
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Why am I limited to only one MIDI CC parameter at a buffer size of 128 samples?

My set up is RME HDSP 9652 MIDI out to MIDI Solutions powered splitter, which feeds a synths MIDI on channel 1. Now I've noticed that when I set my DAW's buffer size to 128 samples, I can only control ...
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Remapping a MIDI keyboard controller

I'm a total beginner. For my musical harmony research I would like to remap my MIDI keyboard so that the notes follow the order I choose and not the default sequence by increasing pitch. That is, I ...
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Live Keyboard MIDI Setup Ableton Live 9 [Max for live]

I'm running two midi tracks within Ableton's session view. One track is a NI Massive instrument containing the midi notes that play within the song ("LIVE KEYS BACKUP") and another is an instrument ...
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Is it okay to re-voice and use another persons MIDI file?

If I download a MIDI file and change the instrumental voicing via Synthesia to use it in my game - Is that considered a copyright infringement?
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Program that renders midi compositions

I have some compositions in the form of midi files. I would like to have a "preview" of what they would sound like with real instruments, without actually having an expensive orchestra playing them. ...
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How do I combine MIDI files?

I'm trying to create a mash-up of two different songs, and I need to combine two different files to do so. I don't need them to play in sequence, but at the same time.
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Why is MIDI still 8-bit?

I was asked recently about making improvements on some software instruments. It is common, for example, to have key velocities between 0 and 127, which ultimately limits the expressional range of the ...
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Sending MIDI and receiving rendered audio through LAN

I am looking for free alternative to VSL communicating system: https://www.soundonsound.com/sos/feb10/articles/vslviennaensemblepro.htm So that I could send MIDI data from master to slave computer ...
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Reaper : midi configuration problem

I have a computer with a keyboard synthesizer. I created 2 MIDI tracks. On each of them I added a virtual instrument, and I assigned a channel number to each of them (track one, channel 1 of my ...
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Mapping audio wav files to midi piano roll keyboard

I know about sound fonts but this requires me to make a wave file for each midi piano roll key. Is there a way or program to just have one audio wav file and have the midi piano roll key that is ...
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Roland D10 Factory reset problem

Not a novice to synths and midi and sysex files but this one is stumping me. Just got a Roland D10 from eBay for a good price to add to my collection but I have a problem. I have managed to dump and ...
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How to capture a midi performance and apply a vst plugin to it?

I am looking for the most inexpensive way to accomplish the following tasks: 1) Record a midi performance including pitch bends into a sequencer program (pc or mac) that provides a click, has the ...
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Send “Audio To” MIDI Track (or its single channels) in ableton

I'm trying to understand the different routing logics present in Ableton Live. My goal is to route a Drum audio track to the side-chain external input of a compressor vst, whom effects a MIDI track ...
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How to send or play midi from one application to another [closed]

I suppose you could say all DAW softwares can play back midi files. But I mean it as follows: I write some midi file. I import it into the DAW software. The DAW plays the imported midi data sending ...
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Where is the default Windows 8 MIDI soundfont located?

I am trying to find the default soundfont that Windows 8 uses to play MIDI files so that I can have another program play them back and sound the same as Windows Media Player.
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Are there any acoustic piano patches which model the sound of a key being released?

When playing an acoustic piano, releasing the keys usually makes a subtle, dull thud as the key springs back up to neutral position, especially if this is done very quickly. I've been trying out ...
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Using DAW with remote controller and stage piano together

I'm new to using external controllers with a DAW. I have Propellerhead Reason and I'm using a stage piano to play the instruments (connected to the MIDI input of my Scarlett 2i4). Now I'm thinking of ...
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converting guitar to midi to use with learning software

I found a lot of music learning software like this which can accept midi input. Thing is I'm trying to learn guitar (and I don't want to buy a midi guitar). Is there software that can do something ...
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N.I. Massive assign Pitch Bend Wheel to Macro

How do I assign the pitch bend wheel in Massive to any parameter control, like a macro? Is this even possible?
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Can I transpose a series of midi clips to a different key?

Running Ableton live 9 Suite. I made these midi clips: Is there a way to automate the transposition of these chords to another key? Ideally I would like to do this with a few key strokes if thats ...
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TC electronic g major 1 / sysex

I have a tc electronic g major gathering dust for quite some time now. The problem is that due to its heavy use over the years lot of knobs etc are broken. But otherwise the unit works perfectly fine. ...
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having to reselect the channel everytime I make a change in certain plugins in FL Studio

I have a problem with FL Studio as whenever I open a VST plugin (both 32 and 64bit) I have to re select it's channel within the step sequencer every time I make a change within the plugin before I am ...
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How can I control the patch in cubase 5?

I use cubase and I control my instruments with MIDI. Now I want to know how to control the patch. Specifically I am using a MIDI file where the patch makes a reset where the sound is reset to patch ...
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Need software-based, resonant filter for 90's ROMpler

Any suggestions on how to add a resonant filter to a keyboard that does not have one? I have a Alesis Quadrasynth (QS4) and want to do midi-triggered filter sweeps in real-time. Thank you! Dan
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How can I fix/reset my MIDI setup?

I had an Axiom-49 MIDI controller plugged into my Mac with a MIDI to USB cable, and everything was working great. I was trying to add a Roland digital drum kit into the setup and plugged its MIDI out ...
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Where would midi cables connect FROM 2 synth wk stations into an interface

I'm using my Korg Extreme (midi from the OUT) going to midi IN on a Presonus 44VSL interface. This alows me to record using everything about the Korg as it is, or, also as a controller for everything ...
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Best Way Add Dynamics to Sustained MIDI Note

What is the most appropriate way to invoke crescendo and/or decrescendo changes on sustained MIDI notes via a modern DAW? Will some types of changes show up in the score editor while others only show ...
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Roland E-16 Midi Out

Any ideas on how to set the keyboard to send a midi out signal to an XV-2020? There is no midi switch on the E-16 and the available manuals on-line do no show a complete midi implementation. There ...
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VST Plugins for creating MIDI Notes (Ableton)

I am currently using Ableton's standard piano roll to insert MIDI notes for creating my synths with Ni Massive, It does everything I want it to do but I hate the way its laid out... I would much ...
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logic midi note duplication and mapping between tracks in logic pro x

I'm working with Logic Pro X and I'm processing an EXS24 track with a midi controlled effects au (Sugar Bytes Effectrix) using its pattern keys and midi triggering functions. The way these work is you ...
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How do you work around Izotope Iris losing it's midi controller assignments?

I've been testing a demo of Izotope Iris and it keeps losing the Midi assignments (via Midi Learn button) after reboots and loading it in Ableton Live. It doesn't seem to save the settings correctly. ...
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How can I change the sound keeping the arpeggio in cubase?

I've made an instrument track with the Zebra2 synth playing an arpeggio. Now I want my Analogue 303 to play the pattern via MIDI. It has worked before but I don't know how I did it. How can it be ...
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pro tools midi controller vertical edit window scrolling

I know this could be very strange, but i'd like to assign a fader to my midi controller to scroll vertically my edit window. Any ideas?
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None of my recent synths (2000 onwards) have MIDI Thru. Why?

My older synths (JX-8P, Juno 106, and DX7) all had MIDI in, out, and thru. But my Nord stage and Little Phatty only have In and Out. Was this an intentional design change in the industry? Did ...
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24 bit vs 16 bit for midi samples

I haven't been able to find much of a satisfactory answer anywhere regarding the great debate between 24 bit and 16 bit sound recordings. It seems to be that most people say recording in 24 bits is ...