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Latency is due to the audio driver for the audio card. Cubase uses ASIO-drivers (an invention by Steinberg themselves) which mean they are optimized for the sound card if the manufacturer of the sound card makes ASIO-drivers available. For sound cards that doesn't support ASIO there are workarounds such as DirectX ASIO (built-in in Cubase IIRC) and Asio4All ...


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There are few dedicated options available in Cubase for that purpose (there might be more). 1. The Random Quantize setting This setting affects the result of the quantizing. It allows you to set a “distance” in ticks (120ths of sixteenth notes). Events will be quantized to random positions within the specified “distance” from the quantize grid, thus ...


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.wrk files are full project files with a lot more information in them than just the MIDI. In order to extract the MIDI information you would first have to open the files. Unfortunately this means you'd need either a version Cakewalk or Sonar. The (perhaps) better news is that there's a trial version of Sonar. You should hopefully be able to open your files ...


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You can use MIDI CC 5 - Controls portamento rate to slide between 2 notes played subsequently. MIDI CC 65 - Portamento On/Off switch | 0 to 63 = Off, 64 to 127 = On MIDI CC 84 - Controls the amount of Portamento.


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I think MIDIMonitor will do what you want.


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Standard MIDI files are in binary (see the specification), so you cannot open them directly in a text editor. There are tools to convert between the .mid format and some text format (e.g., mid2asc, midicomp), but it might be a better idea to open the file in a MIDI sequencer.


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There's really no such thing as MIDI Synthesis. Synthesis is the process by which sounds are 'synthesised' using various modulation and generation techniques. MIDI is the "Musical Instrument Digital Interface" and is a protocol by which electronic music instruments can pass control and note information. MIDI is only interested in sending and receiving ...


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The MIDI specification itself does not define the exact response to the volume controller. Nowadays, there is almost no device that does no implement the expression controller. Both the GM Level 1 Developer Guidelines and the DLS specification use L(dB) = 40 log (volume × expression / 127²). Furthermore, the guidelines mention that there was general ...


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sorry, it won't work like this. Do you need any interaction between the Roland and the Kaoss, or do you want both of their signals "just" being received by the Mac? You are connecting the MIDI Out from Kaoss Pad to the MIDI IN of the Roland and then via USB from the Roland to your Mac. With that setup, the Roland would "react" to MIDI commands from the ...


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Note that SyxEx data is, by its very nature, vendor specific. Supporting detailed SysEx editing would require custom work for each MIDI synth ever made. EMagic's Sounddriver did this, but was discontinued shortly after Apple bought EMagic. You can accomplish a lot of MIDI and SysEx manipulation with Logic's environment, though it is awkward, poorly ...


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What you need is a sequencer that can also handle audio data, or an audio suite that also handles sequencing. Collectively, these programs are known as Digital Audio Workstations, commonly abbreviated DAWs. While the term "DAW" technically refers only to audio editing (waveforms), it's very common for a DAW to also support MIDI sequencing, or to be more of a ...


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You can drag another instrument from the hierarchy right on to the track You can right-click on the track eg. [Channel #1], and there is an option to replace the channel You can create a new channel with the synth you want and copy the piano-roll --- unless you are just wanting to change it to a new instrument in the midi-player... in that case, examine the ...


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It sounds like there was a manufacturing problem with the mic to be honest. Return it to the Guitar Centre and explain/demonstrate the difficulty you are having with the xlr connector. I'm sure they will offer you a replacement/refund since they've sold you a microphone which doesn't actually fully connect to a standard xlr.


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According to the manual, your YPG-535 uses the standard controller - CC# 64 - for the sustain pedal. It is possible that Windows Media Player ignores controller data and just plays the notes. You will need to examine the MIDI File in an editor or DAW that will show you controller values as well as notes. If you see CC 64 set to ON when you played the ...


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In Reaper, you can view controller data in the MIDI editor. To open the editor, right click on the MIDI track you wish to view and select Built-in MIDI editor->Open in editor. In the MIDI editor there is a drop down list in the lower left corner. Select 64 Hold Pedal (on/off). You should see the sustain pedal controller data in the bottom portion of ...


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You can use a DAW such as Cubase (or any other similar). This has functions to import your MIDI files which allow you to split the embedded tracks (based on channels). You will then get the note data spread to multiple tracks and can move them around as any clip. Assign a sound to the track and you're good to go. You can finally export your project as a ...


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It is rare to find a new electronic keyboard that doesn't also have MIDI. So if you want some basic sounds and the ability to play away from your computer, then go ahead and get a keyboard with sounds built into it. Dedicated MIDI controller keyboards may offer more control via knobs, faders and sometimes pads. If you need any of that stuff, then you may ...


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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: - 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 ...


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If your "VST" track just has MIDI data in it already (which is being sent to a VST), then you should be able to copy that MIDI data out just as you describe. If it isn't (say, it's got audio data that's just being processed by a VST) then there no universal way to do this, since MIDI is not audio. Some tools do exist that will attempt to transcribe note ...


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I can't speak from experience since I don't own any Android devices, but in theory, yes it is possible. Assuming your Android tablet can handle class-compliant MIDI devices (i.e. if it can act as a USB host), and presuming that your piano acts as such a device when plugged in via USB (I can't say for sure with either of your devices, but this is not ...


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Generically, The easiest way to do this is to set the Launchpad to "User 1" mode, in which each square button transmits one MIDI note at a fixed velocity (100, if I remember correctly). Most any sampler can play individual drum samples in response to MIDI notes. But if you're specifically using Ableton Live, and I presume you are since the Launchpad is ...


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A few quick notes At stage volumes, you really really want to be using a SSD Drive. You will have issues with normal platter style HDD's at stage volumes due to vibration Even with a SSD, you're going to want to sit the laptop on some vibration damping type material. Grab some mopads (designed for acoustically decoupling speakers) and sit it on that, ...


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If you won't be using it on stage or with other MIDI gear apart from a computer, a USB only on your keyboard controller should be okay. (Personally I find the connection more stable) Modern PC's should allow you to route the MIDI signals to other USB-MIDI devices plugged into the PC within the OS or software. In my experience with Macs, you can do the ...


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You need to connect the MIDI OUT of your MIDI controller keyboard to the MIDI IN of one of the sound modules, then connect the MIDI THROUGH of that sound module to the MIDI IN of the other. You'll need to put each sound module on a separate MIDI channel. The MIDI output from your track in the DAW software will need to output on the MIDI channel assigned to ...


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If a MIDI device knew beforehand which bytes are status bytes and which are data bytes, it would be possible to use all 256 values for both kinds. However, MIDI was designed to use as few bytes as possible, and this is done by mixing up status and data bytes in unpredictable ways. So the most significant bit is always needed to differentiate between them. ...


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