[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: MIDI interface (feature request)

From: Hans Aberg
Subject: Re: MIDI interface (feature request)
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:51:54 +0100

On 20 Mar 2009, at 02:34, Kees van den Doel wrote:

One idea is to generate some other format, perhaps Scala seq files, which in turn can produce MIDI files. When there is microtonal information present, Scala can use special algorithms to assign MIDI channels, and also keep track of different synth capabilities. I'm not sure how that format stands up with respect to LilyPond information in general, but such a format could be developed in a way directly that MIDI output cannot.

That would be very useful for other reasons too. Currently I can't tune my lilypond generated Persian midi in scala because the pitchbends generated from lilypond for the microtones
are ignored when producing a scale .seq file.

I have discussed it with Manual Op de Coul, and he think it is a good idea, but the problem is finding someone that can do the hook within LilyPond.

The format is here

You might check if it is rich enough for what you are doing.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]