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Re: "community compose" with lilypond

From: Phil Hézaine
Subject: Re: "community compose" with lilypond
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2011 10:16:18 +0100
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Le 01/03/2011 01:10, TaoCG a écrit :
> lilypond-5 wrote:
>> I would like to "compose" with the community with Lilypond.
>> If that is possible then the small Djembé community can start saving  
>> original African Djembé music. So it will not be lost.
> Well, I am no expert in MIDI, so anyone correct me if I am wrong, but to my
> knowledge lilypond doesn't contain any soundfont at all. The MIDI-files
> generated by Lilypond are just played via the GM-Standard Soundfont that
> comes with your operating system.
> I suggest you to take a look at the file in
> usr\share\lilypond\current\ly of your Lilypond directory and analyze it
> until you understand what it does. Part of it is described here:
> I don't work with MIDI output but I believe if you make your custom
> drum-pitch tables you can alter the midi-drumpitch table accordingly, you'll
> just have to know which MIDI-representation each sound of your soundfont has
> and later make sure that your MIDI-file is played back using your djembé
> soundfont.
> I hope this was of some help.
> Regards,
> Tao

The following ly file is an extract (very simplified) from
Le Puzzle du Batteur - The Drummer's 'G'igsaw.

May be you'll find a comprehensive way for your project.
Even more with the melodic track.


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