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Re: Simple midi player

From: J Martin Rushton
Subject: Re: Simple midi player
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2018 22:57:45 +0000
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On 06/03/18 14:00, Gianmaria Lari wrote:
> On 6 March 2018 at 13:31, Ben <address@hidden
> <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:
>     On 3/6/2018 1:36 AM, Gianmaria Lari wrote:
>>     On 6 March 2018 at 00:32, Hwaen Ch'uqi <address@hidden
>>     <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:
>>         Greetings All,
>>         I should like to piggy-back onto Nathan's question, though as
>>         an emacs
>>         user. I have been using timidity, which is directly mentioned
>>         in the
>>         documentation, but I too would like the ability to fast-forward or
>>         rewind or to start at a particular place.
>>         Hwaen Ch'uqi
>>     What about windows? Anyone found a way to set the starting point
>>     at a particular place instead of the beginning?
>>     Gianmaria
>     There is basic 'seek and playback' functionality in Frescobaldi.
> Yes, you can move the frescobaldi midi player cursor (with the mouse) at
> the position you like BUT each time you re-compile you lost the position
> and you have to set it again.... it is doable but not practical. What I
> personally do is to comment out the part of the score I don't want to
> listen.....  So, it would be great to be able to set the score begin to
> a certain measure and make Frescobaldi doesn't forget it.
> By the way do you know if it exist any keyboard shortcuts more than
> "ctrl-p" to control the player?
> Thankyou, g.
Moving the cursor like that can also loose the instrumentation.  Instead
of midi's interpretation of the correct orchestration you end up with an
anodyne piano-ish sound.  Much, very much, better than nothing, but
annoying on occasions.

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