[linux-audio-dev] LADSPA and TiMidity++

Josh Green jgreen at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Sep 18 19:53:24 UTC 2002

On Wed, 2002-09-18 at 10:42, Peter L Jones wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 Sep 2002 07:26, Richard Bown wrote:
> > On Wednesday 18 September 2002 01:50, David Olofson wrote:
> > > I was thinking about CCs, Program Change and stuff. Is there a
> > > standard way of asking a synth for the names of it's patches, or
> > > which CCs are assigned to what, for example?
> >
> > I was wondering aloud to Peter (iiwusynth) about this a while ago.
> > You could implement this kind of stuff in SysExs quite easily and if you
> > could strip program names from a soundfont too it might prove even more
> > useful.  A softsynth description databurst to the sequencer on connection
> > could then populate the appropriate information including soft synth
> > version and features.
> >
> If I do go ahead with my TiMidity++ LADSPA plugin effect, I can see this being 
> something a software package might like to know, so I'd like to include such 
> a feature.
> I'll leave it a while longer for more feedback and then set up a sourceforge 
> project, maybe.
> [snip]
> -- Peter

If you are just looking for a SoundFont soft synth that has LADSPA
support, iiwusynth already has this. I have not used this feature yet
myself, but it is there. Of course I'm not trying to say you shouldn't
implement this for TiMidity++ :) Cheers.
	Josh Green

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