[linux-audio-dev] Common synthesizer interface -or- microtonal alternative to MIDI?

Esben Stien b0ef at esben-stien.name
Tue May 10 22:29:48 UTC 2005

Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> writes:

> People think of very different things when they hear the word
> "sequencer".

Yes, they do, but it doesn't change the fact of what a sequencer is.

> If MusE is a typical sequencer, then sequencers contain an editor.

It's more than a sequencer.

> If a sequencer is a device as in ALSA or OSS, then they don't
> contain an editor.

That's more like what a sequencer does. 

> Is a midi file player a sequencer?

If it sequence midi, then it's a midi sequencer. 

> Is changing the tempo and transposing editing or sequencing?

Well, you control the sequencer with your interface. 

I'm not trying to be difficult, but I'd rather have a powerful
sequencer daemon and then look for a nice model view editor.

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