[linux-audio-dev] MIDI bank select MSB + LSB
mobarre at gmail.com
Sun Dec 10 10:04:40 UTC 2006
On 12/9/06, Alexandre Ratchov <alex at caoua.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 01:28:23PM +0100, Christian Schoenebeck wrote:
> > Hi everybody!
> > I wonder what's the common behavior for a synth/sampler regarding MIDI
> > select messages. You might know that MIDI has splitted bank indeces into
> > values MSB (coarse) and LSB (fine) value. So the "optimal" behavior
> would be
> > a device / sequencer to send a MSB and a LSB bank select message to
> > the current bank. But many older keyboards for example won't do that.
> > heard most of them only send MSB bank selects, while few others send
> only LSB
> > bank selects. Is that true?
> i haven't seen such a keyboard sice around 1995. I dont think that
> any recent midi keyboard uses MSB only (or LSB only) bank
Actually the CME UF-8 only has program change, no bank change, so I guess
it's one of them. This keyboard appeared in 2005.
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