[LAD] Open Keyboard: Request for velocity curve information

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Tue Oct 6 12:07:20 UTC 2009

Fons Adriaensen wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 04, 2009 at 06:50:38PM +0200, David Olofson wrote:
>> Well, I don't know about linearity, or how linear MIDI velocity is actually 
>> supposed to be, but it's common to at least have various ways of scaling 
>> velocity. Many (most?) synths will support mapping of velocity per voice to 
>> create "analog" layers (crossfade rather than switch at a distinct velocity), 
>> and to exaggerate, reduce or disable velocity response and things like that.
> The first question to ask is what is acually measured
> and how, and with which resolution.
> Then a range of these values must be mapped to 0..127,

1 to 127, because note on velocity 0 is a note off command.

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