[LAD] [LAU] So what's the deal with controlling the aeolus organ?stops via midi

David Robillard dave at drobilla.net
Wed Oct 7 01:15:25 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-10-06 at 23:40 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Paul Davis wrote:
> >> There is no such thing as 'aeolus being programmed to switch to
> >> some stop setting'.
> >>
> >> Aeolus has the standard MIDI banks/presets, which you can
> >> load/save from the GUI and recall using the normal MIDI
> >> messages.  In most cases that's all that's needed. It also
> >> can use control message #98 to switch individual stops.
> >>     
> >
> > fons, i fully understood this
> But Fons is right that I didn't know this ;) and for this I agree that 
> SysEx is less user-friendly, but NRPNs are also not user-friendly, 
> unless Aeolus could send SysEx or NRPN by the GUI, so that a user 
> doesn't need to edit anything manually.

Obviously an Aeolus controller/GUI would send whatever Aeolus ends up

I don't see where your argument that a custom GUI would be /necessary/
comes from, this isn't true at all.  Having a few tracks in a timeline
sequencer for specific stops you want to fiddle with throughout your
track is a perfectly reasonable thing to do.


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