[LAD] successive note on midi events

Thorsten Wilms t_w_ at freenet.de
Mon Apr 12 08:26:44 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 08:07 +0200, Jens M Andreasen wrote:

> The question is what happens at the other end when a note gets struck a
> second time.
> a) Nothing, the note is already on.
> b) Re-trigger, the voice is reset and the note gets played from the top
> c) Trigger, a new voice is assigned and will play simultaneously to
> previous voices

a) and b) both might make sense for a monophonic synth part, but in the
polyphonic case, it should be c). Doubling a note seems perfectly
reasonable to me and accidental surplus Note-Ons are simply not
acceptable (I'm also not aware of that being a common problem).

Thorsten Wilms

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