[LAD] successive note on midi events

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Mon Apr 12 14:43:23 UTC 2010

Paul Davis wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:28 AM, Ralf Mardorf
> <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
>> c) If you e.g. play the e string of a guitar at the 5th fret and then the a
>> string, while the guitar is normal e, a, d, g, b, e tuned.
> this is not equivalent to the polyphony offered by an electronic
> keyboard. the tone generated by the e-string+5th fret is not the same
> as the tone generated by the open a-string (the overtone series is
> different).
> on an electronic keyboard that is using option (c), the two tones
> generated will (likely) be identical (they don't have to be, but they
> probably would be).

Yes, you're right because of the drums and the guitar.

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