Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Sun Sep 2 07:52:48 CEST 2018

On Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:00:07 -0700 (PDT), Len Ovens wrote:
>MIDI was designed to handle in realtime (10 events from 10 fingers)

PS: Even if we reduce MIDI to one channel for real-time playing without
usage of e.g. the nose as an eleventh finger, at least usage of pedals
is included. The amount of data send by just one pedal easily exceeds
what a human could do with ten fingers on black and white keys. A
keyboarder could use one hand to control a joystick (e.g. pitch bend and
modulation at the same time) and two feet to control two pedals and at
the same time use 5 fingers to play black and white keys with after
touch. The MIDI standard allows to do this.

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