[linux-audio-user] Rosegarden-4 or Muse or...

Mathias Lundgren mathias_lundgren at bredband.net
Sat Jan 17 09:19:06 EST 2004

torsdagen den 15 januari 2004 17.49 skrev Rocco:
> mathias_lundgren at bredband.net wrote:
> >>While were on the subject... I'm courious why none of the built in
> >>synths in muse allow for panning? I mean, each soft synth can be panned
> >>with the mixer. But *no* individual instruments on *any* of the
> >>softsynths can be panned seperatly. It's a shame because the built-in
> >>synth called "Fluid" (not "FluidSynth"... just "Fluid") sounds a lot
> >>better than FluidSynth *or* timidity. I'd really like to use "Fluid" but
> >>just can't see not being able to have control over each instruments
> >>volume and planning. I even started up Muse and connected SoundFontCombi
> >>(SoftSynth mixer) up to "Fluid" and had no control over the panning of
> >>instruments.
> >
> > Hmmm, I wonder what version you were using. The 'Fluid' softsynth doesn't
> > handle panning nor any regular controllers at all IIRC (I wonder if it
> > did handle NRPN/RPN:s, perhaps I'm mistaken, there was something strange
> > with that).
> See the post I just sent (or maybe you already have by now)

Sorry, long ping times..
Dang, it appears as if some of the mails I get are just blank. I'm getting 

> > It's actually possible to load several soundfonts in one
> > fluidsynth-instance (then assign different soundfonts to different
> > channels).
> That's great, but I'm (currently) in love with one soundfont and it's
> 145 Megs in size (and growing as I keep adding to it). :-) Several
> versions of that loaded into FluidSynth can really drain the memory :-)

Yes, but actually you don't need to do load it for every channel. You can use 
different instruments from that soundfont on all midi-channels. :-)


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