[linux-audio-user] Your synth wishlist?

Dave Robillard drobilla at connect.carleton.ca
Fri Jul 30 14:22:19 EDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-07-30 at 06:02, Steve Harris wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2004 at 09:10:32 +0100, tim hall wrote:
> > <OT>
> > If anybody knows how to do this with QSynth / Fluid / Soundfonts generally I'd 
> > love to know about it. This is one of the things I most hate about 
> > soundfonts.
> > </OT>
> pitchwheel? (seriously) DLS or GM defines a standard range for pitchweel,
> so you could write/beg/borrow/steal some code to send a onetime pitchbend
> message over alsasequencer that would retune all the synths to a
> particular A tuning.
> Assuming the soundfont engine supports pitchbend, but I would imagine it
> does.

That's what I do, but every time you change something in FluidSynth (ie
load a soundfont) you have to get your mini-app to send another
pitchbend message, and more importantly if you actually use the pitch
bender it really screws everything up.  Hassle.


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