[LAU] 'crescendo' in MIDI notes

Brett McCoy idragosani at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 10:08:39 EST 2008

On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 9:57 AM, Dave Phillips <dlphillips at woh.rr.com> wrote:
> Brett McCoy wrote:
>> ... that's what I use -- CC#7 for overall track volume and CC#11 for
>> individual notes. But... use whatever works for you! I guess the
>> deciding issue is if you use #7 for notes, then later decide you need
>> to raise the overall level of the track, how do you do it? You'd have
>> to edit all of your CC#7 automation.
> No problem, my sequencer include a controller mapping function. :)  All
> modern sequencers should include such a function.

Yep, any decent sequencer will let you map stuff any way you like (you
could do the reverse, CC#11 for volume and CC#7 for expression). A lot
of VSTs I use let you assign CCs to individual controls in the GUI so
you can automate with a pedal, mod-wheel, MIDI automation data, etc.

-- Brett
"In the rhythm of music a secret is hidden;
    If I were to divulge it, it would overturn the world."
               -- Jelaleddin Rumi

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