[LAU] Python and MIDI orientation for a project

Carlos Sanchiavedraz csanchezgs at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 11:36:04 EDT 2009

You're right Harry.

I succumbed to the temptation to reach to more people at the same time :).
I'm replying on LAD.

//On my mobile device. Sorry for top-posting and any mistakes

2009/8/3, harryhaaren at gmail.com <harryhaaren at gmail.com>:
> Hey,
> Just to say, I think this is mainly related to Lin-Audio-Dev, so I wont be
> sending to lin-user in furthur replies..
> And on the topic for a second, python bindings exist for MidiDings, a
> module that can use both AlsaSeq & Jack Midi.
> I have a very limited amound of experince with it, as i found the AlsaSeq
> python package to be much simpler to use.
> (It does however not support Jack Midi.) Might i suggest to use AlsaSeq
> first if this is your first Python/Midi project,
> despite there only being a few demos/tutorials for AlsaSeq, its a great way
> to get acces to the Alsa Sequencer.
> AlsaSeq also has a "Helper-Module", called alsamidi, which helps creating
> messages in a generic & easy way without
> getting your hands dirty in Midi bytes, commands & the likes. (it comes
> with the AlsaSeq tarball, so you'll get it automatically.)
> Cheers, -Harry

Carlos "Sanchiavedraz"
* Musix GNU+Linux

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