[LAU] standalone midi editor
noisesmith at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 23:24:20 EDT 2009
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 8:18 PM, alex stone <compose59 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 6:15 AM, Justin Smith <noisesmith at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Have you tried seq24? I think it captures things like banks and
>> patches if they are standard midi messages at least, but have not
>> tried this explicitly.
>> 2009/3/16 alex stone <compose59 at gmail.com>:
>> > From time to time, as the inspiration comes, i find the need for a
>> > quick,
>> > simple, midi editor.
>> > I currently use RG, and it does a fine job, but my question is:
>> > Is there, in Linux, a standalone midi editor, which can handle banks,
>> > patches, event changes etc... for editing a couple or few bars.
>> > I record quite a bit these days, straight from LS into Ardour, but more
>> > complicated passages, requiring patch changes, (i.e. Up and down bows,
>> > NR
>> > and R samples, etc..) and are unplayable live from a keyboard, need to
>> > be
>> > 'constructed' within a midi editor.
>> > As these runs, phrases, etc, are often only a bar or two long, i wonder
>> > if a
>> > simple standalone midi editor would suffice. (i.e. A standalone matrix
>> > editor, with the ability to apply event changes.)
>> > I would then record the edited phrase or run, and keep the midi files
>> > generated in the Ardour project folder.
>> > Is there such a thing?
>> > Alex.
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> Justin, thanks for the quick reply.
> I should add here i'm writing orchestral music, so the tempo's going to be
> quite fluid, and not in a loop, or 4 on the floor sense, for much of the
> Parchment Studios (It started as a joke...)
Just a shot in the dark here, not something I have tried, but wouldn't
this be a non-issue for a one or two bar phrase like you are
describing? It could simply record the notes, it does not necessarily
have to quantize them or loop them.
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