[LAU] standalone midi editor

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Tue Mar 17 00:32:19 EDT 2009

alex stone wrote:
> 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?
I don't know of a stand alone app for this purpose. However it is probably already possible with ardour 3.0 if you want to play with the svn version.



Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd

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