[LAU] Synchronization of audio with MIDI file

Asa Marco aesir.ml at gmail.com
Sun Jun 16 09:02:02 UTC 2013

Il giorno Sat, 15 Jun 2013 11:41:07 -1000
david <gnome at hawaii.rr.com> ha scritto:

> On 06/14/2013 10:50 PM, Asa Marco wrote:
> > Il giorno Fri, 14 Jun 2013 20:07:56 -1000
> > david <gnome at hawaii.rr.com> ha scritto:
> >>>
> >>> Isn't there something that allows to set MIDI tempo by tapping on
> >>> keyboard? I'm sure to have used that method  once to pair recorded
> >>> audio and MIDI, but maybe I was using a software on windows.
> >>
> >> Rosegarden has that feature, but I think the recommendations for
> >> Ardour3 would be better ones to take.
> >
> > Thank you David, I didn't know of that. But since Rosegarden set
> > tempo only one point at the time, I recognize that is umpractical
> > to set precisely "accelerando" or "ritardando" in this way.
> >
> > The approach of, for example, Finale is better for this purpose,
> > i.e. to change time continuosly while tapping.
> >
> > http://www.finalemusic.com/usermanuals/finale2012win/content/finale/TempoTap.htm
> I think that's what Rosegarden does, too. At least it mentions using 
> tapping to vary the tempo to match tempo changes within a 1-meaure
> long audio loop. Sounds like doing accelerando and ritardando:
> http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/doc/en/segment-view-tempo-timesig.html

You're right, Composition->Set Tempos from Beat Segment does exactly
what I intended, this function isn't mentioned in the wiki manual and I
missed it. Thank you for pointing me to the official documentation!

I think this method is faster than edit manually each MIDI note.

Asa Marco

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