Re: [linux-audio-user] restricting MIDI channels

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Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2004 - 11:13 am

Greetings:

This is a precaffeinated message. You have been warned.

I own a Yamaha MJC8 MIDI patch bay. It's very nice, but alas, it does
nothing more than route connections. I would have preferred a
programmable patch bay. Such devices included many amenities for the
MIDI user, including channel control, scene memory, autoscanning
hardware, etc. Personally, I'd like to see such features in a software
MIDI patch bay. I'd also like to see something like a software MEP4 (a
MIDI event processor box), but again its features could be incorporated
into a programmable patch bay.

At this time, it's either all or nothing with MIDI channels. Very
frustrating when I want to use my TX802 on Ch 1, *only* Qsynth's drums
on Ch 10, and ZynAddSubFX on Ch 5. The synths do in fact include their
own channel selector, but the 802 is multitimbral and I often leave it
in an 8-channel (8 instruments) configuration. So if I have a connection
scene that includes Qsynth and the 802, everything on those eight
channels gets played by Qsynth, but I don't want that to happen.

So, can it be done ? I tried using holborn's SoundFontCombi but
couldn't get it to keep the settings I made. Every time I started
playing a sequence it would flip back to its original state. Sigh...

Best,

dp

Frank Barknecht wrote:

>Hallo,

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Messages in current thread:
[linux-audio-user] restricting MIDI channels, Dave Phillips, (Tue Apr 6, 12:47 am)
Re: [linux-audio-user] restricting MIDI channels, Mark Knecht, (Tue Apr 6, 3:37 am)
Re: [linux-audio-user] restricting MIDI channels, Frank Barknecht, (Tue Apr 6, 8:36 am)
Re: [linux-audio-user] restricting MIDI channels, Dave Phillips, (Tue Apr 6, 11:13 am)
Re: [linux-audio-user] restricting MIDI channels, Guy Daniel CLOTILDE, (Tue Apr 6, 3:44 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] restricting MIDI channels, Florian Schmidt, (Tue Apr 6, 8:59 am)
Re: [linux-audio-user] restricting MIDI channels, Mark Knecht, (Tue Apr 6, 3:46 pm)