Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-)

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To: Julien Claassen <julien@...>
Cc: LAU <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Monday, June 21, 2010 - 7:05 pm

On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 3:19 AM, Julien Claassen wrote:

Hi Julien -- you're welcome, and thanks for sharing your music and
starting this interesting thread.

If I had time/desire, i'd probably look into using
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~rbd/doc/nyquist/ to solve this problem.

FYI, here's how this MIDI sounds, on the Yamaha DB60XG (NEC XR-385)
whose analog output is recorded by the line-in/waveblaster input on
the Terratec DMX6Fire; versus an external sampler with a 2mb
"professional" stereo grand sample (E-MU Elements of Sound 2mb
collectiion) and external outboard "professional" room/ambience
applied, staying entirely in the digital domain from samples to
recording.

I'll let people decide which is which, and which sounds better or more
realistic and piano-like:
http://nielsmayer.com/npm/chpn_op53_gnulem.ogg
http://nielsmayer.com/npm/chpn_op53_coggie.ogg

Both created from:
## file ~/Music/piano-midi/chpn_op53.mid
/home/npm/Music/piano-midi/chpn_op53.mid: Standard MIDI data (format
1) using 8 tracks at 1/480

Niels
http://nielsmayer.com

PS: When using kmid to listen to the piano-only MIDI files from
http://piano-midi.de/ -- they're all very quiet. since the overall
volume level on the Yamaha db60xg is adjusted for playing multiple
(16) simultaneous tracks of "pop" music as opposed to a single
piano.... So after running "kmid *.mid *.MID", I quit kmid, and run
the following script to set all the volumes to 200% on these files:
.........
## with this setting, set Terratec DMX6Fire ADC2(LineL)/ADC3(LineR)
## to 135/135 (normally 127/127 == unity gain)
cd ~/.kde/share/apps/kmid/songlib
sed -i 's|^volume=100|volume=200|' `grep -l piano-midi *.cfg`
...........

Afterwards, running kmid on these files will automatically have the
volume level at a more normal leve (200%), which is still well below
clipping on most files I've auditioned using unity gain on the
soundcard input.
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[LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Sat Jun 19, 1:12 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), alexander, (Sun Jun 20, 1:23 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), M Watts, (Sun Jun 20, 11:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Mon Jun 21, 10:09 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Niels Mayer, (Mon Jun 21, 2:26 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), M Watts, (Mon Jun 21, 10:15 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Mon Jun 21, 10:19 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Niels Mayer, (Mon Jun 21, 7:05 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Stephen Stubbs, (Tue Jun 22, 12:55 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Joep L. Blom, (Mon Jun 21, 9:42 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Joshua Boyd, (Mon Jun 21, 9:12 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Niels Mayer, (Tue Jun 22, 1:14 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Tue Jun 22, 9:46 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Niels Mayer, (Tue Jun 22, 9:14 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Josh Lawrence, (Fri Jun 25, 2:59 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Tue Jun 22, 9:45 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Niels Mayer, (Wed Jun 23, 1:37 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Niels Mayer, (Thu Jun 24, 7:06 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Wed Jun 23, 3:17 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Mon Jun 21, 8:58 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Sun Jun 20, 3:33 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Josh Lawrence, (Sat Jun 19, 9:27 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), M Watts, (Sun Jun 20, 11:52 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Sat Jun 19, 10:30 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Rustom Mody, (Sun Jun 20, 2:42 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Stephen Stubbs, (Sun Jun 20, 1:15 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Sun Jun 20, 3:31 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Mon Jun 21, 10:26 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Sun Jun 20, 8:02 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Rustom Mody, (Sun Jun 20, 11:38 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Sun Jun 20, 3:26 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Joep L. Blom, (Sun Jun 20, 7:59 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Sun Jun 20, 11:27 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Mon Jun 21, 10:29 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Mon Jun 21, 10:17 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Rustom Mody, (Mon Jun 21, 4:04 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Sun Jun 20, 8:13 am)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Jack O'Quin, (Sat Jun 19, 10:50 pm)
Re: [LAU] A Bach in appology and completeness :-), Julien Claassen, (Sat Jun 19, 10:55 pm)