Re: [LAU] First release: LinuxBand 12.02 Beta

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Date: Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 9:24 pm

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On Sunday 12 February 2012 22:26:50 Ales Nosek wrote:

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Dependencies:
1. smf (found by ./configure)
2. python-gtksourceview2 (found trying to run it--please test for this in=20
=2E/configure script).

Ideas:
1. No need to require jack for simple MIDI. Maybe allow an option here.=20
(Unfortunately, my jack is not working right now so could not play anything=
=20
:-()=20

2. With or without jack, need to be able to set some MIDI output device.=20
Better, program should show up as an alsa/jack MIDI source which can be=20
connected using jack or alsa connections such as in qjackctl. (I see no=20
provision for this in mma's CLI, however--does it do stdin->stdout?)

3. You might look at Jammer's interface. The measures/bars view show chords=
=20
and styles (plus user part names and such). There is indication of tempo=20
changes, key and time signatures and such, all in place and all visible.

A lot of space is wasted here for huge chord names. Waltzes would have thre=
e=20
beats per bar, program still shows four.

Jammer also has a tracks pane but leave that for the future. Nice, but mixi=
ng=20
can be done elsewhere, routing through other tooks such as kmid, ardour, et=
c.

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On Sunday 1=
2 February 2012 22:26:50 Ales Nosek wrote:

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o introduce myself. I'm a developer mainly in C++ and Java on Linux
rm. In my free time I like to play jazz guitar. To accompany my
isation practicing I has been using MIDI files generated by MMA. To
tate writing of MMA files and playing them back I created LinuxBand.
you'll enjoy it.
and is a GUI front-end for MMA (Musical MIDI
animent)<http://www.mellowood.ca/mma/>.
n the chords, choose the groove and LinuxBand will play a musical
animent for you.
=80=99s an open source alternative to Band-in-a-Box featuring:
asy to use graphical interface
pen and well-documented data format
utput to JACK Midi <http://jackaudio.org/> to facilitate co-operation=

> wit=
h other audio applications

age: http://linuxband.org/
t page: https://github.com/noseka1/linuxband
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sp;
Dependencie=
s:
1. smf (fou=
nd by ./configure)
2. python-g=
tksourceview2 (found trying to run it--please test for this in ./configure =
script).
&nb=
sp;
Ideas:
1. No need =
to require jack for simple MIDI. Maybe allow an option here. (Unfortunately=
, my jack is not working right now so could not play anything :-()
&nb=
sp;
2. With or =
without jack, need to be able to set some MIDI output device. Better, progr=
am should show up as an alsa/jack MIDI source which can be connected using =
jack or alsa connections such as in qjackctl. (I see no provision for this =
in mma's CLI, however--does it do stdin->stdout?)
&nb=
sp;
3. You migh=
t look at Jammer's interface. The measures/bars view show chords and styles=
(plus user part names and such). There is indication of tempo changes, key=
and time signatures and such, all in place and all visible.
&nb=
sp;
A lot of sp=
ace is wasted here for huge chord names. Waltzes would have three beats per=
bar, program still shows four.
&nb=
sp;
Jammer also=
has a tracks pane but leave that for the future. Nice, but mixing can be d=
one elsewhere, routing through other tooks such as kmid, ardour, etc.=

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[LAU] First release: LinuxBand 12.02 Beta, Ales Nosek, (Sun Feb 12, 8:27 pm)
Re: [LAU] First release: LinuxBand 12.02 Beta, Alexandre Prokoudine, (Mon Feb 13, 3:51 am)
Re: [LAU] First release: LinuxBand 12.02 Beta, Ales Nosek, (Mon Feb 13, 8:27 am)
Re: [LAU] First release: LinuxBand 12.02 Beta, David Baron, (Sun Feb 12, 9:24 pm)
Re: [LAU] First release: LinuxBand 12.02 Beta, Ales Nosek, (Sun Feb 12, 10:07 pm)
Re: [LAU] First release: LinuxBand 12.02 Beta, David Baron, (Sun Feb 12, 8:53 pm)