|A breath of life in Midi
: Follow, step by step, the construction of a short sequence, from a
great traditional symphony.
- Relief, phrased and controllers
- Last adjustments and conclusion
|A computer language for the music
: It was a question, in the first part, of the
various stages accompanying the conception of a Midi
file. After this aperitif, it is
unfortunately necessary to approach some theoretical concepts, a field
more arid, but necessary to include/understand well what is a
- Midi data , Midi
file and Midi
- For what to make, Midi Files
- Useful links
|Piccolo, Saxo and company :
The first richness of the Midi format is
undoubtedly to propose an infinite range of timbre,
making it possible to the amateur to control a multicoloured orchestra,
well better than an organ or than any other apparatus of mechanical
music. An infinite range? Yes, but...
- Timbres in Midi
- Timbres or instruments?
- Wind instruments
| Violin with the double bass : The preceding article
had carried out us among wood, coppers and percussion, leaving side
temporarily the strings. This patch "string
ensemble" that many agrees to find like the
best of all the patchs midday. It could be true
because the sonority of the cords is really faithful, but one
would like to ask some to him more.
- Cords in Midi
- The 4 fundamental Midi timbres
- Dolce, forte?
- And for the progressive attacks?
- Other Midi timbres relating to the cords
- The ' Flanging effect'
- In conclusion?
|16 microphones for... 100
performers : a Midi soundcard
can emit 16 to 128 notes simultaneously, or more, but it is limited (by
the Midi standard) to 16 channels. Only
alternative, to choose a chart with double Midi
port, or more, but without hope to
widely diffuse the sequences created. Thus let us see the easy ways to
leave itself there differently - In preparation
|The finalization of a sequence : 4 key words for a
successful sequence: volumes, tempo, balances and
execution of musical phrase. We already approached the first 2
points, we return there in detail. And then also let us see how to make
a success of the trilles, points d'orgue and
other ornamentation - In preparation
Searching a componer
: a Midi sequence, even for a beginner, is the
formidable occasion to discover a musical leader
in a single way. We will study here how to go beyond the notes and how
to initiate itself with the composition, with the harmony, even for a
simple amateur of beautiful music - In preparation