80R-16 - Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb Winter 2008...

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Thursday Feb. 28: MIDI Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb Winter 2008 Tuesday and Thursday Noon-2pm Lecturer: Synthia Payne - <[email protected]> Teaching Assistants : Marc Sciglimpaglia - <[email protected]> A-J Daniel Muñoz - <[email protected]> K-Z Now Playing: MIDI Instruments
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Thursday Feb. 28: MIDI Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb • Today’s Topic: MIDI –History – Basics – Usage
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Thursday Feb. 28: MIDI Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb • MIDI: History – Musical Instruments Digital Interface (1983) – Manufacturers were looking for ways to link more than one synth together (they were monophonic) – 1981 Dave Smith and Chet Wood from Sequential Circuits created precursor to MIDI called USI (Universal Synthesizer Interface) – 1983 MIDI Standard established by manufacturers – Roland and Yamaha (DX-7)
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Thursday Feb. 28: MIDI Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb • MIDI: Basics: What it does – MIDI allows networked connection between multiple digital electronic devices • Digital communications language • Compatible hardware specifications – Translates performance or control events into equivalent digital messages – Transmits these messages to other MIDI devices • MIDI-alone has no audio • The audio is in the receiving computer
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Thursday Feb. 28: MIDI Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb • MIDI Basics: Interfaces – Software: DAWs, editors (GarageBand, Audacity) – Hardware: Midisport, Steinberg • MIDI Basic Transports – Cables, Joystick, USB, Firewire, Ethernet http://www.midi.org/about-midi/abtmidi1.shtml • MIDI Basic Setup – Audio/MIDI Setup (Mac) – Sound/Audio Devices (PC)
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Thursday Feb. 28: MIDI Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb • MIDI: Basics – A MIDI controller is played like an instrument • It translates the performance into a MIDI data stream – A MIDI sequencer allows MIDI data sequences to be captured, stored, edited, combined, and replayed.
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Thursday Feb. 28: MIDI Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb • MIDI: Types of MIDI messages – Channel - apply to a specific channel – Mode - affect the receiving instrument response to channel voice messages – System - not channel specific
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Thursday Feb. 28: MIDI Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb • MIDI: Channel M essages – Channel Messages - 16 channels • Channel Voice Messages - 128 increments of musical performance data for each channel – Note On, Note Off, Polyphonic Key Pressure, Channel Pressure, Pitch Bend Change, Program Change, and the Control Change messages.
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Thursday Feb. 28: MIDI Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb • MIDI: Mode Messages – Channel Mode messages (MIDI controller numbers 121 through 127) affect the way a synthesizer responds to MIDI data. – When Omni mode is On, the synthesizer will respond to incoming
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course MUSC 80R taught by Professor Cynthiapayne during the Winter '08 term at UCSC.

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80R-16 - Music 80R Music and the WorldWideWeb Winter 2008...

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