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Unformatted text preview: Fundamentals
of
Music
Technology
 Handout
 Demo
6:
MIDI
and
Sound
 
 Goals:
To
demonstrate
the
flexibility
of
MIDI
transmission.
To
demonstrate
some
of
 the
different
techniques
sound
synthesis
techniques
that
MIDI
can
control
 
 This
demonstration
is
comprised
of

3
experiences:
 1. MIDI
transmission
 2. Sampled
sounds

 3. Continuous
control
and
synthesis
 4. MIDI
Airguitar
 
 Experience
#1:
 Questions
for
the
students:
 • How
many
conductors
are
needed
to
transmit
MIDI?
 • How
many
conductors
does
the
MIDI
cable
have?
 • What
is
the
maximum
length
of
a
MIDI
cable
according
the
specification?
 • What
is
the
Baud
of
MIDI?
 • What
is
the
Baud
of
the
Bluetooth
specification?
 
 Experience
#2:
 Questions
for
the
students:
 • What
does
MIDI
sound
like?
 • How
does
audio
change
when
its
played
faster
or
slower?
 o Pitch,
Duration,
Timbre,
morphology(attack,
decay,
vibrato)
 • How
does
a
note
played
ppp
or
fff
on
a
concert
grand
sound
different?
 • How
does
Note
Velocity
affect
the
sound
on
a
MIDI
synthesizer?
 
 Experience
#3:
 Questions
for
the
students:
 • What
is
the
range
of
note
values
that
a
MIDI
device
can
accept?
 • If
I
have
a
device
that
outputs
a
range
of
numbers
from
0‐255
what
would
I
 need
to
do
to
make
these
fit
into
the
MIDI
note
range?
 • What
parameters
of
a
sound
are
controlled
discretely?
 • What
parameters
of
a
sound
are
controlled
continuously?
 
 Experience
#4:
 Questions
for
the
students:
 • How
does
the
MIDI
Airguitar
hardware
depart
from
a
standard
MIDI
device?
 • How
does
the
software
make
playing
the
MIDI
Airguitar
different
than
 playing
a
keyboard?
 • What
sound
parameters
are
controlled
discretely?
 • What
sound
parameters
are
controlled
continuously?
 
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