[chuck-users] here's an idea
tomtom at herbesfolles.org
Mon Aug 22 12:12:28 EDT 2011
You don't need to write a translater - here is how I would do that :
1. load your midi file in a tracker - or any program that can read / edit MIDI
2. route the midi output of your tracker to ChucK and play the file
3. write a ChucK script that receives MIDI messages and translate them
Modularity for the win !
Excerpts from Robert Poor's message of lun. août 22 17:08:44 +0200 2011:
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 05:49, Tomtom <tomtom at herbesfolles.org> wrote:
> > ...what you are describing... is exactly how a MIDI file works...
> So the logical thing would be to write a MIDI file interpreter in
> ChucK. Has anyone done that?
> Given ChucK's limited string and file processing it might be a
> challenge to write it in pure ChucK. You could write a MIDI to ChucK
> converter in [insert favorite language here], and define a standard
> library of ChucK instruments to match the standard MIDI instruments.
> Sounds like a worthwhile project for some ambitious music hacker.
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