Sv: [PD] writing scores[!] in pd?

Jørgen Mortensesn joergen at
Wed Sep 26 14:15:29 CEST 2001


I recognize this problem, using part-tracing in FFT and getting a MIDI out response. Could somebody rewrite the wonderful little object seq (midisequenser) from MAX?

Sincerely Joergen

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Michal Seta <mis at>
To: pdlist <pd-list at>
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2001 6:50 PM
Subject: Re: [PD] writing scores[!] in pd?

> On 9/24/01 10:14 AM, "Rory Walsh" <rorytheroar at> wrote:
> > Thanks Micheal, what i'm trying to do is to generate a
> > standard notational score from a a number of points on
> > an x,y plain, so i thought I might just be able to
> > take the numbers and write them to a midi file?
> I see.
> > I
> > guess I can just hook my number boxes to makenote with
> > a midi out and then send the midi data out of 1
> > computer and into a sequencer in another computer
> > which can then record the score? Any other
> > suggestions?
> You could try (I haven't yet tried that but soon the time will come) use
> alsa's virtual MIDI device (providing you use alsa, of course) to route your
> MIDI messages to your favourite sequencer on the same machine.  The problem
> is that both programs need to be alsa aware and need to give you a
> possibility of selecting MIDI ports...
> Or get KeyKit if you insist in working in MIDI domain :)
> Otherwise, if all you want is to generate standard notation scores check
> your notation software file format and see if it supports text (perhaps a
> secondary format, like some sort of portable file format).  Then you can
> render your PD manipulations to a text file and import that into the file
> containing textual score description....
> I know a guy who was doing this kind of thing with Common Music and Finale
> files(!) (the portable finale format, I believe)
> Probably not much help but...
> ./MiS

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