Midi sysex?

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lordskylark
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Midi sysex?

Post by lordskylark » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:48 am

Does the audacity interface simply not support sysex messages to the midi device, or is there another way to do this in audacity? If it does not, it would be really helpful to be able to have audacity read a sysex system reset message between every midi, otherwise Audacity continues to play the next midi in sequence with all the same settings previously leftover from the first midi.

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Re: Midi sysex?

Post by kozikowski » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:41 am

I was surprised Audacity would play MIDI at all given it's not a sound format.
Does the audacity interface simply not support sysex messages to the midi device
That's my guess.

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Re: Midi sysex?

Post by lordskylark » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:54 am

Audacity has had midi functions for over a year now.

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Re: Midi sysex?

Post by steve » Sat Dec 01, 2018 1:50 pm

lordskylark wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:48 am
Does the audacity interface simply not support sysex messages to the midi device
What makes you think that?
I can see that Audacity supports bank selection, program change, volume, pan and other standard controllers. What messages are in your MID file that are not being sent?
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Re: Midi sysex?

Post by lordskylark » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:18 am

When I run a midi with the system reset for my MT-32 or SC-55 (i.e. setting everything back to default), this does not do anything in Audacity. This is definitely needed to be done between each midi. Otherwise, even if midis are on separate tracks, Audacity understands them all as one super long midi, and does not realize that they are separate. Therefore, for example, the second midi will retain all the leftover information from the previous midi, such as panning, etc.

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Re: Midi sysex?

Post by steve » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:58 am

lordskylark wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:18 am
When I run a midi with the system reset for my MT-32 or SC-55
Please post a short example MID file.
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