MIDITyper: New features

MIDI Typer is one of the components of the MIDI Utility Pack. In the past, its prime function was the bulk conversion of MIDI files between Type0 and Type1. To review, in a Type0 file all musical and non-musical information is combined in a single track. A Type1 file contains multiple tracks. Items in a […]

Finding MIDI files

We working on the instruction manual for Pancho, our new program for quickly generating accompaniments and solo scores from MIDI files. Chapter 2 starts with advice on where to find MIDI files. We realize that there are a lot of pages on the Internet that tell you where to look, but another one can’t hurt. […]

Playing audio files in Firefox

Playing an audio file on a website is a common activity, so it should be easy to set up. It is easy to set up! That said, I spent 3 hours trying to get things right in Firefox when preparing the Accompaniment Machine style demo page. In this article, I’ll go through some of the […]

Accompaniment Machine: MIDI Player Instructions

The major functions of Accompaniment Machine have been completed, and were are working on the instruction manual. It will be available as a PDF text as well as an cross-linked Web page. We will also post chapters here as they become available. The first entry is the instruction manual for the MIDI Player window.

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Accompaniment Machine MIDI player

We have completed the MIDI Player, the second of the four main windows of the Accompaniment Machine program. This article summarizes its capabilities. Figure 1 shows a screenshot.

Figure 1. Screenshot of the KBD-Infinity MIDI Player window.

The control group in the upper left-hand side gives the option to choose a MIDI device for […]