[NTG-context] midi

Hans Åberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Thu Feb 4 14:39:24 CET 2021


> On 3 Feb 2021, at 22:06, Henning Hraban Ramm <texml at fiee.net> wrote:
> 
> 
>> Am 03.02.2021 um 19:39 schrieb Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl>:
>> 
>> On 2/3/2021 7:09 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
>>>> Am 03.02.2021 um 18:09 schrieb Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl>:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> So, in context, we can do text, and we can do graphics, and also fonts, now do we also need an interface to midi?
>>> Are you thinking about Knuth’s ĩ🛎TeX?
>> 
>> That is way too ambitious, maybe more like 🎹TeX (but in order to suite tex/mp extreme precision we would have to support microtones which is not in midi so that immediate abandons the project).
> 
> LilyPond supports microtones in MIDI via pitch bending; it’s not supported by all MIDI players.

There is also a frequency data format [1], which is not yet in LilyPond, though Graham Breed has written code for it.

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIDI_tuning_standard




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