Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] A good MIDI sequencer.
From: Larry Troxler (lt_AT_westnet.com)
Date: Sun May 05 2002 - 00:30:51 EEST
On Fri, 3 May 2002 mawali_AT_news.icns.com wrote:
> Is there a midi sequencer that does not require me to have KDE and works.
> Looks like Rosegarden and noteedit both require me to have KDE (I do not
> know why).
I hear you. It's too bad that Linux does not yet have a full-featured and
stable sequencer. And I too, would not hesitate to buy a commercial one
for this OS if one were good, stable, and available (Cakewalk, are you
I've always thought it might be an interesting idea to build one on top of
Common Music, but then again, it's really not the engine and the internal
data representation that seems to be the problem; rather it's the GUI that
I'm sure takes most of the effort, especially a common practice notation
Currently I have been using PD in conjunction with Muse, but lately it
seems I'm better off just doing the sequencing in PD until Muse gets more
stable. This is especially true because an inquiry to the Muse list about
possible future scripting langauges received only the response "C++ is
Muse's scripting language"(!). And nobody else on the list piped in to
second this request.
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