Re: [linux-audio-user] midi note numbers

From: Thorsten Wilms <t_w_@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Mar 29 2006 - 19:22:14 EEST

On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 05:57:15PM +0200, Atte Andr?? Jensen wrote:
> >My real point is: I believe the octave names to be arbitrary.

I've read once it's one octave difference between some brands.
Someone on #lad said yamaha is one octave off from about everyone
else. I guess that would be one octave up. Depends on if the first
octave is 0 or 1(?).

> Then, if I'm writing an application and want to conform to the majority
> of apps, what do you and others here find the most usual. Let's take
> midinote 60 (sits on the middle of my evolution keyboards), what would
> you call that? C5?

My Korg M1 and GEM S3 deem it a C4.
AFAIR, so does Cubase.

Thorsten Wilms
Received on Wed Mar 29 20:15:22 2006

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