[Ardour-Users] help needed to ascertain a MIDI design question

David Santamauro david.santamauro at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 02:17:30 PDT 2011


On Sat, 11 Jun 2011 14:41:57 -0400
Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com> wrote:

> having done that, now edit the notes with a simple edit: take one note
> (or more if you want) and drag so it ends up overlapping with another
> note (i.e. they end up at the same pitch, but different, overlapping
> durations).
> what does the program you're testing do at this point? MIDI itself
> doesn't really allow for this, because its based on an instrument
> model inspired by most acoustic instruments where you cannot play the
> same pitch twice without ending the first instance of that pitch. but
> there are a variety of possible things a sequencer could do. Ardour 3
> has 4 options for what to do already, but we need to decide what the
> default should be.

Sonar (cakewalk): it overlaps visually, is a non-destructive edit but
the note-on of the overlapped note takes precedence.


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