[Ardour-Users] (no subject)

Brett McCoy idragosani at gmail.com
Mon Apr 14 04:36:26 PDT 2014

On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 3:54 AM, leo <leokn at yahoo.com> wrote:

>   "Using files (*.mid) from
> http://home.roadrunner.com/~jgglatt/tutr/midiform.htm, I can import them
> into Ardour. And when I hit play, I can see the individual tracks (13 of
> them in a bossa nova file) responding visually in the mixer windows, but
> have no sound."
> Per suggestions there, and a ton more reading about this matter, I
>  Load Jack; change setup to Midi driver>none; Enable ALSA sequencer>off;
> restart JACK; in terminal, enter and execute a2jmidid; start QSynth....the
> result being I can see in the Ardour *.mid tracks (13 of them) that they
> are playing, because the volume meters in the mixer strip are moving up and
> down, but I hear no sound through my speakers. There is gobs of information
> on the web but I have yet to find the answers to my dilemna.

Your files imported correctly, it sounds like you are not correctly routing
the MIDI to your synth. Did you set the output of each MIDI track to go to
QSynth (which can do jack MIDI directly, BTW, you don't need to use
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