[Ardour-Users] MIDI with Ardour, advice please

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Oct 1 16:11:13 PDT 2018

It was just pointed out to me that konfyt *loads* soundfonts, but cannot
create them. Swami is also much older than Polyfone, so as x42 recommended
on the forums, that's probably the best place to start down the "make your
own soundfont" path.

On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 7:05 PM Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>

> Depending on your level of technical comfort, one good path for you will
> be to take your recorded samples and use one of:
>      swami
>      konfyt
>       polyfone
> to construct a soundfount from them.
> Then fire up ardour, add a MIDI track with a-fluidsynth as the instrument.
> Load your balafon soundfont, and start playing.
> On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 6:40 PM jonetsu <jonetsu at teksavvy.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 1 Oct 2018 22:08:44 +0100
>> "Andrew Fudge" <andrew at fudge-it.uk> wrote:
>> > In summary, I'm looking for advice on how to create MIDI music from a
>> > set of samples, ideally using Ardour.  I will record the samples
>> > (African balaphon).  Then I need to load them into something.  Then
>> > connect it to Ardour and compose in MIDI.
>> Linux Sampler is a free sampler.  I'm not using it though.  I use two
>> Linux commercial products to load samples, transform them and such,
>> Redux and Bliss.  I think they have demos, so if you're interested you
>> can give them a try.
>> https://www.renoise.com/products/redux
>> https://www.discodsp.com/bliss/
>> Cheers.
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