MIDI REVIEW

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MIDI REVIEW
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  1. WHAT DOES MIDI STAND FOR?
    Musical Instrument Digital Interface.
  2. BYTE STRUCTURE OF MIDI INFO.

    ( TYPES OF BYTES )
    - Status, (Command-tells what to do)

    - Data, (Carries the value)
  3. HOW MANY VALUES ASSOCIATED WITH MIDI?
    0-127
  4. MIDI PORTS (3 of them) AND WHAT DO THEY DO?
    - Midi In, allows data to be recieved by a midi device.

    - Midi Out- used for transmitting data

    - Midi Thru, repeats the data that's received by the MIDI-In port
  5. MIDI CABLES- WHAT ARE SOME? CAN YOU ONLY USE A STANDARD MIDI CABLE? WHAT IS A STANDARD MIDI CABLE CALLED?
    • There is the 5 Pin Din, and a USB.
    • Standard is the 5 Pin Din
  6. MIDI CHANNELS- HOW MANY?
    16
  7. WHT CHANNEL IS ALLOCATED FOR PERCUSSION?
    10
  8. NEED A MIDI INTERFACE FOR PRO TOOLS?
    No, you can use a conroller through USB.
  9. MIDI, IS IT AUDIO OR WHAT?
    False, audio doesnt go through MIDI.
  10. DEFINE MIDI MODULE:
    A device which has sounds, but no triger system or playback.
  11. DEFINE MIDI SEQUENCER:
    Has a controller on it, program or device which can record, edit, and re-perform inputed data.
  12. DEFINE CONTINUOUS CONTROLLER (CC):
    Events that reflect steady or continous change. (mod wheel, pitch bend, expression)
  13. DEFINE PROGRAM CHANGE:
    Changing a patch or program at a specified location or time.
  14. DEFINE SYSEX
    System Exclusive- Manufactures proprietary (specific to model and company) data or software, used to modify a midi device.
  15. MTC
    (MIDI TIME CODE)- time code used for sync purposes.
  16. MMC:
    (MIDI Machine Control)- using a device to control a DAW (PRO TOOLS) through MIDI or vice versa...
  17. MIDI CLOCK: (MIDI BEAT CLOCK)
    A Sync system that uses 24 pulses per quarter note.
  18. TICKS (PPQN): HOW MANY PER QUARTER?
    subdivision of quarter notes, 960 per quarter note.
  19. EXPLAIN ALPHA NUMERIC ASSIGNMENT:
    Allows us to extend midi channel and track capability, 1A-16A. 1B-16B. 1C-16C...etc.
  20. EXPLAIN DYNAMIC MIDI CONTROL:
    Use of midi to control dynamic related features (volume, velocity, attack, expression. etc.)
  21. WHERE IN PRO TOOLS CAN YOU SET THE TEMPO?
    Transport, in the midi control section.
  22. WHAT IS INPUT QUANTIZE
    Rhythm correction on the way in, (live correction...)
  23. WHAT IS QUANTIZE?
    Rhythm correction.
  24. NAME TOOLS USED FOR MIDI...
    • - The trimmer tool
    • - The selector tool
    • - The grabber tool
    • - The pencil tool.
  25. WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TRACK TYPES IN PRO TOOLS MIDI CAN BE USED IN?
    Midi can be used in either a, MIDI track, an AUX track, or an Instrument track.

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