Linux Journal: Linux MIDI: A Brief Survey, Part 3
Dec 15, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Phillips)
"In this installment of my survey of Linux MIDI software, I
profile various MIDI utilities, some of which have become
indispensable components in my own Linux MIDI studio.
"As I already have mentioned, the Old School MIDI studio was
more hardware-centric than is today's software-based studio.
Sequencers, synthesizers, samplers, MIDI-controllable mixers, MIDI
channel routers and MIDI event processors all were available as
useful boxes, lending greater flexibility to your studio setup. A
common characteristic of most of these devices was the ability to
dump the machine's internal settings and states into a type of MIDI
message format called system exclusive..."