[sdiy] MonoSynth Note Priority over MIDI

Olivier Gillet ol.gillet at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 21:01:31 CEST 2014

Mine are keeping track of either 8 (I think it was that low due to RAM
constraints), or (when more RAM is available) go up to 12 or 16 notes.

I do the note priority thing with the same data structure as for the
arpeggiator - and this is this former use that dictates the capacity.

On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 6:52 PM, MTG <grant at musictechnologiesgroup.com> wrote:
> So I'm back on this topic of monosynth note priority again, this time how to
> deal with incoming note data over MIDI. I'm thinking of including Last, Low
> and High note priority as well as allowing the user to control if subsequent
> notes retrigger the envelope(s) or not. This more or less mimics the options
> available from the DSI monosynths.
> What I'm curious about, is how many notes do I really need to track coming
> in over MIDI?
> Certainly two if I'm going to allow the user to play and hold one key and
> pound on a second one (you know, the Keith Emerson portamento thing for
> instance).  Not owning a commercial MIDI monosynth ... do they typically
> keep track of a bunch of incoming midi notes or just a couple?
> I've looked at the manuals for a few and there are no specifics in this
> regard.
> GB
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