[PlanetCCRMA] Looking for utility to split midi files

steve linabery slinabery at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 10:01:06 PDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 1:01 PM, steve linabery <slinabery at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 12:14 PM, steve linabery <slinabery at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 11:18 AM, steve linabery <slinabery at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> First, thanks to all the contributors to planet ccrma. It is a joy to
>>> use this set of tools.
>>> I record with a combination of vDrums and real cymbals. Since I have
>>> only 4 input channels, I capture my performance by recording the audio
>>> of the real cymbals with ardour, and the midi from the vDrum brain
>>> with rosegarden. Then I pipe the midi back into the vDrum brain and
>>> record the output in ardour. This allows me more control over the
>>> mixdown.
>>> I'd like even more control, to the level of individual pads on the vDrum.
>>> Is there a utility that will split a midi file into several files, one
>>> for each note in the "track"?
>>> Alternately, is there a way to configure rosegarden to capture only
>>> certain midi notes per track?
>>> I don't *think* I have many options on the vDrum end, like "what
>>> channel does this pad send on?", but I may be wrong. And I'm kind of a
>>> midi noob. So any advice is welcome!
>>> Thanks again,
>>> Steve
>> Answered my own question, but here is the answer in case anyone else wondered:
>> Rosegarden track settings allow you to capture only a specific range
>> of notes (among other useful filtering settings).
>> Thank you, Rosegarden developers!!!
>> Good day,
>> Steve
> Strike two.
> This doesn't drop midi events outside the range; it's just for
> "drawing" new segments into the tracklist...new segments will have the
> clef/range specified.
> So I'm back to my original question: How to (without copying & pasting
> a bunch of notes every time I want to record a track) split tracks.
> Oh, And I was hoping to avoid using the "split segment on pitch"
> editing tool...I want to capture to separate tracks.
> Thanks,
> Steve

I found that the best solution so far was to use qmidiroute to send
different notes to different channels. w00t!


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