Online Guide to MIDI Programming for Orchestral Mockups
The following were created for the Tools of New Media class at Peabody.
These are still works in progress. There will be bugs, sloppy language, and errors!
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Dynamics: Continuous Controller
Velocity is an intuitive way to handle dynamics, especially considering that is the way you naturally play on a piano.
For instruments that are capable of sustaining a sound, continuous controllers ("MIDI CCs") provide a powerful way to add life and musicianship to mockups.