Re: Text to Midi

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On Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 06:33:24PM +0100, Nils wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Mar 2012 10:41:46 -0500
> "S. Massy" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, Mar 09, 2012 at 03:52:21PM +0100, Nils wrote:
> > > On Fri, 9 Mar 2012 09:40:17 -0500
> > > "S. Massy" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Hello,
> > > > 
> > > > One important way in which I have made music on Linux in the past is
> > > > using text-to-midi software to create tracks. The software I used back
> > > > then, and have used occasionally in the past few years, is midge[1], a
> > > > text-to-midi programme written in perl with a strong emphasis on
> > > > randomisation (randomised timing, weighted random note selection, random
> > > > block selection, etc.). Allas, it does not appear to have been updated
> > > > in nearly six years now, and, though it still works fine for my
> > > > purposes, I'm wondering whether I should switch to something new before
> > > > diving back into text sequencing. Does anyone know of other such
> > > > programmes offering similar randomisation features? I've heard good
> > > > things of Bob Van Der Poel's mma, but its focus seems more on templating
> > > > styles and quick composition: is that correct?
> > > > 
> > > > Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated, as always.
> > > > 
> > > > Cheers,
> > > > S.M.
> > > > 
> > > > 1. http://www.undef.org.uk/code/midge/
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Yes,
> > > 
> > > use Laborejo (www.laborejo.org)
> > > without the GUI, by writing text/command files. You will, essentially, write a very high level Python source file which instructs Laborejo to generate a midi file.
> > Thanks, Nils,
> > I didn't realise Laborejo could be used without a GUI; I will definitely
> > have a look at the language and what it can do and get back to you.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > S.M.
> > 
> 
> There is nearly zero documentation. Thats why I suggested the IRC channel.
So I realised. Unfortunately, IRC is tough to do with kids prancing
around, which is the normal state of affairs here. :)

Let me know if you have an example up. I tried looking in the tarball
but didn't really find anything.

Cheers,
S.M.
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