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hp3
08-03-2005, 02:35 AM
Here are some features I would like to see in a basic MIDI API intended for a wide range of phones. Not sure if this is already addressed in J2R-234.

1) MIDI channel - dynamically change volume, or patch number

2) MIDI file - start, stop, pause, set overall volume, start at a certain position, set tempo, transpose entire song

3) Generate MIDI data - dynamically build fragments of MIDI data for simple musical excerpts (like a chord) using a programming language, then send the data to the host sequencer for playback. This does not neccessarily need to be a stream of data if that is to CPU demanding.