[ddots-l] Re: AW: Re: Is a sempler useble for blind people?

Not sure, sfz player is free...not normal...

DJX 

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Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 11:27 AM
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Subject: [ddots-l] Re: AW: Re: Is a sempler useble for blind people?

2HI, I can play samples fine now, however the sound periodically fades. I 
downloaded the DXI version not the vst version, so maybe that's got 
something to do with it. Do you know why the sound would fade. Its almost 
like its a demo version.


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From: "DJX" <megamansuperior@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 8:42 PM
Subject: [ddots-l] Re: AW: Re: Is a sempler useble for blind people?


> Ah, try this: copy and paste it if you like:
>
> <region> sample=chime.wav pitch_keycenter=c4
>
> You need the <region> tag, it specifies a new region on the keyboard, the
> sample=... Is self explanatory, and the pitch_keycenter=... Is not 
> necessary
> if you specify a key, but if you are mapping across the entire keyboard
> (which is not a good idea to do with a single sample) this tag specifies
> which key plays the original sample at its original pitch...
> Now save this file as test.sfz, not txt, sfz.
> Put it on the same directory as your chime.wav file, in the sfz player,
> using the jaws cursor, arrow to coordinates x (left and right arrow) 196 
> (or
> somewhere close to that) and y (up and down arrows) 113 (also somewhere
> close to this).  Then you can left click and a dialog for opening files
> comes up, navigate to the file you created, press enter on it, and it 
> should
> work!  If you can't find the file, make sure you check and that the final
> extension is .sfz, not .txt, notepad usually appends it on the files it
> creates, so if I were you  I'd rename it.
>
> If you can't get it to work, let me know, and we can probably do a voice
> convo, as there are small details that need to be worked out, but which
> e-mail just make harder...
>
> HTH, DJX
>
>
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> From: ddots-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:ddots-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> On
> Behalf Of David Eagle
> Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 8:06 AM
> To: ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [ddots-l] Re: AW: Re: Is a sempler useble for blind people?
>
> Hi, thanks for helping. This is what I have done. I opened notepad and 
> typed
>
> in the following:
> sample=chime.wav
>
> The file is obviously called chime.wav. ON the website, it mentions other
> parameters that can be typed in, though I assumed that simply typing in 
> the
> wave file name would trigger all over the keyboard. Is this right? I then
> saved my txt file in the same folder as my wave file. I don't know how to
> use the jaws cursor with soundfonts but I did insert the rjc SFZ DXI in to
> sonar as a softsynth.
>
> Thanks
>
>
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> From: "DJX" <megamansuperior@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 9:22 AM
> Subject: [ddots-l] Re: AW: Re: Is a sempler useble for blind people?
>
>
>>O yes the good old sound forge midi triggers...if you still wanna go that
>> route, try checking midi imputs and outputs in soundforge, maybe in
>> options?
>> I'm not sure, never tried it myself, though I will get around to it
>> sometime...
>> However the site I gave is the sfz format site, sfz is a new sample
>> format,
>> like giga, soundfont, halion etc, which you use a text editor like
>> notepda,
>> write your samples definitions, place the samples along with the
>> definition
>> file in a directory, and load the definition file in to the sfz player,
>> which ships with sonar 5 but which is also available on the sfz site, 
>> then
>> your samples will trigger from your midi device, depending on how you
>> defined them in the definition file.  It was made for ppl like myself and
>> many others, who are half musicians, half programmers etc lol, once you
>> learn the concept of the tags and how to use them you will be on your 
>> way,
>> if you need help with it, let me know and we can do a little talk on
>> something, me you and whoever else is interested in this sfz stuff, I
>> heard
>> of it fro Gorden Kent, and from there I flew with it, however I'm sure he
>> can also give you guys a hand on whatever I don't know...
>> The advantage of sfz is that it's a text based coding standard, so we
>> don't
>> have to go using the mouse to edit parameters on unaccessible sampler
>> screens, we can write tags and values to controll envelopes filters and
>> anything else we like!
>> If ya got more questions, fire away!
>>
>> HTH, DJX
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ddots-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:ddots-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>> On
>> Behalf Of David Eagle
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 5:33 PM
>> To: ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [ddots-l] Re: AW: Re: Is a sempler useble for blind people?
>>
>> Hi, thanks for the information. My mind is boggling. I will try and
>> explain
>> what I know.
>>
>> I have sound forge on my computer as well as sonar. I understand in sound
>> forge there is a way of inserting and creating regions and I have
>> attempted
>> to work it out to play samples via my keyboard. For example, I have a 
>> wave
>> file loaded up called chime.wav. It is a single bell chime sound. I then
>> select all with control A. I then go to insert region. it says name 01. I
>> keep it at that. It has the start time, finish time, and length of my
>> sample. I then select "Midi note on play" as I assume this is what I 
>> want.
>
>> I
>>
>> then press ok. I then play the keyboard and nothing happens. Obviously
>> this
>> what I am doing is totally wrong, but I don't understand what the website
>> you pointed  me to is saying. It explains what to do but not in which
>> program.
>>
>> Sorry for my ignorance. I am grateful for the help.
>>
>>
>> _________________
>> David Eagle
>> www.soundclick.com/davideagle
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "DJX" <megamansuperior@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 11:17 PM
>> Subject: [ddots-l] Re: AW: Re: Is a sempler useble for blind people?
>>
>>
>>> Hey, go to:
>>> http://www.rgcaudio.com/sfzformat.htm
>>> Read up on it, and then shoot the questions over my way, I'm we'll be
>>> able
>>> to help you.  It's really a great sampler/sampling format, I use it all
>>> the
>>> time!
>>>
>>> HTH, DJX
>>>
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>>> From: ddots-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:ddots-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>>> On
>>> Behalf Of David Eagle
>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 9:09 AM
>>> To: ddots-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [ddots-l] Re: AW: Re: Is a sempler useble for blind people?
>>>
>>> Hi! I am very keen to develop music using samplers. So far I have had to
>>> use
>>>
>>> my bad quality mono sampler on my keyboard. Can you explain how to get 
>>> my
>>> wave files in to the SFZ format. I would be emencely greatful if you
>>> could
>>> help with this as I have been trying to trigger waves or convert to midi
>>> for
>>>
>>> ages.
>>>
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