chapter  4
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MIDI: connecting instruments together

Overview Chapters 2 and 3 have introduced the ways in which sound can be produced in electronic instruments. This gives an indication of the way in which the voice of such instruments can be produced. However, this says nothing about the way in which the voice is controlled. Any viable instrument needs a performance interface through which a musician can play it. This chapter considers one popular means of achieving this musical task.