Gotchas when converting midi to Sonic Pi

I have added a thrid article on the subject of converting music.xml/midi files for use with Sonic Pi, which gives some practical points to look out for when using the conversion script. It will not make much sense unless you have read the first two article beforehand

You can find it here

The first article is here

The second article is here

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Converting MusicXML or midi files to work with Sonic Pi

Recently I came across a Japanese user Hiroshi TACHIBANA who has produced a script running under the Processing app which is able to convert MusicXML files into a format that Sonic Pi can play. I have spent some time using and amending this script, and find it very useful in transcribing music to run on Sonic Pi, that I might not otherwise have done, because of the time taken to type in all the notes and their durations.

I have written two articles about this. In the first one I use the sample Japanese piece that Hiroshi was using the script to convert, and in the second I introduce the amendments that I have made to the script, and walk through the conversion of a simple piece to illustrate its features. I also give a download link to several pieces that I have converted, both the midi, MuseScore and Sonic Pi versions, so that you can try them out yourself

The first article is here
The second article is here