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Audio-to-MIDI Conversion
By Don Cox

Ellsworth Johnson asked:

> Can someone explain what would be required in the hardware and
> software to take an analog audio signal of a solo piano from a
> CD or LP phono record and create a MIDI file of that?

There is a program called Akoff Music Composer which claims to do what
you want, including recognising chords:

You would need to record the analog signal to your hard drive as a WAV
file first.  Almost any sound card can do this, usually with a utility
which comes with the card, or with Goldwave:

Both of these are low cost, and I think there is a free version of


Don Cox

(Message sent Tue 27 Aug 2002, 12:44:51 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

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