MIDIMIDI is a computing/audio standard that represents music in digital format. MIDI (almost like a protocol) allows electronic devices to operate together to produce a synchronised sound. A MIDI signal contains no actual sound but indicates for example, which key, how hard and how long a specific key is pressed on the keyboard, or shows the effect of altering the sound controls such as vibrato, modulation or portemento on the sound.
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