Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Pianoteq
Latest Pianoteq add-on instrument: U4 upright piano
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano Accessories
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1033183 - 11/24/08 11:32 AM Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Seaside_Lee Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/19/04
Posts: 2162
Loc: Blackpool, UK
Hi folks

I have had a request for the midi file of my recital performance.

I didn't know you could do this but, apparently it is possible to make some sheet music from the midi. Amazingly it was still there in the memory of the keyboard.

So, if anyone else can do this sort of thing and would like it too here is the link.

What A Wonderful World midi file [click]

There is a slight rhythm blooper (as always with me) in the middle so I'm not sure how that will come across in the sheet music.

Infact, if anyone does convert it? I'd love to see what I look like on paper ;\)


Lee

Top
(ads P/S)
Petrof Pianos

piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#1033184 - 11/24/08 11:44 AM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Ragtime Clown Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 01/03/08
Posts: 684
Loc: Ireland
Lee, I can convert midi to sheet music quite easily using Sibelius 5. There are other software programmes that are capable of doing this also like Notation Musician but Sibelius is best!

http://www.notation.com/Download.htm

Top
#1033185 - 11/24/08 12:20 PM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Seaside_Lee Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/19/04
Posts: 2162
Loc: Blackpool, UK
Thanks RC I shall check it out...kinda cool I guess to see how easy or hard I am to play LOL


Lee

Top
#1033186 - 11/24/08 02:47 PM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Ragtime Clown Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 01/03/08
Posts: 684
Loc: Ireland
Lee, I was told by my previous teacher that things look much more difficult on paper than it is playing them. It is true.

I have downloaded your midi and will have a look later.

Is Mike back at PM or is he still out?

Top
#1033187 - 11/24/08 05:01 PM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Serge88 Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/27/06
Posts: 775
Loc: Canada
RC, great if you can have a workable sheet music, I tried my midi performance using noteworthy software and it was a real mess but I know Sibelius is a lot more powerful.

Serge
_________________________

“Being able to hear recorded music freed up loads of musicians that couldn't necessarily afford to learn to read or write music. With recording, it was emancipation for the people.”
-Keith Richards


Top
#1033188 - 11/24/08 05:04 PM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Seaside_Lee Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/19/04
Posts: 2162
Loc: Blackpool, UK
Hi Serge

Ahem, mine will probably just look a mess anyways LOL

Yes RC, Mike is around a lot more now \:\)


Lee \:\)

Top
#1033189 - 11/24/08 05:24 PM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
munkeegutz Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/22/08
Posts: 63
Loc: Orlando, FL
actually I find midiillustrator maestro is by far the most powerful midi-to-sheet music converter out there... I love it! I'll make a copy later tonight.

Top
#1033190 - 11/24/08 05:38 PM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Seaside_Lee Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/19/04
Posts: 2162
Loc: Blackpool, UK
Hi munkee

Good luck with it, maybe one day I'll hear you play it - now that would blow my mind!!! LOL


Lee \:D

Top
#1033191 - 11/24/08 06:30 PM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Ragtime Clown Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 01/03/08
Posts: 684
Loc: Ireland
Lee, I sent you a screen dump of Wonderful World to your private email address.

Top
#1033192 - 11/24/08 06:43 PM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Seaside_Lee Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/19/04
Posts: 2162
Loc: Blackpool, UK
Got it thanks...blimey RC I could never play that!! :p

Lee \:\)

Top
#1033193 - 11/25/08 01:22 AM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Ragtime Clown Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 01/03/08
Posts: 684
Loc: Ireland
For the record,Lee your midi file conversion would probably need some work to bring it to a final 'sheet music' standard however its a good starting point. With Sibelius, you can play the midi and monitor the score and edit it.

I am not competent enough yet to identify everything that is happening in sheet music but I could play Wonder World better and in a shorter period of time from sheet music than by ear. However, I could play it by ear faster than from sheet music.

Top
#1033194 - 11/26/08 01:54 AM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
munkeegutz Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/22/08
Posts: 63
Loc: Orlando, FL
yeah I ran it through midiillustrator and finale and it's just 14 pages of utter madness. It dosent seem like any midi-to-sheet programs handle the arpeggiated (is that the right word? I havent had proper lessons in ages) chords. They break the chords up into a bunch of tied eighth notes and sixteenth notes and (in some cases) 32nd's. I could try and fix it up but its really not worth it haha.

It's an excellent lesson in playing by ear though. Its really nice to look at the chords in the original sheet music and see what a talented musician turns it into.

Edit: oh and thanks for the warm welcome seaside!

Top
#1033195 - 11/26/08 08:33 PM Re: Midi File of What a Wonderful World
Seaside_Lee Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/19/04
Posts: 2162
Loc: Blackpool, UK
Hi munkee

Utter madness huh? now there's a surprise! LOL

The cool thing is that I only think simple when I play it - all the fancy stuff is played by a little piano playing alien that sits inside of my body!! (he just does his own thing! )

Because he's an alien he hasn't quite grasped rhythm totally but, he's getting there-ish? (so I just blame him! )


Lee \:\)

Top

Moderator:  BB Player, casinitaly 
What's Hot!!
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Interesting books about the piano, pianists, piano history, biographies, memoirs and more!
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Download & Print Sheet Music Instantly
sheet music search
sheet music search

sheet music search
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
162 registered (accordeur, alfredo capurso, 36251, Almaviva, 46 invisible), 1771 Guests and 37 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
74300 Members
42 Forums
153683 Topics
2252743 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Piano Cover of Luke Bryan "Drink a Beer"
by Zach Evans
56 minutes 29 seconds ago
Boris Slutsky to perform at PianoCraft on May 3
by Keith D Kerman
Today at 05:06 PM
Boris Slutsky to perform at PianoCraft May 3
by Keith D Kerman
Today at 05:05 PM
Hi Mr S-H and all
by Seaside_Lee
Today at 04:13 PM
A Steinway for under 1,500...
by Juln
Today at 04:09 PM
(ads by Google)

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission