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MIDI Makes The Mainstream on Jeopardy

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In April 2020, the United States Library of Congress selected MIDI.org for inclusion in the historic collection of Internet materials related to the Professional Organizations for Performing Arts Web Archive. But in 2022, MIDI went mainstream as a question on Jeopardy and one of three contestants got the answer right.  Heather, you are our her...

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MIDI - The Music Education Tool K-12 Can't Live Without: New Benchmarks for Chromebooks

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Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) is the technical standard for connecting electronic musical instruments and computers to record, edit, and playback music.Created in 1983 and 40 years later, it is still essential in music education because playing any keyboard note can generate: Notation Pitch Velocity Panning Vibrato Clock Signals Key P...

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The MIDI Association Announces MIDI 2.0 Development Tools

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MIDI Association announces global initiative by over 50 MIDI Association companies to prototype MIDI 2.0.  The MIDI Association has released details of the ongoing, industry-wide initiative by over 50 MIDI Association companies to develop MIDI 2.0 products and services. Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, MIDI Associati...

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Erae Touch Polyphonic MIDI Controller

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A new French company EMBODME launched a KickStarter on October 14 for their new  Polyphonic MIDI Controller, the Erae Touch.  Here's what they have to say about it, Super Sensitive & Reactive 1000 nerves in a backlit muscle padwith blazing fast aquisition speed, grasping every nuances, every articulations with...

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Vote for the 2021 Guthman Musical Instrument Competition Finalists

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We love the Guthman Musical Instrument Competition!  Last year the three winners of the Guthman were all MIDI controllers and we interviewed them in one of our our May Is MIDI 2019 webinars.  May Is MIDI Month 2019 Webinar: Guthman Musical Instrument Design -   Guthman Musical Instrument Design CompetitionMay 11, 2019 at 7P...

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