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    Controlling Sounds in JAVA

    I need to have 11 sounds in an interactive bagpipe demonstration (notes played at certain times): 9 melody sounds and 2 different drone sounds..

    I would like to have 3 sounds playing all at once: both drones and the melody notes.

    Not only would I like certain sounds to be played, I would like to have control over their tone (pitch bend) to sharpen or flatten them. This way I can simulate it being naturally out of tune at certain times.

    I can either record the sounds I need and provide 11 wav/mp3 files (short and loopable), or I can use a MIDI soundbank to generate the sounds. Recording the sounds are no problem, but I have no idea how to use MIDI sounds: how to generate them, how to control them, how to sequence them, where to find the bagpipe chanter/drone sounds within the soundbank, etc..

    Are there functions available to do what I need with pre-recorded sounds? Or will I have to use MIDI?

    Thanks!

    -Matthew

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    JLayer from http://javazoom.com will let you play mp3 files, but I don't know how easily you can play multiple files and I know you won't be changing pitch of the sound very easily. Not without knowing how PCM data works. MIDI might be easier.

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    I found a WAV to MIDI converter..!

    So, if my source is now MIDI, what are the JAVA commands to change it's pitch? I find references, but never the actual code or how it's used..

    -Matthew

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