This reference holds a number of articles, which gives an initial understanding of MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface). This understanding will help when creating and editing MIDI and Yamaha keyboard style files.

This reference is in now way meant to be a complete guide to MIDI. For this purpose please check the MIDI Resources section at the Documents - Specifications page.

Please mail me for questions, comments and suggestions for extending this reference. Thank you.

Parts

• 1. MIDI - Introduction
• 2. MIDI - The basic concept
• 3. MIDI - The structure
• 4. MIDI - Messages
• 5. MIDI - Files
• 6. General MIDI Voice List
• 7. General MIDI Percussion Key Map
• 8. General MIDI Voices - Natural Range
• 9. MIDI - Controller List
• 10. MIDI - Message List
• 11. MIDI - Hex Numbers
• 12. MIDI - Audio to MIDI