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Looking for chord recogntion software
« on: July 27, 2012, 08:47:51 AM »

Greetings Tribe!

I have some MIDI files I'm looking to make into lead sheets for a small group I'm working with.  Unfortunately, there's no chord symbols attached to the transcriptions and my theory is not strong enough to do it on my own.  Several fruitless days of searching have left me very frustrated.  I'm looking for a program where I can import a MIDI file, play it, and the software will fill in the chord symbols for me.  I know such programming exists; can anyone point me to a source?  Thanks!

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Re: Looking for chord recogntion software
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2012, 09:58:18 AM »

The gold standard there is Sibelius.  http://www.sibelius.com/products/sibelius/7/compose_edit.html

It's not cheap but they do have a free trial.
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Re: Looking for chord recogntion software
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2012, 02:01:32 PM »

Garageband for the macs will allow you to input the midi file, you can assign an instrument to it, and click a button in the program and it will show you the notes on sheet music.  It is cool, and it comes standard with the OS for mac.

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Re: Looking for chord recogntion software
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2012, 12:11:31 PM »

If your familiar with python this library could help you: http://chordrecognizer.sourceforge.net/
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