asked May 10 at 17:21 by giacecco (36)

edited May 10 at 17:23

I am using a combination of multi-note and the diatonic transposer to play Cmaj diatonic chords in a 1 - 7 - 3 - 5 voicing (multi-note set to -24 -1 +3 +7, transposer to Cmaj) in Bitwig 3.1.3 like in the picture here.

By observing the keyboard in Arturia Piano v2, however, I can see that when playing fast, the 7th is sometimes missing.

I get the same issue if I use a piano in Kontakt, e.g. Alicia's Keys. Any ideas?


I've never tried those devices before.. :-D

Trying to replicate your setup, using Pianoteq, to me it looks like it happens on dirty double stroke or legato notes where the second produces notes which are already getting played. Never happens on staccato notes.

This means that the already played notes are not stroked again so when you release them they disappear.

If this is your case too, I guess it cannot really be called a bug,

Maybe you might ask to if they implement an "always stroke" option, maybe?



answered May 10 at 21:51 by fsciarra62 (1.0k)

Thanks Fabrizio and sorry to get back to you so late.

When playing legato two keys that - once transposed - make the same note, the first note does not have the time to decay and causes that strange effect. However why would you say that it is not bug? Doesn't look like a feature top me! If the diatonic transposer's objective is to "converge" bad non-diatonic playing to diatonic, this outcome is just meaningless.

  — (May 22 at 11:15) giacecco

I have found a simpler way to reproduce the issue. This recording is what happens when playing C, C# and D in quick sequence with the diatonic transposer set for Cmaj . The C# is transformed into D, but the D note of the D key is just truncated. There's nothing useful about this behaviour, right?


answered May 22 at 11:16 by giacecco (36)

edited May 22 at 11:17

Hi giacecco. Actually the record is single notes piano. By the way I understood what you were talking about. Well, as I've told you, the problem is that those notes should be "stroked" again and played legato. But I guess they are not recognized as "same" because the transposer happens after the multi-note so the "foreign" notes are constrained, not really "played". I don't know. I understand your need. I think you should ask the developers. Write to Fabrizio

  — (May 22 at 12:34) fsciarra62

I wrote to the developers, thanks!

  — (May 22 at 12:43) giacecco

Giacecco, I've done it too. If you want to have some fun, set up the multi-note to +0 and +3 only, then constrain the diatonic to major C, then play B flat legato to B. Ciao! Fabrizio

  — (May 22 at 12:52) fsciarra62

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