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#! /usr/bin/env python3
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
Copyright 2022, Nils Hilbricht, Germany ( )
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A helper module to quickly generate some cbox patterns and notes with lilypond and simple functions.
This is mostly meant for development and testing.
#Standard Library Modules
import re
from typing import Dict
#Third Party Modules
from template.calfbox import cbox
#Template Modules
from . import pitch
from .duration import DB, DL, D1, D2, D4, D8, D16, D32, D64, D128
lyToMidi:Dict[str,int] = {} #filled for all pitches on startup, below
for lyPitchString, _pitch in pitch.ly2pitch.items():
octOffset = (pitch.octave(_pitch) +1) * 12 #twelve tones per midi octave
lyToMidi[lyPitchString] = octOffset + pitch.halfToneDistanceFromC(_pitch)
lyToTicks = {
"16" : D16,
"8" : D8,
"4" : D4,
"2" : D2,
"1" : D1,
def ly(lilypondString:str):
"""Take string of simple lilypond notes, return midi pitches as generator of (pitch, ticks)"""
lastDur = "4"
for lyNote in lilypondString.split(" "):
lyPitch, lyDur = re.split(r'(\d+)', lyNote)[0:2]
lastDur = lyDur
except ValueError:
lyPitch = re.split(r'(\d+)', lyNote)[0]
lyDur = lastDur
yield (lyToMidi[lyPitch], lyToTicks[lyDur])
def pattern(lilypondString:str, channel, velocity:int=100):
#Return (pbytes, durationInTicks)
Return a cbox pattern
a python byte data type with midi data for cbox.
Channel is 1-16."""
#cbox.Pattern.serialize_event(position, midibyte1 (noteon), midibyte2(pitch), midibyte3(velocity))
channel -= 1
patternBlob = bytes()
tickCounter = 0
for midiPitch, durationInTicks in ly(lilypondString):
endTick = tickCounter + durationInTicks - 1 #-1 ticks to create a small logical gap. This is nothing compared to our tick value dimensions, but it is enough for the midi protocol to treat two notes as separate ones. Imporant to say that this does NOT affect the next note on. This will be mathematically correct anyway.
patternBlob += cbox.Pattern.serialize_event(tickCounter, 0x90+channel, midiPitch, velocity) # note on
patternBlob += cbox.Pattern.serialize_event(endTick, 0x80+channel, midiPitch, velocity) # note off
tickCounter = tickCounter + durationInTicks #no -1 for the next note
pattern = cbox.Document.get_song().pattern_from_blob(patternBlob, tickCounter)
#return patternBlob, startTick
return pattern