are four options for note conventions in the "Misc" menu: "English" (default),
"French", "Indian" and "Key numbers". The convention is saved in the
"-se.<filename>" settings, the name of which may appear on top of a
grammar or data file. The default convention is saved in "-se.startu
the convention brings to front a keyboard dialog, for instance the one shown
Fig.1 (French-Italian convention).
the note convention to "French-Italian"
selected names will be the ones used for displaying items. Alternate names
(e.g. "reb" instead of "do#") are also recognised when parsing grammars, data
or scripts. The selection of names is saved in the "-se.<filename> "
are numbered as per the convention:
C = C4 = do3 = sa4 = MIDI key number 60
A4 = la3 = dha4 = 440Hz, then C0 (MIDI key 12) is approximately 16Hz whereas C1
or do1 (MIDI key 24) comes to about 32Hz (
do grave du violoncelle
Since these frequencies are low, MIDI keys 0 to 31 are rarely used for tonal
data, but they might be reserved to other types of messages. The octave
starting with MIDI key 0 is notated:
the one starting with MIDI key 12 is notated:
convention was not the same in previous versions of BP2. See §4.8 for