How do I play more than one sound file concurrently with audioDeviceWriter?
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Is it possible to play more than one sound file at the same time using audioDeviceWriter? I am using the following snippet of code to play note recordings when midi keys are pressed:
msgs = midireceive(app.device1);
for i = 1:numel(msgs)
msg = msgs(i);
if isNoteOn(msg) == true && msg.Velocity > 0
% select note file
if msg.Note == 48
app.fileReader = dsp.AudioFileReader('OrganArchive\Processed Audio\Swell\Oboe\Audio\Close\C1\S.wav');
app.fileReader = dsp.AudioFileReader('OrganArchive\Processed Audio\Swell\Oboe\Audio\Close\A2\S.wav');
% Play sound
while ~isDone(app.fileReader) && msg.Velocity > 0
audioData = app.fileReader();
if msg.Velocity == 0 || isNoteOff(msg) == true
My problem is that when more than one key is pressed, they are played one after the other rather than at the same time. How can I get them to play together?
Thanks in advance and please don't hesitate to ask any questions.
Ignas Laude on 15 Apr 2021
Check this out https://www.mathworks.com/help/audio/ref/audioplayerrecorder-system-object.html
Jimmy Lapierre on 3 May 2021
If you use audioDeviceWriter (or audioPlayerRecorder), you need to manage each frame yourself, including adding any signals that need to be played at the same time. You might also need to break down your sound into smaller frames for your player to be more responsive.
It might be easier to use sound, which can play multiple sounds at the same time. Or audioplayer, if you maintain multiple copies of the object.