Making MIDI Music with my electric piano and iPad

by Marcel Garus · 2021-12-29 · 1 minute read · available at mgar.us/midi-music

I've played piano for a long time, but only recently discovered that my electric piano has a MIDI port at the back! Using it is a lot of fun: By connecting the piano to my iPad, I can play music through the iPad. This allows me to change instruments, and record and arrange music.

Piano connected to the iPad via MIDI

Here's how arrangements looks like in the GarageBand app:

Screenshot of GarageBand on my iPad

Of course, some instruments (such as oboe or violin) sound bad, but percussion and plucked instruments generally have a good sampling quality.

Here is an example song making use of different keyboards, drumpads, and effects:

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