This HOWTO is an expansion of the MIDI-SB mini-HOWTO written by Hideki Saito. Many thanks for his contribution to the Linux community.
This HOWTO now contains Frank Barknecht's 'HOWTO Use MIDI Sequencers With Softsynths'. Many thanks Frank.
Many of the code samples contained in this HOWTO originated from the Linux Audio Developers (LAD) mailinglist. Many thanks to them for allowing their inclusion.