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It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing

My NWC swings (even when it shouldn't...)!  ;D

To make a long story short, I had to remove my old faithful SB live (vintage 1999) from my PC (win XP) and re-enable the built-in audio interface whose audio quality is scarce.
But that's not the worst.
I also lost the two e-mu HW synth and the MIDI interface (I had to buy a USB-MIDI converter).
At the moment I reverted to (horribile dictu!) "SW Microsoft GS Wavetable".

With my great surprise I discovered that sometimes, even if the CPU load is ridiculous (1..2%), the MIDI beat is irregular.
In some cases I heard two notes of 1/8 played as 1/4 + 1/8 tripletized that's exactly what is done to give swing to a piece!
Problem: Mozart scores don't need it!  >:(

I'm really shocked.
I need to investigate.
For example, I'm still not sure if the problem is present also with the MIDI output or only with SW synth.

P.S. What a pity Bass is available only in the viewer and not in NWC.

Re: It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing

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I really didn't understand how an why, but it seems that the problem is only bound to "SW Microsoft GS Wavetable".
One more good reason to forget it..