A MIDI event that carries the MIDI stop message tells a MIDI slave device to stop playback.
This message belongs to the category of MIDI system realtime messages.
This message consists of a single byte of data. This byte is the status byte and has a value of 0xFC.
The position at which playback stops is remembered so that the MIDI continue message can be used to resume playback.
See also:Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)