Percussion

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  1. Tebril

    Tebril New Member

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    How do I add percussion to my music? When I go to the list of instruments in Noteworthy, it doesn't show it.
  2. Zandro

    Zandro New Member

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    For percussion, start a new track on channel 10 (the default MIDI percussion channel) and use the following keys on a General MIDI keyboard for the corresponding instruments.

    Code:
    B 2/35 Acoustic Bass Drum
    C 3/36 Bass Drum 1
    Db3/37 Side Stick
    D 3/38 Acoustic Snare
    Eb3/39 Hand Clap
    E 3/40 Electric Snare
    F 3/41 Low Floor Tom
    F#3/42 Closed Hi-hat
    G 3/43 High Floor Tom
    G#3/44 Pedal Hi-hat
    A 3/45 Low Tom
    Bb3/46 Open Hi-hat
    B 3/47 Low Mid Tom
    C 4/48 Hi Mid Tom
    Db4/49 Crash Cymbal 1
    D 4/50 High Tom
    Eb4/51 Ride Cymbal 1
    E 4/52 Chinese Cymbal
    F 4/53 Ride Bell
    F#4/54 Tambourine
    G 4/55 Splash Cymbal
    G#4/56 Cowbell
    A 4/57 Crash Cymbal 2
    Bb4/58 Vibraslap
    B 4/59 Ride Cymbal 2
    C 5/60 Hi Bongo
    Db5/61 Low Bongo
    D 5/62 Mute Hi Cuica
    Eb5/63 Open Hi Cuica
    E 5/64 Low Conga
    F 5/65 High Timbale
    F#5/66 Low Timbale
    G 5/67 High Agogo
    G#5/68 Low Agogo
    A 5/69 Cabasa
    Bb5/70 Maracas
    B 5/71 Short Whistle
    C 6/72 Long Whistle
    Db6/73 Short Guiro
    D 6/74 Long Guiro
    Eb6/75 Claves
    E 6/76 Hi Wood Block
    F 6/77 Low Wood Block
    F#6/78 Mute Cuica
    G 6/79 Open Cuica
    G#6/80 Mute Triangle
    A 6/81 Open Triangle
    
    These percussive instruments are available in different fashions in different drum kits. Depending on what synthesizer you have, some or most of these kits will not be available. The most common drum kits are marked with an asterisk.

    Code:
    *000 Standard 1
    001 Standard 2
    002 Dry
    003 Bright
    004 Skim
    005 Slim
    006 Rogue
    007 Hob
    *008 Room
    009 Dark Room
    *016 Power/Rock
    *024 Electronic
    *025 TR-808
    026 Dance 1
    027 Dance 2
    028 Hip Hop
    029 Jungle
    030 TR-909/Apogee
    031 Perigee
    *032 Jazz
    *040 Brush
    *048 Orchestral
    049 Ethnic
    052 Asia
    *056 SFX
    064 Tramp
    065 Amber
    066 Coffin
    *127 CM64/32
    
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2003
  3. tavenger5

    tavenger5 Mr Admin Guy Staff Member Admin

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    Nice write up :thumbsup:
  4. Zandro

    Zandro New Member

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    Thank you!

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