Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Recording multiple MIDI tracks with one virtual instrument, part of Pro Tools 9 Essential Training.
In this video, I am going to show you how to record multiple MIDI tracks…utilizing just one virtual instrument by making use of MIDI channels.…As you can see here in the Mix window, I have got four MIDI tracks right here,…one stereo aux track and a stereo master fader.…On each of the MIDI tracks, I have set the outputs to different MIDI channels,…all going to the same Xpand2 plug-in.…Xpand2 plug-in is inserted on the auxiliary track, and I've chosen channel 1, 2,…3, and 4 for these tracks respectively.…
So, all four of these tracks are routed through the Xpand2 plug-in on…the auxiliary track.…And the plug-in is open right here, and you can see each instrument is assigned…to these different MIDI channels within Xpand2.…We have the MIDI channel 1 is going to be the jazz samba drumbeat, MIDI channel…2 is a double bass, MIDI channel 3 is trumpets, and MIDI channel 4 is a piano.…So we've got a whole band going on here, and if we switch over to the Edit…window, you can see that I have already got some MIDI data in here.…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Choosing a playback engine and other settings
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Arranging a session
- Writing and editing automation
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Using automatic delay compensation
- Bouncing down a mix as an MP3
- Importing and displaying video
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
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Mixing and Mastering with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White9h 18m Intermediate
Pro Tools: Audio for Film and Videowith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Set Up in Pro Tools 9
2. Learning the Interface
3. Importing into Pro Tools
4. Recording Audio
5. Editing Audio
6. Arranging a Session
7. Recording MIDI Data
8. Editing MIDI
11. Mixing and Mastering
12. Working with Video
Archiving an entire session4m 22s
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