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
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye Lewin3h 30m Intermediate
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Toolswith Brian Lee White9h 18m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith 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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