Join David Franz for an in-depth discussion in this video Recording multiple MIDI tracks with one virtual instrument, part of Pro Tools 10 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…
- Exploring the Pro Tools interface
- Selecting inputs, outputs, and busses
- Understanding signal paths and gain stages
- Setting up Pro Tools hardware and software properly
- Importing audio from multiple sources
- Recording and editing audio and MIDI
- Adjusting time, tempo, meter, key, and chord in arrangements
- Mixing and mastering a session
- Setting up an effects loop
- Importing and displaying video
- Adding music, Foley, ADR, and FX
- Archiving a session
Skill Level Beginner
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Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith RIAN SKYE G LEWIN3h 30m Intermediate
Audio for Film and Video with Pro Toolswith Scott Hirsch5h 9m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Learning the Interface
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
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