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.
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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
Pro Tools Mixing and Masteringwith Brian Lee White10h 32m Intermediate
Music Editing for TV and Film in Pro Toolswith Skye 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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