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  • Midi instruments

    Standard MIDI protocols allow notes to be easily played on 128 different instruments. These are grouped into 16 catagories according to type, as shown below. Click to listen...

    Piano
    0 Acoustic Grand Piano
    1 Bright Acoustic Piano
    2 Electric Grand Piano
    3 Honky-tonk Piano
    4 Electric Piano 1
    5 Electric Piano 2
    6 Harpsichord
    7 Clavinet
    Chromatic Percussion
    8 Celesta
    9 Glockenspiel
    10 Music Box
    11 Vibraphone
    12 Marimba
    13 Xylophone
    14 Tubular Bells
    15 Dulcimer
    Organ
    16 Drawbar Organ
    17 Percussive Organ
    18 Rock Organ
    19 Church Organ
    20 Reed Organ
    21 Accordion
    22 Harmonica
    23 Tango Accordion
    Guitar
    24 Acoustic Guitar (nylon)
    25 Acoustic Guitar (steel)
    26 Electric Guitar (jazz)
    27 Electric Guitar (clean)
    28 Electric Guitar (muted)
    29 Overdriven Guitar
    30 Distortion Guitar
    31 Guitar harmonics
    Bass
    32 Acoustic Bass
    33 Electric Bass (finger)
    34 Electric Bass (pick)
    35 Fretless Bass
    36 Slap Bass 1
    37 Slap Bass 2
    38 Synth Bass 1
    39 Synth Bass 2
    Strings
    40 Violin
    41 Viola
    42 Cello
    43 Contrabass
    44 Tremolo Strings
    45 Pizzicato Strings
    46 Orchestral Harp
    47 Timpani
    Ensemble
    48 String Ensemble 1
    49 String Ensemble 2
    50 Synth Strings 1
    51 Synth Strings 2
    52 Choir Aahs
    53 Voice Oohs
    54 Synth Voice
    55 Orchestra Hit
    Brass
    56 Trumpet
    57 Trombone
    58 Tuba
    59 Muted Trumpet
    60 French Horn
    61 Brass Section
    62 Synth Brass 1
    63 Synth Brass 2
    Reed
    64 Soprano Sax
    65 Alto Sax
    66 Tenor Sax
    67 Baritone Sax
    68 Oboe
    69 English Horn
    70 Bassoon
    71 Clarinet
    Pipe
    72 Piccolo
    73 Flute
    74 Recorder
    75 Pan Flute
    76 Blown Bottle
    77 Shakuhachi
    78 Whistle
    79 Ocarina
    Synth Lead
    80 Lead 1 (square)
    81 Lead 2 (sawtooth)
    82 Lead 3 (calliope)
    83 Lead 4 (chiff)
    84 Lead 5 (charang)
    85 Lead 6 (voice)
    86 Lead 7 (fifths)
    87 Lead 8 (bass + lead)
    Synth Pad
    88 Pad 1 (new age)
    89 Pad 2 (warm)
    90 Pad 3 (polysynth)
    91 Pad 4 (choir)
    92 Pad 5 (bowed)
    93 Pad 6 (metallic)
    94 Pad 7 (halo)
    95 Pad 8 (sweep)
    Synth Effects
    96 FX 1 (rain)
    97 FX 2 (soundtrack)
    98 FX 3 (crystal)
    99 FX 4 (atmosphere)
    100 FX 5 (brightness)
    101 FX 6 (goblins)
    102 FX 7 (echoes)
    103 FX 8 (sci-fi)
    Ethnic
    104 Sitar
    105 Banjo
    106 Shamisen
    107 Koto
    108 Kalimba
    109 Bag pipe
    110 Fiddle
    111 Shanai
    Percussive
    112 Tinkle Bell
    113 Agogo
    114 Steel Drums
    115 Woodblock
    116 Taiko Drum
    117 Melodic Tom
    118 Synth Drum
    119 Reverse Cymbal
    Sound Effects
    120 Guitar Fret Noise
    121 Breath Noise
    122 Seashore
    123 Bird Tweet
    124 Telephone Ring
    125 Helicopter
    126 Applause
    127 Gunshot


    Written by Mark Temple, School of Science and Health, Western Sydney University