A.6 MIDI instruments

The following is a list of names that can be used for the midiInstrument property. Each is presented with its number among the General MIDI Standard’s 128 Program Numbers.

1   acoustic grand2   bright acoustic3   electric grand
4   honky-tonk5   electric piano 16   electric piano 2
7   harpsichord8   clav9   celesta
10   glockenspiel11   music box12   vibraphone
13   marimba14   xylophone15   tubular bells
16   dulcimer17   drawbar organ18   percussive organ
19   rock organ20   church organ21   reed organ
22   accordion23   harmonica24   concertina
25   acoustic guitar (nylon)26   acoustic guitar (steel)27   electric guitar (jazz)
28   electric guitar (clean)29   electric guitar (muted)30   overdriven guitar
31   distorted guitar32   guitar harmonics33   acoustic bass
34   electric bass (finger)35   electric bass (pick)36   fretless bass
37   slap bass 138   slap bass 239   synth bass 1
40   synth bass 241   violin42   viola
43   cello44   contrabass45   tremolo strings
46   pizzicato strings47   orchestral harp48   timpani
49   string ensemble 150   string ensemble 251   synthstrings 1
52   synthstrings 253   choir aahs54   voice oohs
55   synth voice56   orchestra hit57   trumpet
58   trombone59   tuba60   muted trumpet
61   french horn62   brass section63   synthbrass 1
64   synthbrass 265   soprano sax66   alto sax
67   tenor sax68   baritone sax69   oboe
70   english horn71   bassoon72   clarinet
73   piccolo74   flute75   recorder
76   pan flute77   blown bottle78   shakuhachi
79   whistle80   ocarina81   lead 1 (square)
82   lead 2 (sawtooth)83   lead 3 (calliope)84   lead 4 (chiff)
85   lead 5 (charang)86   lead 6 (voice)87   lead 7 (fifths)
88   lead 8 (bass+lead)89   pad 1 (new age)90   pad 2 (warm)
91   pad 3 (polysynth)92   pad 4 (choir)93   pad 5 (bowed)
94   pad 6 (metallic)95   pad 7 (halo)96   pad 8 (sweep)
97   fx 1 (rain)98   fx 2 (soundtrack)99   fx 3 (crystal)
100   fx 4 (atmosphere)101   fx 5 (brightness)102   fx 6 (goblins)
103   fx 7 (echoes)104   fx 8 (sci-fi)105   sitar
106   banjo107   shamisen108   koto
109   kalimba110   bagpipe111   fiddle
112   shanai113   tinkle bell114   agogo
115   steel drums116   woodblock117   taiko drum
118   melodic tom119   synth drum120   reverse cymbal
121   guitar fret noise122   breath noise123   seashore
124   bird tweet125   telephone ring126   helicopter
127   applause128   gunshot

The drum kits listed below are also possible.

1   standard kit9   room kit17   power kit
25   electronic kit26   tr-808 kit33   jazz kit
41   brush kit49   orchestra kit57   sfx kit
128   mt-32 kit/cm-64 kit

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