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 grand

  2   bright acoustic

  3   electric grand

  4   honky-tonk

  5   electric piano 1

  6   electric piano 2

  7   harpsichord

  8   clav

  9   celesta

 10   glockenspiel

 11   music box

 12   vibraphone

 13   marimba

 14   xylophone

 15   tubular bells

 16   dulcimer

 17   drawbar organ

 18   percussive organ

 19   rock organ

 20   church organ

 21   reed organ

 22   accordion

 23   harmonica

 24   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 guitar

 32   guitar harmonics

 33   acoustic bass

 34   electric bass (finger)

 35   electric bass (pick)

 36   fretless bass

 37   slap bass 1

 38   slap bass 2

 39   synth bass 1

 40   synth bass 2

 41   violin

 42   viola

 43   cello

 44   contrabass

 45   tremolo strings

 46   pizzicato strings

 47   orchestral harp

 48   timpani

 49   string ensemble 1

 50   string ensemble 2

 51   synthstrings 1

 52   synthstrings 2

 53   choir aahs

 54   voice oohs

 55   synth voice

 56   orchestra hit

 57   trumpet

 58   trombone

 59   tuba

 60   muted trumpet

 61   french horn

 62   brass section

 63   synthbrass 1

 64   synthbrass 2

 65   soprano sax

 66   alto sax

 67   tenor sax

 68   baritone sax

 69   oboe

 70   english horn

 71   bassoon

 72   clarinet

 73   piccolo

 74   flute

 75   recorder

 76   pan flute

 77   blown bottle

 78   shakuhachi

 79   whistle

 80   ocarina

 81   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   banjo

107   shamisen

108   koto

109   kalimba

110   bagpipe

111   fiddle

112   shanai

113   tinkle bell

114   agogo

115   steel drums

116   woodblock

117   taiko drum

118   melodic tom

119   synth drum

120   reverse cymbal

121   guitar fret noise

122   breath noise

123   seashore

124   bird tweet

125   telephone ring

126   helicopter

127   applause

128   gunshot

The drum kits listed below are also possible.

  1   standard kit

  9   room kit

 17   power kit

 25   electronic kit

 26   tr-808 kit

 33   jazz kit

 41   brush kit

 49   orchestra kit

 57   sfx kit

128   mt-32 kit/cm-64 kit


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