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Supported General MIDI instruments

When creating a GuitarPro or MusicXML file, the file settings may be adjusted the way that you will be able to hear background track played by a MIDI instrument. In order to make sure the uploaded file will have the background music it's important to set playback instrument to one of the General MIDI instruments supported by Yousician.

Below is the list of synthesizer sounds supported by Yousician, and the corresponding General MIDI instruments that are mapped to them:

Piano

  • 1 Acoustic Grand Piano
  • 2 Bright Acoustic Piano
  • 3 Electric Grand Piano
  • 4 Honky-tonk Piano

Electric Piano

  • 5 Electric Piano 1
  • 6 Electric Piano 2

Acoustic Guitar

  • 25 Acoustic Guitar (nylon)
  • 26 Acoustic Guitar (steel)

Clean Electric Guitar

  • 27 Electric Guitar (jazz)
  • 28 Electric Guitar (clean)
  • 29 Electric Guitar (muted)

Overdriven Electric Guitar

  • 30 Overdriven Guitar

Distorted Electric Guitar

  • 31 Distortion Guitar
  • 32 Guitar Harmonics

Electric Bass

  • 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

Strings

  • 41 Violin
  • 42 Viola
  • 43 Cello
  • 44 Contrabass
  • 45 Tremolo Strings
  • 46 Pizzicato Strings
  • 49 String Ensemble 1
  • 50 String Ensemble 2
  • 51 Synth Strings 1
  • 52 Synth Strings 2

 Lead Synth

  • 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)

Ukulele

Since General MIDI does not have a program for Ukulele, we follow what GuitarPro does, and map shamisen to ukulele, both for GuitarPro and MusicXML files.

  • 107 Shamisen
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