Re: Beast: midi percussion?

On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 07:10:58AM +0200, W.Boeke wrote:
> > After import of a midi file, what can be done with the
> > percussion channel? General Midi difines about 80 percussive
> > sounds, mapped to different midi notes on channel 10.
> > Is the mapping to beast synthesizers or waves implemented
> > and how do you handle that?

> The "beast" way to do it, is to create so-called bsewave files, which
> can contain many individual samples. That way, you can create a bsewave
> file containing a base drum sample and a snare sample and so on, and
> define for which frequency (which midi note) these shall be used.

Thanks! Here is the next question: how do you do that?

> Tracks/examples I made already contain such multi samples, and the 808
> kit you can download from the instrument archive at the beast site is
> based on such a multisample, too.

The README file says that the file drums-808kit.bse should be moved
to ~/beast/instruments. I don't have a directory ~/beast, so I placed
the file in /usr/local/share/beast/v0.7.1/instruments. Now what?

Wouter Boeke

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