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Yamaha SY77 Cheater's Guide & Cookbook - PDF

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354 pages.

TABLE OF CONTENTS: Yamaha SY77 Cheater's Guide & Cookbook


Introduction
About the SY77 Cheater's Guide and Cookbook

Session 1: Turning On
  • How to Lose Your Sequence
  • Not Triggering the SY77 Sequencer
  • An External Sequencer With the SY77
  • Turning Local OFF


  • Session 2: Disk Drive Operations
  • Accessing the Disk Drive Pages
  • Formatting a Disk
  • Loading From Disk


  • Session 3: Save to Disk
  • Master Save Instructions
  • Items Savable


  • Session 4: Making Disk Copies
  • Steps


  • Session 5: Panning, Audio Outs and Effects Modes For The Multi
  • Operational Process For Multi Setup
  • What Panning Does
  • Three Broad Panning Positions
  • Application to SY77 Preset Drums 2
  • The Concept of Panning a Multi
  • Selecting the Effects
  • Application to Audio Outs
  • Two Groups of Audio Outs
  • Using All Four Audio Outs
  • The Effects Modes
  • Choosing An Effects Mode
  • How the Stereo Mix Works
  • Setting the Effects Mode in a Multi
  • Insights On a Single Sound
  • Next Steps


  • Session 6: Setting Up The Multi
  • Concept Behind the Multi
  • The Multi Itself
  • Setting Up Pre-Established Ensembles
  • Another Way to Handle This Issue
  • Within the SY77 Sequencer
  • Operational Steps to Setting Up the SY77 Multi
  • Adding the Effects to the Multi
  • Listen and Compare
  • Conclusion


  • Session 7: Customizing Drum Sets
  • Things to Remember and Keep in Mind
  • Drum Data Page
  • Setting the Overall Volume
  • Drum Effects
  • Data Guide Sheets
  • One Final Thought


  • Session 8: Quick Voice Edits
  • Transpose
  • Voice Level
  • Velocity
  • Turning Off Elements
  • Aftertouch
  • Effects


  • Session 9: Start Up Sequencer Tutorial
  • Collect Some Voices into a Multi
  • Setting Up to Record
  • Recording
  • Editing Functions
  • Save Your Songs to Disk


  • Section Two: Electronic Arranging on the SY77
    Session 10: Electronic Strings
  • Ranges
  • Working the Strength of Sampled Programs
  • String Sounds by Bowing Types
  • Creating An Effective String Section
  • Sequencing the String Programs
  • Sequencing String Parts: Detached Group
  • Recording the Bass and Cello Parts
  • Sequencing the Arpeggio in the Middle Strings
  • Sequencing the Melody
  • Sequencing Medium-Held Notes
  • Close Harmony
  • Pizzicato
  • Conclusion


  • Session 11: Flute, Clarinet and Double Reeds
  • The Flute
  • Articulation
  • The Oboe
  • Actual Range
  • Articulation
  • The Clarinet
  • Registers
  • Articulation
  • The Bassoon
  • Dynamics
  • Articulation


  • Session 12: Writing for SY77 Woodwinds
  • Combining SY77 Woodwinds With Themselves
  • Combinations Within the Same Instrument Family
  • The SY77 as Woodwind Quintet
  • Unison With Mixed Instrument Families
  • Three Woodwinds to a Unison Line
  • Woodwinds in Octaves
  • Application to Real Music
  • Two Alternate Wind Ensemble Combinations
  • Woodwinds in the Symphony
  • Melody in Thirds and Sixths
  • Woodwinds as Big Band/Studio Doublings for Sax Players
  • Conclusion


  • Session 13: Brass
  • French Hom
  • Range
  • Articulation
  • Trumpet and Muted Trumpet
  • Articulation
  • Flugel Hom
  • Trombone
  • Range
  • Articulation
  • Pitch Bend and Creating a Trombone Slide
  • Tuba
  • Range


  • Session 14: Writing for Brass: Jazz/Studio
  • Trumpets
  • French Homs
  • Trombones
  • Tuba
  • Mixing Trumpets and Trombones
  • Mixing French Horns and Trombones
  • Mixing Flugel Homs and Trombones
  • Mixing Flugel Homs and French Horns
  • Other Brass Combinations
  • Brass Sectional Choirs
  • What About Synth Brass?


  • Session 15: Writing for Brass: Symphonic
  • Brass Quintets and Sextets
  • Conclusion


  • Session 16: The Saxophones
  • Transpositions
  • Ranges
  • Articulations
  • Writing Notes


  • Session 17: Writing for the Saxes
  • Two-Part Writing
  • Three-Part Writing
  • Four-Part Writing
  • Application to Bach Chorales
  • Combinations With Five Saxes
  • Conclusion


  • Session 18: Voices and Vocal Writing
  • Voice Testing With Bach
  • Vocal Ranges
  • Simple Techniques for Voice Writing
  • Triadic Harmony
  • Four-Part Harmony
  • Barbershop Quartet
  • Five-Part Harmony for Mixed Groups
  • Conclusion


  • Session 19: The Harp
  • Harp Uses
  • Hints on Harp Writing
  • Harp as Solo Instrument Carrying the Melody
  • Harp Playing the Background
  • Harp Coloring the Background
  • Conclusion


  • Session 20: The Guitar
  • Guitar Range
  • Voicing the Guitar: Simple Intervals
  • Power Chords
  • Voicing the Guitar: Chords
  • Conclusion


  • Session 21: The Vibes
  • Correct Articulation on the Vibes
  • Comping Patterns
  • Conclusion


  • Session 22: Orchestrating the Melody With Cool Voicings
  • Unison, Thirds and Sixths
  • Three Programs on a Melody Line
  • Octave Combinations Mixed Horns
  • Conclusion


  • Session 23: Big Band Voicings
  • Big Band Setups
  • Chart of Big Band Setups
  • Big Band Voicing Considerations
  • Conclusion


  • Session 24: Small Group Combinations
  • Duos
  • Trios
  • Quartets
  • Quintets
  • Sextets
  • Octets
  • Conclusion


  • Section 3: Multi Analysis
    Appendix 1: Multi Setup Analysis
    Appendix 2: Drum Set Analysis
    Appendix 3: Mirabela Score
    Appendix 4: Getaway Score
    Appendix 5: Of Volcanic Nature Score
    Appendix 6: Common Jump Commands