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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


    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Yamaha SY77 Sound Making Book: Level 1


    Preface
    The SY77 Contains

    Section 1: Introduction
    Chapter 1: Getting Started
  • A Word About Surge Control
  • Using the SY77 By Itself
  • Learning Schedule For Using the SY77 by Itself
  • Using the SY77 in a MIDI Network
  • Learning Schedule For Using the SY77 in a MIDI Network


  • Chapter 2: Playing the SY77
  • Terms You Need To Know
  • Voice
  • ROM Voice
  • RAM Voice
  • Element
  • Multi
  • Selecting Voices
  • ROM Voices
  • RAM Voices
  • Reading the Display
  • Playing the Voices
  • What Makes Up a Voice
  • Kinds of Elements & Voices
  • Two Kinds of Waveforms
  • AFM Waveforms
  • AWM Waveforms
  • Combining Waveforms
  • Experiment
  • What's F/M Synthesis


  • Chapter 3: Getting Around on the Machine
  • Modes and Menus
  • The Synthesizer Program
  • Voice Mode
  • Multi Mode
  • The Sequencer Program
  • Song Mode
  • Pattern Mode
  • Menu
  • General Menu
  • Function Menu
  • Parameter Pages
  • Sample Edit Process


  • Chapter 4: Using the Disk Drive and Other Housekeeping
  • The Disk Drive
  • How to Care for your Disks
  • How the Data is Organized
  • Loading Data from Disk
  • To Load Just Synthesizer Voices And Multis
  • Formatting a New Disk
  • Here's How To Format
  • Saving Internal Memory Data to Disk
  • Here's How To Save Data To Disk
  • Other Disk Functions
  • Disk Backup
  • Rename File
  • Delete File
  • Disk Status
  • Using a Data Card (Model #MCD64)
  • Accessing Data on the Card
  • Transferring Data to and from the Card
  • Performance Set Ups
  • Master Tune/Keyboard Transpose
  • Velocity Set
  • Greeting Message
  • Section Conclusion - Conclusion


  • Section 2: Basic Sound Making
  • How to Save a Voice


  • Chapter 5: Making New Split and Layer Combinations
  • What Have You Got to Work With?
  • Element Balance
  • Note Shift
  • Detune
  • Note Limit
  • Velocity Limit
  • Element Copy
  • Waveform Select
  • Combine Two Voices Together
  • Alterations You Can Make to a Single Voice
  • Element Level/Page #202
  • General Procedure
  • Detune/Page #203
  • General Procedure
  • Note Shift/Page #204
  • General Procedure
  • Note Limit/Page #205
  • General Procedure
  • Velocity Limit/Page #206
  • General Procedure
  • Velocity Mix
  • Waveforn Select
  • General Procedure
  • Combining Two Voices Together
  • Copy Element
  • General Procedure
  • Combining Two Complete Voices
  • General Procedure
  • Step 1 - Pick the Voices
  • Step 2 - Pick the New Voice Mode
  • Step 3 - Copy Elements
  • Step 4 - Customize your Combination (Splits and Layers)
  • Step 5 - Store Your Voice


  • Chapter 6: Tweaking
  • How to Change the Pitch Bend Range
  • To Adjust the Pitch Bend Range
  • Modulation Intensity (Vibrato)
  • Automatic Vibrato
  • How to Adjust Automatic Vibrato
  • Manual Vibrato
  • How to Adjust the Amount of Mod Wheel Vibrato
  • Attack Time/Release Time
  • Adjusting Attack Time
  • Release Time
  • Change Brightness
  • Using a Filter
  • How to Adjust the Brightness of a Voice
  • Loudness
  • How to Adjust the Overall Loudness
  • Portamento
  • How to Use Portamento


  • Chapter 7: Dynamic Panning
  • Assigning Pan Memories
  • How to Assign a Pan Memory
  • Dynamic Pan Tips
  • Create Your Own Pan Memory
  • Step 1 - Control Source #1 - Velocity, Note Number, LPO
  • Control Source #2 - Pan EG


  • Chapter 8: l.earning the Effects
  • Getting Started
  • Two Types of Effects
  • A Closer Look at the Modulation Effects
  • Chorus
  • Flanger
  • Symphonic
  • Tremolo
  • A Closer Look at Reverb Effects
  • Reverbs on the SY77
  • Experiment
  • Smooth Reverb
  • Bright Reverb
  • Muted Reverb
  • Delay Reverb
  • A Closer Look at Delay Effects
  • Combination and Special Effects
  • Chapter Summary
  • Copy Effect


  • Chapter 9: Micro Tuning
  • Assigning a Micro Tuning Scale to a Voice
  • Antique Tunings
  • Creating Your
  • Own Custom Scale
  • Section Conclusion - Section Conclusion


  • Section 3: MIDI
  • How to Save a Multi


  • Chapter 10: Using the SY77 as a Slave and a Master
  • The SY77 is Three Machines
  • First a Sound Device
  • Second it's a Master Keyboard Controller
  • Third it's a Sequencer
  • Using the Multitimbral Sound Device
  • The SY77 as a Monotimbral Device
  • To Trigger a Single Voice, Do This
  • The SY77 as Multitimbral Device
  • Hook up and Test
  • Get into the Multi Menus
  • Voice Select - page 401
  • Custom Parameters - Volume Level - page 402/403
  • Fine Tuning - page 404/405
  • Note Shift - page 406/407
  • Static Pan - page 408/409
  • Output Group - page 410/411
  • Effect Set/page 412
  • Multi Name - page 422
  • Receiving Program Changes
  • Off
  • Normal
  • Direct
  • Using the SY77 as both a Master Controller and a Sound Device
  • Local OFF
  • Transmitting Program Changes
  • Controller Assign
  • Modulation Wheel 1
  • Breath Controller
  • Foot Volume
  • Foot Controller
  • Sustain
  • The Two Assignable Controllers Are:
  • Modulation 2 Wheel
  • Foot Switch
  • To Assign a Control Change Number to the Assignable Controllers
  • Triggering Slaves from the SY77 Sequencer
  • MIDI
  • Output
  • Controller Transmit
  • Program Change Transmit
  • Using an Alternate Controller to Record
  • How To Prepare The Sequencer To Record Data From
  • An External Controller
  • Using the SY77 with an External Sequencer
  • Transferring Data from an External Sequencer to the SY77 Sequencer
  • Transferring Data from the SY77 Sequencer to an External Sequencer
  • Conclusion - Conclusion


  • Chapter 11: Using the SY77 Sequencer to Control External Slaves

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


  • Appendix B: MIDI Control Change Chart
    Appendix C: Combinations and Ensembles for SY77 Acoustic Programs
  • Woodwinds
  • Mixed Unison Combinations
  • Three Woodwinds to a Unison Line
  • Woodwinds in Octaves
  • Woodwinds in the Symphony
  • Melody in Thirds and Sixths
  • Mixed Timbres in 3rds & 6ths, Group 1
  • Mixed and Doubled Timbres in 3rds & 6ths, Group 2
  • Mixed & Tripled Timbres in 3rds & Sixths, Group 3
  • Writing for Brass: Jazz/Studio
  • Trumpets
  • Two Trumpets
  • Three Trumpets
  • Four Trumpets
  • French Horns
  • Two French Horns
  • Three French Horns
  • Four French Horns
  • Trombones
  • Two Trombones for Solos
  • Three Trombones
  • Four Trombones
  • Tuba
  • Two Tubas
  • Three Tubas
  • Four Tubas
  • Mixing Trumpets and Trombones
  • Brass Section in Octaves
  • Mixing French Horns and Trombones
  • Mixing Flugel Horns and Trombones
  • Mixing Flugel Horns and French Horns
  • Other Brass Combinations
  • Brass Sectional Choirs
  • What About Synth Brass?
  • Writing for the Saxes
  • Two-Part Writing
  • Three-Part Writing
  • Four-Part Writing
  • Combinations With Five Saxes
  • Small Group Combinations
  • Duos
  • Lounge/Supper Club Duos
  • Wedding Duos
  • Classical Duos
  • Trios
  • Quartets
  • Quintets
  • Sextets
  • Octets
  • Cool Combinations
  • Unison, Thirds and Sixths
  • Three Programs on a Melody Line
  • Octave Combinations Mixed Horns
  • Conclusion


  • Appendix D: Glossary of Terms