General MIDI Standards

TABLE 1  -  General MIDI Instrument Patch Map
(groups sounds into sixteen families, with 8 instruments in each family)
Prog# INSTRUMENT Prog# INSTRUMENT
  1-8 PIANO   9-16 CHROMATIC PERCUSSION
1 Acoustic Grand 9 Celesta
2 Bright Acoustic 10 Glockenspiel
3 Electric Grand 11 Music Box
4 Honky-Tonk 12 Vibraphone
5 Electric Piano 1 13 Marimba
6 Electric Piano 2 14 Xylophone
7 Harpsichord 15 Tubular Bells
8 Clav 16 Dulcimer
       
  17-24 ORGAN   25-32 GUITAR
17 Drawbar Organ 25 Acoustic Guitar(nylon)
18 Percussive Organ 26 Acoustic Guitar(steel)
19 Rock Organ 27 Electric Guitar(jazz)
20 Church Organ 28 Electric Guitar(clean)
21 Reed Organ 29 Electric Guitar(muted)
22 Accoridan 30 Overdriven Guitar
23 Harmonica 31 Distortion Guitar
24 Tango Accordian 32 Guitar Harmonics
       
  33-40 BASS   41-48 STRINGS
33 Acoustic Bass 41 Violin
34 Electric Bass(finger) 42 Viola
35 Electric Bass(pick) 43 Cello
36 Fretless Bass 44 Contrabass
37 Slap Bass 1 45 Tremolo Strings
38 Slap Bass 2 46 Pizzicato Strings
39 Synth Bass 1 47 Orchestral Strings
40 Synth Bass 2 48 Timpani
       
  49-56 ENSEMBLE   57-64 BRASS
49 String Ensemble 1 57 Trumpet
50 String Ensemble 2 58 Trombone
51 SynthStrings 1 59 Tuba
52 SynthStrings 2 60 Muted Trumpet
53 Choir Aahs 61 French Horn
54 Voice Oohs 62 Brass Section
55 Synth Voice 63 SynthBrass 1
56 Orchestra Hit 64 SynthBrass 2
  65-72 REED   73-80 PIPE
65 Soprano Sax 73 Piccolo
66 Alto Sax 74 Flute
67 Tenor Sax 75 Recorder
68 Baritone Sax 76 Pan Flute
69 Oboe 77 Blown Bottle
70 English Horn 78 Shakuhachi
71 Bassoon 79 Whistle
72 Clarinet 80 Ocarina
       
  81-88 SYNTH LEAD    89-96 SYNTH PAD
81 Lead 1 (square) 89 Pad 1 (new age)
82 Lead 2 (sawtooth) 90 Pad 2 (warm)
83 Lead 3 (calliope) 91 Pad 3 (polysynth)
84 Lead 4 (chiff) 92 Pad 4 (choir)
85 Lead 5 (charang) 93 Pad 5 (bowed)
86 Lead 6 (voice) 94 Pad 6 (metallic)
87 Lead 7 (fifths) 95 Pad 7 (halo)
88 Lead 8 (bass+lead) 96 Pad 8 (sweep)
       
  97-104 SYNTH EFFECTS   105-112 ETHNIC
97 FX 1 (rain) 105 Sitar
98 FX 2 (soundtrack) 106 Banjo
99 FX 3 (crystal) 107 Shamisen
100 FX 4 (atmosphere) 108 Koto
101 FX 5 (brightness) 109 Kalimba
102 FX 6 (goblins) 110 Bagpipe
103 FX 7 (echoes) 111 Fiddle
104 FX 8 (sci-fi) 112 Shanai
       
  113-120 PERCUSSIVE   121-128 SOUND EFFECTS
113 Tinkle Bell 121 Guitar Fret Noise
114 Agogo 122 Breath Noise
115 Steel Drums 123 Seashore
116 Woodblock 124 Bird Tweet
117 Taiko Drum 125 Telephone Ring
118 Melodic Tom  126 Helicopter
119 Synth Drum 127 Applause
120 Reverse Cymbal 128 Gunshot
RELATED TOPICS: TABLE 2 - GM Percussion Key Map
 
   


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