Q. How can I select alt SoundBanks in SF2s for use in Apple's GarageBand with my M-Audio Keystation 49e MIDI Controller?
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A. From the M-Audio Keystation 49e manual
Bank LSB and Bank MSB
Program Changes are the most commonly used messages to change instruments and voices. However, the number of instruments accessible using Program Changes is limited to 128. Since some devices have more than 128 voices, they require a different method to access these extra voices. Generally, these devices use Bank LSB and Bank MSB messages, The Keystation 49e can accomplish these changes in two ways and they aredesccribed following:
1. Incremental/Decremental Bank LSB and Bank MSB Change:
2. Using the Quick Select Method:
GarageBand from Apple Computer uses audio loops and MIDI loops in Apple Loops format. It can work with Audio Units plug-ins. Apple Macintosh Compatible FireWire and USB interfaces can be used to connect Audio and MIDI instruments to your Mac, and be recorded into GarageBand.
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