Percussion MIDI Maps: Garritan Instruments for Finale

This listing contains all the General MIDI percussion sounds used in the various Garritan Instruments for FinaleClosedpercussion MIDI mapsA Percussion MIDI Map is simply a list that matches each percussion instrument in a sound library with a particular MIDI note number (e.g. bass drum = 36, snare drum = 38, etc.). These maps are required to properly assign the same percussion notation to various playback devices, and are also used to accommodate the many different percussion sound banks that can be used for input with an external MIDI device.. These percussion sounds are available when using the GIFF VST device; you must ensure the desired percussion MIDI map is selected for the percussion staff under the Perc. MIDI Map column of the ScoreManager. This setting in the ScoreManager is set automatically when you choose a percussion instrument from the Setup Wizard or add it with the ScoreManager.

For information regarding how these maps are used for input and playback, see Percussion. To see the relationship between MIDI Note numbers and pitches on a piano keyboard, see the MIDI note to pitch table.