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multi-timbral

The ability to play multiple instrument sounds (patches) simultaneously. See MIDI patch and timbre.
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Software applications made it possible to marry MIDI protocols with the multitimbral capabilities of the new synthesizers to simulate multitrack recording capabilities by capturing MIDI data and routing it out from a PC to an external, multivoiced sound generator.
The SCP-55 features 28-voice polyphony, 16-part multitimbral capabilities, 354 instrument sounds and nine complete drum sets (184 tones) for a total of 538 onboard tones.
will be showing two new products in the Music Technology Showcase at PC EXPO this year: the PMA-5 Personal Music Assistant and the XP-10 Multitimbral Synthesizer.
The XP-10 Multitimbral Synthesizer is a PC-compatible keyboard that features 482 sounds, 226 preset tones, a built-in serial port and free PC/Mac music software -- all at an extremely affordable price.
The SC-88VL features 64-voice polyphony and 32-part multitimbral capabilities as well as 654 onboard instrument sounds.
Subjects include: timbre, phrasing, timing, monophonic and polyphonic performance, musical expression, multitimbral techniques, live performance, and studio techniques.