multi-timbral


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multi-timbral

The ability to play multiple instrument sounds (patches) simultaneously. See MIDI patch and timbre.
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(31) Other computers during this time that possessed in-built multi-voice and multi-timbral music generating systems include: Apple Macintosh, Commodore 64, 128 and Amiga, Atari 800XL and 520ST and BBC microcomputer.
Retro AS-1 is polyphonic and multi-timbral (16 channels), and also does splits and layers.
Assuming you're not a guitar god like Eric Clapton, you might invest in a multi-timbral keyboard (about pounds 300) which reproduces the sound of most instruments.

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