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SWAM 101 - SWAM Audio Modeling Demystified.
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Why does continually variable expression make virtual instruments sound more realistic?
Using layered samples causes phasing issues.
Varying expression uses a higher sample rate and better quality sound.
It isn't possible to have enough sample layers to represent different levels of dynamics.
Dynamics and timbre changes while notes are already sounding is a part of playing a musical instrument.
What controller is expression mapped to by default?
MIDI CC 84
Expression has no default mapping
The foot controller
The pitch wheel
MIDI control presets cannot be shared between instruments. True or false?
Which of these might be found on the front panel control of a SWAM instrument?
Which of these might you find on the front panel of a SWAM instrument to control?
Both of these
Neither of these
Which of these instruments might be able to play 2 notes at the same time with polyphony control?
When using SWAM in a DAW, you can record without using any expression controllers, and then enter in expression data afterwards. True or false?
Which function allows you to assign a MIDI control without knowing the CC number?
Instruments are connected to a set of parameters in a preset and each modeled instrument has different initial settings. True or false?
The dynamic envelope is located...
In the 'expression' menu
On the left side
At the top of the screen
In the bottom right corner
Which of these effects is NOT included in a SWAM instrument?
Which version of a SWAM instrument requires you to set up audio and MIDI devices?
The AAX plugin
The standalone app
The AU plugin
The VST plugin
When an instrument gets louder on a single note, the timbre of the sound does not change. True or false?
When using tuning, you must modify the pitch of every possible note equally at the same time. True or false?
It is not a single feature, but a combination of many subtle controllers that makes a SWAM instrument sound the most real. True or false?
You can map 2 screen controls to a single MIDI knob or button. True or false?
Which of these controllers has a default MIDI preset in SWAM?
Both of these
Electronic Wind Controller
Neither of these
Presets can modify timbre settings and MIDI control settings independently. True or false?
What is growl on a reed instrument?
When the player loosens a valve on a saxophone to create a dirtier sound.
When the player bends a note to change the pitch.
When the player loosens the mouthpiece on a wind instrument to create a buzzing effect.
When the player adds a buzz with a hum or growl of the mouth into the mouthpiece while playing.
Reset always sets every parameter, from MIDI control to sound characteristics, to their default settings. True or false?
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