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