Overview – Multi Samples
The Pyramid Tonal Engine
Our libraries commonly include two kinds of multisamples patches: tonal and atonal.
- Tonal patches: On tonal instruments, like violins and trumpets, you can play different pitches, so samples must be mapped to the corresponding keys. Keyswitches are used to switch between articulations.
- Atonal Patches: On atonal instruments, like snare drums or cymbals, you cannot play different pitches, so samples can be mapped to any key you want. This means a single patch can contain multiple instruments, with each of their articulations mapped to different keys.