List of patches
Patch choices are based on keyswitching only or in combination with a CC1 value.
Performance patch: Non Vibrato & Tirando.
With nail - non vibrato - 1st, 5th and 9th position
Without nail - non vibrato - 1st, 5th/7th position
Tirando sound (a bit slimmer) - 1st, 5th/7th position
Espressivo - 1st, 5th/7th position
Molto espressivo - 5th/7th/9th position
Dolce (sul tasto/near fretboard)
Metallico (sul ponticello/near bridge
A special patch for e.g. realistic trills with recorded hammering on and pulling off.
ESPRESSIVO CONNECTION TOOL
A legato tool with intervals recorded up to an octave (upwards and downwards), can be used with 6 different color patches: Non vibrato, Espressivo 5 th position, Molto espressivo, Espressivo without nail, Sul tasto.
Three customizing tools (via CC's) are implemented, all within a relevant range:
- The fade in time
- The speed of the transition
- The exact moment of transition (the so called Hold time)
- The volume of the transition.
PITCHED CONNECTION TOOLS
Notes are defined on start note or the target pitch, on the moment of arrival at the next spot there are two options:
1. have a new note on the desired pitch in the articulation of your choice
2. just let it ring
All patches are available in two different speeds (short & medium tempo) , up and down major second and perfect fourth on all strings. The speed can be adjusted via a CC or knob in the GUI
Polyphonic playing is possible. Speed is adjustable within a certain range.
A special only non-pitched glissando patch: an easy espressivo tool for connecting, it is more the FX than the pitched connection. So to be used for larger interval, connecting chords or when a different timing is to be used than in the portamento tools.
Polyphonic playing is possible.
Fast major 2, minor 3 and major 3 slide upwards (fast glissando with attack first, pitched on target note, mainly used in pop, jazz, flamenco, bossa). The speed is adjustable.
Sound of a stroke on one string (to produce whatever chord you want)
Pizzicato & snap pizzicato. left hand pizzicato
Natural harmonics XII, VII, V & IX
Vertical vibrato (mainly used in pop, jazz, flamenco, bossa)
Special flamenco thumb sound (with special 'tick' in attack sound)also called alzapua
Picado (flamenco ff playing) - also usable as regular runs patch
Vertical vibrato. as used in jazz, pop, flamenco
Fast bending as used in jazz, pop, flamenco
Crossed strings IX X XI XII
Soft tremolando on g,b and e, looped
String noises /different squeaks (caused by position change)
Damping sound of putting the fingers back to the string
rasgueado damped LH
strumming damped LH
golpe flamenco: nail on wood/golpeador
golpe (hit of the thumb on the surface) on wood, low sound
golpe (hit of the thumb on the surface) on wood, higher sound
golpe (hit of the thumb on the surface) on wood, high sound
golpe on side of the the guitar
hit all strings against fretboard with a flat hand
hit all strings against fretboard and surface with a flat hand
hit low E-string against fretboard
hit strings LH with damped strings RH
rasgueado and strumming damped LH
scraping low E fast
scraping low E slow
scraping low E very slow
tremolo hit string LH and RH on fretboard between frets XII and XIX
with finger 1 on L bridge 6 to 1
with nail on R bridge 1 to 6 and 6 to 1
play 6th string when beside fretboard
tambora: hit with thumb on the strings near the bridge (=patch)
randomly pitched harmonics on bass strings near the bridge
SPECIAL FLAMENCO TECHNIQUES
picado (flamenco ff playing)
special flamenco thumb sound 'callo y una' (with the special attack)
golpe (hit on the surface of the guitar)
1 string strum sound, for all possible (and impossible) 6 string chords
strumming & rasgueado with LH damped strings (often used in rumbas)
OTHER TECHNIQUES WORLD/FOLK MUSIC
chasquido, frequently used in South American playing: strumming and damping at the same moment, but als0 used in many regular ways of accompaniment)
The Panormo family were leading instrument makers for three generations from 1734 to 1890, and were famous for their guitars between 1820 and 1860. The music of Sor, Giuliani, Carulli, Mertz and many others from that period sounds wonderful on this instrument, usually played without nails."Evocación" offers you with the no nail patches a wonderful tool in your classical pieces.