Roland Va 76 Zip Drive Software

V-Arranger Keyboard
Owner's Manual
Thank you, and congratulations on your choice of the Roland VA-76 V-Arranger Keyboard.
The VA-76 is the 76-key (weighted synthesizer action), professional version of the widely acclaimed VA-7. VariPhrase,
brandnew and strikingly realistic sounds and Drum Sets, all-new Music Styles, an animated touch screen, an Audio In
connector with separate effects, 2 programmable 'Pad' buttons, a programmable Lyrics function, 4 assignable outputs
– and a sober, intuitive user interface are just the most exciting new features.
To get the most out of the VA-76 and to ensure many years of trouble-free service, we urge you to read through this
• To avoid confusion, let's agree to use the word 'button' for all keys on the front panel, and only use 'key' when refer-
ring to the VA-76's keyboard. Also, in order to avoid mixups between the 'real' buttons on the front panel and the 'soft-
ware buttons' on the touch screen, we shall use the word 'field' for the on-screen buttons.
• The contents of the illustrations appearing in this manual may differ slightly from what you see when you start using
Before using this instrument, carefully read the sections entitled, 'Using the unit safely', and 'Important notes'. These
sections provide important information concerning the proper operation of the VA-76. Be sure to keep this manual in a
Iomega® is a registered trademark. Zip™ is a trademark of Iomega Corporation. All other trademarks in this manual are
No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of Roland Europe s.p.a.
Copyright © 2001 ROLAND EUROPE. All rights reserved.

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Summary of Contents for Roland VA-76

  • Page 1 – and a sober, intuitive user interface are just the most exciting new features. To get the most out of the VA-76 and to ensure many years of trouble-free service, we urge you to read through this Owner’s Manual thoroughly.
  • Page 2 • Do not attempt to repair the instrument, or ing by your retailer, the nearest Roland Service replace parts within it. Refer all servicing to your Center, or an authorized Roland distributor, as retailer, the nearest Roland Service Center, or an listed on the “Information”..
  • Page 3 VA-76 – Owner’s Manual • The instrument and the power cord should be located so their position does not interfere with their proper ventilation............ • Always grasp only the plug or the body of the power cord when plugging into, or unplugging from, an outlet or this instrument.
  • Page 4 (re)create vocals, “acoustic” solo parts, etc., while giving the impression that the part in question is being sung or played to the VA-76’s Music Styles. Thanks to its exceptional quality, the VariPhrase processor allows you to play the samples in ROM or your own sampled phrases polyphonically with little or no artifacts so typical of conven- tional samplers.
  • Page 5 LVC-1 Lyrics Converter. This should help you remember the words of every song you wish to sing. The VA-76 also boasts a function that allows you to edit Lyrics data. Furthermore, the VA-76 also features an Audio Input that can be used for sampling phrases as well as for connecting a microphone.
  • Page 6 Note: The FC-7 cannot be used as MIDI pedal board because it transmits pulses rather than MIDI messages. Do not try to connect it to the MIDI IN jack of your VA-76, or any other instrument. EV-5 or BOSS FV-300L..
  • Page 7: Important Notes

    Do not use it in the vicinity of such receivers. • Store the Zip disk in its protective case when it is not in • Do not expose the VA-76 to direct sunlight, place it near use. devices that radiate heat, leave it inside an enclosed vehi- •..
  • Page 8 Important notes Rear side of the disk WRITE (you can save new data to disk) Write protect tab PROTECT (prevents writing to disk) • Disks containing important performance data for this instrument should always be locked (have their write protect tab slid to the PROTECT position) before you insert them into the drive of another instrument.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Phrase Edit: touching up the audio material .72 3.4 Using the VA-76’s Arranger ..25 Encoding the phrase.
  • Page 10 Contents 7.4 One Touch ....99 10.2 Song List: searching songs on disk (Find) .133 Ignoring certain One Touch settings (Cancel Options) 100 Play &..
  • Page 11 14.1 MIDI in general ...197 MIDI messages used by the VA-76 ..197 About MIDI implementation charts .
  • Page 12: Panel Descriptions

    B VOLUME knob Press this button to call up the display page where you Use this knob to set the VA-76’s global output volume can set all effects parameters. The VA-76 provides two (all sections) both in the speakers and the headphones sets of effects: a group of four that are accessible to you may have connected.
  • Page 13 “Arranger left/melody right” (ARRANGER) or “one [ONE TOUCH] button (see page 14) to transpose the sound for the entire keyboard” (PIANO). VA-76 in semitone steps, or to return to the ‘no trans- position’ (0 semitones) setting. [OTHER] also provides access to other keyboard- related functions, such as transposition, the Octave function, and parameters for fine-tuning Arranger..
  • Page 14 These buttons provide access to the revolutionary The function of this dial depends on the status of the VariPhrase function of your VA-76. [TEMPO/TAP] and [DATA] buttons. If the [TEMPO/ TAP] button lights, the dial can be used to set the T SUPER TONES buttons desired tempo.
  • Page 15 BENDER/MODULATION lever assignments are part of the parameter settings that can When pushed towards the back of the VA-76, this lever be saved to a User Program, so that redefining the will add modulation to the notes of the Keyboard functions of these buttons is a matter of selecting parts you are playing at that time.
  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    FC7 PEDAL A POWER ON button E SUSTAIN FOOTSWITCH socket Press this button to switch the VA-76 on and off. Connect an optional DP-2, DP-6, or BOSS FS-5U footswitch to this socket to sustain the notes of the B AC socket..
  • Page 17: Setting Up And Demo Songs

    You will either have to use stereo headphones wish to amplify certain parts of your VA-76 without or connect the VA-76 to a keyboard or other type of the internal effects. Using these sockets can be useful amplifier and speaker system. You could also connect for multi-track recordings involving your VA-76.
  • Page 18 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Setting up and demo songs Once the internal circuit tests have been completed, The demo songs do not reside in the VA-76’s internal the display looks as follows: memory but on the supplied Zip. If you do not insert..
  • Page 19 VA-76 – Listening to the demo songs If you selected TONE DEMO: If you selected VariPhrase DEMO: • Demo playback starts automatically. But you can press • Playback starts automatically. Press the [STOP ] field a Tone family field (“Piano”, “CPerc”, etc.) to select to stop demo song playback.
  • Page 20: Scratching The Surface

    3.1 The general idea 3.2 Easy Routing: quick registration Your VA-76 is two instruments in one: one half pro- vides the backing for the melody you play in the other The Virtual Band page is the first page that is displayed half.
  • Page 21 [START/STOP] button. chords, etc.) may not be audible. This is due to the set- Note: Once you are more familiar with the VA-76, you will tings you have selected. Later on in this manual, we realize that this specifies the Keyboard Mode (see page 34).
  • Page 22: The Master Page

    [EXIT] or [FINISH], the display function. The VA-76 provides a display page where looks more or less as follows: you can check the (usually) “second” function of cer- tain buttons.
  • Page 23: Using The Va-76's Arranger

    Arranger: • For minor chords, playing the root note and the third 1. Switch on the VA-76 and use the Easy Routing key to its right will do. function (see page 22) to select a “In a BAND” regis- •..
  • Page 24 ORIGINAL or VARIA- TION pattern (depending on which of these two but- The VA-76 allows you to make such “announcements” tons flashes). At the end of the Ending pattern, how- in the following way: ever, the Arranger stops.
  • Page 25: Adding A Melody To The Accompaniment

    3.5 Adding a melody to the of the display: accompaniment If you set up the VA-76 using the Easy Routing func- tion, you not only select a Music Style but also a sound for your right hand. Let’s add a live melody to the accompaniment.
  • Page 26 find out whether the newly selected Tone is better ing a different sound to the right hand. suited for the Music Style. Let’s agree to use the word “Tones” for the VA-76’s Just for your reference: if you hold down a SUPER sounds.
  • Page 27: Using Variphrases

    VA-76 – Adding a melody to the accompaniment One Touch If you do not press the [OFF] field, the [ONE Another way of selecting a suitable Tone for the right- TOUCH] button keeps lighting to signal that you are hand part while working with the Arranger is by using still using a One Touch program.
  • Page 28 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Scratching the surface 7. Press the VARIPHRASE [MELODIC] button (so 11. Select the Original or Variation pattern (see that it lights). page 25), play a chord in the left half of the keyboard, and press the [START/STOP] button to start Arran- ger playback.
  • Page 29: Listening To Standard Midi Files

    Standard MIDI Files are sequences almost any The RAM information field is still empty. sequencer can read. Though you can use your VA-76 RAM information field as “playback machine” of such Standard MIDI Files, it is also possible to mute the melody part and to play it yourself.
  • Page 30: Minus One Playback

    Minus One playback Your VA-76 allows you to mute any given part of the song you are currently playing back. You could use this feature to mute the solo part on disk so that you can play it yourself.
  • Page 31 VA-76 – Listening to Standard MIDI Files 12. Press [EXIT] to return to the Master page. The Upper1 part is now linked to track 4 of the Stan- The Master page now looks different, because the field dard MIDI File you are playing back. In some cases, in the upper left corner is called [Song].
  • Page 32: Clinics

    The KEYBOARD MODE setting is the singlemost Intelligent chord recognition (see page 101). important parameter of your VA-76 because it deter- mines which parts (or Tones) and sections are avail- This means that one button (here [ARRANGER]) allows you to pre- pare the main parameters for working with the automatic accompa- able.
  • Page 33: Split Point In Arranger Mode

    2. Press the [KEYBOARD MODE] field in the upper VA-76 in an even more flexible way. Before looking at right corner (so that it is displayed in white). them we’d like to clarify the following:..
  • Page 34 Unlike previous Roland arranger instruments, the Note: If none of the part fields is displayed in white (and if VA-76 allows you to play chords (and add an auto- non of the KEYBOARD PARTS buttons lights), the notes matic bass part) with your left hand, while drumming you play on the keyboard will not be audible.
  • Page 35: Tone Clinic

    “Tone selection via the display” on page 39 for the informa- tion that appears on-screen. 1. Tell the VA-76 that you wish to select a Tone (sound): press the [TONE] button. The VA-76 uses a nifty color coding system. As soon as..
  • Page 36 Upper 1 you like the Tone you have just selected. PART + NUMBER [2] Upper 2 In many instances, the VA-76 does not select the PART + NUMBER [3] Manual Drums requested Tone but an even better one (our “favorite”..
  • Page 37 VA-76 – Tone clinic Alternatively, you can hold down the [PART] button The Tone selection display behaves as follows: for about one second, and then release it. This will also a) If you only select a number (using the BANK/ take you to the following display page.
  • Page 38: Choosing Your Own Tone Favorites (customize Preferred Tone)

    As stated earlier, selecting a Tone via the display or the BANK/NUMBER buttons very often means that the VA-76 uses an even better sound than the one you 7. Press a Tone field to select a Tone (number). requested— or so the Roland engineers think.
  • Page 39: Selecting Different Tone Maps

    By selecting Tone Map “1”, for example, you tell MIDI sequencer or any other MIDI instrument capa- the VA-76 to use the SC-55 Tones rather than the ble of sending these messages. brand-new Tones especially developed for this V- This information is also important for you when you Arranger Keyboard.
  • Page 40: Drumming On The Keyboard

    Consider the following illustration: A word about the new Tones All new VA-76 Tones (Map 4) are fantastic, of course, but some of them are truly amazing. In the Tone List on page 222 (and on the display pages), look out for Tones that start with a “V”..
  • Page 41 VA-76 – Tone clinic Roll The display now changes to: The Roll function allows you to play perfect drum rolls whose tempo is synchronized with the Arranger or a Composer Song. 1. On the above display page (in SPLIT or WHOLE mode), press the [Options] field.
  • Page 42 But things really become interesting when we Be sure to try out at least the Drum Sets whose names tell you that the VA-76 comes with 116 different Drum start with a “V”. The V-VoxDrum Set (Tone Map 4, 88) Sets to choose from.
  • Page 43: Variphrase Clinic

    16 phrases you made yourself or that you loaded from the supplied Zip disk (it contains 62 additional VariPhrases). The contents of the User area are erased when you switch off the VA-76. Do 2. Press the VariPhrase field ( ) so that it is dis- not forget to save newly created phrases to Zip before played in white.
  • Page 44: Combining/splitting A Variphrase With Another Keyboard Part

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—VA-76 clinics Combining/splitting a VariPhrase with The bank names tell you something about the kind of another Keyboard part situations for which the phrases were originally intended. The Melodic phrases can be used for playing It is also possible to add either or both Upper parts..
  • Page 45 (rap) phrases you want to start at select how the selected phrase behaves once you have given intervals without worrying about stopping started it, and how it will be stopped. The VA-76 pro- them. vides three options you will find on the “Trigger” page.
  • Page 46: Adding Realtime Expression

    On the other hand, you are free to change the tempo versa. without affecting the pitch/timbre of a phrase. The VA-76’s controllers can be used to modify these – This is remarkable for two reasons: and other– aspects. Here’s how:..
  • Page 47: Realtime Variphrase Control Via The Display

    [Exit] to leave this page. Press only [Exit] if you don’t want to use the new value. Note: Though you can enter astronomical values, the VA-76 will correct them to the highest possible value for the selected parameter. 4. Use the on-screen sliders to modify the pitch, the..
  • Page 48: Adding Effects To The Variphrase Part

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—VA-76 clinics Adding effects to the VariPhrase part Let us now add some Chorus to the VariPhrase part. Though already amazingly flexible by itself, the Vari- 6. Press the [Chorus] field in the left column. Phrase part can even be enhanced using two dedicated The display now changes to: effects.
  • Page 49: Expression Clinic

    Listen to how the UP1 sound becomes brighter and even more convincing. mellower as you move your hand up or down. Fur- Note: See page 91 for details about the VA-76’s velocity sen- thermore, the sound becomes more synthesizer-like. sitivity and related possibilities.
  • Page 50: Ribbon Controller (touch Control)

    BENDER/MODULATION lever: you can change the pitch, modify the volume, intensify the modulation, etc. In the VA-76’s case, however, you can also control the Arranger and even the VariPhrase part. Aftertouch data can only be received by the following parts: Upper 1/2 and Lower 1/2, the VariPhrase part, and the Arranger.
  • Page 51: Transposition

    C. This also means that rather than the A you press, only meaningful when you play back a Standard MIDI you will hear “A sharp” (or “B flat”). The above setting File or one of your own songs with the VA-76’s Song corresponds to pressing User Program [UP] once Composer.
  • Page 52: Octave

    Tone, while UP2 plays one octave above or below UP1. Another use for this function is to pro- vide access to the “noises” of the VA-76’s new “V” 4. Press the field that corresponds to the Keyboard..
  • Page 53: Sustain Footswitch (hold)

    VA-76 to acoustic instruments that details. cannot be tuned. Note: The FC-7 assignments apply to the VA-76 and are not 1. Press the [FUNCTION MENU] button. written to individual User Programs. Selecting another User Program is therefore not enough to reconfigure the FC-7.
  • Page 54: Metronome

    Set is triggered by the metronome. (The MDR part transmits on MIDI channel 16.) Metronome Output The VA-76 also allows you to select how the metro- EXT— The metronome signal is sent to the VA-76’s nome is played back: METRONOME OUT socket (rear panel). You can connect headphones to this socket and set the metro- 1.
  • Page 55: Using Live Vocals

    1Bar, 2Bar— Whenever you start Arranger playback, VA-76. You can also use this part for other audio sig- the metronome counts in 1 or 2 bars before the nals, but please bear in mind that the Audio In part is selected Music Style pattern starts playing.
  • Page 56 This should be avoided at all costs. 10. Press the [OFF] field below the [Volume] slider to make it read [ON]. 11. Set the VA-76’s [VOLUME] knob to a comfortable listening level (about halfway for the time being). 12. Gradually increase the setting of the on-screen [Volume] slider while singing or talking into the microphone.
  • Page 57: Arranger/music Style Clinic

    Group B Group C tion that appears on-screen. 1. Tell the VA-76 that you wish to select a Music Style: A & B— These two groups refer to the Music Styles in press the [STYLE] button (so that it lights).
  • Page 58 NUMBER button just before the beat where you wish the new Music Style to The VA-76 provides 64 memories (8 banks x 8 num- take effect. bers) that refer to Music Styles on a Zip or floppy disk.
  • Page 59 finding the Styles on a disk. If you Note: If you do not wish to use the Music Style after all, press [EXIT]. In that case, the VA-76 will go on using the change the name of a Music Style that is referenced by last Music Style it did find.
  • Page 60: Orchestrator And Morphing

    If, at that time, you haven’t loaded a User Style, the The Zip disk is ejected – so you don’t even have to VA-76 will go on using the last Disk Link Style you press the eject button on the drive.
  • Page 61 Orchestrator versions. Other Music Styles you can parts, thin out the drum part, or even select a totally load with the VA-76, however, may not provide the same different accompaniment. flexibility.
  • Page 62 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—VA-76 clinics 1. See steps (1) and (2) above. 8. Press the [2nd Style] field. The “1st Style” is the one you (or the Virtual Band) Again a familiar display page. Note, however, that the selected last, while the “2nd Style” is prepared auto- [C] and [Disk User] fields are no longer there.
  • Page 63: Song Composer Clinic

    (see page 86) or a dynamic split (see page 88). Arranger is part of one integrated, seamless process. Note: You can also use the VA-76’s performance functions Note: Rather than performing the above steps, you could for your melody playing. See “Expression clinic” on page 51.
  • Page 64: Redoing The Melody (2nd Trk)

    Song Composer are available here. See “Metro- Note: From now on, the VA-76’s Song Composer takes con- nome” on page 56 for details. trol over the tone generator. This means that the Arranger c) Set the Count-In function to “1Bar”..
  • Page 65: Saving Your Song To Disk

    Saving your song to disk white). A Composer song you save to disk becomes a Standard MIDI File that can be played back with the VA-76, but 4. Press the [2nd Trk] field. also with any other SMF-compatible sequencer. This means “redo the melody but leave the Arranger parts unchanged”.
  • Page 66 See page 132 for the [Full] option. The • Press the [Delete] field to delete the character indi- VA-76 starts formatting the disk. Once this has been cated by the cursor (“_”). Press [Space] to insert a completed, the following message appears: space.
  • Page 67: More About The Variphrase Part

    VA-76 cannot read 250MB Zip disks. Note: The contents of the User memories are erased when you switch off the VA-76. After sampling your own phrases, do not forget to save them to disk. Note: You can also load –and even sample– new VariPhra- ses while the Arranger/Recorder is playing back.
  • Page 68: Selecting A User Memory

    Zip/floppy disk. If they reside in player, etc. a sub-directory, the VA-76 cannot not find them. Fur- 2. Set the [GAIN] switch to match the kind of audio thermore, the disk in question must be MS-DOS for- signal you wish to sample.
  • Page 69 VA-76 – Sampling your own phrases 6. Press the SAMPLING [CAPTURE] button. 10. Enter a name for the phrase you are about to cre- ate. See page 68. 11. Press the [EXECUTE] field. The display now looks more or less as follows: The display now looks more or less as follows: Check the Capturing Free Area field..
  • Page 70: Phrase Edit: Touching Up The Audio Material

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—More about the VariPhrase part Phrase Edit: touching up the audio Note: The time signature cannot be changed here. That explains why we suggested selecting a Music Style with the material correct time signature before calling up the Capture func- Note: The following settings need to be finalized by pressing..
  • Page 71 VA-76 – Sampling your own phrases Normalize Press a key on the keyboard (or the [Preview] field) to play back the audio material, and adjust the Edit Start Another thing you may want to do before going on, is position so that the phrase starts at the desired posi-..
  • Page 72: Encoding The Phrase

    A. Right now, the file hasn’t been turned into a VariPhrase yet. The func- VA-76 doesn’t know the phrase is in A. That is why the tion that allows you to do so is called Encode. And..
  • Page 73 • Press the [Calculate] field to have the VA-76 calculate the tempo (BPM). What you do here, is in fact ask the VA-76 a question: “if I tell you that the present audio phrase is two (Mea- If the Playback parameter (see page 81) is set to STEP,..
  • Page 74: Saving Your Variphrase

    There is also another way of working with audio Note: Do not use the Zip disk that came with your VA-76. fragments: turn all syllables or sentences you need As a rule, you should not save any of your own data to the into separate VariPhrases and switch between them supplied Zip disk.
  • Page 75: Phrase Parameters

    VA-76 – Phrase Parameters 5.3 Phrase Parameters Pitch Press the [Pitch] field to select the following page. As you know, there are some parameters you usually set immediately after sampling an audio phrase and before saving it to disk. “Executing” those changes transforms such a phrase into a VariPhrase (a process we call “encoding”).
  • Page 76: Amplitude

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—More about the VariPhrase part Fine Tune Note: Avoid choosing too high a value, for that may mean that you’ll never hear the phrase (e.g. if it’s less than two (–50~50) This parameter allows you to tune the Vari- seconds long).
  • Page 77: Pan

    VA-76 – Phrase Parameters Time Keyfollow Alternate (–200~+200) This parameter allows you to vary the (–64~63) Use this setting when you want the pan of tempo as you play higher or lower notes (with the the sound to alternate between the left and right Original Key setting as origin, where the phrase will speakers each time you press a key.
  • Page 78 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—More about the VariPhrase part Time Sw NOTE— Portamento will begin from the pitch where When Time Keyfollow (see page 79) is set to a value the current change would have ended if you hadn’t other than “0,” the Time Sw setting specifies whether pressed another key before the transition was com- differences in the playback speed between the first-..
  • Page 79: Global Variphrase Functions

    Trigger parameter (see page 47) is currently set to Gate, while the Mode Loop parameter The VA-76’s VariPhrases can be played back in three (see page 82) is switched on. (It’s up to you to decide ways.
  • Page 80: Mode

    VariPhrase setting is ignored. using the three on-screen sliders on the Controllers/ Note: The VA-76’s VariPhrases are always looped between VariPhrase page. We also mentioned the possibility to the Edit Start and End positions. If the rhythm of a User..
  • Page 81: Truly 'global' Variphrase Parameters

    User Program (which allows for multiple simultaneous parameter changes). The VA-76 also contains a number of Global Vari- Phrase parameters that apply to the entire instrument This is where you This is where you..
  • Page 82: Sync Settings

    Here’s a parameter that allows you to use VariPhrases in 4/4 time for Music Styles in 6/8. When the [ON/ OFF] field reads [ON], the VA-76 will see to it that phrases in 4/4 time also “work” with Music Styles in 3/4 or 6/8.
  • Page 83: Advanced Keyboard Part Functions

    TONES button, for a total of 40 Tones selected by the field on the Function Menu. Roland engineers. Here’s a list that may come in handy 2. Press the [USER] field so that it is displayed in for almost instant location of the desired Tone for the white.
  • Page 84: Upper2 Functions

    Tone – and probably not the Mode. You cannot use it in WHOLE mode. one you want. In effect, the VA-76 allows you to play at least three 6. Press a numbered field (that corresponds to the sounds assigned to three separate keyboard areas. On desired SUPER TONES button).
  • Page 85 VA-76 – Upper2 functions 1. Press the Keyboard Mode [OTHER] button. 4. Press the [Options] field. M-FX CONTROLLERS EFFECTS ONE TOUCH MELODY INTELL TRANSPOSE M-VALUE The display now looks more or less as follows: KEYBOARD MODE USER PROGRAM SYNC OTHER..
  • Page 86: Dynamic' Second Split Point: Up2 To Left

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Advanced Keyboard part functions Splitting Upper2 and the VariPhrase part …the Upper1 part sounds the grayed notes, while the Once you have completed the above and set the UP2 Upper2 part sounds the lower notes. Of course, you..
  • Page 87: Portamento (upper 1-2 Portam)

    VA-76 – Upper2 functions 8. Use the [TEMPO/DATA] dial or the [DATA] but- the Upper2 and Upper1 parts are split (UP2 Split or UP2 To Left), detuning or shifting the UP2 part would ton/Numeric Entry field to enter the desired value.
  • Page 88: Lwr Hold

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Advanced Keyboard part functions 6.3 LWR Hold The VA-76 is an instrument that allows you to change many settings in realtime. Because you can trigger the Lower 1/2 parts and the Arranger simultaneously, selecting another Music Style pattern usually means that you have to lift your left hand from the keyboard.
  • Page 89: Velocity Sensitivity

    6.4 Velocity sensitivity 1. On the above display page, press the [Options] field. Of course, the VA-76’s keyboard is also velocity sensi- 2. On the page that appears now, press the [Lower tive. This allows you to control the timbre and volume Hold] field.
  • Page 90: Scale Tuning

    Another example involving the Upper1 and Vari- Phrase parts could be: 4. Press the [Upper Parts] or [All Parts] field. All Parts means that all VA-76 parts will be affected by Part Tone the Scale Tune setting. This also includes the Vari- Upper1 A76 <27>..
  • Page 91 If you now returned to the Master page, you would tings in the corresponding Scale Tuning memory. notice that the VA-76 alerts you to the fact that the The display now responds with the following message Scale Tuning function has been switched on: and then returns to the Scale Tuning page.
  • Page 92 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Advanced Keyboard part functions Here again, the white keys inform you about the notes whose pitch is actually being affected. 2. Press the value field (or the on-screen key) of the note/key whose pitch you want to change.
  • Page 93: More About The Arranger

    [INTRO] button (so that it lights) and then Think of the Arranger’s Music Styles as your backing the [START/STOP] button to start Style playback band. Your VA-76 is indeed capable of playing several with a musical introduction. “versions” of a given accompaniment. All you need to..
  • Page 94: Sync (options)

    figure the VA-76, Sync Start will be selected. If you’ve never used an arranger keyboard before, the Note: See also page 100 for how to prevent the VA-76 from status of the [SYNC] button is the single most impor- reverting to Sync Start and switching on the [SYNC] button tant function to look out for after switching on your when you take advantage of the One Touch memories.
  • Page 95: Fill In Half Bar

    Major, minor, seventh This is an “invisible” Style division function of your VA-76. In time you will notice that the Intro and End- ing patterns of a Music Style change according to the Note the [ON/OFF] switch. You must press it to make chord you play.
  • Page 96: Style Morphing (part 2)

    Note: Even Aftertouch messages generated outside the chord 8. Press the [LOAD] field to copy the data of the recognition area (see below) will trigger the selected switch- selected Music Style to the VA-76’s Disk User mem- ing function. ory.
  • Page 97: Melody Intelligence

    5. Press the [MELODY INTELL] button once again to switch this function off again. The Arranger of your VA-76 can not only play chords but also add a counter-melody to your melodies based on the chords you play in the chord recognition area 7.4 One Touch..
  • Page 98: Ignoring Certain One Touch Settings (cancel Options)

    [SYNC] button (see page 96) does not change. So if In that case, the VA-76 selects the Tones and Reverb/ you selected “Sync Stop”, this would not be reset to Chorus/Delay settings of that One Touch memory.
  • Page 99: More Refined Arranger Settings

    Chord recognition area 8. Press the 1~4 field that should contain your new As stated on page 34, telling the VA-76 that you wish to use the Arranger is a matter of pressing the Key- Tone assignments for the Upper1 and Upper2 parts.
  • Page 100: Arranger Chord Mode

    Piano Style— Piano Style means that you can play on sion function on (white) or off (blue). your VA-76 as you would on a piano. In this mode, it 3. Press [EXIT] to return to the Master page. is probably a good idea to press the Keyboard Mode..
  • Page 101: Dynamic Arranger

    VA-76 – More refined Arranger settings Dynamic Arranger You could use extreme positive/negative ACCOMP pairs (i.e. “127” and “–127”) to alternate between The Dynamic Arranger function allows you to control those two lines simply by varying your velocity. One the volume of the Arranger parts via the way you part would then only be audible when you strike the strike the keys in the chord recognition area (velocity).
  • Page 102: Arranger Options

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—More about the Arranger 7.6 Arranger Options • On the other hand, you are free to change a Music Style’s tempo any time. See “Changing the tempo” on 1. On the page that appears when you press the Key- page 27.
  • Page 103: Chord Family Assign, Alteratn

    6. While still holding those keys, press the [CAP- for seventh chords. If you listen very carefully to the TURE] field. internal Styles of your VA-76, you will notice that the The display now contains two arrows that are dis- accompaniment for minor chords sometimes differs played below the [Family] field.
  • Page 104: Intro& Ending Alteration

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—More about the Arranger Intro& Ending Alteration Musical Style playback: Wrap Now suppose you like the accompaniment you The Wrap function is used to specify how the bass line assigned your chord to (e.g. the “7th” pattern), but and accompaniment parts should be played.
  • Page 105: Selecting Tones For The Arranger Parts

    Music Style About the lock to your specific needs. It is up to you to decide whether the VA-76 should Tone selection for the Arranger parts is very similar to remember which Tones you assigned to the Arranger the procedure for the Keyboard parts.
  • Page 106: Working With Styles On Disk

    User Program Set data (page 211). When you transfer such a Set back to the VA-76 using the “All” option of the User Program Set Load function, the internal Disk Link settings will be replaced by the settings you load.
  • Page 107: Find: Locating Styles On A Zip Disk

    [Style Name]— This is the “internal” name of a Music Style. This name appears on the Master page, 5. Select the way in which the VA-76 should search the the Music Style selection page, etc. It is usually the Zip disk for the desired information: “meaningful”..
  • Page 108: Rename (style Options)

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—More about the Arranger 4. Press the [Options] field. If it says “0 of 559”, the VA-76 was unable to find a file that contains the desired information. In all other cases, the field will read “XX of 559”, which means “found XX Style Name, Country, Genre, or File Name..
  • Page 109: Style Delete

    VA-76 – Working with Styles on Disk Style Delete It is also possible to delete a Style from floppy or Zip disk. You should use this as sparsely as possible – and never for the supplied Zip or floppy disk. Once a Style is gone, there is indeed no way to restore it.
  • Page 110: Mixer, Effects And Editing

    8. Mixer, effects and editing (1) Via sliders on so-called palette pages The VA-76 also allows you to set the volume, the ste- reo position and the amount of effect the parts should In this case, you can edit the selected parameter (vol- use.
  • Page 111: Volume And Pan

    Here, you need to proceed as follows: Tones you need to the parts you intend to play because the 1. Select one of the VA-76’s Mixer pages (see a~c on character of the sounds you use affects the balance. Thus, a page 112).
  • Page 112: Muting Parts

    5. Press [EXIT] to return to the Master page. PanPot (stereo position) The VA-76 allows you to specify the PanPot setting Keybrd Mixer (volume of the Keyboard (stereo position) of every part individually. One sensi- parts) ble way of using the PanPot parameter could be to..
  • Page 113: More Locks

    4. Set a value between 1 and 63 to move the part fur- Note: The lock settings have no effect on the reception of MIDI messages via MIDI IN. However, the VA-76 is also ther to the left, or 65~127 to move the part further to equipped with MIDI filters that allow you to suppress the..
  • Page 114: Effects And Equalizer

    VariPhrase nor the M.Drums part can be processed socket. Choosing “2L” for one part and “2R” for with the Delay effect. another thus allows you to process two VA-76 parts 2. Press the [Delay] field and modify the Delay send separately using external effects.
  • Page 115: Effects Settings

    'Reverb' Effects settings Delay 'Delay' Keyboard/Style Three of the VA-76’s effects can be edited and thus tai- part Volume lored to your needs. The settings you perform here (e.g. Upper1) apply to all parts that use the effect in question. Espe-..
  • Page 116 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Mixer, effects and editing 7. On that page, press the field of the parameter you Delay Fb (0~127)— This parameter is only available want to edit and change its value with the slider, the when you select Character “6 Delay”, or “7 Panning [TEMPO/DATA] dial, or the [DATA] button/Numeric Delay”.
  • Page 117: Delay Types & Parameters

    Depth (0~127)— This parameter sets the depth at which the Chorus sound is modulated. Higher values Time C (0.1ms~1.0s)— The Delay effect of the VA-76 result in deeper modulation. allows you to set three Delay times: center (C), left (L), and right (R).
  • Page 118: Insertion Effect (m-fx)

    Choosing the parts to be processed by the parts you play. equalizer When you power on the VA-76, all parts are set to be 1. Press the [ON/OFF] button (so that it lights) to processed by the equalizer, so that you can use the switch the insertion effect on or off (the button goes equalizer as master tone control that modifies the bass..
  • Page 119 4. Press the [Param] field to jump to the following page: 3. Do one of the following: a) Press the [Auto] field if the VA-76 should choose a suitable M-FX type for you. b) Press the [Manual] field if you do not want the M- FX to change automatically.
  • Page 120 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Mixer, effects and editing For a Keyboard part that is not assigned to the M-FX, the connection between this part and the other effects/ Effect On/Off Effect On/Off Effect On/Off 1 Reverb 38 (Off) 100 50 44 GteRevNr 39 (On)
  • Page 121: Selecting An M-fx Type

    (effect) for the M-FX processor. Each type you select is loaded with suitable preset settings that cannot be edited on the VA-76 itself. You can, however, modify two parameters per type via the [M-FX] knob on the front panel and the two sliders on the M-FX Parame- ters page (see page 121).
  • Page 122: Variphrase And Audio In Effects

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Mixer, effects and editing 8.6 VariPhrase and Audio In VariPhrase/Audio In Chorus types Chorus 1~4— See page 118. The difference between effects these four lies in the speed of the undulations and the The VariPhrase and Audio In parts are two separate depth of the effect.
  • Page 123: Sound Palette: Editing Keyboard Part Parameters

    8.7 Sound Palette: editing 3. Press the [Sound Palette] field. Keyboard part parameters Your VA-76 allows you to edit certain parameters that affect the way a Keyboard part sounds when you play it. These parameters will help you “modify” the parts by adjusting their brilliance, their modulation speed (Vibrato Rate), and so on.
  • Page 124 By modifying the filter settings, you can control the distinguish the sounds we hear. The envelopes of timbre (tone) of the sound. The VA-76 uses Low-Pass musical instrument sounds can change depending on Filters (LPF) that allow only frequencies below the how the instrument is played.
  • Page 125: Registrations - User Programs

    For the Disk Link and the Disk User memories, your • …selecting Tones for the Keyboard parts; VA-76 also memorizes the name. If, at the time you recall such a User Program, that Style is not accessible, • …selecting a Style, the first division, and after setting the display will respond with: the tempo;..
  • Page 126: Selecting User Programs

    (see page 131), you can also load the Free Panel hand, you can also name your User Program at a later settings by powering off your VA-76 and turning it back on stage and then write it again under the same address.
  • Page 127: Selecting User Programs Using The [down][up]

    “Linking a Song to a User Program” on page 130) button). should no longer be loaded. Note: If you press [UP] after selecting A88, your VA-76 will call up B11. Likewise, if you press [DOWN] after selecting Tones— Press this field to ignore Tone selection for B11, your VA-76 will call up A88, and so on.
  • Page 128: Automatic Functions For User Programs

    See page 127.) for details about MIDI Sets. They contain all MIDI settings for all sections and parts of your VA-76. By 5. Press the Song [Link OFF] field to make it read linking a MIDI Set to a User Program, you could thus [Link ON] if the selected Song should be prepared completely reconfigure not only the VA-76 itself, but..
  • Page 129: User Program Selection At Power-on

    User Program 00 Free Panel (see page 128). But maybe you prefer to be “operational” right away (without using the Virtual Band function). In that case, tell the VA-76 which User Program it should recall whenever you switch it on: 1. Press the [FUNCTION MENU] button.
  • Page 130: Song Composer (the Basics)

    Note: Be careful never to format the Zip disk supplied with your VA-76. It would be a pity to lose all the precious mate- rial it contains. 1. Insert a Zip or floppy disk into the (appropriate) drive.
  • Page 131: Song List: Searching Songs On Disk (find)

    VariPhrase processor does not conform to the GM/GM-2/ GS format. As long as you only want to play back your songs using the VA-76 (or a VA-7), nothing should stop your from taking advantage of the VariPhrase part. 3. See page 109 for the main operational steps.
  • Page 132: Song Playback Functions

    The Keyboard parts remain active in Composer mode, and you can mute or solo any part of the song you are 3. Play the notes of the Song you want the VA-76 to playing back. That way, you can also use Standard find.
  • Page 133: Fast Forward, Rewind, And Reset

    field to accelerate the fast forward or rewind process. amount of liberty for programmers. Finding the part The measure indication in the display will help you you want to mute is not always easy, though the VA-76 locate the measure you need. can help you find it.
  • Page 134: Song/keyboard-part Balance

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Song Composer (the basics) 2. On the Song Composer page (see above), press the Muting tracks/MIDI channels [Minus One] field. On this page (and while the [Solo] field is displayed in The display now looks more or less as follows: blue) you can also mute tracks/MIDI channels.
  • Page 135: Transpose

    Song Composer page: Of course, it is also possible to take advantage of the VA-76’s Transpose function, which may be convenient if you are used to playing a given song in another key than the one used by the selected Standard MIDI File.
  • Page 136: Playing Back A Song Chain

    Song Chain. 12. Press the [Cancel] field to delete the currently selected Position. (The display on your VA-76 may look slightly differ- This is the Position that is displayed in white. You can- ent.) not delete the “End”..
  • Page 137: Chain Mode

    VA-76 – Song Options 10.5 Song Options Chain Mode The Chain Mode allows you to specify how the As for the Style Find function, there also a number of selected Song Chain should be played back. This is utilities for renaming or deleting Standard MIDI Files typically a function you set after selecting the desired on Zip or floppy disks.
  • Page 138: P&s Input

    The VA-76 will skip such empty Positions during playback of the Chain in question. (Be aware that this may shorten your break when you use the VA-76 for gigs.) P&S Input This option allows you to program the theme that by which to find the Song using the Play &..
  • Page 139: Song Composer (16-track, Etc.)

    Tracks and MIDI channels Tracks are assigned to MIDI channels on a 1:1 basis The Song Composer of your VA-76 is linked to a 16- (i.e. Track 1= MIDI channel 1,… Track 12= MIDI track sequencer with full-fledged editing functions channel 12, etc.).
  • Page 140: Example 1: Recording A Track

    Example 1: Recording a track Selecting the (Recording) Mode and the first mea- sure Here’s how to add a track to a song in the VA-76’s Song RAM memory. This is only meaningful after recording a song using the Song Composer or after playing back a song on disk.
  • Page 141 VA-76 – 16-track Sequencer 7. Press the [Octave] field. Selecting a Tone or Drum Set This is only necessary if you want your notes to be The following parameter allows you to assign a Tone sounded and recorded in a different octave than the (normal track) or Drum Set (track 10 or the 2nd one you use for playing.
  • Page 142 Tone/Drum Set selection [PLAY ®] to start playback. above. As soon as the VA-76 reaches the point where you want to punch in, press [REC ] to start recording. 17. Play a few notes on the keyboard to check whether (The [REC ] field is now displayed steadily.) You..
  • Page 143: Saving Your Song

    (by pressing [EXIT]): That means that the VA-76’s Song RAM memory already contains song data we need to erase. (Even if the VA-76’s Song RAM memory is still empty, using the Initialize function would be a good idea.) Here is how to: 2.
  • Page 144 Song RAM memory. (Songs programmed on other instruments that already contain two drum tracks can [Initialize 13th Track] field. be used like VA-76 songs with a “2nd Drum track”, The display now looks more or less as follows: though.) Select Off if you don’t need a second Drum Set, or set the number of the desired track.
  • Page 145: Editing 16-track Songs

    VA-76 – Editing 16-track songs 11.2 Editing 16-track songs b) …and use the [TEMPO/DATA] dial to select the track. Easy editing and useful functions REC fields— In Merge mode (see page 142), you can After recording a track, you may want to do some specify for each parameter whether or not to record touching up.
  • Page 146: In-depth Editing Of A 16-track Song

    CPT is short for “Clock Pulse e) Save your song to disk. Time”, the smallest step unit used by the VA-76. (There are 120 CPTs to every beat of a bar.) Change Available options for ‘Note’..
  • Page 147 MIDI messages that allow you to change parameter values. For music tracks, these messages cannot be programmed on the VA-76, but songs recorded on other devices may contain them. In the case of the M track, only SysEx messages (for Reverb, Chorus, and Delay setup, etc.) located after 1-1-0 can..
  • Page 148 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Song Composer (16-track, etc.) Velocity From/For— The From level allows you to specify the position where the selected number of bars, beats, and clocks is to be inserted. For, on the other hand, specifies how many bars, beats, and CPTs are to be inserted.
  • Page 149 VA-76 – Editing 16-track songs Note: A similar system is also available for other parame- release timing may have been correct for the original ters. See “Change” on page 152. Tone, you could use Gate Time to shorten all notes to such a degree that they no longer overlap.
  • Page 150: Utility: Other Useful Functions

    SysEx messages. The initial 1. Load the song you wish to edit (if it does not yet settings (located at 1.1.0), however, cannot be shifted. reside in the VA-76’s Song RAM memory). See page 31. From, To, Bar, Beat, CPT— See page 148.
  • Page 151 (and can thus be restored), they are ues. only understood by the VA-76, the VA-7, the VA-5, the VA-3, the G-1000, and the EM-2000. See “Header Post [Init Value]— Press this field to reset all values on this Edit”..
  • Page 152 find that the destination track is longer after executing the copy function. Note: The VA-76 has no Undo function. Saving your song Track (1~16)— This is where you select the two tracks to disk before copying will allow you to load the previous to be exchanged.
  • Page 153: Style Converter

    VA-76 – Style Converter Note: If the original was referenced by a User Program and • Your new Style resides in the VA-76 Style RAM mem- if you now wish to use the new version (saved under a dif- ory (Disk User). Do not forget to save it to disk before..
  • Page 154 If that pattern is in F# and if tracks surrounded by a white box to the selected you forget to tell the VA-76 that it is, F# is what you User Style pattern. will hear when you play a C or C chord in Arranger mode.
  • Page 155: Edit Lyrics

    If that memory doesn’t yet contain data, the new Style will use the current time signature and The VA-76 contains a group of functions that allow tempo. If you like, you can set the default tempo in the you to add Lyrics to a Standard MIDI File that does field next to [Key].
  • Page 156 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Song Composer (16-track, etc.) 12. Press [oBack] to return to the Edit Lyrics page The display now changes to: (see above). Now you’re all set for the synchronization work: 13. Press the [Lyrics Synchro] field. 5. Press the [Edit] field.
  • Page 157: Utility' Functions For Edit Lyrics

    VA-76 – Edit Lyrics 18. Repeat this at the quarter note where the second Deleting a text file on disk line should be displayed. This function allows you to delete a text file (ending in “.txt”) of the selected Zip or Floppy disk.
  • Page 158 1. On the Edit Lyrics page, press the [TXT Export] field. 2. Press the [YES] field to erase all Lyrics data still present in the VA-76’s Song RAM. This takes you to the SAVE Song page where you can save the MIDI data without lyrics.
  • Page 159: Header Post Edit

    SysEx data. gram, or those contained in the song data. 1. On page 129, we told you that the VA-76 allows you • Tempo is a relative parameter that modifies all tempo to ignore certain User Program settings, in which case values of the song (including changes) by the same some of the settings below will not be used.
  • Page 160 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Song Composer (16-track, etc.) PChange— (1~128) These are program change mes- sages that allow you to select another Tone or Drum Set. See page 222 for a list of the VA-76’s Tones and Drum Sets. Volume (07)— Control change messages (CC07) that allow you to modify the Part volume.
  • Page 161: Programming User Styles

    You can program your own accompaniments (Styles) The VA-76 allows you to program 36 different pat- on the VA-76. Styles you program do not reside in terns per Style, some of which are selectable via dedi- ROM, which is why we call them User Styles, or Styles cated buttons ([ORIGINAL], [VARIATION] or via the created by a user (either you or someone else).
  • Page 162 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Programming User Styles Looped vs one-shot There are two kinds of patterns on the VA-76: looped divisions and one-shot divisions. Looped divisions— Looped divisions are accompani- One-shot divisions— One-shot divisions are accom- ments that are repeated for as long as you do not select..
  • Page 163: Selecting The User Style Composer

    VA-76 – Recording User Styles from scratch Clearing the Disk User memory (Delete) 12.2 Recording User Styles from The first thing we need to do is clear the VA-76’s Style scratch RAM memory. That memory is indeed also used when you select a Disk Link, or a Disk User Style.
  • Page 164: Record Mode

    (see “Remarks” on page 171), you DATA] dial to specify the quantize value. have to tell the VA-76 what key you are recording in. The preset value, 1/16, is OK for most situations. If That way, everything you play will be automatically..
  • Page 165: Tone Selection

    VA-76 – Recording User Styles from scratch Tone selection Time signature Another important aspect is Tone selection because Before you start recording, you must specify the time the address (Group, Bank, Number, Variation) of the signature of your accompaniment. Select 4/4 for 8- or..
  • Page 166 …your Style will look (and sound) like this (5 bars): Furthermore, in User Style Record mode, all patterns are looped, so that the VA-76 keeps playing them back until you press the [START/STOP] button. A wrong number of measures (5 instead of 4, for example) is very likely to put you off, so do take the time to set the pattern length before you start recording.
  • Page 167: Tempo

    VA-76 – Recording User Styles from scratch 22. Use the [TEMPO/DATA] dial to specify the num- around you could add the snare drum, the third time ber of bars. Our pattern should be 4 measures long, the HiHat, and so on. – But you can also play the so enter the value “4”.
  • Page 168: Saving Your Style To Disk

    Remember that your VA-76 is multitasking, so that nature of the Style. The name you enter here will be you can leave this page as soon as the VA-76 starts sav- displayed on the Master page every time you select this ing the Style to disk: Style (via Disk Link, if assigned, or as “Disk User..
  • Page 169: Remarks

    Playback in Arranger mode Speed Options— The [Fast] and [Slow] fields allow As stated on page 163, the Arranger of your VA-76 is you to double or halve the playback tempo. The very similar to a drum machine, except for one thing: [Slow] option is useful for checking difficult riffs to..
  • Page 170: Copying Entire Styles Using Load (all Tracks)

    Note: This procedure is not really necessary because select- (floppy, Zip) disk. The VA-76 allows you to: ing a Disk Link or Disk User Style in the VA-76’s Arranger mode has exactly the same effect as this function. Here, • Copy entire Styles to the Style RAM memory (Disk however, you know exactly what you’re doing.
  • Page 171 Note: Listen is not available when you select ALL for one of Note: If the Style RAM memory already contains new data, the above entries. save it to disk before copying. The VA-76 has no Undo func- tion. Saving a Style to disk before copying will allow you to From load the previous version in case something goes wrong.
  • Page 172: Editing On The Fly By Recording

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Programming User Styles When the data are copied, the display will tell you: 12.4 Editing User Styles Editing on the fly by recording Adding notes in realtime To add notes to an existing part, press the [Merge] field so that it is displayed in white, select the track, and start recording by pressing the [REC ] field and..
  • Page 173 VA-76 – Editing User Styles If you select the ADrums track, the display looks Note: The names of the drum/percussion sounds depend on the currently selected Drum Set. The sounds are usually slightly different: similar in nature, however. 1. On the above display page, select the ADrums track.
  • Page 174: Edit Functions That Are Not Part Of The User Style Edit Mode

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Programming User Styles Edit functions that are not part of the c) Press the [REC] field(s) below the slider(s) whose User Style Edit mode setting(s) you want to record. Those [REC] fields must be displayed in white. Length d) Either use the on-screen-sliders or touch a slider Press the [Length] field in the left column..
  • Page 175: User Style Edit Mode

    VA-76 – User Style Edit mode Time Signature 12.5 User Style Edit mode Press the [Time Signature] field in the left column All display pages of the User Style Edit mode feature a [oBack] field that allows you to jump back to the [Rec] page.
  • Page 176: Erase

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Programming User Styles Erase From Note/Than Note, To Note— See page 149. [FUNCTION MENU] button [User Style Composer] field [Edit] field Execute— Press this field to confirm your settings and [Erase] edit the data. Delete [FUNCTION MENU] button [User Style Composer] field..
  • Page 177: Insert

    VA-76 – User Style Edit mode Insert In other words, never transpose an entire pattern as that will invariably lead to a lot of confusion in the [FUNCTION MENU] button [User Style Composer] field [Edit] field [Insert] Arranger mode. Track, Mode, Type, Division— See page 178 for details.
  • Page 178: Quantize

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Programming User Styles Quantize effectively erase the notes, which can only be achieved with Erase (see page 178). You cannot use Gate Time [FUNCTION MENU] button [User Style Composer] field [Edit] field [Quantize] to erase notes. Execute— Press this field to confirm your settings and edit the data.
  • Page 179: User Style Micro Mode

    VA-76 – User Style Micro mode 12.6 User Style Micro mode Auditioning the pattern a) Press the [START/STOP] button to start playback of the selected pattern. The display now changes to: Select this mode whenever you need to change just one aspect of an otherwise perfect User Style (or cop- ied ROM/Disk User Style).
  • Page 180: Insert

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Programming User Styles Insert Status column— This column contains all the mes- sage types you can assign to an event. See page 177 for [FUNCTION MENU] button [User Style Composer] field [Micro] field details. Use the [TEMPO/DATA] dial for selecting an [Insert] event.
  • Page 181: Move Mix

    To insert a note event, you can also press the corre- must be displayed in white). Use the [o][k] fields or sponding key on the VA-76’s keyboard. If the velocity the [TEMPO/DATA] dial to call up other groups of 5 value is not the one you need, either press the same events (these are not selected automatically).
  • Page 182: Copy Mix

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Programming User Styles Copy Mix 12.7 User Style Utility [FUNCTION MENU] button [User Style Composer] field [Micro] field [Copy Mix] The User Style Utility mode contains four functions you may need from time to time. Change [FUNCTION MENU] button [User Style Composer] field..
  • Page 183 Unlike “Delete” on page 178, the User Style Delete c) Acc patterns (e.g. Acc3~Acc6) can be copied to function is used to clear the VA-76’s Disk User mem- any Acc – but never to an ADrums or ABass track. ory. If you are sure you no longer need a given Style, delete it using this function.
  • Page 184: Miscellaneous

    In some cases, you can also set a value. Use the on- screen slider (if available), the [TEMPO/DATA] dial The VA-76 provides several built-in controllers as well or the [DATA] button/Numeric Entry pad for doing as three sockets for connecting optional controllers that will make your life a lot easier.
  • Page 185 But as soon as you return to the Arranger Note: See the above note. The TVF Cutoff frequency cannot (normal VA-76) mode, everything will be back to normal be lowered if TVF Cutoff is already set to “–64”.
  • Page 186: Pitch Bender

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Miscellaneous Formant Up/Down— These two options allow Note: The Pitch value you set here will only be effective when you turn the Bender lever fully to the left (downward you to change the character of the selected VariPhrase.
  • Page 187: Touch Control (ribbon)

    VA-76 – Choosing the performance functions (Controllers) Touch Control (Ribbon) 3. Press the field of the parameter whose setting you wish to change. If the desired parameter is not dis- played, use the [o][k] fields to select it. 4. Enter the desired value using the on-screen slider, the [TEMPO/DATA] dial, or the [DATA] button/ Numeric Entry pad.
  • Page 188: Sustain Switch (cc64)

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Miscellaneous Sustain Switch (CC64) LFO2 Rate, LFO2 Pitch, LFO2 TVF, LFO2 TVA— Same setting range and meaning as the corresponding LFO1 parameters. Note that not all Tones use a second LFO, which is why these settings do not always yield the desired effect.
  • Page 189: Foot Switch

    Punch I/O— The footswitch can be used to activate Division of the currently active Type, depending on and switch off punch in/out recording of the VA-76’s which one is active at the time you press the foot- sequencer (see page 144).
  • Page 190: Foot Pedal (expression)

    Programs. The expression pedal can be used for several purposes. The default setting of the VA-76 is that the volume of all parts is affected by the position of the optional expression pedal. You could, however, use it to control the M-FX or the VariPhrase part.
  • Page 191: Pad Parameters

    (foot switches). Formant Up/Down Note: The assigned functions apply to the VA-76 as a whole and are not written to individual User Programs. They can, If you select..
  • Page 192: Pad Buttons

    Melody Intelligent— Same function as the button of 2. Press the [Pad 1] or [Pad 2] field, depending on the same name on the VA-76’s front panel: it allows whose button’s assignment you wish to change. you to switch Melody Intelligence on and off.
  • Page 193: Global Parameters (for The Entire Va-76)

    PAD button goes dark. Fade Outs are extremely popular in pop music, and the VA-76 allows you to end a song just like the original. To do so, press the assigned PAD button. The volume then gradually decreases until it reaches zero (indica- tor lights steadily).
  • Page 194: Factory Resume

    When this parameter is set to [OFF], the Virtual Band page is no longer displayed automatically every time you switch on the VA-76. This also means that the Vir- tual Band page does not automatically appear after a few moments of inactivity. It’s up to you to decide whether or not the Virtual Band is solicited automati- The Factory Resume fields allow you to select all or..
  • Page 195: Midi

    That concept is not difficult to understand. Just think message with the velocity value “0” is used to signal of your VA-76: it is equipped with an Arranger capable the end of a note (i.e. velocity value “0” effectively of playing the drums, the bass, and up to six accompa- functions as note-off message).
  • Page 196 Note: The values modified using RPN messages will not be within the MIDI standard. On the VA-76, CC16 and initialized even if Program Change messages etc. are CC17 allow you to control two parameters of the M- received to select other sounds.
  • Page 197: About Midi Implementation Charts

    GS Reset (GS Format System Exclusive)— When GS Reset All Controllers *— This message returns con- Reset is received, the VA-76 will be set to the basic GS troller values (modulation, Pitch Bend, etc.) to their settings. The beginning of song data bearing the GS initial settings.
  • Page 198: Preparations For Using The Midi Functions

    To have another instrument sound in response to the (ADrums, ABass, Acc1~6). The most important (and notes you play on the VA-76, or to record your music practical) use for this field is to select the default MIDI with a computer or external sequencer, you must channels after trying out several possibilities.
  • Page 199: Keyboard Midi, Style Midi, Song Midi

    Local (On, Off – TX only) Set Local to On (default setting) whenever you want the VA-76 to respond to the notes you play on the keyboard. Setting Local to Off means that the part in question no longer controls the inter-..
  • Page 200 CC32 message equals 0 or is missing. For this parame- received by the selected part, set the range to the ter, you can select “4” (VA-76), “1”, “2”, or “3”. You can- desired values. This may be necessary when control- not filter this Bank Select message.
  • Page 201: Utilities Midi

    See above for an explanation of these parameters. The The Style TX Sync parameters allow you to specify new or different functions are: whether or not the VA-76 should send MIDI realtime CC16, 17, 18— Correspond to the [Pitch], [Time], messages whenever you start the Arranger. Sending and [Formant] sliders respectively (see page 49).
  • Page 202: Basic

    [MIDI] field [Utilities MIDI] field [Basic] field tain lyrics data causes the VA-76 to send these data on the Basic Channel – unless you set this filter to [OFF]. Select [ON] if you want to transmit Lyrics data to an LVC-1 Lyrics-to-Video Converter.
  • Page 203: Nta: Note-to-arranger

    Note: You cannot assign the same MIDI channel to 1 & 2 Channl Rx. another Music Style. Note: Whenever you select another Style on your VA-76, it Shift transmits a CC00-CC32-PC cluster on the Style channel. (–48~48) This parameter allows you to transpose the..
  • Page 204 Int— A muted part can no longer be played via the VA-76’s keyboard or Arranger but continues to send When you set Soft Thru back to Off, the VA-76 sends a MIDI messages to MIDI OUT. Local message with a value “127”, thereby switching the piano’s Local function back on.
  • Page 205: Midi Sets

    MIDI Set to a User Program (see page 131), and specify which MIDI Set should be loaded each time you switch on the VA-76 (see below). If you need to reset some or all MIDI parameters to their default values, loading the Macro Settings (see page 200) may be a wiser choice than selecting a MIDI Set.
  • Page 206 Remember that your VA-76 is multitasking, so that whose data you wish to (partially) load. you can leave this page as soon as the VA-76 starts sav- If the name of the desired MIDI Set is not displayed, ing the MIDI Set to disk.
  • Page 207: Disk Functions

    15.1 Autoload select the internal memory (ROM Styles) or a disk. The VA-76 provides an Autoload function for the fol- Press [INT A/B] to copy a ROM Style (i.e. one of the lowing file types: VariPhrase Sets, Songs, MIDI Sets, 128 factory Styles) to the Disk User memory.
  • Page 208: Load User Prg

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Disk functions Load MIDI Set Selection— Press the field of the song you wish to load. If the desired song is not displayed, use the [FUNCTION MENU] [Disk] field [Load] field [Midi Set] field [o][k] fields to scroll through the list of available songs.
  • Page 209: Disk Save (saving Data To Disk)

    [FUNCTION MENU] [Disk] field [Save] field [Style] field This page allows you to save the Song that is currently in the VA-76’s Song RAM memory to disk. See page 67 for details. Save User Program Set [FUNCTION MENU] [Disk] field [Save] field..
  • Page 210: Save Midi Set

    If this message is displayed, none of your User phrases also “Saving MIDI Sets to disk” on page 207. have been saved to disk (and if they had, they would be unreadable). Do not switch off the VA-76 at this Save Phrase point: eject the disk, and insert another one.
  • Page 211: Delete

    All other disks must be format- Style One Style on the selected disk. ted by the VA-76 to be usable. To this end, the VA-76 provides two formatting options. See “Formatting a Song One song on the selected disk.
  • Page 212: Copy Functions

    The display now responds with a warning regarding copyright legislation. The display now displays an animated clock to signal that some (or all) data are being copied to the VA-76’s RAM memory. 2. Press the [Proceed] field. 3. On the page that appears now, press the [Disk] field Once the first chunk of data has been loaded, follow-..
  • Page 213 Copy operation. you should do so before proceeding. See page 67 for If you press [YES] or [NO], the VA-76 copies the first details. For safety reasons, it would be a good idea to chunk of data to its RAM memory, after which the dis- also save your User VariPhrases to disk before pro- play asks you to insert the destination disk.
  • Page 214: Rename

    floppy drive. The Rename functions allow you to modify the name of a file on the disk you inserted into the VA-76’s disk 5. Press the field that corresponds to the file type you drive. Please be aware that the selected file cannot be wish to copy.
  • Page 215 File Name and the Style/Song Name. The first is the file’s “address” on the disk, while the second some- times appears on the VA-76’s display (see also page 68). For the remaining files, only the File Name can be set.
  • Page 216: Specifications

    Zip disk with a series of useful supplementary files (see the booklet included with the Zip disk Accessories for its contents), metal music stand, Owner’s Manual PK-5 Dynamic MIDI Pedal, FC-7 Foot Controller, MSA/MSD/MSE series floppy disks (Roland & third-party), RH-25/50 Headphones, Options DP-2 Pedal switch, DP-6 Pedal switch (piano type), BOSS FS-5U Foot Switch, EV-5 Expression pedal, BOSS FV-300L Foot Volume/Expression Pedal, KC-100/300/500 Keyboard Amplifiers..
  • Page 217: M-fx Types & Controllable Parameters

    17. M-FX Types & controllable parameters Below please find a list of the M-FX Types available on the VA-76. As stated on page 123, each type provides two param- eters that can be controlled via the M-Value 1 and M-Value 2 sliders in the display. Parameters indicated with an asterisk (*) can also be controlled via an optional footswitch.
  • Page 218 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—M-FX Types & controllable parameters CHORUS EFFECTS 40 GteRevRv M-Val 1° Balance D>0E~D0<E M-Val 2 Level 0~127 “D” means dry (no effect), while “E” means effect (no unprocessed (Reversed gated reverb) signal); “0” refers to the level. 41 GteRevS1 M-Val 1°..
  • Page 219 VA-76 – Disk Utility 73 GTRMlt3C M-Val 1 DS Pan L63 ~0~ R63 M-Val 1° Wah Man 0~127 55 DS Delay M-Val 2° DlyBalance D>0E~D0<E M-Val 2 OD Drive 0~127 (OD Amp 2-Stk) This effect connects a Distortion effect and a Delay in series.
  • Page 220: Reference

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference 18. Reference 18.1 Tones VA-76 Tones (Tone Map 4) GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name Piano 1 V AcGuitar 3..
  • Page 221 VA-76 – Tones GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name CS Bass Contrabass Hybrid Str.2 Distortion : JP-4 Bass 44 126 Organ 2 DistStrings Dist.Fast :..
  • Page 222 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name Bam Hit St.Orch Brs Flute Exp. D-50 Saw Bit Hit St.Orch Brs2 Flt Travelso..
  • Page 223 VA-76 – Tones GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name 260HarmPad Shwimmer 102 16 4 Sweep FX Shanai EP Heaven Celestial Pd 17 102 17..
  • Page 224 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name Reverse Cym. 25 121 28 TC Dowm Nz Bird 18 126 18 Soda..
  • Page 225 VA-76 – Tones GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name Nylon-str.Gt Muted PickBs Tremolo Str Bit Hit Ukulele P.Bass/Harm. Slow Tremolo Bim Hit Nylon Gt.o..
  • Page 226 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name Baritone Sax Oct Saw Lead Sweep Pad Sitar Bari. Sax : SequenceSaw1 Polar Pad..
  • Page 227 VA-76 – Tones GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name 119 11 606 Tom 10 121 11 Chord Stroke 124 127 Telephone 11 126 11 Perc.
  • Page 228 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name 40 126 Organ 1 Trombone Ocarina X'mas Bell 40 127 Funny Vox Trombone 2..
  • Page 229 VA-76 – Tones Car-Stop GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name Car-Pass Woodblock 120 16 Rev.Kick 1 Stream Car-Crash Castanets 120 17 Rev.ConBD Bubble Siren 116 127 Elec Perc 1 120 24 Rev.Tom 1..
  • Page 230 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name GBN Var PC CC00 CC32 Name French Horn Polysynth 121 127 Castanets Fr.Horn 2 91 127 Trombone 1 BreathNoise 61 126 Brass 2 Space Voice Fl.KeyClick..
  • Page 231: Drum Sets

    VA-76 – Drum Sets 18.2 Drum Sets VA-7 Kits PC: 1 [CC32: 4] PC: 2 [CC32: 4] PC: 3 [CC32: 4] PC: 4 [CC32: 4] PC: 5 [CC32: 4] PC: 6 [CC32: 4] PC: 9 [CC32: 4] PC: 10 [CC32: 4]..
  • Page 232 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference PC: 1 [CC32: 4] PC: 2 [CC32: 4] PC: 3 [CC32: 4] PC: 4 [CC32: 4] PC: 5 [CC32: 4] PC: 6 [CC32: 4] PC: 9 [CC32: 4] PC: 10 [CC32: 4] PC: 11 [CC32: 4] PC: 12 [CC32: 4]..
  • Page 233 VA-76 – Drum Sets VA-7 Kits PC: 13 [CC32: 4] PC: 14 [CC32: 4] PC: 17 [CC32: 4] PC: 18 [CC32: 4] PC: 19 [CC32: 4] PC: 25 [CC32: 4] PC: 26 [CC32: 4] PC: 27 [CC32: 4] PC: 28 [CC32: 4]..
  • Page 234 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference VA-7 Kits PC: 30 [CC32: 4] PC: 31 [CC32: 4] PC: 33 [CC32: 4] PC: 34 [CC32: 4] PC: 41 [CC32: 4] PC: 42 [CC32: 4] PC: 43 [CC32: 4] PC: 44 [CC32: 4] PC: 49 [CC32: 4]..
  • Page 235 VA-76 – Drum Sets PC: 30 [CC32: 4] PC: 31 [CC32: 4] PC: 33 [CC32: 4] PC: 34 [CC32: 4] PC: 41 [CC32: 4] PC: 42 [CC32: 4] PC: 43 [CC32: 4] PC: 44 [CC32: 4] PC: 49 [CC32: 4]..
  • Page 236 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference VA-7 Kits PC: 51 [CC32: 4] PC: 52 [CC32: 4] PC: 53 [CC32: 4] PC: 54 [CC32: 4] PC: 55 [CC32: 4] PC: 56 [CC32: 4] PC: 57 [CC32: 4] PC: 58 [CC32: 4] PC: 59 [CC32: 4] PC: 60 [CC32: 4] KICK &..
  • Page 237 VA-76 – Drum Sets VA-7 Kits PC: 61 [CC32: 4] PC: 63 [CC32: 4] PC: 64 [CC32: 4] PC: 128 [CC32: 4] PC: 1 [CC32: 122] PC: 9 [CC32: 122] PC: 17 [CC32: 122] PC: 25 [CC32: 122] PC: 26 [CC32: 122]..
  • Page 238 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference PC: 1 [CC32: 122] PC: 17 [CC32: 122] PC: 25 [CC32: 122] PC: 26 [CC32: 122] PC: 33 [CC32: 122] PC: 61 [CC32: 4] PC: 63 [CC32: 4] PC: 64 [CC32: 4] PC: 128 [CC32: 4] PC: 9 [CC32: 122]..
  • Page 239 VA-76 – Drum Sets PC: 41 [CC32: 122] PC: 49 [CC32: 122] PC: 57 [CC32: 122] PC: 1 [CC32: 119] PC: 2 [CC32: 119] PC: 9 [CC32: 119] PC: 17 [CC32: 119] PC: 25 [CC32: 119] PC: 26 [CC32: 119]..
  • Page 240 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference PC: 41 [CC32: 119] PC: 49 [CC32: 119] PC: 121 [CC32: 122] PC: 122 [CC32: 122] PC: 1 [CC32: 3] PC: 2 [CC32: 3] PC: 3 [CC32: 3] PC: 9 [CC32: 3] PC: 10 [CC32: 3] PC: 11 [CC32: 3]..
  • Page 241 VA-76 – Drum Sets PC: 41 [CC32: 119] PC: 49 [CC32: 119] PC: 121 [CC32: 122] PC: 122 [CC32: 122] PC: 1 [CC32: 3] PC: 2 [CC32: 3] PC: 3 [CC32: 3] PC: 9 [CC32: 3] PC: 10 [CC32: 3]..
  • Page 242 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference Tone Map 3 PC: 12 [CC32: 3] PC: 17 [CC32: 3] PC: 25 [CC32: 3] PC: 26 [CC32: 3] PC: 27 [CC32: 3] PC: 28 [CC32: 3] PC: 29 [CC32: 3] PC: 30 [CC32: 3] PC: 31 [CC32: 3]..
  • Page 243 VA-76 – Drum Sets Tone Map 3 PC: 41 [CC32: 3] PC: 49 [CC32: 3] PC: 50 [CC32: 3] PC: 51 [CC32: 3] PC: 53 [CC32: 3] PC: 54 [CC32: 3] PC: 57 [CC32: 3] PC: 58 [CC32: 3] PC: 59 [CC32: 3]..
  • Page 244 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference PC: 41 [CC32: 3] PC: 49 [CC32: 3] PC: 50 [CC32: 3] PC: 51 [CC32: 3] PC: 53 [CC32: 3] PC: 54 [CC32: 3] PC: 57 [CC32: 3] PC: 58 [CC32: 3] PC: 59 [CC32: 3] PC: 128 [CC32: 3]..
  • Page 245 VA-76 – Drum Sets Tone Map 2 PC: 1 [CC32: 2] PC: 2 [CC32: 2] PC: 9 [CC32: 2] PC: 17 [CC32: 2] PC: 25 [CC32: 2] PC: 26 [CC32: 2] PC: 27 [CC32: 2] PC: 33 [CC32: 2] PC: 41 [CC32: 2]..
  • Page 246 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference Tone Map 2 PC: 50 [CC32: 2] PC: 51 [CC32: 2] PC: 52 [CC32: 2] PC: 57 [CC32: 2] PC: 58 [CC32: 2] PC: 128 [CC32: 2] PC: 1 [CC32: 1] PC: 9 [CC32: 1] PC: 17 [CC32: 1]..
  • Page 247 VA-76 – Drum Sets PC: 50 [CC32: 2] PC: 51 [CC32: 2] PC: 52 [CC32: 2] PC: 57 [CC32: 2] PC: 58 [CC32: 2] PC: 128 [CC32: 2] PC: 1 [CC32: 1] PC: 9 [CC32: 1] PC: 17 [CC32: 1]..
  • Page 248 VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference Tone Map 1 PC: 26 [CC32: 1] PC: 33 [CC32: 1] PC: 41 [CC32: 1] PC: 49 [CC32: 1] PC: 57 [CC32: 1] PC: 128 [CC32: 1] TR-808 Jazz Brush Orchestra CM-64/32L C–1 0 C0 12 C1 24..
  • Page 249: Internal Music Styles

    VA-76 – Internal Music Styles 18.3 Internal Music Styles ROCK SWING ZIP 1 (Disk Link) A11 LightRk1 = 86 SlSwing1 = 55 Party_1 = 128 A12 LightRk2 = 100 SlSwing2 = 85 Party_2 = 110 A13 LightRk3 = 105 MedSwng1..
  • Page 250: Chord Intelligence

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference 18.4 Chord Intelligence C#M7 E M7 C#m7 E m7 CmM7 C#mM7 DmM7 E mM7 EmM7 FmM7 Cdim C#dim Ddim E dim Edim Fdim Cm7 ( 5 ) C#m7 ( 5 ) Dm7 ( 5 ) E m7 ( 5 )
  • Page 251 VA-76 – Chord Intelligence F#M7 A M7 B M7 F#m7 A m7 B m7 F#mM7 GmM7 A mM7 AmM7 B mM7 BmM7 F#dim Gdim A dim Adim B dim Bdim F#m7 ( 5 ) Gm7 ( 5 ) A m7 ( 5 )
  • Page 252: Midi Implementation Chart

    VA-76 Owner’s Manual—Reference 18.5 MIDI Implementation Chart [V-Arranger Keyboard] Date: January 2001 Model: VA-76 Version: 1.00 Function.. Transmitted Recognized Remarks 32 Parts Basic Default 1~16 1~16 1 VariPhrasePart 1 Audio In Part Channel Changed 1~16, Off 1~16, Off 4 Logical Parts..
  • Page 253: Index

    VA-76 – Owner’s Manual 19. Index Numerics Auto 104 Controller functions 186 Disk Chain Mode 139 Converter (Style) 155 Format 132 00 Free Panel 128 Lock 115 Copy 184 Link , saving 210 1 Ch Limit 205 M-FX 121 16-track 153..
  • Page 254 Index Genre 109 Keyboard Manual Global Field 55 Drums 42 Factory 28, 85 Header Post Edit 161 Functions 85 M-FX 121 Resume 196 Parameters 55, 83, 195 MIDI 201 Song Chain 139 Fade 195 VariPhrase 81 Mode 34 Mark A/B 156 Fade In/Out 78 Volume 113 Part 35..
  • Page 255 VA-76 – Owner’s Manual Mixer 113 Pan 198 Position 138 Ritardando 104 16-track 144 Delay 119 Post Edit 161 Rnd 115 User Style 175 LFO 188 Preferred Tone 40 Robot 82 Mode VariPhrase 79 Preset tempo 176 Roll Copy 154..
  • Page 256 Index Source 71, 172 Tempo 27, 169 VariPhrase 29 Source pattern 153, 185 Arranger (options) 104 Assign to Song 146 Unpacking 7 Space 68 Change 104 Clinic 45 Up 129 Specifications 218 Ignore (in User Program) 130 Effect 124 UP1 linked to Song 33 Speed Options 171, 181 Preset 176 Faders (controllers) 49..
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