Piano Roll: Copy and Paste Chords

Copy and Paste Chords in Reaper’s Piano Roll: Select chord using right click drag and select – Ctrl c to Copy chord. Move cursor to grid position/division and Ctrl v to paste copied chord. Alter notes by selecting with left click and holding to drag note to new position/note on grid.

Reaper: Piano Roll – Join and Split Notes

Using shortcuts we can split notes: Using right click and drag to select notes and then the shortcut: ‘J’ we can join the selected notes together. BY moving our mouse cursor to any position/division on the piano roll grid we can use the shortcut: ‘S’ to split the note at that point.

Reaper: Enter Notes in Piano Roll Part 1

Entering notes in Piano Roll: Select the note you want – the piano roll to the left will light up green. Double click on the area and your note will be created. If you want the note longer or shorter ‘grab’ the end of the note using the right mouse button and drag right to […]

Insert New Midi Item

To insert a midi item we need to select and area of the track lane. Go to 2.1 as illustrated below and left click. 2.1 is the beginning of bar one: Using Right Click and Dragging to the left towards 1.1 we will be selecting Bar 1. Bar 1 selected 1.1 ->2.1 Go to the […]

Reaper: Piano Roll – Transpose to Create Chords – Version 2

This article is a follow on from a previous article: Reaper: Piano Roll – Transpose to Create Chords Using Transpose to create chords in Reaper’s Piano Roll Create a C Major Chord following the illustration below: CTRL + A to select all notes in chord. Choose ‘From Scale’ Make sure ‘From Scale’ is the same […]

Reaper Piano Roll: E2-B2 Guitar as reference – Low Notes

Before you start please read: Reaper Piano Roll: C Major Scale – Guitar as reference(C3-C4) Lowest notes on the guitar: E2 – F2 – G2 – A2 – B2 The notes above are the lowest notes on the guitar – E2 would be the Bottom E String. A2 could also be played on the E […]