Category: Piano Roll

Reaper and Drum Programming Resources

As a project I am going to be getting my own resources and adding them here alongside links to software, articles, tutorials and available courses regarding programming drums in Reaper. This will include Drum Maps, Samples electronic and acoustic, Ideas and Tricks and tips. If you have any resources, videos, software, tutorials or courses that […]

Modern Drummer Drum Maps for Reaper

Reaper Drum Maps for Kontakt’s Abbey Road Modern Drummer Sparkle Drum Kit White Drum Kit Install Drum Map for Reaper – Save files to your keymaps folder. Options->Show REAPER resource path in explorer/finder Find ‘MIDINoteNames’ folder Save or Copy file to this folder. To load keymap: In Piano Roll: File->Note/CC Names->Load note/CC names from file […]

Note Values – Reaper

Semi Breve – Last for 4 Beats – 1 per bar in 4/4 Minim = Last for 2 Beats – 2 per bar in 4/4 Crotchet = Last for 1 beat – 4 per bar in 4/4 Quaver = 1/2 a beat – 8 per bar in 4/4 Semi Quaver = 1/4 of a beat […]

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 […]

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 […]