#1
hey guys, I was tabbing out George Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F on Guitar Pro.

If anyone's listened to it before, a HUGE part of the opening is a snare drum roll.

Here is one version of the opening to give you guys a point of reference for the sound I want.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQWid0BgUpc&feature=related

Listen for beat 3 of the second measure (directly after the timpani thing at the beginning)
Also, about 1:15 - 1:20 is the really important one.

But I know I can use a trill / tremelo picking / really fast subdivisions of the beat in order to get a "roll" but it doesn't sound very.... concert snare drum like.

I'm using the "rock" setting for the drums as the "acoustic" type always sounds really weak and midi-like.

so, any suggestions?
Last edited by nmitchell076 at Nov 3, 2009,
#2
It's GP5 man, it really doesn't need to sound real.
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#3
Use the tremolo and then use a crescendo.

*shrug* Best I've got.
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It's GP5 man, it really doesn't need to sound real.


True, I guess it just kinda bugs me that I can get just about everything to sound alright, except the damn snare drums!!!! and everything else is midi lol, RSE is supposed to be better :P.
#5
I can never get a good snare roll either, but Snoopy's right. It doesn't need to sound real.
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