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i think this came with soundblaster from 1992 :
ie: its the freeware/demo version that came on 5.25" diskette
i think with blue + white lettering; ok i found a pic



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                 SEQUENCER PLUS PRO LATEST INFORMATION
                 =====================================

1.  INSTALLATION

To install  Sequencer Plus Pro  (SPPRO) to hard disk, insert diskette
into floppy Drive, then type "Install", followed by your target drive.
(Target drive should be a hard disk drive)

For example to install SPPRO to your C drive,

    INSTALL C:



2.  DEFAULT SETTING

The installation  program will read the BLASTER environment string to
determine the  Sound Blaster  card type and the  I/O address setting.
it will then copy the relevant TAPISB driver to subdirectory \VOYETRA
(the default).

Two batch files,  SP.BAT  and DRIVER.BAT are  provided to help you to
load  the TAPISB driver and run SPPRO.  You may use a  text editor to
edit SP.BAT and DRIVER.BAT to change the default.

SP.BAT     - A  batch file to  load TAPISB driver, then invoke SPPRO.
             The driver will be removed when you quit from SPPRO.

DRIVER.BAT - A  batch file to install or  remove  TAPISB  driver.  To
             remove driver, run DRIVER.BAT with the /REM option.


TAPI default to channel 16 for the drum channel, so as to comply with
General  Midi  Standard.  To change the  default drum channel, invoke
TAPISB driver with the switch:

/DCH:xx  (xx is any number from 1 to 16)



3. GENERAL MIDI

SPPRO now supports the "General MIDI" patch assignment and drum mapping.
The following table reflects the changes to instrument patch assignment
and drum note assignment. Procedures to map and record remain unchanged.


Instrument Patch Assignments
============================

1  Bright Acoustic Piano           64  Soprano Sax
2  Electric Grand Piano            65  Alto Sax
3  Honky-Tonk Piano                66  Tenor Sax
4  Rhodes Piano                    67  Baritone Sax
5  Chorused Piano                  68  Oboe
6  Harpsichord                     69  English Horn
7  Clavinet                        70  Bassoon
8  Celesta                         71  Clarinet
9  Glockenspiel                    72  Piccolo
10 Music Box                       73  Flute
11 Vibraphone                      74  Recorder
12 Marimba                         75  Pan Flute
13 Xylophone                       76  Bottle Blow
14 Tubular Bells                   77  Shakuhachi
15 Dulcimer                        78  Whistle
16 Hammond Organ                   79  Ocarina
17 Percussive Organ                80  Synth Lead 1 Square Wave Lead
18 Rock Organ                      81  Synth Lead 2 Sawtooth Wave Lead
19 Church Organ                    82  Synth Lead 3 Caliope Lead
20 Reed Organ                      83  Synth Lead 4 Chiff Lead
21 Accordion                       84  Synth Lead 5 Charang
22 Harmonica                       85  Synth Lead 6 Solo Synth Voice
23 Tango Accordion                 86  Synth Lead 7 Bright Saw Wave
24 Acoustic Nylon Guitar           87  Synth Lead 8 Brass and Lead
25 Acoustic Steel Guitar           88  Synth Pad 1 Fantasia Pad
26 Electric Jazz Guitar            89  Synth Pad 2 Warm Pad
27 Electric Clean Guitar           90  Synth Pad 3 Poly Synth Pad
28 Electric Muted Guitar           91  Synth Pad 4 Space Voice Pad
29 Overdriven Guitar               92  Synth Pad 5 Bowed Glass Pad
30 Distortion Guitar               93  Synth Pad 6 Metal Pad
31 Guitar Harmonics                94  Synth Pad 7 Halo Pad
32 Acoustic Bass                   95  Synth Pad 8 Sweep Pad
33 Electric Bass Fingered          96  Synth SFX 1 Ice Rain
34 Electric Bass Picked            97  Synth SFX 2 Sound Track
35 Fretless Bass                   98  Synth SFX 3 Crystal
36 Slap Bass 1                     99  Synth SFX 4 Atmosphere
37 Slap Bass 2                     100 Synth SFX 5 Brightness
38 Synth Bass 1                    101 Synth SFX 6 Goblin
39 Synth Bass 2                    102 Synth SFX 7 Echo Drops
40 Violin                          103 Synth SFX 8 Star Theme
41 Viola                           104 Sitar
42 Cello                           105 Banjo
43 Contrabass                      106 Shamisen
44 Tremolo Strings                 107 Koto
45 Pizzicato Strings               108 Kalimba
46 Orchestral Harp                 109 Bagpipe
47 Timpani                         110 Fiddle
48 String Ensemble 1               111 Shanai
49 String Ensemble 2               112 Tinkle Bells
50 Synth Strings 1                 113 Agogo
51 Synth Strings 2                 114 Steel Drums
52 Choir Aahs                      115 Woodblock
53 Voice Oohs                      116 Taiko Drum
54 Synth Voice                     117 Melodic Drum
55 Orchestral Hit                  118 Synth Drum
56 Trumpet                         119 Reverse Cymbal
57 Trombone                        120 Guitar Fret Noise
58 Tuba                            121 Breath Noise
59 Muted Trumpet                   122 Seashore
60 French Horn                     123 Bird Tweet
61 Brass Section                   124 Telephone Ring
62 Synth Brass 1                   125 Helicopter
63 Synth Brass 2                   126 Applause
                                   127 Gunshot

Drum Note Assignments
=====================

MIDI Note #   Drum Sound           MIDI Note #   Drum Sound

35            Bass Drum            59            Ride Cymbal
36            Bass Drum            60            High Bongo
37            Side Kick            61            Low Bongo
38            Snare Drum           62            Muted High Bongo
39            Hand Clap            63            Open High Conga
40            Electric Snare       64            Low Conga
41            Tom 1                65            High Timbale
42            Closed High Hat      66            Low Timbale
43            Tom 2                67            High Agogo
44            Pedal High Hat       68            Low Agogo
45            Tom 3                69            Cabasa
47            Tom 4                70            Maracas
48            Tom 5                71            Short Whistle
49            Crash Cymbal         72            Long Whistle
50            Tom 6                73            Short Guiro
51            Ride Cymbal          74            Long Guiro
52            Chinese Cymbal       75            Claves
53            Ride Bell            76            High Wood Block
54            Tambourine           77            Low Wood Block
55            Splash Cymbal        78            Mute Cuica
56            Cowbell              79            Open Cuica
57            Crash Cymbal         80            Mute Triangle
58            Vibraslap            81            Open Triangle

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Re: SEQUENCER PLUS PRO (1992)
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2017, 12:08:02 PM »
Quote "TAPI default to channel 16 for the drum channel, so as to comply with
General  Midi  Standard."

I wonder which standard they are talking about...
The General  Midi  Standard for MIDI drums has always been Channel 10 :)

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Re: SEQUENCER PLUS PRO (1992)
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2017, 05:14:52 PM »
yea i did a doubletake when i read that aswell! lol
i think it was also part of the sound blaster "MIDI KIT"
i cant remember if i got the disk with the original sound blaster pro in 1991
or if i got it from buying the midi kit to get the midi cables to attach to my
sound blaster gold when i bought it at end of summer 1996?





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Sequencer plus pro (SpPro) was designed by Voyetra technologies to harness the power of creative labs sound blaster. by combining the sound blaster's FM tone generation and MIDI capabilities with SpPro's extensive music features, your PC will be transformed into a  complete MIDI recording studio  in a matter of hours! Among SpPro's features are many found only in "PRO" versions of other programs. SpPro is backed by the same "no-nonsense" reputation that has made Voyetra Technologies full line of professional PC Music software, the best value in its class.