U-20 FACTORY PRESET TIMBRES
Wave#  Tone Name      Description                                                               
001    A Piano 1      Mellow, relaxed and soft piano
002    A Piano 2      The superb all-rounder. Wonderful
003    A Piano 3      Harder edged piano, great for 80's style dance music
004    A Piano 4      Supergrass-style honky-tonk
005    A Piano 5      Soft piano very similar to "A Piano 1"
006    A Piano 6      Detuned version of above
007    A Piano 7      Very bright jazz-cafe piano. Superb
008    A Piano 8      Detuned version of "A Piano 7"
009    A Piano 9      Very very bright. Lower notes more like a harpsichord.
010    A Piano 10     Detuned version of "A Piano 9"
011    E Piano 1      Velocity switched very smooth sound
012    E Piano 2      Non-velocity switched base-sound of "E Piano 1"
013    E Piano 3      Virtually no different to "E Piano 2"
014    E Piano 4      Sounds more like a Koto
015    E Piano 5      A detuned version of "E Piano 4"
016    Bright EP1     Doogie Howser electric, very playable and bright
017    Bright EP2     Same as "Bright EP1" but detuned
018    Vib 1          Very usable bright & clear vibraphone
019    Vib 2          Same as "Vib 2" but with a slightly more wooden edge
020    Vib 3          Velocity switched. More metallic at higher velocities
021    Bell 1         Very atmospheric at the low end, lacking middle clarity
022    Bell 2         Louder detuned version of "Bell 1"
023    Marimba        Has a little too much 'tunefulness' to it
024    A Guitar 1     Usable only in lower octaves, metal string guitar
025    A Guitar 2     Modulated version of "A Guitar 1"
026    A Guitar 3     Sounds like it's supposed to be a 12-String
027    A Guitar 4     Detuned more full version of "A Guitar 3". Harpsichordy
028    A Guitar 5     Velocity switched; harder brings more attack. Interesting
029    E Guitar 1     Velocity switched muted/non-muted electric. Classic!
030    E Guitar 2     No real audible difference to "E Guitar 1"
031    E Guitar 3     Makes a good synth sound at the top end
032    E Guitar 4     Detuned version of "E Guitar 3"
033    Heavy EG 1     Convincing distorted guitar playing fifths. Good
034    Heavy EG 2     Phased version of "Heavy EG 1". Mega! An excellent sound
035    Slap 1         Bright slap; harmonics on upper octaves
036    Slap 2         Same as "Slap 1" with modulation
037    Slap 3         Deeper version of "Slap 1"; harmonics on upper octaves
038    Slap 4         Same as "Slap 3" with modulation
039    Slap 5         Velocity switched 35 & 37; harmonics on the upper octaves
040    Slap 6         Velocity switched: harder gives more attack; + harmonics
041    Slap 7         Yet another slap....; harmonics on upper octaves
042    Slap 8         Modulated version of "Slap 7"; harmonics on upper octaves
043    Slap 9         More powerful version of "Slap 7"; harmonics on upper octaves
044    Slap 10        Modulated version of "Slap 9"; harmonics on upper octaves
045    Slap 11        Velocity switched "Slap 7" & "Slap 10"; harmonics on upper octaves
046    Slap 12        Velocity switched; harder gives more attack; + harmonics
047    Fingered 1     Bass guitar slightly lacking good attack
048    Fingered 2     Better version of "Fingered 1"
049    Picked 1       An overall better bass and brighter too
050    Picked 2       Detuned version of "Picked 1"
051    Fretless 1     Superb fretless bass; very natural sounding
052    Fretless 2     Larger sounding version of "Fretless 1"
053    Ac Bass        Wicked! Double / acoustic bass
054    Syn Bass 1     Velocity switched synth bass. Nice and punchy
055    Syn Bass 2     Analogue-sounding bass
056    Syn Bass 3     Powerful version of "Syn Bass 1"
057    Syn Bass 4     Moog bass. Very powerful
058    Syn Bass 5     Another analogue-bass. Excellent
059    Syn Bass 6     Kraftwerk-esque analogue bass. Also excellent
060    Syn Bass 7     Different 80's sounding bass
061    Syn Bass 8     Velocity switched version of "Syn Bass 7", harder & sharper
062    Choir 1        Angelic choir around Mid _C_. Atmospheric
063    Choir 2        Short decay choir
064    Choir 3        Harmonic dual version of "Choir 1"
065    Choir 4        Harmonic dual version of "Choir 2"
066    Strings 1      Bowed strings; very Pet Shop Boys sounding
067    Strings 2      Very short decay bowed strings; exceptional
068    Strings 3      Symphony strings, this is very full sounding		
069    Strings 4      Same as "Strings 3" but with a shorter decay
070    E Organ 1      Smooth church organ
071    E Organ 2      Modulated version of "E Organ 1"
072    E Organ 3      More modulated church organ
073    E Organ 4      Modulated version of "E Organ 3"
074    E Organ 5      Cheesy jazz organ
075    E Organ 6      More expressive version of "E Organ 5"
076    E Organ 7      Brighter cheesy jazz organ
077    E Organ 8      Stronger version of "E Organ 7"
078    E Organ 9      General purpose organ. Not bad
079    R Organ 1      Slightly muffled Hammond. Raw & dirty. Ace!
080    R Organ 2      Brighter and more dirty sounding version of "R Organ 1"
081    Soft Tp 1      Excellent lonely solo trumpet; Jean Michel Jarre upper..
082    Soft Tp 2      Phased version of "Soft Tp 1"
083    Tp / Trb 1     Trumpet sound. Authentic
084    Tp / Trb 2     High-frequency filtered version of "Tp / Trb 1"
085    Tp / Trb 3     Brighter trombone sound; nicer than the other two
086    Sax 1          Excellent saxophone
087    Sax 2          Another very good saxophone
088    Sax 3          Brighter sounding sax
089    Sax 4          Phased version of "Sax 3"
090    Sax 5          Sounds a bit accordian-like
091    Brass 1        Brass ensemble
092    Flute 1        Very atmospheric around middle octaves; built-in vibrato
093    Shaku 1        Classic Roland shakuhachi sound; built-in vibrato
094    Shaku 2        Phased version of "Shaku 1"
095    Fantasia       D-50 soundalike bell pad; excellent
096    Bell Pad       Similar to "Fantasia" with greater sustain, more like a TX81Z
097    Syn Choir      Synthy sound of a human 'ahhh' choir
098    Breath Vox     Similar to "Syn Choir" but with an additional breathy voice
099    Syn Vox 1      The classic Roland breathy sound
100    Syn Vox 2      Less airy than "Syn Vox 1", more instrument-oriented
101    L Calliope     Sounds like a breathy musical box
102    Calliope       Good for tribal music....
103    Metal Hit      Powerful rough-edged synth sound
104    Rich Brass     Synthetic brass; much nicer than "Brass 1"
105    JP Brass 1     Authentic Jupiter brass, good for short stabs
106    JP Brass 2     Dual version of "JP Brass 1"; more mean on bass notes
107    BraStrings     Superb synth sound; one of my favorites
108    StringPad 1    A bit like an electric violin
109    StringPad 2    More sustained version of "StringPad 1", good synth sound
110    JP Strings     Jupiter strings; a bit weak and muffly
111    Pizzagogo      Pizzicato strings and wooden block combinations
112    Fanta Bell     Maybe more like the proper bell sound should have been?
113    Spect Bell     Spooky bell and steam sound
114    Bell Drum      Even more eerie bell and bass drum sound
115    Synth Harp     Another classic Roland synth sound
116    PulseWave 1    Standard Pulse wave
117    PulseWave 2    Standard Pulse wave, different timbre to "PulseWave 1"
118    PulseWave 3    Standard Pulse wave, different timbre to "PulseWave 2"
119    Saw Wave 1     Standard Sawtooth wave
120    Saw Wave 2     Standard Sawtooth wave, different timbre to "Saw Wave 1"
121    Pizz           A short plucky percussion sound
122    Metal          Responsive erasure-esque metallic synth
123    Breath         Overblown flute sound
124    Nails          More like a odd sounding crash cymbal
125    Spectrum 1     Menacing steam sound
126    Spectrum 2     Menacing ringing sound
127    N Dance        Pitched Korg Wavestation type PCM sequence
128    Drums          A typical sounding Roland  drum kit, with some very nice sounds. Check out the bass
                      on the bottom _B_ (below the bass drum on bottom _C_, easily missed if you don't
                      program your U-20), this is a classic 80's sounding kick

U-20 Factory Preset Patch List

      BANK 1             BANK 2             BANK 3             BANK 4             BANK 5             BANK 6             BANK 7             BANK 8     
I-11 Acoust Piano  I-21 A.Guitar      I-31 Strings       I-41 Slap Bass     I-51 Soft Trumpet  I-61 Fantasia      I-71 Endymion      I-81 Native Dance
I-12 Chorus Piano  I-22 E.Guitar      I-32 Syn.Strings   I-42 FlangingSlap  I-52 Tromborn      I-62 Calliope      I-72 Prelusion     I-82 Percs Hit
I-13 E.Piano       I-23 Heavy Guitar  I-33 JP8.Strings   I-43 FingeredBass  I-53 BrassSection  I-63 Soundtrack    I-73 Jupiters      I-83 Velo Combi
I-14 Bright EP     I-24 E.Organ 1     I-34 Choir         I-44 FretlessBass  I-54 Saxophone     I-64 Atmosphere    I-74 Selene        I-84 Split Combi
I-15 Vibraphone    I-25 E.Organ 3     I-35 Syn.Vox 1     I-45 Acoust Bass   I-55 JP8.Brass     I-65 Future Pad    I-75 Sacred Tree   I-85 Rotor Craft
I-16 Marimba       I-26 E.Organ 7     I-36 Syn.Vox 2     I-46 Synth Bass 5  I-56 Power Brass   I-66 Pomona        I-76 Macho Lead    I-86 Emergency
I-17 Bell          I-27 E.Organ 9     I-37 Syn.Choir 1   I-47 Synth Bass 6  I-57 Flute         I-67 Melodigan     I-77 Lunar Lead    I-87 Deepsea
I-18 Fanta Bell    I-28 Mad Organ     I-38 Syn.Choir 2   I-48 Synth Bass 7  I-58 Shakuhachi    I-68 Photogene     I-78 HarmonicLead  I-88 Catastrophe


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