An arpeggiator receives incoming MIDI notes, and outputs a sequenced pattern of notes based on a defined set of rules. Similar in concept to a step sequencer, an arpeggiator has a number of differences that set it apart. Like a step sequencer, an arpeggiator allows you to create and transpose a pattern, but it also interacts directly with the chords and intervals that you play from the keyboard. Trilian features a highly advanced, next-generation arpeggiator.

Trilian’s ARPEGGIATOR has multiple Note Patterns, Play Modes, Functions, Latch, Step Modifiers, Trigger Types, Clock Rates, a variable length 32-step Pattern Programmer, and a super-useful MIDI Capture feature.

Trilian’s ARPEGGIATOR also features the innovative Groove Lock which synchronizes the ARPEGGIATOR with Stylus RMX grooves (or any standard MIDI file).

Using the Groove Lock feature allows for creating patterned bass lines that play in perfect sync with the MIDI groove loaded into the ARPEGGIATOR. For example, this can work well for creating Jazz-style “walking bass” lines, or other bass lines that have a more human feel.

Each Part in Trilian can have its own ARPEGGIATOR, each with it’s own unique pattern settings. This means that up to eight ARPEGGIATORS can be running simultaneously, which is especially powerful when using STACK and LIVE Modes.

There are lots of Factory and User ARPEGGIATOR Presets available to help get you started. Patterns that you create or modify can be saved as User Presets.


Engages the ARPEGGIATOR.

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