General MIDI Patch Names
From the MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA)
General MIDI Mode Specification.

You may also use the text version as a modifiable reference.
For cards or programs that use Patch 1 as their base patch, just add 1 to the numbers shown here.

      Keyboards
  0=Acoustic Grand Piano
  1=Bright Acoustic Piano
  2=Electric Grand Piano
piano   3=Honky-tonk Piano
  4=Rhodes Piano
  5=Chorused Piano
  6=Harpsichord
  7=Clavinet
violin       Strings 2
 48=String Ensemble 1
 49=String Ensemble 2
 50=SynthStrings 1
 51=SynthStrings 2
 52=Choir Aahs
 53=Voice Oohs
 54=Synth Voice
 55=Orchestra Hit
keyboard       Synth Effects
 96=FX 1 (rain)
 97=FX 2 (soundtrack)
 98=FX 3 (crystal)
 99=FX 4 (atmosphere)
100=FX 5 (brightness)
101=FX 6 (goblins)
102=FX 7 (echoes)
103=FX 8 (sci-fi)
orchestra bells       Tuned Percussion
  8=Celesta
  9=Glockenspiel
 10=Music Box
 11=Vibraphone
 12=Marimba
 13=Xylophone
 14=Tubular Bells
 15=Dulcimer
trumpet       Brass
 56=trumpet
 57=trombone
 58=Tuba
 59=Muted trumpet
 60=French Horn
 61=Brass Section
 62=Synth Brass 1
 63=Synth Brass 2
banjo       Folk Instruments
104=Sitar
105=Banjo
106=Shamisen
107=Koto
108=Kalimba
109=Bagpipe
110=Fiddle
111=Shanai
organ       Organs
 16=Hammond Organ
 17=Percussive Organ
 18=Rock Organ
 19=Church Organ
 20=Reed Organ
 21=Accordion
 22=Harmonica
 23=Tango Accordion
basoon       Reeds
 64=Soprano Sax
 65=Alto Sax
 66=Tenor Sax
 67=Baritone Sax
 68=Oboe
 69=English Horn
 70=Bassoon
 71=Clarinet
 72=Piccolo
agogo       Percussion
112=Tinkle Bell
113=Agogo
114=Steel Drums
115=Woodblock
116=Taiko Drum
117=Melodic Tom
118=Synth Drum
119=Reverse Cymbal
120=Guitar Fret Noise
electric guitar       Guitars
 24=Acoustic Guitar (nylon)
 25=Acoustic Guitar (steel)
 26=Electric Guitar (jazz)
 27=Electric Guitar (clean)
 28=Electric Guitar (muted)
 29=Overdriven Guitar
 30=Distortion Guitar
 31=Guitar Harmonics
flute       Winds
 73=Flute
 74=Recorder
 75=Pan Flute
 76=Bottle Blow
 77=Shakuhachi
 78=Whistle
 79=Ocarina
candlestick telephone       Sound Effects
121=Breath Noise
122=Seashore
123=Bird Tweet
124=Telephone Ring
125=Helicopter
126=Applause
127=Gunshot
electric bass       Basses
 32=Acoustic Bass
 33=Electric Bass (finger)
 34=Electric Bass (pick)
 35=Fretless Bass
 36=Slap Bass 1
 37=Slap Bass 2
 38=Synth Bass 1
 39=Synth Bass 2
keyboard       Synth Leads
 80=Lead 1 (square)
 81=Lead 2 (sawtooth)
 82=Lead 3 (calliope lead)
 83=Lead 4 (chiff lead)
 84=Lead 5 (charang)
 85=Lead 6 (voice)
 86=Lead 7 (fifths)
 87=Lead 8 (bass + lead)
snare drum       Drum Sets
 0=Standard
 8=Room
 16=Power
 24=Electronic
 32=Jazz
 40=Brush
 48=Orchestral
 56=Special Effects (SFX)
violin       Strings 1
 40=Violin
 41=Viola
 42=Cello
 43=Contrabass
 44=tremolo Strings
 45=Pizzicato Strings
 46=Orchestral Harp
 47=Timpani
keyboard       Synth Pads
 88=Pad 1 (new age)
 89=Pad 2 (warm)
 90=Pad 3 (polysynth)
 91=Pad 4 (choir)
 92=Pad 5 (bowed)
 93=Pad 6 (metallic)
 94=Pad 7 (halo)
 95=Pad 8 (sweep)
 
Note: Many GS MIDI sound cards and sound modules contain additional variations on some of the standard sounds listed above. Consult with the manual for your device to find the availabilty of these variations and how to access them. When programming MIDI for the net, remember that not everyone will have the same variations or capability to play them back properly.