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Friday, June 17, 2005

SAM True Strike 1, Professional Orchestral Percussion Library

Today I purchased the Project SAM "True Strike Professional Edition" Orchestral Percussion Library, which should beef up the power and realism of my orchestral percussion scores. I'm even considering producing a couple of percussion-only dark ambient film soundtrack pieces with them. I'll keep you posted...


Anonymous Anonymous said...

If your looking at Orchestral Sounds, you might want to look at


June 30, 2005  
Blogger Bjorn Lynne said...

Thanks for the tip! I have worked a little bit before with Peter Siedlaczek "Advanced Orchestra" but I'm looking for something new. I've also heard the East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra ( ) is good?

June 30, 2005  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The EW/QL Symphonic Orchestra is an awesome collection. I just bought the Gold edition which works pretty good on a single machine. The platinum edition is a *very* demanding package (over 60GB to install) and they suggest a dedicated machine for each of the four modules for realtime playback. The platinum edition can't be beat in terms of quality (24 bit samples and 3 microphone positions for each instrument/section). I'm quite happy with the Gold edition. Most of the instruments have velocity sensitivity, cross-fades for creating realistic crescendos, and many articulations to choose from.

July 06, 2005  
Blogger Stuart said...

And the gold has the tails where the sliver does not. Makes a big difference.

July 30, 2005  

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