I\'ve been thinking about selling my Roland XP-80 and using the money to get some new sounds. My dad was gracious enough to let me use one of his keyboards for a long time, so I don\'t have to go buy a new controller keyboard. I\'m thinking the XP-80 will sell for around $1100 or so (it\'s got Orchestral I & II boards and World expansion as well). I might want to hang onto some of that money though, so I was considering getting Advanced Orchestra (the full set) to fill in my requirements for woodwinds and percussion. I talked to someone at Soundsonline and they said you cannot buy AO woodwinds separately.. only the AO strings come separate from the set. I decided I wanted the AO winds because I like having the effects such as glissandi, flutter-tongue, etc., and I was told DDSW doesn\'t have those.
So I was wondering, is AO\'s percussion pretty good? What does LOP have that AO doesn\'t? All I really need is some good timpanis, triangle, some good cymbal rolls (rolls are a must!) and crashes, and maybe some tam tams. Would I be missing out if I grabbed AO and used its percussion instead of getting LOP?