I saw the thread where SteveMitchell kindly gave away his GOS, and realised that there is still a large body of people who really want to get their hands on it. I have a copy that I never used (Gigastudio never agreed with my PC), so I thought I could donate it too.
I checked with Gary, who's OK with me giving it away, but suggested we should have some kind of contest, rather than simply giving it to the first poster to ask.
So I'd like to propose a String Composition Competition. Write anything you like, predominantly for string orchestra, render it with any sounds other than GOS (including recordings of real performances), and post a link to it in this thread before 29th January.
After the 29th January I'll start a separate thread asking people to PM me with their favourite tracks and allow a week for voting, then declare a winner.
If anyone has any strong feelings about keeping it anonymous then say so quickly before people post links that give their names away.
p.s. I would appreciate if the winner could contibute towards the delivery costs, particularly if you live outside the UK.
p.p.s This is the CD version (20 CDs) of GOS