Another question... what is the best overall orchestral lib on the market at the moment?
Is there one, or are there a couple that go well together... given that there seems to be a specific timpani library, I well imagine there could be quite a few?
What is the due replacement date for that library... is it worth buying it now I guess... I imagine they would have an upgrade path for existing users? How many CDs does it come on... let me go look for it now...
Well I guess the cats out of the bag...thanks Simon!!
This library is a whole different shooting match from the first one. And yes there will be an upgrade path. Not sure exactly what yet but there will be one. We didn\'t want to leave everyone holding the bag so to speak.
Here are some of the features/benifits:
-four discs of material
-smaller file sizes (average is 40 megs)
-tons more articulations and more velocities
-real hall built in but the amount can be controlled via the mod wheel
-release triggers on all sustained instruments
-7 pairs of crash cymbals
-10 Glockenspiel patches (two different glocks)...average size is 50 megs with 4 velocties
-8 snare drum patches including field drum and snare section
-6 xylophone patches (2 different xylos) 4 velocities; avg size 15 megs
-6 suspended cymbals...everything from a 14\" to 20\".
-4 gongs from a 18\" wind gong to a massive 40\" Sabian!
-2 sets of castanets
-5 chime patches (2 different sets)
-3 crotale patches
-finger cyms, rainstick, ratchet, claves, shakers, slap stick, sleigh bells, slide whistle, vibraslap, temple blocks, piccolo temple blocks, 2 thunder sheets, 7 anvils, cowbells
-2 concert bass drums
-4 concert toms
-two sets of timpani with tons of articulations