[linux-audio-user] Hardware samplers
cesare at poeticstudios.com
Fri Mar 10 13:53:29 EST 2006
Cesare Marilungo wrote:
> Carotinho wrote:
>> Alle 11:01, venerdì 10 marzo 2006, Cesare Marilungo ha scritto:
>>> My suggestion is to save your money and give linuxsampler a try.
>> But, how can I create my own Gigasamples, or what else are they
>> called? Is there only Windows software?
> The developement version of swami (http://swami.sourceforge.net/) has
> introduced sume basic support for the gigasample format. I've never
> used it for this, but I've succesfully produced some custom sf2
> samplebanks with it and used them with fluidsynth (via qsynth,
> If you couple one of the tools above with Pure Data, you can reach an
> umbelieveble level of flexibility.
> For instance, I'm making a pd patch that is basically a virtual
> drummer, with different ranges of random variation, both for timing
> and for velocity, routed to linuxsampler with a very good quality drum
> bank I've found at
> Another patch I'm working on can make a good piano soundbank sound
> even more realistic, implementing some of the intrinsicnesses of a
> real piano, like the sympathetic vibration of a string when the key is
> pressed and I play the same key at an octave above, or the fact that
> if I've just hit a key and I hit it again when the hammer hasn't had
> the time to go back in the rest position, and
...the key should play at a lower velocity. :-P
> so on.
> In bocca al lupo.
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