[linux-audio-user] Recommendatio wanted
Gian Paolo Mureddu
thetargos at tutopia.com
Thu Nov 27 10:49:00 EST 2003
Joerg Anders wrote:
>I used to play MIDI with AWE-64 with 24 MB RAM extention.
>So I could use the SF2 soundfonts.
>Unfortunately, the AWE-64 requires an EISA slot.
>Could please enybody recommend a PCI successor of the
>AWE64 which allows loading of SF2 soundfonts.
>Please do not recommend Audigy! This is a lie! The
>Audigy ALSA driver accidentally drops some
>tones. This is a known bug, but
>apparently nobody is willing to fix this
>Furthermore it ignores reverbation and
>Please do not recommend FluidSynth. To avoid
>misundersandings: Actually FluidSynth is a good
>software. But it produces wrog envelopes for
>strings and clarinets. The envelops are
>like xylophone (or so ...)
>I alreay mentioned this problem on this list.
>But without success.
Will a plain old SoundBlaster Live! Platinum do you for this? For SF2
soundfonts you don't need 5.1 sorround sound or anything like that. I
have an old SBLive! Value and it does that great! Then again I don't use
it much for MIDI jobs, and only have sued a couple soundfonts on it with
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