[LAU] Decent soundfonts

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Fri Jan 11 04:11:31 EST 2008

[sent directly to me by Christopher, replying to the list so others can 

Christopher Stamper wrote:
> Why not first try a good pair of studio-quality heaphones with a good 
> sound interface... Seriously, it makes a huge difference.

It can make a huge difference, depends on how bad your existing speaker 
and sound hardware are.

> SoundFonts are available for free on lots of sites, just google for free 
> soundfonts...

Not all soundfonts are created equal.

> Anyone know if sf2midi.com <http://sf2midi.com> has pirated sf's?

Don't know - never heard of it!

> On Jan 10, 2008 4:36 AM, david wrote:
>     Ken Restivo wrote:
>      > On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 12:00:42AM -1000, david wrote:
>      >> Simon Williams wrote:
>     Actually, david wrote this part:
>      >> I've been using and loving the Yamaha audio patches for years.
>      >> Someone else on the list mentioned that a lot of the Yamaha audio
>      >> sound is due to the licensing of some very sophisticated wave guide
>      >> audio patents from MIT or some college like that. I suppose you
>      >> could read the patents and figure it out, but ...
>      >
>      > Wasn't it CCRMA at Stanford?
>     I think that was it. I don't really recall, I just enjoy the Yamaha
>     sound.
>     Someone on the list provided a link to the site with the information
>     about the patents (which belonged to the university, just were licensed
>     to Yamaha).

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