[LAU] Soon to be released Grand Piano sample library

James Stone jamesmstone at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 09:45:38 EDT 2010

alexander wrote:
> Hey Hey Hey!
> I'm currently making a rather big grand piano sample library. It is a 
> Yamaha C5 recorded with 2 AKG C414 in an AB position about 10cm above 
> the strings at 24bit48khz. It is downsampled to 16bit44.1khz because 
> gigedit couldn't save files larger than 2gb. It's sampled in minor 
> thirds with 17 velocity layers (some only 16 due to a nasty head ache 
> when I recorded)
> I'd like to have some feedback and have two questions answered. I've 
> posted the same question on the linuxsampler forum but that doesn't seem 
> to be the most active place in the world so I'll make a post here too.
> The question: Can I make release samples to be played even if the 
> sustain pedal is pressed?
> The other question: How should I distribute it? I was thinking something 
> like a torrent would be the most effective. I only got 512kbps up and 
> It's about 1.5gb worth of .gig file
> The Demo: http://j.imagehost.org/download/0912/GrandPianoUpdatedDemo 
> Played by Alfonso Gugliucci, User PianistItaliano on youtube.

Sounds really nice!

By the way, why do you want to have release samples with the sustain 
pedal pressed? Surely that's not very "realistic"?


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