[LAU] Soon to be released Grand Piano sample library

alexander axeldenstore at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 10:18:33 EDT 2010

On 03/31/2010 04:45 PM, James Stone wrote:
> 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"?
> James
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Because the hammers are moving up and down even tho the sustain pedal is 
pressed. It's not a necessity.. I just thought it would be fun to test 
and try.

As for distributing, I can upload it myself, just give me space :) btw, 
should I try to compress it?

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