[LAU] Gig/sfz: Linuxsampler vs. Highlife vs ??

Jostein Chr. Andersen jostein at vait.se
Tue Nov 5 12:17:11 UTC 2013

On 11/03/2013 06:25 PM, raf wrote:

> here are some more information about dealing with hihat openess in sfz format.
> So my idea is to use envelope generator calibrated for each hihat openess sample.
> ampeg_xxx opcodes could be usable, but have been deprecated in linuxsampler, replaced by 'eg' opcodes
> Once defined for each sample, this envelope can then be modified by the pedal CC using the following opcodes :
> egN_volume_onccX, egN_amplitude_onccX, egN_levelX_onccY
> I'm still experimenting a lot with this setup, and i have little time to work on it, so no complete solution or working guarantees for now, and i'm opened to suggestions.
> Feel free to experiment by yourself.
> To answer your original question "Are someone aware of a decent Gig/SFZ sample player for Linux that can (or will) handle professional drum samples as described above?", I'd say that linuxsampler can absolutely do it, but it needs a lot of programming for a huge kit like NDK.
> I don't own the kit myself, but from what i've read on their website, those who buy the kit have access to a private forum, where i'm sure someone already has a sfz file implemented for linuxsampler.

Thanks Raphaël, I will study your information and see if I can figure 
this out. Right now (if nothing has changed without me noticing it), the 
SFZ format is not the problem, it's the sample players that is the 
problem. No wonder that many choose to make dedicated players for their 
drum samples!


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