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Sonatina Symphony Orchestra

My daughter wants to have realistic sounding orchestral instruments for her movie and although my Korg Krome workstation has a huge library of natural sounds, there are sometimes better samples found free on the internet. She was able to find an entire orchestra called the Sonatina Symphony Orchestra which is a series of natural instruments individually sampled and amassed into soundfonts.

SoundFont is a brand name that collectively refers to a file format and associated technology that uses sample-based synthesis to play MIDI files where MIDI stands for musical instrument digital interface and is a method to transfer digital information between different devices. In other words, I will be able to play the orchestra using my synthesizer workstation and trigger the soundfonts found in the orchestra.

I am looking forward to be able to score the movie that much more now and should be able to get an early print of the film by the end of March.

Those who are interested in acquiring the free soundfont orchestral library can go here.

Here is a video of the main theme from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake using this free orchestra....


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