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#426561 - 08/17/17 11:34 PM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Free Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments/Percussion Samples
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http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/explore/sound_samples/



License: You are free to use these samples as you wish, including releasing them as part of a commercial work. The only restriction is they must not be sold or made available 'as is' (i.e. as samples or as a sampler instrument).
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#426577 - 08/18/17 05:22 AM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Re: Free Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments/Percussion Samples [Re: Pipeline]
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Quite an impressive collection. Definitely thanks for the link.
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#426640 - 08/18/17 10:07 AM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Re: Free Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments/Percussion Samples [Re: Pipeline]
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Excellent. Thanks.


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#426676 - 08/18/17 04:32 PM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Re: Free Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments/Percussion Samples [Re: 90 dB]
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Thanks downloaded them ,Hugh

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#435074 - 10/24/17 05:50 PM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Re: Free Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments/Percussion Samples [Re: Pipeline]
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Thanks for the link. Downloaded them - now I have to figure out what to do with them!

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#435086 - 10/24/17 08:38 PM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Re: Free Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments/Percussion Samples [Re: Al-David]
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You can add them to PG C:\Program Files\PG Music Inc\Band-in-a-Box Sounds/SFZ Library Band-in-a-Box Sounds.bank.xml
then they will show in the list in Sforzando.

http://www.pgmusic.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=419866#Post419866
if you can't get it worked out let me know.
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#435239 - 10/26/17 01:14 AM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Re: Free Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments/Percussion Samples [Re: Pipeline]
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Hello there!

I do not succeed in doing that! Basically the needed files are .sfx whereas the downlloaded ones are in mp3 format, it does not work... Do I oversee something???
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#435242 - 10/26/17 02:53 AM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Re: Free Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments/Percussion Samples [Re: Bernard]
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Sorry I thought they were already sfz.
Get http://vis.versilstudios.net/sfzconverter.html

You can create different instruments with the different articulations or you can create keyswitches see Here,
so sort the different articulation of each instrument into separate folders first.
you need to save these 2 text files to FolderToSFZ_v060\NotationDictionaries as they have "s" for sharp instead of "#" in the filename.

Copy and Save As C3=60 s=sharp.txt
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Code:
Notation=KeyNumber
C-2=0
Cs-2=1
Db-2=1
D-2=2
Ds-2=3
Eb-2=3
E-2=4
F-2=5
Fs-2=6
Gb-2=6
G-2=7
Gs-2=8
Ab-2=8
A-2=9
As-2=10
Bb-2=10
B-2=11
C-1=12
Cs-1=13
Db-1=13
D-1=14
Ds-1=15
Eb-1=15
E-1=16
F-1=17
Fs-1=18
Gb-1=18
G-1=19
Gs-1=20
Ab-1=20
A-1=21
As-1=22
Bb-1=22
B-1=23
C0=24
Cs0=25
Db0=25
D0=26
Ds0=27
Eb0=27
E0=28
F0=29
Fs0=30
Gb0=30
G0=31
Gs0=32
Ab0=32
A0=33
As0=34
Bb0=34
B0=35
C1=36
Cs1=37
Db1=37
D1=38
Ds1=39
Eb1=39
E1=40
F1=41
Fs1=42
Gb1=42
G1=43
Gs1=44
Ab1=44
A1=45
As1=46
Bb1=46
B1=47
C2=48
Cs2=49
Db2=49
D2=50
Ds2=51
Eb2=51
E2=52
F2=53
Fs2=54
Gb2=54
G2=55
Gs2=56
Ab2=56
A2=57
As2=58
Bb2=58
B2=59
C3=60
Cs3=61
Db3=61
D3=62
Ds3=63
Eb3=63
E3=64
F3=65
Fs3=66
Gb3=66
G3=67
Gs3=68
Ab3=68
A3=69
As3=70
Bb3=70
B3=71
C4=72
Cs4=73
Db4=73
D4=74
Ds4=75
Eb4=75
E4=76
F4=77
Fs4=78
Gb4=78
G4=79
Gs4=80
Ab4=80
A4=81
As4=82
Bb4=82
B4=83
C5=84
Cs5=85
Db5=85
D5=86
Ds5=87
Eb5=87
E5=88
F5=89
Fs5=90
Gb5=90
G5=91
Gs5=92
Ab5=92
A5=93
As5=94
Bb5=94
B5=95
C6=96
Cs6=97
Db6=97
D6=98
Ds6=99
Eb6=99
E6=100
F6=101
Fs6=102
Gb6=102
G6=103
Gs6=104
Ab6=104
A6=105
As6=106
Bb6=106
B6=107
C7=108
Cs7=109
Db7=109
D7=110
Ds7=111
Eb7=111
E7=112
F7=113
Fs7=114
Gb7=114
G7=115
Gs7=116
Ab7=116
A7=117
As7=118
Bb7=118
B7=119
C8=120
Cs8=121
Db8=121
D8=122
Ds8=123
Eb8=123
E8=124
F8=125
Fs8=126
Gb8=126
G8=127


Copy and Save As C4=60 s=sharp.txt
Click to reveal..
Code:
Notation=KeyNumber
C-1=0
Cs-1=1
Db-1=1
D-1=2
Ds-1=3
Eb-1=3
E-1=4
F-1=5
Fs-1=6
Gb-1=6
G-1=7
Gs-1=8
Ab-1=8
A-1=9
As-1=10
Bb-1=10
B-1=11
C0=12
Cs0=13
Db0=13
D0=14
Ds0=15
Eb0=15
E0=16
F0=17
Fs0=18
Gb0=18
G0=19
Gs0=20
Ab0=20
A0=21
As0=22
Bb0=22
B0=23
C1=24
Cs1=25
Db1=25
D1=26
Ds1=27
Eb1=27
E1=28
F1=29
Fs1=30
Gb1=30
G1=31
Gs1=32
Ab1=32
A1=33
As1=34
Bb1=34
B1=35
C2=36
Cs2=37
Db2=37
D2=38
Ds2=39
Eb2=39
E2=40
F2=41
Fs2=42
Gb2=42
G2=43
Gs2=44
Ab2=44
A2=45
As2=46
Bb2=46
B2=47
C3=48
Cs3=49
Db3=49
D3=50
Ds3=51
Eb3=51
E3=52
F3=53
Fs3=54
Gb3=54
G3=55
Gs3=56
Ab3=56
A3=57
As3=58
Bb3=58
B3=59
C4=60
Cs4=61
Db4=61
D4=62
Ds4=63
Eb4=63
E4=64
F4=65
Fs4=66
Gb4=66
G4=67
Gs4=68
Ab4=68
A4=69
As4=70
Bb4=70
B4=71
C5=72
Cs5=73
Db5=73
D5=74
Ds5=75
Eb5=75
E5=76
F5=77
Fs5=78
Gb5=78
G5=79
Gs5=80
Ab5=80
A5=81
As5=82
Bb5=82
B5=83
C6=84
Cs6=85
Db6=85
D6=86
Ds6=87
Eb6=87
E6=88
F6=89
Fs6=90
Gb6=90
G6=91
Gs6=92
Ab6=92
A6=93
As6=94
Bb6=94
B6=95
C7=96
Cs7=97
Db7=97
D7=98
Ds7=99
Eb7=99
E7=100
F7=101
Fs7=102
Gb7=102
G7=103
Gs7=104
Ab7=104
A7=105
As7=106
Bb7=106
B7=107
C8=108
Cs8=109
Db8=109
D8=110
Ds8=111
Eb8=111
E8=112
F8=113
Fs8=114
Gb8=114
G8=115
Gs8=116
Ab8=116
A8=117
As8=118
Bb8=118
B8=119
C9=120
Cs9=121
Db9=121
D9=122
Ds9=123
Eb9=123
E9=124
F9=125
Fs9=126
Gb9=126
G9=127


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#435833 - 10/29/17 06:24 PM [UserTracks (and other add-ons)] Re: Free Philharmonia Orchestra Instruments/Percussion Samples [Re: Pipeline]
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These make great sounds for me if I convert them to .wav files and load them into the Grace sampler. Not sure if I have enough patience to build a full blown SFZ instrument, but for a simple instrument to do simple phrases, it sounds like you have a cello player in your living room! You can hear the freaking bow. Over top of a backing part done in sample library player like Garritan people might be fooled into thinking I hired an orchestra if I try hard enough.

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