Brass Band Samples

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by jmh3412, Jun 5, 2006.

  1. jmh3412

    jmh3412 Member

    I've recently started thinking about arranging for band and have great difficulty in tracking down quality samples for use with VST/Sampler platforms (Cubase / GIGA etc). The orchestral brass are fine and I regularly use Garritan, EWQSL Orchestra Gold as well as various GIGA and AKAI disks.

    Does such a thing exist - In whatever form. I know at some point there was talk of a brass band Soundfont for use with Creative cards but I can't locate this anywere.

    jujst wondered what other people used - if anything
  2. AndyCat

    AndyCat Active Member

    Preston, UK
    Can't help Jonathan, but that sounds like good news for us ;-)
  3. TheMusicMan

    TheMusicMan tMP Founder Staff Member

    Are you after free or commercial samples Jonathan?
  4. KMJ Recordings

    KMJ Recordings Supporting Member

    AFAIK, there hasn't been a fully commercial brass band library developed. I do know that some people have their own libraries that they've made themselves from sampled loops from CDs etc.

    It's been something I've been thinking about for a while, but due to the (relatively) limited amount of market / lack of budget / time constraints I've never got round to it.
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