Advice for a general purpose newbie?

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Re: Advice for a general purpose newbie?

Post by Ashe37 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:30 pm

for piano sounds you need a rompler, basically

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Re: Advice for a general purpose newbie?

Post by commodorejohn » Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:50 am

Nah, you can do workable (no, probably not "lifelike," but who cares?) acoustic pianos on a subtractive synthesizer. Gordon Reid's excellent "Synth Secrets" series for Sound on Sound had a few articles on piano synthesis. You can read them on ... rets10.asp ... ts1102.asp ... ts1202.asp ... ts0103.asp
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