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:: Introduction:: Introduction
:: Fundaments of E-Music
:: EssaysArticles and tutorials about music theory and computer music creation.
:: C-Music tutorial (I)
:: C-Music tutorial (II)
:: C-Music tutorial (III)
:: C-Music tutorial (IV)
:: C-Music tutorial (V)
:: Timing and Mixing
:: Heptatonic scales
:: Musical scales
:: Hindu scales
There is also available this tutorial about sound synthesis:
:: Sound synthesis (I)
:: Sound synthesis (II)
:: Sound synthesis (III)
:: Sound synthesis (IV)
:: Sound synthesis (V)
:: Sound synthesis (VI)
:: Digital MusicAll the music themes developed by me so far...
:: New Age
:: VST InstrumentsThis is a list of the virtual instruments used in my musical projects.
FL Studio Sim Synth
FL Studio sampler
Native Instruments FM7FM7 is the legendary frequency modulation synthesizer from Native Instruments company. Having eight different
operators, it is a very complete instrument full of features that will fulfill the expectatives of any professional musician, while its extensive set of ready to use patches will make it enjoyable for the beginners alike. It can be used as standalone application or as a DX and VST plugin.
This synth is very suitable for use in sophisticated music, like New Age style music. It can create very subtle and delicate sounds.
Native Instruments Pro-53Pro-53 is a vintage synthesizer emulation created by Native Instruments that resembles in some way the classical Prophet 5 analog synthesizer. It features a sound personality taken from the 70s, a sound that brings into memory the beginning of the electronic music. Fat and energic leads are very present in this instrument.
Kiesel Software HelgaHelga is a polyphonic analog-modeling synthesizer, that unites the classic sounds of the analogue synthesizers and new technology to meet the demand of musicians who use computers in their music creation. This instrument is simple to use yet powerful and flexible, which makes it suitable for advanced users and a great starting point for those new to synthesizers.
SR-202SR-202 is a drum machine which works with audio samples. It was a free product distributed by Computer Music magazine.
Vocaloid MiriamVocaloid is a singing synthesis engine which is undoubtedly a remarkable technology and, at its best, capable of equally remarkable results. It is in essence, a sequencer which is able to transform written syllables into fonetic sounds, and therefore, able to sing lyrics in a given language if it is provided. In its Miriam version, it is based on the voice of Adiemus singer Miriam Stockley and the provided language is english.
reFX Slayer 2Slayer 2 is a great simulation of an electric guitar developed by reFX. This instrument has an excellent sound quality; resonance is superb and also is great the bright metallic sound which it can produce. This instrument has a built-in rack where a range of pre and post effects can be attached, increasing dramatically the sonic capabilities of the device.
Edirol HQ OrchestralEdirol HQ Orchestral is a MIDI synthesis software developed by Edirol company, a member of the Roland group. HQ Orchestral allows you to add great sounding instrumental voices in a Midi channel in any VST compatible sequencer. It has 16 channels which can load a wide selection of orchestral instruments, including complete drum kits.
Native Instruments KompaktKompakt is a software sampler from Native Instruments which is designed to take the lead out of software sampling and provide you with a nimble, fully tweakable software sampler that will fit right into your sequencer of choice. In this light sampler designed for fast work in a sequencer, real time tweaking possibilities are great, and it comes with more than 2 GB of samples.
Ugo RezRez is a virtual analog monophonic synthesizer, with a highly resonant low pass filter, that is capable of a wide range of sounds, from funky squishes, beastly basses and screaming leads, to tight arpeggiations, atmospheres, bells, and interesting effects.
Ugo String TheoryString Theory is a flexible, delay based, physical modeling synthesizer which is capable of a very wide range of plucked strings, atmospheric pads and ambiences, and unique hybrid synth sounds. String Theory also offers dual phrase arpeggiators. Each arpegiator has its own speed, gate, and octave controls, which allows for far more complex patterns than the average arpegiators.
AlgoMusic String SynthString Synth is an emulation of the string synthesizers of the late 70s made famous by ARP and Solina. The characteristic ensemble sound of those machines was not realized by adding expensive oscillators, but by using a (at the time) brand new and relatively low cost technology: the BBD chip (Bucket Brigade Device), which was basically an analog delay line.
Korg LegacyCellKorg Legacy Collection is a great package of virtual synthesizers which includes the MS-20 and Polysix retro synthesizers and the Wavestation and LegacyCell musical workstations. Wavestation includes around 550 patches ready to use and is an amazing resource of superb sounds which range from natural instruments to bizarre drones and textures that will set your music apart from others. LegacyCell is some kind of device that lets you freely combine two instances of the MS-20 and/or Polysix synths together along with a dual-effects processor for even more dynamic and unique sonic creations. This instrument comes with 127 presets with plenty of room for your own combinations.
Edirol Hyper CanvasThis MIDI synthesis software instrument works the same way to its relative HQ Orchestral, but instead of being especialized in orchestral instrumentation, it features the standard range of GM2 (General Midi 2) patches.
Native Instruments AbsynthAbsynth is a synthesizer that brings the sound of a far future and alien worlds. It has a wide range of capabilities, from punchy sounds and loops to subtle soundscapes and athmospheres. It is easier to program than FM7, but the sound seems to be more harsh. Overall, its sound has a cold and alien feeling.
Phibes OrganPhibes electric organ tries to capture the sound of those sweet sixties organs. It has 9 drawbars with five different tones and independent vibrato, tremolo, rotator effects and staccato mode. Even though Phibes organ is quite simple instrument, it is a very CPU-intensive with their many oscillators and filters.
RGC Audio Z3TAZ3TA is an award-winning analog-style synthesizer capable of shaping a great sound. Its unique technology makes Z3TA one of the best and most respected synthesizers in the industry. As a complete instrument, Z3TA is oriented to the professional musician and sound programmer looking for great sound quality and features.
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