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GARRITAN World Instruments Sound Library

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This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
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The Garritan World Instruments Sound Library is a comprehensive sound library featuring more than 350 virtual software instruments from around the world. From traditional Chinese orchestras to Gamelan ensembles, from Taiko groups to Bollywood bands, this library gives you all the tools to add exotic sounds to your music.

You can expand your sonic palette with exotic World sounds. This library is a great tool for all types of music composers and producers including orchestra, film, and game audio. It is suitable for anyone looking to expand their sound palette with exotic and exciting instruments to inject a different sound into their compositions. This library has a comprehensive collection of sample sounds. The World Instruments virtual instrument library integrates the powerful and high-performance ARIA Player.

This library has over 350 instruments from all regions of the globe. The sampled sounds capture the essence of these enthralling instruments, while providing the necessary controls to play them expressively. There is a large variety of wind, percussion, and string instruments from India, Japan, Africa, China, the Middle East, Latin America, Australia, and other regions.

Create various sections and groupings from traditional Chinese orchestras, Gamelan ensembles, Taiko groups, drumming circles to eclectic Bollywood bands, fold bands, or any group of your choosing. The Ensemble Manager makes it easy to load various pre-configured or user-created templates.

Wind Instruments
Arghul, Mijwiz 1, Mijwiz 2

Bawu, Di-Zi, Guanzi, Hulusi, Sheng, Suona, Xiao

Bansuri 1, Bansuri 2, Pungi Snake Charmer, Shenai, Shiva Whistle

Hichiriki, Knotweed Flute, Shakuhachi

Other Asian Regions
Bamboo Flute (see Europe: Bamboo Flute), Jogi Baja, Piri

End Blown Flutes: Double Flute, Dvojnice Double Flute, Double Flute Drone, Kaval;
Overtone Flutes: Bass Overtone Flute, Koncovka Alto Flute, Tenor Overtone Flute
Whistles: Clarke Pennywhistle, Handmade Pennywhistle, Low Irish Whistle, Pennywhistle in Bb, Pennyswhistle in D, Pennywhistle in G, Sopilka Whistle, Susato Pennywhistle, Tin Whistle in Bb;
Recorders: Alto Recorder, Bass Recorder, Piccolo Recorder, Sopranino Recorder, Soprano Recorder, Tenor Recorder
Reeds: Diplica, Folk Shawm
Chanters & Bagpipes: Catalan Bagpipes, Duda Bagpipes, Gaita Bagpipes, Koza Bagpipes, Scottish Highland Bagpipes, Uilleann Pipes
Side Blown Flutes: Bamboo Flute, Bone Flute 1, Bone Flute 2, Irish Flute, Sheperds Folk Pipe 1, Shepherds Folk Pipe 2

Latin America
Andean Panpipes, Ocarina 1, Ocarina 2, Peruvian Panpipes, Quena, Tarka

Middle East
Duduk, Maqrunah

North America
Bottle Blows, Fife, Native American Flute, PVC Flute, Slide Whistle

Conch Shell, Didgeridoo, Hawaiian Nose Flute, Suling 1, Suling 2, Suling 3
Percussion Instruments
Ewe Drums: Adodo, African Log Drum, Apentima, Ashiko, Balafon, Basic African Percussion, Bougarabou, Dawuro, Djembe, Dondo, Doun Doun Ba, Atoke, Axatse, Gankokwe, Kagan, Kpanlogo 1 Large, Kpanlogo 2 Medium, Kpanlogo 3 Combo, Sogo;
African Percussion: Fontomfrom, Gome, Gyil, Ibo, Kalimbas, Kenkeni, Kpoko Kpoko, Krin Slit Drum, Likembe, Mbira, Morocco Drum, Nigerian Log Drum, Sakara, Sangban, Sanza, Sistrum, Tama (talking drum), Televi, Tonetang (stir drum), Udu Drums

Basic Chinese Percussion, Bianzhong, Bo, Chinese Cymbals, Chinese Gongs, Datangu Lion Drum, Pan Clappers, Temple Bells, Temple Blocks

Basic Indian Percussion, Chenda, Chimta, Chippli, Dafli, Damroo, Dhol, Dholak, Ghatam, Ghungroo, Gong (stinging gong), Hatheli, Kanjeera, Khartal, Khol, Manjeera, Murchang, Mridangam, Naal, Nagara, Pakhawaj, Stir Drum, Tablas, Tamte, Tasha, Tavil, Udaku

Chanchiki, Chu-daiko, Daibyoshi, Hira-daiko, Hyoushigi, Ko-daiko, Nagado-daiko, O-daiko, Okawa, Okedo-daiko, Shime-daiko, Tebyoshi, Tsuzumi, Uchiwa-daiko

Other Asian Regions
Chabara, Ching, Geduk, Jang Gu, Kesi, Kkwenggwari, Kompang, Luo Gong, Madal, Tangku, Thai Gong, Tibetan Cymbals, Tibetan Singing Bowl, Tibetan Bells, Tingsha

Bodhran, Hang Drum, Jaw Harps, Rattle Cog

Latin America
Afoxe, Agogo Bell, Agogo Block, Atabaque, Berimbau, Bombo, Cuica, Latin Percussion 1, Latin Percussion 2, Rain Stick, Teponaxtli, Tinaja

Middle East
Arabian Frame Drum, Basic Middle East Percussion, Bendir, Daff, Darabuka, Doira, Duff, Dumbek, Kashiklar, Kudum, Naqqara, Riqq, Tar, Tumbak, Zarb, Zills

North America
Buffalo Drum, Powwow Drum, Native Log Drum, Pueblo Drum (Taos), Spoons, Washboard

Gamelan Balinese: Angklung, Ceng Ceng, Gender, Giying (Ugal), Kantil, Kemong (Kenong), Kendhang, Pemade, Penyacah, Reyong; Gamelan Javanese: Bonang, Gong & Gong Ageng, Kempul, Kempyang, Kenong (Kemong), Ketuk, Pelog Panerus, Saron Barung, Saron Demong, Saron Panerus (Peking), Slendro Panerus, Slentem; Hawaiian Percussion: Basic Hawaiian Percussion, Ipu, Kaekeeke, Kala'au, Lava Stones & Rattles, Pahu Hula, Toere
String Instruments
Begena, Bolon, Domu, Kora, Ngoni

Choazhou Guzheng, Erhu, Guzheng, Pipa, Yueqin

Electric Sitar, Sarangi, Sarangi Drone, Sitar, Tambura

Koto, Sanshin, Shamisen

Other Asian Regions
Dan Tranh, Dan Ty Ba, Gopichand

Balalaika, Bulgarska Tambura, Celtic Harp, Fiddle, Hurdy Gurdy, Mandolin, Octave Mandolin, Wire Strung Harp (Clarsach), Zitter

Latin America
South American Harp (Arpa), Veracruz Harp, Guitarron

Middle East
Oud, Santoor

North America
Banjo, Banjolele, Dulcimer, Fiddle (see Europe: Strings), Fretless Zither, Hammered Dulcimer (see Middle East: Strings: Santoor), Washtub bass

Rebab, Tenor Ukulele, Ukulele
Additional Instruments
Bullroarer, Harmonium, Khaen Mouth Organ

Alphorn, Concertina, Concert Accordian, French Accordian, Italian Mussette Accordian

Latin America
Bandoneon, Steel Drums

North America
Melodica, Harmonica, Bass Harmonic
Ensemble Presets
African Orchestra
African Night Strings
Akogo Thumb Band
Andean Highlands Ensemble
Appalachian Fold Band
Balkan Folk Dance Band
Bluegrass Band
Caribbean Music Ensemble
Chinese Orchestra
Celtic Consort
Djembe Drumming Ensemble
Down Under
Ewe Drumming Ensemble
Gamelan Bali Orchestra
Gamelan Java Orchestra
Global Village 1, Global Village 2
Gong Gang
Hawaiian Hulu Hang
Indian Hindustani Ensemble (North India)
Indian Carnatic Ensemble (South India)
Irish Traditional Troupe
Japanese Taiko Ensemble
Japanese Traditional (Gagaku)
Jug & Bottle Band
Klezmer Gypsy Band
Malaysian Paluan Ensemble
Mexican Ranchers Band
Middle East Takht
Native Powwow Circle
Piping Hot
Renaissance Consort
Slovakian Shepherd Band
South East Asia
Squeezer Pleasers
Susu Balafon Ensemble
Thunder Troupe
Tibetan Mystic Ensemble
Talking Drums
Wood World
System Requirements
Operating System Windows: Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP (SP3 required)
Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.6 through 10.8
CPU Windows: Core 2 Duo CPU
Macintosh: Mac Intel CPU 1
Please Note:

For Mac Intel CPU, PowerPC not supported

RAM Windows and Macintosh: 2 GB RAM recommended. 2
Please Note:

There is a direct correlation between the amount of available RAM and the number of sounds that can be loaded.

Hard Drive Windows and Macintosh: 3.5 GB of free hard drive space
Speed Hard Drive Speed for Windows and Macintosh: 7200 rpm
Monitor Resolution Windows and Macintosh: 1,024×768 resolution or higher
Sound Card Windows: A professional sound card compatible with ASIO
Macintosh: A sound card compatible with Core Audio
Connections Internet Connection for Windows and Macintosh: Internet connection for download version, updates and online registration
DVD-ROM Drive Windows and Macintosh: DVD-ROM drive required for boxed version installation

MIDI Controllers

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Play, perform, and control virtual instruments with a MIDI Controller.

M-Audio -  Keystation 88 II - MIDI Controller
  • You Pay: $199.00

Data Storage Devices

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An external hard drive adds storage space and enhances performance.

G-Technology -  G-RAID mini 1TB Dual-Drive Storage System
  • You Pay: $229.95

Books & Tutorials

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Focal Press -  Book/CD: Acoustic and MIDI Orchestration for the Contemporary Composer by Andrea Pejrolo and Richard DeRosa
  • You Pay: $34.95
Usually ships in 4-6 weeks i This is a Special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 4-6 weeks (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment. Item is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
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