Shirokuma Announces GigaStudio 3 Version of NDB Pipe Organ
July 9, 2004
Shirokuma Ltd. annouced that it will release the new, extended edition of its Notre Dame de Budapest (NDB) Pipe Organ Samples collection together with the release of GigaStudio 3, the latest version of the Tascam's PC sampling software. The library, grown to more than 20 GB, utilizes the most advanced features of the next-generation GigaStudio.
'The new edition of NDB is likely to satisfy even the most demanding organists. We've practically recorded all the stops and combinations our users wished for," said Csaba Huszty, NDB architect and lead engineer. "The new edition will exceed the previous version in just about every detail. The sound samples are now all in 24-bit, 48 kHz format and the library contains well over fifty combinations and stops from the two majestic Hungarian symphonic organs. And it even costs less."
The new library will come out in two editions: besides the Full Edition, there will be an entry-level Compact Edition for the casual organist. Both editions will also be available in 16-bit format so that GigaStudio 2.x users can benefit from the enhancements of the library, too.
Price and availability
Notre Dame de Budapest Pipe Organ Samples for GigaStudio 3 can be preordered at the NDB website and all major music shops specializing on quality sound samples. The library will be available at once GigaStudio 3 ships. The recommended list price of NDB Full and Compact Editions are 350 Euro ($419) and 99 Euro ($119), respectively. More information and demos of the new library can be found at the NDB website (www.ndb.hu).
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