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Get more instrument sounds

How about more unpitched percussion, mallets, brass, and some strings?

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    Joe Berkovitz shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  Joe Berkovitz responded  · 

    As part of our premium subscription service Noteflight Crescendo, we’re including over 50 professionally sampled orchestral and rock sounds from SONiVOX. We will be continuing to include more and more sounds — we’re not done yet!

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would like to write for "Flute ensembles" therefore need bass, alto flutes etc.

      • Jonathan Rupprecht commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would also like to have
        - glass harmonica
        - Voices/ Choir (like on a keyboard)
        - mandolin
        - celesta
        and more percussion instruments

      • Joseph Perry commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        vocals, chimes, wind chimes, auxiliary percussion, marching symbols, marching snare, marching basses, koto, piccolo trumpet, yea that pretty much covers it. (everything on crescendo -besides trumpet- is good, but we need new instruments, not just for us, but so basic users can have more instruments)

      • Darren Bates commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'll throw in Harpsichord as an instrument I'd like to see added (ie for baroque or chamber scores)
        (The current instruments are growing and helping!)

      • ZeroM95 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        bass trombone, contrabass trombone, and tubas, french horns, piccolo, and pitched percussion

      • Joseph Perry commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'd like all marching, jazz, and concert instruments, like french horn and english horn, and contrabass sax, for non crescendo users

      • Joseph Perry commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'd like all marching, jazz, and concert instruments, like french horn and english horn, and contrabass sax, for non crescendo users

      • j.robert97 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I personally would like french horn and tuba instruments they are part of the bread and butter of my music.

      • ethan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        i personally don't see this as a huge priority -- music notation doesn't need midi at all to be effective, but it is helpful for proof-reading scores

      • hooyacrusty commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would really like:

        full orchestra string sections
        several different organs
        more drums in a kit
        electric piano
        french horn
        clean electric guitars (rock and jazz)
        distorted electric guitar
        steel string acoustic (6 and 12 string)
        solo violin, viola, and cello, all with vibrato
        harp
        celesta

      • Matt commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        adding a marimba sound would make this program the greatest community program EVER!!
        i could do so much with that.

      • Amala Musica commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Im thinkin that they could also try to improve the sound of the current instruments. For example, trombones seem to fwah their notes instead of tah-ing them. And saxes and clarinets seem to get a very nasally sound when they get to the higher notes. They could also try to add more features like glissandoes, mutes, and just taking out the mouth piece and playing into that.

      • iankshields commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The standard concert percussion set, used in every orchestra and concert band all over the world is:

        - A well-tuned Concert Snare (as opposed to the flabby drumset snare used here)
        - Concert Bass Drum (Dampened for articulation, and open for impacts)
        - Concert Crash Cymbals (Various inflections, as used in orchestral pieces)
        - Concert rolled suspended cymbals
        - Triangle
        - Woodblock
        - Tambourine (various inflections, incl. taps, palm "pops", shakes, and thumb rolls)
        - Xylophone
        - Glockenspiel (1 played with acrylic mallets, 1 with brass mallets)
        - Timpani

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