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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by Arc » October 2nd, 2010, 5:02 pm

This is the first I've seen mention of http://freesf2.com/ - it should be listed prominently from the music creation pages on wiki.wesnoth.org!

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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by West » October 2nd, 2010, 5:21 pm

Arc wrote:This is the first I've seen mention of http://freesf2.com
That's interesting, seeing as how that is the very topic of this thread.

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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by Skizzaltix » October 2nd, 2010, 7:21 pm

And now it is: http://wiki.wesnoth.org/Tools_for_Creating_Music#Free_2

Interestingly, someone else added it moments before I hit "save." I wonder if they're reading this topic? ;)

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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by Arc » October 2nd, 2010, 7:25 pm

I only found this thread by lurking in #wesnoth-music and seeing the thread posting. My previous Google searches only turned up threads about to your SSO, not this thread.

I just added freesf2 to http://wiki.wesnoth.org/Tools_for_Creating_Music along with an updated link to G-Town (which is now hosted on legaltorrents) and removed a slew of dead links.

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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by West » October 3rd, 2010, 7:00 am

Arc wrote:I just added freesf2 to http://wiki.wesnoth.org/Tools_for_Creating_Music along with an updated link to G-Town (which is now hosted on legaltorrents) and removed a slew of dead links.
It should be mentioned that the original version of the G-Town samples are in gigastudio format, whereas the ones on freesf2 are in sf2 format.

Also, I can't help but wonder what that link to soundfonts.it is doing there. The only decent stuff from that site are already on freesf2.

Edit: I removed the soundfonts.it link from the wiki. The whole point of freesf2.com was to create a repository of the very best orchestral soundfonts from the classic sites. Having the soundfonts.it link there (or hammersound, or whatever) may seem like we endorse everything on those sites, when the fact of the matter is that 90% of it is junk. To anyone who's interested, a simple google search will turn up plenty of sf2 sites. Either we should list them all on the wiki, or none of them.

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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by marcusvinicius » October 3rd, 2010, 7:50 pm

West wrote: marcusvinicius, I know you only mean well. But I must ask you to please stop telling people to use the SSO soundfonts. I have stated several times on this forum that I'm not working on it anymore, and it was never more than a crude beta. The soundfonts on freesf2 are fifty times better than SSO, please use them instead.
I'm sorry. Tough most of them sound better than SSO, They don't really mix well and some you have to apply EQ, compression and volume normalization in a same sample to mix well with another samples. I didn't know you stopped work on SSO, maybe I missed some posts, communication break down... :cry:
So this is the last time I mention SSO in the internet(that was :P ).
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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by marcusvinicius » October 24th, 2010, 9:19 pm

Another test

Samples used:

Violins 0.0.3 as violins 1
Violins light as violins 2
viola section as violas
SSO Cello section as Cellos

EPICVERB as reverb
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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by CheeseLord » October 25th, 2010, 1:03 pm

http://www.hammersound.com/cgi-bin/soun ... ello.sfArk

Ooooo, pretty cello - freesf2 quality?? Perhaps, though I need to mess around with it a little more, it seems to have a great mature sound. Any opinions??
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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by marcusvinicius » October 25th, 2010, 2:51 pm

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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by Jamrock17TM » December 7th, 2010, 3:51 pm

Hey umm, I downloaded some of the soundfonts, but I can't play them or use them! At the site, it tells me to download sf2 and sf2+. But when I download sf2 I don't know what to do next! Please tell me how to play the soundfonts. I use LMMS for making music..

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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by Jamrock17TM » December 7th, 2010, 4:34 pm

Oh, sorry. I just figured it out.

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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by charly » January 2nd, 2011, 3:09 pm

Hi, for an awesome free sound of Staccato strings, I recommend this: http://www.cinematicstrings.com/index.p ... Itemid=123
(You need Kontakt 3.5 / 4 to use this library)

P.S: I posted a demo for Wesnoth project on this forum, if you have time, come listen to it :D (Composer (contribution))

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Re: Free Orchestral Soundfonts

Post by harryx » February 15th, 2011, 2:11 pm

dont know if this is actually listed anywhere but I used some of the tracks for films I made and most of them are quite epic.

http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/

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g-town-church-sampling-proj

Post by MoroPoro » October 18th, 2011, 7:17 pm

sorry, but what do I do with a .torrent file on my desktop, downloaded from
http://www.clearbits.net/torrents/22-g- ... ng-project ?
or do I have to sign up? :augh:

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Re: g-town-church-sampling-proj

Post by fabi » October 19th, 2011, 12:19 pm

MoroPoro wrote:sorry, but what do I do with a .torrent file on my desktop, downloaded from
http://www.clearbits.net/torrents/22-g- ... ng-project ?
or do I have to sign up? :augh:
You need to download and install a torrent client program and open the .torrent file with it.
The client will start to download the torrent.

Unfortunately I don't know any torrent client for Windows or Mac,
but google will help you there.

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