NAMM, Anaheim, CA (January 17, 2008) Garritan, developer of the world’s leading soundware, introduces the ARIA software sampler/synthesis engine at the NAMM show. ARIA is Garritan’s new 64-bit Sampler/Synthesis Engine, developed in collaboration with Plogue Art et Technologie Inc, the widely acclaimed audio software developer.
ARIA’s unique and powerful features include:
The first software instrument in the ARIA engine will be the Garritan Authorized Steinway Virtual Model D Piano Library, endorsed by and in cooperation with Steinway & Sons.
Garritan’s product line, including Personal Orchestra, Jazz & Big Band and Concert & Marching Band libraries, will be upgraded to the new ARIA player. The new engine will add more features and many new capabilities to the existing libraries. New libraries are also planned for the new ARIA player, including an organ library and an advanced strings library.
Gary Garritan says, ” We are very excited about ARIA. This revolutionary new sound engine will provide us with utmost flexibility to achieve our creative potential in developing software instruments. The possibilities for future innovation are limitless! ”
About Garritan Libraries
Garritan is the worldwide leader and pioneer in sample libraries and soundware. Garritan Libraries are the recipient of numerous industry, education, and professional awards and accolades in the music press and among professional musicians. These same libraries are required for classes at laeading music colleges and universities.Garritan has also developed the first sample libraries that integrate with popular notation programs, such as Finale and Sibelius. The Garritan Libraries are known the world over for quality, and are an indispensable staple in film, television, and interactive productions, as well as live performances. http://www.garritan.com
About Plogue Art et Technologie Inc.
Plogue is the maker of Bidule, the new star modular audio environment, currently in use by many thousands of musicians and sound designers worldwide. Its core audio technologies have been licensed in many products in use today. Plogue is a Montreal, QC, Canada company, founded in 2000. http://www.plogue.com
David Viens, President,
Plogue Art et Technologie, Inc .
davidv – plogue.com