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Postby Jafo; Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:44 pm

SampleTekk's harpsichord, which is sampled every three semitones with release layers, is superb and cheap, albeit a bit bright and tensiony for some... it sounds and feels like new steel-wound guitar strings, but it's easy enough to warm up. (I like old nickel-wound strings, myself.)
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Postby TristezaOrange; Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:08 am

Thanks for the suggestion Jafo! I'll check it out!
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Postby AKJ; Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:28 am

for harpsichord (and more) i'd suggest the PMI historic keyboards:

http://www.sampletekk.com/proddetail.ph ... 014-FORMAT

(the Flamish is especially nice)

The Xsample mallets and percussion has a nice vibraphone and other great mallet and perc instruments. If you need some of the other stuff, I'd get it:

http://www.soundsondemand.com/detail1.a ... ssion/en/1

Otherwise: maybe choose a free option.

cheers, akj
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Postby MA-Simon; Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:19 am

Regaring the Spitfire Harpsicord:

I think it sound really nice, plus you'll get all the mic positions etc.
I don't own it, becouse I don't make much music like this, but everything spitfire does is top stuff!
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Postby aMUSEd; Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:21 am

Pianoteq has an awesome Vibraphone and good harpsichords too
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Postby vicshere; Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:10 am

Don't know if I'm too late in showing up, but the Vienna Instruments Vibraphone sounds so sweet and spooky, I hate having to use it as I end up sitting playing it for hours.
Not cheap, I know, and hogs the CPU, but great sounds, dry or with lots of reverb - and you can turn the little machine thingy on or off, too.
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