18th January 2012
MakeMusic, Inc. recently announced it has completed the acquisition of Garritan Corporation, provider of virtual software instruments. Under the terms of the agreement, Garritan Corporation is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of MakeMusic.
Garritan founder Gary Garritan will assume the role of director of instrumental sciences at MakeMusic.
“Gary Garritan has revolutionized music creation by ensuring professional-quality software instrument sounds are within every musician’s reach,” said Karen van Lith, MakeMusic CEO. “His products will be tremendous additions to MakeMusic’s growing portfolio of solutions.”
Used in conjunction with music-writing software such as Finale, Garritan software libraries provide sounds so realistic they can be indistinguishable from a live performance. Garritan sounds are widely used in television, film and on the world’s greatest concert stages.
Garritan Corporation’s holdings include Garritan Personal Orchestra 4, World Instruments, Concert & Marching Band 2, Jazz & Big Band 3, Authorized Steinway, McGill University Master Samples, the Giga technologies and more. Garritan sounds have also been licensed in numerous music apps from Apple, Avid, AKAI, Cakewalk, Microsoft and Sony.
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