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Arturia, in partnership with IRCAM, announces Brass
6th April 2005

Arturia and IRCAM (Institute for Music/Acoustic Research and Coordination -www.ircam.fr) have announced Brass, a software recreation of three wind instruments - a trumpet, a saxophone and a trombone - based on physical models. All the characteristics of the real instruments have been analyzed and modeled through mathematical algorithms.

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After five years of research at IRCAM, the models have reached a point where it would be hard for anyone to distinguish the original instruments from their software counterparts. Indeed, Brass allows you to play these instruments like experienced performers would - with the same control, the same flexibility and the same expression.

Brass can be used as a stand-alone software or as a virtual instrument for Windows and MacOS X. It comes loaded with more than 40 instrument presets and offers a large library of more than 1000 pre-written riffs in different musical styles. These riffs have been made by a selection of the most famous designers and arrangers in the industry.


Price and release dates are to be announced.

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