ePipes has announced the release of The Fred Morrison Sound, a complete virtual bagpipe system in the form of a VST instrument plug-in for Windows. It has been developed with world renowned, gold medalist, multi-award-winning piper; Fred Morrison, and the Centre for Music Technology at The University of Glasgow, Scotland. Each stage of the production was personally overseen by Fred, working along-side former Thomas Oberheim engineer, William Evans. The Fred Morrison Sound claims to deliver an authentic virtual bagpipe from the world's leading piper and the home of piping.
- All samples are played by Fred Morrison on his own instruments.
- Play Highland Pipes, Border Pipes, Scottish Small Pipes and Uillieann Pipes.
- Transpose to any key over a two octave range.
- Built in reverb.
- Upgradeable sample sets, new instruments and features to come.
- Long drone samples provide phasing and variation that define the real sound of the pipes while remaining perfectly in tune.
- Adjustable chanter mellow. Choose your sound: piercing and rousing or sweet and mellifluous.
- Compatible with all MIDI bagpipes and devices.
The Fred Morrison Sound is available for Windows as a VST instrument plug-in priced at £70 (+VAT). It is currently available to buy as boxed product with a download version coming soon.