Garritan has announced the release of Personal Orchestra 5, a major new version of the virtual instrument that features a complete orchestra with strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion and keyboards. This new version is five times larger than its predecessor with more than 500 instruments now included.
New additions include:
- New Orchestral Strings including 94 section string patches, 33 small sections, and 28 solo strings in a wide range of bow strokes and techniques.
- 7 distinct choir groups with 23 patches, including boys' and children's choirs as well as sopranos, altos, tenors and basses.
- Updated brass instruments from the renowned ProjectSAM 'Orchestral Brass Classic'.
- Two new concert grand pianos: a legendary 9' Model D and a 7' Model B.
- New harp instruments with pedaling emulation, a custom organ console for expanded pipe organ control, more than 16 new impulse response presets, and much more.
GPO 5 also incorporates Sonic Morphing, an innovative technology that produces seamless dynamics ranging from the very quietest pianissimo to the loudest, most audacious forte sounds.
GPO 5 is available to download now for $149.95 / £99.00 and will be available as a boxed USB drive in early April. An upgrade path for GPO 4 users is available to download for $49.95 / £37.95.