Instrument: Time+Space / Garritan - World Instruments

music making software

Time+Space / Garritan unveils World Instruments, a new instrument with over 350 expressive and exotic instruments from around the world.

With over 350 individually sampled ethnic instruments, Garritan World Instruments offers more individually sampled instruments than any other ethnic sample library. The collection includes:

Winds: Native American flutes, bamboo flutes, Irish flutes, Chinese and Japanese flutes, Indian flutes, clay flutes, recorders, pan flutes, nose flute, and other exotic winds
Percussion: Taiko drums, Balinese and Javanese Gamelan ensembles, log drums, tablas, Ewe drums, balaphon, Udu drum, talking drum, steel drums, Latin percussion, and more
Strings: Vibrato-controlled fiddle and erhu, sitars, koto, shamisen, kora, oud, santoor, rebab, harps, mandolins, and many other stringed instruments.
Many others: didgeridoo, Middle Eastern reed instruments, accordions, Tibetan bowls, harmonium,bagpipes, and more!

Intuitive Controls — The Garritan World Instruments Library is designed with playability and expressive control in mind. It features controls for dynamics, vibrato, keyswitched bends and tremolos, rolls, arpeggios, airflow noises, legato, auto-variability, auto-portamento, trills and more that make these samples realistic and expressive. Many of the controls in Garritan World Instruments are streamlined and standardized so that users can quickly become familiar with the library.

Ensembles and Groups — Access various sections and groupings, from traditional Chinese orchestras, Gamelan ensembles, Taiko groups, drumming circles to eclectic Bollywood bands, folk bands, or create any group of your choosing. The Ensemble Manager makes it easy to load pre-configured and user-created templates.

Sample Player Included—The World Instruments library comes integrated with the ARIA Player and works as a virtual instrument. There is no need to purchase a separate sampler. The ARIA Player uses Graceful Copy Protection and does not need a dongle to operate. Simply drag and drop the personalized graphic card onto the ARIA Instrument Engine to authorize it and get playing in seconds.

RRP: £99.00 / €119.00