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Re: wav files of instrument sounds


You will find instrument samples at http://theremin.music.uiowa.edu/
(U. of Iowa Electronic Music Studios home page). These are free.
IRCAM (Paris, France) has a greater variety of samples that you can
pay for.

"Equalized in perceived duration, perceived loudness, perceived pitch"
is a "tall order". I think you will have to do your own such

Jim Beauchamp

On May 25, 2001 Christian@Kaernbach.de wrote:
> Dear listers,
> I need urgently a source from where I could get wav files of instrument
> sounds. Preferably real instruments, not synthesized ones, preferably
> equalized in perceived duration, perceived loudness, perceived pitch.
> That is, I need exactly what one would need to do timbre MDS. The
> instruments I would like best would be piano, organ (two or three
> registers of quite different timbre so that I could chose an appropriate
> one), harpsichord (or better, but probably not available: clavichord),
> and violin. Is there any such source on the web?
> Thanks for any help, (direct e-mail works best)
> Christian
> (preparing a classroom demo of timbre MDS analysis)