Capstone Project (Open Access)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Music & Performing Arts
Music - Recording Technology
In this paper, we will look at the topic of instrument sampling for virtual instrument libraries. This paper will look at the history of recording devices, samplers, first technologies for playing orchestral sounds, and the process for making my own library. This paper looks at the techniques and processes for sampling a grand piano in detail. Details including pitch, dynamics, microphone placements, round robins, releases, and pedals. For my own sample library, I recorded and programmed Foley sounds that can be used for film compositions.
Daly, Camden, "Recording Sounds and Instruments for Sample Libraries" (2021). Capstone Projects and Master's Theses. 1120.
Additional FilesFoley Library.nki (9 kB)
Foley Library Sampling Script.txt (2 kB)
Foley Library.nkc (1 kB)
Foley Library.nkr (1 kB)
Foley Sampling.ptx (526 kB)