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Image Line Sakura Synthesizer - Download
Image Line Sakura Synthesizer
 

Image Line Sakura Instrument - Download


Electronic Download ONLY! Physical Modeling String Instrument - PC/Mac
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Image Line Sakura Synthesizer

Please note this is available via ELECTRONIC DOWNLOAD only, your download code will be sent to you in 30 minutes or less during normal business hours. There are NO returns on this product.

Like the transient beauty of Sakura (Japanese for Cherry Blossom), the sound of stringed instruments blossoms and fades. Image-Line brings you ‘Sakura’, the string physical modelling instrument.

Reproduce the delicate pluck of a single string
Sakura can reproduce the delicate pluck of a single string, a violins bowing or the sonorous resonance of a grand piano. Most importantly, the curious musician can take control of every aspect of the simulation to create fantastic instruments. Ever wanted to know what a 20 foot guitar sounded like? Or a bowed piano? Now you can find out, Sakura opens up a world of string modelling possibilities, why not download the Sakura demo and try it for yourself. The Sakurazensen is coming, be there to experience it.

Virtual modelling in Sakura follows a 5 stage hanami-process :
  • Contact - An impulse, the mechanical contact with the string, is first generated then shaped to simulate plucks, picks, scrapes, hammers, taps or humble fingers.
  • Vibration - Sakura’s dual string model then gives the operator control over a wide range of parameters such as damping, tension, positioning and string properties.
  • String interaction – The dual strings are then mixed, panned and enveloped to simulate interactions.
  • Resonance - The string/s vibration then interacts with an 8-resonator ‘body simulator’ to create the size, material and shape of the instrument
  • Acoustics - Virtual acoustic space is then simulated with chorus, delay and reverberation effects.

Terms :

  • Sakura: Japanese for Cherry Blossom.
  • Hanami: The custom of enjoying the beauty of Sakura.
  • Sakurazensen: The Sakura-front as it moves across Japan with the developing season.

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