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Garritan Instant Orchestra

Garritan Instant Orchestra is a must-have sound library that offers accessible tools to create orchestrations in a matter of minutes from start to finish. This software allows you to achieve incredible orchestral sounds that are often associated with films, games, TV scoring and music production. The Instant Orchestra uses the powerful and high-quality ARIA Player.

Features of Garritan Instant Orchestra


  • Make orchestrating easier, with minimal effort and without the complexity of sequencing and setups.
  • Provides a practical shortcut towards orchestrating
  • Sketch creative ideas and concepts at a moment’s notice
  • Transition easily  from small to massive orchestrations
  • Consists of various sections of a symphony orchestra playing in unison, in octaves, and tutti
  • Instruments can be homogeneous or combined with various instrument families to create the sound you want.
  • Emphasis on consonance, harmony, and euphony
  • Orchestral special effects in strings, brass, woodwinds, and percussion
    • Effects include: glissandi, rips, weird clusters, harmonics, textures, aleatoric sounds, instruments playing in non-traditional ways, and techniques that cannot be created with individual samples
  • Inharmonious textures can be performed by different sections of the orchestra. Ideal for sounds for film, television, and game composers
  • Mood-based ensemble presets, includes a collection of useful, pre-configured instrumental combinations
  • These presets are very accessible and range from intimate to monstrous, spooky to sublime, and manipulated to evoke various emotions
  • Ensemble Manager makes it easy to load pre-configured and user-created templates

Boxed Product

Part# 13-GIODLR


Digital Download

Part# 13-GIODCO


System Requirements for Garritan Instant Orchestra


  • Windows: Microsoft Windows 7 and 8, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP (SP3 required); Core 2 Duo CPU or later recommended; A professional sound card compatible with ASIO
  • Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.6 through 10.9; Mac Intel CPU. (PowerPC not supported); A sound card compatible with Core Audio
  • 2 GB RAM recommended. There is a direct correlation between the amount of available RAM and the number of sounds that can be loaded
  • 3 GB of free hard drive space
  • Hard drive speed of at least 7200 RPM recommended
  • Monitor with 1,024×768 resolution or higher
  • Internet connection for download version, updates and online registration
  • DVD-ROM drive required for boxed version installation
  • Optional:
    • A MIDI interface may be required if you are using a MIDI keyboard. Many keyboards now use USB
    • The ability to assign controllers within your keyboard, music program, or sequencer is recommended
    • High-quality speakers and amplifier, or high-quality headphones

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