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Kurzweil Music Systems
December 27, 2016

Kurzweil Forte®7/8/SE
SoundBanks for Download

Waltham MA - Kurzweil Music Systems is proud to announce a series of added SoundBanks for the Forte® Series models which can be downloaded from our website free of charge.

SoundBanks

TitleDescriptionModel
Legacy Leads SoundBank Legacy Leads - 10 Legacy Leads programs from the "K" and "PC" series. These programs have been updated with real-time controller assignments and switchable-effects. The Legacy Leads pack includes classic synth emulations, basic waveform leads (VA Saw & Square) and sample-VA hybrids. Download these programs for the Forte 7/8 or find them in your ForteSE starting at program 321

Compatible models: Forte7/8 - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Synth Basses SoundBank Legacy Plus-Synth Basses - New for Forte users and now included in Forte SE Version 2.0! 9 factory synth basses; 1 new, plus 8 which were first seen in products such as the K2600 and PC3. These unique, exciting and rich synth basses are full of user controllable assignments, AND they can be used for so much more than just bass. Play them as leads, sound effects, or even a couple as pads. Download these programs for your Forte7/8, or dial-up programs starting at ID 369 on your Forte SE.

Compatible models: Forte7/8 - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Legacy Plus-Brass & Winds - Supplement the acoustic horn and wind instruments in you Forte 7/8! These 12 factory programs (3 New & 9 Legacy) are now included in the Forte SE v2.0 update. Legacy programs have been enhanced to include controller assignments and additional effects. Download these programs for your Forte 7/8 or dial-up programs 401-412 on your Forte SE.

Compatible models: Forte7/8 - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Vintage Keys 2 - 18 Legacy programs including 10 Mellotrons and 8 RMI sounds for your Forte 7/8/SE. All programs have been enhanced with additional switchable-effects and real-time controller assignments. These sounds range from the classic mellotron strings, vox and flutes to keyboard RMI programs like the RMI Harpsi, EP, Clav and Piano. Enjoy these early electronic instruments on the Forte series.

Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
Legacy Pianos Pack - 11 factory piano programs that span several product lines - including the Artis, PC3 and K2600. These legacy Triple Strike and Artis pianos have been updated to use the additional resources in the Forte7/8/SE. Program enhancements include Kurzweil String Resonance modeling (KSR), added switchable effects, controller assignments and half-pedal functionality.

Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
Legacy Strings - 6 factory string programs (5 Legacy & 1 New) for the Forte7/8/SE. Each program has been enhanced with additional effects and controller assignments. Pack includes solo string instruments, a synth-based patch and lush ensemble programs.


Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
Vintage Keys 1 - 12 LEGACY programs that have been updated with real-time controller assignments and additional switchable-effects to utilize the resources of the Forte7/8/SE. Load-up these EPs, Clavs & Pianets and expand your library. Get clunky with the Woostockclunker, noisy with Walrus Pianet and funky with MotorBootyMutron - and more!!

Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
Legacy Plus-Folk Pack - Contains 6 Legacy and 4 New programs. Join a backyard folk jam with your Forte 7/8/SE. Create a beat with the Washboard and Bodhran programs, build an ostinato with the Washtub Bass and strum along with a Steel String Guitar, Dulcimer, Mando, or Banjo!


Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
Legacy Plus-Voices Pack - 6 NEW and 4 LEGACY programs to expand your Forte 7/8/SE's voices category. The Voices Pack includes favorites like Throat Siren and Bandpass Choir as well as new vocal pads, synths and percussion programs to compliment the classic sounds.


Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
Metalscapes - 8 new programs that showcase metallic sounds processed with the Forte 7/8/SE. Create mysterious soundscapes with programs like Fisher Cove or Sci-Fi Movie. Add drive with arpeggiated programs: Space Agogo and Cloud Level. Build to an ending with Post Rock and Shimmer Pad. All programs are controller assigned to allow for sound-shaping and modulation changes in real-time.

Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
Legacy Pack 2 - Expand your collection with 10 enhanced programs from the Kurzweil vault. Each program has been optimized to use the increased FX and controller resources of the Forte7/8/SE. Load-up these factory favorites - including Adagio Magic, Ancient Calling and more!


Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
The Patch Kreator: Roog - Go Roog and turn your Forte 7/8/SE into a fun-to-use mono-synth. Inspired by the classic, The Roog lets you create new patches right from the controllers - preserving the original's functionality. Design new sounds from the template or tweak the 12 factory presets using the dual oscillators, modeled LP filter, three LFO wave shapes, sync saw/square, two bonus effects and more!
Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE
Forte
Forte SE
Retro Pads & Arps - 10 NEW lush pads and rhythmic arpeggiator groove programs. Load these sounds into your Forte7/8/SE and get inspired for your next track or fill in that missing piece of your mix.



Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
POLY-Kz - 10 NEW programs that recreate classic analog polysynths! Each program is also a synth template - with major parameters easily controllable from the front panel. Emulate vintage gear with two "VCOs," selectable waveforms, filter, and envelope controls. Create lush sounds with modulation options like independent vibrato LFOs for each "VCO", independent PWM LFO, and pressure triggered mods.

Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
MAP: Motion ARP Pack - 8 New Kurzweil Factory Programs powered by arpeggiators, LFOs, delays and more! Move your music with the deep motion-modulation engine on the Forte7/8/SE.



Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
Legacy Pack 1 - includes six classic Kurzweil factory programs. Each program is enhanced to utilize the greater FX resources and real-time controllers of the Forte family. Enjoy some favorites - renewed and updated!


Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
The Patch Kreator: Bass - Lead - Create retro digital sounds with the Bass & Lead Patch Kreator. Mix 80's synth samples with DSP waveforms on the fly. Use the partial selector to change harmonics in real time. Build new patches from scratch or tweak the 10 factory programs included-- all from your Forte 7/8/SE controllers!

Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE
Forte
Forte SE
Kinder Sounds - Create music, with your Forte7/8/SE, that evokes the wonder and whimsy of childhood. The Kinder Sounds library includes a Kinderklavier, Polyphon, Melodica, Bell Orchestra and more!



Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
DP1: Drum Pack 1 - 8 NEW drum programs that are fun to play and interact with. Based on Arpeggiator patterns designed for each individual program, these drum programs groove for you! Change things up simply by playing new notes and moving controllers. Latch any pattern with a pedal and play other drums or perc on top, creating your own grooves instantly! Turn the Arp OFF to play the drum kits normally.
Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE - (Now included in FORTE SE O/S v2 Bank B).
Forte
Forte SE
DMM: Drum Multi Machine Turn your Forte SE into a classic XOX-style drum machine! Control 8 zones of drum sounds, with each zone assigned to its own part of the kit. Mute and activate zones on the fly. Change the sound with the FSE controllers, while the FSE's 8 arpeggiators create the beat. Build your own Drum Multi Machine XOX steps from the template or have fun tweaking a preset!

Compatible models: Forte SE
Forte SE
The Patch Kreator: KVA Synth - turns your Forte7/8/SE into a fun and hands-on polyphonic virtual analog synthesizer. The KVA Synth features two oscillators, a sub oscillators, two 2-Pole Filters, Amp Envelope Controls, Filter Modulation and 4 Effects.


Compatible models: Forte7/8/SE
Forte
Forte SE




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