Nowadays, this technology is
internationally very far developed. There are entire industries which are
dedicated to the specific construction of such digital data banks with
an incredible diversity of expressive playing techniques from all over the
world. For this, everywhere famous artists and outstanding scientists, conductors,
musicians, singers, even whole orchestras are involved in further developing
such large-scale sound libraries.
And the most successful electronic companies, software companies and chip manufacturers in the world are developing and building the equipment which deals with this sound material more and more successfully, at the same time refining the diverse digital sound making and processing techniques. In principle, all this is not new, and more or less familiar to the active creative music professionals in all parts of the world from their own practice. More than 90% of the music that is broadcasted nowadays is produced including these digital techniques.
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