Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 Released

Garritan have released Personal Orchestra 5, a new, larger version of the awesome orchestral suite. Read on for more details…

Official Info from Time + Space


Make breathtaking orchestral music with new Garritan Personal Orchestra 5

Garritan Personal Orchestra 5 features a complete orchestra with strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion and keyboards and is five times larger than its predecessor with more than 500 instruments now included.

New additions include…

New Orchestral Strings including 94 section string patches, 33 small sections, and 28 solo strings in a wide range of bow strokes and techniques.

7 distinct choir groups with 23 patches, including boys’ and children’s choirs as well as sopranos, altos, tenors and basses.

Updated brass instruments from the renowned ProjectSAM ´Orchestral Brass Classic´.


Two new concert grand pianos: a legendary 9’ Model D and a 7’ Model B.

New harp instruments with pedaling emulation, a custom organ console for expanded pipe organ control, more than 16 new impulse response presets, and much more.

GPO 5 also incorporates Sonic Morphing, an innovative technology that produces seamless dynamics ranging from the very quietest pianissimo to the loudest, most audacious forte sounds.

Whether you´re arranging music, learning or teaching orchestration, needing an orchestral accompaniment for practise, or working on scores and parts, GPO 5 is the ultimate and affordable orchestral solution.

GPO 5 is available to download now for £99.00 and will be available as a boxed USB drive in early April.

An upgrade path for GPO 4 users is available to download for just £37.95. For full details, audio demos and walkthrough video visit:
To read our interview with Gary Garritan about Personal Orchestra 5 visit: