sforzando is a Free SFZ Player. Simple but Powerful For Advanced Users.
sforzando is a free, highly SFZ 2.0 compliant sample player. Advanced sample hobbyists now have a powerful tool to experiment and share instruments without relying on proprietary formats. sforzando has only one instrument slot; no fancy UI, effects or mixers. Every tweak has to be done at the SFZ file level, no cheating!
sforzando is also a name given for a sudden change in music dynamics which, in musical notation, is represented by the “sfz” symbol.