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VSL Performance Tool Free Download

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Olimpia Sawaia

Dec 7, 2023, 9:49:13 AM12/7/23
The Vienna Symphonic Library is an innovative, research-driven music software and sample library developer based in Vienna, Austria.
To give you an impression of the performance of the libraries, there are a number of free instruments available. These are fully usable (no demo versions) and require a VSL account for download as well as a free iLok account for activation (no dongle needed!)

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Having used the EXS24 version of VSL on a variety of Macs, including a dual-2GHz G5 and a 17-inch Powerbook, I have to say that these tools make for a great self-contained writing facility, especially when you add Emagic's Space Designer convolution-based reverb into the equation. Using a multiple-computer Gigastudio setup gave me far more voices, of course, but it's also a more complex configuration to manage, and there's definitely something to be said for a stand-alone workstation, even if it isn't quite as powerful. Incidentally, it's worth mentioning that Logic 's Freeze function isn't, sadly, much help in this department, since the function doesn't allow the memory used by an instrument to be unloaded when a Track is 'frozen' (for more on G5-based EXS24 performance, see this month's Apple Notes). However, if Emagic make this possible, the combination of Logic, EXS24 and VSL will be hard to beat for serious composers and orchestrators. Mark Wherry

The four string ensembles each get a new category of repeated 60bpm quarter notes, and all but the basses get a new set of fast repetitions (16th notes at 150-190bpm), which include crescendo and diminuendo versions. New performances for the violin and viola sections include 120bpm note repetitions played with vibrato, 'performance tremolos' (much the same as normal tremolos, but benefiting from the Legato Tool's smoothing effect), grace notes in a choice of tone or semitone intervals, and 'performance legato grace notes' in which the tool automatically selects an up or down grace note of a semitone, tone or minor third interval, depending on the previous note played (note: on this particular patch, intervals wider than a minor third played with legato fingering result in no sound at all!).

A small selection of unpitched percussion (castanets, shakers, caxixi, guiro and three types of 'jingle ring' skinless tambourine) also gets the note-repetition treatment. Some of you may feel that creating realistic percussion performances is best left to more specialised, groove-based libraries and tools like Recycle and Acid, but the inclusion of these carefully sampled, exquisitely recorded loops once again proves VSL's commitment to giving their users as many musical options as possible!

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The Ivory II features a Sustain Resonance DSP engine for realism in pedal performance and allowing half-pedaling. You have the freedom to enable or disable pedal noise, per the aesthetics of your performance. You can also adjust the lid position to allow more freedom in tone.

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