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  • More demos of appassionata strings 1 ?

    Hello,

    I'm thinking of purchasing VSL appassionata strings 1 standard edition but I still have some doubts :D 

    Some demos sound pretty convincing ( the simon ravn,  martijn spruit one ) , while some others seem rather synthy ( appassionata strings articulation demo by beat kaufman for example, sorry Beat ;) I think you've done much better demos !  ;) )

    I would love if someone could post some isolated demos of every group of strings instruments, cellos, altos etc...

    If someone could also make a demo of appassionata performance trills ( only available in the extended edition ) it would be great ! 

    And if I could test Vienna Appassionata strings for 1 or 2 days it would be even better but I don't think it's possible =( 

    Thank you

     Romain


  • Hello  and welcome Romain,

    more demos will come for sure [:)]

    Where do you live? That might help in finding a place to check out the Appassionata Strings....

    Best,

    Paul 


    Paul Kopf Product Manager VSL
  • I live in Paris, France . Thank you for answering :)

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    @rpaillot said:

    Hello,

    I'm thinking of purchasing VSL appassionata strings 1 standard edition but I still have some doubts 😄 

    Some demos sound pretty convincing ( the simon ravn,  martijn spruit one ) , while some others seem rather synthy ( appassionata strings articulation demo by beat kaufman for example, sorry Beat 😉 I think you've done much better demos !  😉 )

    Romain

     

    Hello Romain

    What is a good demo? I always try to take as little effects as possible for the demos for VSL. 

    Maybe the reverb (Altiverb, Vienna Konzerthas Large Hall) was no great shakes for the articulation demo.

    What ever...

    I can offer another version of the articulation demo with another reverb

    http://www.beat-kaufmann.com/Appassionata_Strings_1_Articulations_VI08.mp3  

    and specially for you the same piece without any effect!!! (beside the pannings)

    (try to take your favorite reverb and EQ-preset) 

    http://www.beat-kaufmann.com/Appassionata_Strings_1_Articulations_dry_VI08.mp3

    Here are some other Appassionata1-Demos

    http://www.beat-kaufmann.com/VSL_New_VI_U/BK_Melting_Waltz_VI_07.mp3

    (another version than in the Articulation-Demo > I tried to simulate Mantovani's style > melting violins)

    http://www.beat-kaufmann.com/VSL_New_VI_U/BK_Carefree_Life_VI_08.mp3

    (Easy Listening)

    http://www.beat-kaufmann.com/VSL_New_VI_U/BK_Starwars_Snippet2.mp3

    (John Williams)

    and specially for you an excerpt of the strings

    http://www.beat-kaufmann.com/Example_Strings.mp3 

    (incl. a Synthy[:)] - Bass)  

    More Appassionata-Demos?

    As Paul mentioned above... 

    There is a demo in the pipeline which shows all four string libraries (solo, chamber,

    orchestra, appassionata) in the same piece - same effects, same room, same mastering.

    So even if you feel the mix and the effects synthy: Nevertheless, they will be used for all

    strings and you can compare them anyway. It should be a help to select the string library

    which could be the best for your tasks...

    Be a little patient... 

     

    All the best 

    Beat Kaufmann 


    - Tips & Tricks while using Samples of VSL.. see at: https://www.beat-kaufmann.com/vitutorials/ - Tutorial "Mixing an Orchestra": https://www.beat-kaufmann.com/mixing-an-orchestra/
  • Hi paul ;)

    But when I went there they told me their Vienna licenses had expired and they're still waiting for replacements keys.

    The store is called "Univers-sons" http://www.univers-sons.com/ 

     UNIVERS-SONS - 159 rue Amelot 75011 PARIS

    Thanks ;)