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  • string effects

    Hi, does anyone know if I can do this with the strings in VSL? The idea is to do a trick called "flautando" effect in violins. They play slightly
    SUL TASTO (over the fingerboard) to produce a tone that's softer and a bit
    like flute (hence, "flautando.") ?

    Thanks You

    Tery Michael Huud
    www.Music4TheMovies.com

  • Tery,

    Flautando strings are found in the symphonic ed. I don't think there is a perf_leg patch but I know that there are flautando strings in the strings package under the LONG-NOTES catagory.

    Clark

  • Thanks Clark for such a fast reply! Got it.

    -Terry

  • If ask Michael Hula, our Artistic Director, he will most likely tell you that it was close to impossible to record this playing style, because it is so incredibly low in volume.

    ... needless to say that he did it, nonetheless! [:)]

    /Dietz - Vienna Symphonic Library
  • I also have it with opus 1/2
    nice effect.

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    @Dietz said:

    If ask Michael Hula, our Artistic Director, he will most likely tell you that it was close to impossible to record this playing style, because it is so incredibly low in volume.

    ... needless to say that he did it, nonetheless! [:)]


    A marvelous job too, I find myself using those patches all the time. [:)]

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    @Dietz said:

    If ask Michael Hula, our Artistic Director, he will most likely tell you that it was close to impossible to record this playing style, because it is so incredibly low in volume.

    ... needless to say that he did it, nonetheless! [:)]


    A marvelous job too, I find myself using those patches all the time. [:)]


    thank you, guys, i really appreciate such nice comments. the biggest challenge during the flautando recordings was, to fight against the stomach noises from the players. we needed a special diet with ice-cream and other goodies. i tell you, it was pure pain [[;)]]

  • Here is a Vienna demo with the flautando strings you are talking about:

    http://vsl.co.at/en-us/67/3959/3813/3996/4550.vsl

    Cheers,

    Damon

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    @Dietz said:

    If ask Michael Hula, our Artistic Director, he will most likely tell you that it was close to impossible to record this playing style, because it is so incredibly low in volume.

    ... needless to say that he did it, nonetheless! [:)]


    A marvelous job too, I find myself using those patches all the time. [:)]


    thank you, guys, i really appreciate such nice comments. the biggest challenge during the flautando recordings was, to fight against the stomach noises from the players. we needed a special diet with ice-cream and other goodies. i tell you, it was pure pain [[;)]]

    ICE CREAM??

    what if the players are lactose intolerent?

  • hello craig, nice to hear from you! to answer your question: this point was cleared up during the castingsessions. our musician have to play mozart's g-major concert, first movement and afterwards prove one's skill with straciatella, topfen and malaga! [H]

  • For a real rumble-free diet try mashed potatos (no roast onions to go with them, of course) [[;)]]

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    @Another User said:

    For a real rumble-free diet try mashed potatos (no roast onions to go with them, of course)


    You should perhaps get them to audition by playing that famous avant-garde piece called 3 Movements for Bowels (I forget the composer....)

    Maybe this thread should be re-named Sound Effects....

    Regards - Colin