Intuitively laid out, the instrument groups are mapped across the full keyboard range, with double bass on the lower keys and violins at the top end, with beautifully smooth cross-fading between each instrument group as you work your way up the register. The violins sound best in their lowest octave, but above that the sustaining articulations feel like they lose momentum. Working in a similar way as an arpeggiator, the Animator can instantly transform a chord into a groovy staccato, spiccato or pizzicato phrase, rhythmically riffing on your played chord. The price tag and system requirements for such libraries can be equally epic, requiring a substantial financial outlay; not just for the software, but also for a system capable of realising their full potential. Produce a highly realistic ensemble sound - each note in an interval has its own correct legato or portamento transition. Choose between classic or pop instrument placements. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device.
There are plenty of commercial libraries for it, but in the following article, I will present you a list of the best free Kontakt libraries, covering a wide range of types. Session Strings Pro es el nuevo estándar de oro para las cadenas de estudio contemporáneos. Choose from a large variety of presets or create your own groove, building seamless rhythmic patches and ostinatos. Use the existinq instructent confiquratoin or create your own custom ensemble of up to 22 players. This is where the power of Kontakt meets the power of the Session Strings Pro animator, and how you can create those beautifully complex arrangements mentioned earlier! In these circumstances, as many as 12 voices are playing at once for each note, and this can mount up to 24 when playing notes that fall within positional crossfade zones.
One operational gripe concerns the use of the modulation wheel or expression pedal to control dynamics. It should then generate a lovely looking Session Strings image with the Instrument selections below it. It's not unusual for a three-note chord to gobble up 48 notes of polyphony, and the release samples can cause this to climb above 100 if you're playing legato, and reasonably quickly! It sounds very good and is fully playable, making it suitable for orchestral, cinematic, game music, ambient etc. Under each picture is the description of the instrument. A modern instrument with an interface featuring several smart-play features that helps spark creativity. The celli are panned equally to each side of centre, with the violas spread wider still, giving the violins the widest stereo panorama. Kontakt Player is available as a separate download from Native Instruments and can be downloaded free of charge by clicking.
My personal feeling is that their loudest dynamic is underplayed, and a smidgeon more vibrato wouldn't have gone amiss to impart a more energetic feel. In addition to this was the Animator, a built-in sequencer that played chords in a rhythmical pattern using a staccato, spiccato or pizzicato articulation. Rhythm Animator The Rhythm Animator transforms chords or single notes into realistic-sounding rhythmical patterns. Toma el control de un conjunto de 11 piezas, grabado con la máxima precisión en cuatro configuraciones diferentes para la máxima flexibilidad y realismo. It brings 21 patches from 90 samples.
The defining quality of this instrument is musical flow. It's particularly good at evoking a wistfulness and nostalgia reminiscent of British movie soundtracks from the '60s and '70s. Change the playback mode from 4th through 32th or triplets and control the amount of swing of your pattern. Not only does this afford each instrument its full playable range, but it allows for different articulations and custom dynamic control over each part, greatly enhancing an arrangement's realism. You can combine muted passages with slapped notes just by playing harder on your keyboard in order to introduce a slapped note.
There is a separate velocity control for each step in the sequence. If you cannot find this email, please check your spam folder to make sure it isn't there. Each sample has eleven round-robins to capture plenty of nuances. Maximum expressiveness : Add realistic, detailed expression, relying on a vast array of articulations. Use the existing configuration of the instruments or create your own ensemble with the participation of up to 22 players. Session Strings Pro es mucho más que una biblioteca de cadenas.
Five articulations, a default plus four performance-dependent alternatives, can be set. It offers an elegant, modern look and a host of convenient controls on the main page, mixer page and effects. Each note has its own correct transition. If you are asked to activate the library, click Activate in the library box and follow the on-screen instructions. The Kontakt instrument looks and sounds amazing. This could well be due to the extremely accurate tuning. Ten Performance patches provided a predetermined selection of velocity-switched articulation pairs, plus scoops and falls activated by the pitch-bend lever.
You can play chords and monophonic lines at the same time, and all 29 articulations are available in a single interface. Color lets you transform the overall sonic image of your ensemble sound by selecting one of many different effects. Smart chord: Generate fully orchestrated and complex string chords using single keys. Con looping suave, transiciones maravillosamente fluido y hasta cuatro muestras redondas robin por nota, Session Strings Pro ofrece un sonido sorprendentemente natural. Play full ensembles, mapped across the keyboard, or individual instrument groups.
It is based on acoustic guitar samples with 3 fake round robins. There is no default articulation here; the one that plays is the last one you selected. Choose from traditional or modern seating positions to adjust the stereo positioning of sections. In order to maintain a consistent level, the wheel has to be constantly moving — if only just a little bit — whenever new notes are played. The Animator is also easily tweaked to create dynamic results via the intuitive interface.