strings

  1. amadeus1

    Writing for Strings: Free Downloads

    Hi guys, I just included free downloads of a pdf, midi file, and mp3 of the chords and voicings used in writing for strings discussed in the video: Best, Bill
  2. Ben

    [NEW] BBO: L & M goes STRINGS: High and Low Strings Sections for € 65 each

    It's time for more Big Bang Orchestra, and this time it's all about strings: BBO Lyra: High Strings (14 first violins, 12 second violins, 8 violas - playing unison and in octaves) BBO Musca: Low Strings (6 cellos, 4 basses - playing in octaves) The articulation list is similar to the last BBO...
  3. ChrisSiuMusic

    A Guide To Traditional Chinese Instruments: A Video Essay

    Hi everyone! In this video, I wanted to take a deeper look into the traditional Chinese instruments heard in many pieces and film scores. I hope you learn and discover something from this presentation! ►► Download the slides for free! Click here → https://cutt.ly/ByVFUHU
  4. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - L&S Chamber Strings

    Get it here: https://www.lightandsoundsamples.com/chamberstrings.html Dry examples: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0dtbvacziz0sh97/L%26S%20Chamber%20Strings%20Dry%20Examples.wav?dl=0 Buy an album: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  5. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Anthology and Adagio Strings Flash Sale

    8Dio Anthology and Adagio Strings Flash Sale Anthology Strings Bundle $188 - Adagio Volumes $48 Anthology Strings was crafted by Academy Award, TEC, and G.A.N.G Award Winning Composer and Producer, Troels Folmann and Emmy-Nominated Composer and Orchestrator, Colin O’Malley. Anthology is the...
  6. Jophus

    A good complementary library for Chamber strings.

    What is a good big grandiose sounding string library that would complement the intimacy of Spitfire Chamber Strings? Currently considering Cinematic Studio Strings or just the full Spitfire Symphonic Strings. Anyone care to chime in??
  7. ChrisSiuMusic

    Common Orchestral Doublings & Combinations (Explored)

    Hey everyone! I hope you're having a wonderful day! I'd like to share with you a video on orchestral instrument doublings. This is a widely discussed topic that works especially well with auditory examples, so I hope this video gives you some insights. As always, let me know if you have any...
  8. ChrisSiuMusic

    How To Write and Orchestrate For Woodwinds and Brass - Explained!

    Hi friends! Today, let's take a slightly different path and examine how to write in a chorale style for woodwinds and brass. With so many colours at our disposal, what's a good way to approach this? Let's dive in.
  9. ThomCSounds

    Checking Out : String Flow Collection by Ben Osterhouse

    Hi everyone! Here's my review of Ben Osterhouse's String Flow Collection. A wonderful bundle including a cello, viola and violin playing a particular technique that consists in rolling the bow accross the strings. If you're looking for strings with great texture and movement, this collection...
  10. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Venice Modern Strings

    Check it out here: https://www.fluffyaudio.com/shop/venice-modern-strings/ Support my work: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Buy my albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  11. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Symphony Series Strings

    Avoid this one if you value your money. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  12. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Flash Sale Alternative Ensemble Weekend

    8Dio Alternative Ensemble Weekend CAGE (Custom Aleatoric Group Effects) Welcome to CAGE bundle for Strings, Brass & Woodwinds – the most comprehensive collection of Orchestral Effects ever done. CAGE comes in three dedicated volumes for Strings, Brass, and Woodwinds and each volume contains...
  13. ThomCSounds

    Checking Out : LSS Solo Strings by Aria Sounds

    Hi everyone! Here's my review of LSS Solo Strings by Aria Sounds in different contexts. In this video, I go through all the different articulations & mic perspectives of the library and showcase them both solo and in context. You'll also hear the strings in a folk pop composition, in...
  14. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio The Big Orchestra & Choir Sale

    The Big Orchestra & Choir Sale This weekend equip your studio with a 440 Person Orchestra perfectly tailored to Epic Trailer Music. Majestica (240 Piece Epic Orchestra) $198 - Lacrimosa 200 Person Epic Choir $198. Combine this sale with our Custom Bundle Maker...
  15. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Session Strings Pro 2

    Get it here: https://e-instruments.com/instruments/strings/session-strings-pro-2/ Dry Examples: https://www.dropbox.com/s/48rc3sr83rj7foh/Examples%20Dry.wav?dl=0 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  16. emilio_n

    Cinematic Studio Solo Strings or other choice for soloists and first chair with CSS

    I am starting to buy all the CS series. By the moment Cinematic Studio Strings and Cinematic Studio Piano. I suppose the next step is Cinematic Studio Solo Strings but I want to ask people with more experience it is better to buy individual string instruments of other companies to get the better...
  17. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Con Moto Strings

    Get it here: https://performancesamples.com/conmoto-completebundle/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  18. Ben

    VSL String Celebration - Up to 1/3 Off!

    Spring is in the air! Take advantage of fresh offers on all Synchron and SYNCHRON-ized String libraries and save up to a third off their list prices through May 4, 2020. Check out the complete list of all discounts here!
  19. F

    Intimate String, Woodwinds and Brass Libraries

    Hello, I've been searching for a while now here on vi-control and YouTube but couldn't find anyone who could possibly give me an answer to this. The only thread I could find some information was too old to consider all the choices one has now. I think the most important detail I have to...
  20. Norman

    20 Free Videos on Film Composition and Orchestration

    20 Free Videos on Film Composition and Orchestration from Ludwin Music I'm posting a new series of video classes on Beginning and Advanced Orchestration, Modern Harmony, Examining The Rite of Spring, Film Music Seminar, Developing Variation, and Writing for Strings. This links has 20 short...
  21. 8Dio Productions

    Save up to 50% Off With Our Custom Bundle Maker

    8Dio Custom Bundle Maker As part of our creative care package to support the musical community during the current crisis we are introducing a new custom bundle maker! Get up to 50% discount with our custom discount program*. Here is how it works Add your chosen product(s) or bundle(s) to...
  22. ChrisSiuMusic

    How To Write & Arrange For Strings (Explained)

    Hi everyone! As you may know, I'm currently doing a 'Quick Tips' series this month, where I upload a video a day in regards to any topic on composition, arranging, and mixing. I wanted to share this video in particular, which is actually the most in-depth video I've done this month. If you've...
  23. Cory Pelizzari

    Buyer's Guide to the Metropolis Arks

    Libraries: https://www.orchestraltools.com/store/collections Support my work: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Buy my albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  24. Cory Pelizzari

    Exploring the "Old School Horror" Style

    All links are in the YouTube video description.
  25. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Custom Instrument Series Everwave Available Now

    8Dio Custom Instrument Series Everwave Continuing with our experimental trip though custom-made instruments, we have another gem that intends to fulfill your transcendental desired in music EverWave. After months of design and almost a year in development, our master luthier presented us...
  26. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Studio Strings Professional

    Get it here: https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/spitfire-studio-strings-professional/ Custom Patches & Multis: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rkl8cmkf1z78q71/AAC2bA4ecErBdo-q5BvX4XEoa?dl=0 Support my work: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Buy my albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  27. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Albion Neo

    Get it here: https://www.spitfireaudio.com/shop/a-z/albion-neo/ Free Patches & Multis: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/o1j81h5wxfqh68i/AACdpFXEbQDmYMy0T4N0oGuga?dl=0 Support my work: https://www.patreon.com/corypelizzari Buy my albums: https://corypelizzari.bandcamp.com/
  28. 8Dio Productions

    Anthology Strings & Extended Studio Percussion Flash Sale

    Anthology Strings & Extended Studio Percussion Flash Sale Our iconic Anthology String and Adagio Strings are now on Flash Sale, plus we have extended our Studio Percussion Bundle by an additional 48 Hours! Sale Ends (02/04 11 AM PST) Anthology Strings Ensemble: Anthology contains both...
  29. Afanasyev

    Noob in strings need some assistance! :)

    Hello everyone! Most of the time I've been using maily synths and piano libraries, while strings were source for sustained textures for me, therefore I have no real experience in string writing/programming. My string libraries are Spitfire Studio Strings (basic version) and Spitfire Epic...
  30. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Century Ostinato Strings Chapter II Available Now!

    Century Ostinato Strings Chapter II is Available Now! 8Dio Century Ostinato Strings II - Advanced Patterns Century Orchestral Series is the definitive state-of-the-art collection of hyper-realistic orchestral instruments. Century continues to represent our most significant leap forward in...
  31. 8Dio Productions

    ✨ Blendstrument + Century Strings Flash Sale 48H Left ✨

    Blendstrument Bundle Flash Sale Sale Ends: 01/16 11 AM PST The Blendstrument is a deep creative environment that gives you the ability to create an entirely new instrument with a single click of a button. The Blendstrument has an infinite amount of combinations and can never produce the same...
  32. filipjonathan

    Spitfire Epic Brass & Woodwinds Demo

    Hey guys! Here is a short piece I wrote, featuring Spitfire Epic Brass & Woodwinds, clearly inspired by the phenomenal John Williams. Hope you like it :)
  33. Bluemount Score

    How to make realistic and / or cool sounding instrumental RUNS

    Any tipps on that? How do harp runs work in the real world? What about strings and woodwinds? How fast can runs be played realistically? Which notes do I need to hit (scale / chromatic)? Any advice is welcome.
  34. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Century Strings 48H Flash Sale

    8Dio Century Strings 48H Flash Sale Get our flagship orchestral Century String library now: Bundle $298 - each volume $198. 48 hours only! The beating heart of Century Orchestral Strings is its completely realistic sound, playability and emotion. Every string section has a unique character...
  35. 8Dio Productions

    Legion Series 66 Basses Flash Sale 48H Only

    Welcome the new year with Legion Series 66 Basses! For the next 48 hours, grab the Legion Series 66 Basses for $88. A once in a life-gathering of 66 professional double bass players – in a large, modern concert hall. 10 Microphone positions, including our new Neumann Binaural Microphone, placed...
  36. Ben

    Holiday String Special: 30% off!

    All Solo Strings, Chamber Strings and Dimension Strings libraries now 30% off! If you are still missing one of these libraries, or if you have bought the Special Editions during Black Friday and want more: Get these strings now. Combined with the current Voucher Deal (put 4 vouchers in the...
  37. 8Dio Productions

    Welcome to 8Dio's Holiday Sonic Advent(ure) Day 14!

    Welcome to 8Dio's Holiday Sonic Advent(ure) Day 14! For the next 48 hours, get our Insolidus Choir for $198. There is only 24 hours left to grab our 1990 Studio Grand and Prepared Piano Bundle for $98 and receive our Century Ostinato Strings for Free with (With any purchase of $148 or more)...
  38. ChrisSiuMusic

    The Best Cinematic Orchestral Sample Libraries Money Can Buy (My Guide For 2020)

    Hi Vi-loving peers! This is the culmination of my opinions on the libraries I think that will give you a super solid foundation in composing cinematic orchestral music. If you'd prefer to have a physical guide to read over, please download the PDF I created specifically for this video in the...
  39. 8Dio Productions

    Welcome to 8Dio's Holiday Sonic Advent(ure) Day 7!

    Welcome to 8Dio's Holiday Sonic Advent(ure) Day 5! For the next 48 hours, grab our 37 person Orchestral Choir 'Requiem Pro' for $88 and for the next 24h, receive our Century Harps for Free (With any purchase of $98 or more)...
  40. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Custom Instrument Series: Circle Strings is Available now

    8Dio Custom Instrument Series: Circle Strings is Available now We did it again! We partnered with our master luthier and designed an instrument from scratch looking for new sounds, new timbres, new possibilities of sonic fulfillment, and we created Circle Strings. Circle Strings is a peculiar...
  41. M

    Spitfire UACC & KS Lemur Template, SCS, SSS and Hans Zimmer Strings

    A little project I’ve been working on... a new UACC and Keyswitch Template for Lemur. • Spitfire Chamber Strings (By Default set to UACC) • Symphonic String work by default as UACC. (By Default set to UACC) • Hans Zimmer Strings (By Default set to Keyswitch) There is also a page dedicated to...
  42. Vsevolod

    Max Richter - dramatic strings articulations

    Hello! I do not have a musical education and try to make many discoveries in theory on my own. What articulations do you think were used here to get such a dramatic score? The first thing I hear is a technique of vibrato.. Secondly, it seems to me that Sul tasto / pont and Flautando are present...
  43. greentuga

    Lass - i cant!!!

    Hi guys, Definitely, I can’t get LASS sound good to my ears. Period!!! I see a lot of tutorials, a lot of videos... o sketch some ostinatos and legatos, deal with modulation, volume, reverb... I can’t go write with this library. So, can you please give a little (giant) help to me? (I use Logic...
  44. F

    CSS Violins 2 Legato Bug?

    I am currently having issue with the Legato Articulation of the 2nd Violin. Whenever I stop the playback I get a super loud release sound as if the dynamics are suddenly put to 127. Does anyone else experience such problems with CSS?
  45. Bluemount Score

    Looking for NI Symphony Series compositions

    Owning the full collection from KU-CE 12, I would like to give it a try and see what‘s actually possible. Barely used it before but everything should be put to a test under fair conditions. I‘m curious what you already got out of the strings, brass and woodwinds, as I could only find very few...
  46. fretti

    FS: NI Symphony Series/Essentials

    Hi all, I'm selling the following Native Instruments products: Symphony Series String Ensemble Crossgrade: 85€ (Original 299€) and Symphony Essentials Percussion: 30€ (Original 99€) Transfer IDs are already laying around and just waiting for you;) Payment through PayPal; if you're...
  47. D

    Fluid Shorts II

    Fluid Shorts II INTRO SALE – $59 THROUGH AUGUST 27TH (REG. $89) Available here: http://www.performancesamples.com/fluidshortsii Fluid Shorts II revisits performance-sourced chamber string shorts, but takes things a step further. Just like in the original Fluid Shorts, the multi-samples are...
  48. Sarah De Carlo

    'Ghost World' - Emotional Theme/Trailer Music inspired by the TV series 'The InBetween'

    Hi everyone, these days I dedicated myself to the production of a song inspired by a TV series (The InBetween), developing both a trailer / teaser music and a theme. The idea is to produce an entire album (immediately after the deserved vacation :-D) of music suitable for TV Series to propose...
  49. paularthur

    Plugin Suggestions for Analog Warmth?

    I'm looking to add some warmth (and maybe some fat) to my legato strings section as well as my soft-synths, just looking for opinions/suggestions on some ideas? Thanks!