woodwinds

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Westgate Woodwinds (pt.1)

    Get it here: https://www.bigfishaudio.com/catalogview.html?1&24&1:::::::::::::Page=1&Bran=1378 Forum with Patches: https://vi-control.net/community/threads/new-homemade-westgate-modular-series-crossfade-patches.19760/ Dry Examples...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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/
  9. 8Dio Productions

    8Dio Aleatoric Effects Sale - Orchestral FX Completion Sale

    8Dio Aleatoric Effects Sale - Orchestral FX Completion Sale The two largest collections of Orchestral Effects ever sampled for Strings, Brass and Woodwinds are now on sale. The CAGE collection (used in Interstellar) contains hundreds of orchestral effects for the full symphony orchestra...
  10. Bluemount Score

    20th Century Fox Intro Music (mock-up) CSS, CSB, NISS Percussion, BBCSO

    I randomly had this theme stuck in my head for the last weeks or so. Made a quick cover yesterday, to maybe get rid of that. Orchestration is not 100% like the real thing, but close. I think the Cinematic Studio Sound fits pretty well. Winds (barely audible, but there is a flute, oboe and...
  11. 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 :)
  12. 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.
  13. Bluemount Score

    OPENING - A happy new year track! (feat. NI Symphony Series + CSS + MA2)

    This one is already a couple of months old, but rather than forgetting that I ever made this I decided to release it as a single at this very fitting date :) Enjoy, happy new year!
  14. 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...
  15. berlin87

    Little Fantasy to hone my Cubase/EastWest skills

    I would be very grateful for some feedback, in particular in regard to how I work the EW Hollywood samples and the overall balance of the orchestra :) Getting a decent sound out of EW HW is hard, but sadly I don't have the budget to order Spitfire or Berlin. Maybe some day! Cheers, -B87 PS...
  16. Ben

    VSL SYNCHRON-ized Woodwinds now abvailable

    Our latest member of the Synchron Series is here: The SYNCHRON-ized Woodwinds! We completely remastered and re-edited the samples, optimized it for our new Synchron Player and added authentic placement in the Synchron Stage. You will get production ready sound out of the box, with different...
  17. 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...
  18. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Infinite Woodwinds

    Get it here: https://www.aaronventure.com/infinite-woodwinds
  19. angeruroth

    Falling into madness

    I'd love to know what you think. The composition is a little repetitive, but so is obsessive thinking, and I was trying to convey madness from that point of view: a madman who thinks he's still a genius, standing in his office, thinking obsessively and looking through some "interesting" papers...
  20. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Fluffy Audio Solo Woodwinds

    Get it here: https://fluffyaudio.com/shop/solo-woodwinds-bundle/
  21. Fermile

    Woodwinds vs brass volumes

    I was always interested on why does woodwinds in ff sounds much lower in volume than brass... It is hard to hear all instruments in full orchestra, have to add some gain for ww section in order to hear it properly. Would appreciate a good answer Thanks
  22. ChrisSiuMusic

    Berlin Woodwinds Exp. B & C: Soloists (A Review)

    Hi friends, today I wanted to explore my 2 favourite solo woodwind libraries on the market. Equipped with a pure and clean tone, as well as supreme playability, I think you'll really grow to love these libraries. Enjoy!
  23. R

    Why VSL (still) rocks

    Very neat video of Rite of Spring intro mockup and look into the VSL techniques utilized:
  24. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Studio Woodwinds

    Get it here: https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.spitfireaudio.com%2Fshop%2Fa-z%2Fspitfire-studio-woodwinds%2F&redir_token=LYrV5YxByWaZe45NqNSEMuMq_il8MTU1NzY4Nzg4MkAxNTU3NjAxNDgy&v=FOWkkkMi_XE&event=video_description Fluffy Audio's Solo Woodwinds...
  25. ChrisSiuMusic

    The Concept of Layering: 2 Of My Favourite Instrument Combinations

    Hello fellow composers & arrangers! Today let's discuss a couple effective instrument combinations that will enhance your sonic palette.
  26. A

    FS: NIL

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  27. ricoderks

    Scoring my first feature film - YouTube update

    Hi Everyone, I wanted to share a story of which I'm very proud of. Since I was little I always dreamed of being a film composer after hearing the fantastic soundtrack of Once Upon A Time In The West. I took keyboard an piano lessons and after a while I really got addicted to the whole...
  28. ChrisSiuMusic

    Reviewing Cinesamples' MONSTER Low Winds

    Hey all! Let's dive into the newest product from Cinesamples; a fantastically recorded woodwind library that'll add a major punch to your palette.
  29. ChrisSiuMusic

    Christopher Siu - Once Upon A Romance (Official Audio)

    Hi friends, today I wanted to share a new original piece of mine with you. This track represents a turning point in my musical journey. Up until this point, I have composed and produced upbeat, exciting, and (hopefully) catchy themes reminiscent of Super Mario Galaxy and Disney. For this...
  30. beyd770

    What kinds of woodwinds does Blakus use in this video?

    I know the strings/brass-samples are custom made, but I can not find out what f.ex SO 2fl legato etc is. I see Berlin Woodwinds, Albion 1 Legacy/ONE, but I'm stuck at the flutes! Any takers? :)
  31. Bluemount Score

    CineWinds Core vs. Symphonic Woodwinds

    Cinesamples CineWinds Core or Spitfire Symphonic Woodwinds What would be your choice, overall and mainly in terms of realism. Which one blends better in the mix with other libraries? NI Symphony Series Woodwinds would be a third choice of mine, but I don‘t think it can compete with the other...
  32. bfreepro

    Review: Native Instruments Symphony Series - Woodwinds

    This is a pretty short review but... sadly I couldn't find much to like about this collection :/. Going to be doing a few more quick reviews in the coming weeks, as I continue to work on writing a big one for Genesis Choir by Audiobro, per request from my last poll :) "5.5/10 - Unfortunately...
  33. amadeus1

    Sonokinetic Largo Phrase Walkthrough

    Hey guys, Here's a phrase walkthrough of Largo, slow tempo phrases. At 50% off for 18 hours or so. Thanks, Bill
  34. amadeus1

    Sonokinetic Capriccio

    Hey guys, Capriccio is on sales for less that 16 hours at 60% off. It's a phrase based library for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. Thanks, Bill
  35. amadeus1

    Sonokinetic Woodwinds Ensemble Overview

    Hey guys, Here's a quick overview of the Sonokinetic Woodwinds Ensemble. Thanks, Bill
  36. amadeus1

    Sonokinetic Ostinato Woodwinds - Overview

    Hey guys, Here's a video on the Ostinato woodwind library and it's interesting features from a composer's point of view. Thanks, Bill
  37. Cory Pelizzari

    Library Spotlight - Amadeus Symphonic Orchestra

    Get it here: https://sonicscores.com/amadeus/
  38. P

    Audio Modeling SWAM Flutes

    https://audiomodeling.com/solo-woodwinds/swam-flutes/ Just got a seaboard block for a bargain and was thinking of getting this. I guess I'm looking for opinions and/or alternative VIs that are Seaboard compatible. Right now SWAM Flutes seems like the best choice for me (50% student discount + I...
  39. jrrshop

    $3.99 each for SONiVOX Orchestra Companion Brass, Woodwinds, & Strings, plus Twist 2

    $3.99 each for SONiVOX Orchestra Companion Brass, Woodwinds, and Strings, as well as Twist2: https://www.jrrshop.com/sonivox?dir=desc&order=special_from_date
  40. ChrisSiuMusic

    Berlin Woodwinds - A Blast From The Past

    It's been 6 years since the release of this beautiful library, and it still stands as one of the best woodwind libraries on the market today. Watching this preview brought me great inspiration, and I hope it does for you as well.
  41. beyd770

    Albion 1 vs updates - Why so many prefer the old version?

    Why does the first version of Albion 1 show up in so many composers VST-lists? Albion ONE has a "Legacy"-version included - is this the same as the original version? Both Junkie XL and Daniel James claim they use the original version for various reasons. Do you guys still prefer the first...
  42. Vsevolod

    Help identify the wind instrument

    Hello! Help identify the wind instrument in this track (Benjamin Wallfisch - Abigail). I thought it was an oboe. But most likely I am mistaken. Thank you in advance!
  43. A

    1950s Orchestration - Part 4

    Hi. I've made a fourth episode in my series analysing 1950s "Light Music". This episode focuses entirely on woodwinds and demonstrates a dozen examples. Hope it's of use! EDIT - I've had to re-upload as the final 25 seconds of music got the video blocked in North America. A new link now...
  44. jrrshop

    EastWest 50% off MSRP

    EastWest 50% off MSRP, including the lowest price ever on Hollywood Choirs Diamond: https://www.jrrshop.com/computer-software?dir=asc&limit=54&manufacturer=129&order=name&sale=1 EastWest Fab Four $199.50 EastWest Ghostwriter $199.50 EastWest Goliath $199.50 EastWest Gypsy $199.50 EastWest...
  45. Red Room Audio

    Announcing a FREE Orchestra from Red Room Audio - "Palette Primary Colors"

    Greetings! Our Palette Orchestral Series has made a serious splash since its debut this past December and we couldn't be happier! So much so that we'd now like to give everyone the chance to experience first-hand what so many composers have already discovered. Palette Primary Colors offers a...
  46. Epicomposer

    Sonuscore - The Orchestra 1.1 (Review)

    The number of orchestral libraries has been growing steadily for the few last years and the inherent innovation in this sector seems to be closely connected to the sheer quantity of recorded samples. With a huge arsenal of instruments, split into numerous articulations, you can create detailed...
  47. J

    VSL Bundles

    Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, I have decided to sell my VSL licenses. These are the following: Vienna Instruments Pro Comes with 3 licenses to allow simultaneous running on up to 3 computers. Originally purchased for €146, asking price €122. VSL Symphonic Cube + Downloaded...
  48. Maplemills

    Albion II Dilemma

    The situation: I'm looking for a sample library. I currently own Miroslav Philharmonik 2 CE. I've been using it for a while and while you can get decent results out of it (at the cost of time...) I'm looking for an upgrade. I mostly write fairly "small" music. Therefore I thought Albion II...
  49. APD

    Get 70% off Winds of Awesomeness Bundle by Embertone (You save over $200)!

    For just $89, get the amazing Winds of Awesomeness bundle by Embertone. This vast collection of winds libraries built for the full retail version of Kontakt comes with over 14,000 samples. Save over $200 and also earn 2x rewards on this amazing deal which ends February 21st, don't be late to...
  50. WarpIV

    WarpIV PRO Woodwinds Video Walkthrough

    As some of you requested, I put together a video walkthrough of the new WarpIV PRO Woodwinds. It is the first video I've ever done, so I apologize for it not being perfect (and maybe a little too long)... I tried to walk through, explain, motivate, and demonstrate all of the important features...