Anyone Else Think 8dio Adagio Violas Kick Ass?

Discussion in 'SAMPLE Talk' started by Parsifal666, Dec 31, 2018.

  1. TheSigillite

    TheSigillite Active Member

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  2. quantum7

    quantum7 I'm 50 now....it's all over!

    I used Adagio cellos on my last New Age album alongside my real violinist. Most people thought I had also used a real cellist. :2thumbs:
     
  3. whiskers

    whiskers Perpetual student

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    Could I hear that album? Pretty please? :)
     
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  4. synthetic

    synthetic Senior Member

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    I also love Adagio's keyswitch endings for the legato. Takes a bit of extra work to put those in there but makes a big difference to me. Having an actual performed diminuendo vs just moving the mod wheel down is a great detail.
     
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  5. quantum7

    quantum7 I'm 50 now....it's all over!

    Here is a piece that the cello begins around 2:40, but it's pretty simple and the beautiful live violinist gets all the ear attention. :)
     
  6. whiskers

    whiskers Perpetual student

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    Well done, very nice :)
     
  7. quantum7

    quantum7 I'm 50 now....it's all over!

    Thank you! This one has always been one of my favorites on that album. :)
     
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  8. Consona

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    I use Adagio as a layer for my CS2. For example its sustains at the lowest dynamics sound sooo gorgerous, detailed and lively and I love layering different types of shorts, like the on bow spiccato and tapped spiccato, with CS2 shorts to give them specific flavour, very effective.
     
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    Parsifal666

    Parsifal666 I don't even own a DAW, I'm just a troll.

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    The strings sound SO sweet!
     
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  10. Vik

    Vik Scandi Member

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    I like the tone of the Adagio Viola too, it’s has the woody kind of viola sound I like (along with the Soaring Strings and Afflatus violas and maybe some others).
     
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    Parsifal666

    Parsifal666 I don't even own a DAW, I'm just a troll.

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    To me it sounds much more realistic.

    But then I love the sound of a rugged string instrument as a rule.
     
  12. Wolf68

    Wolf68 I should compose something.

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    Thanks a lot, Parsifal666 and The Siggillite for your kind feedback concerning my viola demo!
     
  13. Motr3b

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    You guys are really selling me this library ...
    Does anyone know whether the anthology viola has the same quality as the adagio or not ??
     
  14. jaketanner

    jaketanner Senior Member

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    Which patch are you referring about the violas? Divisi, Ensemble, solo?
     
  15. kavinsky

    kavinsky misty orchard in the middle of Czechoslovakia

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    Same thing but less content
     
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  16. Mike Fox

    Mike Fox Senior Member

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    Man, I really need to revisit this library now.
     
  17. quantum7

    quantum7 I'm 50 now....it's all over!

    Indeed! :2thumbs:
     
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  18. axb312

    axb312 Senior Member

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    On sale now for 28 USD...almost like 8Dio is reading these forums...:)
     
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    Parsifal666

    Parsifal666 I don't even own a DAW, I'm just a troll.

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    A steal.
     
  20. Land of Missing Parts

    Land of Missing Parts No Time for Honky-Tonk

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    Quick, start a thread about the cellos so 8Dio can flash sale them too. You have that power. :cool:
     

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