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ChrisSiuMusic

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@ChrisSiuMusic Given you're a big Berlin user, how do you compare CSW to Berlin WW?
I'll be using both in combination! The bassoon in BWW is still a favourite of mine, while the rest of the winds in CSW I find very playable, sound great, and can stand on their own exposed. For ensemble-based writing, I'll use BWW with CSW, as the tone of CSW doesn't stand out too much either.
 

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Well done, Chris. Here though is one area where we disagree or maybe I misunderstood you? It is indeed a problem with transitioning between dynamic layers with true legatos that sometimes it sounds like two with a lot of woodwind libraries. That is one of my beefs with Hollywood Orchestral Woodwinds as well. But it's only in exposed parts you really notice it. In a dense arrangement, you don't.
 
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Well done, Chris. Here though is one area where we disagree or maybe I misunderstood you? It is indeed a problem with transitioning between dynamic layers with true legatos that sometimes it sounds like two with a lot of woodwind libraries. That is one of my beefs with Hollywood Orchestral Woodwinds as well. But it's only in exposed parts you really notice it. In a dense arrangement, you don't.
Thanks Asher! Yes, I meant to say that those crossfades are only more of an issue in sparse mixes, rather than denser ones.
 

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I recently bit the bullet and purchased this... and it's an absolute game-changer, just in the same way that their Strings library is.

There's a 'sound' I was after, for years, that I simply could not achieve with other woodwind offerings. So this has been quite a revelation.

I just need to save up for the Brass library now. And, by God, I'll try.
 
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I recently bit the bullet and purchased this... and it's an absolute game-changer, just in the same way that their Strings library is.

There's a 'sound' I was after, for years, that I simply could not achieve with other woodwind offerings. So this has been quite a revelation.

I just need to save up for the Brass library now. And, by God, I'll try.
It’s lovely isn’t it?
 
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