Orchestral Tools Metropolis Ark 4 - Elite Orchestral Forces

Discussion in 'SAMPLE Talk' started by Fry777, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. zimm83

    zimm83 Senior Member

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    I need to hear the 3 violins legatos and the 3 violas legatos.!!!!
     
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  2. ism

    ism Senior Member

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    So its 'super aggressive' epic chamber ensembles? Is that a thing?
     
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  3. Bansi

    Bansi New Member

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    +1
     
  4. prodigalson

    prodigalson Senior Member

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    It is now
     
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  5. Goldie Zwecker

    Goldie Zwecker Active Member

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    I'm not even sure this is the size of a chamber ensemble. Seems even smaller.
     
  6. sostenuto

    sostenuto Big NKS Fan !

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    Late responding to this relevant 'reminder' and comparison. 'Serial urge' definitely gets to the heart of things ... along with Power Legato. :geek: This NI_Ark promo stirred dark forces within, and a lurch to action.
    I am well advised to allow time to clarify what is offered vs needed.

    Your exploration of BHCT, reminds how much of (3) Albions remains to be discovered. :notworthy:
    Fresh morning, back on track now, and all seems well. :thumbsup:

    Thanks and regards
     
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  7. shawnsingh

    shawnsingh Active Member

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    It is for me. :2thumbs: large ensemble patches sometimes lose a bit of bite and crunch and definition.
     
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  8. Mystic

    Mystic Senior Member

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    Ironically I've not even gotten an email yet from OT about this library. Has anyone else?
     
  9. whiskers

    whiskers Perpetual student

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    Negative, Ghost Rider
     
  10. jononotbono

    jononotbono Luke Johnson

    You'll only ever know for sure if you actually do try a power legato function. Go on, try it. It's no good living your life in such a Black cloud of crippling self doubt! haha!
     
  11. alanb

    alanb Senior Member

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    Yes, yesterday:

    No promises of loyalty discounts, or attached vouchers, though . . . ;-(
     
  12. Land of Missing Parts

    Land of Missing Parts No Time for Honky-Tonk

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    I got an email.
     
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  13. ism

    ism Senior Member

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    And 'power legato' - anyone know if that's thing?
     
  14. sostenuto

    sostenuto Big NKS Fan !

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    Not expecting 'any' new Lib to be more than a salient addition to many past creations.
    Now trying judiciously to add whatever 'quality' content that seems worthwhile.
    Current struggle is next addition. Now using Albions One, Loegria, Tundra _ Inspire 1 /2 /TM /Ark1.
    For comparable cost, what complements these most .... ICENI /Ark 2 /Ark 4.
    If 'all' could be added .... would do so.
    No 'absolute' answers, but many out there can share their impressions ?
     
  15. novaburst

    novaburst Senior Member

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    I do like the offers from O T from N I very tempting or appealing,

    I cant seem to understand what O T are doing with Ark 1, 2 ,3 ,4, is it not a complete orchestra,

    What are you guys going for ? are there different instruments or is it some sort of balance in the liberty's you are liking.
     
  16. Rap-sody

    Rap-sody Music... again and again

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    No, and there won't be any. I checked with OT, and there's no additional discount of any kind for Ark users. Bummer and probably deal-breaker for me.
     
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  17. Mystic

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    Ouch, same unless the walkthrough really wows me which I'm thinking at this point it won't.
     
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  18. jbuhler

    jbuhler Senior Member

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    Ark 2 would be a good addition, especially at current discount. Probably wouldn’t be transformational though, only make use of Ark 1 easier. A good sectioned string library would probably be your most useful addition. You also seem lacking in woodwinds, which might be another addition. I remember you saying you had more than this, a lot of sonokinetic libraries, The Orchestra, etc. Then too it depends on what you want to do.
     
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  19. sostenuto

    sostenuto Big NKS Fan !

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    (was posting as were you !) THX ! Ark 2 has felt a solid next step so far.
    Would have liked a NI_Ark2 /3 Bundle :P Ark4 is exciting intro, but I honestly have no clue yet how it fits.

    Appreciate your guidance. Cannot articulate "what I want to do" as current goal is mainly to fill-out /round-out inventory. No complaints whatsoever with past additions. Was focused for long time on 'main' Orch Libs, but now realizing I see more potential benefit from choices like BHCT, Afflatus, OA Chamber Strings, ...
     
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  20. jbuhler

    jbuhler Senior Member

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    It’s hard to pull the trigger with one demo, dumb descriptions like POWER LEGATO, and a list of articulations even if they offer it at the same price as the other three Arks for owners of other Arks.

    I’m having a similar issue with the new SF brass library which went on prerelease with no demos (given the alternative of no demos or no walkthrough I find SF’s approach more useful).
     
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