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What are your favorite sounds in ERA II?

JPQ

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What are your favorite sounds in ERA II? i very likely test it more with try-sound soon. but allready liked some but not so. but problem is not samples i bet but instruments itself. i feel there is very likely suitable amount sounds what i can use. Only thing what i dislike is keyswitch must be holded unlike some other libraries. or can this changed?
 

Svyato

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the winds have sometimes an interesting timbre... otherwise even if they're a lot of patches, this library sounds "synth" too often for me. But I might not know how to use its strong points yet. x)
 
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SoNowWhat?

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I actually like the bagpipe's playability, although it's reaaaally dry, could be toned down a good bit im sure to sit well.
Bagpipes?...toned down? :rofl:

I love a lot of the sounds in ERA II. As said above the plucked Strings sound great and the wooden transverse flute is really beautiful to my ears. I find a lot of great sounds in this library though I don't have an applied example that I could share. Sorry.
 

SoNowWhat?

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It's just weird, doesn't sound like bagpipes out of the box, artificially honkey to my ears
Sure. My comment was more about bagpipes in general. They're not an instrument I think of "toning down".
Q: What's the definition of a gentleman?
A: Someone who knows how to play the bagpipes, but doesn't.

I quite like the bagpipes in Era II FWIW. They stir my (somewhat diluted) Gaelic/Celtic blood.
 
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JPQ

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No examples needed. btw plucked strings and flutes are main reason why i think this. I test more. btw is expression only volume control here? i understaned most sampel libraries changes only volume. and cornett also is nice sounding.
 
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