Spitfire Audio has introduced Spitfire Symphony Orchestra – a set of pro-level tools for creating virtual orchestrations for TV, film, games and radio.… Read More Spitfire Symphony Orchestra Offers Pro-Level Tools For Virtual Orchestration
Spitfire Audio has introduced Albion V Tundra – a new orchestral sound library, inspired by the work of Arvo Pärt, that explores “sounds at the edge of silence”.… Read More New Orchestral Sound Library, Albion V Tundra, Explores The Edge of Silence
Expanding Sound has released a free Ableton Instrument, Celeste, that captures the sound of a celeste in a performance hall.… Read More Free Celeste Virtual Instrument For Ableton Live
Developer Matthias Demoucron let us know about FingerFiddle, a new virtual string instrument that’s designed to let you play with the same level of control and expressivity as with a violin. The video preview, above, features FingerFiddle being used to play the Sarabande from Bach’s Cello Suite #1. “Being an experienced violinist, I wanted to play with a virtual… Read More New App Turns Your iOS Device Into A Physically Modeled Virtual Violin, Cello & More
Samplemodeling has introduced The Cello, a new virtual instrument that they say captures ‘virtually all the elements contributing to the sound of the real instrument ‘ Bow speed, pressure, direction and distance from the bridge are under player’s control. One can also control the resonance of the played string, that of the open strings, the… Read More Samplemodeling Intros Cello Virtual Instrument
IK Multimedia has released Miroslav Philharmonik 2, a major update to its orchestral workstation app for Mac & Windows. With Miroslav Philharmonik 2 you get a complete selection of expressive sounds that includes strings, woodwinds and brass, plus a 9’ concert grand piano, a harpsichord, orchestral chimes, a concert marimba, a vibraphone and a glockenspiel. Plus, you… Read More Miroslav Philharmonik 2 Now Available For Mac, Windows
Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via Christophe Duquesne, captures a virtual orchestra performance on Seaboard RISE + Haken Continuum-II. Here’s what he has to say about it:
Native Instruments shared these in-depth video previews of their Symphony Series sound libraries – Symphony Series String Ensemble & Symphony Series Brass Ensemble.