New App Turns Your iOS Device Into A Physically Modeled Virtual Violin, Cello & More

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

IK Multimedia Intros Orchestral Percussion Virtual Instrument

IK Multimedia has introduced  Orchestral Percussion, an add-on instrument collection for Miroslav Philharmonik 2 and SampleTank 3 that contains over 45 symphonic percussion instruments. IK says that ‘users will get the majesty of full-range, dynamic timpani, the stirring power of a massive 36? gran cassa orchestral bass drum, the unmistakable punctuation of symphonic chau gongs… Read More IK Multimedia Intros Orchestral Percussion Virtual Instrument

Native Instruments Intros New Woodwind Virtual Instruments

Native Instruments today introduced Woodwind Ensemble and Woodwind Solo, two new titles in their Symphony Series line. Both virtual instruments were created in collaboration with the Soundiron – the team that created NI’s Symphony Series – Brass set of virtual instruments. Each offers an Arpeggio Module, which generates cycling arpeggiated phrases and sustained note runs, trills, and chord evolutions. Users… Read More Native Instruments Intros New Woodwind Virtual Instruments

SampleScience Intros Nostromos Cinematic Plugin

SampleScience has introduced Nostromos, a new ‘cinematic’ virtual instrument, featuring 1.1 gig of sampled sounds. The plugin has 80 playable instruments. Each sound can be modified using a series of simple parameters. The sounds range from ambient pads to organic “mutant” textures, ethereal tones to mystic bells.