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Appassionata Strings I

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Appassionata Strings I
Price From: $286.00

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INSTRUMENTS

Violin ensemble (20 players)
Viola ensemble (14 players)
Cello ensemble (12 players)
Bass ensemble (10 players)

As the name suggests, these string ensembles are quite simply, passionate. Their lush, broad and emotive cinematic sound defies expectations for a virtual instrument. They integrate perfectly well into a variety of musical styles, from pop and rock environments to symphonic arrangements, from emotional ballads to films, from pure string beds to complete orchestral scores.

The Appassionata Strings I offers various facets of sustains and Legato Performances with different intensities of vibrato as their main focus, but also include articulations such as sul-G-Performances, accented interval notes, spiccatos, staccatos, various Repetition Performances, trills, runs, and much more. They also include Vienna's innovative “out-of-tune-samples” where various players of the ensemble carefully correct their intonation as the tone progresses. Mirroring what actually happens in live orchestral performances, this is a very effective technique for creating heightened realism and expression. The Appassionata Strings I bass section of 10 instruments consists of 6 five-string and 4 four-string basses, giving the low end a deep and rich flavor.

The Appassionata Strings I Full Library contains 18 GB of uncompressed sample data in 44.1kHz/24-bit. Due to an innovative optimization process, the Vienna Instruments engine decompresses the samples in real-time, so that they take up only 12 GB of space on your hard disk. Please note: Even if you licensed the Standard Library only, the Full Library of your Collection gets installed on your hard drive since Standard and Extended Library can't be separated due to structural database requirements.

System Requirements

  • PC Windows 7/8/10 (latest update, 32/64-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2
  • macOS 10.10 (latest update) or higher, Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • VIENNA KEY (Vienna Symphonic Library USB protection device) or other USB eLicenser (e.g., from Steinberg or Arturia)

Other configurations may work but are not actively supported.

Recommended

  • Windows 7/8/10 (latest update, 64-bit), Intel i5/i7/Xeon
  • macOS 10.12 (or higher), Intel i5/i7/Xeon
  • 8 GB RAM
  • SSD or fast separate hard drive (7200 rpm or faster)
  • AU/VST/AAX compatible host (also works stand-alone)
  • AAX version requires Pro Tools 10.3.5 or higher
  • 88 key master keyboard

Hard Drive Space Requirements

  • 13 GB available hard drive space
Strings Appassionata
ARTICULATION GROUP STANDARD & FULL LIBRARY FULL LIBRARY ONLY
01 BASIC ARTICULATIONS Staccato, sustained, sforzato/sforzatissimo, tremolo sustained, and pizzicato
Mapping: Violins C4–A7; violas C3–F4; cellos C2–F3; basses B0–F2
Violins Appassionata
ARTICULATION GROUP STANDARD & FULL LIBRARY FULL LIBRARY ONLY
01 SHORT + LONG NOTES Staccato, tight and loose
Détaché
Sustained with normal vibrato
Pizzicato
Tremolo, sustained
Sustained with strong and progressive vibrato
Sustained, tuning in after the attack
Sustained, on the G string
02 DYNAMICS Sforzato/sforzatissimo Medium crescendo and diminuendo, 2, 3, and 4 sec.
Crescendo-diminuendo, 2, 4, and 6 sec.
10 PERF INTERVAL Legato/portamento Legato/portamento with 4 velocity sustains, progressive and strong vibrato, sforzato, detuned attack, and on the G string
11 PERF INTERVAL FAST Legato Spiccato
Harsh
Marcato
12 PERF TRILL Trills, minor 2nd to major 3rd
13 PERF REPETITION Legato
Portato
Spiccato
Harsh
14 FAST REPETITION Staccato, 150 to 190 BPM
15 EFFECTS Grace runs, chromatic, minor 3rd, up and down
Clusters, wide range and tight
Random pizzicato
Violas Appassionata
ARTICULATION GROUP STANDARD & FULL LIBRARY FULL LIBRARY ONLY
01 SHORT + LONG NOTES Staccato
Détaché
Sustained with normal vibrato
Pizzicato
Tremolo, sustained
Sustained with strong and progressive vibrato
Sustained, tuning in after the attack
02 DYNAMICS Sforzato/sforzatissimo Medium crescendo and diminuendo, 2, 3, and 4 sec.
Crescendo-diminuendo, 2, 4, and 6 sec.
10 PERF INTERVAL Legato/portamento Legato/portamento with 4 velocity sustains, progressive and strong vibrato, sforzato, and detuned attack
11 PERF INTERVAL FAST Legato Spiccato
Marcato
12 PERF TRILL Trills, minor 2nd to major 3rd
13 PERF REPETITION Legato
Portato
Spiccato
14 FAST REPETITION Staccato, 150 to 190 BPM
15 EFFECTS Grace runs, chromatic, minor 3rd, up and down
Clusters, wide range and tight
Random pizzicato
Celli Appassionata
ARTICULATION GROUP STANDARD & FULL LIBRARY FULL LIBRARY ONLY
01 SHORT + LONG NOTES Staccato
Détaché
Sustained with normal vibrato
Pizzicato
Tremolo, sustained
Sustained with strong and progressive vibrato
Sustained, tuning in after the attack
02 DYNAMICS Sforzato/sforzatissimo Medium crescendo and diminuendo, 2, 3, and 4 sec.
Crescendo-diminuendo, 2, 4, and 6 sec.
10 PERF INTERVAL Legato/portamento Legato/portamento with 4 velocity sustains, progressive and strong vibrato, sforzato, and detuned attack
11 PERF INTERVAL FAST Legato Spiccato
Marcato
12 PERF TRILL Trills, minor 2nd to major 3rd
13 PERF REPETITION Legato
Portato
Spiccato
14 FAST REPETITION Staccato, 150 to 180 BPM
15 EFFECTS Grace runs, chromatic, minor 3rd, up and down
Clusters, wide range and tight
Random pizzicato
Basses Appassionata
ARTICULATION GROUP STANDARD & FULL LIBRARY FULL LIBRARY ONLY
01 SHORT + LONG NOTES Staccato
Sustained
Sforzato
Pizzicato
Tremolo, sustained
10 PERF REPETITION Portato