Strezov Sampling MACABRE Solo Strings

Expressive and lyrical first chair Violin, Viola and Cello with a dark tone

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Inspired by Camille Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre, Strezov Sampling are proud to present you their first Solo Strings library focusing on expressive performances. Macabre consists of a sampled String Trio Violin, Viola and Cello recorded separately in their first chair positions in the Sofia Session Studio, where artists like Two Steps from Hell recorded their albums.

SUMMARY OF FEATURES

  • Recorded Solo Violin, Viola and Cello in their first chair positions in Sofia Session Studio
  • Dark and Lyrical tone
  • Natural expressive samples allow stunning results without extensive programming
  • 2 different mic positions (close and far)
  • 2 types of expressive True Legato (long form legato and portamento) *
  • Only one patch per instrument triggering different legato styles by velocity
  • Idiomatic instrument ranges (Concert G3-G5 on Violin, Concert C3-C5 on Viola, & Concert G2-G4 on Cello)
  • No compression
  • No external processing
*Cello only contains one Legato style

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Macabre Solo Strings aren't the usual sampled Solo Strings. They were crafted with one particular sound in our minds, which they deliver better than any other Solo String library out there. Macabre excels at slow emotional Solo String lines and on top of that you don't even need tons of programming to get stunning results with them. Just sit down and play. The samples themselves contain a huge amount of natural expressiveness, which makes it easier than ever to write realistic sounding Solo String lines.

    "Macabre Solo Strings is a joy to work with. It’s melodic, dark, expressive and extremely easy to use. It’s the first multi-instrument solo string library I’ve used where I liked it the out of the box as is, making it great for beginners that want a great sound as well as those that don’t want to spend a lot of time on mixing." - SoundBytesMag

    "Macabre Solo Strings is a good library with a fairly realistic sound and great graphic interface with minimal room to get lost tweaking the sound." - TheAudioSpotlight 

    "I’ve never had a string library that felt as easy to play as Macabre Solo Strings. No keyswitch programming, no extensive “button-workout”. All you have to do is play, and that’s very inspiring." - filmandgamecomposers.com (Rating: 9.6/10)

    "I could easily float around the notes of my controller. The notes melted together in such a way, it sounded like a string instrument playing, rather than a sample being played on a keyboard." - AskAudio

    "Really having a lot of fun with some Strezov sounds these days. Encourage lots of fun ways to get you out of my comfort zones. The Macabre Strings are really characterful, as if you can sense the players. Not at all generic in any way." - Imogen Heap

    Download Size:

    • 4.5 GB

    Please click on the link below to view the download and install guide for this product.
    http://help.timespace.com/home/strezov-sampling---install-guide

    Customer Reviews

    Press Quotes

    "I could easily float around the notes of my controller. The notes melted together in such a way, it sounded like a string instrument playing, rather than a sample being played on a keyboard." - AskAudio

    "I’ve never had a string library that felt as easy to play as Macabre Solo Strings. No keyswitch programming, no extensive “button-workout”. All you have to do is play, and that’s very inspiring." - filmandgamecomposers.com (Rating: 9.6/10)

    "Macabre Solo Strings is a good library with a fairly realistic sound and great graphic interface with minimal room to get lost tweaking the sound." - TheAudioSpotlight 

     

    Tech Specs

    Product Type:

    Sample Library

    Format:

    • Kontakt files

    Product Specs:

    System Requirements
    • Requires full version of Kontakt 5.3 or higher
    • 4GB RAM