VSL Solo Strings 2

Features muted Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass

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This Vienna Instruments Collection is the sequel to Solo Strings I, offering all-new and sonic subtleties. Solo Strings II contains many of the playing techniques that the first Collection includes, but played “con sordino” (with mutes).

Playing with mutes dampens the transmission of energy from the strings to the body of the instrument and softens or darkens the sound. Muted string instruments lend themselves well to soft, intimate arrangements and solo parts, and provide nuanced variations to any kind of musical style with their different structure of overtones and harmonics. Only wooden mutes crafted by a special instrument maker have been used in order to fit perfectly to the bridge of each instrument.

The Solo Strings II Collection contains articulations such as muted short and long notes, crescendo and diminuendo variations, as well as Interval Performances like legato, portamento, and trills. Furthermore, additional Performance Legatos with very long notes have been recorded for use in slower parts. Thus, every single pitch and velocity is available in 24 variations, and going the extra mile proved worthwhile!

The four soloists Christian Eisenberger, Katharina Traunfellner, Rubén Dubrovski, and Martin Deuring have invested their life's work and hard-won experience into this collection, building on their international concert performances and several years of working for the Vienna Symphonic Library. Sensitive and clear, exact and homogeneous – their performances at the Silent Stage are technically perfect and come alive again in this Vienna Instrument.

 Solo Strings 2 Standard

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Standard-sized Library for Solo Strings 2.

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Solo Strings 2 Full

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Extended Library for Solo Strings 2.

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Solo Strings 2 Upgrade

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For owners of the standard Solo Strings 2wishing to upgrade to the full-size library.

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Notes on Library Types available here:

Standard Library:

  • Sample Amount: 18,674


Full Library:

  • Sample Amount: 43,103

 
Standard Lib. + Extended Lib. = Full Library
With this product, whether you purchase the Standard Library or the Full Library, the entire sample content of the Full Library will be installed on your hard drive. Depending on the license you’re purchasing, the Activation Codes you’re receiving unlock the corresponding portion of your library.

When you start with the Standard Library, you may easily upgrade to the Full Library at any time – you’ll only pay for the Extended Library portion of the product and you will receive the Activation Codes for the Extended Library.

SAMPLE CONTENT

  • Standard Library: 18,674 samples
  • Full Library: 43,103 samples

INSTRUMENT CONTENT

  • Solo Violin con sordino
  • Solo Viola con sordino
  • Solo Cello con sordino
  • Solo Bass con sordino

Download Size:

  • Download File Size: 19.3 GB
  • Installed File Size: 30.0 GB

Please click on the link below to view the download and install guide for this product.

http://help.timespace.com/home/vsl-install-guides

Customer Reviews

Press Quotes

“The mute enhances the solo violin’s sordino performance legatos’ sweet singing quality, creating a subtle, expressive timbre for quieter passages." - Sound on Sound

Tech Specs

Product Type:

Virtual Instrument

Product Specs:

  • Requires ViennaKey (Vienna Symphonic Library USB protection device) or other USB eLicenser (e.g., from Steinberg or Arturia)

Mac System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.8 (latest update) or higher, i5/i7/Xeon
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM recommended)

Windows System Requirements

  • PC Windows 7/8/10 (latest update, 32/64-bit), Intel i5/i7/Xeon
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM recommended)

Recommended

  • Windows 7/8/10 (latest update, 64-bit), Intel i5/i7/Xeon
  • Mac OS X 10.9 (or higher), Intel i5/i7/Xeon
  • 4 GB RAM
  • SSD or fast separate hard drive (7200 rpm or faster)
  • AU/VST/AAX Native/RTAS compatible host (also works stand-alone)
  • RTAS version requires Pro Tools 7.3 or higher
  • AAX version requires Pro Tools 10.3.5 or higher
  • 88 key master keyboard

Compatibility