Adagio Violins for Kontakt VST-AU-AAX

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Overview

  • Price: $399
  • Kontakt VST / AU / AAX
  • 26GB / 33.300 Samples
  • 3 Microphone Positions (Close, Combo, Far)
  • Deep-Sampled Orchestral Ensemble, Divisi & Solo Violins
  • Ensemble Violas (11). Divisi Violas (6). Solo Viola (1).
  • Uniquely Legato Types with up to 4-way Round Robin
  • New Arts (ex. Dynamic Bowing, Loure, True Sordino)
  • Product only available as Direct Download
  • Full Retail version of Kontakt 4.2 or later required

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  • Adagio Violins  Vol. 1.1 Update

    Adagio Violins Vol. 1.1 Update

    This video demonstrates the new core features in our Adagio Violin 1.1 update.

  • Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Sustains

    Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Sustains

    This video demonstrates all the different types of sustained strings.

  • Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Slurred

    Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Slurred

    This video demonstrates the slurred legato for Adagio Violins Ensemble.

  • Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Short-Notes

    Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Short-Notes

    This video demonstrates the elaborate set of short-notes in Adagio Violins

  • Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Solo Violin

    Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Solo Violin

    This video demonstrates the emotional, Schindlers, solo violin legato in Adagio Violins

  • Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Instinct Legato

    Adagio Violins Vol. 1 Instinct Legato

    This video demonstrates the round robin based, Instinct Legato, for Adagio Violins

Adagio Violins for Kontakt VST-AU-AAX overview

ADAGIO is the air, the flow, the burn and the sorrow of symphonic strings.

Produced by Academy Award, TEC and G.A.N.G Award Winning Composer, Troels Folmann and Emmy nominated composer and orchestrator, Colin O’Malley,  8Dio Adagio String Series marks the most expressive collection of deep-sampled emotional strings ever created. Adagio contains a variety of advanced techniques that were specifically developed for the library. The techniques allow you to create completely realistic string sequences with true emotion and passion. You don’t need to be a master orchestrator to sound great.

Adagio Violins VST contain three main groups of violins. Full ensemble Violin (11), Small Ensemble Violin (3) and Solo Violin (1). All groups have been extensively sampled and recorded in a signature church environment with a hand-selected group of master violinists. All groups were sampled with three different microphone positions (close, far, mixed). We employed all current generation sampling techniques (ex. true legato, deep sampled repetitions etc).  New techniques were also developed to capture a higher level of emotion and humanity in the performances.  The result is a passionate virtual instrument which is extremely agile to play.

10 unique types of Legato

Adagio is next-generation orchestral sampling. We recorded 10 different types of liquid legato to cover the vast majority of natural flow techniques. The legato performances are modeled around lyrical melodies, capturing some of the spirit of the composers we love. The power of this approach cannot be over stated. Adagio captures great musicians performing as they were born to….never a static moment. Legato intervals were sampled up to 4 times round robin allowing for an even greater degree of realism. Loure or “floating notes” are also a key part of Adagio, allowing composers to perform repeated notes with connectivity. We’ve also included unprecedented “Loure Legato” patches. They have to be played to be believed.

Dynamic Bowings

Adagio allows for traditional dynamic cross-fading of sustains to shape notes. In addition to this, we deep-deep-deep sampled “Dynamic Bowing” articulations.  These are notes that weep and soar effortlessly.  With our intuitive programming we believe this “dynamic” approach is far superior to traditional cross-fading in the quest for a final degree of musical realism.  It’s more AIR then you can breathe in a lifetime baby. Comprehensive short notes are another highlight of Adagio.  With feathery spiccatos, biting marcatos, lively pizzicatos and more, Adagio is both nuanced and acrobatic. Short notes are sampled in up to 10 round robins.  The attacks of the notes have an energy and musical imperfection that will re-define your string template.  Trills, tremolos and measured tremolos are also sampled in great depth for an extra shimmer or relentless pulse in your music. Adagio is an intuitive out-of-box tool. It works fluently without mangling.

  • Emotional Polyphonic Legato (10 uniquely recorded legato) including:
    • Extra Terrestrial Legato
    • Perdition Legato
    • Adagio Legato
    • Schindler’s Legato
    • Lost Legato
    • Instinct Legato
    • Village Legato
    • Note: Selected Legato programs have up to 4 round robin
  • Ensemble Natural Sustains (PP, P, MF, F)
  • Ensemble Non-Vibrato Sustains (PP, P, MF, F)
  • Ensemble Vibrato Sustains (PP, P, MF, F)
  • Ensemble Sordino (P, MP, F)
  • Ensemble Tremolo (P, MF, F)
  • Ensemble Harmonics (MP) Non-Vib
  • Ensemble Harmonics (MF) Vibrato
  • Ensemble Trills:
    • Ens Half Note Trill
    • Ens Half Note Trill w/ natural swell
    • Ens Whole Note Trill
    • Ens Whole Note Trill w/ natural swell
    • Ens 3rd Note Trill
    • Ens 3rd Note Trill w/ natural swell
    • Ens 4th Note Trill
    • Ens 4th Note Trill w/ natural swell
  • Ensemble Dynamic Bowing (Natural Flowing Gesture)
    • Ens DynBow w/ intentional Attack (MF)
    • Ens DynBow w/ soft intentional attack (MP)
    • Ens DynBow w/ sweet vibrato (MF)
    • Ens DynBow w/ strong vibrato (F)
    • Ens DynBow w/ strong vibrato (FF)
    • Ens DynBow Expressivo (P-MP)
    • Ens DynBow Medium (PFP)
    • Ens DynBow Long (PFP)
    • Ens DynBow Descending (F-MP)
    • Ens DynBow (P-MP-P)
    • Ens DynBow (P-MF-P)
    • Ens DynBow (F-MP-P)
    • Ens DynBow (MP-MP-F)
    • Ens DynBow (F-F-MP)
    • Ens DynBow (P-P-P)
    • Ens DynBow (MP-MP-MP)
    • Ens DynBow (F-F-F)
    • Ens DynBow Sordino (MF-F-MF)
    • Ens DynBow Sordino (MP-MF-MP)
    • Ens DynBow Sordino (PP-MP-PP)
  • Ensemble Loure (connected notes) Tempo-Synced
    • Ens Loure Expressivo (9 reps) w/ intentional attack (MF)
    • Ens Loure Expressivo (9 reps) w/ fluency (MF)
    • Ens Loure Expressivo (5 reps) w/ DynBow Attack (MF)
    • Ens Loure Expressivo (5 reps) w/ fluency (P)
    • Ens Loure Expressivo (5 reps) w/ alt. dynamics (P)
    • Ens Loure Expressivo (4 reps) w/ DynBow (P-MF-P)
    • Ens Loure Expressivo (4 reps) (P)
  • Ensemble Measured Tremolo Tempo-Synced
    • Ens Measured Tremolo Fast (x 4 reps) (FF)
    • Ens Measured Tremolo Fast (x 4 reps) (MF)
    • Ens Measured Tremolo Fast (x 4 reps) (P)
    • Ens Measured Tremolo Slow (x 4 reps) (P)
    • Ens Measured Tremolo Slow (x 4 reps) (MF)
    • Ens Sordino Measured Tremolo Slow (x 4 reps) (F)
    • Ens Sordino Measured Tremolo Slow (x 4 reps) (P)
    • Ens Sordino Measured Tremolo Fast (x 4 reps) (F)
    • Ens Sordino Measured Tremolo Fast (x 4 reps) (P)
  • Ensemble Tapped Spiccato (x 10 reps) (P/MF/F)
  • Ensemble Feathery Spiccato (x 10 reps) (P/MF/F)
  • Ensemble On Bow Spiccato (x 10 reps) (P/MF/F)
  • Ensemble Pizzicato (x 8 reps)
  • Ensemble Bartok Pizzicato (x 4 reps)
  • Ensemble Staccato (x 10 reps) (P/MF/F)
  • Ensemble Bouncing Staccato (x 4 reps) (MF/FF)
  • Ensemble Marcato Lyrical (MF/F)
  • Ensemble Con Legno (x 6 reps) (MF)
  • New 1.5 Articulation:
  • Violin 3-Layer Multi-Purpose Velocity Based Legato
  • 3 Legato Types (Slur, Village, Instinct Legato)
  • Bonus Ambiences by Steve Tavaglione
  • Bonus articulations:
  • Phrase Toolbox 1
  • Phrase Toolbox 2
  • Bonus FX based articulations:
    • Ens FX Arc Clusters
    • Ens FX Pizzicato Clusters
    • Ens FX Measured Tremolo Glissando (fast)
    • Ens FX Measured Tremolo Glissando (slow)
    • Ens FX Ensemble Tuning
    • Ens FX Divisi Tuning
  • Divisi Lost 1 Legato
  • Divisi Lost 2 Legato
  • Divisi Sustains (P, MP, F)
  • Divisi Sordino Sustains (P, MP, F)
  • Divisi Spiccato (P, MP, F)
  • Divisi Dynamic Bowing (natural arcing gesture)
    • Div DynBow w/ soft vib (MP)
    • Div DynBow w/ medium vib (MP)
    • Div DynBow w/ strong vib (MF)
    • Div DynBow w/ strong vib (F)
    • Div DynBow w/ medium vib (8 beats) (F)
    • Div DynBow short w/ medium vib (MF-F)
    • Div DynBow short w/ strong vib (F)
    • Div DynBow Sordino (PP-MP-PP)
    • Div DynBow Sordino (MP-MF-MP)
    • Div DynBow Sordino (MF-F-MF)
    • Div DynBow Sordino (MF-F-MF) w/ intentional attack
  • Divisi Loure (connected notes) Tempo-Synced
    • Div Loure DynBow Quarter Note (PFP)
    • Div Loure DynBow Half Note (PFP)
    • Div Loure DynBow Stacked Motion (PFP)
  • Divisi Measured Tremolo Tempo Synced
    • Div Measured Tremolo Slow (x 4 reps) (F)
    • Div Measured Tremolo Slow (x 4 reps) (P)
  • Solo Violin Schindler’s Legato (x 3 reps)
  • Solo Violin Sustains (PP, MP, F)
  • Solo Violin Sordino Sustains (PP, MP, F)
  • Solo Violin Harmonic Sustain (MP) Non-Vibrato
  • Solo Violin Spiccato (P, MP, F)
  • Solo Violin Pizzicato (x 6 reps) (MF)
  • Solo Violin Marcato (MP, FF)
  • Solo Violin Tremolo (MF)
  • Solo Violin DynBow
    • Solo DynBow Fast (P-MP)
    • Solo DynBow Fast (MP-MF)
    • Solo DynBow Fast (MF-F)
    • Solo DynBow Fast (P-F)
    • Solo DynBow Fast (MP-FF)
    • Solo DynBow Slow (P-MP)
    • Solo DynBow Slow (MP-MF)
    • Solo DynBow Slow (MF-F)
    • Solo DynBow Slow (P-F)
    • Solo DynBow Slow (MP-FF)
  • Bonus: Phrase Toolbox
  • Unique Programming for Kontakt 5 users
  • Hall based release triggers
  • Custom Kontakt Scripting
  • 63 .NKI files
  • 33.330 wave files
  • 25 GB installed (compressed down from 50GB), 25 GB .rar download
  • Multiple download servers to ensure smooth download
  • Sample resolution: 44.1Khz / 24Bit stereo .ncw (lossless compression)
  • Format(s): Kontakt and .ncw
  • Kontakt 4.2 (Full Retail) is 32 and 64-bit compatible on both PC and MAC platforms
  • Adagio Violins Vol. 1 requires 25 GB of hard drive space
  • Runs as a stand-alone application, VST® or Audio Units plug-in, RTAS® under Pro Tools 7/8
  • Minimum: Mac OS X® 10.4 / 10.5, G5 1.8 GHz or Intel Core Duo 1.66 GHz, 1 GB RAM or Windows® XP (32 Bit) or Windows Vista® (32/64 Bit), Pentium® or Athlon XP 1.4 GHz, 1 GB RAM. 2 GB of RAM or more is highly recommended
  • Library mapping is unlocked. Library audio pool is locked