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NotePerformer will never sound the same again!

If you use Sibelius and NotePerformer (or ANY other sample library that you have) trust me, you need to check this out! The Graphical Midi Tools plugin was already brilliant, but the Graphical Midi Tools 2.0 version is simply astounding! If you …

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Taking a look at VSL Dimension Strings

If you write for strings and use divisi a lot in your writing, VSL Dimension Strings are a fantastic way of adding a stunningly well-balanced string library, that’s possibly the best one ever recorded for divisi writing. What makes it so good, …

Symphonic Cube
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VSL Symphonic Cube and Sibelius.

Today I thought we’d take a very quick look at VSL’s Symphonic Cube in Sibelius, as I’m just setting up a new template that uses Mir Pro hosted in VE Pro 7. I’ve been asked a few times now if you can …

How to layer strings
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How To Layer Strings!

If you’ve ever used a DAW like Logic Pro or Cubase, you may be aware of the technique of using different sample libraries for the same instrument groups, at the same time, to add a different feel to your music, for example, …

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The Community features are go!

As you’ll know from previous blogs, a big part of our roadmap has been building the community features of the website, and I have to say that I’ve been beavering away for a while now working on them, and it’s been a …

Guitar notation
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Looking at a Guitar Notation Problem

Today, what I thought we’d do is take a look at writing for Guitar, as everyone knows that the Guitar is the finest instrument ever crafted by the hand of man! Ok, I’m slightly biased, but I adore classical Guitar and love …

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VSL Elite Strings and some news!

Today’s post is a very quick look at the absolutely stunning ‘Elite Strings’ from Vienna Symphonic Library. This new library is based around a small ensemble size of 6 1st violins, 5 second violins, 4 Violas, 4 Cellos and 3 Double Basses, …

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A2 Technique Text Tip!

In this very short ‘Quick Tip’ post, today we’ll look at using Technique Text in your score, specifically with Vienna Symphonic Library samples. I’ve been asked a few times now on the site why I use individual instrument staves for VSL, but …