Tag: VSL

Dimension Strings blog
Score Playback

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
Quick tips

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, …

a2 text tip
Quick tips

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 …

Synchron-MIRX
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On Soudley Ponds-Synchron stage Mirx reverb.

I’ve done several posts showing the playback straight from Sibelius using different sample libraries, but for todays post I thought I’d check out something new from VSL…that works wonderfully with something older! The original ‘Vienna Instruments’ version of the special editions are …

On Soudley Ponds
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On Soudley Ponds

On Soudley Ponds, is a tune I wrote a while ago, and this video shows the playback from my Sibelius score. I used the Vienna Instruments versions of VSL’s wonderful ‘Special Editions’ Sample libraries and I have to admit, that I love …

Synchron-ized special editions
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VSL’s Synchron-ized Special Editions Sibelius Ultimate 2020.6 Score Playback

The Synchron-ized Special Editions are lovely! This is the third version of the score I’ve done now. The 1st used the original Vienna Instruments Special Editions, and the second used EWQL Symphonic Orchestra. For this version, I used the much newer Synchron-ized …

SYNCHRON-ized Special Editions!
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Synchron-ized Special Editions with VE Pro 7 and Playback Tips

Let’s check out something new! In this score, I’ve been using VSL’s SYNCHRON-ized Special Editions 1 and 2, and I have to say, they really are rather lovely! Although they are based on the original Vienna Instrument versions, using the same samples, …