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e-instruments releases Stradivari Violin

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e-instruments releases Stradivari Violin

e-instruments/ Hamburg, June 29th, 2020 – e-instruments, the company known for popular Kontakt based instruments such as Session Horns, Session Strings, and Session Keys, is making history with their latest release Stradivari Violin in partnership with Native Instruments.

When the Museo del Violino (the guardians of the Stradivari collection) wanted to find a way to capture and preserve the tone and playability of their priceless collection of instruments they turned to e-instruments. The team at e-instruments is known for approaching the creation of modern digital instruments with the same craftsmanship and attention to detail as the luthiers who first created these world-famous violins. The collaboration has been a perfect fit with the painstaking process garnering the attention of the worldwide press when the recording took place in January 2019.

The Stradivari Violin was recorded in the heart of Cremona, the birthplace of Stradivari and the very auditorium designed to hear its sound, the Auditorium Giovanno Arvedi.

The meticulous recreation of this iconic instrument makes playing the sound of Stradivari a reality, in more ways than one. Not only does the high-quality sample content preserve the sound of this one-of-a-kind instrument for future generations, but also packs the mastery of this historic violin into a powerful instrument for modern composers.

The project brought new technical challenges to the e-instruments team who wanted to ensure that this recreation would be free of compromise both in terms of sound and playability. The Stradivari Violin features new technologies such as;

Multi-channel, Stereo phase alignment - Every single note of the Stradivarius violin has been painstakingly sampled at different dynamics and phase-aligned in stereo across multiple microphones. This ensures that all dynamic transitions are free from any phasing artefacts and dynamic changes over long legato transitions, from the softest pianissimo to the most forceful fortissimo, are indistinguishable from that of a real violin.

Performance Captured Vibrato - The e-instruments innovation of performance captured vibrato takes the recording of a professional violinist's vibrato technique, then reapplies the behaviour of the vibrato parameters to the sample, allowing you to automate or control in real-time, resulting in full and realistic control for an expressive and natural sound.

Pristine sampling and innovative technologies mean the unparalleled recreation of a historic instrument that has to be played to be believed.

Stradivari Violin - Summary

Size: 23.5 GB / 39 GB (Lossless Sample Compression)
24 bit, 48 kHz
Requires free Kontakt 6 Player or Kontakt version 6.2.2
Introductory pricing available until July 13th: $149 (reg. $199)

For more information: https://e-instruments.com/instrument...divari-violin/
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I wiil wait for the full Quartet to come out. Looks competitive to Spitfire.
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Judging by the demo and walkthrough this sounds like one of the better solo violins.
So! Just purchased... It’s really good.

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Agreed! I got it as well and it is a great library! Great sounding and has a lot to offer.

I made a video going through most of the articulations that are available:



BONUS: For the second part of the video I programmed a short preformance and run it through a couple of reverb presets from the following plugins:
  • Cinematic Rooms Professional
  • VSS3 Native
  • VerbSuite Classics
  • Spaces II
  • Valhalla Super Massive
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Seems like a well-built library.
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