After much experimentation I've come to the conclusion that S1 works best when not using a large orchestral 'pre-built' template. It is perfect as a standalone library or as a compliment to an existing set-up, with other orchestral sounds. . But now when thinking of it, since you mention using midi cc for this. The downside of using your busses for this is that you don't get the whole picture unless you also start soloing their respective Fx busses. Takes some time to load my template now, i have 16 outputs for each instance of kontakt. Two full ensembles, full and small, cover all individual instrument ensembles plus combined patches for fully playable string sections.
To achieve the highest level of realism and detail, we have recorded every interval up to an octave. This way everything is kept clean, with the least amount of tracks possible. You need to have installed on your workstation. You can hopefully now see why, when we were assigning channels in the instrument list, we skipped Finale Channels 9-16. I frequently solo an entire folder -string section- for example and have no issues, maybe I'm not understanding what problem your having in doing so. But when you set up a template, your main goal should be efficiency, and that also means taking your computer power into consideration, as well as your composing needs.
Here's what the channel assignments might look like for an orchestral score configured for Garritan Instruments for Finale. Just love it :- Thanks for your reply Jose. Keeps things organized and mixing can be way faster. So I've started to set up a folder of 'quick access' presets where I can quick drag my most used instruments into the project instantly. The specific sound of the different mutes lets you achieve a real vintage vibe as well as a classical or contemporary tone. I have never recorded more that a typical rock band 8 trks or so but I am really wanting to compose with many tracks.
These are all great points! The use of software such as this can really help save valuable time and offer many great features. For Berlin Brass, you should use the individual Horns when writing a 4 part arrangement, or divisi Horns 1+2 play one note, Horns 3+4 play another note. Take control of an 11-piece ensemble, recorded with the utmost precision in four different settings for maximum flexibility and realism. Since our score has additional instruments, we will need to close this Kontakt Player instance and open another one. Set the instruments just as you like them with multiple options for dynamics, legato, vibrato, glide and much more. The legatos across the board are exceptionally good, and there are enough articulations to address most musical requirements.
I find it works well from a workflow and performance perspective. Instrument List example 1: You can use a maximum of 64 simultaneous channels with Garritan instruments that use Kontakt Player 1. These files allow you to select your Garritan instruments in Finale's Setup Wizard. So far you should be hearing legato, for the most part, and staccato playing. Scenes From The Multiverse Vol. I find it works well from a workflow and performance perspective.
So I've started to set up a folder of 'quick access' presets where I can quick drag my most used instruments into the project instantly. For more on the Aria Player, see. We hope you have enjoyed the latest edition of our new 8Dio How To Series. The orchestral sections are complemented by processed percussion mixes, an extensive sound design section, and most importantly, an incredibly unique vocal section featuring internationally renowned vocalist Merethe Soltvedt. For additional information, consult the entry on Percussion. Hi Im in the process of setting up an Orchestral template with S1 and Kontakt 5.
Then load the next instrument in your score. Chris Hein Orchestra Complete - experience fantastic sounds and flexible options, be inspired to experiment, discover and create music you haven't even dreamed of. Just let me know and I'll post a link. You need to have the library downloaded and extracted as per our installation guides. Just when you think you have your template all laid out and sorted, you see someone with a fantastic idea Jon and now I have to go back in and address my template again.
How does your iMac hold up for big sessions? In Finale 2010, Human Playback automatically performs keyswitches. But if you still find this a little confusing, don't worry - so long as you set up your instrument list correctly in the first place, and you keep loading instruments in the order in which they appear in your score, you'll be fine. Perhaps its possible to set up a keyboard shortcut or key command to fade in and fade out on instrument tracks? For example one instance hosts 5 different pianos. I've been very happy with my iMac. For everything else I use Simple Instrument Tracks.
I'm not seeing that in 8. So I've settled on track presets. For more information, see the entry on Keyswitches. The Legato patch should be the only one being heard right now though. Folders obviously work for a lot of people, but for me, they added confusion instead of simplifying things. The Woodwind sections Alto Flutes, Bass Flutes, Bass Clarinets, Contrabass Clarinets redefine the classical applications for woodwinds.