The heavy, majestic sound of the contrabass tuba is described as the sound of the earth, deep underground, when layers slowly shift and cover each other. In all registers the tone is richer, rounder and darker than the one of the bass tuba and sounds less metallic than the bass and contrabass trombones.
The Standard Library of the Download Instrument contains all of the Contrabass tuba samples of the Vienna Special Edition Volume 2 and of the Special Edition Volume 2 PLUS as well as some additional articulations. The Full Library offers the complete articulations on par with the ones of the big Collection Brass II Extended Library. Please find a detailed list of included playing techniques under the menu item Sample Content.
If you have already registered a Special Edition product that contains the Contrabass tuba, you can buy the download instrument Contrabass tuba at a reduced price. Your personal discounts are displayed under the menu item Discount Details when you’re logged in.
Your purchase of Contrabass tuba entitles you to download the free Vienna Instruments software player as well as the Vienna Ensemble mixing and host software.
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Hervorragender Sound den man sich von VSL gewohnt ist.
Your purchase of any VSL library entitles you to download the free Vienna Instruments Player software that includes the Vienna Ensemble mixing host.
• PC Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2
• Mac OS X 10.8 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo
• 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
• ViennaKey (Vienna Symphonic Library USB protection device) or other USB eLicenser (e.g., from Steinberg or Arturia)
• eLicenser Control Center software (get the latest version from www.eLicenser.net)
• free hard drive space according to This Library Size Chart
Other configurations might work but are not actively supported.
• PC Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 64-bit), Intel i5/i7/Xeon
• Mac OS X 10.8 (latest update), i5/i7/Xeon
• Fast separate hard drive (7200 rpm or faster)
• AU/VST/AAX Native/RTAS compatible host (also works stand-alone)
• RTAS version requires Pro Tools 7.3 or higher
• 88 key master keyboard
Vienna Instruments require the ViennaKey!
This USB protection device by eLicenser (by Steinberg, formerly Syncrosoft) is not included in the box of any collection, it is a separate item you have to get additionally. So you’ll have to order at least one ViennaKey with your first purchase. It will be put inside the shopping basket automatically but can be deleted if not required. Customers who order the complete SYMPHONIC CUBE will get one ViennaKey for free (not shown in the basket). If you already own another eLicenser USB protection device (e.g., from Steinberg or Arturia), you can use it for the VIENNA INSTRUMENTS, too. Each dongle can store up to 100 product licenses.
Additionally an internet connection on any computer is required to authorize a VSL product.