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Dear Customer,

Today we are very proud to introduce our latest Best Service highlight to you, which was especially eagerly awaited by users of Emotional Cello:

Emotional Violin - the most expressive virtual violin of all time

Emotional Violin

If you are looking for the perfect instrument for film scoring, pop music, songwriting, classical or modern avant-garde violin compositions, the Emotional Violin is your first choice! A unique, virtual instrument that convinces through its variety of articulations, its direct and unadulterated sound and unusual playing techniques, including rebowing. With its impressive and at the same time emotional sound, it enables expressions that have never been achieved before.

Emotional Violin has been recorded throughout in a musical context to capture the expressiveness and natural bowing of real instrumentalists. The intelligent scripting enables more than 50 different playing styles and True Legato, making this library extremely versatile. In addition to the usual playing styles and articulations, the Emotional Violin also features many extraordinary techniques.

Emotional Vilolin VideoContextual Sampling
Our philosophy during the recordings is called "Contextual Sampling". In order to find the perfect sound, various string instruments were recorded over a period of four years. We came to the conclusion that no technique comes even close to the actual and natural vibrato of a trained musician.

The sampling of real vibrato of course has some conceptual drawbacks, but these recordings are always more inspiring and organic than adding an artificial vibrato. So our goal was to perfectly capture these musical aspects and combine them into a great sounding and easy to play instrument.

The result is a library with unsurpassed authenticity
This wonderful sound is rounded off by a multitude of articulations. Thus, different phrases, turns, variations, bars and closing notes can be used as actually independent phrasings without having to repeat themselves. So that these sounds and articulations can be used appropriately to the context, respective keyswitches such as Delicate Fast, Vivid or Moderate have been added.

Emotional Violin also offers unusual articulations that you won´t find in any other library.

This library also features technical refinements such as Rebowing, which allows you to switch between bow strokes using the Keyswitch - extremely useful for long sustains. The Vibrato Crossfade works in a similar way, allowing you to easily fade from non-vibrato to vibrato.

The Recording
The Emotional Violin was recorded at the Mastermix Studio near Munich in a wood-panelled room with a large ceiling height and the greatest possible distance to the wall. For maximum flexibility, two Neumann KM184 and U87 microphones were deliberately used to record closely. Therefore the room amount is quite subtle and you can use your own effects for further processing. However, you can also use the integrated Convolution Reverb.

Emotional Violin Articulations Screen

Kontakt
Emotional Violin has three True Legato Master Patches, including the "Romantic Violin" and the "Intimate Violin". These contain about 80% of all recorded articulations, which logically overlap. If, for example, you play an opening note that of course has no legato, you will only hear one note with a natural string opening. As soon as you play legato or sustain notes, you will hear a note that originates from the corresponding context of the original recordings.

In addition, the library contains more than 70 articulations, which are grouped into categories and are available as multi-keyswitch patches - everything from simple sustains to dynamic crossfades between four layers is included. So if you don’t want to work with keyswitches, this way of working is perfect for you.
To ensure the highest possible liveliness, many variations contain up to 9 Round Robins.


Emotional Violin is the second virtual instrument in this series, produced by Harmonic Subtones, the makers of Emotional Cello.


Emotional Violin      € 199     

Registered users of Emotional Cello are eligible of purchasing the Crossgrade at a reduced price:
Emotional Violin Crossgrade       € 159    

 



Vir2 MOJO 2 Pre-Order Offer

Vir2 MOJO 2 Pre-Order Offer

The Ultimate Pro Horn Collection

MOJO 2 Horn Section is the long-awaited follow-up to the award-winning Mojo: Horn Section brass and woodwind library. Save €/$100 by pre-ordering until October 25th and receive the product upon release!


In Session Audio End of Summer Sale

InSession Audio End of Summer Sale

Here is the In Session Audio "End of Summer" Sale from Friday, Oct 19 through Sunday, November 4

  • 40% OFF Fluid Harmonics, Fluid Strike: Tuned Percussion, Riff Generation, Shimmer Shake Strike with the Expansion
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New Releases

  
Emotional Cello Crossgrade

Emotional Cello Crossgrade - Best Service - 159,00 €

The Emotional Cello Crossgrade is for owners of Emotional Violin. The award-winning Emotional Cello convinces with its powerful and at the same time emotional sound and is the perfect instrument for film scoring, pop music productions, songwriting, classical music and modern, avant-garde cello compositions.
 
  
Emotional Violin

Emotional Violin - Best Service - 199,00 €

Tired of the unnatural sound of artificial vibratos and false start samples? Well, this library has what you're looking for! We created a virtual instrument that captured all sounds in an actual musical context that will truly inspire you. Great details and numerous articulations make this library the perfect companion for composing great music.
 
  
Emotional Violin Crossgrade

Emotional Violin Crossgrade - Best Service - 159,00 €

The Emotional Violin Crossgrade is for owners of the award-winning Emotional Cello. The violin offers you a natural sound and unusual playing techniques and will be the right choice if you are looking for the perfect instrument for movie scoring, pop music, songwriting, classical or modern avant-garde violin compositions.
 
  
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Session Keys Electric W - e-instruments - 79,00 €

Session Keys Electric W is the sound of some of the most iconic hits over the last few decades. With attention to every detail, the recreation of this classic electric piano offers you all the warmth and dynamic range of the original. The Wurli helped to define the sound characteristics of Fusion, Disco, Funk, and Pop.
 
  
MOJO 2 Horn Section

MOJO 2 Horn Section - Vir2 (by Big Fish) - 359,00 €

MOJO 2 delivers the most flexible and innovative approach to Pop, Funk, Jazz, and Big Band horns ever created in a virtual instrument with an incredibly simple but feature-packed interface. After years of development by an amazingly talented team, Vir2 is proud to release the premier horn section of the decade.
 
  
Taiko Creator

Taiko Creator - In Session Audio - 99,00 €

Taiko Creator is a match for anyone producing cinematic percussion tracks. Where most libraries present limited variations, Taiko Creator allows you to create, control and generate multiple solo and ensemble groups of your own, all playable from a single interface. Featuring a purpose built engine with an innovative yet simple-to-use feature set.
 
  
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