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Special Edition Vol. 1
The Special Edition Volume 1 (former labeling was "Special Edition Standard Library") features the most common orchestral instruments and articulations in a resource-saving, affordable Collection. It contains 28 instruments and ensembles: Solo strings and orchestral strings, solo instruments and ensembles of the brass section, woodwinds ranging from piccolo flute to contra bassoon, harp, drums and percussion as well as celesta and the Bösendorfer Imperial grand piano.
All string and wind instruments offer Vienna Symphonic Library’s famed Legato Performances – real note transitions, smoothly and authentically performed by the algorithms of the Vienna Instruments software player. Single note articulations include staccato, détaché, sustained, sforzato, tremolo, and pizzicato.
You may expand the instruments of the Special Edition Volume 1 with additional articulations, available in the Special Edition Volume 1 PLUS.
- Flute 1
- French oboe
- English horn (French)
- Bass clarinet
- Triple horn
- Trumpet in C
- Tenor trombone
- Bass trombone
- Horn ensemble (4 players)
- Trumpet ensemble (3 players)
- Trombone ensemble (3 players)
- Solo violin
- Solo viola
- Solo cello
- Solo double bass
- Violin ensemble (14 players)
- Viola ensemble (10 players)
- Cello ensemble (8 players)
- Double bass ensemble (6 players)
- Boesendorfer Imperial Grand Piano
- Taiko drums
- Bass drum
- Snare drum
- Snare drum ensemble
- Concert tom
- Suspended cymbals
- A-due cymbals
- Metal chimes
- Table castanets
- Tubular Bells
- Plate Bells
- PC Windows 8.1/10 (latest update, 64-bit), Intel Core i3 or AMD Athlon 64 X2
- macOS 10.10.5 (latest update) or higher, Intel Core i3
- 8 GB RAM
- VIENNA KEY (Vienna Symphonic Library USB protection device) or other USB eLicenser (e.g., from Steinberg or Arturia)
- free hard drive space according the library size
Other configurations may work but are not actively supported.
- Windows 10 (latest update, 64-bit), Intel i5/i7/i9/Xeon
- macOS 10.12 (or higher), Intel i5/i7/i9/Xeon
- 16 GB RAM
- SSD (M2, Sata 6 or USB3/3.1 UASP Support) or separate HDD (7200 rpm or faster)
- AU/VST/AAX compatible host (also works stand-alone)
- AAX version requires Pro Tools 10.3.5 or higher
- 88 key master keyboard
Vienna Instruments require the ViennaKey!
This USB protection device by eLicenser (by Steinberg compatible) is not included in any collection, it is a separate item you have to get additionally. So you’ll have to order at least one ViennaKey or Steinberg eLicenser with your first VSL purchase. Each dongle can store up to 100 product licenses.
Additionally an internet connection on any computer is required to authorize a VSL product.