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Special Edition Vol. 2 PLUS
Articulation Expansion to Vol. 2
The Special Edition Volume 2 PLUS (former labeling was "Special Edition PLUS Extended Library") features additional articulations for the string, brass and woodwind instruments included in the Special Edition Volume 2.
As a user of the Special Edition Volume 2 you may quickly and conveniently add articulations you find very useful to improve the variability of your orchestrations. These samples are not included in the Special Edition Volume 2, but have been specifically selected for this collection. For example, while the Chamber Strings articulations in the Special Edition Volume 2 include staccato, détaché, sustained, sforzato, tremolo, pizzicato, legato and portamento, the PLUS collection supplements these with the addition of the following articulations: Short détaché, fortepiano, snap-pizzicato, half and whole tone trills, Repetition Performances (legato & spiccato), fast repetitions (150, 170, 190 bpm), and artificial harmonics (staccato & sustain).
Please note that the Special Edition Volume 2 PLUS contains some Matrices that resort to Patches from the Special Edition Volume 2. The prior installation of the Special Edition Volume 2 is therefore required in order to load these Matrices.
- Violin chamber ensemble (6 players)
- Viola chamber ensemble (4 players)
- Cello chamber ensemble (3 players)
- Double bass chamber ensemble (2 players)
- Flute 2
- Alto flute
- Viennese oboe
- Oboe d´amore
- Small clarinet in Eb
- Basset horn
- Flute ensemble (3 players)
- Oboe ensemble (3 players)
- Clarinet ensemble (3 players)
- Bassoon ensemble (3 players)
- Alto saxophone
- Tenor saxophone
- Baritone saxophone
- Viennese horn
- Horn ensemble (8 players - Epic Horns)
- Piccolo trumpet
- Trumpet in C (muted)
- Trumpet ensemble (3 players - muted)
- Tenor Trombone (muted)
- Trombone ensemble (3 players - muted)
- Contrabass trombone
- Contrabass tuba
- Wagner tuba
- BONUS FILES (muted staccatos & sustains):
- Appassionata violins (20 players)
- Appassionata violas (14 players)
- Appassionata cellos (12 players)
- Appassionata double basses (10 players)
- 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.