Vienna Symphonic Library Glass Instruments - Vienna Instruments (Standard Library, Download)

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Vienna Symphonic Library
Vienna Symphonic Library Glass Instruments - Vienna Instruments (Standard Library, Download)
Key Features
  • 4 Glass Instruments
  • 1,038 Samples
  • Standalone
  • Audio Units
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Glass Instruments from Vienna Symphonic Library is a sample-based virtual instrument featuring four unique glass instruments that produce sound either by rubbing individual glass elements, or by blowing across a bottle opening. Invented in 1761, the glass harmonica consists of hemispherical glass bowls which rotate around a horizontal axis driven by a pedal, with the sounds produced by touching the rotating glasses with moistened fingertips. Today, the glass harmonica is a rarity, with only ten professional players estimated world-wide.
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Vienna Symphonic Library Glass Instruments Overview

Glass Instruments from Vienna Symphonic Library is a sample-based virtual instrument featuring four unique glass instruments that produce sound either by rubbing individual glass elements, or by blowing across a bottle opening. Invented in 1761, the glass harmonica consists of hemispherical glass bowls which rotate around a horizontal axis driven by a pedal, with the sounds produced by touching the rotating glasses with moistened fingertips. Today, the glass harmonica is a rarity, with only ten professional players estimated world-wide.

Similar to musical glasses, the verrophone features chromatically tuned glass tubes that are rubbed with moistened fingers, but are also struck with mallets. The lingering, atmospheric sound is highly sought after by modern composers due to its intensity. Musical glasses embody one of the oldest forms of making sounds with glass by utilizing several custom-made wine glasses. To obtain different pitches the glasses are filled with varying amounts of water, with the instrument presented here providing a G3 to G6 chromatic range. The glass instruments collection is rounded off by bottles, which are blown with articulations such as sustains and flutter tonguing.

Note:
The software requires a ViennaKey USB or similar protection device if one is not already on the system.

Articulation Group

Glass Harmonica

Portato, sustained

Verrophone

Staccato, sustained

Musical Glasses - B

Staccato, sustained

Bottles

Staccato, sustained, flutter tonguing

Vienna Symphonic Library Glass Instruments Specs

General
Sound TypeBrass, Woodwinds
Supported Plug-In FormatsAAX, AU, RTAS, VST
Standalone OperationYes
Visual Impairment SupportNo
System Requirements
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 7
macOS 10.8
macOS 10.9
Memory RequirementWindows, Mac:
2 GB (4 GB Recommended)
Storage RequirementWindows, Mac:
2.3 GB 
CPU RequirementMac:
Intel Core 2 Duo and Faster  
Windows:
Intel Core 2 Duo and Faster  
AMD Athlon 64 X2 and Faster  
Supported USB Authentication DevicesViennaKey
Software RequirementArturia
Pro Tools 7.3
Steinberg
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