PSOUND Vintage Accordion Virtual Instrument (Electronic Download)

PSOUND Vintage Accordion Virtual Instrument (Electronic Download)

PSOUND Vintage Accordion Virtual Instrument (Electronic Download)

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PSOUND Vintage Accordion Virtual Instrument (Electronic Download)

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Product Highlights

  • 1289 Waveform Samples
  • 1.8 GB of Data
  • 96 kHz 24-Bit Audio Resolution
  • Four Velocity Layers
  • Import REX files, Apple Loops, AIFF, WAV
  • Includes Free UVI Workstation
  • Delay, Reverb, Phaser, Chorus, Drive
  • EQ, Filter, Distortion, Compressor
  • Seven Accordion Registers
  • Right Hand and Left Hand Presets
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Vintage Accordion is a software virtual musical instrument created by Paolo Principi of PSOUND. The instrument is based on a vintage Titano accordion made in Castelfidardo, Italy from the 1960s. The software instrument offers 1298 waveforms that have been recorded with a Neumann TLM103 large diaphragm microphone and Apogee Symphony audio interface. The samples were then edited and looped to generate a total of 1.8 GB worth of samples. All of the registers and all of the accordion's keys were recorded with 4 velocity layers and 2 round robins at 24-bit 96 kHz audio resolution.

A filter was used to simulate the harmonic variations of the sound. key-on and key-off noises were recorded separately for a more realistic sound. A special filter can be modulated by an expression pedal to provide a crescendo and realistic bellow sound. A tremolo effect can be modulated using a controller's modulation wheel.

The samples were looped using DSPQuattro audio editing software. The seven registers of the accordion were implemented: Bassoon (16"), Bandoneon (16"+8"), Organ (16"+4"), Master (16"+8"+4"), Oboe (8"+4") and Piccolo (4"). A variety of presets are provided to manage a range of MIDI configurations.

The control panel includes: single voice volume (16", 8", and 4"), key noises volume (key-on and key-off), Reverb on/off, time, and wet/dry controls. The accordion register can be selected in the control panel or by key-switches.

The instrument comes with its own sample player, the UVI Workstation 2 (v2.5.6 or later) which works on Mac OS X (10.6 or later) as well as PC (windows XP SP2 or later) as a standalone instrument or as a plug-in (VST, AU, AAX, RTAS, MAS) in both 32 and 64 bit formats. It also works with MOTU's Machfive (v3.2.1 or later). The instrument is protected by the PACE Protection system. It can be registered to your computer or to an iLok key (version 1 or version 2).

Vintage "Titano Accordion"
1289 Samples
  • >1.8 GB storage
  • 96 kHz sample rate
  • 24 bit resolution
  • All sample are perfectly looped
  • 4 velocity layers
  • 2 round robin per layer
  • Filter modulated by expression (CC11)
  • Tremolo effect modulated by modulation wheel
  • 7 accordion registers implemented
  • Key-on and key-off noises
  • Register change noises
  • Key Switch for quick register change
  • Adjustable volume for each voice (16", 8", 4" and noise)
  • Right hand and left hand presets
  • Powered by UVI engine XT
  • Requires UVI Workstation v2.5.6 or later
  • UVI.net provides UVI workstation for free!
  • Playable by MOTU Machfive too (requires v3.2.1)
  • PACE protection system (free iLok account required)
  • UVI Workstation Main Features
    New single mode for loading next generation of UVI sounds and instruments
  • Compatible with the UVI scripted instruments
  • Powerful arpeggiator, extremely flexible and complete
  • Easy to use search engine to find fast what you're looking for
  • Universal compatibility Mac | PC
  • Operate in full 64 bits on Mac | PC
  • Manage instruments and loops in the same interface
  • Smart integrated browser
  • Convenient mixing environment with meters, mute, solo, volume, pan ...
  • Unlimited parts
  • Up to 64 MIDI channels
  • Disk streaming per part
  • Multiple separate outputs
  • MIDI learn
  • Expert mode
  • Cross-platform Multi's & all host compatible
  • Unlimited FX
  • Complete professional effects with easy editing (delay, reverb, phaser, chorus, EQ, filter, drive, distortion, compressor...)
  • Convolution reverb
  • Real-time time-stretch algorithm
  • Real-time sync to the beat: loops are always in time
  • Latch mode
  • Sample/Slice Start for loops and phrases
  • Drag & Drop MIDI & Audio
  • Import REX files, Apple Loops, AIFF, WAV and more...
  • Expandable with all UVI sounds and instruments
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Supported Formats Audio Units, RTAS, AAX, VST, Stand-alone
    Supported Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.7 and higher - OS X 10.10 Yosemite supported (32 and 64-bit) Windows 7 and higher (32 and 64-bit)
    System Requirements Hard Drive: 7200 rpm recommended or Solid State Drive (SSD)
    4GB RAM (8GB+ highly recommended)
    FREE iLok account - not necessarily an iLok dongle, just a free account
    Internet connection for license activation
    UVI Workstation or MOTU Machfive

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