Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds II - Vienna Instrument (Download)

Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds II - Vienna Instrument (Download)

Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds II - Vienna Instrument (Download)

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Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds II - Vienna Instrument (Download)

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  • Cornett
  • Crumhorn
  • Natural Trumpets
  • Standalone
  • AAX Native, RTAS
  • Audio Units, VST
  • Mac, Windows
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Historic Winds II from the Vienna Symphonic Library is a sample-based virtual instrument featuring authentic performances on nine, rare instruments of the Renaissance and Baroque era. The cornett (zink), five crumhorns, and three natural trumpets. The collection is not only suited to scoring films and other visuals, but can also be a source of inspiration for new timbres and instrumental combinations.

Instruments

Cornett (Zink)
Popular wind instrument of the Renaissance and Baroque periods (not to be confused with the cornet)
Two-foot long conical wooden pipe covered in leather
Seven front finger holes as well as a thumb hole on the back (no valves)
Cup mouthpiece is usually made of horn, ivory or bone
Covers the soprano and sopranino registers with a key range of almost three octaves
Crumhorn
Name derived from the German "Krummhorn", which means "bent horn"
The lower part of the cylindrical-shaped instrument is bent upwards
One-octave range with seven finger holes on the front, one on the back
Double-reed mouthpiece like the bassoon
Contains recordings of five different crumhorns, covering the soprano, alto, tenor, bass, and double bass register
Produces the typically bright and "nasal" timbre that music of the Renaissance period is often associated with
Natural Trumpet
Originally used as military instruments for acoustic signals
Although used in Venetian ceremonial music of the 16th century, the trumpets experienced their heyday during the Baroque period
Instrument has no valves and is characterized by its long tubing compared to modern trumpets
Only produces notes of the natural harmonic series, from the 3rd to the 16th of the corresponding key
Impure harmonics, such as the 7th, 11th, 13th and 14th note of the harmonic series, and even chromatic notes can be achieved with advanced "lipping" techniques
Majority of Baroque trumpet parts were written for natural instruments pitched in Bb, C or D - three different instruments were recorded in these keys to provide flexibility

Articulations

Cornett (Zink)
Staccato, portato short and long
Sustained
Legato and trill performances
Sforzato
Crescendo and diminuendo, 2, 3, 4 seconds
Crescendo-diminuendo, 2, 4, 6 seconds
Repetition performances legato, portato, staccato
Fast repetitions, 140 to 180, and 200 BPM
Crumhorn (All Sizes)
Staccato, portato
Sustained
Legato and trill performances
Repetition performances legato, portato, staccato
Fast repetitions, 140 to 180, and 200 BPM
Natural Trumpet (Bb, C, D)
Staccato, portato
Sustained with and without vibrato
Legato performances with and without vibrato
Fortepiano, sforzato, sforzatissimo
Crescendo and diminuendo, 2, 3, 4 seconds
Repetition performances legato, portato, staccato, normal and crescendo
Fast repetitions, 140 to 180, and 200 BPM
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Mac System Requirements Intel Core 2 Duo processor (i5, i7, or Xeon recommended)
OS X 10.8 or later (10.9 or later recommended)
2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
ViennaKey (USB Protection Device) or other USB eLicenser (e.g., from Steinberg or Arturia)
8.5 GB free hard drive space (SSD or fast separate hard drive, 7200 rpm or faster recommended)
88-key master keyboard highly recommended
Windows System Requirements Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2 (i5, i7, or Xeon recommended)
Windows 7, 8, 10, latest SP, 32-/64-bit (64-bit recommended)
2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
ViennaKey (USB Protection Device) or other USB eLicenser (e.g., from Steinberg or Arturia)
8.5 GB free hard drive space (SSD or fast separate hard drive, 7200 rpm or faster recommended)
88-key master keyboard highly recommended
Plug-In Compatibility AAX Native (Pro Tools 10.3.5 or higher), Audio Units (Mac only), RTAS (Pro Tools 7.3 or higher), VST
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