Vienna Symphonic Library Synchron Timpani I Full Library Upgrade - Virtual Instrument (Download)

Vienna Symphonic Library Synchron Timpani I Full Library Upgrade - Virtual Instrument (Download)

Vienna Symphonic Library Synchron Timpani I Full Library Upgrade - Virtual Instrument (Download)

Vienna Symphonic Library Synchron Timpani I Full Library Upgrade - Virtual Instrument (Download)

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  • Five Different-Sized Adams Timpani
  • Stereo & Multi Library
  • 16 x Velocity Levels
  • 128 Different Single Hits per Pitch
  • Rolls, Glissandos, Legato
  • 7 x Microphone Arrays
  • Recorded at Synchron Stage Vienna
  • Compatible with 3D Audio Technology
  • Vienna Instruments Player Included
  • Mac/Windows, AU/VST/AAX/RTAS
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Vienna Symphonic Library Timpani I overview

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Synchron Timpani I Full Library Upgrade from Vienna Symphonic Library is a virtual instrument with a library that captures the sound and character of five, different-sized Adams Artist Alpha timpani, masterfully played in Synchron Stage Vienna. The instruments were recorded with every nuanced detail using seven, phase-controlled multi-microphone setups which can be mixed to create stereo, 5.1 surround or Auro 3D mixes, each with different levels of ambience and stereo panorama.

Synchron Timpani I is powered by the included Vienna Instruments and Vienna Instruments Pro players, or using the company's mixing hosts Vienna Ensemble and Vienna Ensemble Pro (available separately). This 79.9GB library comprises more than 80,800 samples with a wide variety of timbres and articulations, including rolls, glissandos, legato, and more. Sixteen velocity levels were captured in four "open" variants, with additional "secco" (stopped release of a hit) and "coperto" (damped membrane) articulations, adding up to 128 different single hits per pitch and per timpani.


Note: This is an upgrade available to owners of Synchron Timpani I Standard Library. Software requires a ViennaKey USB protection device or other USB eLicenser, if one is not already on the system (available separately).

Key Features

  • 79.9GB library with more than 80,800 samples of five Adams Artist Alpha timpani – 100 hours recording time
  • Recorded using 12 microphones – select from seven different microphone setups including Decca tree
  • Includes presets of well-balanced microphone setups
  • Outstanding acoustics – recorded at Stage A, Synchron Stage Vienna
  • Samples with 1.6 to 1.8 seconds of natural reverb time
  • Immersive 3D sound – multi library offers samples ready for 5.1 surround, and compatible with Auro 3D, Dolby Atmos technologies (available separately)
  • Runs in standalone mode, or operates within VST, AU, RTAS, AAX formats
  • Includes Vienna Ensemble mixing host and Vienna Instruments player – fully compatible with Vienna Ensemble Pro and Vienna Instruments Pro (available separately)

Full Library Content

Timbres and Articulations
  • Adams Timpani, 20", 23", 26", 29", 32", and merged – two-octave playing range
  • Up to 128 different single hits per pitch, per timpani
  • Choose from up to three different timpani to achieve any given pitch
  • Sixteen velocity levels captured in four “open” variants
  • Single strokes "open", “secco”, and “coperto” articulations


  • Captured in 16 velocities as well as various dynamics, such as crescendos and diminuendos, in four different lengths (light dynamics 1/2/4/6 second, strong dynamics 2/4/6/8 second)
  • Normal, straight, and with velocity crossfade
  • Crescendo and diminuendo rolls may be stopped at any time, with the perfectly matching release sample being triggered


  • Single-stroke glissandos were recorded up to a major sixth interval, at three different speeds (1/2/4 second)

Glissando Rolls

  • Single-stroke glissandos are topped by Performance Interval Rolls that enable true legato playing up to a fifth, over the complete range of each timpani – play them for any length of time
Microphone Setups
For Stereo Mixing

  • Close Mic – mono
  • Mid Layer Mic – stereo (L/R)
  • Main/Room Mic – Decca tree stereo (L/R)
  • Main/Room Mic – Decca tree mono (Center)

For Stereo, 5.1 Surround, and Auro 3D 9.1 Mixing

  • Main Surround – stereo (L/R), may also be used instead of the main stereo room mics to achieve a wider, and more ambient mix
  • High Stereo (3D) – stereo (L/R)
  • High Surround (3D) – stereo (L/R)

Synchron Stage Vienna

  • 5,813 ft² (540 m²) hall optimized for film music recordings and sampling sessions
  • Lush and warm sound with perfect localization of the instruments
  • Reverb time of 1.6 to 1.8 seconds, with no masking effect in the low frequencies
  • Room-in-room construction, built upon a massive concrete foundation, combined with sound insulation and a specially designed air conditioning system – provides low noise-floor of 16 dBA, even with air conditioner running
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Vienna Symphonic Library Timpani I specs

System Requirements Windows
7/8/10 latest update, 32-/64-bit (64-bit recommended)
Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Intel i5/i7/Xeon recommended)

OS X 10.8 latest update, (10.9 or higher recommended)
Intel Core 2 Duo (Intel i5/i7/Xeon recommended)

2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
SSD or fast separate hard drive (7200 rpm or faster) recommended

VIENNA KEY / Vienna Symphonic Library USB protection device (available separately), or other USB eLicenser
Supported Plug-In Formats AU/VST/AAX Native/RTAS compatible host
RTAS version requires Pro Tools 7.3 or higher
AAX version requires Pro Tools 10.3.5 or higher

Library Samples: 80,857
Download File Size: 40.0 GB
Installed File Size: 79.9 GB

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