Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds I - Renaissance & Baroque Wind Virtual Instrument (Standard Library, Download)

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Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds I - Renaissance & Baroque Wind Virtual Instrument (Standard Library, Download)
Key Features
  • 5x Renaissance/Baroque Wind Instruments
  • Transverse Flute
  • Baroque Oboe, Oboe da Caccia
  • Ophicleide, Serpent
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Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds I is a virtual instrument with a library that authentically captures five rare wind instruments from the Renaissance and Baroque periods—the transverse flute, Baroque oboe, oboe da caccia, ophicleide, and serpent. It provides composers and orchestrators with a palette of historical sounds that can be combined to add rich new colors to their arrangements, film scores, music productions, and more.
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Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds I Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Key Features
  • 3Transverse Flute
  • 4Baroque Oboe
  • 5Oboe da Caccia
  • 6Ophicleide
  • 7Serpent

Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds I is a virtual instrument with a library that authentically captures five rare wind instruments from the Renaissance and Baroque periods—the transverse flute, Baroque oboe, oboe da caccia, ophicleide, and serpent. It provides composers and orchestrators with a palette of historical sounds that can be combined to add rich new colors to their arrangements, film scores, music productions, and more.

To help bring a realistic dimension to your performance, Historic Winds I offers a rich assortment of articulations in each preset, including legatos, crescendos & diminuendos, and repetitions, performed in various tempos and dynamics.

The library comprises 19,583 samples and is powered by the included Vienna Instruments player or Vienna Ensemble mixing host.

Note:
Software requires a ViennaKey USB protection device or other USB eLicenser, if one is not already on the system (available separately).

Key Features

  • Recordings of five rare instruments from the Renaissance and Baroque periods—Transverse flute, Baroque oboe, oboe da caccia, ophicleide, and serpent
  • 6.6 GB library with 19,583 samples 
  • Includes Vienna Instruments player and Vienna Ensemble mixing host—fully compatible with Vienna Instruments Pro and Vienna Ensemble Pro (available separately)

Transverse Flute

  • Also known as Baroque flute, flauto traverso, or side-blown flute
  • Reedless woodwind instrument that appeared in the 12th century in central Europe
  • The Baroque flute has just one valve and a limited key range of about 2.5 octaves
  • Body made of ebony, granadilla wood, boxwood, or olive wood produces a warm and soft sound, similar to the recorder

Articulations

  • Staccato
  • Portato short and long
  • Sustained
  • Legato and trill performances
  • Fortepiano, sforzato, sforzatissimo
  • Crescendo and diminuendo 2/3/4 seconds
  • Crescendo-diminuendo 2/4/6 seconds
  • Repetition performances legato, portato, staccato
  • Fast repetitions 140 to 180 BPM, and 200 BPM

Baroque Oboe

  • Also known as hauboit
  • Double-reed woodwind instrument that appeared in the mid-17th century
  • The Baroque oboe has only three keys and covers the soprano range from C1 to D3
  • Higher pitches are produced by overblowing to reach the next harmonic

Articulations

  • Staccato
  • Portato short and long
  • Sustained
  • Legato and trill performances
  • Fortepiano, sforzato, sforzatissimo
  • 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

Oboe da Caccia

  • Looks like a hunting horn with its curved tube and brass bell
  • Covers the alto register of the Baroque oboe
  • Transposed instrument in F—sounds a 5th lower than the oboe

Articulations

  • Staccato
  • Portato short and long
  • Sustained
  • Legato and trill performances
  • Fortepiano, sforzato, sforzatissimo
  • Crescendo and diminuendo 2/3/4 seconds
  • Crescendo-diminuendo 2/4/6 seconds
  • Repetition performances legato, portato, staccato
  • Fast repetitions 140 to 180 BPM, and 200 BPM

Ophicleide

  • Conical-bore brass instrument belonging to the bugle family that is similar to the tuba
  • Invented in 1817 by French instrument maker Jean Hilaire Asté and replaced the serpent—conceived as a “serpent with keys”

Articulations

  • Staccato
  • Portato short and long
  • Sustained
  • Legato and trill performances
  • Sforzato
  • Crescendo and diminuendo 2/3/4 seconds
  • Repetition performances legato, portato, staccato (normal and crescendo)

Serpent

  • Developed in France in the 16th century, covering the bass register of the zink
  • (cornett/cornetto) family of instruments
  • Made from wood covered by leather
  • Round, brass-type mouthpiece is similar to that of a trombone or tuba
  • Instrument has six finger holes rather than valves

Articulations

  • Staccato
  • Portato short and long
  • Sustained
  • Legato
  • Sforzato
  • Repetition performances legato, portato, staccato

Vienna Symphonic Library Historic Winds I Specs

General
Sound TypeBrass, Woodwinds
Supported Plug-In FormatsAAX, AU, RTAS, VST
Standalone OperationYes
Number of Samples19,583
Visual Impairment SupportNo
System Requirements
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
macOS 10.8
macOS 10.9
Memory RequirementWindows, Mac:
2 GB (4 GB Recommended)
Storage RequirementWindows, Mac:
6.6 GB (All Options Installed) 
CPU RequirementWindows:
Intel Core 2 Duo and Faster  
AMD Athlon 64 X2 and Faster  
Mac:
Intel Core 2 Duo and Faster  
Supported USB Authentication DevicesViennaKey
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