UVI – IRCAM Solo Instruments 2 v1.0.3 (UVI Workstation, Falcon)

By | February 21, 2024


Publisher: UVI
Website: UVI IRCAM Solo Instruments 2
Quality: 24 bit 48 kHz stereo

Description: 16 Orchestral Instruments Featuring over 500 different playing styles, IRCAM Solo Instruments 2 is a detailed and expressive collection of 16 orchestral instruments, played by professionals and recorded at IRCAM, an internationally recognized institute. Each instrument includes standard playing styles as well as numerous experimental articulations, providing an exquisite creative source for modern composers seeking more natural, specific and varied instrumental sounds. IRCAM Solo Instruments 2 allows you to go beyond classic playing styles by adding depth and a whole new level of detail.

Whether you’re looking for a bank of classic orchestral instruments or want to take your projects to the next level, IRCAM Solo Instruments 2 is a remarkable collection that features brand-new instrumental samples and unrivaled sound quality.

Drawing on decades of experience and research in the field of acoustics and sound recording, UVI and IRCAM brought together the best musicians, artistic directors and engineers to create IRCAM Solo Instruments 2. After many years of work, we are proud to present this collection that harmoniously combines traditional and experimental techniques . The world’s historic instruments are put into the hands of modern musicians in this ultra-comprehensive collection, revealing the full sonic capabilities of these precious instruments.

In this version 2, we have modernized IRCAM Solo’s powerful collection of tools, introducing numerous improvements to both functionality and workflow. This includes the scripting engine, sound samples, as well as gameplay, control and expression capabilities, as well as ease of use thanks to a completely new graphical interface.

– An improved script engine allows you to enjoy different playing and expression modes, including legato, portamento, polyphonic legato and portamento, which can now be controlled using the modulation wheel. –
New playing mode for string instruments, allowing the user to play instruments with virtual hand position. for an even more natural expression
– Brand new GUI that improves aesthetics and ease of use
– New support for MPE and Polyphonic Aftertouch
– Improved sound sample bank offering cleaner sustains
– Improved presets and key switch groups
– Improvement of the linked section on dynamics
– Improved envelopes (more natural response)
– Improved effects section

With over 550 playing techniques, including classical, experimental and advanced styles, IRCAM Solo Instruments 2 boasts unrivaled range and depth. Experience the unique and complex timbre of each instrument with pinpoint precision. All playing techniques are covered, including polyphony, brass, body percussion, drones and crushes, as well as transitions such as Sul Tasto, Ordinario and Ordinario to Sul Ponticello.

New and old worlds
With over 400 presets, you have instant access to a wide range of instrumental variations. Easily switch between classic and modern techniques to find the ones that work best for your music. Italian names most often represent traditional styles, while English names tend to represent modern methods.

Built for performance
IRCAM Solo Instruments 2 takes great advantage of key switch groups so you can easily move between different instrument tones. Some groups also include options specific to their category, notably strings recorded in sequence, a method that allows for optimal control of timbre by allowing you to select, thanks to a key switch, the string on which you want to play a note.

More comfort when playing
The all-new graphical interface significantly improves the aesthetics and usability of IRCAM Solo Instruments 2, placing all the necessary elements on a modern, intuitive and clearly organized panel. From a new interface dedicated to key switches to redesigned game and effects sections, the new design makes it easier and more streamlined to use all tools.

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