Patchpool has announced the release of a new sound library for the HALion 6 sampler by Steinberg.
Cornucopia provides a wealth of predominantly wavetable-based patches, produced exclusively for the sound library by re-synthesizing dozens of samples from various acoustic instruments, vocals, percussion and electronic textures.
The sounds focus on warm and moving pads, dark and epic drones, digital hybrids, animated sequences, profound bass and pluck sounds, cinematic textures and soundscapes, crispy mallets and obscure sound effects. Some patches also layer the wavetable synth with Halion’s granular and/or sampling engine, some patches also make use of Halion’s analog synth, a few patches only use the granular and/or sampling oscillators. All presets have a designed Macro interface with a background image, more complex modulation routings are sometimes also assigned to the eight Quick Controls at the bottom of the main interface and the modulation wheel, quite a few presets also make use of aftertouch.
The wav-samples in Cornucopia are a mixture of field recordings, soprano sax tones and phrases, a huge gong recorded open air in a garden, tubular chimes (also recorded in that garden), electronic soundscapes, multi-sampled synth sounds and experimental electronic textures.
All wavetables are embedded in the preset files, yet an additional folder with all wavetables used in Cornucopia (plus some extra ones) is installed with the library, so that the user can easily create new patches using these wavetables.
- 103 tagged presets.
- 155 wavetables (153.1 MB, automatically installed with the library).
- 769.6 MB of original samples (67 wavs / 48 Khz / 24 Bit / stereo).
- 1.03 GB total library size, with all assets (download size 768.5 MB).
Cornucopia for HALion 6 (full version) is available for 42 EUR. The library is also included in a bundle with Aureus Ventus and Sonic Cinema for 135 EUR.