Cinesamples has announced the release of CineOrch v2, an update to the orchestral mockup enhancer for the professional composer.
While in the midst of our CineOrch Version 2 update, we decided to throw in some free additional content for you all. We’ve introduced the Vivaldi tremolos, which includes sul ponticello and regular tremolos, dynamic blending, and high cello and low violin blending. In addition to this new sample set, we’ve updated the original CineOrch library.
Changes in CineOrch v2
Rebuilding of ALL the loops for long notes, so there are no longer any dips in the loop points.
Removal of stage noises in the samples.
Balancing of high frequency problems.
Use of alternate methods to remove bad notes.
New Vivaldi Tremolos sample set:
Switch between sul ponticello and regular tremolos.
Use dynamic blending.
Have the ability to blend high cellos with low violins (you decide how much of each instrument you want to use).
CineOrch for Kontakt (full version 4+ required) is currently available to purchase for $99 USD (regular $149 USD). The update is free to current CineOrch users.
Cinesamples has announced the release of version 2 of Piano in Blue, a sample library for Native Instruments Kontakt, featuring a historic 1949 Steinway D piano.
Piano in Blue is an exceptional instrument with great history, and we are thrilled to announce some updates that make this piano sound even better, along with some options that allow you greater control.
The Steinway D Concert Grand featured in Piano in Blue was used in recordings at Columbia Records 30th Street Studios in the 50′s and 60′s, notably including Glenn Gould’s “Goldberg Variations” and “Kind of Blue” by Miles Davis.
Changes in Piano in Blue 2
Latency – Added a Sample Start knob, which will allow you to cut into the sample by 20ms. This feature will remove the hammer and finger noise of the instrument.
Tape Sample Replacement – All the samples were re-recorded through a physical Studer tape machine, and all samples have been replaced in the tape setting
De-noising – Extensive de-noising of all Version 1 Direct samples. Additionally, noise from F4 Velocity 101-110 has been removed.
Velocity 90-110 – issues with this velocity being too quiet have been fixed.
Added CC11 (Expression) control.
The Piano in Blue library is available to purchase for $99 USD. Full version of Kontakt 4.2+ required.
Cinesamples has announced the release of its flagship orchestral library CineWinds CORE, the first installment of the CineWinds Series recorded at the world famous SONY Pictures Scoring Stage under the watchful eye of master engineer Dennis Sands (The Avengers, The Shawshank Redemption, Back to the Future, Forrest Gump, American Beauty).
CineWinds CORE covers the principal instruments of the orchestral wind section in stunning detail and unparalleled recording precision.
Each instrument was meticulously sampled to capture the perfect imperfections which subtly breathes life into your mockup. And as always we brought our intense focus to make these instruments incredibly simple and intuitive to use.
CineWinds CORE will earn a permanent place in your template.
CineWinds CORE features
13GB+ (in compressed format).
Includes articulations and true legato patches for Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon.
Designed for Kontakt (requires full version of Kontakt).
Walk through of the features of the CineWinds CORE library for Kontakt.
The CineWinds CORE library is available to purchase for the introductory price of $299 USD (regular $399 USD).
Cinesamples has announced Hollywood Scoring, an online service offering remote orchestral recording in Los Angeles.
Hollywood Scoring provides remote access to the same legendary resources used everyday by industry leading scoring artists. A complete one stop solution, to composers anywhere in the world.
We offer musician contracting, stage booking, engineering, orchestration and copying services. Anything from small groups in small to medium sized stages, up to full orchestra and choir in any one of Hollywood’s three big scoring stages (SONY/MGM, FOX or Warner Bros.). All you need to do is submit an mp3 and midi file of your music, and we can do the rest.