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Best Symphony VSTi?

VST, AU, etc. plug-in Virtual Instruments discussion

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ppadru1
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99 posts since 19 Jul, 2007

Postby ppadru1; Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:36 am Best Symphony VSTi?

I've heard alot about the Miroslav Orchestra plugin. Does anyone have any other good suggestions for great full orchestra plugins?
electro
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3297 posts since 5 May, 2002

Postby electro; Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:49 am

Wallander WIWI + a sampled string library.
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Meffy
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20423 posts since 10 Jun, 2004, from Pony Pasture

Postby Meffy; Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:57 am

For what kind of music? A library that sounds great on a concerto grosso probably won't be appropriate for an action film score, and vice versa.
ppadru1
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Postby ppadru1; Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:02 am

I am open to all suggestions! I've heard good things about East West also.
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EvilDragon
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10015 posts since 6 Jan, 2009, from Croatia

Postby EvilDragon; Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:12 am

electro wrote:Wallander WIWI + a sampled string library.


This. String library being either LASS or something from Vienna repertoire.
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Krakatau
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4573 posts since 24 May, 2002, from Bobo-dioulasso\BF__Geneva/CH

Postby Krakatau; Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:17 am

DragonSagoth wrote:
electro wrote:Wallander WIWI + a sampled string library.


This. String library being either LASS or something from Vienna repertoire.


If i'm not mistaken, you've got

- Brass ans woodwinds from WIVI,

- Strings fron LASS or VI,

- you'd need the Orchestral percussions for a complete Symphony orchestra ?

- i'm i wrong ?
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EvilDragon
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10015 posts since 6 Jan, 2009, from Croatia

Postby EvilDragon; Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:25 am

Well he can get Vienna Special Edition bundles to get everything, then he could mix&match with WIVI to get an even thicker sound.
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Krakatau
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4573 posts since 24 May, 2002, from Bobo-dioulasso\BF__Geneva/CH

Postby Krakatau; Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:42 am

- maybe it would be a bit more reasonable to "simply" add an orchestral percussion lib like some dedicated vienna stuff ??

- looks like a huge bundle to me :o !
Armadillo
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1787 posts since 30 Dec, 2002, from London, UK

Postby Armadillo; Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:24 am

Miroslav philharmonik is very dated now and based on 15-ish year old sampling, so to be honest, it's probably one of the least attractive options out there, unless you a) - can get it very cheap (I think some Canadian store was selling it for $99 recently) and you b) - just want to play around with some orchestral sounds, it's not really worth it.
Good quality sampled orchestra instruments don't come cheap so it really depends on your budget?
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