8Dio has announced the release of Lacrimosa - 200 Person Epic Choir, a new Kontakt format instrument claimed to be the biggest choir ever sampled, with an introductory price of $499 (goes to $599 on 8/1).
Lacrimosa is produced by Academy Award, TEC and G.A.N.G Award Winning Composer and Producer, Troels Folmann. The Lacrimosa Choir consists of 70 Basses, 60 Tenors, 40 Altos and 30 Sopranos – in essence following the concept of a pyramid like structure – with a rich heavy bottom and shining bright top. It generates a perfect balance – where the deeper/lower parts of the choir are capable of matching the shiny/higher ranges.
The Lacrimosa Choir was recorded in the same large orchestral hall used for exclusive V8P series and 8Dio CAGE & AGE – and contains three microphone positions (Mixed, Decca & Far). The Choir contains a wealth of deep-sampled articulations and a variety of new and advanced articulations never used in any existing choir libraries.
The True Layered Legato contains velocity based legatos – meaning you get a completely smooth legato experience depending on how hard you play the keys – from very soft and slurred to fast, strong and epic. The new advanced Multi-Vowels allows you to create complete realistic sentences for the choir. The multi-vowels were recorded in different dynamics, so you can have the choir go from soft to larger then life epic. We also created a new advanced word/phrase sequencer that allows you to sequence advanced strings of words and phrases.
Lacrimosa also contains wealth of deep-sampled core articulations, including 24 different staccatos, 8 sustain types at multiple dynamics, 11 different power marcatos, 10 different expressive arcs, a large section of non-tonal vowels that allows you to create new words by blending muted sounds with the tonals. Lacrimosa also include Choral FX and our new Chaos FX system.
Lacrimosa Choir was recorded in one of the greatest symphony halls in the world and contains 96kHz, 3 microphone positions (Mixed, Decca, Far). The custom built UI system for Lacrimosa was built from scratch and contains over 35.000 lines of code giving you the ultimate experience in ease, flexibility and playability, including the new flexible word/phrase builder.
Lacrimosa Epic Choir Overview:
- Next-Generation Epic Choir w/ 200 Singers.
- Male Section (Basses and Tenors).
- Female Section (Alto and Sopranos).
- 3 Microphone Positions (Mixed, Decca, Far).
- Deep-Sampled w/ +16.500 Samples.
- Direct download / Cloud Server System.
- Product only available as download.
- True Layered Legato.
- 48 New Multi-Vowel Types at different speeds & dynamics.
- 48 Staccato Types.
- 16 Sustain Types (multiple dynamics).
- 22 Marcato Types.
- 20 Expressive Arc Types.
- Requires the full retail version of Kontakt.
Learn more about 8Dio Lacrimosa at: 8dio.com/lacrimosa
New Multi-Vowels Video Demonstration: www.YouTube.com/watch?v=S-M42VKt1ms
True Legato Video Demonstration: www.YouTube.com/watch?v=ZPG1qXTYYIc