Ableton Orchestra

Orchestral Instrument Collection includes Strings, Brass, Woodwinds and Percussion      07/05/08
Ableton Orchestra


Ableton tell us that their new Orchestral Instrument Collection produced in partnership with SONiVOX, brings rich symphony sound to Ableton Live, combining Orchestral Strings, Brass, Woodwinds and Percussion in a comprehensive bundle.
The company say that each instrument has been painstakingly recorded in a number of velocities and articulations, employing the expertise of world-class musicians, engineers and producers. A spokesperson had this to say, “Grab your baton and create authentic, expressive orchestral arrangements within the familiar environment of Ableton Live - quickly and easily. And underneath the hood, Live's SmartPriming technology manages system resources efficiently, giving you big orchestral sounds with a minimum of CPU action.�
Key Features
  • All instruments are meticulously multisampled in a variety of velocities and articulations.
  • All instruments are perfectly integrated into Ableton Live's workflow. Instruments are loaded via Simpler, which is included with Live 7.
  • All instruments take advantage of SmartPriming, Live 7's new resource-efficient sample engine, allowing users to work with an impressive number of instruments in their compositions.
  • Includes special Rack versions of each instrument, with all articulations switchable via a single macro control in real time for maximum playability.
  • Each instrument includes versions for high-quality production and CPU conservation.
The Orchestral Instrument Collection includes:
    Orchestral Strings:A comprehensive selection of naturally rich and dynamic stringed instruments. Features solo and ensemble violin, viola, cello and double bass, all recorded in their natural positions within the orchestra, complete with a number of articulations.
    Orchestral Brass:A thorough set of vivid and colorful brass instruments. Features solo and ensemble French horn, trombone, trumpet and tuba, with a unique set of articulations in multiple section sizes.
    Orchestral Woodwinds:Delivers a variety of clear and vibrant wind instruments. Features solo and ensemble flute, clarinet, bassoon, oboe and English horn with a broad selection of articulations.
    Orchestral Percussion:Captures the true essence of symphonic percussion instruments in pristine quality. Features vibraphone, marimba, xylophone, crotales, glockenspiel, tubular bells, cymbals and timpani with a variety of articulations.
Pricing and Availability:
The Orchestral Instrument Collection can be purchased for EUR 499/USD 599 from the Ableton Shop. More information:
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