Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

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Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby tavasti » Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:39 am

Has anybody used commercial orchestral libraries in linux? I am familiar with free options Sonatina, No Budget Orchestra and VSCO-2-CO.

But if I would like to have something better, what would be suitable options?
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby d.healey » Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:13 pm

All of my libraries here - https://librewave.com/ - are available as native GNU/Linux VSTs
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby tavasti » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:34 pm

d.healey wrote:All of my libraries here - https://librewave.com/ - are available as native GNU/Linux VSTs

Nice to know! Some of your libraries might intrest me at some point.
For current need you don't seem to have suitable offering. Most important thing for me now would be strings, specially cellos.
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby d.healey » Sun Dec 29, 2019 4:36 pm

If you don't mind using non-free software then why not use Kontakt?
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby bluebell » Sun Dec 29, 2019 4:55 pm

d.healey wrote:All of my libraries here - https://librewave.com/ - are available as native GNU/Linux VSTs


Do you plan to make strings libraries?
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby d.healey » Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:55 pm

bluebell wrote:
d.healey wrote:All of my libraries here - https://librewave.com/ - are available as native GNU/Linux VSTs


Do you plan to make strings libraries?


Yes. I've started work on the solo strings already, I've sampled a concert harp and a violin. Once I've done the solo strings I'll start on sections.
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby tavasti » Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:20 pm

d.healey wrote:If you don't mind using non-free software then why not use Kontakt?

Does it work reliably in Linux? Kontakt player would be ok, but anything requiring full version of Kontakt is out question, just because Kontakt costs more that I am ready to pay :-)
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby d.healey » Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:23 pm

tavasti wrote:
d.healey wrote:If you don't mind using non-free software then why not use Kontakt?

Does it work reliably in Linux? Kontakt player would be ok, but anything requiring full version of Kontakt is out question, just because Kontakt costs more that I am ready to pay :-)

I don't know about Kontakt player. I use full Kontakt 4 and 5, they both run fine. I don't know about K6 though. Aria player also works so maybe check out Garritan Personal Orchestra
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby tavasti » Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:25 pm

d.healey wrote:I don't know about Kontakt player. I use full Kontakt 4 and 5, they both run fine. I don't know about K6 though. Aria player also works so maybe check out Garritan Personal Orchestra

Thanks, Garritan Personal would be on suitable price range for me. I'll consider it.
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby glowrak guy » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:56 am

https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/philharmonik2/

Jordan Rudess at 2016 Namm demos Miroslav
piano first, strings at 4:20, more strings via keyboard spits
at 5:55 harpsicord 8:40 String quartet 12:40
string sections 14:26 brass 18:24 full orchestra 19:40

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwo04yDBhjQ

IK Miroslav Philharmonic $250 euros on sale,

A 10 year old arrangement video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdrUL10gjWY

cellos enter at 2:40 Uses three instances of old Miroslav in cubase,
sounds are much nicer these days, and would likely be used in reaper in wine,
or reaper/bitwig/mixbuss/traction if using LinVst

This video is a 'scratchpad', showing basic sosund/room ideas for building a composition in Miroslav:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceyu11r4p04

so check the demo videos at the IK link/youtube etc. I have a 'lite' version and it works well
using wine and reaper. Install/authorization not a problem
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby d.healey » Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:11 pm

glowrak guy wrote:https://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/philharmonik2/
Jordan Rudess at 2016 Namm demos Miroslav
piano first, strings at 4:20, more strings via keyboard spits
at 5:55 harpsicord 8:40 String quartet 12:40
string sections 14:26 brass 18:24 full orchestra 19:40

Last time I checked it was only possible to control dynamics with velocity so it was impossible to create expressive lines and crescendos. Is this still the case?
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby glowrak guy » Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:32 pm

https://cgi.ikmultimedia.com/ikforum/vi ... hp?t=11043

This is an anouncement page already four years old, with lots of details,
and should be useful when considered with thew Rudess video, from a year later,
where playability was very important.
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby tavasti » Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:07 pm

Sonivox Film Score Companion seems to be now available for really low price. In terms of size in gigabytes, it can't be plain toy. And it seems to get pretty good reviews also. Just downloading demo version of strings to see if it works.

https://www.pluginboutique.com/products ... -Companion
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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby bluebell » Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:22 pm

tavasti wrote:Sonivox Film Score Companion seems to be now available for really low price. In terms of size in gigabytes, it can't be plain toy. And it seems to get pretty good reviews also. Just downloading demo version of strings to see if it works.

https://www.pluginboutique.com/products ... -Companion


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Re: Commercial orchestral libraries in linux?

Postby tavasti » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:59 pm

bluebell wrote:"Getting Started with the iLok License Manager"

No, thanks.

Yeah, that is from where that whole thing started with demo version :-)

See viewtopic.php?f=62&t=20848
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