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Street Smart Guide To The Vienna Instruments Player [Downloadable Video Course]

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Running approximately 1 hour 45 minutes, the 20-chapter "Street Smart Guide to the Vienna Instruments Player" (including 3 bonus chapters on the Dimension Strings) is an orchestration/music production approach to learning the Vienna Instruments Player including steps for setting up string, brass and woodwind templates. The Street Smart Guide to the Vienna Instruments Player Video Lecture also shows you the basics of operating the Vienna Instruments Player, integrating the VIP in your sequencing, and music production decisions you need when using the Vienna Instruments Player (assumes basic MIDI knowledge).




The first ten chapters cover the material needed to work with the Vienna Instruments Player as you would with Kontakt and other instrument players. Thereafter, you learn to work with those features of the Vienna Instruments Player that set it apart from other sample players.

Chapters 17-19 cover the basics of a real string ensemble, and how that applies to the Dimension Strings, including creating larger ensembles, smaller ensembles, and divisi sections. Chapter 20 concludes with showing basic audio tools that can be used to get a rich sound from any Vienna library including the Dimension Strings.


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Below is a list of the 20 Chapters for "The Street Smart Guide to the Vienna Instruments Player".

Chapter 1 - The 4 Components of the Vienna Instruments Player
Chapter 2 - MIDI and the Vienna Instruments Player
Chapter 3 - Some VIP Housekeeping Issues
Chapter 4 - The VIP Matrix
Chapter 5 - How the 4 Components Merge In the VIP and Music Production Decisions You Need To Make
Chapter 6 - 2 Live Performance Techniques With the VIP
Chapter 7 - Moving Keyswitches
Chapter 8 - AB Keyswitches
Chapter 9 - Extending the Range of An Individual Instrument
Chapter 10 - Using the Onboard Algorithmic Reverb
Chapter 11 - Beyond the Basics
Chapter 12 - Understanding Presets
Chapter 13 - Building Your First Matrix
Chapter 14 - More Housekeeping Issues
Chapter 15 - Creating Effective Templates For Strings, Brass and Woodwinds
Chapter 16 - Creating the Most Common Orchestral Combinations Within the VIP
Chapter 17 - How Dimension Strings Are Like a Real String Section
Chapter 18 - String Bowings and Building a Larger Section
Chapter 19 - Setting Up Smaller Sections and Divisi Sections
Chapter 20 - Audio Tools For the Vienna Libraries and Dimension Strings


INSTRUCTOR
The Street Smart Guide to The Vienna Instruments Player is taught by Peter Alexander, a 10-year veteran of using the Vienna libraries and who trained many leading Hollywood composers in how to use them. In 2014, Alexander Publishing made the Dimension Strings a part of the Professional Orchestration curriculum. The VSL player is also part of the instruction of the Visual Orchestration trilogy.

Approx. 1 hour 45 mins / 1.14 GB

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