ILIO Entertainments (Malibu, Calif.) announced that it has beenappointed exclusive distributor for the forthcoming orchestral samplelibraries from Vienna Symphonic Library in the Americas. The completeedition will comprise up to 1.5 million tones and tone sequences, whichare played by world-class musicians and captured with state-of-the-artrecording technology. The products are set to be unveiled at theOctober AES in Vienna Symphonic Library’s soundproof “symphonic booth.”The first offering, Orchestra Cube (price TBA), will contain 48Gigabytes with more than 54,000 samples.
Recorded at 96 kHz and 24-bit, this orchestral sample library willbe released initially for Emagic’s EXS24 and Tascam’s GigaStudioplatforms.
The first release on DVD-ROM will feature over 100,000 samples andwill be followed by editions on hard disk.
According to ILIO, the samples are devoid of background noise (80 to100dB signal-to-noise ratio) and have absolute clarity. Recorded instereo throughout with full mono compatibility, the release featuresorchestral sounds from epic Hollywood film music to chamberarrangements or solo pieces. Additionally, special mappings make iteasy for the user to adjust the timing and note lengths within theperformance elements and to manipulate them in real time.
On the Vienna Symphonic Library’s Website (www.vsl.co.at), userscan find technical hints, tips for arranging and guidelines on how toachieve the perfect mix, as well as demos of individual instruments,small ensembles and full orchestras.