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Fable Sounds Broadway Big Band Mac PC Jazz Instrument

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  • Model: FableBBBKDD
  • Manufactured by: Fable Sounds

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This product is delivered by download. We have an excellent relationship with Fable Sounds and should receive the license code to complete your order within 24 hours. However, if you're ordering after 6:00PM PDT weekdays or on weekends, we'll process your order the next business day.

Delivering supreme content and groundbreaking technological innovation Fable Sounds is proud to bring you Broadway Big Band - Kontakt Edition, a whopping 100 Gigabyte Virtual Instrument. Broadway Big Band - Kontakt Edition puts the most detailed, realistic, versatile, and playable, character filled wind & rhythm section instruments at your fingertips. Broadway Big Band is an indispensable tool for creating Jazz, Funk, Pop, Blues, R&B, Latin, Hip-Hop, and much more…

This instruemtn enables composers, producers and arrangers to achieve real sounding Brass & Woodwind sound in a non-orchestral setting.  These are not tweaked classical horns! The Broadway Big Band™ combines technological innovation and exceptional musicians in creating the most detailed, flexible and intuitive non-orchestral multi-sample library, and it's doing so in the form of a revolutionary virtual instrument.

Instruments & Articulations

*The following are the lists of instruments and articulations included in the first edition of the Broadway Big Band™ series. Additional instruments and articulations will be available on future editions.

The Broadway Big Band™ instruments are divided into 2 groups:
Polyphonic instruments & Legato instruments
(using the Broadway Performer™)


LEGATO INSTRUMENTS:
(including real prerecorded note-transitions using the Broadway Performer™)

TRUMPETS:

- Solo (Bb) Trumpet

TROMBONES:

- Solo Tenor Trombone

SAXOPHONES & WOODWINDS:

- Soprano Saxophone

- Alto Saxophone

- Tenor Saxophone

- Baritone Saxophone

- Clarinet

RHYTHM SECTION:

- HH prerecorded legatos for perfect realism in transitions between the 5 levels of openness.

 

POLYPHONIC INSTRUMENTS:

TRUMPETS:

- Solo (Bb) Trumpet 1

- Solo (Bb) Trumpet 2

TROMBONES:

- Solo Tenor Trombone

SAXOPHONES & WOODWINDS:

- Soprano Saxophone

- Alto Saxophone 1

- Alto Saxophone 2

- Tenor Saxophone 1

- Tenor Saxophone 2

- Baritone Saxophone

- Clarinet

RHYTHM SECTION:

- Upright Bass

- Banjo

- Ukulele

- Drum-kits

- Xylophone

- Latin Percussion

 

ARTICULATIONS for Wind Instruments (Partial list) :
*Most of the Articulations of the Broadway Big Band instruments include multiple alternate samples for improved realism.

- Sustains (Various Dynamics) : >With Normal Vibrato > No Vibrato > Deep Vibrato > Progressive Vibrato

- Sforzando (Various Dynamics)

- Staccato (Various Dynamics)

- Staccatissimo (Various Dynamics)

- Falls (Up & Down) + Various speeds

- Flutter Tonguing

- Growling

- Rip into note

- Smear / Glide into note

- Plunger (Wah-Wah effects) : Various patterns + Static positions

- Shakes

- Triplets

- Grace Notes

- Alternate Fingering

- Mutes (Trumpet & Trombone)* : > Straight Mute > Harmon Mute > Cup Mute > Bucket

 

NOTE TRANSITIONS (Partial list) :

- Legato

- Glissando

- Rip Portamento

- Chromatic Runs

- Smear Legato

- All the above note transitions recorded both into sustained notes and into short notes, most in various dynamic layers.

- All wind instruments were recorded in at least 4 microphone positions, to provide various sound choices.

* Not all articulations available for all instruments.

 

ARTICULATIONS for Upright Bass:

Pizzicato Articulations:

- Sustains no vibrato

- Sustain with vibrato

- Short notes - half muted

- Muted

- Slap

- Glissandos (various intervals)

- Bend into note (both up and down)

 

ARTICULATIONS for Banjo:

- Staccato (Down stoke) - Various dynamics

- Staccato (Up stoke) - Various dynamics

- Sustain (Down stroke) - Various dynamics

- Sustain (Up stroke) - Various dynamics

- Muted (Down stoke) - Various dynamics

- Muted (Up stoke) - Various dynamics

- Half Muted (Down stoke)

- String muting release samples

- Grace notes

 

ARTICULATIONS for Ukulele:

- Sustain (Down stroke) - Various dynamics

- Sustain (Up stroke) - Various dynamics

- Muted (Down stoke) - Various dynamics

- Muted (Up stoke) - Various dynamics

 

ARTICULATIONS for Drums:

- Kick drum
(normal + Gain up)

- Snare drum
(Center, off-center, rim-shot, rim, buzz-roll-components, double-hit, stick-click, roll-to-hit, cross-stick, various brush swishes)

- Tom x2
(Center, rim-shot, rim, muted)

- Floor drum
(center, rim, muted)

- HH
(Edge, tip, open, half-open, loose, closed, tightly-closed, splash, stomp, legato-stomp-from-open, legato-stomp-with-hit-from-open.)

- Cymbals X5
(16"Crash, 19"Crash, 20"K-Ride, Crash-Ride, Splash. Tip, Edge, Bell, Harmonics, Scrapes)

 

Up to 16 dynamic levels for each (sometimes more)

Right & Left hand versions + Alternate samples

Sticks / Brushes

Various areas of the drums and cymbals (center, off-center, rim-shot, rim, cross, edge, tip, bell...)

 

& more...

 

ARTICULATIONS for Xylophone :

Plastic Mallets - single stokes + Alternates in 4 dynamic layers (PP, MP, MF, FF)

Plastic Mallets - single stokes - Muted + Alternates in 4 dynamic layers (PP, MP, MF, FF)

Plastic Mallets - Scrapes

Plastic Mallets - Glissando effects

Soft Rubber Mallets - single stokes + Alternates in 4 dynamic layers (PP, MP, MF, FF)

Soft Rubber Mallets - single stokes - Muted + Alternates in 4 dynamic layers (PP, MP, MF, FF)

Soft Rubber Mallets - Scrapes

Soft Rubber Mallets - Glissando effects

 

ARTICULATIONS for Hand Percussions :

- Congas

- Bongos

- Timbalitos

- Cowbells

- Agogo

- Woodblocks

- Claves

- Castanets

- Ratchet

- and more...

Drums were recorded in drumset position, using 25 microphones onto hi-definition multi-track-channels at 192KHz and were down-converted to 44.1KHz and mixed-down to stereo to improve usability.

Xylophone was recorded using 3 stereophonic microphone setups (Top, Buttom & Room).

Hand Percussions were recorded separately using 3 stereophonic microphone setups (Close, Loose & Room).

System Compatibility

The "Broadway Big Band™ - Kontakt Edition" virtual instrument is powered by the powerful Kontakt™4 Player by Native Instruments, offering the most advanced sample-playing engine available today.

As such, the Broadway Big Band - Kontakt Edition virtual instruments enjoy great reliability, high-performance, and can work with any DAW you might have.
It supports:

- Stand alone

- VST ®

- Audui Units™

- RTAS ® (Pro Tools® 8 or higher)

- ASIO™

- Core Audio™

- DirectSound®

- WASAPI™


Kontakt™4 works on both PC & MAC.
On the Mac, it requires Leopard (OS X 10.5) or newer.







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