Emergence Audio launch Viola Textures library

The newest addition to Emergence Audio’s Textures pattern library collection has arrived, finishing the string line-up with its last part: the viola. As with the earlier releases within the vary, Viola Textures takes a completely different method to conventional string libraries, using the corporate’s Infinite Movement Engine and Non-Static Sampling method to create fascinating, evolving pad sounds from the supply samples.

Developed by Emergence Audio’s founder Michael Vignola, Non-Static Sampling introduces delicate variations to performed notes over a lengthy time period, an method which they are saying helps to create recent, emotive and dynamic sounds that provide an fascinating tonal character while retaining the pure qualities of an acoustic instrument. Together with the opposite members of the Textures household, the library guarantees to cowl a big selection of musical genres, and is really useful for TV, movie and online game scoring and sound design, in addition to neo-classical, ambient, drone, mediation music and way more.

The newest instalment contains 26 conventional articulations carried out by Elise Frawley, a New York-based violist who specialises in performing and recording classical, modern and pop music. Patches encompass two blendable layers every with their very own impartial settings, and over 100 parameters together with envelopes, filters and modulation sections make it attainable to create a big vary of customized sounds, with greater than 160 presets included to offer inspirational beginning factors.

“I discover the Emergence Audio devices to be a breath of recent air within the realm of sampled strings. There’s a stage of emotion and texture in these sounds that I discover to be extremely inspiring and actual. They’re now an indispensable a part of my writing template.” – Atli Övarsson, composer, ‘Silo’, ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’, ‘Defending Jacob’


Viola Textures runs in Native Devices’ Kontakt or Kontakt Participant model 6.7 or later, which is supported on PCs working Home windows 10 or 11, and Macs working macOS 10.14 and above. VST, VST3, AU and AAX plug-in variations can be found, and there may be additionally a standalone model. 3.44GB of disk area is required.

Pricing & Availability

Viola Textures is accessible now, and is presently (1 February 2024) being supplied at an introductory worth of $65 USD, decreased from its full price of $99.



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