Here you will find everything related to the installation, activation, updates, release notes and manuals of our Virtual Instruments and Applications.
Product & License Management
- I Don't Hear a Difference When Adjusting the "Players Accuracy" Parameter... Is It Not Working?
- Why Are There Few Presets for the Strings Sections?
- Can I Use the Room Simulator for SWAM Solo Instruments?
- Can I Reuse a MIDI Preset Created with SWAM Solo Instruments?
- I Can't Achieve a "Scratch" Sound Effect Like in Solo Instruments, Is That Correct? / Increasing Bow Pressure Doesn't Produce a Scratch Sound Like in Solo Instruments.
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Grow Your Knowledge
- Ensure the Divisi Number Is Different When Adding Multiple Sections of the Same Instruments Playing at Unison
- Why Do I Sometimes Hear Portamento, Especially in Fast Runs? / How to Control and Limit Portamento in SWAM String Sections.
- Experiencing CPU Issues When Running Multiple Instances of SWAM String Section. / Is My Computer Powerful Enough for SWAM String Sections?
I Can't Achieve a "Scratch" Sound Effect Like in Solo Instruments, Is That Correct? / Increasing Bow Pressure Doesn't Produce a Scratch Sound Like in Solo Instruments.
Certainly. It's accurate to note that producing "scratch" or "sul tasto" effects, commonly associated with solo string instruments, is not a typical technique in the context of an orchestra.
In orchestral playing, it's relatively uncommon to create the scratching sound you might associate with soloists. SWAM String Sections does provide a broad range of Bow Pressure settings for an orchestral section. However, it's essential to understand that the focus of orchestral playing is on achieving a balanced and harmonious ensemble sound rather than emphasizing individual special effects.
While you may have the flexibility to adjust Bow Pressure in SWAM String Sections, these settings are primarily designed to enhance the expressiveness and articulation of the section as a whole, rather than to replicate the unique sounds associated with solo playing.
In summary, while you may not achieve the same level of "scratch" effect as in solo instruments, the provided range of Bow Pressure settings allows for versatile expression within the context of a symphonic orchestra. The emphasis here is on capturing the authentic sound and dynamics of a full orchestral section rather than individualistic effects.