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I'm looking for a string set as or equivalent to the sound and tone of the video link above. Please Help!
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Software exists to turn the audio from a pickup on most instruments into midi information that can then be used to drive a sampler or sound module or sound font, and you could probably get just about that sound from the right combination of those.
Or running the output of a mic or pickup on a violin through a compressor with the right settings could also come very close.
But FM is most likely correct and what you are hearing on that recording is probably a synthesizer and being played via a keyboard or a sequencer rather than an actual violin.
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For sure that was just computer effects being played on a keyboard. I sure have been impressed lately though seeing more and more bands bringing in actual string sections. But if you want to take some shortcuts and sound digital there is a company called Native Instruments that are doing a pretty good job at mimicking real instruments.
LOL, denny, you crack me up. That's what my cheapass Chinese violin sounded like before I move the sound post and brige all over the place. That's why I mentioned that. Before I did that, I was getting ready to knock it apart and put the neck on an old cigar box I have. It's my primary violin now.
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