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Virtual Drumline Demystified (Direct Download)

An onscreen training course for using Virtual Drumline with Finale or Sibelius
Duration: Over 5 hours
Delivery Method: Direct Download
Product ID : TSPDVD-03DL
Price: $29.00
Item #: TSPDVD-03DL



Description

Learn how to harness the power of Virtual Drumline™ within Finale® and Sibelius®.

Virtual Drumline™ Demystified is a comprehensive onscreen training course designed specifically for composers and arrangers seeking to unlock the full potential of the world’s foremost marching and concert percussion sample library, Virtual Drumline™.*

Join friendly VDL expert Bryan Harmsen (Visaudio Designs) as he takes you on a step-by-step journey through the basics, setup, and real-world use of this amazing arsenal of percussive samples in conjunction with the two leading software notation programs, Finale® and Sibelius®.*

Just a few of the things you’ll learn:

  • Overview of VDL instruments and features
  • Tour of the Kontakt Player™ interface
  • Setting up VDL within a template †
  • How to manipulate your marching battery sounds
  • How to gain greater control over your dynamic expression
  • Tons of percussion specific info on using Finale® and Sibelius®.

These days people expect great percussion recordings when collaborating with other designers. This training course will help you bring your ideas to life with true professional quality!

Chapter listing: (click the links to view free videos)


PRIMER LESSONS duration

Welcome Introduction 01m 44s

VDL Installation

Macintosh Installation

03m 41s
Windows Installation 04m 20s
VST Placement (Windows) 02m 38s
Authorizing and Updating 03m 10s

General Introduction
Intro to Computer Audio/MIDI 07m 52s
VDL Overview/What do I need? 07m 57s
Kontakt Player Tour 13m 53s
VDL Instruments and Features 18m 31s
Memory Management 04m 31s
About Templates 04m 03s

Getting Help
Where to go for Help 02m 16s

SIBELIUS® LESSONS

Getting Started in Sibelius duration

About Sibelius Soundworld

04m 14s
Sound Sets 03m 13s
Playback Configurations 18m 30s
Score Setup I 02m 15s
Score Setup II 08m 24s
Sibelius Help 01m 34s

Entering Music
Pitched Note Entry 04m 33s
Unpitched Entry (MIDI) 01m 58s
Unpitched Entry (QWERTY) 02m 34s
Unpitched Entry (LH/RH) 03m 16s

Drumline Battery
Basic Entry I

05m 51s

Basic Entry II 02m 23s
Basic Entry III 04m 18s
Buzz Rolls and Crushes 05m 42s
Flams 01m 30s

Marching Cymbals
Basic Concepts 04m 27s
Timing Adjustments 03m 03s
On/Off Triggering 03m 02s

Text in Sibelius
Introduction 03m 09s
Entering Stickings 03m 31s
Technique Text 06m 44s
Expression/Dynamics 05m 35s

Instrument Changes
Instrument Changes 07m 43s

Rolls & Tremolos
Overview 01m 50s
Suspended Cymbals 06m 44s

Volume and Velocity
Explanation 03m 00s
Accents and Taps I 02m 48s
Accents and Taps II 06m 21s

FINALE® LESSONS

Getting Started in Finale duration

Installing Template Files

03m 50s

Finale Help 01m 44s
New Score/Finale Primer 03m 33s
Score Setup 05m 52s
Instrument List 04m 24s
Loading Sounds 07m 16s

Entering Music
Pitched Note Entry 05m 55s
Unpitched Note Entry 03m 21s
Unpitched RH/LH Entry 05m 03s

Drumline Battery
Basic Entry I 02m 23s
Basic Entry II 03m 07s
Basic Entry III 04m 36s
Buzz Rolls & Crushes 06m 22s

Marching Cymbals
Basic Concepts 06m 34s
Timing Adjustments 04m 58s
On/Off Triggering 03m 50s

Text & Expressions
Text Tool 01m 57s
Dynamics 04m 14s
Entering Stickings 02m 20s

Changing Instruments
Changing Instruments with Layers 04m 03s
Changing Instruments with Banks 06m 44s
Changing Instruments with Expression Tool 03m 00s
Pitched to Unpitched Instrument Changes 04m 02s

Ornaments & Flams
Human Playback Overview 03m 54s
Rolls and Tremolos 03m 29s
Suspended Cymbals 02m 23s
Grace Notes/Flams 02m 27s

Velocities
Velocity vs. Volume 03m 09s
Key Velocities I (basic velocity manipulation) 02m 17s
Key Velocities II (other velocity features) 02m 48s

To view these lessons, you will need a computer (Mac or Windows) with a DVD-ROM drive and Flash Player installed. It will not play in a commercial set top DVD player.

* Sold separately. Tutorials cover the full versions of these programs only.
† Sold separately. Go to The Write Score for details.

System Requirements

You will need a Mac or PC computer with at least 7GB disk space to use this product. To view these lessons, you will need a computer (Mac or Windows) with Flash Player installed.

Note: ALL video tutorials are based on using a template from The Write Score (sold separately). Please visit www.thewritescore.com for more info.

Description

Learn how to harness the power of Virtual Drumline™ within Finale® and Sibelius®.

Virtual Drumline™ Demystified is a comprehensive onscreen training course designed specifically for composers and arrangers seeking to unlock the full potential of the world’s foremost marching and concert percussion sample library, Virtual Drumline™.*

Join friendly VDL expert Bryan Harmsen (Visaudio Designs) as he takes you on a step-by-step journey through the basics, setup, and real-world use of this amazing arsenal of percussive samples in conjunction with the two leading software notation programs, Finale® and Sibelius®.*

Just a few of the things you’ll learn:

  • Overview of VDL instruments and features
  • Tour of the Kontakt Player™ interface
  • Setting up VDL within a template †
  • How to manipulate your marching battery sounds
  • How to gain greater control over your dynamic expression
  • Tons of percussion specific info on using Finale® and Sibelius®.

These days people expect great percussion recordings when collaborating with other designers. This training course will help you bring your ideas to life with true professional quality!

Chapter listing: (click the links to view free videos)


PRIMER LESSONS duration

Welcome Introduction 01m 44s

VDL Installation

Macintosh Installation

03m 41s
Windows Installation 04m 20s
VST Placement (Windows) 02m 38s
Authorizing and Updating 03m 10s

General Introduction
Intro to Computer Audio/MIDI 07m 52s
VDL Overview/What do I need? 07m 57s
Kontakt Player Tour 13m 53s
VDL Instruments and Features 18m 31s
Memory Management 04m 31s
About Templates 04m 03s

Getting Help
Where to go for Help 02m 16s

SIBELIUS® LESSONS

Getting Started in Sibelius duration

About Sibelius Soundworld

04m 14s
Sound Sets 03m 13s
Playback Configurations 18m 30s
Score Setup I 02m 15s
Score Setup II 08m 24s
Sibelius Help 01m 34s

Entering Music
Pitched Note Entry 04m 33s
Unpitched Entry (MIDI) 01m 58s
Unpitched Entry (QWERTY) 02m 34s
Unpitched Entry (LH/RH) 03m 16s

Drumline Battery
Basic Entry I

05m 51s

Basic Entry II 02m 23s
Basic Entry III 04m 18s
Buzz Rolls and Crushes 05m 42s
Flams 01m 30s

Marching Cymbals
Basic Concepts 04m 27s
Timing Adjustments 03m 03s
On/Off Triggering 03m 02s

Text in Sibelius
Introduction 03m 09s
Entering Stickings 03m 31s
Technique Text 06m 44s
Expression/Dynamics 05m 35s

Instrument Changes
Instrument Changes 07m 43s

Rolls & Tremolos
Overview 01m 50s
Suspended Cymbals 06m 44s

Volume and Velocity
Explanation 03m 00s
Accents and Taps I 02m 48s
Accents and Taps II 06m 21s

FINALE® LESSONS

Getting Started in Finale duration

Installing Template Files

03m 50s

Finale Help 01m 44s
New Score/Finale Primer 03m 33s
Score Setup 05m 52s
Instrument List 04m 24s
Loading Sounds 07m 16s

Entering Music
Pitched Note Entry 05m 55s
Unpitched Note Entry 03m 21s
Unpitched RH/LH Entry 05m 03s

Drumline Battery
Basic Entry I 02m 23s
Basic Entry II 03m 07s
Basic Entry III 04m 36s
Buzz Rolls & Crushes 06m 22s

Marching Cymbals
Basic Concepts 06m 34s
Timing Adjustments 04m 58s
On/Off Triggering 03m 50s

Text & Expressions
Text Tool 01m 57s
Dynamics 04m 14s
Entering Stickings 02m 20s

Changing Instruments
Changing Instruments with Layers 04m 03s
Changing Instruments with Banks 06m 44s
Changing Instruments with Expression Tool 03m 00s
Pitched to Unpitched Instrument Changes 04m 02s

Ornaments & Flams
Human Playback Overview 03m 54s
Rolls and Tremolos 03m 29s
Suspended Cymbals 02m 23s
Grace Notes/Flams 02m 27s

Velocities
Velocity vs. Volume 03m 09s
Key Velocities I (basic velocity manipulation) 02m 17s
Key Velocities II (other velocity features) 02m 48s

To view these lessons, you will need a computer (Mac or Windows) with a DVD-ROM drive and Flash Player installed. It will not play in a commercial set top DVD player.

* Sold separately. Tutorials cover the full versions of these programs only.
† Sold separately. Go to The Write Score for details.

System Requirements

You will need a Mac or PC computer with at least 7GB disk space to use this product. To view these lessons, you will need a computer (Mac or Windows) with Flash Player installed.

Note: ALL video tutorials are based on using a template from The Write Score (sold separately). Please visit www.thewritescore.com for more info.



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