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Alexander Publishing Releases Alex North Film Scoring Series With Cues and Video Instruction

Alexander Publishing, working with the North Family, releases the Alex North Film Scoring Series featuring newly engraved scores in concert key of actual film cues of Academy Award winning A-list composer Alex North

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Alexander Publishing Releases New Video Lecture Course, Scoring Stages: Bruckner and Film Orchestration

Petersburg, VA (October 15, 2013) – Alexander Publishing, working with the Bruckner Society of America, has released it’s newest video lecture course, Scoring Stages: Bruckner and Film Orchestration, the first course ever to show the influence of Bruckner’s scoring techniques in film composition

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VSL’s New MIRx Makes VSL Mixing a Cinch

Peter Alexander reviews Vienna Symphonic Library’s New MIRx

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Professional Orchestration Review: Vienna Dimension Violins

Peter Alexander reviews Vienna Dimension Violins

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Professional Orchestration Review: LASS Sordinos

Peter Alexander reviews LASS Legato Sordinos

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Albion: A Professional Orchestration Review

Peter Alexander reviews Albion, the newest orchestral brainchild from Spitfire Audio

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Hollywood Brass: First Review

Peter Alexander reviews Hollywood Brass Diamond

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Hollywood Strings Gold: A Professional Orchestration Pre-Review

Peter Alexander conducts a pre-review of Hollywood Strings Gold

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CineBrass: View From a Vid

Peter Alexander reviews the new CineSamples library, CineBrass

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What’s a Convolution Reverb? Ernest Cholakis Explains

Peter Alexander interviews Ernest Cholakis about his orchestral reverbs for Vienna Suite

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Chris Stone’s 70 DVZ Strings – A Long Time Comin’

Peter Alexander talks about his view of the new DVZ Strings virtual instrument

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L.A. Scoring Strings Lite Now Available For Digital Download

Audiobro releases L.A. Scoring Strings Lite and L.A. Scoring Strings First Chair Solo Strings sample libraries available for immediate download

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L.A. Scoring Strings Sample Library Released

The new L.A. Scoring Strings sample library has been released including early-purchase discounts and online demos.

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EastWest Snags Award Winning Engineer Shawn Murphy For New Hollywood Strings Library

EastWest has announced that Academy Award winning recording engineer Shawn Murphy was retained to record the company’s new Hollywood Strings Virtual Instrument, the newest addition to the PLAY software instrument family of products.

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Orange Tree Samples Releases Iconic Bass: Jaco

Orange Tree Samples has released “Iconic Bass: Jaco”, its fifth sample library, in honor of the late Jaco Pastorius

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L.A. Scoring Strings Pre-Release Manual Available

The pre-release manual to the much-awaited L.A. Scoring Strings library is now available

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Wavelore Releases New Pedal Steel Guitar in Kontakt Format

Canadian soundware developer Wavelore Instruments has announced the release of their long-awaited Pedal Steel Guitar virtual instrument for Native Instruments’ Kontakt software sampler

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Project SAM Orchestral Brass Classic 1.1 Update

Project SAM has released an update to their orchestral brass sample library

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Ever so quietly, the Vienna Symphonic Library breaks ground – again.

VSL advances the ball with their new Vienna Effects Suite and a major problem/solution update to their Vienna Ensemble 3 that have most composers singing, “c’mon get happy.”

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Composers Are Not Recession Proof

Sample Developers, DAW makers and others beware – even composers pull back.

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Tascam Ceases Giga Development as of July 21; Sales And Support End December 31

TASCAM Marketing Manager Jeff Laity confirmed today on an industry news site that Tascam has ceased development of GIGASTUDIO and GIGASTUDIO related products as of July 21. Sales and support for the products will continue through December 31, 2008

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