NI Symphony Series BRASS Review

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Overview

Native Instruments' just released a brand new library entitled "Brass Ensemble Symphony Series". The product is designed for NI's Kontakt sampler. It is possibly the best sounding brass product on the market and can be used in a variety of ways within your productions. Check out this full Video review from Numonics on our DJbooth.net Production Team.

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Setup & First Impressions

Native Instruments' just released a brand new library entitled "Brass Ensemble Symphony Series". The product is designed for NI's Kontakt sampler. It is possibly the best sounding brass product on the market and can be used in a variety of ways within your productions. Check out this full Video review by Numonics for all the details of this new library tool for production.

Conclusion / Recommended For

To conclude, Native Instruments accomplished what so many other companies have failed to do in the past: Create a brass virtual instrument that sounds like the real thing.

Pros

  • Realism - Sounds like actual brass instruments
  • Articulations - Multiple articulations for all of the brass instruments
  • Interface is very clean and simple to understand
  • Mixer and Effects within Brass Ensemble are very useful for creating unique sounds.

Cons

  • Expensive

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