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All Orchestral Tools collections focus on providing a versatile pallet of articulations to help you shape your sound.
This section lists all articulations contained in Symphonic Sphere.

All Symphonic Sphere Patches have Tree, ORTF and Surround microphone positions. As such these positions are not listed in the tables below.

About Instrument Ranges:
The ranges given below are recorded note ranges. You can stretch or limit the playable range for every articulation within the UI.

Violins

Articulation

Properties

01. Violins Sustains

R: G2-A5 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

02. Violins Tremolo

R: G2-A5 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

03. Violins Staccato

R: G2-A5 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 8

04. Violins Staccato Normal

R: G2-A5 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

05. Violins Staccato Blurred

R: G2-A5 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

06. Violins Pizzicato Tremolo

R: G2-A5 | L: 1 (mf)

07. Violins Pizzicato

R: G2-A5 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

08. Violins Pizzicato Normal

R: G2-A5 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 2

09. Violins Pizzicato Blurred

R: G2-A5 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 2

10. Violins TO Trills

R: G2-A5 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

11. Violins Flageolet Sustains

R: G3-B5 | L: 1 (p)

12. Violins Flageolet Tremolo

R: G3-B5 | L: 1 (p)

13. Violins Flageolet Glissandi

R: C4-C5 | L: 1 (f)

14. Violins Sul Ponticello Tremolo

R: G2-A5 | L: 2 (p, f)

15. Violins Sul Ponticello TO Trills

R: G2-G#5 | L: 2 (p, f)

16. Violins Open Strings

R: G2-A5 | L: 2 (p, f)

17. Violins Tremolo Short

R: G2-G#5 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

18. Violins TO Trills Short

R: G2-C6 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

19. Violins Sweeps Tremolo Short

R: G2-A5 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

20. Violins Sweeps Tremolo Long

R: G2-A5 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

21. Violins TO Trills Sweeps Short

R: G2-A5 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

22. Violins TO Trills Sweeps Long

R: G2-A5 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

 

Violas

Articulation

Properties

01. Violas Sustains

R: C2-B4 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

02. Violas Tremolo

R: C2-B4 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

03. Violas Staccato

R: C2-B4 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 8

04. Violas Staccato Normal

R: C2-B4 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

05. Violas Staccato Blurred

R: C2-B4 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

06. Violas Pizzicato Tremolo

R: C2-B4 | L: 1 (mf)

07. Violas Pizzicato

R: C2-B4 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

08. Violas Pizzicato Normal

R: C2-B4 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 2

09. Violas Pizzicato Blurred

R: C2-B4 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 2

10. Violas TO Trills

R: C2-B4 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

11. Violas Flageolet Sustains

R: C3-C#5 | L: 1 (mf)

12. Violas Flageolet Tremolo

R: C3-C#5 | L: 1 (mf)

13. Violas Flageolet Glissandi

R: C3-F3 | L: 1 (p)

14. Violas Sul Ponticello Tremolo

R: C2-B4 | L: 2 (p, f)

15. Violas Sul Ponticello TO Trills

R: C2-B4 | L: 2 (p, f)

16. Violas Open Strings

R: C2-D5 | L: 1 (f)

17. Violas Tremolo Short

R: C2-B4 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

18. Violas TO Trills Short

R: C2-B4 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

19. Violas Sweeps Tremolo Short

R: C2-A4 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

20. Violas Sweeps Tremolo Long

R: C2-A4 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

21. Violas TO Trills Sweeps Short

R: C2-A4 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

22. Violas TO Trills Sweeps Long

R: C2-A4 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

 

Celli

Articulation

Properties

01. Celli Sustains

R: C1-B3 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

02. Celli Tremolo

R: C1-B3 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

03. Celli Staccato

R: C1-B3 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 8

04. Celli Staccato Normal

R: C1-B3 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

05. Celli Staccato Blurred

R: C1-B3 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

06. Celli Pizzicato Tremolo

R: C1-B3 | L: 1 (mf)

07. Celli Pizzicato

R: C1-B3 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

08. Celli Pizzicato Normal

R: C1-B3 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 2

09. Celli Pizzicato Blurred

R: C1-B3 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 2

10. Celli TO Trills

R: C1-B3 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

11. Celli Flageolet Sustains

R: C2-G#3 | L: 1 (mf)

12. Celli Flageolet Tremolo

R: C2-G#3 | L: 1 (mf)

13. Celli Flageolet Glissandi

R: C4-F4 | L: 1 (mf)

14. Celli Sul Ponticello Tremolo

R: C1-C#4 | L: 2 (p, f)

15. Celli Sul Ponticello TO Trills

R: C1-C4 | L: 2 (p, f)

16. Celli Open Strings

R: C1-D4 | L: 1 (f)

17. Celli Tremolo Short

R: C1-B3 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

18. Celli TO Trills Short

R: C1-A#3 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

 

Basses

Articulation

Properties

01. Basses Sustains

R: C0-G2 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

02. Basses Tremolo

R: C0-G2 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

03. Basses Staccato

R: C0-G2 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 8

04. Basses Staccato Normal

R: C0-G2 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

05. Basses Staccato Blurred

R: C0-G2 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

06. Basses Pizzicato

R: C0-G2 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 4

07. Basses Pizzicato Normal

R: C0-G2 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 2

08. Basses Pizzicato Blurred

R: C0-G2 | L: 3 (p, mf, f) | RR: 2

09. Basses TO Trills HT-WT

R: C0-B2 | L: 3 (p, mf, f)

10. Basses Flageolet Glissandi

R: C1-G1 | L: 1 (f)

11. Basses Sul Ponticello Tremolo

R: C0-B2 | L: 3 (p, mf, ff)

12. Basses Open Strings

R: C0-D3 | L: 1 (f)

13. Basses Tremolo Short

R: C0-B2 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 2

 

Woodwind Ensemble

Articulation

Properties

01. Woodwind Ens Sustain

R: C3-C6 | L: 2 (p, f)

02. Woodwind Ens Staccato

R: C3-C6 | L: 2 (mp, f) | RR: 2

03. Woodwind Ens TO Trills

R: C3-A5 | L: 2 (p, f)

 

Pedal Harp

Articulation

Properties

01. Harp Normal

R: C0-F6 | L: 4 (p, mp, mf, f)

02. Harp Normal PEDAL

R: C0-F6 | L: 4 (p, mp, mf, f), with full pedal control

03. Harp Glissandi Major

R: C3-D4 | L: 2 (p, ff)

04. Harp Glissandi Minor

R: C3-D4 | L: 2 (p, ff)

05. Harp Glissandi Reduced

R: C3-D4 | L: 2 (p, ff)

06. Harp Glissandi Pentatonic

R: C3-D4 | L: 2 (p, ff)

07. Harp Glissandi Whole Tone

R: C3-D4 | L: 2 (p, ff)

08. Harp Glissandi Bed

Various glissando beds

09. Harp Glissandi Legacy

C0-B0: Key | C1-G1: Scale | from C3: Glissandi

10. Harp Glissandi Beds Legacy

C0-B0: Key | C1-G1: Scale | from C3: Glissandi

 

Percussion

01. Bass Drum

Articulation

Properties

01. Bass Drum Single Hits

R: C2-D3 | L: 5 (pp, p, mp, mf, f) | RR: 2

02. Bass Drum Dynamics

R: C2-C4 | L: 2 (mp, f)

 

02. Vibraphone

Articulation

Properties

01. Vibraphone Tremolo

R: F2-F#5 | L: 2 (p, f)

02. Vibraphone Glissando

R: C2-E5 | L: 1 (mf)

 

03. Cymbals

Articulation

Properties

01. Cymbals Tremolo

R: C3-F3 | L: 7 (pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff, fff)

02. Cymbals Dynamics

R: C2-F4 | L: 3 (p, mf, ff)

 

04. TamTam

Articulation

Properties

01. Tam Tam

R: C2-C3 | L: 6 (pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff)

02. Tam Tam Tremolo

R: C3-C3 | L: 4 (p, mp, mf, f)

03. Tam Tam Dynamics

R: C2-C4 | L: 2 (mp, f)

 

05. Chimes

Articulation

Properties

01. Chimes Tremolo

R: C3-D3 | L: 3 (p, mp, mf)

02. Chimes Glissando

R: C1-A5 | L: 1 (mf)

 

06. Bamboo Chimes

Articulation

Properties

01. Bamboo Chimes

R: C2-F4 | L: 5 (p, mp, mf, f, ff)

 

07. Finger Cymbals & Bells

Articulation

Properties

01. Finger Cymbals & Bells

R: C2-A5 | L: 1 (mf)

02. Finger Cymbals & Bells Tremolo

R: C3-D3 | L: 1 (mf)

 

08. Rainmaker

Articulation

Properties

01. Rainmaker

R: C1-D5 | L: 1 (mf)

02. Rainmaker Shake

R: C4-E4 | L: 1 (mf) | RR: 4

 

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