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TIME macro is the essence of many concepts and ideas about music in a temporal context. It led us to this extensive collection of inspiring orchestral and choral textures, advanced articulations and dynamic gestures related to the paradigm of time. All recordings are unprocessed, captured with a multi-microphone setup in a perfectly balanced scoring stage.

With TIME macro a very special concept came to life It all beginns with the paradigm of time, its implications and source of inspiration, moving on to the selection of instruments, designing and placing them creatively on the scoring stage, all the way to inspiring articulations and textures delivered individually and combined.

TIME macro is the perfect tool for underscoring, sound design and all those moments, where you need those special sounds standard orchestral samples are not designed to create.

ALTERED TIME

In the “Altered Time“ section, we play with the definition of time. Time can not only go forward with constant speed. Playing back articulations backwards or playing them back slower is the concept defining the „Altered Time“ instruments.

TIME ORCHESTRA

Within the “Orchestra“ section, we offer combined and production ready patches like Full Orchestra, Brass & Strings, Choir & Strings, Woodwinds & Strings. All articulations in these sections are an absolutely valuable source of inspiration when they develop over the course of time.

Instrumentation and Recording

Box_TMATIME macro contains recorded sections grouped into categories, which are divided into patches containing a single articulation as well as multi articulation patches. You will find all of these patches inside the Instruments folder. The collection contains the following sections, as they appear in your instruments folder:

01. Orchestra
02. Altered Time
03. String Orchestra
04. Woodwind Orchestra
05. Mixed Choir
06. Individual Sections
 01. High Strings
 02. Mid Strings
 03. Low Strings
 04. High Woodwinds
 05. Low Woodwinds
 06. Double Reeds
 07. Brass
 08. Harps and Vibes
 09. Women Choir
 10. Men Choir

TIME macro features Multi Articulation Patches in a separate folder for all sections and instruments.

You have free choice between the four microphone positions, Close, Tree, Surround and A/B, plus Close AB for the brass.

These microphone positions are switchable in the GUI and can be controlled via MIDI CC. Additionally, all core articulations have been recorded with multiple velocity layers for realistic dynamics.
All samples have their natural panning.

 

Resources

Folder Structure - see the folder structure to verify your installation

File Listing - see all needed files to make sure your download is complete

 

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