I'm searching for a way to create real-time expressive solos on violin and cello. The Stradivari Solo Violin and Gofriller Solo Cello seem to be perfect solutions except for one major flaw: they're no longer available!
Does anyone know if a new release will be available within the next eight weeks (this will still give me just enough time to acquaint myself with the instrument before rendering)? If not, does anyone know where I can obtain the discontinued products and will they work? If not, does anyone know of any other products that are comparable?
i am not sure that i've heard anything that quite compares with these two libraries. i've even heard good examples from vsl and i didn't think they were nearly as good. some people talk about kirk hunter stuff being pretty good, but i don't think it'll be the same.
i do know that the strad and gof aren't totally discontinued. garritan is making new ones that will work with the aria which is supposed to include a quintet. but your guess is as good as mine as to when they will be released, and seeing as you're on a schedule its probably is out of the question.
if i were you i'd try and find leftover copies to buy, and its that doesn't work maybe try some vsl stuff (but it will be expensive). sorry i couldn't be of much more help.
Don't know anything about release dates, but looks like there may still be copies of Strad available.
Check the Google retail searche below, I hit the first 2 links to check and they seem to still have copies of the Strad available. Perhaps they'll tell you different if you try to order but definitely work a shot!
I tried to find a copy of Strad for a friend about two months ago and could not find it anywhere. Have you looked at Kirk Hunters Romantic Violin?
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