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Posted on Fri, Jun 19 2020 17:57
by Seventh Sam
Joined on Sat, Dec 29 2018, Posts 171

(UPDATED: June 22, 2020)  (X-Post from Vienna Instruments Forum)

Hello REAPER users,

I've created a comprehensive set of Reaticulate banks and matching presets for a wealth of VSL's libraries.  

For those unfamiliar with Reaticulate, it's a brilliant articulation management system for VSTs created for use in REAPER.  With this brilliant little script, you can make the process of programming the hundreds of articulations on offer in VSL's libraries extremely straightforward and efficient.  The files I have included should help you do just that!

To learn more about Reaticulate, check out this website.

WHAT'S ATTACHED TO THIS POST:

There are two sets of files you'll need:

  1. Custom presets for the VI/Synchron VSTs
  2. The Reaticulate.reabank text file that contains the data Reaticulate uses to load the articulation lists.

HOW TO USE THIS STUFF:

  1. Extract the custom presets to the folders where you keep your presets for VI or Synchron.  The presets I've created have (RT) after their names to help keep them distinguished from other presets you might have.
  2. Do one of two things:
    1. If you don't have any other Reaticulate banks set up, simply drag and drop the Reaticulate.reabank file included into the /Data/ folder of your Reaper directory.
    2. If you DO have other Reaticulate banks, open up the one I've attached and copy and paste whatever you need from my reabank file to yours.
  3. In REAPER, load up whatever instruments you need and then load up the corresponding Reaticulate bank in the Reaticulate plugin window.  To illustrate what I mean, I'll give you an example.  Let's say you want to load up Bassoon I:
    1. Make sure you load up the correct preset (the custom RT preset).
    2. Make sure you load up the bank with the same name.
    3. Make some music!  Open the Bank/Program Select CC lane in the midi editor, select whatever notes you want to "map" the articulation to, and right click on the articulation.  Here's what it might look like.

(Note: I won't go into the details of how to set up Reaticulate on this post.  You can find that info on Reaticulate's website.  However, if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask!)

HOW THE ARTICULATIONS ARE ORGANIZED

You'll notice a "Sketch" bank available in the VSL - GENERAL folder.  I've set up all the presets so that their common articulations that are shared across all instruments will correspond with this articulation list.  This way, you can quickly sketch basic melodies or rhythms and switch instruments in and out.  (NOTE: Only works with the VI libraries!)

The lists are enormous, since there are tons of articulations.  I didn't include EVERY articulation, but I tried to be as thorough as possible.  The most useful and flexible articulations (like the performance intervals) are located at the top of the lists, while the pre-recorded phrases are located at the bottom so as to minimize the amount of scrolling needed.  As much as I could manage, the icons, colors, and naming conventions are consistent across all instruments.

Since these are presets I made mainly for my own use, the controller mappings are tailored to my specific set-up.  However, it should be relatively simple for you to change them to your liking by copying and pasting controller mappings as needed.  If you need help or advice on how to do this, let me know and I'd be happy to help!

LIBRARIES COVERED BY THESE PRESETS/BANK FILES

(Note: The presets and banks are designed to work with the Full version of the VI libraries, but that doesn't mean these presets can't work with the Standard versions; certain articulations simply won't activate.)

VI LIBRARIES (Full):

  • STRINGS - Solo Strings I & II, Chamber Strings I & II, Orchestral Strings I & II, Appassionata Strings I & II, Solo Violin II, Solo Cello II
  • BRASS - All Solo Instruments, All Ensembles (EXCEPT Dimension Brass)
  • WOODWINDS - All Solo Instruments, All Ensembles, Recorders
  • KEYBOARDS - Konzerthaus Organ, Prepared Piano, Harmonium, Harpsichord
  • PERCUSSION - Percussion (Full), Elements
  • VOICES - Vienna Whistler

SYNCHRON LIBRARIES: 

  • SYN-zed DIMENSION STRINGS - Vols I-III
  • SYN-zed DIMENSION BRASS - Vols I-II
  • SYN-zed Appassionata Strings
  • SYN-zed Solo Strings

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I hope these presets and articulation lists help all of you as much as they've helped me.

Enjoy!

- Sam

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