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Last post Wed, Jun 09 2021 by Seventh Sam, 3 replies.
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Posted on Wed, Jun 09 2021 13:12
by Seventh Sam
Joined on Sat, Dec 29 2018, Posts 252

Dietz,

When a VI (or any instrument, really) is placed into MIR, how does the Natural Volume setting correspond to CC7?  More specifically, when you set the Natural Volume levels (or whoever else might have done it), did you/they do so with CC7 turned all the way up, or at a specific level? 

The reason I ask is that I enjoy the finer control granted over CC11 that comes with turning CC7 down from 127, but I don't want to wreck the balance created by the Natural Volume settings.  I suppose one solution is to turn *every* instrument's CC7 value down by the same amount so the inter-instrument balance isn't affected, but I'm not sure it's that simple (hopefully it is!)

Thoughts?

Posted on Wed, Jun 09 2021 15:24
by Dietz
Joined on Tue, Aug 06 2002, Vienna / Europe, Posts 7657

Actually, the CC 7 values don't matter in the context of Natural Volume as long as they are kept at the same value for all instances of Vienna Instruments/Pro (... which is the only source for which this feature makes sense). I seem to remember that Herb Tucmandl - VSL's founder and CEO - kept CC 7 at 100 when he fine-tuned all those Natural Volume settings by ear. :-)

HTH,

/Dietz - Vienna Symphonic Library
Posted on Wed, Jun 09 2021 19:20
by Seventh Sam
Joined on Sat, Dec 29 2018, Posts 252

Originally Posted by: Dietz Go to Quoted Post

Actually, the CC 7 values don't matter in the context of Natural Volume as long as they are kept at the same value for all instances of Vienna Instruments/Pro (... which is the only source for which this feature makes sense). I seem to remember that Herb Tucmandl - VSL's founder and CEO - kept CC 7 at 100 when he fine-tuned all those Natural Volume settings by ear. :-)

HTH,

Perfect, exactly what I needed to know!  Thank you so much :-)

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