Miroslav Philharmonik
Miroslav Philharmonik Tutorial

Miroslav Philharmonik 2 Explained®

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  • Getting to Know the Interface 7:30

    Getting to Know the Interface

    Explore the new Philharmonik 2 interface. See what the Play, Mix, Edit, Macro, & FX tabs do. Learn how to set audio, MIDI, and library pathway settings for the stand alone version, and discover how some of the simple global functions work.

  • Working with Key Switch Instruments 10:57

    Working with Key Switch Instruments

    Learn how to browse, load, and record multi articulation key switch instruments. See how to manually insert key switch notes after a part is played. And explore some of the DAW settings and functions needed to accommodate and optimize their use.

  • Working with Multis 9:08

    Working with Multis

    Explore some of the ways of approaching and setting up multis for doubling parts in an arrangement.

  • Mixing in the Virtual Box 6:16

    Mixing in the Virtual Box

    See how an arrangement is mixed all from one multi using internal Philharmonik 2 effects processing exclusively.

  • Mixing in the DAW 5:34

    Mixing in the DAW

    Rather than using internal Philharmonik processing, explore various strategies for mixing the sounds using your DAW’s plug-ins. Multi output instances of Philharmonik can be used to separate parts so they arrive at discreet channel strips in your DAW. Or, multiple multis can be used as a means of grouping layered sounds together.

  • Working with Patterns 6:54

    Working with Patterns

    Learn how to set up note triggers for the Philharmonik 2 instrumental patterns, edit their playback parameters, and drag and drop them into your DAW as MIDI data.

  • The Live Tab 3:35

    The Live Tab

    See how the Live Tab is used to create set lists, which contain multiple songs. Each song is comprised of several multis, all stored in memory so they can be quickly recalled either via the GUI or via MIDI program change messages.

  • Multis & the Part Strip 6:10

    Multis & the Part Strip

    See how the Part Strip on the Edit Page is used to edit part based polyphony, transposition, note range, velocity range, and more.

  • Instrument Editing Pt. 1 4:53

    Instrument Editing Pt. 1

    Explore the sample strip functions, including granular and formant based sound manipulation; and hear how the velocity strip is used to have note velocity effect amplitude, pitch, and filter depth.

  • Instrument Editing Pt. 2 5:38

    Instrument Editing Pt. 2

    Learn how to use the velocity to filter function to have instruments sound slightly darker when played quietly, and brighter when played with more force; and explore the LFO section and see how it can be used to create a natural vibrato that fades in after a few milliseconds.

  • Instrument Editing Pt. 3 5:23

    Instrument Editing Pt. 3

    Discover how the envelope section is used to shape the amplitude, filter response, and pitch of a note over time; and how the the key strip is used to create portamento, or pitch transition, effects between notes.

  • Macros, MIDI & More 6:39

    Macros, MIDI & More

    Explore some ways of using and customizing the built in macro controls, and learn how to create a velocity split multi.

Product Overview

Miroslav Philharmonik has carved a niche for itself in the crowded landscape of orchestral libraries by offering sounds focusing on emotional character. In this info-packed tutorial series, studio expert Eli Krantzberg demonstrates how to pull every last nuance out of this impressive virtual string instrument.

Beginning with the interface, Eli shows you around the Play, Mix, Edit, Macro, and FX Tabs and explains what they all do. Then he explores how to Browse, Load, and Record Multi-Articulation Key Switch Instruments. This leads directly into a video on how to work with Multis.

Eli then tackles how to Mix in the Virtual Box using Philharmonik 2’s Internal Effects exclusively in one video, and then gives you strategies for Mixing in your DAW of choice. Philharmonik 2 can also be used in a live context. Eli demonstrates how to work with Patterns to set up Note Triggers, and how to use the Live Tab to Create Set Lists that contain multiple songs consisting of different Multis.

The next group of video tutorials explore editing in Philharmonik 2, and you’ll discover how to use the Part Strip on the Edit Page to Edit Part-Based Polyphony, Transposition, Note Range, and in-depth Instrument Editing. Moving on you’ll learn to use the Sample Strip Functions, Velocity Strip, Velocity to Filter functions, and the Envelope Section.

Finally, the series concludes with how to Customize the Built-In Macro Controls, Strategies for Using MIDI, and more. Whether this is your first experience with the Miroslav Philharmonik virtual instrument, or you’re an experienced user looking to get more out of this expressive tool, watch “Miroslav Philharmonik 2 Explained” today!

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