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    A piece performed and produced by Tormod Tvete Vik using a violin as the only acoustic source, Ableton Live 9 and Ehrlund Acoustic Pickup!
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In this piece I decided only to use my violin as the only acoustic source and my goal was to create a musical piece with an orchestral soundworld despite the limitations of the violins range. To accomplish that I pitched, edtied and arranged the sounds in Abelton Live 9. All the sounds where recorded with  Ehrlund Acoustic Microphone (seen in picture) and Avid Mbox.
 
"String Waves" is composed, performed and produced by Tormod Tvete Vik
Copyright © 2013 by Tormod Tvete Vik. All rights reserved. 
 
The track can be bought here:
http://tormodtvetevik.bandcamp.com/track/string-waves
 
For licensing enquires please contact:
tormodtv@mac.com
 
Website: www.tormodtvetevik.com.
Screen dump for Abelton Live project:
STRUCTURE OF THE PIECE
 
Grooves:
9 tracks triggering the custom made drum machine (by midi) of sounds made by tapping the violin body.
 
Accompaniment:
4 tracks chords of multi tracked violin arco
2 tracks chords of multi tracked violin pizz/col legno
 
Bass:
2 tracks of violin pitched down 2 ovtaces (!)
 
Melodic:
1 track (low) of violin pitched 1 octave
3 tracks (high) of multi tracked violin flagiolettes 
 
FXs:
5 tracks of sound effects like tapping and playing with the bow on the violin body.
 
Sends:
7 aux tracks with different reverbs & effects to give the sense of depth among them Convolution Reverb and Divice Randomizer by Max for Live.
The track can be bought here:
http://tormodtvetevik.bandcamp.com/track/string-waves
 
For licensing enquires please contact:
tormodtv@mac.com
 
Website: www.tormodtvetevik.com.
Picture from my studio: