Physical modeling is currently the only acceptable way to synthesize realistic wind instrument sounds that are playable in real time and that can change in an instant depending on the player’s input...Not only is the VL1 tricky to play, but programming your own patches is extremely difficult...Avery highly recommends the VL Programming Guide written by Manny Fernandez and available online...
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Licensees . Yamaha. VL1 (1994) — expensive keyboard (about $10,000 USD) VL1m, VL7 (1994) — tone module and less expensive keyboard, respectively...
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Yamaha VL-1: Harmony Central User Reviews
"10 A high point in synthesis invention, design, sound and playability..."
"I recommend that if you find playing important that you put yourself out in seeking a VL1, VL7, VL70M, EX5 or VL card in a yamaha synth (note - I do NOT work for yamaha - I simply love VL technology!!) :-) A life long investment..."
"Nevertheless there are many patch parameters you're still able to..."