Some Sounds not playing back in Sibelius 5.1 and VDL:2.5

I have a Mac OS X, version 10.4.10, Intel Core 2 Duo (2.16 GHz), 2 GB of RAM.

I have set up a battery score (snares, tenors, basses, 18 in cymbals [all full versions]) and the playback seems to be working fine except for the tenors and cymbals. It seems like drums 3 and 4 are always softer than they should be. It happens that way even when I solo the instrument. Also, some sounds won't playback at all for the cymbals. For example, I entered a hi hat choke from my midi keyboard. As I entered it, it made the sound of a hi hat choke as it notated it. However, when I played it back, there was no sound at all. Other cymbal sounds worked fine, but some did not. This has happened with other music as well. For example, the concert bass drum. Everything was notated and sounded as I entered it from the keyboard, but not all of the sounds actually played.

Any suggestions on how to solve this mystery would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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I'm having a similar problem with 5.1/2.5.  I'm using Windows XP, 2G of memory.  I am working off of a score that was done in an older version of VDL.  It has pit voicings, (Crotales, Glockenspiel, 2 Vibes, 3 Marimbas, Xylophone, Tympani, Concert Bass and other percussion accessories).  I imported VDL 2.5 as instructed and loaded Snare, Tenor, Bass and Cymbals (I tried all and 18";).

I cannot hear the cymbal voice and some of the accessories.

I too am looking for suggestions.

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