East west quantum leap hollywood strings

Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. Hollywood Orchestra may only be returned for a replacement of the hard drive. Videos Watch the Tutorial.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. Or you can load the keyboard-split version, which means that the runs are divided by octave and direction on the keyboard itself.

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And to get it to sound in the ballpark takes a strongs of time. Consistency of sound and style: Unfortunately, neither the scripted nor the real legatos accommodate the old monophonic analogue synth technique of holding down one note while rapidly reiterating another, a nice easy way of playing a trill!

They recorded in Hollywood, with A-list session players, and one of the top scoring mixers of all time.

Finger position is, for the first time, controllable by the user, so you can play as far up the strings as you want, and get a fuller more romantic Hollywood sound. Useful performance scripts 'Lite' versions for some patches. Velocity is used to control the speed of the intervals, including that of the portamento slides: Hollywood Strings is an extremely capable tool—it is up to you to make the most of it.

And Away We Go So this is where the fun begins. It runs standalone or as a plug-in, with GB of sample content preinstalled on a hard drive.

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This is highly recommended. Real-life string sections often divide to play different parts or the individual notes of a chord.

Either way, you'd probably be wise to back up or transfer the data in some way. Hollywood Strings Silver Edition is bit, with one mic position mid-tree, no divisiand includes an essential set of articulations and instruments with slur legato.

These are complemented by script-based performance modes including legato, portamento and con sordino. Choice of short-note bowings: Extensive multi-dynamic true legato has been sampled for all sections in three different categories: I found an ever-so-tiny slur in one of the violin patches, which only occurs on a couple notes in the lowest octave, and only on the quatum attack.

As the size of this whole sample library suggests, producers Doug Rogers, Nick Phoenix and Thomas Bergersen have gone to amazing lengths to provide both quality of sound and quantity of samples via stdings articulations, bowings, finger positions, dynamics, section sizes and more.

The library was created by a quartet of Hollywood heavy hitters.

East West/Quantum Leap Hollywood Strings review | MusicRadar

Pro Tools HD 11 does hpllywood support Windows 8. While these devices have much faster access speeds easst regular hard drives, they are considerably more expensive. Hollywood Strings Gold Strjngs is bit, with one mic positon mid-tree, no divisi and all articulations except bow change legato. These feature the strings playing on their own, enabling you to properly experience their sound. And the samples show it. One advantage is that as they are the same performances albeit miked differentlythere are no tuning, timing or phase discrepancies with the main stereo samples!

In a nutshell, unless you have the kind of optimal system outlined above, expect to do more bouncing than you would with your average library. From the violins down to the basses, these string sections have a lovely sound, texture and feel, with a rich, full symphonic sound and an opulent quality that comes from combining great players with a great sound engineer.

Some of these deliveries incorporate as many as 16 round robins; a reset button allows you to force the round-robin cycle back to the top, and if necessary you can also add silent zero velocity notes before a part starts, to line up the requisite RR sample.

Hollywood Strings ships on a bare internal hard drive, conveniently bypassing sttings hours of DVD copying. The Hollywood Qantum library ships on a GB hard drive. A product this detailed, thoughtful, well-recorded, and ambitious deserves to be heralded.

Speaking of ease of playing, even one-fingered keyboardists will be able to impress their relatives with the fast up and down octave runs performed in various scales by the first violins, violas and cellos.

Pros Excellent and consistent sound. Just open up your host digital audio application mine is Digital Performer 7.

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