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EAST WEST SILK Quantum Leap Silk – Ethnic Instruments

$199.00

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Description

Description

All instruments featured in SILK are multi-sampled with extreme attention to detail offering the maximum in expression. EastWest/Quantum Leap SILK contains extensive articulations, interval sampling (where appropriate), round robin (alternate samples), legato scripting, and phrases to give the feeling of smooth effortless performance – like silk. Each musician recorded for SILK is a master of his instrument, providing the best and most accurate sound available. SILK also allows users to adapt the instruments using dozens of useful micro tunings in the key of their choice. This microtuning system is the first of it’s kind, and is a true breakthrough for PLAY.

“Intended as an extension of EastWest/Quantum Leap RA, EastWest/Quantum Leap SILK looks to give users access to rare instruments from across Asia played masterfully by renowned artists,” says EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP Producer Nick Phoenix.

“Extensive scripting is employed in SILK along with our PLAY 64-bit (with 32-bit capability) sample engine, offering composers a lot of control over the end result. PLAY’s scripting, microtuning and convolution reverb are a powerful combination, making it an unparalled interface for these sounds. SILK is revolutionary in that the microtuning and scales actually teach users how to employ these sounds in an authentic way.”

Incredibly detailed Silk Road instruments from China, Persia and India. The most ambitious ethnic instrument ever created
Recorded legato intervals for erhu, zhonghu, jinhu, electric cello, kemenche, duduk, 30 piece string section, dilruba, bansuri
Master musicians recorded at East West Studios, using vintage Neumann microphones, Neve consoles and Meitner converters
PLAY 64 bit (and 32-bit) interface features state of the art convolution reverb, scripting and new revolutionary micro-tuning system
With the combination of Silk, Ra, and Gypsy collections you have the most detailed and expressive ethnic instruments ever produced.
EastWest/Quantum Leap Silk Sound Set for Sibelius

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Silk is beautiful. It was initially designed as an extension of EastWest/Quantum Leap’s RA, THE go-to library for world/ethnic instruments in the TV/film/video game world. It is much more than that; it definitely stands on its own. The detail in the instruments is stunning, and the playability factor is high. In regarding to the TV/film/documentary world, this should be in every composer’s collection.
— AUDIOMIDI

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All sounds in demos 1-4 are SILK multi-samples triggered from a midi keyboard, except the percussion, which is from SD2 PRO. The sound you hear in the demos is the raw sound coming from PLAY. No external effects, EQ or reverb was used in these demos, except a subtle compressor, which was placed on the master bus. No phrases or performances from SILK were used in demos 1-4.

Instruments from China

Erhu (bowed string)
Zhonghu (bowed string)
Jinhu (bowed string)
Pipa (string)
Guzheng (string)
Yangqin (string)
Sheng (accordion)
Suona low (brass)
Suona high (brass)
Dizi low (wind)
Dizi hi (wind)
Xiao (wind)
Bawu (wind)

Instruments from Persia

Electric Cello (bowed string)
Kemenche (bowed string)
Nay (wind)
Duduk (wind)
Tar (string)
Qanun (string)
30 piece string section (bowed string)

Instruments from India

Dilruba (bowed string)
Sarod (string)
Tanpura (string)
Bansuri (wind)

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Silk Manual
PLAY 5 Manual

System Requirements

25 GB Free Hard Disc Space

MAC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.1GHz or higher (PPC not supported)
8GB RAM
Mac OSX 10.7 or later
7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming

PC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Intel Core 2 Duo, or AMD Dual Core 2.1GHz or higher
8GB RAM
Windows 7 or later
Sound card with ASIO drivers
7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming

MAC RECOMMENDED SYSTEM

Mac Pro Late 2013 edition (current model with round enclosure) or above
16GB RAM or more
Mac OSX 10.7 or later
SSD (Solid State Drive) for sample streaming

PC RECOMMENDED SYSTEM

Intel Core 2 Quad, or AMD Quad Core 2.66GHz or higher
16GB RAM or more
Windows 7 or later (64-bit Windows/Host Sequencer)
Sound card with ASIO drivers
SSD (Solid State Drive) for sample streaming

All Systems

iLok account required for machine (electronic) license placed on your computer or use optional iLok Key; internet connection required for one-time product activation

64-bit standalone and plug-in versions included (for 32-bit compatibility please use PLAY 4.3.5
Check the compatibility chart for supported hosts.

EASTWEST PLAY Host/Sequencer Compatibility Matrix

Tested DAW

Mac OS
10.9 – 10.12.3

WIN XP
(32-bit)

WIN XP
(64-bit)

WIN 10, 8, 7,
Vista (32-bit)

WIN 10, 8, 7,
Vista (64-bit)

Required Version

Standalone

Ableton Live

1
6.07 or higher

Cubase/Nuendo
2

3

3
6 or higher

FL Studio

7 or higher

GarageBand

3 or higher

Logic
4

7.2 or higher

Digital Performer
4

6.02 or higher

Pro Tools5

7.4 to 10

Pro Tools 11 or higher5

6
11 or higher

Sibelius
7

6 or higher8

Sonar

6.2 or higher

VE Pro

4.0.54 or higher

Studio One

2 or higher

Reaper

3 or higher

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