Beautifully recorded from five microphone positions by the award-winning Shawn Murphy, the timbre of some instruments takes the breath away, and collectively they will add sheen, depth and orchestral authenticity to your arrangements.

    — Sound On Sound

    Seriously, these kinds of results speak wonders about the sampling quality and overall programming that went into making this product. Not to sound like a broken record, but East West did it again with Hollywood Brass. Bravo.

    — Pro Sound News

    There's no doubt that the fabulous sound, musical versatility and depth of expression of Hollywood Strings place it in the highest echelon of professional string libraries. If you're serious about orchestral sampling, you won't want to let this impressive strings library pass you by.

    — Future Music PLATINUM AWARD

    HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA INCLUDES • STRINGS • BRASS • WOODWIND • PERCUSSION

    TAKE YOUR MUSIC TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH THIS MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNING COLLECTION

    Produced by DOUG ROGERS, NICK PHOENIX, AND THOMAS BERGERSEN

    Sound Engineered by SHAWN MURPHY (ACADEMY AWARD, C.A.S. (Cinema Audio Society), BAFTA, and EMMY award-winning sound engineer)

    HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA is the most detailed and comprehensive orchestral virtual instrument collection available.

    Unprecedented control over sound and instruments, including up to 5 mic positions for all instruments, a must have compositional tool for serious composers.

    For the first time use an iLok security key or machine (electronic) license placed on your computer.

    Includes PLAY 4 32-bit/64-bit software, powerful scripting for ease of use, and more user control than any other collection — all recorded in the famous EASTWEST Studio 1, the home of major Hollywood Soundtracks and Television Themes.

    From ACADEMY AWARD, C.A.S. (Cinema Audio Society), BAFTA, and EMMY award-winning sound engineer SHAWN MURPHY, who has recorded and mixed the scores for more than 300 feature films including Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: A Musical Journey, Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park The Lost World, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Titanic, etc.; and multiple award-winning EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP virtual (software) instrument producers DOUG ROGERS and NICK PHOENIX; and composer and orchestrator THOMAS BERGERSEN, HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA is the culmination of over five years of recording, editing, and programming of 24-bit orchestral instruments, offering unprecedented control over each instrument, and is a must have compositional tool for serious composers. Recording for HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA took place at the famous EASTWEST STUDIO 1, the same studio where many Hollywood soundtracks and television themes were recorded with a live orchestra.

    Truly the holy grail of orchestral virtual instruments HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA was released in sections over a five year period as each section of the orchestra was completed, and has already received multiple major awards from the international press for it’s unprecedented detail, superior true legato, sound quality, and sound control with five user-controllable mic positions, including main pickup (Decca tree), mid pickup, close pickup, surround pickup, and an alternate vintage circa 1945 RCA ribbon room pickup.

    End User License Agreement

    Use of this product is subject to acceptance of the software license agreement(s) included in this package. A copy of the license agreement may be found here: http://www.soundsonline.com/End-User-License-Agreement. © 2014 East West Sounds, Inc. All rights reserved. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. VST Instruments is a registered trademark of Steinberg Media technologies AG. OS X, Audio Units and Core Audio are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. All other product and company names are trademarks of their respective holders. All specifications are subject to change without notice.

    http://www.soundsonline.com/End-User-License-Agreement

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    J.J. Abrams

    J.J. Abrams

    "If you're lucky, the tools themselves will inspire you. It looks- and sounds- like EastWest/Quantum Leap does just that with every new product they release."

    - Director/Creator: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek, Lost

    James Newton Howard

    James Newton Howard

    "Having new sounds at my fingertips is always an inspiration and these new EastWest/Quantum Leap PLAY plug-ins have plenty of great sounds to choose from."

    - The Hunger Games, Snow White and the Huntsman, The Bourne Legacy

    Danny Elfman

    Danny Elfman

    "EastWest/Quantum Leap instruments have become an important part of my sonic template. I am using EW/QL Pianos and Silk in my scores and I am using Stormdrum right now on Terminator."

    - American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook, Alice In Wonderland

    Zedd

    Zedd

    "The EastWest/Quantum Leap instruments are a unique and valuable tool, and have become a key component of my writing, recording and producing process."

    - Zedd, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande

    John Powell

    John Powell

    "I am a big fan of the EastWest/Quantum Leap libraries. Their collections contain generous sound palettes with great attention to detail. I am very impressed by the new PLAY engine."

    - Rio, Shrek, Kung Fu Panda

    Bryan Tyler

    Brian Tyler

    "The entire line of EastWest instruments are an essential part of my composing rig. The sounds are impeccable and naturalistically captured while the ease of use and the power of the PLAY engine makes the instruments top of their field."

    - Thor, Iron Man 3, Now You See Me

    Jeff Beal

    Jeff Beal

    "EastWest/Quantum Leap sound libraries have enjoyed an invaluable place in my palette for many years both in the mock up and final phase, these sounds offer absolute stunning quality, fidelity, and musicality."

    - House Of Cards, Blackfish, Rome

    Hollywood Strings Screenshot

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    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    PLAY 4.2.35 or later is required to use this product (download at Support page), and you can choose between an iLok security key or a machine (electronic) license placed on your computer.

    680GB free hard disc space; Diamond Edition is supplied on a Touro-S 1TB 7200rpm USB3 external hard drive for ease of installation (see conditions below).

    MAC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
    • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.1GHz or higher
    • 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 XP SP2, Vista, or Windows 7
    • 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
    • 64-bit Windows/Host Sequencer
    • Sound card with ASIO drivers
    • SSD (Solid State Drive) for sample streaming

    The hard drive supplied with Hollywood Orchestra Diamond is covered by our "30 Day Return Policy". If the hard drive develops a defect, it may be returned to EastWest within 30 days of shipment. Contact support@eastwestsounds.com for a RMA (Return Merchandize Authorization). Hollywood Orchestra may only be returned for a replacement of the hard drive. No refunds are available. "Return" constitutes receipt of the product by EastWest, and not the mere issuance of an RMA. Beyond 30 days, the manufacturer's warranty will apply and returns and service must be arranged with the drive manufacturer. EastWest will replace the data should a drive replacement become necessary.

    EASTWEST PLAY Host/Sequencer Compatibility Matrix

    Tested DAW Mac OS 10.9,
    10.10, 10.11
    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 YES YES YES YES YES
    Ableton Live YES YES YES YES1 6.07 or higher
    Cubase/Nuendo YES2 YES YES3 YES YES3 6 or higher
    FL Studio YES YES YES YES 7 or higher
    GarageBand YES 3 or higher
    Logic YES4 7.2 or higher
    Digital Performer YES4 YES YES 6.02 or higher
    Pro Tools5 YES YES YES 7.4 to 10
    Pro Tools 11 or higher5 YES YES YES6 11 or higher
    Sibelius YES7 YES YES 6 or higher8
    Sonar YES YES YES YES 6.2 or higher
    VE Pro YES YES YES YES YES 4.0.54 or higher
    Studio One YES YES YES YES YES 2 or higher
    Reaper YES YES YES YES YES 3 or higher
    1: Ableton Live 7 and 8 are only 32bit, so users will have to set their VST folder to the 32bit version of the installed Play VST (even on a 64bit operating system).
    2: Mac OS 10.7 or newer is required.
    3: Cubase/Nuendo 4.1 or later are required as 64-bit hosts. Steinberg fixed the issue in Cubase 7 if you wish to use PLAY 4.
    4: WordBuilder is not supported in Logic 7 or lower, and DAE (RTAS in Digital Performer and Logic) is not supported at this time.
    5: Ethernet control surfaces are not officially supported (ex: C24).
    6: Windows 7 or 8 Home Premium Supported. Pro Tools HD 11 does not support Windows 8.
    7: Sibelius 6.0.3 or higher is required to run in Snow Leopard.
    8: Sibelius 6.2 is required to run in Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks).
    Play is compatible with all DAWs that use VST, AU, or AAX plugins.

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    If your computer does not have a USB3 connection, you can use the USB2 connection supplied with the hard drive to copy the data to another (non energy saving) internal hard drive of at least 7200rpm, or external drive of at least 7200rpm that has a Firewire 800 (not 400) connection or preferably faster, and use the supplied hard drive for backup. USB2 is too slow to stream these ultra detailed virtual instruments, and may result in poor performance (pops/clicks/dropouts etc.).

    NOTE: Hard drives must be built to order, so your account will be charged immediately. Please allow additional time for shipping.

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    Upgrades from Hollywood Orchestra Gold to Diamond

    Step 1: Enter your Hollywood Orchestra Gold authorization code. If we are unable to validate your authorization code, we will contact you:
    Step 2: Choose your upgrade:

    Hollywood Orchestra
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    • Shipped on an external 1TB USB 3.0 hard drive

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    • Shipped on an external 1TB USB 3.0 hard drive

    Hollywood Orchestra
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    Full License (Sound data not included)

    • Choose this option if you already have the Diamond Edition content on hard drive.
    • This version is the license only and requires the CCC PRO HD available from Amazon.

    If your computer does not have a USB3 connection, you can use the USB2 connection supplied with the hard drive to copy the data to another (non energy saving) internal hard drive of at least 7200rpm, or external drive of at least 7200rpm that has a Firewire 800 (not 400) connection or preferably faster, and use the supplied hard drive for backup. USB2 is too slow to stream these ultra detailed virtual instruments, and may result in poor performance (pops/clicks/dropouts etc.).

    NOTE: Hard drives must be built to order, so your account will be charged immediately. Please allow additional time for shipping.

    Upgrades from Hollywood Orchestra Gold to Diamond

    Step 1: Enter your Hollywood Orchestra Silver authorization code. If we are unable to validate your authorization code, we will contact you:
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    If your computer does not have a USB3 connection, you can use the USB2 connection supplied with the hard drive to copy the data to another (non energy saving) internal hard drive of at least 7200rpm, or external drive of at least 7200rpm that has a Firewire 800 (not 400) connection or preferably faster, and use the supplied hard drive for backup. USB2 is too slow to stream these ultra detailed virtual instruments, and may result in poor performance (pops/clicks/dropouts etc.).

    NOTE: Hard drives must be built to order, so your account will be charged immediately. Please allow additional time for shipping.

    Additional licenses are for customers who already have a full, valid license to the product and want to run the product on multiple systems simultaneously.

    Additional licenses are limited to one per customer, and placed in the same iLok account as the original license.

    Enter your current authorization code. Then click "Add to Cart". If you are purchasing an additional license at the same time as the original product, leave this blank.

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