Produced by Nick Phoenix, Quantum Leap Solo Violin is a virtuoso solo violin recorded at Remote Control Productions, a film score facility in Santa Monica, California run by veteran film composer Hans Zimmer and home to the scores of many of today's top films.
Quantum Leap Solo Violin includes 5 passes of true legatos sampled intervals, Legato soft, legato forte, expressive legato, portamento and fast legato/ trill/ run.
Quantum Leap Solo Violin features round robin up and down bowing on most articulations and is the first violin virtual instrument that can handle very fast playing and live trill playing with ease. All of the basic articulations were sampled as well as various expressive articulations, vibrato styles and non vibrato.
CC11 controls volume on all patches and CC1 or mod wheel controls crossfading or sample switching on all MOD programs. All programs are listed under the "Content" tab.
Quantum Leap Solo Violin has a sound and character ideally suited for film and classical work.
Quantum Leap Solo Violin includes the latest version of EastWest's PLAY software featuring 2 new solo violin reverb impulses designed to make Quantum Leap Solo Violin blend well with other EastWest/Quantum Leap collections.
Please note, Quantum Leap Solo Violin is not part of the Hollywood series and was recorded in a different location.
EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP Solo Violin is now available exclusively as a digital download for $US99 from this site.
CC11 controls volume on all patches and CC1 or mod wheel controls crossfading or sample switching on all MOD programs.
QLSV Exp Fst.ewi— fast attack expressive double bowed vibrato sustains with simulated legato script, velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Exp Sul Tasto.ewi— slow attack expressive double bowed sul tasto vibrato sustains with simulated legato script, velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Lyrical Fast.ewi— fast attack lyrical double bowed vibrato sustains with simulated legato script, velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Sus Nv MOD BC.ewi— non vibrato sustain crossfade into vibrato sustain controlled by mod wheel
QLSV Sus Nv Vb XFD MF.ewi— non vibrato quad bowed sustain, velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Sus Vib.ewi— vibrato double bowed sustain, velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Sus Vm.ewi— molto vibrato double bowed sustain, velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Leg Exp.ewi— sampled legato intervals, expressive legato with double bowed sustains with velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Leg Molto Vib.ewi— sampled legato intervals, molto vibrato legato with double bowed sustains with velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Leg Portamento.ewi— sampled portamento intervals, vibrato legato with double bowed sustains with velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Leg Trill Runs MOD Marc Sfz.ewi— sampled legato intervals, fast transition real 6 way round robin, half, whole and tri tone intervals with double bowed sustains with velocity switching dynamics, ideal for runs trills and general fast playing
QLSV Leg Vibrato.ewi— sampled legato intervals, vibrato legato with double bowed sustains with velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Leg Sus Nv Vb XFD.ewi— sampled legato intervals, non vibrato sustain crossfade into vibrato sustain controlled by mod wheel
QLSV Leg All MOD switch.ewi— all legatos in one patch. 5 postions of mod wheel switches from exp, vib, molto vib, trill leg, port
QLSV Leg Port MOD switch.ewi— leg vibrato and portamento switched by mod wheel
QLSV Marc Lng RR.ewi— Round robin long marcato vibrato with velocity switching dynamics and simulated legato script
QLSV Pizz RRx4.ewi— Round robin x4 pizzicato with velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Sforzando RR.ewi— Round robin sforzando vibrato with velocity switching dynamics and simulated legato script
QLSV Spiccato RRx12.ewi— Round robin x12 spiccato with velocity switching dynamics
QLSV Staccato RRx4.ewi— Round robin x4 staccato with velocity switching dynamics
QLSV KS ALL no script.ewi— all arts except sampled legatos in large keyswitch, no scripts
QLSV KS LONG script.ewi— all long arts in keyswitch with simulated legato script
Produced by Nick Phoenix
Editing by Pierre Martin
Programming by Justin Harris and Nick Phoenix
Artwork by Steven Gilmore
Recorded in stereo at Remote Control in Santa Monica, California, USA.
4.6GB Hard Drive space
iLok key (available separately)
MAC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.1GHz or higher
Mac OSX 10.5 or later
MAC RECOMMENDED SYSTEM
Mac Pro Quad Core Intel Xeon 2.66GHz or higher
Mac OSX 10.5 or later
PC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Intel Core 2 Duo, or AMD Dual Core 2.1GHz or higher
Windows XP SP2, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
Sound card with ASIO drivers
PC RECOMMENDED SYSTEM
Intel Core 2 Quad, or AMD Quad Core 2.66GHz or higher
64-bit Windows/Host Sequencer
Sound card with ASIO drivers
EASTWEST PLAY Host/Sequencer Compatibility Matrix
8, 7, Vista
8, 7, Vista
6.07 or higher
6 or higher
7 or higher
3 or higher
7.2 or higher
6.02 or higher
7.4 to 10
Pro Tools 116
6.0 or higher9
6.2 or higher
4.0.54 or higher
2.0 or higher
3.0 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. Cubase 5 and lower users will have to use PLAY 3.0.47. Steinberg fixed the issue in Cubase 7 if you wish to use PLAY 4.
4: FL Studio is only supported while in 32-bit operation currently.
5: WordBuilder is not supported in Logic 7 or lower, and DAE (RTAS in Digital Performer and Logic) is not supported at this time.
6: Ethernet control surfaces are not officially supported (ex: C24).
7: Windows 7 or 8 Home Premium Supported. Pro Tools HD 11 does not support Windows 8.
8: Sibelius 6.0.3 or higher is required to run in Snow Leopard.
9: 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.
Size: 4.65GB (We recommend using iGetter or another download manager when downloading these files.)
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