Eastwest SILK

$119.60

All instruments featured in SILK are multi-sampled with extreme attention to detail offering the maximum in expression. Quantum Leap SILK contains extensive articulations, interval sampling (where appropriate), round robin (alternate samples), legato scripting & 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 & 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 & is a true breakthrough for PLAY.
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 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 India:
Dilruba (bowed string)
Sarod (string)
Tanpura (string)
Bansuri (wind)

Features

  • Incredibly detailed Silk Road instruments from China, Persia and India. The most ambitious ethnic instrument ever created
  • 25 GB instrument: 20 GB’s of multi-samples and 5 GB’s of authentic performances
  • 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
  • The OPUS interface features state of the art convolution reverb, scripting and a new revolutionary micro-tuning system

 

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Description

System Requirements for Eastwest SILK

Below are the minimum and recommended hardware and software specifications for using Opus on Windows and MacOS systems.

MINIMUM SYSTEM

  • CPU: Quad-core (four cores), running at 2.7 GHz (or above)
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • OS: macOS 10.13 (or later); Windows 10 with ASIO sound drivers
  • Drive: HDD (7200 rpm, non-energy saving)

RECOMMENDED SYSTEM

  • CPU: Octa-core (eight cores), running at 2.7 GHz (or above)
  • RAM: 32 GB or more
  • OS: macOS 10.13 (or later); Windows 10 with ASIO sound drivers
  • Drive: SSD (SATA or PCIe)

The chart below outlines the MacOS and Windows 64-bit operating systems and sequencers that are officially supported and fully tested with the latest version of Opus. Please note that while most Sequencers / DAWs are VST 2, VST 3, AU and AAX plug-in format compatible, only those listed in the chart below are officially supported.

Product Version MacOS (10.13+) Windows 10
EW Play 6 Stand-Alone 6.0+ YES YES
EW Opus Stand-Alone 1.0+ YES YES
Ableton Live 10.0+ YES YES
Apple Logic Pro 10.0+ YES
Apple Garageband 10.3+ YES
Avid Pro Tools 2018.1+ YES YES
Bitwig Studio 3.0+ YES YES
Cockos Reaper 6.0+ YES YES
Image-Line FL Studio 20+ YES YES
Motu Digital Performer 9.0+ YES YES
Steinberg Cubase(1) 9.0+ YES YES
Steinberg Nuendo(1) 8.0+ YES YES
Presonus Studio One 4.0+ YES YES
VSL Vienna Ensemble Pro 6.0+ YES YES
Notation Software(2) Version
Avid Sibelius 2018.1+ YES YES
MakeMusic Finale 25.0+ YES YES
Steinberg Dorico 3.0+ YES YES
  • (1) VST3 usage is recommended
  • (2) Sibelius / Finale / Dorico notation programs work with Opus, but do not support the full feature set of some Opus/Play Libraries, such as those that use WordBuilder. Please contact support for details.