Los Angeles, CA (April 30, 2010)–EastWest/Quantum Leap has released its Hollywood Strings virtual (software) instrument, a collection of orchestral string instruments.
It is targeted for composers and content producers for film, video, web and music. According to the company, multiple finger positions for all sections, including open strings, are available for the first time in a virtual instrument collection.
Vibrato intensity and extensive dynamics, including five dynamics of up- and down-bowed sustains and notes, are controllable by the composer. Extensive, multi-dynamic, true legato has been sampled for all sections in three different categories: slurred, portamento and bow change.
Hollywood Strings also has five user-controllable microphone positions, including main pickup (Decca tree), mid pickup, close pickup, surround pickup and an alternate vintage circa 1945 RCA ribbon room pickup.