What is KVR Audio? | Submit News | Advertise | Developer Account

Options (Affects News & Product results only):

OS:
Format:
Include:
Quick Search KVR

"Quick Search" KVR Audio's Product Database, News Items, Developer Listings, Forum Topics and videos here. For advanced Product Database searching please use the full product search. For the forum you can use the phpBB forum search.

To utilize the power of Google you can use the integrated Google Site Search.

Products 0

Developers 0

News 0

Forum 0

Videos 0

Search  

Native Instruments has released Session Strings, a versatile virtual string ensemble for Kontakt 4 and the free Kontakt Player. Brought to life through the advanced functionality of the Kontakt platform, Session Strings provides charismatic, highly expressive acoustic string sounds for pop, soul, R&B, disco, house and other contemporary music styles.

Session StringsSession Strings recreates a string ensemble comprising four violins, three violas, two celli and two double basses, captured and produced in one of Germany's most renowned recording studios by sampling expert Thomas Koritke's new sound design house e-instruments. All recordings were taken from exclusive instruments from the 18th and 19th century, played by top musicians from some of the finest European orchestras, resulting in "outstanding tone and articulations on the highest level of musical virtuosity".

By fully utilizing the advanced features of the Kontakt platform, Session Strings puts the full expressive arsenal of a world-class string ensemble at the fingertips of the user. The individual instrument groups are mapped conveniently across the keyboard, with intelligent legato and glissando based on dedicated samples. Easily controllable falls, swoops and crescendo variations allow producers to create soulful and dynamic string licks with ease.

The authenticity and creative value of Session Strings is further enhanced through the unique and highly versatile "Animator". This powerful function can be engaged seamlessly during play to transform incoming notes into virtuous staccato, spiccato and pizzicato chords and arpeggios, with the timing and groove easily adjustable by the user, and while maintaining natural legato articulation at the same time. An integrated studio-grade convolution reverb also provides a variety of completely realistic room ambiences.

Session Strings also provides a full set of optional "Motown versions" for all included sounds, utilizing a special sonic treatment that authentically recreates the distinctive and highly sought-after vintage string sound of the legendary soul recordings from the '60s and '70s.

Session Strings is available for download purchase in the NI Online Shop for $119 / €99.

Products related to this item:
Discussion: Active

Discussion

Please log in to join the discussion

Related news...

Other Related News
27 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Monday, December 1, 2014) Native Instruments Half Price Thanksgiving Sales Special27 Nov 2014 Native Instruments updates Maschine to v2.2 and Kontakt to v5.4.2 (plus other minor updates)08 Oct 2014 Native Instruments releases Caribbean Current Expansion for Maschine03 Oct 2014 Native Instruments releases "Komplete Kontrol S-Series" keyboards and "Komplete 10" - the next generation of Komplete Instrument and Effect suites18 Sep 2014 Native Instruments updates Battery, Kontakt & Reaktor (Kontakt Player & Reaktor Player too)02 Sep 2014 Native Instruments announces Komplete 10 and Komplete 10 Ultimate02 Sep 2014 Native Instruments announces Komplete Kontrol S-Series keyboards22 Aug 2014 Native Instruments releases Magnate Hustle Expansion for Maschine22 Jul 2014 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments launches Twice As Nice Maschine Expansion sales special22 Jul 2014 [Job] Native Instruments looking for: Application Developer C++ (F/M)22 Jul 2014 [Job] Native Instruments looking for: Black Box Tester (F/M)11 Jul 2014 Native Instruments releases Circuit Halo Expansion for Maschine03 Jul 2014 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments launches Komplete Frenzy Sales Special16 Jun 2014 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments launches Summer Of Sound Sales Special30 May 2014 Native Instruments releases Arcane Attic Expansion for Maschine22 May 2014 Native Instruments updates iMaschine to v1.1.0 - optimized for iPad22 May 2014 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments launches Reaktor 5 Sale (75% Off) and introduces new Reaktor User Library07 May 2014 #KVRDeal Expired Native Instruments launches "A Giant Beat For Mankind" Sales Special for Maschine29 Apr 2014 Native Instruments releases Lucid Mission Expansion for Maschine
22 May 2014 Native Instruments releases e-Instruments "Session Horns Pro" for Kontakt Player27 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Wednesday, December 3, 2014) Heavyocity Thanksgiving Sale 2014 - Up To 50% Off27 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Monday, December 1, 2014) Drumdrops Black Friday offer - 30% off all Kits and drum track albums27 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Monday, December 1, 2014) Sonokinetic Black Friday Sale - Up To 33% Off26 Nov 2014 99Sounds releases free "Project Pegasus" sample library for Kontakt26 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Wednesday, December 10, 2014) Dream Audio Tools Black Friday Sale: Acoustic Series (Guitar and Bass) for Kontakt are 30% Off25 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Tuesday, December 2, 2014) HandHeldSound Black Friday Sale: Everything 40% Off Until December 2nd25 Nov 2014 Crypto Cipher releases "Solo Tabla" for Kontakt 525 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Monday, December 1, 2014) AudioThing announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale25 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Monday, December 1, 2014) Audiority Black Friday Sale: 40% off all soundbanks and bundles24 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Wednesday, December 3, 2014) Audiowiesel Black Friday All-In Sale ($99 Bundle)24 Nov 2014 Rast Sound releases "Ethnoscapes & Drones" and "Sufi Ney" Session Series Sample Packs24 Nov 2014 8Dio Announces Biggest Sale Of The Year: 40% Off All Products (including Bundles)24 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Monday, December 1, 2014) Soundiron Black Friday Sale: At least 35% off all libraries until December 1st22 Nov 2014 Rhythmic Robot releases Crank for Kontakt - Hybrid Electro-acoustic Synth20 Nov 2014 Straight Ahead Samples releases Layback/Throwback, Hip-Hop, Neo-Soul, Jazz and Funk Loops & Samples for Kontakt 5, Maschine & WAV20 Nov 2014 Sample Logic releases Xosphere for Kontakt and Kontakt Player20 Nov 2014 Puremagnetik releases Analog Automata19 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal Expired VSTBuzz: 40% off "Voices of Ragas Vol 1" for Kontakt by Cryptocipher18 Nov 2014 FrozenPlain releases "Colourform" for Kontakt 518 Nov 2014 #KVRDeal (until Sunday, December 14, 2014) Prodyon Elektrono Intro offer: Save Up To $25

Show more...