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Product Complete Orchestral Collection
Developer Best Service
Price (MSRP) $ 199 / € 179
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This product is "Powered By" Kontakt Player. The OS and Format icons listed below should be accurate for the latest version of Kontakt Player.
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Windows 7 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit), Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64, 2 GB RAM
1GB free disc space for player installation additional hard disc space according to the library size internet connection for product activation required (on any computer) DVD drive
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Mac OS X 10.6 (latest update), Intel Core Duo, 2 GB RAM
1GB free disc space for player installation additional hard disc space according to the library size internet connection for product activation required (on any computer) DVD drive
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Complete Orchestral Collection

Complete Orchestral Collection is a brand new compilation of all Peter Siedlaczek libraries ever released by Best Service.

This new product combines Peter Siedlaczek's String Essentials 2nd Edition as well as the well known Complete Classical Collection 2nd Edition in one Kontakt Player 5 instrument with 26 GB of uncompressed sample content and more than 2800 Kontakt instruments.

As a special bonus we added String Tools - a collection of newer released chords, excerpts and moods from an almost forgotten secret project.

Enjoyable and easy to use thanks to the advanced capabilities of Kontakt Player, Complete Orchestral Collection is the most affordable and comprehensive collection of the finest classical sounds, classical choir, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, harp, mallets, piano, prepared piano, ready to use orchestral excerpts, performances and effects.

An extremely versatile inspiring tool for every composer, arranger and producer at an extremely favorable price.

Upgrade available for registered users of Complete Classical Collection or String Essentials.

STRING ESSENTIALS

This comprehensive, thought-through and ergonomic virtual string orchestra couldn't have been realised without today's computer and sampler technology. In its carefully programmed patches you will find many innovative solutions, to help achieve your music goals even more quickly. The result is a spontaneous, playful and intuitive handling of the sound material. With unified key switch system and direct, instant access to the all important articulations. Including quintuple alternation switch (Staccato, Quarter Notes) and precise control of the dynamic response of the samples using different MIDI parameters. String Essentials will enable you to focus on the most essential part of your activity - your music - creatively and easily. Just load and play it! New great sounding samples in 5 different lengths, 3 or 4 dynamic levels, runs and natural release samples have been carefully recorded using 3 microphone placements: close (dry), normal and ambient. You choose the best sound for your music. Including Surround! Peter Siedlaczek did his best to use the power of Native Instruments' Kontakt Sampler down to the last detail. The result is a complex, yet easy-to-use musical instrument which you will play it with enthusiasm and enjoyment.

Features:

  • 14 violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos & 6 double basses.
  • spontaneous, playful and intuitive handling.
  • thought-out, innovative solutions.
  • complex, yet convenient and ergonomic patches.
  • completely new material recorded with three different mic set-ups, providing ambient, normal and dry samples.
  • Kontakt Player, the world-leading sample player software included.
  • works as a plug-in in any standard or as a stand-alone application.
  • 12 GB of great sounding samples in 5 lengths and 3 or 4 dynamic layers.
  • immediate access to nearly all the playing techniques via key switches.
  • fast and convenient sample character shaping using MIDI controllers (Accent, Expression, Crescendo Time, Portamento Depth/Time, Tempo, Run Shift, Release Time, Release Off, etc.).
  • more realism with run and ornamentation tools.
  • release trigger.
  • multiple alternation switching.
  • from double to quintuple.
  • surround.

Just load and play it!

COMPLETE CLASSICAL COLLECTION

Thanks to the all-new Kontakt engine, Complete Classical Collection has amazing new possibilities. Almost every important function can be accessed through the script engine, and every important control can be activated and remote-controlled. Kontakt's engine is built like a semi modular synthesizer, and gives you the possibility to manipulate sounds drastically.

The completely script based user interface allows almost all important parameters to be controlled with the Automation-user interface. Complete synthesis unit with filter, LFO and effect section. Tempo, length and pitch of parts of the loops and phrases can be varied with the Time Machine. You can play the instruments with BreathControl or any other controller. The Dual-Harmonize function allows you to create any desired interval combination. Together with the Microtune-function you can easily create Arabic/oriental/exotic tunings. Using the Humanize-function subtle tone changes are made to any new tone, and each note will sound a little bit different. The Legato-function lets you create good sounding legato lines. The Attack-function puts additional accents on any desired timbre. With this function you get smoother transitions from staccato to sustained notes, because the accent can blended in seamlessly and varied sound.

Content

Advanced Orchestra
This very complex yet compact and user-friendly sound library sets new standards for symphonic samples. Enjoyable and easy to use with expanded capabilities thanks to the advantages of the newest software developments. Extensive use of key switching and direct-from-disk technology. New programs with multiple layers and instantaneous access to dozens of instruments and playing techniques. This library contains Solo- & Ensemble Strings. Solo- & Ensemble Brass, Solo- & Ensemble Woodwinds and Harp with comfortable access to different articulations and performances, as well as a huge percussion section with many additional instruments. Sounds which have proven themselves in countless music productions worldwide.

Classical Choir
Peter Siedlaczek's 5star winning "Classical Choir". Just when you thought it couldn't get better, it did! This section contains over 100 singers, sampled at each semitone from aaa to zzz, men, women, mixed choir, bass, tenor, alto, soprano. Fantastic falls, swells and choir voice effects. Whether you want a perfectly realistic choral sound or you are creating new sounds, these samples provide the user with perfect material with which to work.

Orchestral Colours
Peter Siedlaczek's, Orchestral Colours created a new trend - the use of prepared, skilfully arranged orchestral building blocks. The result is a colourful mixture of hits, finales, passages, layers, atmospheres - a collection of "mini-works" which are playable in any key! The incredible tonal richness of a symphony orchestra, its expressiveness, dynamic, or its "power", makes it the most mighty and versatile body of sound. lt is no wonder that orchestral sounds have become an obligatory part of every collection of samples.

Smart Violins
Another of Peter Siedlaczek's unique sample libraries: A comprehensive collection of runs, licks and other patterns, as well as long notes and legato steps played at different intervals, performed by a large violin ensemble. Outstanding construction tools for creating perfectly realistic runs and melodic lines playable in all keys.

Total Piano and more
Classical Boesendorfer Grand Piano in outstanding quality. Brilliant and clear. Also prepared piano: unconventional playing techniques and amazing sounds, thumb tack piano, honky tonk piano, and piano effects. In addition you get a collection of finest bonus sounds created by Kontakt.

STRING TOOLS

During the many recording sessions for Peter Siedlaczek's String Essentials the idea of also creating a set of easy to use motions, movements and cadences was born in Peter's head. This was first intended to be released as a complete library of musical phrases but sadly was dropped along the way. Now, many years later the first tentative steps to create this library have resurfaced and are released as a part of the Complete Orchestral Collection. Beautifully arranged and recorded by the maestro himself you will find a great playground for fast musical inspiration.

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