Quantum Leap Gypsy from EastWest is a virtual instrument featuring instrumentation associated with gypsy culture. These include the violin, various styles of guitars and accordions, trombone, gypsy percussion, and more.
Gypsy is essential for film, TV and game composers who wish to create authentic gypsy style music. The instrument utilizes a dedicated playback engine, the PLAY Advanced Sample Engine, which provides an easy searchable browser and the ability for users to customize the sounds.
Quantum Leap Gypsy functions as follows:
Stand-alone under ASIO, Core Audio or DirectSound
Plug-in for applications supporting RTAS, VST and Audio Units for Mac OS X
Plug-in for applications supporting VST and RTAS for Windows XP
32-bit standalone and plug-in versions included
64-bit PC VST (host must support 64-bit VST plug-ins) and standalone versions included
Note: Requires Pace iLok key (not included) if one is not already on the system.
Virtual instrument featuring instrumentation associated with gypsy culture
Total of 11GB of 24-bit/44.1kHz samples
Instruments include the violin (classical and gypsy style,) classical, Flamenco, Django style and Spanish steel string guitars, Campana, Silvestri, Excelsior and Bandoneon accordions, and trombone (classical and gypsy style)
Other instruments include the cimbalom, Flamenco dancer foot-stomps and castanets, along with gypsy percussion
The violin and trombone feature many articulations, repetitions and even true legato intervals. All of the guitars were sampled with up and down strokes, many velocities and picking styles, release trails, chords and effects
The accordions feature many different setups, all with air flow in and out samples, as well as expressive samples, chords, and left hand bass
Instrument plays back via the PLAY Advanced Sample Engine, a dedicated audio engine/interface providing a powerful streaming engine
All instruments listed in a single browser for easy navigation
Stereo Swap allows the user to instantly swap the left and right channels. Mono from left, mono from right, or mono sum allow for instant conversion from stereo to mono
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ASIO, Core Audio and DirectSound
Mac: Minimum: G4 1GHz or faster OS X 10.4 or higher 1GB RAM DVD Drive 13GB free hard disc space (for full load) iLok copy protection key (not included) Internet connection required for one-time product activation Recommended: Core Duo or better processor 2GB RAM
PC: Minimum: P4 2.5GHz or faster processor Windows XP SP 2/Vista 1GB RAM Sound card DVD Drive 13GB free hard disc space (for full load) iLok copy protection key (not included) Internet connection required for one-time product activation Recommended: Core Duo or better processor 2GB RAM Sound card with ASIO drivers
No dedicated hardware or software sampler required