Ideal for music, film, TV, and game productions, EastWest Voices of the Empire is a virtual instrument plug-in featuring the beautiful, raw, and primal voice of female singer Uyanga Bold. Melding the musical traditions of Bulgaria, Serbia, Mongolia, and beyond, this collection offers composers and producers otherworldly, haunting, and unsettling multi-sampled words, phrases, and vowels performed with genuine ethnic flair and world-class precision.
Voices of the Empire's library comprises approximately 14GB of 24-bit / 44.1 kHz samples, captured with three microphone mixes. The 84 instruments are offered across a variety of categories, including Sustain, Legato, Combo, Words, Phrases, and Keyswitch. The software utilizes a dedicated playback engine, the PLAY 6 System, which provides a searchable browser and the ability for users to customize their sounds.
- Virtual instrument featuring world-renowned female vocalist Uyanga Bold
- Collection of multi-sampled Mongolian, Bulgarian, and Western-style vocal instruments
- 84 vocal instruments across a variety of categories with dozens of expressive phrases in every key
- Approximately 14GB of 24-bit / 44.1 kHz samples, with three microphone mixes
- Expressive vowel multi-sampled vocal instruments
- Produced by Doug Rogers and Nick Phoenix
- Includes PLAY 6 System sample playback engine—earlier PLAY versions are not supported with this library
- Sustain: Contains a variety of vocal instrument types, including melismas, slurs, sustain vibratos, non-vibratos, and up-downs
- Legato: Instruments playback true legato intervals when playing two connected notes for every interval up to an octave—available in traditional and Mongolian styles
- Combo: Instruments combine multiple articulations into a single instrument that uses the Mod Wheel (CC1) or Velocity Sensitivity to determine which of the different articulations will playback
- Words: Contains performances of specific words mapped across a two-octave range—use the Mod Wheel (CC1) to start the word at the beginning or an alternative start time
- Phrases: Contains instruments with a variety of phrases for each root note—they are sung in a variety of Western and non-Western styles, but are not specific to a particular musical scale/mode/key, as they are improvised
- Keyswitch: Instruments combine multiple articulations into a single instrument, and use keyswitches to switch between them—there are keyswitch instruments for legatos, melismas, phrases, sustains, and words