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Quantum Leap Silk- Masters of the Silk Road Virtual Instrument from East West contains authentic sounds from China, Persia and India, all performed by master musicians and recorded with vintage Neumann microphones, Neve consoles and Meitner converters. Multi-sampled instruments include special articulations, interval sampling (where appropriate), round robin (alternate samples), legato scripting, and phrases making it possible to create life-like performances. Silk includes PLAY-32 bit/64-bit interface with state of the art convolution reverb, scripting and micro-tuning system.
Instruments from Persia
Electric Cello (bowed string)
Kemenche (bowed string)
30 piece string section (bowed string)
Erhu (bowed string)
Zhonghu (bowed string)
Jinhu (bowed string)
Suona low (brass)
Suona high (brass)
Dizi low (wind)
Dizi hi (wind)
User interface custom designed for each virtual instrument, including only the controls needed
64-bit support allows you to load many more instruments and voices, limited only by your system RAM.
Easy to use browser displays all of your instruments. Interface automatically changes to display current instrument
Articulation list shows all expressions within the instrument. No need to look up key-switches
Real time performance analysis detects legato and repetitive playing and responds accordingly
Stereo handling allows swapping left and right channels, mono from left, mono from right, or mono sum
Load, unload, mix, pan, mute mic positions with built-in mic mixer (Pianos, Symphonic Orchestra, Symphonic Choirs)
The best sounding and most powerful effects engine available, including impulse response reverb, filters, and specialized effects such as Artificial Double Tracking (ADT)
Highest quality resampling engine
Easy authorization system puts licenses on hardware iLok, allowing you to use your software on any computer
Broad native support for all major operating systems
Load as many instruments as your computer can handle in one application
AU, VST, Standalone, Intel Mac, PPC Mac, Windows XP and Vista, 64-bit, 32-bit
Table of Contents
ASIO, Core Audio and DirectSound
Mac: Minimum: G5 2GHz OS X 10.4 or higher 2GB RAM DVD Drive 25GB free hard disc space (for full load) iLok copy protection key (not included) Recommended: Core 2 Duo 2.5GHz or faster processor 4GB RAM
PC: Minimum: P4 2.5GHz or faster processor Windows XP SP 2/Vista 2GB RAM Sound card with ASIO drivers DVD Drive 25GB free hard disc space (for full load) iLok copy protection key (not included) Recommended: Core 2 Duo 2.5GHz or faster processor 4GB RAM 64-bit OS and host