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HALion Reaches For The Strings
Volume 1 -complete symphonic strings for computer-based music production 26/11/02
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HALion String Edition Vol. 1 is Steinberg's
first complete string orchestra for computer-based music
production. The included specially-developed VST- and DirectX-
compatible player provides a direct connection to production
systems like Cubase SX, Cubase SL and Nuendo. The 8 double
basses, 10 cellos, 12 violas and 16 violins provided offer a
perfect foundation for creating anything from a Hollywood
soundtrack or a classic rock symphony.
HALion String Edition Vol. 1 from Steinberg is a complete
computer-based string orchestra with a 5 GB sound library.
The well-known and successful musician and composer, Claudius
Bruese, who has already made an important contribution to the
development of the legendary VST piano, THE GRAND, also played
a significant part in the production of the HALion String
Edition. This software gives the precision in reproducing
acoustic instruments, the superior sound quality and clarity,
as well as the playing characteristics users around the world
have come to expect of products bearing his name.
Thanks to the warm character and unique sound quality, HALion
String Edition Vol. 1 excels at expressive string sounds for
any musical style, from film soundtracks over rock symphonies
to classical compositions.
HALion String Edition Vol. 1 Features
Complete orchestral strings - double basses, cellos,
violas and violins
Playing styles such as legato, tremolo, pizzicato or
Suitable for all forms of music - from classical to
Warm and defined tones, perfectly-balanced bow sounds
Unrivalled expressiveness, full dynamic range, up and down
Natural room ambience, authentic note decay
HALion String Player available for PC and Mac OS
HALion String Edition Vol.1 is expected to be available at the
end of November in specialist shops at a recommended price of
299 EUR / +/- $299. Further information on HALion String Edition Vol. 1
and other products from Steinberg can be found on the
System requirements for PC:
Windows PC, min. Pentium II 400 MHz processor or comparable
AMD processor, min. 256 MB of free RAM (512 MB recommended),
free hard disc space of 5 GB, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows
2000 or Windows XP, Cubase VST 5.1 or higher, Cubase SX/SL,
Nuendo or other VST 2.0 or DXi compatible host application, PC
configuration according to the host application.
System requirements Mac:
Macintosh, Power Macintosh with at least G3/500 MHz/100 MHz
bus, min. 256 MB of free RAM (512 MB recommended), 5 GB free
hard disc space, Mac OS 9.x or Mac OS X Version 10.2, Cubase
VST 5.1 or higher, Cubase SX/SL, Nuendo or other VST 2.0 or
DXi compatible host application.