“The sound oozes class and seems particularly tailored to scoring and pop production work.
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“Its simple operation makes for a fun sit-down-and-jam experience, but it can also sound quite impressive when sequencing a complex arrangement using the separate violin, viola, celli and bass instruments, ….

For anyone producing music from 1960s pop to soul to disco and even Hip-Hop styles, Session Strings Pro should be a perfect fit.”

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Videos

Overview

 
Tracks

Seventh Kingdom

Combining the different ensembles gives you an expansive, widescreen sound.

City Of Lights

It's easy to get a contemporary sound with warmth and edge.

Chasing Game

A dense action trailer track. Both short ostinatos and big lyrical lines maintain clarity and tone.

Hit The Floor

Hear the tight sound of Sections 1 and 2. Notice the precise timing of the short strings articulations.

Desperate Run

The modulation wheel is a great way to control dynamics.

Jam Master

With just one ensemble, Session Strings Pro provides the perfect sound for driving modern funk.

Heading Home

In this track, the Animator is responsible for the driving Spiccato and Staccato lines.

After All

The modulation wheel can control dynamics. Shift from the softest Piano to the hardest Fortissimo.

Modern Club

The modern edge and the precise attack slides these strings nicely into modern synth productions.

My Town Dancer

70s Soul with Session Strings Pros MTown presets.

Way To Go

Session Strings Pro's unique Bow Noise Control can give the strings that extra 'edge' if required.

Bach BWV 179

The classical qualities of Session Strings Pro.

Features
 

Maximum Strings

Maximum Strings

Session Strings Pro is the new gold standard for contemporary studio strings.
Take control of an 11-piece ensemble, recorded with the utmost precision in four different settings for maximum flexibility and realism.
With its immaculate, intimate quality, unique musical workflow and vivid, modern edge, Session Strings Pro is the premium choice for pop, R&B and much more.

 

The Ensembles

The Ensembles

Taking the intuitive approach of Session Strings to new heights of quality and detail, Session Strings Pro is 20 times bigger with refined workflows, separate instrument groups, a choice of instrument placements, 29 articulations and more precise control.
Each of the four ensembles consists of five instrument groups: full ensemble, four violins, three violas, two cellos and two basses.
Pull out individual instrument groups, or play full ensembles mapped across the keyboard.

 

Customizable Animator

Customizable Animator

The Animator transforms chords into realistic-sounding rhythmical phrases. Simply hold down a chord and enjoy instant rhythmic arpeggios.
The Animator is completely customizable — program up to 16 individual steps, then apply dynamics, groove and swing to your liking.
It works in multiple time-signatures, and provides a choice of three short-note articulations: Staccato, Spiccato and Pizzicato.

 

Performance and Production Presets

Performance and Production Presets

With Performance Presets you can assign articulation changes to your pedals and controllers to keep both hands free for playing. Define up to five articulations in the same preset, one each assigned to Main, Velocity Switch, Sustain Control, Expression Control and Pitch Bend.
The Production Presets are designed for detailed composition and recording: assign six articulations to keys on your MIDI keyboard for flawless articulation changes.

 

Flexible Ensembles

Flexible Ensembles

Session Strings Pro enables precise and detailed control, right down to the amount of bow noise.
Choose between classic or pop instrument placements; experiment with close and wide microphone positions; or combine two ensembles for a full, widescreen sound.

 

Standard and MTown

Standard and MTown

Standard presets offer the sound of close, intimate and detailed studio strings, whereas MTown features the glamorous, vintage sound of the legendary 60s and 70s synonymous with iconic Motown recordings.

Summary

Session Strings Pro

  • Maximum contemporary strings
  • 11 piece ensemble in 4 different sections
  • 4 violins, 3 violas, 2 cellos, 2 basses
  • Full ensemble or individual instrument group NKIs
  • 29 articulations for detailed expression
  • Editable Animator for instant custom rhythm
  • Bow noise control
  • Dedicated NKIs for performance and production
  • Contemporary and MTown presets
  • 20 times bigger than Session Strings
  • Size: 48 GB / 32 GB (lossless sample compression)
  • 24 bit, 44.1 kHz
  • Requires free Kontakt 5 Player or Kontakt 5 Version 5.5.1 or higher
    • Windows 7, 8.1 or 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit), Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 4 GB RAM
    • Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10 oder 10.11 (latest update), Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM

Full Version €299 / $299

Owners Manual

Session Strings Pro

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