The all-new SESSION STRINGS 2

Quickly add vibrant color and depth to a pop arrangement, dance track, or score. SESSION STRINGS 2 puts you in control of an 11-piece string ensemble, recorded in stunning detail. SESSION STRINGS 2 intuitive interface features Smart Chord, Smart Voice Split and a flexible Rhythm Animator to spark your creativity and give you impressive results with the minimum of distractions.

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Videos
Walkthrough Session Strings 2

Walkthrough

 
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Introduction

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Tracks
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London Pop

A driving string section plus an accented staccato melody, a pizzicato section plus portamenti.

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Glasses

Arpeggiated strings accompany a dark, legato melody line that is shared across string sections.

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Birds

Legato melodies complement the piano lines over a bowed string harmony.

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La Vida

Sharp, syncopated string part provide a rhythmic contrast for a flowing, legato violin melody.

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The Score

Cello and viola lines slowly rise and fall over a mysterious, percussive orchestral background.

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Chicago Home

A legato melody combined with an accented, staccato string pattern over a drum beat.

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The Sun

Violins circle above an arpeggiated triplet pattern and percussive rhythm section.

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Sunday Morning

A syncopated ensemble line and legato, portamento-filled melody slowly building up.

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Features
 

Intimate Sound

Intimate Sound

SESSION STRINGS 2 draws from high-quality recordings of a small modern ensemble consisting of four violins, three violas, two celli, and two double basses. SESSION STRINGS 2 has been designed for maximum ease of use – start playing and instantly control the full ensemble. With more than five times the size of its predecessor, the dry intimate samples accurately capture vintage instruments.

 

Expression made easy

Expression made easy

Bring your string arrangements to life – SESSION STRINGS 2 lets you shape notes and phrases with 14 different articulations, ranging from accent, pizzicato, and crescendo to legato.
Produce a highly realistic ensemble sound - each note in an interval has its own correct legato or portamento transition.

 

Rhythm Animator

Rhythm Animator

The Rhythm Animator transforms chords or single notes into realistic-sounding rhythmical patterns. Choose from a large variety of presets or create your own groove, building seamless rhythmic patches and ostinatos.
Program up to 32 steps - either as single arpeggio notes or full chords, while each note can have its individual articulation. Change the playback mode from 4th through 32th or triplets and control the amount of swing of your pattern.
Instantly switch your patterns via six assignable key switches.

 

Smart Voice Split

Smart Voice Split

Create orchestrated string arrangements with your keyboard in no time. Smart Voice Split automatically allocates each note of a chord to the corresponding instrument group, just as an arranger would do.

 

Smart Chord

Smart Chord

Smart Chord lets you create full ensemble chords, using just one or two fingers. Get perfectly-built chords, orchestrated and arranged for typical strings voicings.

 

Color Multi-FX

Color Multi-FX

Design the sound of your ensemble with the turn of one knob using a powerful master multi-effect capability. Color lets you transform the overall sonic image of your ensemble sound by selecting one of many different effects. The 51 presets are grouped in five categories from emulations of analog studio gear to heavily modulating effects.

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Summary

Session Strings 2

  • Contemporary strings
  • 4 Violins, 3 Violas, 2 Celli, 2 Basses
  • Smart Chord to create fully orchestrated string chords from single keys or pads
  • Smart Voice split to allocate chord notes automatically to the correct instrument group
  • Fully editable Rhythm Animator with 264 patterns
  • Color master effect
  • Native Instruments NKS compatible
  • Size: 15 GB / 11 GB (lossless sample compression)
  • 24 bit, 44.1 kHz
  • Kontakt instrument - requires free Kontakt 5 Player or Kontakt 5 Version 5.8.0 or higher
  • System Requirements:
    • Windows 7, 8 or 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit) Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2, 6 GB RAM
    • Mac OS X 10.11, 10.12 or 10.13 (latest update), i5, 6 GB RAM
    • An Internet connection and a graphics card that supports OpenGL 2.1 or higher are required to download and activate this product. Once installed and activated, the product can be used offline.

Full Version €99 / $99



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Session Strings 2

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