IK Multimedia Miroslav Philharmonik Software Synth

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Transport your studio to Prague's Dvorak Symphony Hall with this software's string and woodwind sounds.

A workstation focused on orchestral instruments, ensembles and choirs, Philharmonik is a powerful integrated Orchestral Workstation combining the legendary Miroslav Orchestral and Choir sample collection masterpieces, with a dedicated plug-in instrument specifically tailored toward classical sounds and arrangements.

Includes the legendary Miroslav Vitous orchestra and choir

Miroslav orchestral samples are some of the most playable and inspiring sounds ever produced for symphonic arrangements and composition. They've marked the atmosphere of hundreds of movies and productions and have become the tool of choice for many Oscar-winning composers.

Some of the most beautiful, lush orchestral samples ever recorded

Never before has so much feeling and emotion been captured in orchestral sampling. Miroslav was able to bring out the rich character of symphonic music with a special sound that is unique and powerfully expressive.

True acoustic placement within the Dvorak Symphony Hall

For incredible acoustic realism, the string, brass and woodwind sections have been captured in the proper acoustic orchestral positions in one of the most famous symphony halls in the world, the Dvorak Symphony Hall in Prague. No need for simulation with panning, just call up the elements of the orchestra and instantly sound like a symphony. These sounds have a texture, warmth, and beauty that is unique in the sample world.

Features:

- 16-part multitimbral sample-based read more orchestral workstation with layerable parts
- Two DVDs and over 4,200 sounds (for over 7 GB of samples)
- 3 synth engines: enhanced Stretch(tm) and Pitch-Shift/Time-Stretch (PS/TS) plus traditional Resampling
- Powerful Multi-Effects section that includes 4 effects per Part, 4 Send and 4 Master effects
- 20 built-in DSP effects
- Part and Master Loop Sync
- Independent Part and Master Volume/Pan controls
- Works as a standalone application as well as a plug-in in Mac OS (Universal Binary), and Windows (XP/Vista)
- Supported plug-in formats: VST, RTAS, and AU
- Sounds can be read by SampleTank 2.5 and can be used to expand its world of sound
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Power PC based Macintosh
- Minimal: dual 1 GHz G4 processor, 1GB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
- Suggested: dual 2 GHz G5 processor, 2 GB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
- Supported Plug-in formats: AU, VST, RTAS.

Intel based Macintosh
- Minimal: 1.5 GHz Intel processor, 1 GB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4.4 or later.
- Suggested: 2.3 GHz Intel Core Duo processor, 2 GB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.4.4 or later.
- Supported Plug-in formats: AU, VST, RTAS.

Windows
- Minimal: Pentium 4 / Athlon XP processor, 1 GB of RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7.
- Suggested: 2.33 GHz Intel Core Duo processor, 2 GB of RAM, Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7.
- Supported Plug-in formats: VST, RTAS.

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Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (6 ratings)
Submitted November 18, 2008 by a customer from gmail.com
"Buy this product!!!"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I'll be satisfied with this until they come out with the next version or somebody like EastWest outdoes them. This thing coupled with my IR-1 is effing killer. Yeah, I'll be using this for a while.
Sound
Blown away. This things really makes you realize just how sucky and artificial sounding the rest of your string modules really were. And man, do I have a lot to choose from!
Features
I could probably tweak this baby to fit any need I'd have for it.
Ease of Use
Really? No question. This is super easy to use.
Quality
You won't find a string module better than this right now. If you want something better, hire players. Serious.
Value
You either pay the union rates every time you need players or you pay this small (IMO for what you get) one time fee. You're choice. 10...out of 10.
Manufacturer Support
Haven't used it yet.
The Wow Factor
It looks official. I liken it to the look of the Waves line of plugs, or Auto-Tune. When you think of quality plugins for this or that need, certain ones comes to mind, images and all. This plug commands that through it's look, feel, and functionality.
Musical Background:
Active Musician and Recording Engineer
Musical Style:
Hip Hop/Pop/Electronica
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