Steinberg has announced that HALion Symphonic Orchestra, a new 27 GB orchestral library featuring the award-winning HALion sampler engine, is shipping now to resellers and outlets worldwide.
“We’re very proud of this new product, that provides a complete, all-round orchestral sound solution for musicians, producers, composers in just about any field or genre,” comments Steinberg’s Product Manager for Virtual Instruments, Helge Vogt. “HSO is not only technologically highly advanced but makes a full symphony orchestra controllable and playable in a highly intuitive and creative way,” he continues.
The top-quality HALion Symphonic Orchestra library features over 1250 orchestral string, woodwind, brass and percussion instrument patches, including a vast array of articulations and playing styles. HSO also offers state-of-the-art sampling technologies such as RealAmbience, RAMSave™, Crescendo Control and much more. For more information on HALion Symphonic Orchestra, please see www.steinberg.net/hso.
Price and Availability
HALion Symphonic Orchestra is available at Steinberg dealers for $499.99 MSRP. HALion String Edition 1 or 2 customers can upgrade to HALion Symphonic Orchestra for $199 or $99 respectively. Owners of many competing orchestral sample products can crossgrade to HSO for only $299.