EastWest Silk

GBP £160.00 (UK/EU orders incur VAT)

All instruments featured in SILK are multi-sampled with extreme attention to detail offering the maximum in expression. Quantum Leap SILK contains extensive articulations, interval sampling (where appropriate), round robin (alternate samples), legato scripting & phrases to give the feeling of smooth effortless performance – like silk.

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Each musician recorded for SILK is a master of his instrument, providing the best & most accurate sound available. SILK also allows users to adapt the instruments using dozens of useful micro tunings in the key of their choice. This microtuning system is the first of its kind & is a true breakthrough for PLAY. Instruments from Persia: Electric Cello (bowed string) Kemenche (bowed string) Nay (wind) Duduk (wind) Tar (string) Qanun (string) 30 piece string section (bowed string) Instruments from China: Erhu (bowed string) Zhonghu (bowed string) Jinhu (bowed string) Pipa (string) Guzheng (string) Yangqin (string) Sheng (accordion) Suona low (brass) Suona high (brass) Dizi low (wind) Dizi hi (wind) Xiao (wind) Bawu (wind) Instruments from India: Dilruba (bowed string) Sarod (string) Tanpura (string) Bansuri (wind)

Key Features

  • User interface custom designed for each virtual instrument, including only the controls needed.
  • 64-bit support allows you to load many more instruments and voices, limited only by your system RAM.
  • Easy to use browser displays all of your instruments. Interface automatically changes to display current instrument.
  • Articulation list shows all expressions within the instrument. No need to look up key-switches.
  • Real time performance analysis detects legato and repetitive playing and responds accordingly.
  • Stereo handling allows swapping left and right channels, mono from left, mono from right, or mono sum.
  • Load, unload, mix, pan, mute mic positions with built-in mic mixer (Pianos, Symphonic Orchestra, Symphonic Choirs).
  • The best sounding and most powerful effects engine available, including impulse response reverb, filters, and specialised effects such as Artificial Double Tracking (ADT).
  • Highest quality resampling engine.
  • Custom engine allows us to design instruments without compromise.
  • Load as many instruments as your computer can handle in one application.
  • AU, VST, Standalone, Intel Mac 7 and later, Windows 7 and later, 64-bit, 32-bit

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System Requirements

25 GB Free Hard Disc Space


  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.1GHz or higher (PPC not supported)
  • 8GB RAM
  • Mac OSX 10.7 or later
  • 7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming


  • Intel Core 2 Duo, or AMD Dual Core 2.1GHz or higher
  • 8GB RAM
  • Windows 7 or later
  • Sound card with ASIO drivers
  • 7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming

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