HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA is the combination of Hollywood Strings, Hollywood Brass, Hollywood Orchestral Woodwinds, and Hollywood Orchestral Percussion; collectively the most detailed and comprehensive orchestral virtual instrument collection available. In addition to HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA, the production team recently added HOLLYWOOD SOLO INSTRUMENTS which includes Hollywood Harp, Hollywood Solo Cello, and Hollywood Solo Violin. Each of the Hollywood Solo Instruments can be purchased separately; or you can subscribe to EastWest’s ComposerCloud which includes Hollywood Orchestra, Hollywood Solo Instruments and over 60 other collections for a low monthly fee.
HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA offers unprecedented control over the sound and the instruments, including up to 5 mic positions (Diamond Edition) for all instruments, and is a must have compositional tool for serious composers. HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA and HOLLYWOOD SOLO INSTRUMENTS are also available in lower cost Silver and Gold Editions, including the best stereo mic position chosen by the producers.
HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA includes EastWest’s PLAY 64-bit software, that includes powerful scripting for ease of use, and more user control than any other collection — all recorded in the famous EASTWEST STUDIO 1, the home of major Hollywood Soundtracks and Television Themes.
HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA production team includes 2019 GRAMMY WINNER “Best Engineered Album, Classical”, ACADEMY AWARD, C.A.S. (Cinema Audio Society), BAFTA, and EMMY award-winning sound engineer SHAWN MURPHY, who has recorded and mixed the scores for more than 300 feature films including Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: A Musical Journey, Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park The Lost World, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Titanic, etc.; and multiple award-winning EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP producers DOUG ROGERS and NICK PHOENIX, and composer and orchestrator THOMAS BERGERSEN.
Truly the holy grail of orchestral virtual instruments HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA and HOLLYWOOD SOLO INSTRUMENTS were released in sections as each section of the orchestra was completed, and have already received multiple major awards from the international press, including Electronic Musician’s “Editor’s Choice Award” and Future Music’s “Platinum Award” for it’s unprecedented detail, superior true legato, sound quality, and sound control with five user-controllable mic positions, including main pickup (Decca tree), mid pickup, close pickup, surround pickup, and an alternate vintage circa 1945 RCA ribbon room pickup.
HOLLYWOOD ORCHESTRA and HOLLYWOOD SOLO INSTRUMENTS are the culmination of over seven years of recording, editing, and programming, and is a must have compositional tool for serious composers.