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Since we decided to bundle both libraries with Iconica Opus. Iconica now brings everything to the table to create iconic-sounding masterpieces, said Florian Haack, senior marketing manager, Steinberg.
After releasing the orchestral library Iconica Sections & Players
in June, Steinberg has now announced the immediate availability of two further Iconica family members.
Iconica Ensembles is an easily accessible library, providing perfectly matched ensembles of strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion alongside more than 40 different presets. This makes Iconica Ensembles the ideal tool for composers and producers to deliver beautiful arrangements without delving into details.
Iconica Opus combines Iconica Sections & Players
and Iconica Ensembles into a powerful tool for composers and producers. With over 190 GB of content, comprising strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion and a harp alongside ensembles and presets, as well as a huge variety of expressions and articulations, Iconica Opus incorporates the entire instrumental spectrum of a symphonic orchestra.
The Iconica libraries are developed for HALion. Both Note Expression and Expression Maps are capabilities that VST 3 has to offer, allowing users to create unique textures with the played orchestral instruments.
Both Ensembles and Sections & Players
run on the included HALion Sonic SE 3 player, while also being compatible with HALion 6 and HALion Sonic 3. They can be used as stand-alone applications or as plug-ins in every DAW supporting VST 3, AAX or AU.
Florian Haack, senior marketing manager at Steinberg, commented: "Iconica Ensembles is a great addition to Iconica Sections & Players. Users can now easily outline everything with Iconica Ensembles and delve into the details afterward. Since we decided to bundle both libraries with Iconica Opus. Iconica now brings everything to the table to create iconic-sounding masterpieces."
Availability and pricing
The retail version of Iconica Ensembles is available from resellers and through the Steinberg Online Shop. The suggested retail price is US $299.99.
An introductory price for Iconica Ensembles is available at US $199.99, until October 9, 2018.
The retail version of Iconica Opus is available from resellers and through the Steinberg Online Shop. The suggested retail price is US $999.99.
An introductory price for Iconica Opus is available at US $848.99, until October 9, 2018.
Over 40 presets and 45 GB of carefully handcrafted orchestral ensembles for different styles of music
Produces great results in next to no time
Makes composition fast and agile, with the great sound which defines Iconica
Designed for modern productions and projects which have to be completed under heavy time pressure
Every sample and preset recorded in stunning sound quality
All presets feature different expressions for the greatest realism
Correct orchestral positioning for every sound
HALion library compatible with VST 3, AAX, VST 2 (Windows only) and AU
Free HALion Sonic SE 3 included
190 GB compressed audio (145 GB in Sections & Players; 45 GB in Ensembles)
A wide range of strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion and harp recordings
Intuitive user interface with exceptional playability
Many presets and articulations for stimulating ideas and detailed composing
Supports Expression Maps
Compatible with any DAW that uses VST 3, AAX or AU
HALion library with free HALion Sonic SE 3 included
Product page for Iconica Ensembles: https://www.steinberg.net/iconica-ensembles
Product page for Iconica Opus: https://www.steinberg.net/iconica-opus
About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
Steinberg is known the world over for its music and audio software and hardware solutions. The company has been developing, manufacturing and selling innovative products for musicians and producers in the music, film, post production and multimedia industries since 1984. Steinberg products are used by Grammy and Oscar award-winning composers, engineers and producers. The company also offers business customers license-management and copy-protection systems.