Best Service announces NAMM Show NEWS with “The Orchestra” & “Chris Hein Solo Strings” Updates and New Emotional Violin


Best Service has fired the starting pistol with our first press release for NAMM 2018.

In the news release, Best Service announces new Emotional Violin (available in Feb 2018). After the success of the developers Emotional Cello library, the new Emotional Violin is announced as having 2 Master patches with true legato as well as 50articulationss! More info below.

After the big splash Sonuscore made with The Orchestra last year, it is very exciting to see an update announced for the affordable and powerful orchestral library for Kontakt.  The V1.1 Update will be FREE for all registered users. See details below.

And last but certainly not least, Best Service announced that the Chris Hein Solo Strings library will be adding 8 new instruments! This is huge news for those of us who are fans of the man, the legend Mr. Chris Hein and his deep sampled expressive Solo String libraries! Best of all, this is scheduled to be a FREE update for owners of the CH Solo String collection. More details below.



Emotional Violin

After the great success of “Emotional Cello” Best Service now presents “Emotional Violin” to complement the line of stringed virtual instruments, playable with the highest possible level of expression, perfect for film-scoring, pop-production, song-writing, classic and modern avant-garde compositions

As Emotional Cello, Emotional Violin has been created by Harmonic Subtones, a Munich based developer team to be used with Native Instrument’s Kontakt 5 Player

Emotional Violin offers:

  • 2 Masterpatches with true legato:
    – Romantic Violin
    – Intimate Violin
  • packed with over 50 articulations:
    Normal sustains with and without vibrato, multiple progressive vibratos, multiple espressivo, flautando, sul ponticello, morbid sustains, harmonics, multiple spiccatos, staccato, marcato, tremolo, tremolo sul ponticello,multiple trills, pizzicato, pizzicato snap, Paganini pizzicato, scratches, Piazolla FX, diverse violin effects, violin Percussion
  • Effect Section with modeled sordino, timbre impulses, room, reverb, EQ
  • Streamlined for ease of use:
    Keyswitches with MIDI-learn-function, momentary keyswitches, purge & unload unused articulations
  • microtuning

Emotional Violin  $ 199.-  € 199.-

Manufactured by Best Service, available from February 2018, at and Best Service key dealers.


The Orchestra Update V1.1

Best Service is proud to present an extensive first update for The Orchestra.

Besides a couple of smaller bug fixes, primary it will include
additional content and new features:

  • A Glockenspiel has been added to the engine as a traditional single patch
  • 42 new presets and 15 new multis are here to keep you inspired
  • you can now play triplets with our engine
  • the new user preset browser makes it easy for you to save and share your presets
  • in the mixer you can choose the output of the channel if you run KONTAKT as a multi-output plugin
  • on the new settings page you can change the Midi CC which controls the dynamic and activate our new humanizer
  • the instrument browser automatically jumps to the right instrument loaded into the slot you want to edit
  • the mute buttons are now automatable
  • solo and mute buttons are also available on the main page

The V 1.1 Update will be FREE for all registered users!


FREE Update adding 8 (!) new Instruments for Chris Hein Solo Strings

Collection of virtual Solo Strings by Chris Hein

Chris Hein Solo Strings Complete is an extensive Solo Strings Library including Chris Hein´s Solo Violin, Solo Viola, Solo Cello and Solo ContraBass – all recorded with greatest care and endless details, precisely edited and merged into a practical and musical instrument for NI‘s Kontakt Player.

Choose from a staggering 102 different attack shapes per note using the unique Note Head function, all with just a single fader. Two on-board convolution reverbs allow you to design the body of the instrument and the performance space itself. The DSP effects rack gives unlimited power to process the string sound, from soundtrack-ready to other-wordly.

The update will make Chris Hein‘s Solo Strings the most comprehensive collection of virtual string instruments you can buy in one package.

  • Solo Violin 1.2 now contains 2 violins – will be extended to 4 different violins in January
  • Solo Viola now contains 1 viola  – will be extended to 3 different violas in January
  • Solo Cello now contains 2 celli  – will be extended to 4 different celli in January
  • Solo Contra Bass now contains 1 bass  – will be extended to 3 different basses in January
  • Solo Strings Complete contains all instruments as listed above

The Update will be FREE for all registered users.