Big Fish Audio has unveiled London Solo Strings (Mac/Win; $399.95), a 24-bit collection available for GigaSampler, Kontakt Player, DXi2, VST, RTAS, and AU. The string library offers violin (including one made in 1740), viola, cello and double-bass, playing a host of articulations: arco, marcato, martele, spiccato, sul tasto, ponticelli, ponticelli tremolo, half step and whole step trills, tremolo, pizzicato, ricochet, harmonics, Bartok (snap) pizzicato, and numerous effects.
The library is over 3.75 GB in size and features solo settings of each instrument. The Kontakt version offers round robin and keyswitching programs. The GigaSampler version offers only keyswitching. For more information, visit Big Fish Audio.