Two string instrument captured for the first time. 21/10/05
Kong Audio have added a third instrument to their unique Chinese Collection. The ChineeErhu is the virtual version of the ancient two string bowed instrument dating back to the 7th Cnetury AD (Tang Dynasty) and is still widely used in China. It'sone of the most representative classical Chinese instruments nowadays. It's also very popular in the whole Asia.
Erhu has a special synthetic flavour which is drastically different
from the Western violin. Whilst violin sounds like a splendid soprano
in a grand musical, Erhu tells her life story in a hoarse tone from
the dark alley. This gives Erhu an unique sound character that's like
For the musicians who are after the purist Chinese sound, ChineeErhu
is a must-have. For the musicians who are after exotic and
inspirational string sound, ChineeErhu fits the need as well.
Three different genre of demo songs featuring ChineeErhu:
Kong Audio recorded the sessions with a distinguished Erhu musician,
Mr. YuSheng Liu(who has won in several national/provincial Erhu
competitions), to capture the nuance and brilliance of various
delicate Erhu playing techniques.
ChineeErhu contains extensive alternative expressions of legato,
vibrato, F-p-F, staccatos, pizzicato, tremolos, glide and trills,
cleverly woven and programmed to be used with MIDI
aftertouch/modwheel, along with the keyswitch feature provided by the
plugin, to bring the users the most lively articulations as easily
accessible as possible.
System requirements and specs:
Windows 98/ME/2000/XP. 256mb RAM. *Windows platform only
All samples are recorded in 24bit 44.1khz.
The Playback samplerate is 16bit, 44.1khz.