Precisionsound releases Finnish Concert Kantele for Kontakt, EXS24 and HALion 04/01/12
Precisionsound has released Finnish Concert Kantele for Kontakt, EXS24 and HALion. They tell us that the sound of the Kantele is unique and useful in many music genres, both for strumming and arpeggio style playing and melodies.
The Finnish Concert Kantele Sample Set is a 36 stringed (A#0 to A#5) concert Kantele recorded in stereo in 4 velocity layers and 4 round robin layers per velocity layer. Precisionsound recorded 3 types of articulations/picking styles:
Sustained (4 velocity layers, 4 round robin layers)
Damped (4 velocity layers, 4 round robin layers)
Sticks (1 velocity layer, 2 round robin layers)
The tonal range of the programs is B0-C6.
All 1160 stereo samples were recorded at 24 bits, and 44.1 sample rate. The total size of the library uncompressed is 2.56GB. Program list:
9 programs for HALion 1.11 and above
12 programs for Kontakt 2
1 scripted program for Kontakt 3 and above
13 programs for EXS24
The full version of Kontakt 3 4 or 5 is required for the scripted version. For the non scripted Kontakt programs, the full version of Kontakt 2 is required. Finnish Concert Kantele will not work with the free Kontakt Player. All formats are included when you buy Finnish Concert Kantele. Pricing and Availability:
Finnish Concert Kantele costs $69 (+$11 if you want it on DVD).