The "Ancient Plucked Dulcimer" is a Instrument Sample Library for Native Instruments' Kontakt 5. The recorded instrument is about thirty years old which is double the age of a 12-years old whisky.
This dulcimer is truly a single malt and that is why its taste is so unique.
- 2 native octaves originally recorded
- 2 octaves pitched extension
- 3 Round-Robins on each note
- Custom spread-knob for widening the stereo panorama
- At least 50 MB of hard drive space
- Kontakt 5 required Full version - Will only work in demo mode in Kontakt Player
- Fantastic marriage of soft strings and silvery overtones
- Perfect for lyrical phrases & arpeggio chords
The patina on the old strings make it seem to be slightly out of tune here and there which gives the instrument a wonderful timbre.
The silvery overtones in the middle and higher register add the special edge to this special sounding instrument.
The Ancient Plucked Dulcimer is a perfect choice for magical or even horrifying music-experiences.