Brazilian Series - Tam Tam - Kontakt Instrument
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Brazilian Series: Tam Tam

Version: Kontakt 5.5 / NCW / V1.1

Traditional Brazilian Percussion


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Product Overview

The Tantã is a percussive instrument consisting of a cylindrical type of side drum similar to the brazilian atabaque with a wooden or aluminum shaft. It has an animal or polyester skin drum head on only one of its sides. Its diameter can vary though the most used is one is the 12" tantã also called rebolo in Brazil.

Update Log: V 1.1

– New Graphical Interface
– Minor Improvements

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  • Full Retail version of Kontakt 5.5 or later required
  • Ability to download
  • MAC 2.0Ghz, 2GB ram
  • PC 2.0Ghz+, 2GB ram
  • Sample resolution: 44.1Khz / 24Bit stereo compressed .ncw format


A novelty in the new libraries is the individual control of session microphones. You can mix 3 distinct microphones in different positions providing more freedom and timbre options in the song. Control the microphones even within the loops.


This instrument is used to set the rhythm and it's played with the hands usually to play samba and other brazilian rhythms.
It was created by Sereno a brazilian sambista musician of Rio de Janeiro member and one of the founders of the pagode group Fundo de Quintal.

The tantã was recorded by the great musician and percussionist Robson "Batata" renowned Brazilian musician.

Mic Placement
3 microphones were used in different positions. Mix or use the sound you like best within the mix.

Just right effects
No hundreds of effects and loads of knobs which you don't use. Each effect has been made to enhance the sample intelligently.

Full Kontakt 5.5 Required

Clean Samples
All the samples are carefully recorded using Apogee converters and preamps. Everything recorded at 44100Hz, 24bit.

Typical Rhythms
The samples offer great traditional rhythms and beats.

Perfect Ambience
Use the convolution reverb and create a perfect environment. Unlike other Brazilian libraries each instrument is recorded with dry ambience preserving the real character of the instrument.



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Really natural sounding Brazilian percussion. I bought this to do some dance/club music in the style of Buraka Som Sistema

Jer Olsen

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