The BALKAN CLARINET is a new playable Bb clarinet that captures the style and nuances of Balkan music and beyond. It is ideal for a variety of musical genres, from jazz, pop, traditional music, Bregovic-style scores and world music.
Requires full version of KONTAKT 5.6.8 or above (not compatible with Free Kontakt Player).
Superbly delivered by virtuoso reed player Achille Succi, it comes with 18 exciting articulations including sustained vibrato notes, normal-double and triple staccatos, short glissandos up and down (scoops) and lots of stylistic embellishments and tempo synced approach notes to give your melody a vibrant life! A must HAVE for composers and producers looking for high realism and instant gratification!
Balkan Clarinet comes with a highly intuitive, easy-to-use and ready-to-play interface with 2 top class reverb algorithms, delay and a gritty pedal-like distortion.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION FOR BALKAN CLARINET
1625 samples in ncw. format. Requires full version of KONTAKT 5.6.8 or above (not compatible with Free Kontakt Player).
Size: 763.7 MB (Uncompressed file)
8 GB of RAM or more is highly recommended. You need to be able to run Kontakt Full Version 5.6.8+.
Sample resolution: .ncw format
18 Keyswitches (Articulations):
~Half Tone Long Mordent
~Short Gliss Up
~Whole Tone Long Mordent
~Short Gliss Down
~Half Tone Short Mordent
~Whole Tone Short Mordent
~Double Staccato (Double Tonguing)
~Minor Third Short Mordent
~Triple Staccato (Double Tonguing)
~Strong Vibrato Sustained Notes
~Special Balkan articulation
~Half Tone Double Mordent
~Balkan Phrase (tempo-synced)
~Whole Tone Double Mordent
~4-note approach #1 (tempo-synced)
~4-note approach #2 (tempo -synced)
BUILT-IN EFFECTS AND CONTROLLERS:
~Gritty pedal-like distortion
Instrument: Alto Sax
Musician: Achilles Succi
Recorded and mixed at HAVE Studio, Madrid, Spain
UI and Graphic Design: Kovdra Bureau