The Bandura is the national instrument of Ukraine. The company has sampled a 55-string Bandura made by the Chernihiv factory in the 1980s.
Playing styles included in the library are:
- Solo (4 velocity layers, 6 round robin layers).
- Trio (4 velocity layers 2 round robin layers, based upon the same samples as "Solo" with 3 samples per note).
- FX1-3 (178 sound effects created with the instrument).
The tonal range of the instrument is A0-D#5, mapped from A1-D#6 in the keyboard. All samples were recorded at 24 bits, and 44.1 Sample rate.
The SampleSet contains 1315 mono WAV samples mapped as 9 programs for Kontakt 2 and above, 1 scripted program for Kontakt v.3-5, and 10 programs for EXS24. The total size of the library uncompressed is 2GB. All formats are included.
Price: $69 download (+$11 for DVD). Full version of Kontakt is required, this library does NOT work with the free Kontakt Player.
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