Login / Register  0 items | $0.00 New What is KVR? Submit News Advertise
Precisionsound

Precisionsound releases Indian Surmandal for Kontakt, HALion & EXS24

Precisionsound has announced the release of Indian Surmandal for Kontakt, HALion and EXS24.

"Surmandal" also known as "Swarmandal" is a small Indian harp. It is generally used to accompany vocalists playing arpeggios and notes with the right thumb in Hindustani Classical music. The Surmandal was used in The Beatles songs "Strawberry Fields Forever," "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," and "Within You Without You", plucked with a guitar pick like done here with the "Indian Surmandal" SampleSet.

Contents:

  • 867 24-bit WAV files.
  • 16 programs for all versions of Steinberg HALion.
  • 16 programs for Logic EXS24.
  • 16 programs for NI Kontakt v1 and v2.
  • 2 program for NI Kontakt v3 and v4.

Surmandal Plectrum
The "Surmandal" programs are the plectrum picked Surmandal from C1 to G4 with all notes and half notes sampled. The mappings are E2 to G5, the G5 is stretched to C6 and E2 is stretched down to C2. Every note has been sampled in 4 velocity layers and has 4 samples for every layer, these have been programmed as "round robin" for the Kontakt and EXS24 programs. The HALion programs have all samples mapped as velocity layers instead, a total of 16 velocity layers

Surmandal Thaats
A Thaat is a musical mode in Hindustani music which always has seven notes (excluding the repeated tonic) and is considered the basis for the system of organizing and classifying ragas in North Indian classical music.

Each Thaat contains a different combination of altered and natural notes. The flattening or sharpening of pitches always occurs with reference to the interval pattern in Bilawal Thaat (the major scale). It is important to note that, as in the Western church modes, each Thaat is a series of intervals, not a series of notes. That is, one can arbitrarily designate any pitch as C (the tonic) and build the series from there. Many different ragas can originate from each Thaat (also called father raga).

There are ten generally accepted Thaats, all included in the Indian Surmandal SampleSet: Bilawal, Khamaj, Kafi, Asavari, Bhairavi, Bhairav, Kalyan, Marwa, Purvi & Todi. These are strummed up/down in different speeds and also clusters of notes for each Thaat.

Price

Indian Surmandal costs $69 (+$11 if you want it on DVD) and all formats are included.

Products Related To This Item
Discussion: Active

Discussion

Please log in to join the discussion

Related news...

Other Related News
16 Jan 2017 Precisionsound releases Baby Cabinet Organ for NI Kontakt & EXS2403 Aug 2016 Precisionsound releases Bulgarian Tupans for Kontakt20 May 2016 Precisionsound releases Praktik Cittra No. 6 for NI Kontakt05 Apr 2016 #KVRDeal Expired Precisionsound Spring Sale: 50% Off On All Sample Libraries08 Mar 2016 Precisionsound releases Royal Reed Organ for Kontakt 515 Dec 2015 Precisionsound releases Folk Lute Guitar for NI Kontakt 504 Oct 2015 Precisionsound releases "Persian Daf" for Kontakt and Logic EXS2421 Sep 2015 Precisionsound releases African Udu for NI Kontakt and Logic EXS2403 Aug 2015 Precisionsound releases Sun Drum for NI Kontakt & Logic EXS2419 Jun 2015 Precisionsound releases Shepherds Flute for Kontakt, EXS24 & SoundFont21 Apr 2015 #KVRDeal Expired Spring Sale at Precisionsound: 50% off on all sample libraries17 Apr 2015 Precisionsound releases Dan Moi - Vietnamese Jaw Harps for Kontakt, EXS24 & SoundFont01 Apr 2015 Precisionsound releases Steel Tongue Drum for NI Kontakt & Logic EXS2403 Mar 2015 Precisionsound releases Classroom Pumporgan for NI Kontakt & EXS2404 Feb 2015 Precisionsound releases Lute Harp for NI Kontakt and Logic EXS2414 Nov 2014 Precisionsound releases Victorini Accordion for NI Kontakt and Logic EXS2405 Sep 2014 Precisionsound updates Jetstream: sound design workstation for Kontakt01 Aug 2014 Precisionsound releases Jetstream 2: Sound Design Workstation for Kontakt14 Jul 2014 Precisionsound releases Andes 25F for Kontakt16 Jun 2014 Precisionsound releases "Angelic Vocal Pads 6" for Kontakt and EXS24
21 Feb 2017 #KVRDeal (until Tuesday, February 28, 2017) 70% off “The Solstice Bundle” by Zapzorn21 Feb 2017 Sonus Dept. releases "Ritual Kontakts" - Ritual sound library for Kontakt21 Feb 2017 Native Instruments updates Kontakt and Kontakt Player to v5.6.620 Feb 2017 Versilian Studios Opens Scoring Contest for All VSCO 2 Users20 Feb 2017 Drumdrops releases "Vintage Funk Kit" in four different sample packs15 Feb 2017 Impact Soundworks releases Straight Ahead Jazz Horns for Kontakt Player14 Feb 2017 Puremagnetik releases Paragons for Ableton Live, Kontakt & Logic14 Feb 2017 CL-Projects releases three new Kontakt Bundles13 Feb 2017 #KVRDeal Expired Output Offers 2 Free Expansions Packs (with purchase)13 Feb 2017 Dream Audio Tools releases Dream Guitars - Cinematic Guitars for Kontakt12 Feb 2017 #KVRDeal (until Monday, March 13, 2017) Aviram Dayan Production Offers & Coupons12 Feb 2017 Autodafe releases G&S Custom Work 2.0 Drum Kits for Kontakt11 Feb 2017 SoundEngine.com releases "Big Block: Clavinet + Pianet" for Logic Pro's EXS2410 Feb 2017 Steinberg releases HALion 6, HALion Sonic 3 and Absolute 309 Feb 2017 #KVRDeal Expired Bela D Media Offer: 50% Off Diva Revamp09 Feb 2017 #KVRDeal (until Tuesday, February 28, 2017) Autodafe: DRM32 Analog Drum Machine Introductory Price08 Feb 2017 Cmusic Production releases "SOLO Flugelhorn" for Kontakt08 Feb 2017 Audio Verge releases "Zero Dawn: Cinematic Loops" (Kontakt, WAV & Apple Loops)08 Feb 2017 #KVRDeal Expired Origins of Audio: Valentine's Day Discount Storewide07 Feb 2017 #KVRDeal Expired VSTBuzz Offer: 70% off Primal by Sonixinema

Show more...