Impact Soundworks has released Ventus Ethnic Winds - Ocarinas, the fifth release in its Ventus Ethnic Winds series of deeply-sampled solo ethnic woodwinds virtual instruments, this time representing a deeply-sampled selection of (Costa Rican Pendant, Triple, and Chinese Xun) ocarinas for Kontakt.
Ventus Ethnic Winds - Ocarinas features three ocarinas with unique timbres, ranges, and styles. It includes 12+ playing techniques per instrument and over 900 pre-recorded phrases. An ornament system allows for unique, authentic performances and TACT (Total Articulation Control Technology) provides what Impact Soundworks say is "the ultimate solution for fully customizable mapping."
- Over 5,500 24-bit samples recorded through warm ribbon & room mics.
- Three unique ocarinas.
- Up to 12 articulations.
- Bends, vibrato, extended techniques.
- Over 890 phrases. multiple lengths & styles.
- Phrases also provided as WAV.
- Unified Ventus interface.
- Dozens of under-the-hood tweaking controls.
- Ornament system for effortless authentic performances.
- Phrase playback editor.
- Easy FX rack with analog-modeled EQ, compressor, delay & reverb.
- TACT - Total Articulation Control Technology for easy customization of all playing techniques.
Ventus Ethnic Winds - Ocarinas can be purchased and downloaded (as a 7GB library totalling 5,500-plus 24-bit samples) directly from Impact Soundworks for $99.00 USD here (Different discounts are available to owners of other Ventus Ethnic Winds libraries, depending on how many libraries are already owned).
The first five Ventus Ethnic Winds releases are available as a combined bundle for $349.00 USD — representing a 30% saving over purchasing each library individually — directly from Impact Soundworks here.
Note that Ventus Ethnic Winds - Ocarinas requires the full version of Native Instruments Kontakt (5.5.2 or higher).
Watch Impact Soundworks Lead Developer Andrew Aversa's video walkthrough: youtu.be/_Hh5-pZHhUc