ShamiKoto is a virtual koto (13-stringed) and shamisen (three-stringed lute) designed to emulate those traditional Japanese stringed instruments. Includes pre-recorded koto glissandos as well as a few shamisen technique emulations with plectrum (bachi) or finger, like hajiki (left hand finger plucked-string), sukui (bachi upstroke), and tataki (bachi swift downward stroke).
Quick selector to switch between different preset sounds:
Koto Trill Effect.
Koto Glissando 1 Ascending (Straight).
Koto Glissando 2 Descending (Straight).
Koto Glissando 3 Ascending (Straight).
Koto Glissando 4 Descending (Straight).
Koto Glissando 5 Ascending (Straight).
Koto Glissando 6 Descending (Straight).
Koto Glissando 7 Ascending (Wavy).
Koto Glissando 8 Descending (Wavy).
Koto Glissando 9 Ascending-Descending Set.
Shamisen 3-Stringed Lute.
Shamisen (Hajiki/Left Hand Finger Plucking).
Shamisen (Sukui/Bachi Upstroke).
Shamisen (Tataki/Bachi Downstroke).
Low Frequency Oscillator Section: These knobs apply modulation to the selected instrument. By using the LFO to modulate various aspects of the audio signal, you can apply effects such as vibrato or tremolo.
ADSR envelope generator with Attack, Sustain, Decay and Release parameters.
Pitch Bend: The Pitch Bend knob directly changes the pitch of the selected instrument.
Reverb built-in: provides a spaciousness and depth to simulate the sound reflections from walls, floors and ceilings following a sound created in an acoustically reflective environment. Small rooms can be modeled as well as large spaces.
Filter Section: with filter type box for low pass filter and high pass filter.
Amplitude Range Parameters: It controls the loudness, the way in which we perceive amplitude.The sensitivity level is set by the user.
Panning potentiometer control.
MIDI CC Automation: Implementation of MIDI Continuous Controller parameters for use with external hardware control via DAW.