8Dio Productions has released Greek Percussion, a virtual instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
The instrument tradition of the mediterranean region goes far, far back in history. One of the countries with the longest tradition is Greece, which has instrument dating back to the Neolithic Age (7th-4th millennium BCE). The 8Dio Greek Percussion (+26.000 samples) contains a wide selection of beautiful, historical Greek percussion instruments, including 18″ and 22″ Daouli Drums, small and large Toubeleki Drums, 22″ Bendir Drum, Epirousian Tambourine, Rek Tambourine and additional auxiliary percussion.
For this library, we have selected the most characteristic and important percussion instruments used in today’s folklore not only in greece, but also in the countries surrounding it.
Greek Percussion features
- +26.120 Samples. 3.6GB (compressed from 16.4GB).
- 5 Mic Positions (Front, Rear, Overhead, Semi-Close & Room).
- Daouli 18″ and Daouli 22″ Drums.
- Small and Large Toubeleki Drums.
- Bendir 22″ Drum.
- Epirousian Tambourine and REK Tambourine (Aka Riq).
- Small Secondary Percussions (Koboloi, Spoons, Tiny Cymbals).
- Advanced Microtuning Options Custom For Greek Percussion.
Greek Percussion for Kontakt 5.5 or later (full version) is available for the introductory price of $49 USD until November 15th, 2016 (regular $69 USD).