Ilya Efimov releases Armenian Duduk for Kontakt

Ilya Efimov Armenian Duduk

Ilya Efimov has released Armenian Duduk, a virtual instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt.

This faithful reproduction of the Armenian double-reed woodwind instrument, with multiple legato articulations, gives you the ability to vary the instrument’s dynamics to convey the wide, detailed range of expression so sought-after in many of today’s biggest film scores.

Ilya Efimov recorded all intervals for up and down legato articulations in three variants: normal legato, slow legato and glissando. You may choose any of the available articulations for the first note and 6 articulations for legato notes.

They have provided the ability to vary the dynamics of the instrument to convey a wide, detailed range of expression from pp to ff. Natural vibrato may be added to the sound at any time. Staccato articulations provide added realism by means of a round-robin algorithm. Users can reassign keyswitches and MIDI-controllers, then save the changes to a user preset. Default settings are easily restored at any time.

Armenian Duduk features

  • 656 MB ncw compression format.
  • 1024 samples (24-bit/44.1kHz, stereo).
  • 3 Types of legato: normal/slow/porta.
  • 3 Modes of legato performance.
  • Natural dynamic controlled by ModWheel.
  • Controllable natural vibrato.
  • Use any articulation during legato.
  • 3 Crescendo: slow/normal/fast.
  • Natural expression/release sounds.
  • Two Staccato types.
  • Detune Vibrato keys.
  • Slide-ups.
  • Five types of mordents.
  • Forshlags.
  • Reassignable keyswitches, CC and much more.
  • Extremely user-friendly in both live and studio applications.

The instrument library is available to purchase for 69 EUR. Requires Kontakt 4.2.4+ full retail version.

More information: Ilya Efimov / Armenian Duduk

  • Tamer Love

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