Ilya Efimov has released Zhaleika, a free sample library library for Native Instruments Kontakt.
The ZHALEIKA (Жалейка in Russian, also known as брёлка or bryolka) is a Russian single-reed hornpipe. Many consider it to be the most popular Russian folk wind instrument.
The zhaleika is a single-tube reed pipe with a horn added to function as a resonator.
- 113 samples, 82 Mb (NCW Compression), 44,1 Hz 24 bit, stereo.
- Natural legato.
- Phrases and ornaments.
- Effects: Reverb.
The Zhaleika library is a free download. Requires Kontakt 4.2.4 + full version.