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Precisionsound releases Nordic Low Whistle
Precisionsound has released Nordic Low Whistle, a sampled instrument in Kontakt, HALion, EXS24 and SoundFont formats.
The “Härjedalspipa”, “shepherds flute” in our context called the Nordic Low Whistle, is a Swedish cylindrical flute, build by craftsman Gunnar Stenmark.
The model is a result of folk music research, and has also been further developed by musician’s preferences. This particular instrument is a seven whole whistle, made of slow grown fir-wood.
The Nordic Low Whistle has a breathy warm and rich tone, ideal for ethnic and earthy colors to you sound palette.
Nordic Low Whistle features
- 254 24bit mono WAV files.
- 7 programs for Logic EXS24.
- 6 programs for HALion 1.1 and all versions above.
- 6 programs for NI Kontakt 1 and all versions above and 1 extra Kontakt 3 program with added convulsion reverb.
- 5 programs for SoundFont (16bit) compatible with all samplers supporting the Sf2 format like the free SFZ, Cakewalk Dimension Pro, Reason NN-XT, Ableton Sampler and more.
- Articulations: “Natural”, “Legato”, “Staccato”, “Glide” and “Flutter”.
- The “Full” programs for EXS24, HALion and Kontakt include key switches to alter between these in realtime.
Nordic Low Whistle is available for purchase as a download for $32 USD, or on CD for $43 USD.