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Precisionsound releases Tibetan Bowl and Marching Glockenspiel
Ethno Percussion Collection Volume 2 – Tibetan Bowl contains multi velocity Bowl hits, loops, swirls and effects, as well as some treated bowl pads. This library is great for ambient music and film scoring purposes.
In Buddhist practice, singing bowls are used as a support for meditation, trance induction and prayer. Today they are used worldwide both within and without these spiritual traditions, for meditation, relaxation, healthcare, personal well-being and religious practice. The best known types are from the Himalayan region and are often called “Tibetan singing bowls”.
Tibetan Bowl features
- 84 24bit stereo WAV files.
- 18 programs for HALion & NI Kontakt each.
- 15 programs for SoundFont in 16bit format.
Ethno Percussion Collection Volume 2 – Tibetan Bowl is available as a download for $19 USD (CD-Rom optional for additional $11 USD).
The Marching Glockenspiel sample library includes both damped and sustained versions of the sampled glockenspiel.
The JenCo bell lyra/glockenspiel is mainly used in marching band orchestras and has a sound similar to a xylophone or a Celeste without the body only the brightness.
Marching Glockenspiel features
- 138 24bit mono WAV files.
- 5 programs for HALion & NI Kontakt each.
- 2 programs for SoundFont in 16bit format.
The Marching Glockenspiel sample library is available for download for $15 USD (CD-Rom optional for additional $11 USD).
More information: Precisionsound