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Univers Sons / Ultimate Sound Bank releases Spirit of Gongs
Univers Sons / Ultimate Sound Bank has released Spirit of Gongs, an exclusive UVI Soundpack featuring 80 ancient gongs and related percussions in one single library.
Gongs are mainly East and South East Asian musical instruments, the shape of a flat metal plate, usually hit with a mallet. There are gongs of various sizes, and this collection focuses on the most musical ones, middle to small-sized, from 5 to 26 inch.
Spirit of Gongs features
- Recorded with the best analog and digital equipment in 24bit / 96 kHz, multiple velocity levels depending on the model.
- Perceptual tuning of each sample, allowing the presets to be played around the keyboard.
- Sound textures are varying from large metal bongs, to magnificent and musical bell chimes.
- Instruments are sorted in a very meticulous way, from their original location : Burma, Cambodia, China, Indochina, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam…
Spirit of Gongs is available now for 99 USD (includes the full version of UVI Workstation).
Visit UVISoundSource.com for more information and audio demos.