EarthMoments releases has released Sultan Qanun, a new World Strings Series sample pack featuring the sounds of the Qanun stringed instrument.
The pack includes a collection of 304 Qanun loops and samples.
From the Ottoman Empire to Persia and beyond, the Qanun is a stringed instrument with a classic look and sound. EarthMoments presents the Sultan Qanun, a truly majestic instrument.
The Sultan Qanun product includes a variety of playing styles and expressions to capture the true sounds and characteristics of this noble instrument. Each sample is meticulously recorded so the subtleties of the strings and percussive nature come through. This product includes oneshots, loops at various tempos, and free of tempo phrases to help inspire you.
This diverse instrument can be used on its or accompanying other instruments – the character and warmth can be hypnotic. As an accompanying instrument, the Qanun can add subtle melodic phrasing or even lead. With its distinct tones and microtones, you can hear the exotic eastern sound.
The sample pack is available from Loopmasters for £29.95 GBP.
More information: EarthMoments