Ilya Efimov Zhaleika

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.

Zhaleika features

  • 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.

More information: Ilya Efimov / Zhaleika