Precisionsound has announced the release of Bulgarian Tupans, a virtual instrument library for Native Instruments Kontakt 5.

The Bulgarian Tupan is a large double-headed drum often used in Bulgarian folk music, the tupan is capable of everything from powerful bass rumbles to cutting high end strikes.

We recorded hits and noises using a variety of sticks and brushes, and have created a virtual drum ensemble for dramatic and realistic performances.

Bulgarian Tupans features

  • 61 unique deep-sampled articulations.
  • Solo and ensemble performance modes.
  • Multiple round robins and velocity layers.
  • 2,205 stereo 24-bit WAV samples.
  • 1 program for NI Kontakt 5.5.1+ with scripted performance controls and GUI.

Bulgarian Tupans costs $49 USD. A DVD version is an additional $9.95 USD. Requires Kontakt 5.5.1 or higher, full version.

More information: Precisionsound / Bulgarian Tupans