Spitfire Audio has released Ricotti Mallets, a Kontakt instrument library featuring a deep sampled marimba, glockenspiel, xylophone and crotales, performed by Frank Ricotti.

An encyclopedia of mallet instruments recorded with the greatest scrutiny in an environment that gives you a choice of sonic possibilities. Each instrument is super deep sampled with numerous round robins, dynamic layers, beaters, bows and articulations. A microscopic study of these instruments is also provided by numerous mic channels to give you different perspectives, mixing options and sonic aesthetics.

Frank Ricotti is a living legend. Beyond being one of the most in demand percussionists in the world for the top recording artists, he has played on innumerable film scores such as Inception, Skyfall, Twilight Saga, Madagascar, Interstellar, Narnia, Fantastic Mr Fox, Dark Knight, Bourne series, etc. There isn’t an hour in the day where, somewhere in the world, his playing isn’t being broadcast.

Ricotti Mallets is available for purchase for £149 GBP.

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