Sound Magic has announced that its China Story Erhu virtual instrument is now available in Native Instruments Kontakt 5 format.
The erhu is a two-stringed bowed musical instrument, more specifically a spike fiddle, which may also be called a “southern fiddle”, and sometimes known in the Western world as the “Chinese violin” or a “Chinese two-stringed fiddle”. It is used as a solo instrument as well as in small ensembles and large orchestras. It is the most popular of the huqin family of traditional bowed string instruments used by various ethnic groups of China. A very versatile instrument, the erhu is used in both traditional and contemporary music arrangements, such as in pop, rock, jazz, etc
China Story Erhu Kontakt 5 features the latest technology provided by Kontakt 5 – Compressed Samples, Custom Scripts, high quality effects unit and Powerful keyswitch and controller switch system.
New in China Story Erhu for Kontakt 5
- All Skills can be key switched.
- Combines Erhu Basic and Erhu Tech into one nki file.
- Customized GUI, use the same background image as plugin version.
- Use controller #1 to control different moods.
- Use compressed samples which saves a lot space.
- Many minor changes.
The China Story Erhu library for Kontakt 5 is available to purchase for 99 EUR. The upgrade to the Kontakt 5 version is free for existing customers of China Story Erhu.