BALKAN SAX is a new playable alto sax that captures the style and nuances of balkan music and beyond, ideal for lots of musical genres, from jazz, pop, traditional music, Bregović-like scores and world music.
Superbly delivered by virtuoso reed player Achille Succi, it comes with 18 exciting articulations including sustained notes with strong vibratos, powerful normal-double and -triple staccatos, short glissandos up and down (scoops) and lots of stylistic embellishments and tempo synced approach notes to give your melody a vibrant life! A must HAVE for composers and producers looking for high realism and instant gratification!
Balkan Sax comes with a highly intuitive, easy-to-use and ready-to-play interface with 2 top class reverb algorithms, delay and a gritty pedal-like distortion.
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Technical specification for BALKAN SAX
1074 samples in ncw. format. Requires full version of KONTAKT 5.6.8 or above (not compatible with Free Kontakt Player).
Size: 642,6 MB (Uncompressed file)
8 GB of RAM or more is highly recommended. You need to be able to run Kontakt Full Version 5.6.8+.
Sample resolution: .ncw format
18 Keyswitches (Articulations):
Half Tone Long Mordent
Short Gliss Up
Whole Tone Long Mordent
Short Gliss Down
Half Tone Short Mordent
Whole Tone Short Mordent
Double Staccato (Double Tonguing)
Minor Third Short Mordent
Triple Staccato (Double Tonguing)
Strong Vibrato Sustained Notes
Special Balkan articulation
Half Tone Double Mordent
Balkan Phrase (tempo-synced)
Whole Tone Double Mordent
4-note approach #1 (tempo-synced)
4-note approach #2 (tempo-synced)
BUILT-IN EFFECTS AND CONTROLLERS:
- Room Reverb
- Hall Reverb
- Gritty pedal-like distortion
Instrument: Alto Sax
Musician: Achille Succi
Recorded and mixed at HAVE Studio, Madrid, Spain
UI and Graphic Design: Kovdra Bureau
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