Wavesfactory Guzheng KONTAKT
Wavesfactory Guzheng KONTAKT
The Guzheng is a Chinese plucked zither, ancestor of several Asian instruments such as the Japanese koto, the Mongolian Yatga and the Korean gayageum. It has 21 strings and movable bridges. See pics of the instrument here.

5 articulations: fingers, pick, stick, bow and ebow. Up to 4 round robin and 4 velocity layers.
Scripted realistic tremolo effect where the last played note is retriggered on release, control the velocity and intensity of the tremolo more naturally and musically.
Pitch wheel affects to the last played note without affecting the rest of the sound, like in the real instrument when players press the string on the other side of the bridge to make pitch bend and vibrato.

Full version of Kontakt 3.5 or superior required. Kontakt Player will run in demo mode.

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The Instrument

The hammered dulcimer is a stringed instrument with 31 string pairs stretched over a trapezoidal shaped sound box. Usually, the hammered dulcimer is set on a stand in front of the musician, who holds small wooden mallet hammers to strike the strings.
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The Content

We recorded the hammered dulcimer in two microphone positions. At the top of the instrument we placed - in a ms stereo set-up - a pair of Neumann U87s and at the bottom we put a single condenser. These two positions are covering a wide range of sound and you are free to mix them at your own requirements. We played the hammered dulcimer in minor thirds and concentrated mainly on three different articulations. Firstly we recorded the „normal" notes which means that we hit the strings with the typical small wooden mallets, we called this articulation „Mallet". Furthermore we struck the strings with a drum stick which we called „Sticks" and finally we recorded an articulation where we struck the strings with a timpani mallet and damped the strings with the palm of the hand which we named „Muted". All these articulation were recorded in 4 round robin variation and up to 4 velocity layer.

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The Package

One complex patch including three articulations and advanced scripting. Approx. data 2.5 GB (1.4 GB compressed). For more details please read the . reference manual.
Kontakt 4 full version is required