A company called Akki Plugs have released a sample library of the Bouzouki, the mandolin-like Greek stringed instrument. In total, there’s over 2GB of audio files in 24-bit format, as well as Kontakt 2 Player scripts that enable users to use the library as a software instrument without getting bogged down in sampler configuration. A variety of different playing modes can be selected using keyswitches, so users can quickly flick to playing flageolet tones (harmonics) or glissandos, for example, as well as choosing whether to play down- or up-strokes.
Various effects and processors can be applied within the Kontakt environment. Virtual Bouzouki costs 229 Euros, which was £196 at the time of writing, and can be purchased from the Virtual Bouzouki web site. All contents copyright © SOS Publications Group and/or its licensors, 1985-2018. All rights reserved.
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Virtual Bouzouki and Rebetiko Instruments by Akki Plugs is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin. It includes, and is therefore 'powered by', Kontakt Player, which functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin and an AAX Plugin. Virtual Bouzouki is a Greek bouzouki sample library that with it’s realistic sound and it’s many functions will spread the Greek spirit around the world! Virtual Bouzouki is a Kontakt Player instrument based on advanced script programming and has different playing styles and techniques which.
Virtual Bouzouki & Rebetiko Instruments was created and produced by Stavros Genaridis, a Greek musician currently living in Sweden, who gave us the permission to sell this magnificent library via our website. You might have heard that Greece is all about sun, vacation, swimming, ouzo, beautiful islands and magnificent history. But we are sure that you must have heard the rich music history this country has to offer. Is a Greek musical instrument which was brought to Greece in the 1900s by Greek immigrants from Asia Minor and was established quickly as the central instrument to the genre and its music branches. Apart from the four-courses bouzouki which is the main focus of this library, you will find as well a three-course bouzouki, a and a.