Spitfire Audio Hans Zimmer Percussion London HZ01 Virtual Instrument (Download)

Spitfire Audio Hans Zimmer Percussion London HZ01 Virtual Instrument (Download)

Spitfire Audio Hans Zimmer Percussion London HZ01 Virtual Instrument (Download)

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Spitfire Audio Hans Zimmer Percussion London HZ01 Virtual Instrument (Download)

Spitfire Audio Hans Zimmer Percussion London HZ01 Virtual Instrument (Download)

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Product Highlights

  • Drum Ensemble & Solo Collection
  • Includes 41,902 Samples
  • Performed by Hans Zimmer
  • Various Techniques & Beater Types
  • Multiple Mic Perspectives & Mixes
  • Dynamics & Pitch Control
  • Boom & Crack Control
  • Up to Six Dynamic Layers per Hit
  • Up to Nine Round Robins per Hit
  • Full Kontakt 5 Player Included
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  • 1Description

Available for download, the Hans Zimmer Percussion London HZ01 from Spitfire Audio is a performance-oriented virtual musical instrument based on samples of a wide range of drums played solo and in ensemble by percussionist-composer Hans Zimmer and four Londoner collaborators. The virtual instrument draws on a library of 41,902 samples as you play on your keyboard, recreating your playing in the sound of the drum or drum ensemble of your choice. The library's sounds, played with diverse beater types and techniques, include hard- & soft-beater hits & rolls, rim puilli hits & rolls, scrapes, beater "cluster" hits, hand hits, hand taps, hand slaps, finger rolls, hotrod hits & rolls, and more. The samples were recorded at Air Studios in London via 96 individual microphones covering a variety of close, room, and surround perspectives. Three stereo mixes and six surround mixes are available, each carrying the sonic signature of the sound engineer who crafted it. For effectful shifts in focus and depth, the microphone signals can be easily combined and blended from the overview panel.

Boom-, crack-, dynamics-, and pitch-control dials allow for further sound customization. The boom and crack dials enable you to filter out high- and low-end frequencies, respectively. The dynamics dial modulates the dynamic range and the pitch dial fine-tunes the patches. Recorded with up to six dynamic layers per hit, the samples ensure true-to-life rendition of the instruments' sound ranges. Moreover, the library is sampled with up to nine slightly varying versions of each sound, known as round robins. Each time you hit a certain key a random round robin plays back, giving your virtual performance a lifelike feel. Hans Zimmer Percussion London runs on the Kontakt 5 player, the full version of which is included with the library.

Overview Panel
The overview panel gives you a quick and easy way to access, view, and load the different articulations, mic mixes, and essential controller functions which you can then re-assign to suit your workflow.
General Controls Panel
This is a deeper but still simple UI panel that allows you to tweak the general settings. You can choose, for example, how many round robins you want and how you want them to behave, or how memory is organized alongside pitch options.
Instruments & Ensembles
  • Low booms
  • Low boom gallery
  • Taiko ensemble
  • Tamtam ensemble
  • Boobams ensemble
  • Hi taiko solo
  • Low taiko solo
  • Large taiko solo
  • Bass drum gallery solo
  • Gong drum gallery solo
  • Surdu ensemble
  • Dohl ensemble
  • Tombek ensemble
  • Bombo ensemble
  • Buckets & snares ensemble
  • Buckets & crushers ensemble
  • Bucket top & darbuka
  • Paper djun
  • Piatti
  • Anvils
  • Timpani ensemble
Mic Prespectives
  • Hans Zimmer close mono
  • Hans Zimmer close stereo
  • Hans Zimmer room
  • Hans Zimmer surround (far)
  • Alan Meyerson close stereo
  • Alan Meyerson room
  • Alan Meyerson surround (far)
  • Geoff Foster close stereo mics
  • Geoff Foster tree mics
  • Geoff Foster outrigger (wide) mics
  • Geoff Foster surround (far) mics
Stereo Mixes
  • Hans Zimmer stereo mix
  • Alan Meyerson stereo mix
  • Geoff Foster stereo mix
Surround Mixes
  • Hans Zimmer 5.1
  • Alan Meyerson 5.1
  • Geoff Foster 5.1
  • Alan Meyerson 5.1 mix 1
  • Alan Meyerson 5.0 mix 2
  • Alan Meyerson 5.0 mix 3
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Instrument Types Piano&Keyboards
Sample Formats Kontakt/Battery
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