The electronic download of the Ethno World 5 Professional from Best Service comprises over 800 patches worth of instruments and voices from all over the globe, with each one sampled extensively; indeed, the whole bundle totals around 18,000 samples in all. Thus, this software gives you a library of naturalistic sounds, from an acoustic bass Vester to a Zsoura Sakis—or from a bamboo flute to a Zukra bagpipe. Other instrumental highlights include Taiko Drums and Big Ethnic Tom Drums, consisting of individual samples (left and right hand) and hundreds of inspiring loops. Woodwinds now feature the Ney flute (Iran), the Pivana and Tenor Pivana flute (Corsica), and a pan flute. Metal-type instruments include Hi-End Crash, Splash, Ride, and China cymbals with hits, swells, loops, the Big Feng gong, and glistening wind chimes.
This library also features 25 professionally recorded solo-voices from all over the world, as well as an Ethnic Chamber choir with over 3,800 new phrases and samples. Here you'll hear voices from North America, Cameroon, Guinea, China, Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, Ukraine, North Africa, and Peru. An improved Legato-Mode in combination with voice-articulations allows for the recording of highly realistic vocal lines.
Kontakt 5 Player allows access to all the essential parameters via the new quick-edit page, offering a more intuitive handling of ethno world instruments. The elastic audio Time Machine II lets you transpose any instrument phrase and playing style, while synchronizing any tempos of individual loops or to a host sequencer. A humanized mode slightly alters the tone of each note, while the microtuning allows for any type of tuning and ethnic scales. Real-time automation has been greatly simplified allowing for quick recording and editing of parameters, while the integrated convolution reverb creates a more natural sound.
All EW5 Pro & Voices instruments and voices are played by renowned musicians & singers under the direction of Andreas Hofner and Marcel Barsotti.