Hans Zimmer – Guitars Vol.1 (KONTAKT)


Developer: spectrasonics
Format: kontakt
Quality: 44100/16
Platform: PC / MAC
System requirements: sampler ni kontakt – wav files are collected in standard nki patches, if desired, you can convert to the format you need (for example, fxp, for HAlion users)
Interface language: English only


Description: Hans Zimmer Guitars vol.1 is an extensive sampler library of guitar sounds from Spectrasonics. The disc contains gorgeous samples of acoustic and electric guitars from the private collection of the famous composer of music for films, multiple winner of the Grammy and Oscars, Hans Zimmer. Guitar loops, riffs that include various tricks and ways of playing, patches containing up to 12 speeds, grooves in all keys and many tempos, and much more. In addition, the disc features acoustic major and minor chords with top-down and bottom-up techniques. Samples were recorded using simple acoustic guitars with nail and steel strings, as well as electro-acoustics, classic Telecasters, as well as a rare Paul Reed Smith ™ guitar worth $ 11’000!
demo can be listened to off. manufacturer’s website – above.

Hans Zimmer Guitars vol. one
For the first time, Oscar & Grammy award winning film composer Hans Zimmer releases sounds from his private sample library created by Bob Daspit. These powerful guitar textures are more detailed & expressive than any other Guitar library, with patches containing up to 12-way velocity switching, allowing for such nuances as dynamically-controllable string slides, pops & harmonics.
The versatility of this collection is unmatched, ranging from a wide variety of pristine acoustics, vintage Telecasters, 32 meg leads, to a rare $ 11,000 Paul Reed Smith ™ collectors edition “dragon” guitar! This outstanding library also includes Guitar grooves presented in every key signature and multiple tempos.
The current version of Zimmer Guitars vol.1 adds three additional new acoustic guitars -sampled without vibrato, in multiple dynamics: a beautiful new Nylon string, 6 string Folk Steel string & the unique Parker “Fly” Electro-Acoustic guitar. Also featured are major & minor acoustic guitar strum samples. These articulations are available in steel and nylon string versions, with both up and down strokes!
Hans Zimmer’s relentless pursuit of the ultimate samples for his private library has fueled his rich sonic approach on his scores for:
Gladiator, Mission Impossible 2, The Lion King, The Rock, Crimson Tide, Broken Arrow, Rain Man, Driving Miss Daisy, Cool Runnings, Black Rain, True Romance, Thelma & Louise, A League of their Own & many others.

“Sounds phenomenal! … I’m using them constantly …. the Martin acoustic is incredible!”
-Mark Mancina (Producer-Yes, ELP, and Film Composer-Speed, Twister)
“Those making electronic music will find no better way of programming guitar lines than by using this disc … an extremely useful resource.”
-Future Music UK
“Very Good …. I was extremely impressed”
-Michael Boddicker
“The variation of steel & nylon acoustic guitars are brilliant … very realistic.”
-SOUND & RECORDING magazine (Japan)


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