Format: NKI, WAV
Quality: 24 bit Frequency 48 kHz Stereo channels
Description: A very unique release Sonokinetic from Ethnic Tigris And Euphrates is one of the richly sampled Middle Eastern vocal libraries. She absorbed both the mysterious beauty of the female voice and the impressive magic of the Mesopotamian male voice. Whether you need to create an authentic Middle Eastern composition, or just add some spice and originality to a project, Ethnic Tigris And Euphrates provides the essential elements that will add a complete image to your music. These intriguing melodies and improvisational phrases from Tigris And Euphrates will give you a wide range of compositional diversity.
Sonokinetic’s very unique and one of a kind, richly sampled Middle Eastern vocal library. It captures both the mysterious beauty from the female voice and the impressive magic of the Mesopotamian male voice. Whether you need to create an authentic Middle Eastern composition, or just add some spice and originality to any production, Tigris & Euphrates provides the necessary elements to set your music apart. These intriguing melodies and phrase improvisations will give you a broad range of diversity in your composition.
We’ve gone all the way and recorded all Middle Eastern melodic styles. It is available in all western contemporary harmonies. These melodic phrases, words, melody lines and many of vocal and Middle Estern sfx can easily be triggered and comes with a dedicated scripted interferface for Konakt 4.1.
Base samples: 2 Voices; 1 male, 1 female. Ottoman empire / Mesopotamian styled sound
chanting, singing, whispering, talking; phrases and elements
16 instruments, 4 Multi instruments for Kontakt 4.1. with up to 5 tab screens –
Main View, Convolution, Envelope, Scale Indicator and a credits tab:
Convolution reverb applied to all patches. 3 rooms available
Envelope Editor: Attack, decay, sustain and release knobs
Scale indicator: key zone linked. Generic harmony view with tone distances
2750+ samples. (3,59GB sample content)
7 recorded vocal styles. The most commonly used melodic styles:
Hicaz, Huseyni, Kurdili Hicazkar, Nihavent, Rast, Saba and Segah. These are applied to songs and chants.
Male folder: Chants & Songs in all keys, voice effects; whispered and spoken texts (ancient Mesopothamiam poems).
Chants are wordless melody lines, Songs contain words.
Female folder: Chants & Songs in all keys, voice effects; whispered and spoken texts (ancient Mesopothamiam poems),
special folder with traditional Kurdish songs and shouted words & sentences.
Environment ambiences. Live morning prayers recordings in a big Middle Eastern City.
Morning “Ottoman” city ambiences (“Istanbul waking up”).
Song and chant patches programmed key switches linked to the harmony root.
With corresponding interface views. Root harmony and scales are presented for each key zone.
2 Morphious sound artist patches. A handpicked set of the best vocal performances from Tigris & Euphrates,
morphed, edited, analog and digitally remixed and remasterd by two professional sound designers.
“Mosque”, an exclusive one of a kind original Imam recording of a live Holy Quran prayer inside a Turkish Mosque.
Close / inside and outside effected edit recordings (bullhorn). These patches are the real deal. Sonokinetic is proud to present
this as a special feature. A Modwheel crossfade between the clean and outside samples is also added.
“Zilgit”, another very exclusive one of kind original Middle Eastern recording. Female traditional celebration shouts / yelling / singing.
Time stretching patches. (NKI + _time); all male and female chants and songs are available with
pitch bend function to slow down and speed up the phrases and melody lines.
3 impulse responses: 24 bit wave format. Large Istanbul Dome Mosque, smaller dome mosque and Turkish empirical hall.
Interface installer: “Tigris & Euphtrates_interfaces_installer” for mac, pc and manual installation.
Royalty and copyright free content license.
License and Usage Agreement for Tigris and Euphrates
Historical and Musical Origins, manual (pdf). A musical theory about Middle eastern music specified to the makam style used in “Tigris & Euphrates”.
Artwork: “Tigris & Euphrates” dvd cover. Designed by Pavel Fuksa
Demos & Promos: Michal Cielecki, Lorenzo Pigicci, Bill Thompson, Till Sommer, Erik Ekholm, Verbal Vigilante and Sonokinetic.