DISCOVERY SERIES: COLLECTION
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DISCOVERY SERIES: COLLECTION
Buy this instrument in the collection and save over 55%.

PLAYABLE PERCUSSIVE AND MELODIC INSTRUMENTS

  • Extensive instrument and pattern library drawn from Arabic, Turkish, and Persian music
  • 25 authentic instruments, captured in superb quality
  • Easily accessible sounds, scales, and phrases



DISTINCTIVE MIDDLE EASTERN INSTRUMENTS

Add authentic Middle Eastern flavor to your compositions by drawing from a wide range of meticulously captured percussive, melodic, and string instruments.



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PERCUSSION

From goblet and frame drums to miniature kettle drums and finger cymbals, this collection offers an array of 15 percussion instruments. Play them individually or as part of well-balanced ensembles. Tap into the advanced groove player to quickly produce a track using editable patterns and fills, then dial in groove, feel, and intensity. Create an instantly recognizable environment or build modern beats with a touch of the Middle East.

MELODIC

Immediately transport your listeners to the lands that straddle East and West with authentic melodic instruments. Select from nine wind and string instruments. Produce a distinctive Middle Eastern sound by using quarter-tone scales and traditional tunings. Quickly construct tracks by drawing from a variety of customizable phrases suitable for traditional or contemporary genres.

STRINGS

Expand your sonic spectrum. The string group includes two violins, viola, and cello recorded by a renowned ensemble from Istanbul. Select a phrase to start assembling a track or to spark inspiration for your own playing. Customize the phrase as required. Choose an alternate scale to give your composition a traditional character. Fine-tune the group mix to achieve the right balance for your production.

PLAY IT ON KOMPLETE KONTROL

DISCOVERY SERIES: MIDDLE EAST performance features come alive on a KOMPLETE KONTROL S-Series keyboard. See presets at a glance and preview sounds from the Native Browser. Instantly access instrument parameters from display knobs. The Light Guide displays melodic ornamentation keys for the left hand and illuminates the selected scale for the right.

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AT A GLANCE

Product type: KOMPLETE Instrument
For use with: Free KONTAKT 5 PLAYER (included in free KOMPLETE PLAYERS), or KONTAKT 5
Number of instruments: 27 NKIs (3 ensembles, 15 percussion instruments, 9 melodic instruments)
Number of snapshots: 248
Number of sequences: 1,488 MIDI files, grouped in 248 pattern sets (6 MIDI files per pattern set)
Number of scales: 36
Sound categories: World instruments and percussion
Download size: 23 GB uncompressed, 10 GB compressed
System requirements: Free KONTAKT 5 PLAYER or KONTAKT 5 (version 5.8 or higher)
Please also see the KONTAKT 5 PLAYER system requirements and the KONTAKT 5 PLAYER FAQ - Intel i5 processor and 6 GB RAM recommended.
User manual: DOWNLOAD MANUAL

EXPLORE AND SAVE WITH THE DISCOVERY SERIES COLLECTION

Discover even more sound with a first-time ever offer: Get MIDDLE EAST together with the four other Discovery Series instruments for a special bundle price. Get MIDDLE EAST, INDIA, WEST AFRICA, CUBA and BALINESE GAMELAN for $199.00 (price of individual instruments $465.00).

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