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DRYMBA (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS)
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The Drymba (the mouth harp) is a lamellophone instrument, which is in the category of plucked idiophones: it consists of a flexible metal or bamboo tongue or reed attached to a frame. The tongue/reed is placed in the performer's mouth and plucked with the finger to produce a note.
MORE PERCUSSION (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS)
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This Pack includes east European folk percussion instruments such as Beresta, Derkach, Derkach big, Kolotalo, Rubel, Treschitka, Frusta. Loops and oneshots. Number of Samples: 280



UKRAINIAN FIDDLE (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK BOURDON & STRING INSTRU...
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Ukrainian Fiddle has a looser manner to play on than violin and produces unique melodic lines. Usually there are 2 fiddles in folk ensembles. One plays melodies and is referred to as a prima fiddle, and the other does accompaniment and is referred to as a vtora (second) fiddle. Number of files: 305
SOPILKA (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK WIND INSTRUMENTS)
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Sopilka is a general name of the flute family woodwind instruments used in Ukrainian folk music. Most commonly refers to a fife made of a variety of materials (traditionally out of wood) and has 6 to 10 finger holes. There are prima, alto and bass sopilkas in the collection. Number of samples: 341



KAVAL (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK WIND INSTRUMENTS)
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The kaval is a chromatic end-blown flute traditionally played throughout Azerbaijan, Turkey, Hungary, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Serbia, Ukraine, Moldova, northern Greece, Romania, and Armenia. Primarily associated with mountain shepherds throughout the Balkans & Anatolia. Number of samples: 306
KOZA (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK BOURDON & STRING INSTRUMENTS)
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Koza is a bagpipe consisting of goat skin bag and three pipes: 1 to blow, 2 for the constant bourdon sound and 3 to play melodies. It mostly an average bagpipe but the design specifics and music lines it produces are unique to Ukrainian culture. Pipes are sampled separately. Number of samples: 19



BUKHALO (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS)
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The Bukhalo is a large drum used in dance music, particularly popular in Western Ukraine. It is fixed to the player with a belt. Struck with a wooden stick and has a cymbal joined to its side which is struck by a metal rod, or another cymbal. Number of samples: 120
BUBON (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS)
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Soundpack "The Cradle - Bubon (Percussion Instruments)" includes loops, patterns and oneshot samples of east European folk percussion instrument Bubon native to Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova. Number of files: 74



TSYMBALY (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK BOURDON & STRING INSTRUMENTS)
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Tsymbaly is the Ukrainian version of the hammer dulcimer. It is a chordophone made up of a trapezoidal box with metal (steel or bronze) strings strung across it. The tsymbaly is played by striking two beaters against the strings.
EAST EUROPEAN FOLK MUSIC INSTRUMENTS - MELODIES PATTERNS & L...
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The complete collection of East European Music Instruments sample library. Just loops, patterns, melodies and moods here. No multisamples or one-shots. 24 bit, 44.1kHz, 1000+ loops (464 wind instruments loops, 356 string & bourdon loops, 200 percussion loops).



EAST EUROPEAN FOLK BOURDON & STRING INSTRUMENTS
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Soundpack "The Cradle - Bourdon & String Instruments" includes loops, melodies, moods and multisamples (multiple velocities where necessary) of 8 east European string & bourdon instruments native to Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Bulgaria, Poland. Number of files: 1400+
BANDURA (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK BOURDON & STRING INSTRUMENTS)
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Bandura is a Ukrainian plucked string folk instrument. It combines elements from the zither and lute, as it was based on its lute-like predecessor, the kobza. It typically has 12 to 68 strings. Musicians who play the bandura are referred to as bandurists or kobzars. Number of samples: 377



KOBZA (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK BOURDON & STRING INSTRUMENTS)
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The Kobza is a Ukrainian folk music instrument of the lute family, a relative of the Central European mandora. The term kobza however, has also been applied to a number of other Eastern European instruments distinct from the Ukrainian kobza.
BASOLYA (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK BOURDON & STRING INSTRUMENTS)
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The Basolya is a Ukrainian folk instrument of the bowed string family similar to the cello although slightly larger and not as sophisticated in construction. Sometimes the soundboard was sewn to the body rather than glued. The strings are tuned in fifths. Number of samples: 154



LYRE (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK BOURDON & STRING INSTRUMENTS)
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Lyre is the old traditional instrument of Slavic nations. It was also widely used in medieval Europe. It’s often called a Wheel Lyre or Hurdy Gurdy. Lyre performance school as well as bandura/kobza one is outlined in a separate musical tradition of performance. Number of samples: 97
EAST EUROPEAN FOLK BOURDON & STRING INSTRUMENTS LOOPS
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The collection of loops, melodies and patterns of East European Folk String & Bourdon Music Instruments - lyre (hurdy-gurdy), tsymbaly (dulcimer), kobza, bandura, etc. Just loops, patterns, melodies and moods here. No multisamples or one-shots. 24 bit, 44.1kHz, 356 loops.



EAST EUROPEAN FOLK PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS
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Soundpack "The Cradle - Percussion Instruments" includes loops, patterns and oneshot samples of 14 east European folk percussion instruments native to Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Bulgaria, Poland, Lithuania, Hungary. Number of files: 700+
EAST EUROPEAN FOLK PERCUSSION LOOPS
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The collection of loops, melodies and patterns of East European Folk String & Bourdon Music Instruments - lyre (hurdy-gurdy), tsymbaly (dulcimer), kobza, bandura, etc. Just loops, patterns, melodies and moods here. No multisamples or one-shots. 24 bit, 44.1kHz, 200 loops.



BUGAJ (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS)
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The Bugaj (also known as a buhay, buga, bochka) is friction drum, consisting of a conical barrel (or a wooden bucket) with a sheep membrane stretched with a hole in this skin's center, hrough which a tuft of horse hair with a knot at one end is passed. Can produce 5-6 sounds. Number of samples: 105
FLEXATONE (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK EXTRA SOUNDS)
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The Flexatone is a modern percussion instrument (an indirectly struck idiophone) consisting of a small flexible metal sheet suspended in a wire frame ending in a handle. Used in classic cartoons for its glissando effect, its sound is comparable to the musical saw. Number of samples: 35



EAST EUROPEAN FOLK WIND INSTRUMENTS
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Soundpack "The Cradle - Wind Instruments" includes loops, melodies and multisamples of 22 east European wind instruments native to Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Bulgaria, Poland. Number of files: 1500+
TREMBITA & RIG (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK WIND INSTRUMENTS)
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Trembita is a Dacian, Ukrainian, Polish, and Slovakian alpine horn made of wood. Used by mountain dwellers in the Carpathians as a signaling device to announce deaths, funerals, weddings. The tube is made from a long straight piece of pine or spruce (preferably one that has been struck by lightning)



EAST EUROPEAN FOLK EXTRA SOUNDS
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Soundpack "The Cradle - Extra Sounds" includes loops, patterns and oneshot samples of 4 east European folk percussion instruments native to Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Bulgaria, Poland, Hungary, Lithuania. Also included are the sounds and effects of Flexatone. Number of files: 250+
MORE WOODWINDS (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK WIND INSTRUMENTS)
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Soundpack "The Cradle - More Woodwinds" includes loops, melodies and multisamples of surma, frilka, floyara, rebro, telenka & dzholomyga - instruments native to Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Hungary. Number of samples: 464



TREMBITA SIGNALS (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK WIND INSTRUMENTS)
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Trembita is a Dacian, Ukrainian, Polish, and Slovakian alpine horn made of wood. Used by mountain dwellers in the Carpathians as a signaling device to announce deaths, funerals, weddings. The tube is made from a long straight piece of pine or spruce (preferably one that has been struck by lightning)
ZOZULKA (EAST EUROPEAN FOLK WIND INSTRUMENTS)
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Zozulka is a simple wind instrument, made of wood or clay often in the shape of birds, fishes, etc. It has a tender fairytale sound and is used to imitate sounds of birds and animals as well as a toy for kids. Zozulka is translated from Ukrainian as a ‘little cuckoo’. Number of samples: 339



EAST EUROPEAN FOLK WOODWINDS LOOPS
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The collection of loops, melodies and patterns of East European Folk Wind Music Instruments. Just loops, patterns, melodies and moods here. No multisamples or one-shots. 24 bit, 44.1kHz, 464 loops.


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