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Istanbul Qanun by EarthTone

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Istanbul Qanun by EarthTone

EarthTone proudly presents their release “Istanbul Qanun” (Affiliate Link) which contains professionally played incredibly rich, traditional and complex melodies which is allows you to discover world of Qanun!

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“Qanun” is a member of the stringed instruments and has the form of a trapezoid-shape, the shape serves the purpose of adjusting the length of the strings. The strings of qanun are plucked by a ring-shaped plectrum placed on the index fingers. On the left side, there are pegs also known as “burgu” which are used to tune the instrument. The Turkish qanun consists of 24, 25 or 26 sets of strings of two or three strings each (generally giving a total of 75) also features special metallic levers called “mandal” on the left side. This features was not present until the 1870s.

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Istanbul Qanun Naked Demo

On contemporary Turkish qanun, there are six to fifteen mandals for every three strings that the performer can alter quickly when playing. On the right end of the instrument, the strings are stretched over the bridge called “esik” made of lamb or fish skin. The instrument is played on the lap while sitting by plucking the strings with two picks –one for each hand- made of tortoise shell. It is a unique instrument with a bright timbre, a wide range of sound colors and pitches. It is actually known as the loudest plucked string Turkish instrument; therefore, it can easily mask the sounds of other instruments in the ensemble. Qanun is like the queen of Turkish art music and it is essentially used in art music and fasil ensembles in Turkey.

In detail expect to find 701MB of raw content featuring 95 beautifully played “Qanun” loops at 80/100/110bpm and includes a dry version (w/o any additional e.q, compressor or reverb effects) and wet version of each, giving a total of 190 files. All loops are Key and tempo labeled for ease of use. All sounds are ready to fit straight in your tracks.

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This instrument can be used accompanying other instruments and perfectly usable in variety of musical genres whether you’re producing world music, ethnic & organic folk music, experimental, cinematic, ambient, meditation, live lounge, electronica or even hip hop also suitable for film score, documentaries and media compositions as well – the only limit is your imagination!

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Please Note: This is a “Qanun” pack ONLY, other sounds contained within this Demo are for illustration purposes only.

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EarthTone – Azerbaijani Tar

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EarthTone – Azerbaijani Tar

EarthTone presents their latest release “Azerbaijani Tar” contains professionally played and recorded melodies which is ready to allow you to discover the unique sounds of Tar.

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“Tar” is a Turkish folk instrument played with a plectrum (tezene) also a commonly used instrument in Azerbaijan, Iran, Uzbekistan and Georgia. Its body is composed of two bowls of different size and is generally made from mulberry trees.

The gögüs section is covered with a membrane taken from the heart of water buffaloes or cattle. Sap section is from hardwood and fish line pitches are tied onto it. There are two main groups of strings on tar.

Those in the first group are used in playing the tune and consists of three groups of two strings. The other group of strings are called Kök and Zengi and are tuned according to the mode to be used and enhance the tone.

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Azerbaijani Tar Demo

Please Note: This is a “Tar” pack ONLY, other sounds contained within this Demo are for illustration purposes only.

In detail expect to find in “Azerbaijani Tar” 512MB of raw content featuring 90 beautifully played “Tar” loops at 90/110/130bpm and includes a dry version (w/o any additional e.q, compressor, or reverb effects) and wet version of each, giving a total of 180 files. All loops are Key and tempo labeled for ease of use. All sounds are ready to fit straight in your tracks. 

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This instrument can be used accompanying other instruments and is perfectly usable in a variety of musical genres whether you’re producing world music, ethnic & organic folk music, experimental, cinematic, ambient, meditation, live lounge, electronica or even hip hop also suitable for film score, documentaries, and media compositions as well – the only limit is your imagination

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EarthTone – Azerbaijani Tutek

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EarthTone is proud to present its latest release “Azerbaijani Tutek“; played and recorded by professional Azerbaijani musicians in the homeland of the instrument.

The register is a type of flute that is similar to the penny whistle. It is played by blowing into the mouthpiece, and the pitch of the sound can be controlled by the amount of air that is used.

The register produces a high-pitched whistling sound, and it also has a pleasant, soft timbre. The register is a relatively simple instrument, and it is often used in folk music. It is also popular among beginners, as it is easy to learn how to play. The register is a versatile instrument, and it can be used for a variety of different genres of music.

The Azerbaijani Tutek is a type of woodwind instrument that is commonly used in traditional folk music. It is similar to the bouzouki, and it usually has four strings. The Tutek is usually played with other instruments, such as the tar, the kamancha, or the Balaban.

It is a very versatile instrument, and it can be used for both solo and ensemble playing. The Tutek has a very distinct sound, and it is one of the most recognizable Azerbaijani folk instruments. It is often used in wedding ceremonies and other special occasions. The Tutek is a very important part of Azerbaijan’s musical heritage, and it is cherished by many people.

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EarthTone – Azerbaijani Tutek

Azerbaijani Tutek” is a woodwind type Azerbaijani folk instrument, typically made of plum, ebony, or apricot wood. It has seven holes on the front and a thumb hole on the back; the lowest hole on the front is seldom covered while playing.

Similar to a penny whistle, the register can be controlled by the force of breath and it produces a high-pitched whistling sound and also has a pleasant, soft timbre. Various types of tutek are spread throughout many countries. Both large and small versions of this instrument are used in Azerbaijan, mainly as solo instruments in ensembles and orchestras of national instruments.

In detail expect to find in “Azerbaijani Tutek” 534MB of raw content featuring 90 beautifully played “Tutek” phrases at 90/110/130bpm and including a dry version (w/o any additional e.q, compressor, or reverb effects) and wet version of each, giving a total of 180 files. All loops are key and tempo labeled for ease of use. All sounds are ready to fit straight in your tracks.

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EarthTone – Azerbaijani Tutek

This instrument can be used accompanying other instruments and is perfectly usable in a variety of musical genres whether you’re producing world music, ethnic & organic folk music, experimental, cinematic, ambient, meditation, live lounge, electronica, or even hip hop also suitable for film score, documentaries and media compositions as well – the only limit is your imagination!

Please Note: This is a “Tutek” pack ONLY, other sounds contained within this Demo are for illustration purposes only. Loopmasters loops are known for high quality this pack of sampled loops falls into this category.

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Azerbaijani Tutek Specs

  • 534MB
  • 180 Files (90 dry – 90 wet)
  • 060 Tutek Loops at 90bpm
  • 060 Tutek Loops at 110bpm
  • 060 Tutek Loops at 130bpm
  • – Key and Tempo included

The sounds produced by this instrument are truly unique, and its versatility makes it an ideal choice for a wide range of musical genres.

Whether you’re looking to add an exotic touch to your world music productions, create organic and ethnic folk music, or add some experimental flair to your cinematic compositions, this instrument is perfect for the job.

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And because it’s perfectly usable in a live setting, it’s also an excellent choice for ambient and meditation music. Plus, its versatility extends to hip hop and electronica as well. So whether you’re composing for film scores or documentary soundtracks, this instrument is sure to add interest and excitement to your tracks.

So go ahead and let your imagination run wild – with this instrument, the sky’s the limit!

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EarthTone – Greek Bouzouki

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Earthtone released “Greek Bouzouki” (Affiliate Link) – a collection of professionally played by exceptional musicians to reflect unique sound of this important instrument for modern Greek music.

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Bouzouki is a stringed instrument, which belongs to the family of the long-necked lutes with a round wooden body with a flat top and a neck with a fretted fingerboard. It has steel strings and is played with a plectrum producing a sharp metallic sound, reminiscent of a mandolin but pitched lower. This instrument traditionally using for dancing and entertainment at social gatherings also playing in a variety of musical genres throughout the world, including jazz, bluegrass, rock, and folk music.

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Please Note: This is a “Bouzouki” pack ONLY, other sounds contained within this Demo are for illustration purposes only.

In detail expect to find in “Greek Bouzouki” (Affiliate Link) 538MB of raw content featuring 90 beautifully played “Bouzouki” loops at 90/110/130bpm and includes a dry version (w/o any additional e.q, compressor or reverb effects) and wet version of each, giving a total of 180 files. All loops are Key and tempo labeled for ease of use. All sounds are ready to fit straight in your tracks.

Greek Bouzouki” (Affiliate Link) can be used accompanying other instruments and perfectly usable in variety of musical genres whether you’re producing world music, ethnic & organic folk music, experimental, cinematic, ambient, meditation, live lounge, electronica or even hip hop also suitable for film score, documentaries and media compositions as well – the only limit is your imagination!

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