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Welcome to Cinematic Zither – over 2.2 Gb of audio inspired by the sounds of horror / thriller movies. Featuring 220 sound effects ranging from eerie stingers, bowed fx, drones, reverse out from one Zither.

The Zither has a natural potential to create unnerving, panic and terrific tones, suspenseful atmospheres and layers of sound can produce horror- filled shocking effects.

Cinematic Zither is ideal in horror, sci-fi, thrillers soundtrack to create a sense of urgency and unease in film score or trailer as well as raw material to any contemporary music production.

This is a collaboration between SampleTraxx and talented sound designer Sebastian Emling.

The Zither was played with fingers, bow, drum sticks, dices, metal sponge to get all possible sound and noise.For the recordings, a total of 6 mics were used: 2x Sennheiser MKH 8040 (XY), 2x Sennheiser 8040 (MS), a contact microphone and a handmade stethoscope microphone and 2 Sound Devices 702.

WAV + Kontakt 5.5 Full version required

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2.2Gb - 220 WAV samples 96k/24 with Embedded Metadata
10 Kontakt Instruments
Dedicated Kontakt GUI via Photosynthesis Engine
Instant Download and Playability
100% Royalty free Single User License
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Kontakt features

3 layers 

13 effects
Step sequencer
Filter sequencer
Multimode Filter with envelope
2 filter LFOs
Gain/Pan/Pitch LFOs
ADSR envelope
Master effect section
Pitch envelope