“To the Alps and beyond!
Alpine Volksmusik offers 24 single instruments, from Accordion to the „Zillertaler“ violin.
This collection offers everything you need to compose music in the authentic Alpine and Upper Carniola style. Only the best artists from this genre have been recorded for these instruments
Alpine Volksmusik is the first professional sample-library dedicated to the incredible wide field of traditional Austrian, Bavarian as well as Upper Carniolan folk and brass music. Using 24 high-quality instruments, every producer can now arrange a virtual ensemble ranging from familiar setups to a full marching band.
Alpine Volksmusik covers the whole spectrum of instruments, being necessary to produce this kind of folk music in a digital environment. Accordion, styrian harmonicas, clarinets and brass instruments are available just like guitar, bass and drums. And of course, we haven’t forgotten traditional instruments like the dulcimer, the Zillertal fiddle and the alpine bells.
All instruments have been recorded with full details and offer different articulations that can be keyswitched to deliver authentic sounds. Also, the clearly arranged user interface of the Engine player allows to individually adjust specific characteristics of the instruments such as release-noises for the accordion. In addition, levels, panning, legato, reverb and further functions can quickly be set here.
All instruments have been played by masters of the Volksmusik genre, just read the list below. These experienced musicians are not only virtuosos for the corresponding instruments; they also have a deep knowledge of getting that characteristic folkloristic sound out of them. By using this library, you may now finally benefit from these specific sounds in your productions.
Alpine Volksmusik can be used in flexible ways. Are you a singer or a soloist, wanting to arrange your own compositions? Do you need semi-playbacks for your live-performances? Do you plan to add specific sounds to your real studio-recordings? Do you need a pre-production for guest-musicians? Alpine Volksmusik covers all of this with ease. By using the outstanding instruments of this library, you will be able to compose and arrange your songs with your digital production system to your liking and in highest quality.
Alpine Volksmusik may sound traditional as well as modern. Simply choose the instruments that fit your music. Select a dulcimer and an accordion for family music or go for a small marching band from the upper Carniolan region! Are you in need for a soft sounding nylon-string guitar for a ballad or do you want modern drums, brass, vocal effects and a special synth-bass from Zillertal? Alpine Volksmusik will deliver it all! Naturally, you may complete this library with other instruments to create party-music, cover-versions and Après-Ski-tunes with authentic folkloristic sounds.
And that’s not even all: The instruments of Alpine Volksmusik can be used in multiple musical genres such as American polka, Balkan pop or even Hip-Hop. Whenever cheerful brass instruments, vivid accordions and nice-sounding acoustic guitars are needed, Alpine Volksmusik will offer you a perfect choice of instruments.
Bass Trombone: Sebastian FuchsbergerAlpine-Volksmusik_Grafik_Interface_Banner
The Bass Trombone, was played by Sebastian Fuchsberger, a great musician and founding member of the Austrian band Global Kryner.
Baritone Horn: Sepp Mattlschweiger
Sepp Mattlschweiger is the number 1 baritonist in Austria. Even when playing the “Big C his baritone horn has the same power as in the higher ranges. Sepp and his group, Juchee, are also great live performers!
Trumpet: Ivan Preern
Ivan Presern, longtime member of the Alpenoberkrainer group from Slovenia
Tuba: Jon Sass
The internationally renowned tuba soloist Jon Sass is the master of the special Jazz Tuba sound.
Clarinet: Prof. Vito MuenicAlpine-Volksmusik_Grafik_Interface_Banner3
His unique and emotional style are a main ingredient for the original Oberkariner Sound.
Guitars: Renato Verlic, Sabrina Klotz
Two beautiful guitars, featuring picking & authentic volksmusik chords.
Voice: Freddy Pfister
Original sound bites in Zillertaler dialect,
In addition to the great musicians, the library features 14 more instruments with unique articulations,
ready to lift your music into the alps!
FULL INSTRUMENTS / ARTICULATION LIST:
Solo Trumpet Long / Marcato / Staccato
Trumpet ensemble Sustain
Clarient Long / Soft long
Baritone Horn Marcato / Staccato
Bass Trombone Staccato / Soft Staccato / Marcato / Long
Guitar Picking Picking long / Alternative single strum
Guitar Chords Major / Minor / 7th / Dim / Open
Nylon Guitar Bass Picking long / Picking short
Nylon Guitar Chords Major / Minor / 7th / Dim
Tuba Staccato / Marcato long
Accordions Register: Piccolo / Musette / Violin / Basson
Alpenschellen (Alpin Bells) Sustain
Drums (All) Various Drum sounds & claps
Drumkit Full Drumkit
Zillertaler Geige (Fiddle) Long / Marcato
Steirische A – D
(diatonic button accordions) Sustain
Synthbass (CS01 & DX100) Sustain
Walzer Bass Sustain
Voice FX vocal phrases / yodelling
The interface of the Alpine Volksmusik Library provides an easy way to customize the sound of the instruments. In addition to the standard controls volume, pan, and reverb,
each instrument / patch has its own parameters,
incl. some special features like Legato, Filters, Delay-FX and more.”