Rediscover the hidden treasure! Gu Zheng is one of the most beautiful, traditional Chinese instruments with a history of more than 2000 years. The modern Gu Zheng is a Chinese plucked zither equipped with 21 strings and movable bridges. produced by Zhang Jian (China Conservatory of Music) & Ma Jing (ADSH) in cooperation with Best Service.
The modern Gu Zheng is a Chinese plucked zither equipped with 21 strings and movable bridges. Basic playing styles include plucking at the right porti on and pressing at the left portion to produce pitch ornamentation as well as tremolo. Yellow River Sound´s Gu Zheng is produced by Zhang Jian (China Conservatory of Music) & Ma Jing (ADSH) in cooperation with Best Service. For the first time, a Chinese instrument was sampled with great care by local Chinese music producers, who have a natural understanding of their culture and a sole passion to express the true quality of Chinese instruments.
Gu Zheng: Main interface (click to enlarge)
Using the Best Service ENGINE sample player technology, this virtual instrument offers more detailed articulations than ever. Its freshness and elegance reflects the preserved spirit in Chinese culture. While many virtual instruments are involved in the loudness war, YRS Gu Zheng's low velocity samples allow you to experience the sound of silence, nevertheless, its wide dynamic range also provides punchy impact. With the release of YRS Gu Zheng and more instruments to follow, Chinese instruments will no longer be a sub-category in your ethno library. Long hidden treasures will be rediscovered. Just listen to the demos, they are pure MIDI arrangements and experience the virtual Gu Zheng you've always dreamed of!
1.6GB sample library, multi samples on every single velocity layer
Most detailed articulations never available before, up to 5 velocity layers, 3 different tempos of bend up/down etc.
Sampled from a famous, custom design Gu Zheng
Recorded at the China Conservatory of Music using Direct Stream Digital Technology and 5 microphone positions
24bit / 44.1kHz sample playback
One shot single notes on most layers, emulate the real performance
MIDI files and audio phrases included
Best Service ENGINE Sample Player is included in this product!
Mac OS 10.4, 10.5 or higher
Min. PowerMac G4 or Intel Mac 1GHz
Min. 512MB Ram
Recommended: G5 or Intel Mac 1.8GHz, 1GB Ram
Interfaces: Standalone, AU, VST, RTAS
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, 32bit & 64bit
Min. Pentium/Athlon XP 1.4GHz
Min. 512MB Ram
Recommended: Pentium/Athlon XP 3.0GHz, 1GB Ram
Interfaces: Standalone, VST, RTAS
For All Systems:
Internet connection for product activation required (on any computer)
Additional hard disc space according to the library size
An internet connection on any computer is required to authorize / activate the product.
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