Mntra Instruments Ha Noi

$29.00

 

What’s Inside?

Voice

  • Ca Trù Voice (Long, Broken)
    Vocal techniques in the Ca trù musical tradition. Ca trù is an ancient form of musical storytelling featuring a female vocalist, often accompanied by a Đàn đáy player, and involving the interaction of the spectator.
    Played by: Vu Thi Thủy Linh

Strings

  • Đàn Tranh (Bend 1, Bend 2, Bend 3, Bend Up, Bend Down, Tremolo, Vibrato)
    The Đàn tranh is a plucked zither with a long soundbox and many strings (14-25). These kinds of bends are characteristic to the emotional quality of the instrument.
    Played by: My Chin
  • Đàn Nhị (Straight, Straight Hard, Glissando)
    The Đàn nhị is a two-stringed bowed string instrument. The instrument’s small tubular body is often covered by snakeskin. This highly expressive instrument often carries the melodies of traditional Vietnamese music.
    Played by: Ngô Thái Sơn
  • Electric Đàn Bầu (Straight, Vibrato, Bend Up)
    The Đàn bầu is a one-string zither and is essential to Vietnamese folk music, but also commonly employed in pop and rock. It is played by striking harmonics and bending them with a lever. Here it’s plugged into a megaphone amplifier.
    Played by: Ngô Tra My
  • Đàn Đáy
    The Đàn đáy is a plucked 3-string lute with silk or nylon strings. It is commonly used as an accompanying instrument in Ca trù music.
    Played by: Pham Dinh Hoang

Percussion

  • Trong Ban (Regular, Hand Hit, Flam)
    A large traditional hand drum played with a stick or hand.
    Played by: Le Quỳnh Trang
  • Chèo Drum (Regular, Bounce, Flam, Side)
    A small drum that serves as the rhythmic backbone for Chèo, a type of satirical musical folk theatre from northern Vietnam.
    Played by: Le Quỳnh Trang
  • Drum Set (Low, Mid, High, Double)
    Group of drums from a traditional Vietnamese drum set, precursor to the modern trap drum kit.
    Played by: Le Quỳnh Trang

Pitched Percussion

  • T’rưng (High, Low, Muted)
    The T’rưng is a bamboo xylophone used by the Jarai and Bahnar ethnic groups in Vietnam’s Central Highlands.
    Played by: Vu Thi Thủy Linh

Wind

  • Sáo Mèo (Large Vibrato Fast, Large Vibrato Slow, Small Double Tongue 1, Small Double Tongue 2, Small Double Tongue 3)
    The Sáo Mèo is a bamboo free reed wind instrument used by the H’mong ethnic group of northern Vietnam. Often two larger and smaller (male and female) pipes are coupled together to facilitate a wider range and tonal contrast.
    Played by: Nguyen Hai An
  • Sáo Bầu (Drone, Short, Straight)
    The Sáo Bầu is a free-reed wind instrument. It has a gourd wind chest with a center playing pipe and two outer drone pipes.
    Played by: Nguyen Hai An
  • Tiêu (Double Tongue, Flutter, Overblown)
    The Tiêu is a large vertically played bamboo flute.
    Played by: Nguyen Hai An
  • Sáo Trúc (Straight, Vibrato)
    The Sáo trúc is a small bamboo flute with six or ten fingerholes that is often called the ‘voice of Vietnam’.
    Played by: Nguyen Hai An

FX (Soundscapes original and effected)

  • Hanoi Ambiences – Birds
    Urban wildlife recorded in central Hanoi with an LCR microphone array. Ran through an extensive chain of creative processing.
  • Hanoi Ambiences – Fan
    Recording of an oscillating fan with an LCR microphone array.
  • Hanoi Ambiences – Traffic
    Hanoi’s infamous traffic recorded with an LCR microphone array.
  • Hanoi Ambiences – Light Rain
    Light summer rain captured in Hanoi’s old quarter with an LCR microphone array.
  • Hanoi Ambiences – Med Rain
    The beginning of a monsoon recorded near the Temple of Literature in Hanoi with an LCR microphone array.
  • Ninh Binh Ambiences – Heavy Rain
    A heavy rainstorm on a lotus field in Ninh Binh, a small city on the Red River, captured with an LCR microphone array.
  • Ninh Binh Ambiences – Traffic Rain
    Rain and background traffic in Ninh Binh, a small city on the Red River, captured with an LCR microphone array.

 

Description

Technical Specifications

Samples

→ Recorded at 32-bit, and 384 kHz and 192 kHz ultrasonic resolution

Engine

→ VST3 / AU plugin for Windows & Mac OS (10.11+) including full M1 Chip support
→ No fuss copy protection, simply install and the instrument is uniquely encrypted to be used within your system
→ Seamless downloads, updates, and installation within MNDALA 2 with a registered Mntra account

File Size

→ 57 sample maps
→ 4 GB installed, 8 GB recommended for setup

System Requirements

→ Minimum 8GB of RAM and an i5 or better CPU required
→ Supported by all 64-bit VST3/AU compatible DAW’s*

*Mixcraft 9 not supported

* Mixcraft 9 Pro is not supported