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RHODOPE Ethnic Bulgarian Choir: Core

RHODOPE Ethnic Bulgarian Choir: Core

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€ 175,-
$ 165.00
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The only sample Library featuring a real authentic ethnic Bulgarian Choir!

A totally unique product that also brought to life the "Syllabuilder" engine - a powerful yet easy to use phrasebuilding software that allows you to write your own words as well as build lyrics with the brandnew Quick Word system!

Ethnic Bulgarian singing is something really unique. This special type of "throat" singing gives a new and interesting timbre that is not typical for choir ensembles. This is why Strezov Sampling decided that this requires a special approach.

The 1.1 Syllabuilder

Blending traditional phrasebuilding with the deep editing options of wordbuilding the Syllabuilder engine is the ultimate tool for producing virtual choir mockups. Rhodope Ethnic Bulgarian Choir Core and Complete features this powerful tool, which has been in constant developement for more than two years.

Syllabuilder Screen


  • The voices of the one of the most populart Bulgarian choirs "Filip Koutev", conducted by Georgi Andreev
  • Range of E3-D5 (C4 = middle C) 
  • The powerful SYLLABUILDER engine (full word building engine) allows you to write words that will be 'sung' by the virtual choir 
  • The Syllabuilder gives you the ideal balance between the detailed control over the words and a fast workflow 
  • Ability to save and load presets; cross-compatible with future versions. 
  • Ability to manually edit each of the consonants or vowel sounds in Syllabuilder text 
  • The ability to overlap different vowels/consonants in a single midi track - one voice holding on “Ah” (for instance), while the other voices still progressing throughout the lyrics. 
  • Easy to use either live or in your DAW 
  • Intuitive HELP incorporated in the Kontakt patch 
  • Various other scripts that will help you in your workflow 
  • Last but not least - the unique timbre of Ethnic Bulgarian singers
  • Quick Word system - enables you to save and load words. Included are factory presets that would help you using the library straight out of the box. Presets are automatically refreshed in the Syllabuilder, so if you have more than one instance a new preset in one instance can be immediately opened in another
  • Quick word templates can be used with future version of the instrument and can always be retrieved, even if you have newer version than the one used in the preset

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Flag DEspaceKeys 03/2016

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Rhodope bietet dank Baukastenprinzip und konfigurierbarer Patchfunktionen eine breite Flexibilität. Für überzeugende Textpassagen muss man etwas mit den Parametern spielen, erzielt dann jedoch schnelle Ergebnisse. Einschränkungen im Realismus lassen sich durch die Expansion für lyrische Vokalteppiche dank polyphonem Legato gut verstecken, dennoch haben andere Librarys hier mehr zu bieten, auch bei der Raummikrofonierung. Somit empfiehlt sich Rhodope vorwiegend für dicht arrangierte Orchestermusik, der man eine mystisch-ethnische Klangfarbe mitgeben möchte.

Die geradlinige Core-Library ist ein günstiges und flexibles Must-Have für die besondere Chornote. Wer die Library vorwiegend für Effekte und düstere Vokalteppiche einsetzen möchte, sollte direkt zum Bundle greifen.


+          intuitiv spielbar


+          flexibler Silbeneditor

+/-       viele Engine-gestützte Samplemanipulationen

-           benötigt Vollversion von Kontakt

Flag ENspaceASK Audio, 12/2015

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'...Strezov Sampling has worked tirelessly to bring this new edition to
film/TV and game composers with fantastic results'

full Rhodope review at ASK Audio


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The following reviews have been placed by customers who also bought this product from us. All reviews are provided through eKomi, Europes largest independent customer review company.

Language: englisch
4.0 of 5

This choir singing quality may be found in many countries folkloric choirs and is very different to the majority of others. The syllabe builder is excellent and the same is further upgraded in Wotan.

Language: englisch
4.0 of 5

This library is great for harmonies, awesome modwheel dynamics control and good wordbuilding with a little tweaking that you can save. I found it more difficult for fast passages but it is incredible for slow or medium tempo phrases. I love it after only a week using it, just scratched the surface. I wish it had ornaments and mordents, but nevertheles I recommend it if you like this kind of singing.

Sprache: deutsch
4.0 of 5

Vocalbibliothek für den Spezialfall. Wird in der Art von keiner anderen Bibliothek geboten.

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 AchtungThis Product does not include or require a "Kontakt Player" license/serial number!

A full version of Native Instruments "Kontakt" is required for unlimited functionality!

Please notice: With the free Kontakt Player you can play this library for 15 minutes only in demo/test mode !


The minimum Kontakt version required to use this library is specified in the product description.

Windows 7, 8 or 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64 Bit), Intel Core Duo or AMD Athlon 64, 4 GB RAM (6GB recommended)

Mac OS X 10.10, 10.11 or 10.12, Intel Core Duo, 4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended)

for all

  • 1GB free disc space for application
  • additional hard disc space according to the library size
  • internet connection for product activation required (on any computer)


  • Stand-Alone
  • VST
  • Audio Units
  • ASIO
  • CoreAudio
  • AAX Native (Pro Tools 10 or later)

OS compatibility of previous Kontakt versions - please check compatibility with your libraries!

Kontakt 5 5.3.1 Win (WIN 7 or higher)
Kontakt 5 5.3.1 Mac (OS X 10.7 or higher)

Kontakt 5 5.1.0 Win (WIN XP or higher)
Kontakt 5 5.1.0 Mac (OS X 10.7 or higher)

Kontakt 5 5.0.3 Win (WIN XP or higher)
Kontakt 5 5.0.3 Mac (OS X 10.6)

Kontakt 4 4.2.2 Win (WIN XP or higher)
Kontakt 4 4.2.2 Mac  (OS X 10.5 / 10.6)

System FAQs
System FAQs - RHODOPE Ethnic Bulgarian Choir: Core

Q: Can I use the FREE Kontakt Player for playing libraries in "Kontakt format"?
A: No! All "open Kontakt format" libraries require a full version of "Kontakt" sampler. The FREE Player can play the sounds in demo/test mode only. All libraries on our web site including a Kontakt Player licence mention this in the "system requirements"!

Q: When trying to "Add Library" my Kontakt shows a message "No Library found"
A: Then this is not a encrypted Kontakt library, but an open Kontakt format. You can find additional hints for Kontakt Libraries in that Sounds & Gear Video

DWM ProtectionFor your own protection this library is provided as individual personalized files including a
Digital Water Mark - DWM!





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