Lyrical Bansuri

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£19.99

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The bansuri is a traditional Indian bamboo flute that holds deep cultural significance and mesmerizing musical qualities.

With a history spanning thousands of years, it has become an integral part of classical and folk music in India. Crafted from a single length of bamboo, the bansuri’s design allows for a range of hauntingly lyrical tones, making it a versatile instrument for expressing a wide array of emotions.

Its soothing and meditative sound has also found its way into various genres of world music, captivating audiences far beyond the borders of India. The bansuri’s ability to evoke a sense of tranquillity and spirituality has earned it a cherished place among musicians and listeners alike, enriching the tapestry of global musical traditions.

9 Articulations

Infinite Variation Engine

Playable Legato

Phase Aligned Dynamics

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Features

  • 9 recorded articulations.
  • Endless variety and ornaments through your performance.
  • Infinite variation engine.
  • Playable legato, trills, and portamento
  • Up to 3 phase-aligned dynamic layers
  • Dynamic vibrato control
  • Idiomatic articulations
  • Low CPU and RAM usage
  • M1 native support

About the Library

Lyrical Bansuri was recorded with a single microphone in a studio. This gives a warm and intimate sound as if you are in the room with the musician.

As with most Libre Wave libraries the samples have very little natural reverb, allowing you to apply your own effects and control the sonic environment into which the instrument is virtually placed.

Lyrical Bansuri includes a special “performance” articulation that interprets your playing to generate realistic legato transitions, trills, attacks, ornaments, and glides in real time.

The sustain samples have been looped and phase aligned to produce buttery smooth, artefact free dynamic crossfades.

In addition to 3x recorded RR for the staccato articulation the instrument includes Libre Wave’s infinite variation engine. This works in the background, providing added realism using a combination of techniques to create subtle continuous variations for every note played.

System Requirements

GNU/Linux (Ubuntu 16.0 or later)

Windows 7 or later

MacOS 10.14 or later

Runs in the free Rhapsody player

Host must support VST3 or AU

AAX (Pro-Tools) is not supported

250MB HDD

1GB RAM

2 reviews for Lyrical Bansuri

  1. Karsten Krause (verified owner)

    I have a soft spot for all types of flutes and David’s Bansuri has become an instant favorite among the dozens of flute libraries and VSTi’s I’ve collected over the years due to its beautiful and versatile sound and exceptional playability.
    For some reason the first tune I’ve tried it on was a fusion piece and to my ears it not only fits in beautifully but I can’t stop playing that thing, the vibes are that inspiring.
    If I had one free wish for an eventual update, I’d love some extra overblown samples even though that’s not exactly how most folks would play a traditional or lyrical Bansuri.
    Apart from that this is one heck of a virtual flute that sounds and performs way better than the humble entrance fee suggests.

  2. Wolfgang Menzel (verified owner)

    For that generous price range really a steal, you can’t go wrong! an expressive bansuri, you can tweak it as you like. the “performance” patch does already a lot letting your play sound vivid. and with the keyswitches, you can place the articulations you need at the right spot.

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