Virtual Acoustic and Electric Sitar plus
Virtual Sitar is VST instrument designed to
emulate the acoustic Indian Sitar as well as
the Electric Sitar. Additionally it includes
the Tanpura, a continuous harmonic drone in
support of a melody.
Available in VST 32 bit and 64 bit
Mode Selector to change
between the following Acoustic and Electric Sitars / Drones:
(Model 1) Ø
(Model 2) Ø
Electric Sitar Ø
(C2-B3) and Acoustic Sitar (Model 3 | C4-C7) Ø
Tanpura Drones (A-C-D-E):
The Indian drone instrument does not play melody but rather supports and
sustains the melody of another instrument or singer by providing a
continuous harmonic drone. The Tanpura is an essential accompanying
instrument which provides a point of reference for creating other
sounds; musicians or singers can freely improvise over the drone.
Alternatively, by modulating different parameters like ADSR, Reverb
and/or filter, it also can mimic the 'Digital Electronic Tanpura'.
Electric Sitar preset introduced in current version, a kind of
electric guitar designed to mimic the sound of the sitar. It is
typically used in rock, jazz, and fusion styles.
ADSR envelope generator.
Attack, Sustain, Decay and Release parameters and several modulation
The values are automatically computed when you select any of the filter
types. Filter switch includes: LP (Low pass), BP (Band pass), HP (High
pass), notch, peak, low pass and high pass shelving filter with
adjustable cutoff and bandwidth. The ‘Gain Level’ is used only with the
EQ Peak, Low Shelf and High Shelf modes.
Variable Room Simulation:
Reverb effect can control the ‘room ambience’. Small rooms can be
modeled just as accurately as larger spaces. Customizable with user
controls for: size room, width room, damping factor & mixer.
Full MIDI Automation:
Complete MIDI CC#. The following MIDI
Continuous Controllers (MIDI CC) messages are recognized and affect the
500 MHz Processor (Pentium®, Celeron®
AMD® or equivalent) minimum.
512 MB or higher recommended.
VST compatible host / Digital Audio Workstation
DAW/ MIDI Sequencer:
This VST software can be "plugged in" to any host application that
supports VST Technology like: Image-Line FL Studio, Steinberg Cubase
Pro, Artist and Elements, Cakewalk by BandLab, Ableton Live, Cockos
REAPER, PreSonus Studio One, Acoustica Mixcraft, MAGIX Acid
Pro, MakeMusic Finale, Avid Sibelius, Mackie Tracktion, Steinberg
Nuendo, Magix Samplitude, Magix Music Maker, Cantabile (Lite, Solo,
Performer), n-Track Studio, VSTHost, DarkWave Studio, Bitwig, SAVIHost
MIDI Controller Device: A MIDI Controller is
required to play this VST instrument. The most common type of device in this
class is the keyboard controller. After launching the Digital
Audio Workstation or MIDI host application be sure to select the appropriate
MIDI device before attempting to play your MIDI controller.
An ASIO® soundcard is recommended for
low latency real-time play.
test extensively the demo version of your selected product (s) in your
make sure there are no misbehaviors before purchasing.
the Unregistered/Demo Version:
Same sound quality than the full version. It generates a short beep in all output
channels every 10 seconds. Be aware that certain sounds may not be available.
full version is available to purchase, as downloadable software, the promotional
price is US$29,90,
and you can download the full version as soon as your payment is
Sitar is a Hindustani classical stringed instrument which utilizes sympathetic strings along with regular strings and a gourd resonating chamber to produce a very distinctive sound.
It was popularized by "legendary sitar virtuoso" and composer Ravi Shankar in the 1960s.
The Tanpura (or
tambura, tanpuri) is a long-necked plucked string
instrument found in various forms in Indian music.
It does not play melody but rather supports and
sustains the melody of another instrument or singer
by providing a continuous harmonic bourdon or drone.
Electric Sitar is a kind of electric guitar
designed to mimic the sound of the sitar, a
traditional musical instrument of India. Depending
on the manufacturer and model, these instruments
bear varying degrees of resemblance to the
Digital Electronic Tanpura is an electronic
instrument that replicates the sound of the tanpura
(tambura), used to provide a constant drone to
accompany another's vocal or instrumental melody.
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