TheChargingRhino

Need Celtic/Irish VSTs ASAP

Recommended Posts

Hello. I am looking for various Celtic/Irish Vsts, including but not limited to-

Bagpipes/Urlian (however you spell it) Pipes, dulcimers, harps, penny whistles, and other stuff.

Must be free as well.

If you have found any, please link below. thanks. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Why not try the fine libraries at Impact Soundworks?! :D

Our gorgeous Tin Whistle:

https://impactsoundworks.com/product/ventus-ethnic-winds-tin-whistle/

Frame Drums:

https://impactsoundworks.com/product/forest-frame-drums/

Highland Harps (Celtic Harp, Lap Harp, Lyre):

https://impactsoundworks.com/product/plectra-series-2-highland-harps/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Era II is the best VST for Medieval and European folk instruments by far. As I recall, it includes excellent, true legato samples of all the instruments you mention and then some. There is also a fantastic vocal library add on including tavern singers and female voice by Celica Soldream!

 

Nvm, I just saw you're looking for freeware...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There's an ok uilleann pipe sound included with kontakt player default instruments.

For a harp and dulcimer, you could try this: http://www.dskmusic.com/dsk-world-stringz/ 

 

For all these instruments though, you could try searching for free sfz libraries. I know I had a few on my old pc. Lots of people sample instruments like these for fun and put them up for free on music forums and such. You'll have to look around a bit to find decent ones though.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I should probably tell the reason WHY I need more/better Celtic/Irish VSTs. I plan on remaking various Zelda tracks in various Celtic/Irish genres. Already started on Clocktown (need clock sounds too), TP Hyrule Field, and The Great Sea. Using Kontakt free 5 for now. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.