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Extraordinary aluminium bells

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    Extraordinary aluminium bells

    An exciting addition to the mallet family, this extraordinary array of aluminium bells has been performed by world-renowned percussionist Paul Clarvis, a master of his craft. Expertly recorded in the Hall at AIR Studios by resident engineer Jake Jackson, this is unique metallic sound will enhance your percussion collection.
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    6 mic signals

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    Aluphone GUI

    The Overview panel

    This is the main interface for melodic instruments. Its default view displays all available playing techniques, has a simple microphone mixer and includes the main feature controllers.

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    General Controls panel

    This view allows further in-depth control of the instrument, showing all available signals and feature controllers, as well as the ability to purge techniques from memory to reduce system usage.

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    The Ostinatum

    In this view you can add notes to a pattern sequencer, select which key it triggers on and then play for instant ostinato creation. It’s like an arpeggiator on a synthesiser.

    What's included


    Individual patches

    • Long - bowed
    • Long - fingers
    • Long - hard beater
    • Long - soft beater
    • Short - bowed
    • Short - hard beater
    • Short - soft beater

    Other patches

    • Aluphone - COG patches
    • Aluphone - longs
    • Aluphone - shorts
    • Aluphone - time Machine patches

    Mics & mixes


    • C - Close
    • T - Tree
    • A - Ambients
    • O - Outrigger
    • G - Gallery
    • M - Mid


    • M - Medium Mix
    • B - Broad Mix

    Tech specs

    Mac system requirements

    Mac OS 11, 12 or 13 

    Both Intel and Apple Silicon/ARM are supported

    Minimum: 2.8GHz i5 minimum (quad-core), 8GB RAM

    Recommended: 2.8GHz I7 (six-core), 16GB RAM

    32-bit systems are not supported.

    PC system requirements

    Windows 10 or Windows 11 - (Latest Service Pack, 64-bit)

    Minimum: Intel 2.8 GHz i5 (quad-core) or AMD Ryzen 5, 8GB RAM

    Recommended: Intel Core i7 6th gen and later or AMD Ryzen 7, 16GB RAM

    32-bit systems are not supported.

    File size

    13.80 GB disk space required during install

    6.90 GB download size

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    Kontakt player

    Kontakt Full required

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