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Organic Loops proudly present Woodwind Sea Shanties ? a collection of loops and one-shots drawn from the tunes of notable sea shanties and maritime folk song traditions played on a variety of woodwind instruments, including flutes, whistles and shawms.

Performed by Max Gittings and recorded and produced by Michael Tedstone, the team behind the Chinese Woodwind and Rare Woodwind sample pack releases, the captured performances have been recorded dry, using a combination of U87 and 414 microphones, so that every detail can be heard!

This pack takes, as its source material, songs and tunes from the vast repertoire of traditional sea shanties, including classics such as The Wellerman, Leave Her Johnny, Drunken Sailor, and The Old Chariot. The songs have then been played and recorded both with complete melodic phrases intact, and also with the same melodies broken up and rearranged in different ways using traditional ornamentation and melodic variation.

Highly rhythmic and full of catchy folk tunes, sea shanties were traditionally sung and performed in a call and response format, as working or hauling songs, both at sea and back on shore in inns and taverns. More recently, they have become popular both in films and soundtracks and also on the folk scene at festivals and traditional sessions, which is where Max picked them up over the years - listening to them being sung, learning the tunes, and then joining in with them himself!

The traditional woodwind instruments used in this pack are Wooden Olwell Flute, Bamboo Olwell Flutes, Bass Bamboo Flute, Wooden Renaissance Fife, Bass Whistle, Wooden and Metal Low Whistles, Tin Whistles, Tabor Pipe, Folk Shawms, and Clay Ocarina.

Woodwind Sea Shanties also contains folk percussion instruments such as frame drums, skin drums, tabor drums, and finger cymbals playing rhythmic loops designed to accompany the sea shanties and inspired by their feel.

Please nots this pack only contains the woodwind and percussion instruments - all the other instruments that have been used to make the demo are not inside this sample pack

In detail expect to find 1.38 GB of 24Bit 44.1KHZ wavs - 8 Shanty Song Kits, 183 Bamboo Flute Loops, 144 Percussion Loops, 120 Low Whistle Loops, 109 High Whistle Loops, 107 Wooden Flute Loops, 62 Shawm Oboe Loops, 65 Fife Flute Loops, 28 Tabor Pipe Loops, 24 Ocarina Flute Loops and 1 Bamboo Flute Multi.

This collection is also fully Loopcloud ready. More information can be found about Loopmasters award winning software here: loopcloud.com

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1.38 GB
24Bit 44.1KHZ
8 Shanty Song Kits
183 Bamboo Flute Loops
144 Percussion Loops
120 Low Whistle Loops
109 High Whistle Loops
107 Wooden Flute Loops
62 Shawm Oboe Loops
65 Fife Flute Loops
28 Tabor Pipe Loops
24 Ocarina Flute Loops

*This description is a reference taken from the original developer's website.

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