Chime

SMALL BRONZE & SILVER BELLS IDIOPHONES

Samples

6300+

Format

Komplete Kontrol

Patches

All-In-One

Audio Format

NCW 44.1KHz 24Bit

Instruments

Full Size Chime

Microphones

7 Configurations

Available

Download or USB

An Overview

Finding the right bells for Chime sent us on a magical mystery tour to source authentic antiques. We didn’t want to record factory machined bells but rather remastered hand-cast copies of original clock bells from 17th and 18th century clocks.

This collection features designs from the chime bells of Dutch Amsterdam Standing clocks, French Pendules, Comtoises, Dutch Grand Father clocks, Bracket clocks, Carriage clocks and large watch bells.

We just love the sound of these bell chimes and each one of them is unique. They are made from a alloy of silver and bronze and hand-tuned to retain the vintage character. The clarity of these bells surpasses those that are usually used for orchestral bell trees and we’re proud to have remade and recorded them.

Listen To Our Demos

This comprehensive bells collection comprises four libraries: Bowls, Carillon, Chime and Sleigh Bells 2. All recorded in our bespoke AMS studio, these varied instruments shine when played together, with a cohesive tone to create one of the most musical and magic collections that we've ever recorded.

Our talented demo writers took inspiration from these four libraries to compose some of their very best cues, really bringing out the versatility and vitality of these bells instruments.

Enjoy!

AMS

We recorded this collection with our new Aligned Microphone Setup, a bespoke and standardised microphone array we shorten to “AMS”.

The specially designed recording space is unique to Sonokinetic libraries. It has very low wall, ground and ceiling reflections and we’ve taken advantage of that by constructing a new design of microphone rig and setting up an array of 10 mics to capture instruments in precise detail.

These include cardioid, condenser and ribbon microphones. There’s also a binaural head in the centre of the array, which is perfect for those mixing surround and simulated 3D sound scores or producing audio for immersive video games.

 

The AMS Microphones

Small Diaphragm Condenser

High End open cardioid microphones with selected, matched capsules

Large Diaphragm Condenser

FET preamp with two large diaphragm cardioid matched condenser capsules

Ribbon Stereo

bi-directional ribbon microphone, with a symmetric figure-8 pickup pattern.

Dynamic Stereo

versatile, robust legendary cardioid open sounding microphones

Large Diaphragm Cardioid

Highly sensitive Premium Studio Condenser

Binaural Head

Stereophonic / Binaural microphone Omni directional matched pair

Large Diaphragm Omni

High sensitivity and extremely low self noise omnidirectional

Chime Features

NKS Compatible

Mic Control

MIC Positions IR

Articulation Control

Performance Control

Standardized Grouping

Tail Length Control

KK & KP

Chime Tutorials

Chime

Kontakt & NKS

24,90 €30,23 incl VAT
Direct Download
Chime Sample Library
2.5GB

Chime

Kontakt & NKS

74,90 €90,63 incl VAT
USB Edition
Chime Sample Library
2.5GB

Bells Collection

Kontakt & NKS

74,90 €90,63 incl VAT
Full Price
99,60 €120,52 incl VAT
Direct Download
Carillon Sample Library
Chime Sample Library
Bowls Sample Library
Sleigh Bells II Sample Library
13.9GB

Bells Collection

Kontakt & NKS

124,90 €151,13 incl VAT
Full Price
149,60 €181,02 incl VAT
USB Edition
Carillon Sample Library
Chime Sample Library
Bowls Sample Library
Sleigh Bells II Sample Library
13.9GB

The Bells Collection

THE GREAT BELLS INSTRUMENT FROM SONOKINETIC IN ONE BIG DISCOUNTED BUNDLE

CHIME

Small Bronze & Silver Bells Idiophones

Finding the right bells for Chime sent us
on a magical mystery tour to source
authentic antiques.
 

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CARILLON

LARGE BELL IDIOPHONES

Recording these Carillon bells was a challenge, but one which we relished. These are real clock tower bells weighing up to half a ton on the biggest set.

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Bowls

CRYSTAL SINGING BOWLS

Known as the meditative musical sound of tranquility, the bowls we recorded for this instrument have a magical quality and emit pure frequencies.

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SLEIGH BELLS II

MULTISAMPLED REINDEER BELLS

There’s no instrument that evokes the magic of the holiday season like sleigh bells. Ever since Santa kitted out Rudolph and his reindeer chums with these tinkling tiny chimes.

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