Voice of Wind: Connie
Voice of Wind: Connie
Voice of Wind: Connie
Voice of Wind: Connie
Voice of Wind: Connie

Voice of Wind: Connie

Kontakt Player
$ 99


This mezzo-soprano library features the silky voice of Connie Doolan and her jazz, cabaret, folk, blues and theater vocal styles. It offers chromatic true legato, sustains and staccatos, plus flexible tempo-syncing phrases and melodies organized by key.
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Voice Of Wind: Connie is the fourth volume in our modular female solo vocal series Voices of Wind. Each volume focuses on a new vocalist with a distinct creative style and comes complete with a full package of vital chromatic and melodic articulations that sound great and are easy and convenient to use in any music or video production project that comes your way. This edition focuses on the crisp and spirited mezzo-soprano voice of Connie Doolan. Her cheerful, silky, and polished vocal character effortlessly fuses jazz, cabaret, folk, blues, pop, and musical theater vocal styles.

This 2.88 GB library includes over 3,300 samples, featuring sustain, staccato (8x round-robin) and true legato chromatic articulations for 6 core vowels: Ah, Eh, Ee, Mm, Oh and Oo. It also includes over a thousand live dynamic, melodic phrases organized by mood, key and tempo. This huge collection of live phrases are divided into 100bpm and 140bpm tempos for both Bright and Dark categories, as well as a special 120bpm Hummed category. We’ve also included 20 sound-designed custom FX and ambient presets to expand your creative palette. It all comes together in a complete, efficient and deeply-refined toolbox of chromatic articulations and powerful melodic elements with tempo-syncing and key options, all built into a flexible, full-featured user interface.

This is a Powered By Kontakt Player library. It can be used in the free Kontakt Player or the full version of Kontakt. It can be added to the Libraries browser. It requires online serial number activation through Native Instruments This library is encoded in the NKS format to provided compatibility with Komplete Kontrol software and hardware by Native Instruments (see version requirements). Mac users: The Kontakt presets in this library require OSX 10.12 or later PC users: The Kontakt presets in this library require Windows 7 or later The samples in this library are losslessly compressed 24 bit 48 kHz NCW files. They can only be played by Kontakt or Kontakt Player.



Connie Doolan [website]

Connie Doolan has been singing professionally for decades in numerous styles including swing/jazz, musical theater, cabaret, opera and folk. She performs and records with the Connie Doolan Quartet, a San Francisco Bay Area group that artfully blurs the boundaries of jazz and folk. The group’s CD, Haunt Your Heart (Fiddling Cricket) was released in summer 2006. She has worked as an actor in regional theater including the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Oregon Repertory Theater, CitiArts Theater, PCPA Theaterfest and Upon These Boards (featured vocalist in UTB’s world peace event Lysistrata Project at Berkeley Rep.) As a singer, Connie has performed and recorded with the cabaret act Calliope, and Bay Area vocalists Sylvia Herold and Patrice Haan in their Mehitabel trio. She has also performed and/or toured with: the Magic Theater (“Caliban Dreams,” opera); the Pentatonics (Orff-based performance ensemble); Z Space Theater (“Ariadne,” musical theater); Orpheus Ensemble (world music ensemble); The Mighty Avalanche Choir (folk-bluegrass-gospel band) and the Calling All Choir. Connie is a sought-after vocal instructor and teaches music to children as well as adults. She has taught at various music camps including Lark in the Morning in Mendocino, California, B.C Swing Workshop, California Coast Music Camp and Puget Sound Guitar Workshop in Washington.

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This Kontakt library features true legato, plus an array of staccato syllables with 8x round-robin, spanning over two playable octaves. A huge collection of live phrases that are divided into 100bpm and 140bpm tempos for both bright and dark categories, as well as a special 120bpm hummed category. The phrases are intuitively organized by root tempo and mood. However, tempo-syncing, time-stretching and pitch transposition controls give you complete freedom to customize. You can also shape, blend and sequence phrases, with our phrase-legato, step sequencer, speed-control and live waveform editing. The library includes 20 sound-designed custom FX and ambient presets to expand your creative palette. We’ve also included our comprehensive FX Rack, with compression, delay, filter, EQ, amp/speaker simulation and convolution reverb, featuring dozens of rooms, cathedrals and otherworldly fx to open endless possibilities.

We recorded Connie in a dry studio environment, using a high dynamic range, large-diaphragm Neumann studio microphone and Sound Devices preamps to get maximum detail, clarity, fidelity and clean dynamic range. This library is NKS compatible so you can use it seamlessly in Kontakt 6 Player and Komplete Kontrol.

  • Ah, Eh, Ee, Mm, Oh and Oo natural true legato
  • Ah, Eh, Ee, Oh, Oo in both piano and forte dynamic layers and Mm & La with a single dynamic layer. Staccatos with 8 round-robin variations per note
  • 100bpm and 140bpm tempos for both Bright and Dark phrase categories
  • A special 120bpm Hummed phrase category
  • Over a thousand melodic phrases in multiple keys, with pitch transposition, instant pattern sequencing, legato blending, tempo-synching/time-stretching, shaping and more.
  • Easy to navigate melodic phrases, organized intuitively by style, native tempo and root key.
  • Fluid sequencer allows for per-step phrase start and end markers.
  • Vocal performance breaths for added realism
  • Swell control allows real-time dynamic performance shaping.
  • Full Multi-FX rack panel with Chorus, Compression, Distortion, Amp and Cab simulation, EQ, Delay and Reverb
  • Our Reverb rack unit includes 25 unique creative FX convolutions and 45 excellent live rooms, studios, chambers, cathedrals, halls and other real-world environments, with flexible tone, size and mix controls.
  • Fully automatable, with customizable key switch and GUI controls.
  • Convenient real-time visual wave-form display in every preset.
  • Kontakt Format

    This library has been licensed for use in the free Kontakt Player virtual instrument engine. It can be used in Kontakt Player or the full retail version of Kontakt (version 6 or later) for VST, AU or AAX instrument plugin formats. You can add this product to the Kontakt “Libraries” browser. It requires online serial number registration through the Native Instruments Service Center app. This library is also fully compatible with Komplete Kontrol and all S-Series Keyboard Controllers by Native Instruments. Purchasing this library qualifies you for a great cross-grade discount toward the full unlocked version of Kontakt through Native Instruments!

    Product Specs

    • 2.8 GB Installed
    • 3,390 Samples
    • 28 powerful NKI instrument banks in Kontakt 6 Player format
    • 20 Custom Sound-Designed FX and Ambient presets
    • 24-bit, 48 kHz Stereo Lossless NCW Format
    • Made for the free Kontakt Player (version 6+), Komplete Kontrol, all S-Series Keyboards and NKS software and hardware by Native Instruments
    • Works with the Kontakt "Libraries" browser and Native Access


    System Requirements

    This Powered-By-Kontakt Player Edition is supported by version 6 or later of the free Kontakt Player (VST, AU, AAX) and the special “Libraries” rack. Windows 7 or higher required for PC. OSX 10.12 or higher required for Mac. Dual Core CPU, 3+ GB System Ram, SATA or SSD hard drive recommended for this library. This software is delivered as a digital download, so a broadband connection is required. All sales are final. Please see our Help Page for download and installation instructions, tutorials and the End User Licensing Agreement before ordering.


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