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Cello Textures

Kontakt Instrument by Ben Osterhouse

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The Cello Textures instrument is a carefully curated playground of expressive cello articulations. If you are looking for inspiring, niche string sounds to add splashes of colour and realism to your music, this instrument is for you.


  • Four cello articulations: Staccato, Accent, Dramatic Swell, and Slow Swell
  • Each articulation recorded with 3 different tone qualities (normale, ponticello, fingered harmonics)
  • Options for each articulation to be octave shifted, reversed, or looped.
  • Options to randomize articulations
  • Intuitive interface


  • 971 samples at 48kHz 24-bit
  • Played on a cello created by Frederick Bethke. This cello won a certificate of merit for tone in the 2018 VSA competition.
  • 770MB of samples
  • 5 snapshots
  • 4 impulse response reverbs
  • For Kontakt 5.8.1 or above Full Version Only - Not for Kontakt player

System Requirements

  • 770 MB available HD space
  • Kontakt Full Version 5.8.1 or later

Important Notes:

  • The FULL Version of Kontakt 5.8.1+ is required in order to use this instrument.
  • You will be stuck in DEMO MODE if trying to use this instrument in the FREE Kontakt Player.

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