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Traveler Series Gypsy Fiddle

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Welcome to Red Room Audio’s Traveler Series, an ongoing collection of boutique sample libraries featuring traditional world instruments faithfully recorded on location from destinations around the globe.

Traveler Series libraries focus on delivering a genuine purity that can only be captured where the instrument and musical style originated, preserving its true character and history. We seek out a region’s most skilled and renowned performers; amazing folks with stories and bloodlines who live and breathe traditional provincial music. We leave with an education and appreciation for their culture and the role these beautiful instruments serve (as well as a tale or two of our own). We hope our Traveler Series adds an authentic native spirit to your music.


Stoimen Peev

Gypsy fiddle playing is known the world over for its passion, romance and virtuosity and the music is synonymous with the campfire and the open road. Gypsy fiddlers tend to be highly skilled. Their playing swoops dramatically from the highest to the lowest positions, using cascades of arpeggios, chromatic runs, harmonics, pizzicato, exaggerated vibrato and extreme ornamentation.

For our Gypsy Fiddle we traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria where we had the pleasure of working with renowned violinist Stoimen Peev. Stoimen is a member of the elite Sofia Soloists and Sofia Quartet ensembles as well as the Sofia Session Orchestra & Choir and has performed classical and traditional Bulgarian music all over the world. Our lively sessions were superbly directed by co-producer George Strezov and engineer Ivan Boshev at “The Bakery” studios in Sofia.





Deep-sampled Gypsy fiddle recorded in Sofia, Bulgaria by violinist Stoimen Peev
Playable multi-sampled instrument
20 standard & extended articulations
15 traditional Gypsy ornaments
Over 650 Phrases & FX including hundreds of free-form improvisations
2 types of sampled legato
4 performance modes including customizable Double Stops
Scale Lock feature automatically selects ornament intervals in the key of your song
TACT (Total Articulation Control Technology)
8-slot FX rack
Modern, easy to use, feature-packed GUI
Watermarked for copy protection
4.4 GB of content / 10,562 samples (24 bit/44.1 kHz NCW)


NI Kontakt (full), version 5.8.1 or above
5 GB disk space
4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
2008 or later processor. Your system must also meet the requirements for version 5.8.1 of Kontakt. If you cannot run that version, you will not be able to load this library.


Sustain – Prog Vib
Sustain – Accented
Trill (minor, major)
Gypsy Sustain
Gypsy Trill (minor, major)
Gypsy Tenuto
8th Rep.
16th Rep. (normal, 2x)
16th Rep. Spiccato (normal, 2x)
Bartok Pizzicato
Sforzando (2 lengths)
Horse (2 variations)
Ghost (up & down)
Slide Up (minor, major, long)
Flourish (2 variations)
Pull Off
Hammer On
Crescendo Release

FX – Percussive
FX – Chops
FX – Fiddler Whistles
FX – Fiddler Shouts
FX – String Noise
FX – Scrapes
Energetic Improvs
Lyrical Improvs
Polyphonic Improvs
Romani Improvs
Runs & Arpeggios


The Traveler Series Kontakt instruments feature a clean and simple, 1-page GUI with all the controls you need to get the most out of the library, including our TACT (Total Articulation Control Technology) and an 8-slot FX rack.


Articulations panel
Dynamics, Width and Timbre controls
4 performance modes
Rebowing & Open Notes controls
Scale Lock
TACT (Total Articulation Control Technology)
8-slot FX rack


11 categories of FX
Waveform display
Per sample controls for volume & tuning
Start & End sliders to adjust sample length
Speed controls
MIDI input quantization controls
8-slot FX rack


“If you want a true and authentic sound of traditional instruments, played on location by experienced players, in order to record the very root, heart and history of the sound the Traveler Series by Red Room Audio will feel like a blessing to you. They sound amazing, playability is wonderful, and the workflow and design really sparked my inspiration.” | FULL REVIEW

“The sampling and timbre is absolutely top notch. Every single nuance has been captured and you can get some outstanding results.”

Sample Library Review | FULL REVIEW

“This is not just for classical fiddle styles and you can really use this fiddle with any genre at all. Red Room Audio have really done a good job capturing the true feeling and sound of a fiddle, which is not easy to do.”

Benoni Studio | FULL REVIEW


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