Brazilian Series: Berimbau

Sacred rhythms.

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VST-AU-AAX – Kontakt Instruments & Samples

The berimbau consists of an arched rod, made of wood or polyester, with an approximate length of 1.50 meters at 1.70 meters and a steel wire attached to the ends of the pole. At its base is tied a gourd that functions as a sounding board. 


  • Price: $17.99
  • Full Retail version of Kontakt 5.5 or later required

  • Ability to download

  • MAC 2.0Ghz, 2GB ram

  • PC 2.0Ghz+, 2GB ram

  • Sample resolution: 44.1Khz / 24Bit stereo compressed .ncw format



Three types of berimbaus was recorded. Gunga, Médio and Viola. The performer uses his left hand to support the set and practices a movement against the belly, using a stone or a coin to press the string.

Rhythmic Loops

Three instruments was recorded, The Gunga, Médio and Viola.  All using traditional Brazilian rhythms and grooves. The files have Single Hits and synchronized loops.

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Brazilian Series: Berimbau

The musician, composer and percussionist Marcos Nascimento played the instrument.

Just right effects

No hundreds of effects and loads of knobs which you don't use. Each effect has been made to enhance the sample intelligently. 

Full Kontakt 5.5 Required
  • Ability to download
  • PC 2.0Ghz+, 2GB ram
  • MAC 2.0Ghz, 2GB ram
  • Sample resolution: 44.1Khz / 24Bit stereo compressed .ncw format.
Typical Rhythms

The samples offer great traditional rhythms and beats. 



Clean Samples

All the samples are carefully recorded using Apogee converters and preamps. Everything recorded at 44100Hz, 24bit.

Perfect Ambience
Use the convolution reverb and create a perfect environment. Unlike other Brazilian libraries each instrument is recorded with dry ambience preserving the real character of the instrument.