Contemporary Soloist: Cello

Raw, Intimate, Soulful

Contemporary Soloists: Cello is the first instalment in our new range of instruments for Kontakt. Featuring unique and contemporary orchestral cello textures performed by virtuoso cellist and composer, Danny Keane, It is full of soul, emotion and raw character.

Designed to fill a gap in the virtual cello market, this library has a wonderfully compelling and intimate sound which is perfect for capturing a modern cinematic sound world which can be heard in scores by the likes of Jed Kurzel, Hildur Guðnadóttir and Jóhann Jóhannsson. Our custom user interface was carefully designed to be both intuitive and inspiring, allowing you to warp and shape your sound with filters, reverbs, distortion and much more.


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  • Instrument
  • Cello
  • Product Range
  • Contemporary Soloists
  • Microphone Positions
  • Close Mono, Close Stereo, Mid, Far, Mix
  • Presets
  • 100+
  • File Size
  • 8.5 GB Uncompressed
  • Kontakt Version
  • Kontakt Player / Kontakt 5.8.x
  • File Format
  • VST

Official Trailer

Introducing Contemporary Soloists: Cello, a unique sample library featuring a collection of raw and soulful contemporary cello textures and articulations performed by virtuoso cellist, Danny Keane. Made for the free Kontakt Player.

The Story

Hear Danny talk about his cello, his career, and why we decided to make Contemporary Soloists: Cello together.

Library Walkthrough

Take a look at our walkthrough video, where we will take a deep dive into the library and all of the fantastic sounds that we captured. We will also cover the interface controls, and how you can create your own patches!

Technical Overview

Want a crash course on how to use our interface? Watch this video to learn all the tips and tricks needed to get the most out of your new sample library.

Native Access Installation

This video gives you a quick and easy guide to installing Contemporary Soloists: Cello within Native Access and the free Kontakt Player.

Legato Update

Checkout Stefano's quick walkthrough of the new legato update in Contemporary Cello.
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