Best Service Releases Real Handpan

US Percussion instrument created in collaboration with handpan pioneer Wolfgang Ohmer      10/03/22

Best Service Releases Real Handpan

Best Service has released Real Handpan which they say was created in collaboration with handpan pioneer Wolfgang Ohmer. They tell us that this detailed replica of a handpan offers you all important playing techniques to compose amazingly realistic melodies and rhythms. Here's more details in their own words...

The original instrument is tuned in D minor, accordingly the percussive sounds are predominantly in the key of D, while all basic playing techniques such as sustain can be played chromatically.

In addition to an accurately sampled instrument, the library offers six pad sounds especially crafted for the Real Handpan. You can use these sounds individually or in combination with the instrument's original sound to support played melodies and harmonies.

Thanks to built-in effects and modulation controls, Real Handpan includes powerful tools for sound design. Create exciting ambiences using the delay, filter, EQ and reverb and change the sound of the Handpan with just a few clicks.

Real Handpan Overview:

  • Detailed, virtual replica of a handpan
  • Recorded and performed by handpan pioneer Wolfgang Ohmer
  • Contains all important playing techniques for authentic melody and rhythm parts
  • Six switchable pad sounds, four of which are organic and two synthetic
  • Modulation options and effects: Delay, Filter, EQ and Reverb
  • Free Player ENGINE 2 included

Pricing and Availability:
€/$ 49

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