• £ 24.95
    "Persian Tar” by Earthtone
We proudly present our latest release “Persian Tar” contains professionally played and recorded melodies which is ready to allow you to discover the unique sounds of Tar.

The tar is a long necked, double-bowl body stringed instrument. In these musical instruments a stretched vibrating string produces the initial sound, it is one of the main instruments of Persian music. It is played both in ensemble and as a solo instrument. The volume of the sound is comparable with other traditional musical instruments like santoor, ney, oud and kamanche and can be played without using a microphone. Beside its usage in modern Iran ensembles, the tar has been played in orchestras. In these musical instruments a stretched vibrating string produces the initial sound. In Persian the word "Tar" means string and a Persian Tar is a  stringed vibrating musical instrument. It is also called "Târ-e Shirâz", the Tar from Shiraz. Persian Tar is a plucked string instrument and it's played with a plectrum. The plectrum is used to make tinkle the instrument.

In detail expect to find 576MB of raw content featuring 95 beautifully played “Tar” loops at 100/120/140bpm and includes a dry version (w/o any additional e.q, compressor or reverb effects) and wet version of each, giving a total of 180 files. All loops are Key and tempo labeled for ease of use. All sounds are ready to fit straight in your tracks.

This instrument can be used accompanying other instruments and perfectly usable in variety of musical genres whether you’re producing world music, ethnic & organic folk music, experimental, cinematic, ambient, meditation, live lounge, electronica or even hip hop also suitable for film score, documentaries and media compositions as well - the only limit is your imagination!

Please Note: This is a “Tar” pack ONLY, other sounds contained within this Demo are for illustration purposes only.

Tech Specs

24 Bit Quality
576MB

190 Files (95 dry - 95 wet)
060 Tar Loops at 100bpm
060 Tar Loops at 120bpm
060 Tar Loops at 140bpm
010 Timeless Tar Melodies

- Key and Tempo included