Website: Sonuscore Warhorns
Format: KONTAKT (7.5.0)
Quality: 24 bit 48 kHz stereo
Description: Viking military trumpets (horns). The library is supposedly “free”, but you can’t get it on the official website just for beautiful eyes – it is given as a bonus when purchasing any Sonuscore library as part of the Black November Sale 2023! Bronze lur – a preserved example of a wind instrument Bronze Age tool in Scandinavia.
We used a replica of a horn that is about three thousand years old and is now in the Copenhagen National Museum.
Bukkehorn – Made from the horn of some kind of goat, this bukkehorn is one of the earliest known types of wind instruments.
Neverlur – to make this horn, the Scandinavians carefully grew selected pine trees. After the pine is cut in half and carved, it is held in its antler shape with strips of birch bark. This horn is often mentioned in the Viking sagas.
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MIGHT AND MAJESTY
Horns, horns, horns, the horns of war dimly echoed. With this FREE instrument, hear “the great horns of the north wildly blowing”, calling back such great medieval combat scenes like in Lord of the Rings and Vikings.
These horn blasts were captured outside at the Stenhamra quarry near Stockholm, Sweden. On the ancient route to the revered city of Uppsala, it was an important waypoint for many a Viking traveler. And it also provided us with a perfect atmosphere and reflections for our recordings.
Bronze lur – The surviving example of a wind instrument from the Bronze Age in Scandinavia. We used a copy of a horn that originally dates back some three thousand years and is now housed in the Copenhagen National Museum.
Bukkehorn – This bukkehorn, made from the horn of a billy goat, is one of the earliest known types of lip-vibrating instruments.
Neverlur – The Norsemen carefully nurtured select pine trees to craft this horn. After the pine is cut in half and carved out, it is kept in horn shape by birch bark strips. The Viking Sagas often make reference to this horn.