EastWest/Quantum Leap (http://www.soundsonline.com/home.php) has
released Silk, a Mac compatible virtual software instrument that
features a collection of historic and unique string and woodwind
instruments from China, Persia and India. However, there’s no info on
pricing at the web site.
All instruments featured in Sillk are multi-sampled and contain
extensive articulations, interval sampling (where appropriate), round
robin (alternate samples) and phrases. Some of the instruments
featured in SILK include:
China: erhu, zhonghu, gaohu, pipa, guzheng, yangqin, sheng, suona
low, suona high, dizi low, dizi hi, xiao and bawu.
Persia: electric cello, kemenche, nay, duduk, tar, qanun and 30 piece
India: dilruba, sarod, tanpura and bansuri.