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Virtual Chinese Transverse Flute

(Full version of NI Kontakt 5.8.1 or higher required. Tested on Kontakt 7)



A dimo-covered mokongThe dizi is Chinese transverse flute made of bamboo. It is widely used inmany genres of Chinese folkmusic, as well as Chinese opera,
and the modern Chinese orchestra. What makes the dizi different from all other transverse flutes is the dimo, a membrane taken from
the inner wall of the bamboo plant and fastened over the special hole (mokong) between the embouchure hole and the first finger hole.
The dimo-covered mokong has a distinctive resonating effect on the sound produced by the dizi, making it brighter and louder, and
adding harmonics to give the final tone a buzzing, nasal quality. The Mo-Cong was invented in the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD) by Liu Xi,
and he named the flute the "Seven Star Tube".

The Super Dizi was born by combining the samples of two previous Suonopuro virtual instruments: the Dizi e-Flute, which was based entirely on sampled sounds; and the New Dizi, which simulated slurs and glissandi through an algorithm.

The Super Dizi, thanks to the new Suonopuro algorithm, combines the best features of the two previous libraries: a very realistic timbre and great ease of playing.

With the Super Dizi you can start a note with a wide range of nuances, from portato to accented, or with different types of bending, also controlling its duration. You can perform both legato phrases and glissato passages, up to twelfth intervals (19 semitones of distance), with great realism. It also has a wide dynamic and tonal range, adjustable and controllable in many ways, and an incredible five and a half octave range. The crescendo and diminuendo are very natural, without earing overlapping notes.

The Super Dizi also has a wide range of effects, which transform the Dizi sound into something more modern: brilliance effect, chorus, distortion, adjustable breath noise, automatic vibrato, flutter, stereophonic effect, the singing technique, in the style of the great flautist Ian Anderson, and more.

The Suonopuro Super Dizi is designed to get the best, in terms of expression and control, from any kind of MIDI instrument:
 • Electronic Wind Instruments (Akai EWI, Roland Aerophone, Yamaha YDS, Berglund NuEVI, etc.);
 • MIDI strings (Cantini MIDI violin, Zeta MIDI violin, etc.);
 • MIDI converters, like the Sonuus i2M;
 • MIDI keyboards (NI Komplete control, M-Audio Oxygen, etc.);
 • MIDI controllers (TEC breath controller, MIDI expression pedal, Yamaha BC3, etc.).


Virtual Dizi for Kontakt


A new, modern and complex algorithm for maximum realism and the best playability. UPGRADE 2023!
2309 sounds sampled at 24bit / 48kHz, managed in a fully automated way in real time.
Perfect Crossfade: transition from piano to forte and vice versa on 3 levels, without earing double notes.
Selectable dynamics controller and editable dynamic range.
Two monophonic modes with real time automatic recognizing of legato and staccato: by dynamic controller and by keys.
Play on release mode: when you release a note, the software plays the previous note still pressed.
Configurable legato mode and real time controlled glissando.
• Playing staccato, each new note is slightly different from the previous one, with multiple and gradual gradients from soft to marcato.
Two parallel voices at configurable intervals, as used by Michael Brecker.
Polyphonic mode for polyphonic instruments and sustain or hold 1st note modes for monophonic instruments.
Bending technique, which consists in starting a note with an ascending glissando, based on 2 levels and live controllable in duration.
• Release of notes with a descending (Fall) glissando that can be controlled in duration.
Automatic vibrato and flutter-tonguing both configurable and controllable live.
• Easy to use Chorus, Compressor, Three-band equalizer, Convolution reverb, Distortion and Delay effects.
• Adjustable and live controllable breath noise.
• A Brilliance effect, which boosts or cuts high frequencies dynamically.
Keyswitches that can be disabled and a live options activator to instantly switch from one configuration to another.
5 and a half octaves of range.
Splitter by Suonopuro, to split and layer many sounds across your keyboard or your MIDI instrument.



NI KONTAKT 5.8.1 or higher FULL retail version (tested with Kontakt 7). It is NOT compatible with Kontakt Player. You can open and run the Super Dizi in Kontakt player just for 15 minutes. After that the demo period of the player times out and you have to re-start and reload the library.

• A COMPUTER: Windows or Mac or a Maschine+ by Native Instruments.

A MIDI CONTROLLER: an Electronic Wind Instrument or a Keyboard or any kind of MIDI Instrument.

Dynamic controllers for keyboards  

With The Super Dizi you can select how to control the dynamic, from pp to ff. It also affects the timbre and slightly the pitch of notes. You can choose between:

Dynamic controllers for keyboards

You may also choose to control the dynamic by Velocity (the speed of the key-press), as a common keyboard patch, but you can no longer do crescendos and diminuendos, and The Super Dizi will become less expressive.

New Dizi on action

Zac Zinger

Zac Zinger, multi-talented saxophonist, flautist, EWI and shakuachi player, who has recorded and composed music for many famous video games, wrote: "The New Dizi and the Super Duduk are probably the best VIs I've heard simulating these instruments."

How to obtain "THE SUPER DIZI"

The Super Dizi is part of a private collection that I'm going to give to everyone who supports my site with a donation of at least € 59,00.

To use it you need a FULL retail version of NI Kontakt 5.8.1 or higher. Tested on Kontakt 7.



  1. Make a donation of at least 59,00 euros using Paypal (payment is automatically converted to your desired currency):

  1. Send an E-MAIL with your name, your e-mail and details of the payment made, to:


Within 24 hours you will receive an e-mail notification, containing the download link and the instructions.

If you want a different method of payment, or are having problems with the Paypal link, you can write an email to the address above.


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