Flagship percussion collection

The rhythmic foundation of the acclaimed Berlin Series, Berlin Percussion is the flagship Orchestral Tools percussion collection—and it’s now available on SINE. Berlin Percussion offers a full set of pitched and unpitched orchestral percussion, with a choice of sticks and playing techniques for many instruments. A wide dynamic range lets you create parts that go from subtle and delicate to massively loud. The SINE edition includes the complete set of Berlin Timpani, adding a vital element for creating full orchestral scores. Recorded on the Teldex Scoring Stage, Berlin Percussion offers a natural, detailed sound that blends perfectly with the rest of the Berlin Series orchestra.


100+ pitched and unpitched instruments
Choice of sticks and mallets
SINEplayer version includes Berlin Timpani
Single hits, rolls, flams, crescendos, swells, and more
Special damping techniques
5 mic positions
Sampled in situ for a balanced, natural sound out of the box
Natural volume balancing across all instruments
Works flawlessly with other Berlin Series instruments
Recorded at Teldex Scoring Stage in Berlin
Berlin Percussion


Totally comprehensive

From timpani and toms, through xylophone and vibraphone, to sleigh bells and a full 2-octave set of cowbells.

Performed by expert players

As well as the single hits, you get a wide range of rolls, flams, swells, crescendos, and decrescendos.

Easy to switch and stack

Consistent mappings make it easy to stack different instruments, or switch them to find the right sound.

Extensive dynamic range

Ride the modwheel to experience perfectly smooth transitions from exquisitely delicate to brutally loud.

Includes Berlin Timpani
Includes Berlin Timpani
Previously available as a separate collection, Berlin Timpani is now included in Berlin Percussion, completing the full set of orchestral percussion.
In situ: Everything in its right place
In situ: Everything in its right place
All instruments were carefully recorded at the same natural gain levels, with musicians located in traditional orchestra seating positions. Everything blends naturally, in perfect balance. You gain a true, authentic, and immediate representation of your composition, right out of the box.

Part of the Berlin Series

Berlin Percussion is part of the acclaimed Berlin Series—the most comprehensive, integrated collection of sampled orchestral instruments available. All Berlin Series libraries were recorded with the finest musicians, in situ, on the same Teldex Scoring Stage in Berlin. Designed for complete consistency across the series, all Berlin Series libraries play together perfectly, enabling you to seamlessly incorporate new sounds and customize your virtual orchestra for each project.

Mic merging
Preserve your system resources: Fine-tune your mix using multiple mic positions, then merge into a single channel within the player.

Greater usability
SINE is designed to complement the compositional workflow. Create on the fly with auto keyswitch options, and easy remapping tools.

Download à la carte
Choose only the instruments and mic positions that you currently need—no need to download the entire collection at once.


Berlin Percussion

Berlin Percussion

Flagship percussion collection


Teldex Scoring Stage, Berlin

499,00 € +VAT

Not licensed
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    Berlin Percussion


  • SINE version: Works with Orchestral Tools’ SINE Player—NOTE: Very latest version required!
  • Please note: Kontakt versions bought after Nov 17, 2021 can be upgraded to SINE for a support fee of 10% retail price
  • 195 GB of samples (79 GB SINEarc compressed)
  • 24 bit / 48 KHz patches
  • System requirements SINE:
  • Mac OS 10.13, i5, 4 GB RAM (16+ GB recommended)
  • Windows 10, Intel Core i5 or similar
  • Interfaces: VST, AU, AAX
  • Please note: The Kontakt version of Berlin Percussion doesn't include the Timpani


If you want to buy the Kontakt version of this collection, please note:

  • This is not the latest version of this collection - the SINE version might offer additional features not available here
  • We don't maintain and update the older Kontakt versions of our collections
  • You can upgrade this Kontakt version to the SINE version later for an additional upgrade fee*

*= Upgrade fee is around 10% of the regular collection price. This is due to doubled costs for downloads and licensing.