As I wasn’t satisfied by zither virtual instruments I found around, I went in a monastery, and sampled a real one (En Calcat model) using a pair of stereo km184 thru an apogee interface. It was played with real hands (haha!) and I try to make the sound the most realistic possible, with real imperfections !
I also took sound effects (tuning etc) and all minor / major arpeggios.
Below is a little improvisation where you can hear how sounds unlooped nsmp version (solo with just reverb) and another mp3 to hear every samples dry.
I’m selling it in two versions :