The Grand Piano library features a historical pianoforte built by Erard 1837 in London.This unique piano offers a lithe, charming and warm yet present sound far from your usual piano suspects, full of character, breathing and dripping with life.
Remaining in excellent condition in the collection of Andreas Beurmann, it is now available for the first time for your sampler within the Grand Piano library, presented in its original tuning at 435 Hz (presets at 440 Hz tuning included, too).
To deliver the ultimate grand piano experience in your studio, we captured the sound with 32 velocity layers of each note for great dynamics, feel and pure sound. Far beyond the status quo of piano sampling - offering mostly just 4-5 velocity layers - this addresses a common problems often associated with digital sample pianos: The playing feel and sound of only a few layers is nothing like the real deal.
Furthermore, we recorded the release sounds of each key in 8 varitions to complete the experience of this wonderful instrument.
The sample library contains nearly 3300 single samples.
For the challenging task of recording this pianoforte, we employed vintage Neumann™ TLM-170® microphones in conjunction with Crane Song™ Flamingo® preamps and Universal Audio™ 2192® digital converters to do the instrument justice.
For maximum sound quality, we recorded in 192 khz/24 bits, downsampled to 44.1 Khz.
In addition to the samples, the Grand Piano library contains an essay in German from Professor Andreas E. Beurmann himself, explaining both the historical and musical background of the instrument.
The following reviews have been placed by customers who also bought this product from us. All reviews are provided through eKomi, Europe’s largest independent customer review company.
Klanglich recht schön. Leider fehlt aber gänzlich die Dynamik. Hart oder weich angeschlagen klingen alle Töne gleich laut. Daher leider nicht zu gebrauchen.
This Multi Format Library (included formats listed on top) does not include any playback software for your computer. A compatible software is required to load and play the sounds of this product.
For your own protection this library is provided as individual personalized files including a
Digital Water Mark - DWM!