Yamaha Grand Piano with an iventive Feature Set
Session Keys Grand Y captures the clear, transparent and dynamic sound of a Yamaha CFIIIS. Rich overtones, sparkling high end, and a powerful bass range make this outstanding instrument. The Grand Piano was carefully selected, meticulously recorded and combined with an inventive feature set, deliver unmatched versatility in this truly inspiring set of instruments.
Music and Sounddesign
The Sessions Keys Grand Y offers unique sound design and music creation functionality that sets a new standard for intelligent instrument technology.
Pentamorph - The Pentamorph controller allows users to easily adjust the grand piano’s acoustics – from standard characteristic sounds to atmospheres that go far beyond the obvious – as well as create movement on the fly using just one knob.
Session Animation - The Animator is designed to generate truly musical piano performances in the most flexible way. The ultimate source of musical inspiration, the Animator offers an intuitive way to create flexible piano phrases that follow your harmonies.
Harmonic Power with Smart Chords - For instant piano chords at your fingertips, Session Keys Smart Chord Mode provides a completely new and inventive way to add depth of musical expression to your production. Full chords or Animator riffs can be played via either the pad controller or single keys: just set the key of your song and let Smart Chord Mode create the harmonies.
Effects and Detailed Editing - Great tone comes from the unique resonances and noises that shape an instrument’s sonic character. In addition to the Pentamorph controls, every parameter of the Session Keys grand pianos can be accessed and edited in detail to strengthen the individuality and expressiveness of the instrument – or to take it far beyond its standard sonic signature. EQ, Compression, Convolution Reverb and Delay Effects can all be adjusted for creative sound design without boundaries.
Session Key Grand Y comes with two different characters to choose from: concert and studio.
Works with the free Kontakt 5 Player or Kontakt 5 version 5.5.1 or higher
This product requires the free Native Instruments Kontakt Player, the latest version can be downloaded through Native Access, Native Instrument’s download manager!
The minimum required Kontakt version for this product is stated in the product description or can be found on the manufacturers website.
- macOS 10.12, 10.13, 10.14 or 10.15 (latest update), i5, 4 GB RAM
- Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack), Intel Core i5 or equivalent CPU, 2 GB RAM
4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended for large KONTAKT Instruments)
- Mac OS X (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, AU, AAX
- Windows (32/64-bit): Stand-alone, VST, AAX
If you require legacy installers of Kontakt Player please refer to this Knowledge Base Article.
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