A different kind of Piano Instrument for Kontakt and Kontakt Player
Introducing Session Keys Upright, a different kind of piano, offering a unique tonal quality that can provide music creators with the piano sound they’ve been looking for to give their music character. It's difficult to describe something that is made to be heard but imagine intimate clarity, a distinctive timbre and effortless emotive power; these are just three ways to expound the virtues of the Session Keys Upright.
This piano is no lightweight, with a total size of 40GB; Session Keys Upright is the most comprehensive and authentic software implementation of an upright piano available today. Utilising two distinct sample sets and flexible sound shaping options, Session Keys Upright provides producers, composers and sound designers with a sonic playground to explore, helping to realise and enhance a wide variety of productions.
For film scoring and the charts
Session Keys Upright features two sample sets, each with its own look, feel and sound identity:
"open" is characterized by spatial stereo sound with individual notes meticulously detuned, creating a chorus-like effect when combined. These interactions between notes establish the ideal conduit for creating atmospheric and evocative sounds for film scores, games as well as hip-hop tracks.
"closed" is for musicians demanding a modern, intimate and perfectly tuned piano for their tracks. Direct, focused and edgy, a sound that fits perfectly into any modern piano production or solo interpretation including pop, indie and rock genres.
Thanks also to the authentic sustain resonances, additionally recorded noises and complex effects, musicians can achieve a breath-taking level of sonic diversity often taking them to unexpected territory and enriching the creative process.
More than just a piano - discover the piano sound new!
The Animator provides over 400 instantly usable MIDI phrases, licks and riffs that automatically follow the key and harmony to help your compositions come to life.
The Smart Chord function provides immediate inspiration at the touch of a single key or pad, creating instant chords sympathetic to your chosen song key.
The Pentamorph provides complex and seamless new textural possibilities for your sounds via one simple control ranging from acoustic noises and atmospheric pads to surreal reverse samples.
Session Keys Upright is fully compatible with the Native Instruments NKS protocol, providing tight integration with Komplete Kontrol keyboards including optimal parameter assignment and Light Guide feedback.
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 10.14 or higher
- 64 bit
- Intel Core i5 or Apple M1 (native)
- RAM: 4GB (6GB recommended)
- Windows 10 or higher
- 64 bit
- Intel Core i5 or similar CPU
- RAM: 4GB (6GB recommended)
- Mac (64-bit only): Stand-alone, VST, VST3, AU, AAX
- Windows (64-bit): Stand-alone, VST, VST3, AAX
If you require legacy installers of Kontakt Player please refer to this Knowledge Base Article.
This product requires Native Access for installation, registration and activation. Start the Native Access-Software and log in using your Native Instruments credetials to start the setup.
To sucesfully activate your product Native Access requires a working internet connection.
An Offline Activation on a different computer is Not Available with this product.