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10 of the best virtual pianos right now

...this product they’ve partnered with the piano-sampling experts at Galaxy Instruments. This is The Grandeur, a concert grand piano which was extensively used for recordings and performances. As expected it features an extensive amount of samples to capture every possible nuance, including dedicated samples for the piano’s overtones and resonance, and it also...

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Prophet 6 Gain Comparison Demo

...you are hearing the Prophet 6. The additional elements included are: (1) Evolve shaker loop at the intro/outro, (2) Native Instruments' The Grandeur piano library, (3) Linn Drum kick and snare drawn from Arturia Spark, and (4) high hats, toms, crash cymbals, and room mics from Native Instruments' 80s Drums library. Prophet 6 Parts My goal was...

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Embertone announces Walker 1955 Steinway D Virtual Piano

Can't argue about taste of course, but in terms of sounding like an actual grand piano The Grandeur is quite a bit off. At least in it's default state. What tweaking do you do to make it sound superb?

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Rich, balanced sound with a modern, singing tone State-of-the-art sample quality for rich, dynamic performance Sampled from a legendary classical concert grand The rich, hyper-detailed sound of one of the world’s most treasured concert grand pianos. A dynamic, singing piano for everything from pop to classical. THE GRANDEUR brings a beloved concert grand to life in crisp, sonorous detail. Featuring a bright, silky top end and booming, full bass even in the quietest passages, THE GRANDEUR delivers a high-end sound that is perfectly at home in mainstream pop, jazz, and classical productions. THE GRANDEUR’s extensive tweaking options make it perfect for all contemporary productions. Control levels of pedals, damper, string, and hammer sounds. Adjust timbre with the Color knob. Turn the Dynamic knob to change the dynamic range. The Lid control adjusts brightness. And built-in effects let you fine-tune the sound without ever leaving the interface. THE GRANDEUR brings true piano feel to life. Over 2,500 individual samples and 18 velocity zones allow each note to come through with stunning realism. As with all the DEFINITIVE PIANOS, separate overtone and resonance samples let the piano’s natural vibrations sing. Even key releases were sampled in nine velocity layers. These pristine instruments were created in partnership with sonic artisan Uli Baronowsky of Galaxy Instruments. Galaxy Instruments are also responsible for the highly acclaimed NI instruments RISE & HIT and THE GIANT.