89% off “Black Grand MkII – Steinway D Grand Piano” by Sampletekk

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“Black Grand MkII – Steinway D Grand Piano” features a magnificent Steinway D, recorded in a concert hall for the true concert grand experience.

Three different microphone perspectives, Close, Ambient and Medium Ambiance that you can mix together. An incredible 48 samples/note cuts this sampled instrument in a class of its own.

Note: Requires the Full Retail version of Kontakt 4 or above (this library is NOT COMPATIBLE with the free Kontakt Player).

Note: Please be aware you will be required to visit an external website in order to redeem and download your product, we do not host the plugin download at VSTBuzz.

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A Unique Grand Piano Library That Combines Three Distinct Mic Perspectives

The “Black Grand MkII – Steinway D Grand Piano” is a beautiful sounding piano straight out of the box and has all the features you need for a convincing performance.

Features

  • 16 velocity levels
  • More then 5300 samples
  • TimeVel Release Technology ™
  • Sympathetic Resonance
  • Controllable volume for key/pedal noise
  • Controllable volume for Sympathetic Resonance and True Resonance
  • Three microphone perspectives
  • 24 bit/44.1 stereo samples

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A Nuanced, Expressive Grand Piano Built With Over 2900 Samples

The “Black Grand MkII” features a magnificent Steinway D, recorded in a concert hall for the true concert grand experience. Three different microphone perspectives, Close, Ambient and Medium Ambiance that you can mix together. Incredible 48 samples/note cuts this sampled instrument in a class of its own.

Since samplers have become more advanced and the Black Grand still is one of Sampletekk’s most popular pianos, they decided to bring it up to date and add some functions in the line of the original ideas.

In the MkII all microphone perspectives are included so you can use them one by one, or mix to taste!

Sampletekk also added hammerback and pedal noise samples.

Then they added their True Resonance feature and used Kontakt’s scripting facilities to make Real Time/True Pedaling, Sympathetic Resonance and some other nifty features, and, Voila: The Black Grand MkII.

The Perspectives

The “Close” perspective was recorded with the microphones placed very close to the strings. Normally, this isn’t the way you would record a classical piece, but you will find that this perspective gives you a great presence and brilliance.

Try this version for an in-your-face pop or jazz sound, or for bold and aggressive features. Definitely reach for this version first on a live performance. It has the raw edge needed to cut through a pounding rhythm section, or to back up a powerful vocalist. The more live your playing space, the more likely that the Close Perspective instrument will work for you.

The “Medium” perspective is taken using two microphones placed at a moderate distance from the instrument. This perspective works well for both classical and acoustic jazz recordings, where the perception of some room in the tone is desirable.

Don’t be afraid to try this version in places where you might consider the Close Perspective to be ideal. Sometimes a little distance on the piano can actually make it easier to bring up in the mix. Every mix is different, and the ultimate choice is always going to be a “mix thing.”

The “Ambient” perspective is normally the preferred configuration for recording a live classical piano performance, such as a recital. The microphones are placed at a sufficient distance let the tone fully engage the room.

You might even say that the room is really the featured player here, as much as the piano. As a player, you are responding as much to the way the instrument is acoustically interacting with the room as you are to the piano itself.

You might want to start with this piano if you are seeking to emulate the sound of a piano being played onstage with other instruments. Try it for solo piano work as well. Ultimately, again, only the final mix and mood you’re trying to achieve can inform your decision.

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So What Exactly Can I Do With “Black Grand MkII – Steinway D Grand Piano”?

The “Black Grand MkII – Steinway D Grand Piano” is a beautiful sounding piano straight out of the box and is perfect for writing music in a diverse range of styles. In particular it is great for:

  • TV/Film Scores
  • Classical
  • Pop
  • Jazz

Note: Please be aware you will be required to visit an external website in order to redeem and download your product, we do not host the plugin download at VSTBuzz.

Note: Requires the Full Retail version of Kontakt 4 or above (this library is NOT COMPATIBLE with the free Kontakt Player).

"Black Grand MkII - Steinway D Grand Piano" by Sampletekk

89% off "Black Grand MkII - Steinway D Grand Piano" by Sampletekk

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Normally €187– get it at 89% off before it’s gone!

  • 89% off the normal price (normally €187)!
  • 16 velocity levels
  • More then 5300 samples
  • TimeVel Release Technology ™
  • Sympathetic Resonance
  • Controllable volume for key/pedal noise
  • Controllable volume for Sympathetic Resonance and True Resonance
  • Three microphone perspectives
  • 24 bit/44.1 stereo samples
  • SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Mac OS X 10.4/10.5 or above
  • Windows 7 or above
  • Note: Requires the Full Retail version of Kontakt 4 or above (this library is NOT COMPATIBLE with the free Kontakt Player).
  • Note: Please be aware you will be required to visit an external website in order to redeem and download your product, we do not host the plugin download at VSTBuzz.
  • Perfect for Film/TV Scores, Classical Music, Pop, Jazz and much more!

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