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Eye of the Storm
(extreme) version, Perspective 1
By Matt Alexander
Past's End
(complete) version, Perspective 1
By Matt Alexander
Highs of Scotland
(extreme) version, Perspective 4
By Matt Alexander
   
Not My Love
(extreme) version, Perspective 3
By Matt Alexander
   


The Walnut Concert Grand (extreme) recorded Steinway contains up to 100 layers spread across 4 microphone perspectives. WIth up to 25 in each perspective, this extensive library also includes true crotchet, true staccato, release samples, picked muted strings, picked sustained strings, piano effects and performance sounds.

This is an extremely large grand piano sample library, with a diverse and useful range of Steinway piano sounds. As with all imperfect samples, natural performance elements are included, such as the sounds of the fingers touching the keys. Everything has been meticulously recorded by hand, with no robots or sampling machines. Imperfect Samples' hand-played sampling creates a realism rarely heard in piano samples.

Provided at full 24-bit audio fidelity, this grand piano sample library totals over 54GB of data, and is provided on its own hard disk.


This is essentially four distinct grand pianos in one package.

Mic Perspective 1: Player's position, for an organic warm sound
Mic Perspective 2: Directly inside the instrument, for a clean sound
Mic Perspective 3: Far from the piano for a wet "room" sound
Mic Perspective 4: Pickups underneath the piano for a dry stereo up-front sound

Treat this sampled piano library like a live instrument; mix the perspectives like you would a live recording.

This instrument features the IS Advanced Engine, including damper simulation, a variety of sympathetic resonance, half-pedalling, and human FX controls. Click here for more information.

This piano library uses direct-from-disc technology, which means most large instruments have a RAM footprint of around only 400MB.

For a comparison between all versions of the Walnut Concert Grand, please click here. To listen to more demos, click here.

This library supports the following formats: EXS24, Kontakt 4 (or higher)*


 
Size
Perspective 1
Perspective 2
Perspective 3
Perspective 4
Price
Steinway Walnut
Grand (extreme)
55GB
(HD included)
25 layers
25 layers
25 layers
25 layers


Walnut Concert Grand (extreme) Instruments:
Mic Perspective 1 (Warm, organic player sound):
Walnut Concert Grand (up to 25 layers)
Steinway Fantasy Grand
Steinway Staccato
Steinway Crotchet
Steinway FX

Mic Perspective 2 (Close, clean sound):
Walnut Concert Grand (up to 25 layers)
Steinway Fantasy Grand
Steinway Staccato
Steinway Crotchet
Steinway FX

Mic Perspective 3 (Wet room sound):
Walnut Concert Grand (up to 25 layers)
Steinway Fantasy Grand
Steinway Staccato
Steinway Crotchet
Steinway FX

Mic Perspective 4 (Dry, up-front sound):
Walnut Concert Grand (up to 25 layers)
Steinway Fantasy Grand
Steinway Staccato
Steinway Crotchet
Steinway FX

Click here for a more detailed description of these articulations.

*NB: You cannot use Kontakt Player with this library. Please use Full Retail Kontakt 4 or higher, or EXS24, or use the included PC & Mac (VST / AU) version.

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