Max’s Bentley Upright

Max’s Bentley Upright

Story

After responding to an advert in the local post office offering a free piano, Max McGuire had the joy of taking home this 1950s Bentley upright piano. Max invited Christian to come sample the piano and so they set about recording it using a pair of Coles and a pair of 414 microphones, sampling with three round robins, two dynamic layers and recording in major triads. The following video follows the process of sampling the piano:

As a Christmas gift, Christian published his version of piano, with post production steps detailed in the following video. The version from Christian, plus some community contributions are available to download on this page.


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Description

A 1950s Bentley upright piano. Sampled using 2x Coles and 2x 414 microphones. Three round robins. Two dynamic layers.

Contents

  1. Kontakt
  2. Kontakt (various fix-ups, thanks to Clay LaHatte)

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