I sampled the Steinway Grand at Mediatech Institute in Dallas, TX using a blend of Coles 4038’s, U47 clones and KM 84’s recorded through an SSL console.
I taught a music production class at Mediatech for close to 5 years. I spent most of my free moments at this piano. I focused on trying to make the sound as tight and warm as possible. The microphones were placed close to the soundboard and more attention was paid to the quieter velocity samples.
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Very Inspiring Sound
I played this library whole night!
in version1.1, Root of Steinway_F6_Dyn1_RR2.wav is not correct in Mapping Editor
I fixed it myself.
Rich, present and soft
I was lucky enough to practice on a Model D Steinway when I was at school and I always loved how softly you could play it but yet every note still played. And the bass was immense. This sample has captured a similar spirit really well, I love it.
Lovely sound, Kontakt needs some revision
Downloaded this for it’s beautiful tone <3 I noticed an odd clicky unplayable note around B5-F6. Some awkward velocity curves around the middle. Given some further editing this would be absolutely beautiful to play but until then it's not just quite playable for me. That's only my opinion though, clearly from the demos people have had fantastic results with this.
Awesome Soft Sound!
I love playing a warm piano, and this one is absolutely amazing. It’s my new go-to warm piano sound!