Native Instruments today introduced the
BERLIN, NEW YORK and VIENNA CONCERT GRAND as well as UPRIGHT PIANO, four
software instruments that offer detailed reproductions of some of the
world's most revered pianos. Previously available within the acclaimed
AKOUSTIK PIANO, these instruments can now be purchased individually to
specifically accommodate a certain sound or musical genre, or as a
bundle that offers the full range of piano tones.
All four pianos are powered by the industry-leading KONTAKT engine, and
are playable in the free KONTAKT PLAYER as well as the full KONTAKT
sampler. The three concert grands and the upright piano recreate each
nuance and detail of the original instruments by combining elaborate
multi-sampling with sophisticated emulation of soundboard resonance and
pedal behavior. Making full use of the advanced sampling and scripting
features of the KONTAKT engine, they remain both efficient and
convenient to use for a wide range of musical styles and applications.
Each of the original instruments was carefully set up and recorded using
a special recording technique that completely minimized room ambience,
resulting in pristine sound quality. The BERLIN CONCERT GRAND is based
on a modern masterpiece of German piano construction, and carries the
original's vitality and expressiveness throughout the entire dynamic
range. The NEW YORK CONCERT GRAND is the authentic rendition of the
standard in concert halls worldwide, especially suited for jazz and
classical solo material. The VIENNA CONCERT GRAND replicates an
acclaimed Austrian piano design, with eight full octaves of powerful,
orchestral sound. Complementing the three concert grands, UPRIGHT PIANO
offers the warm and intimate tone of one of the world's best concert pianos.
BERLIN, NEW YORK, VIENNA CONCERT GRAND and UPRIGHT PIANO are available
in the NI Online Shop at $79 / 69 EUR per individual instrument. A
bundle of all four instruments is available for $189 / 169 EUR.
Additional information on BERLIN, NEW YORK, VIENNA CONCERT GRAND, and
UPRIGHT PIANO including audio and video demos is available at
About Native Instruments:
Native Instruments is a leading manufacturer of software and hardware
for computer-based music production and performance. The company's
mission is to develop innovative, fully integrated solutions for all
professions, styles and genres. The resulting products regularly push
technological boundaries and open up new creative horizons for
professionals and amateurs alike.