mp3 Demo - Henry Charles Litolff - Spinnlied
mp3 Demo - Ignaz Moscheles - Charakteristic Study op 95-7
mp3 Demo - John Field - Nocturne C-Dur
Performed by Steffen Fahl
mp3 Demo - Larghetto - J.C.F. Bach
mp3 Demo - Sarabande - G.F. Händel
mp3 Demo - Praeludium - G.F. Händel
Performed by Tobias Birkenbeil
The performances contain additional reverb.
The Grand Piano library features a historical piano built by Erard in 1873 in London. This unique piano offers charming and warm sound full of character, dripping with life.
Erard pianoforte - photo by Andreas E. Beurmann
Remaining in great condition in the collection of Andreas Beurmann, it is available digitally for the first time with the Grand Piano library, captured in its original tuning at 435 Hz (presets at 440 Hz are included).
We captured the sound with 32 velocity layers per note for great dynamics and expression. Furthermore, we recorded 8 key release sounds per key. In addition to the samples, the Grand Piano library contains an essay in German by Dr. Andreas Beurmann, explaining the background of the instrument.
The sample library contains nearly 3.300 single samples.
Presets are included for HAlion®, Kontakt® (full version required) and EXS24® software samplers.
Erard front logo - photo by Andreas E. Beurmann
For the recording, we employed vintage Neumann™ TLM-170® microphones in conjunction with Crane Song™ Flamingo® preamps and Universal Audio™ 2192® digital converters. The instrument was recorded at 192 kHz/24 bits, downsampled to your resolution of choice.
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