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Chocolate Audio - The 88 Series Pianos - Steinbach Upright KONTAKT

Chocolate Audio - The 88 Series Pianos - Steinbach Upright KONTAKT

FANTASTiC 03 April 2016 | 5.2 GB
When we chose to create piano Instruments, we carefully chose which upright piano to start from. When facing grand codas, the choice is rather limited, but upright pianos are a totally different world. We wanted a piano capable of producing both a full sound and the shallow on the edge of being out-of-tune tone characteristic of so many historical recordings. We sampled a beautifully made italian upright piano built by Steinbach in Torino and placed it in a mid-size roomy studio surrounded by a plethora of microphones.

Macro-phones

We didn't settle for a single pair or a limited selection of microphones from the start, we wanted to make sure that the piano, after the sampling and editing process had the best chances to preserve its soul, something which can be hard to achieve. For this very reason, we used many more microphones than the ones we ended up with.

Choice of Microphones

These are the Mics we carefully selected after multiple playing and listening sessions on the edited samples:

a Royer R121 matched-pair in a coincident Blumlein configuration
another Royer R121 mathced.pair in a spaced configuration
a single Neumann M149 tube mic picking up sound from a very particular position
a pair of matched Oktava MK101 capsules to pick up the lively room sound

These microphones, by themselves or combined, give you the widest possible gamut of tonal colors you might imagine in an upright piano. To preserve tonal balance, we even carefully phase-aligned all of the microphones.

Mixing a-la-carte

One might think that having four different choices and combinations of mics plus the reverb would make finding the perfect balance impossible.

It is not.

This Instrument, we believe, easily opens up many different sonic worlds by using its on-board mixer. This tool is focused on easy-to-get results with a few tailored controls:

  • Volume
  • Panpot, places the sound in a specific direction
  • Mute and Solo
  • Width, controls the width of the stereo signals
  • Reverb Send, amount of signal for each microphone that gets processed by the on-board IR Reverb
  • Master effects are a 3-band EQ with cherry-picked frequency centers, a Preset Compressor & Tape Emulation and the IR Reverb
  • On each single channel you might use a simple but very effective 3-band EQ

    Optimal resources management

    Dealing with a piano Instrument featuring four microphones at the same time can bring an heavy load on system resources. The amount of playback voices for the CPU and Disk Streaming, preload in RAM and load times could suffer.

    A click on Purge Muted simply removes from memory all muted channels, not anymore weighing on RAM, CPU and streaming resources.

    Simplicity, with depth

    Our approach to sampled Instruments is to let the musician in you fly free of any technical burden. Fast, full satisfaction is guaranteed: you just need to play, the fastest possible learning-curve is always kept as a reference when designing our Instruments. At the same time, when there's that techie-need to tweak and fine-tune, our multi-layer user interfaces allow for it, giving you the best of both worlds.

    Advanced sampling and scripting

    We believe the real break-through in these ages is creating advanced, high-quality Instruments which don't require you to earn a master in computer programming before you start making music with them. Making matters easy for the musician always means introducing more and more layers of complication for us developers. First of all we are musicians, and we don't want you to end up putting our products on a virtual shelf and forget about them because they are too hard to learn and use.

    Preset-galore

    Our effects section doesn't require a degree in audio-engineering to make the best out of it.

    This is our job.

    Just select one of the 23 main Presets and fine tune it using a few carefully selected parameters.

    The Compressor & Tape Emulation section, usually hard to grasp for the inexpert in audio tweaking feature no less than 22 + 22 (for when using a single Mic only, marked with a + sign) presets with a simple Amount knob to rule it to your taste.

    The Reverb section, so critical for acoustic pianos in particular, features an in-house developed collection of 17 carefully selected high quality Impulse Responses coming from both real spaces and revered vintage and contemporary studio hardware.

    Features

  • 5.95 GB (lossless compressed) library size, 4688 samples
  • 4 microphone sets: Royer ribbon Blumlein and Spaced, Neumann M149 mono and Oktava stereo room set
  • 8 sustaining dynamic layers, chromatically sampled
  • 4 release trails layers, chromatically sampled
  • independently controllable sustain-pedal resonances
  • key-release noise for added authenticity
    sustain-pedal down and up noise layers
  • sampled with Millennia, Neve, SSL and Focusrite preamps fed direct into Apogee converters
  • all of the details of the piano recreated through the use of our custom advanced scripting
  • recorded at 24 bit / 96 KHz, released at 24 bit / 44.1 KHz
  • easy-to-use mixer for extreme sound-mangling

    Kontakt engine features

  • custom User Interface
  • velocity curve management
  • piano tone control, makes the piano sound softer or harder under your fingers
  • custom touch response control: set at minimum you'll get the full sound of the piano with added latency (good for mixing), at higher levels cuts more and more into the piano pre-attack portion allowing for very low perceived latency when needed (good for tracking and live playing)
  • fine-tuned three-band EQ for each channel
  • many under the hood techniques to make the piano true to the original (life-like re-pedaling, release trails attenuation, intelligent attenuation of each single dynamic layer for maximum dynamic response...)
  • master realism control and specific control over release trails, key off, resonances and pedal noise levels
  • envelope controls
  • 17 custom, high quality IR reverbs
  • 22 (+ 22) compressor + tape presets
  • 23 factory presets + user-savable presets
  • works as stand-alone, AAX, RTAS, AU and VST for Mac and PC

    Requirements

  • 4 GB Ram (more if in need of loading more sample sets)
  • Core2Duo or equivalent Mac or PC
  • Kontakt Retail Version: v. 5.4.3 or newer
  • MIDI Keyboard










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