Sound Magic releases Piano One based on a Yamaha C7 concert grand 27-Feb-12
Sound Magic has released Piano One as a free VST download for Windows. They tell us that more versions including Mac versions are coming soon. Here's all the details in their own words...
The Sound of Piano One comes from the Yamaha C7 concert grand, a true workhorse in the professional piano world, appearing on famous concert stages, in international competitions and in prestigious music events throughout the world.
By utilizing the Sound Magic Hybrid Modeling Engine, Piano One offers both the Realistic Sound of Sampling and the Playability of Modeling. Hybrid Modeling provides an instantaneous feeling - no delay - and a truer and richer sound than canbe created with either sampling or modeling alone. What's more, Piano One utilizes only 150MB, which is quite a small footprint, making Piano One usable even on older PCs. There is no waiting time when loading and the CPU usage is so small that it's virtually unnoticeable.
Like other great pianos from Sound Magic. Piano One is equipped with a full featured Add-on system which enables you to enhance Piano One with over
20 different add-ons from the Sound Magic Online Add-on Store. Add-ons add different special features to Piano One. They can make your life a little easier, letting you quickly and precisely modify your sound, your style and much, much more. These add-ons are all precision designed with a particular purpose or for a particular style of music.It's also possible to choose a completely different piano sound when you simply feel you need a new color or a new style.
Piano One is also designed to can be extendable or upgradable in future. If you are a serious musician, you need to consider better sounds and features. Sound Magic also provides this opportunity. When you feel the sound is not enough for you to use, then you can choose other pianos inside Piano One. What's more, there are instructions inside Piano One to help you to choose. Features
Sound Magic Hybrid Modeling Technology
Add-on System (needs internet connection)
Actual modeling and soft pedal samples vividly present the sound of three
kinds of pedals.
Built-in professional Reverb Engine simulates resonances with environment
and soundboard, adding extra realism to the sound.
Faster load times. Smaller hard drive footprint, less memory and less CPU
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