Puremagnetik has released a multi-sampled Yamaha Conservatory Grand Piano that includes a library of advanced instruments and looped clips in various styles.
PM Grand contains a collection of 9 advanced instruments and 50 looped clips optimized for Ableton Live, Native Instruments Kontakt and Apple Logic. The included instruments contain multi-sampled programs with release and sustain tones, a "lite" version with a much smaller footprint, a reverse piano, an infinite sustained piano and several electrified tones.
- Piano Type: Yamaha C3 6'1" Conservatory Grand
- Microphones: Combination of a close pair of Neumann KM 84s in an XY configuration, along with a spaced pair of Earthworks omnidirectional mics. All mics recorded through a True Systems Precision 8 mic pre.
- 3 velocity zones on each of 88 keys.
- Key Release sounds for realistic mechanical nuances
- "Sustain Leakage" has captured the sound of all strings resonating when the sustain pedal is activated
- Requires Ableton Live 7/8, Kontakt 3 or Logic 8
- 300 MB of physical RAM
- 400 Megabytes (MB) of free hard disk space
Pricing and Availability:
Basic Monthly Subscription: $5.75/Month
Basic Yearly Subscription: $60/Year
All-Access Pass: $198/Year