Galaxy IIs 1929 German Baby Grand is based on a Blüthner Model 150, built in 1929. This wonderful instrument blew us away, when we found it at a German piano maker. Its a beautiful 75 year old grand piano, featuring a warm vintage sound with a wonderful intimate tone.
Numerous great composers, conductors, and performers have owned Blüthner pianos, among them Bartok, Debussy or Tchaikovsky. Blüthners have also been used in pop music, including the Beatles album Let It Be, most notably in the hits Let It Be and The Long and Winding Road.
The Blüthner piano company has been manufacturing the Europes finest pianos in their factory in Leipzig, Germany since 1853. By 1885, the company was the largest European piano manufacturer. Numerous royals, composers, conductors, artists and performers have owned Blüthner pianos. They include Brahms, Bartok, Debussy, Tchaikovsky and Wagner.
Blüthners have also been used in popular music. One was used on The Beatles Let It Be album, most notably, in the hits ‘Let It Be and ‘The Long and Winding Road. Galaxy IIs 1929 GERMAN BABY GRAND is based on a BLÜTHNER Model 150, built in 1929. This beautiful 75 year old grand piano features a warm , vintage sound wíth a wonderful intimate tone.
1929 German Baby Grand (Vintage Blüthner with a beautiful singing tone)
More than 6,000 samples in 24 bit (30GB/18GB with sample compression)
13 modeled velocity zones for a wide and smooth dynamic rang
Additional resonance, release and noise samples
Chromatic and multiple velocity resonance and release samples
Multi velocity pedal, damper, hammer and string noises
Real una corda samples
Real overtones Powered by the Kontakt Player engine
Kontakt Player license included
Compatible with Kontakt (Player) 4.2 or newer
New direct access user interface
Lossless sample compression for better disk streaming
True half pedaling when using a continuous sustain pedal
True repedaling and sostenuto
Noises dynamically playable with a continuous sustain pedal
One-knob control of tone colour and dynamics.
Intelligent EQ for warmth, punch and brilliance
Sympathetic string resonance with real overtones
Flexible and easy-to-use velocity editor
Convolution reverb with many different types of rooms, concert halls and ambience
Adjustable stereo width and position
Specially designed compressor for pop piano sounds
Warp Engine for sound design beyond regular piano sounds