WG2 MkII - Studio Grand Piano
SampleTekk WG2 MkII - The Ultimate Studio Grand Piano
When we recorded the White Grand and the White Sister our goal was not to create ”the ultimate Grand Piano”. Since a Grand Piano can be used in so many ways, from playing Mozart to hammer out Jerry Lee or Little Richard stuff and everything in between, we realized that there isn’t anything that could be considered ”The ultimate Grand Piano” in the world of multisampled instruments.
We wanted to make the ”Ultimate Studio Grand Piano” that would work in a recording session for more contemporary styles of music. It would simply sit well in a mix!
We very lucky enough to find this fantastic instrument, an old, LARGE, Malmsjö Grand piano from around 1910, that had the clarity needed to work in a modern production, but also, at the same time, had the richness at well contoured bass side that would provide the power needed on the lower part of the keyboard without getting muddy.
We recorded two versions using different microphone combinations. One close and one a bit more ambient. The first resulted in the White Grand, and the second in the White Sister.
Kontakt 4, (full version, it will open in the free player, but in a time limited/session mode)
If you don't have the full Kontakt needed to use WG2 MkII, you might want to check out White Grand and White Sister, they are based on the same samples, and have the same great dynamic response. White Grand/White Sister comes in EXS24, HALion and Kontakt format. You can read more about White Grand here, and White Sister here,
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