EastWest Bechstein 280 Platinum

Bechstein 280 Platinum

The Bechstein 280 is a modern 9-foot, German concert grand piano, built in 2006. This is a very precise, technical piano that creates a fantastic classical sound, particularly for more demanding works. It can also produce a really unique, big, pop/rock piano sound.

$99.00

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Description

Full Patches

  • bech clsc pop: Ken Scott engineered this classic pop/rock, close mic’ed patch. The unusual panning characteristics are part of the sound.
  • bech master: The Master patch includes sustain, sustain with pedal, repetitions, repetitions with pedal, soft pedal sustain, soft pedal sustain with pedal, staccato on the Mod Wheel, and release trails.
  • bech sus rep: This patch includes sustain, sustain with pedal, repetitions, repetitions with pedal, and release trails. bech sus: This patch includes sustain, sustain with pedal, and release trails.

Lite Patches

  • bech clsc pop lite: Ken Scott engineered this classic pop/rock, close mic’ed patch (in a version that uses less memory that the “full” patch above)
  • bech master lite: This is the reduced memory version of the Master patch, including sustain, sustain with pedal, repetitions, repetitions with pedal, soft pedal sustain, soft pedal sustain with pedal, staccato on the Mod Wheel, and release trails.
  • bech sus lite: A patch that includes sustain, sustain with pedal, and release trails. (A light memory version.)
  • bech sus rep lite: A reduced-memory version that includes sustain, sustain with pedal, repetitions, repetitions with pedal, and release trails.
  • The most detailed piano recordings – EVER!
  • Load any piano or mic position individually (each piano is approx. 60Gbs)
  • 3 positions are included per piano for maximum flexibility
  • 10-18 velocities per note of sustain and sustain with pedal
  • 8-12 velocities per note of repetitions and repetitions with pedal
  • 5-8 velocities of soft pedal and soft pedal with sustain pedal
  • 16 velocity staccato on every piano
  • Repetition samples taken from 180 BPM performances for a TRUE repetition sound and not simply an alternate take.
  • Software detects true repetitions
  • Resonance – pedal resonance recorded for every note at multiple velocities, as well as with the soft pedal down
  • Proprietary resonance captured on the Bösendorfer
  • Release samples with software envelope follower
  • Recorded in a proper piano environment with vintage Neumann microphones, Meitner AD converters and a vintage 8078 Neve console
  • Stereo swap possible in software
  • Mic position mixing in software
  • Lid position simulation
  • Articulation matrix for quick and straightforward loading
  • Most powerful streaming engine available with highest polyphony counts
  • PLAY interface includes impulses from the same hall the producers used to record Symphonic Orchestra and Symphonic Choirs so the pianos can blend with those collections.

Articulations on each piano include

  • A. Sustain
  • B. Sustain with pedal
  • C. Repetitions
  • D. Repetitions with pedal
  • E. Soft pedal
  • F. Soft pedal with sustain pedal
  • G. Staccato
  • H. Release trails
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