The iconic keyboard collection: A hand-picked suite of the electric and acoustic keys that have defined pop, rock, funk, soul and R&B, faithfully sampled and revived.
There’s a certain magic about the resonance and immersion of an open-lid concert grand piano; about the action and vibe of a vintage electric keyboard. Waves’ precision sampling technology reawakens the classic textures and tones of the legendary instruments that have defined rock, pop, funk, soul, and R&B, putting them directly at your fingertips.
The pianos and keys in this collection capture every articulation, hammer-hitting tone and string-striking mechanic of the highly-coveted originals. Whether you’re a professional keyboard player, a songwriter or a producer playing in the studio or live on stage, you will enjoy the true feel, expression and rich dynamic response of these authentic instruments.
This collection includes five VST instruments:
- Grand Rhapsody Piano: Faithfully sampled from the Fazioli F228 grand piano at London’s Metropolis Studios, using 8 pairs of first-class condenser, dynamic & ribbon microphones
- Electric 88 Piano: Captures all the soul and sweetness of two authentic, road-worn 88-key suitcase pianos; “Top of the class for Fender Rhodes VI’s” (master keyboardist Jason Miles)
- Electric 200 Pianos: Sampled from an original 200A-model electric piano to revive that classic, gritty, fat and majestic Wurly sound”
- Electric Grand 80 Piano: Delivering the era-defining polish and brilliant tones of the original hybrid electric-acoustic CP-80 model piano
- Clavinet: Faithfully sampled from an original D6-model Clavinet made famous by Stevie Wonder capturing every articulation of the original funkified icon