THIRD-PARTY SAMPLE LIBRARIES FOR KONTAKT / PLAYER
Piano & Keyboard
Bowed Grand Piano
(Tonehammer)Bowed Grand Piano delves into the odd and un-percussive side of our "Emotional Piano". We bowed each string with heavy-gauge fishing wire, w/ round-robin attacks, long sustains and releases , plus a deep section of sculpted ambiences, pads, leads, drones, glisses, sweeps, scrapes and string effects. It includes a custom UI w/ sim. legato, performance, tone and effect controls and impulses. $79.
Plucked Grand Piano
(Tonehammer)Plucked Grand Piano delves into the odd side of piano, as pioneered by John Cage and others. With our "Emotional Piano", we plucked each string w/ sustains and releases with a giant pick , over multiple velocities with round-robin, as well as a small steel hammer for harder tone. It includes a custom UI packed full of performance, tone and effect controls, + custom impulses and FX presets. $99.
- A SONIC EXPLORATION OF THE GRAND PIANO - MUTE PIANO - PLUCKED PIANO - BOWED PIANO - MALLET PIANO - SFX PIANO - An entire composition environment created entirely from a 9ft grand piano. The strings were bowed, plucked, struck with mallets, muted and excited in a multitude of different ways. Refined and crafted into individual kontakt instruments, you have complete control of this most evocative and dynamic of sound worlds.
- Sonic Reality’s “Infinite Player” is the gateway to an expandable world of Sonic Reality sounds for Kontakt and Kontakt Player. Once you have the Infinite Player (also bundled with other SR Kontakt products) you can then add more sounds to this expandable sonic workstation within Kontakt. The Infinite Player DL package starts you off with a variety of sounds from the Infinite Player series such as a multitrack drum kit, deluxe grand piano and your choice of a multisample or loop collection for an amazing price of just $50. This product is one of the least expensive entry level Kontakt Player products to qualify for crossgrades to full Kontakt or Komplete!
- A legendary grand piano - now a virtual instrument! Galaxy Instruments has released Galaxy Vintage D, a virtual grand piano that is based on samples of Bauer Studios’ famous 1920 Steinway D, which has served for legendary recordings. This exceptional Steinway concert grand was built in 1920 in Hamburg in the German factory of Steinway & Sons.
- Produced by Eduardo Tarilonte, Accordions is the definitive accordion sample library. Designed and scripted to perform in real time ultra-realistic accordion melodies and chords. All the subtle sounds from an accordion have been carefully captured to increase the realism of your performance, like key and button noises.
- The Emotional Piano by Soundiron is a beautifully soft, warm-sounding Kawai grand piano, with a very present and intimate sound and a wide stereo field. This instrument's soulful tone is especially ideal for soundtrack scoring. It offers deep velocity layering and is programmed to provide precision and playability. The library includes a full array of custom tone shaping controls, special FX patches and ambiences to expand the creative possibilities even further.
- Sample Logic's award-winning team presents a powerful collection of creatively new and inventive organic instruments. Morphestra is derived entirely from orchestral recordings and psycho-acoustic sound design. In association with Kirk Hunter Studios and powered by Native Instruments Kontakt Player 3, Morphestra is an epic collection of over 27 GB and 1200+ instruments and multis delivered pre-installed on a pocket-sized Glyph hard drive.