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Re: Any good piano library that doesn't cost a house?

Postby desmond » Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:15 pm

Every time I've looked in Pianoteq (often because it has it's rabid supporters online, much like Acustica), I've never been particularly sold on it.

I expect I'll have another look at it, and see whether I draw the same conclusions again... :lol:
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Re: Any good piano library that doesn't cost a house?

Postby CS70 » Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:21 pm

blinddrew wrote:Presumably at that price you were factoring in your flights to Moscow and hiring the studio! :D

On that note - Polish studios are actually a bargain these days... if u dare go :D
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Re: Any good piano library that doesn't cost a house?

Postby CS70 » Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:26 pm

The Elf wrote:
CS70 wrote:Yeah I really liked the high end of the piano but the middle-low hand was not was I was expecting.
Yep, that's where 'uncanny valley' is for me. There's a sort of resonant 'flatline' in the lower mids that reminds me of a Yamaha CP70, with its short bass strings. Whatever it is you will spend hours trying to 'fix' it and... you won't.

Fun, yeah it kinda reminded my more of an electronic sound that what I associate with a piano... but then until a couple days ago I'd never really tried to play one so I have no real idea on what to associate with the piano! :D

I'm also thinking that it may seems to depend on how I play - which can be a good thing - but I have not enough experience to tell yet.

Had no idea that the fandom was like Acustica's, then I'd start to be terrified!
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Re: Any good piano library that doesn't cost a house?

Postby John Stafford » Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:34 am

CS70 wrote:Ah, Vienna! Yeah had a look, saw the 1180EUR and thought at worst I ask my Russian pianist friend, she may even throw a dinner in :D :D

But cool to know they make special offers.

That's for six pianos. They start at €165. :thumbup:
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Re: Any good piano library that doesn't cost a house?

Postby CS70 » Sat Mar 06, 2021 1:02 am

Right! I'll change my visit card.. profession... piano demo tester :lol:
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Re: Any good piano library that doesn't cost a house?

Postby John Stafford » Sat Mar 06, 2021 1:34 am

CS70 wrote:Right! I'll change my visit card.. profession... piano demo tester :lol:

You mean getting paid for it? Yes please! :D
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