EastWest Pianos - Steinway D

Beautifully detailed virtual 9 foot Steinway D American Concert Grand

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EastWest Pianos Steinway D - Welcome to one of the most detailed collections ever recorded of the world famous Steinway D. EastWest went through 12 Steinway Ds before finding this gem: a 9-foot, American Concert Grand.

This is probably one of the most balanced and universal pianos in the EastWest QL Pianos collection. The dynamic range is huge, from a whisper to thunder. 

Key Features of this Steinway D:

  • The most detailed piano recordings - EVER!
  • 16-bit Samples (Gold)
  • 24-bit Samples (Platinum)
  • 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
  • Articulations on each piano include
  1. A. Sustain
  2. B. Sustain with pedal
  3. C. Repetitions
  4. D. Repetitions with pedal
  5. E. Soft pedal
  6. F. Soft pedal with sustain pedal
  7. G. Staccato
  8. H. Release trails 
              • 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.

              EastWest QL Pianos is a Gold & Platinum Edition virtual instrument that includes four of the world's finest grand pianos: the Gold edition of this Steinway D, a Bechstein D-280, a Bösendorfer 290, and a Yamaha C7. Click here for full details on the complete EastWest QL Pianos collection.

              The QL Pianos have been produced by Doug Rogers and Nick Phoenix, the same production team that produced the multi-award winning EastWest QL Symphonic Orchestra and EastWest QL Symphonic Choirs.

                SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS & COMPATIBILITY:

                • Approx. 7.2 GB Free Hard Disk Space 

                MAC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

                • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.1GHz or higher (PPC not supported)
                • 8GB RAM
                • Mac OSX 10.7 or later
                • 7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming

                 

                PC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

                • Intel Core 2 Duo, or AMD Dual Core 2.1GHz or higher
                • 8GB RAM
                • Windows 7 or later
                • Sound card with ASIO drivers
                • 7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming

                 

                MAC RECOMMENDED SYSTEM:

                • Mac Pro Late 2013 edition (current model with round enclosure) or above
                • 16GB RAM or more
                • Mac OSX 10.7 or later
                • SSD (Solid State Drive) for sample streaming

                 

                PC RECOMMENDED SYSTEM:

                • Intel Core 2 Quad, or AMD Quad Core 2.66GHz or higher
                • 16GB RAM or more
                • Windows 7 or later (64-bit Windows/Host Sequencer)
                • Sound card with ASIO drivers
                • SSD (Solid State Drive) for sample streaming

                 

                ALL SYSTEMS:

                iLok account required for machine (electronic) license placed on your computer or use optional iLok Key; internet connection required for one-time product activation

                 

                INCLUDED FOR BOTH PC AND MAC:

                • The EastWest PLAY Advanced Sample Engine (for 32-bit compatibility please use PLAY 4.3.5).

                Please check the compatibility chart below for supported hosts.

                  

                 

                EASTWEST PLAY Host/Sequencer Compatibility Matrix

                Tested DAWMac OS 10.9 - 10.12.3WIN XP
                (32-bit)
                WIN XP
                (64-bit)
                WIN 10, 8, 7,
                Vista (32-bit)
                WIN 10, 8, 7,
                Vista (64-bit)
                Required Version
                StandaloneYESYESYESYESYES 
                Ableton LiveYESYES YESYES16.07 or higher
                Cubase/NuendoYES2YESYES3YESYES36 or higher
                FL Studio YESYESYESYES7 or higher
                GarageBandYES    3 or higher
                LogicYES4    7.2 or higher
                Digital PerformerYES4  YESYES6.02 or higher
                Pro Tools5YESYES YES 7.4 to 10
                Pro Tools 11 or higher5YES YES YES611 or higher
                SibeliusYES7YES YES 6 or higher8
                Sonar YESYESYESYES6.2 or higher
                VE ProYESYESYESYESYES4.0.54 or higher
                Studio OneYESYESYESYESYES2 or higher
                ReaperYESYESYESYESYES3 or higher

                1: Play 5 (and above) is compatible with all 64-bit hosts that use VST, AU, or AAX plugins. Use Play 4 for 32-bit hosts.
                2: Mac OS 10.7 or newer is required.
                3: Cubase/Nuendo 4.1 or later are required as 64-bit hosts.
                4: WordBuilder is not supported in Logic 7 or lower, and DAE (RTAS in Digital Performer and Logic) is not supported at this time.
                5: Ethernet control surfaces are not officially supported (ex: C24).
                6: Windows 7 or 8 Home Premium Supported. Pro Tools HD 11 does not support Windows 8.
                7: Sibelius 6.0.3 or higher is required to run in Mac OS 7.
                8: Sibelius 6.2 is required to run in Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks).

                Lite Patches

                • stwy master lite: A patch that 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.
                • stwy sus lite: This patch includes sustain, sustain with pedal, and release trails.
                • stwy sus rep lite: This patch includes sustain, sustain with pedal, repetitions, repetitions with pedal, and release trails.

                Gold : 12GB

                Platinum : 63GB

                Please click on the link below to view the download and install guide for this product.

                http://help.timespace.com/home/east-west

                Customer Reviews

                Press Quotes

                "The tone is very even, the dynamic response is super-smooth and the overall sound is open and attractive. Note attacks have a silvery quality that encourages fast and improvisational playing." - Sound On Sound

                Tech Specs

                Product Type:

                Virtual Instrument

                Product Specs:

                System Requirements

                MAC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

                • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor 2.1GHz or higher (PPC not supported)
                • 8GB RAM
                • Mac OSX 10.7 or later
                • 7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming

                PC MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

                • Intel Core 2 Duo, or AMD Dual Core 2.1GHz or higher
                • 8GB RAM
                • Windows 7 or later
                • Sound card with ASIO drivers
                • 7200 RPM or faster (non energy saving) hard drive for sample streaming

                MAC RECOMMENDED SYSTEM

                • Mac Pro Late 2013 edition (current model with round enclosure) or above
                • 16GB RAM or more
                • Mac OSX 10.7 or later
                • SSD (Solid State Drive) for sample streaming

                PC RECOMMENDED SYSTEM

                • Intel Core 2 Quad, or AMD Quad Core 2.66GHz or higher
                • 16GB RAM or more
                • Windows 7 or later (64-bit Windows/Host Sequencer)
                • Sound card with ASIO drivers
                • SSD (Solid State Drive) for sample streaming

                 ALL SYSTEMS

                • iLok account required for machine (electronic) license placed on your computer or use optional iLok Key; internet connection required for one-time product activation 

                INCLUDED FOR BOTH PC AND MAC

                • The EastWest PLAY Advanced Sample Engine (for 32-bit compatibility please use PLAY 4.3.5).

                Please check the compatibility chart in TECH SPECS for supported hosts.

                Compatibility