Sound Magic has announced the
a free Concert Grand Piano VST instrument plug-in for
The sound of Piano One comes from the Yamaha C7
concert grand, a true workhorse in the professional
piano world, appearing on famous concert stages, in
international competitions and in prestigious music
events throughout the world.
By utilizing the
Sound Magic Hybrid Modeling Engine, Piano One offers
both the Realistic Sound of Sampling and the
Playability of Modeling. Hybrid Modeling provides an
instantaneous feeling - no delay - and a truer and
richer sound than can be created with either
sampling or modeling alone. What's more, Piano One
utilizes only 150MB, which is quite a small
footprint, making Piano One usable even on older
PCs. There is no waiting time when loading and the
CPU usage is so small that it's virtually
Like other pianos
from Sound Magic. Piano One is equipped with a full
featured Add-on system which enables users to
enhance Piano One with over 20 different add-ons
from the Sound Magic Online Add-on Store. Add-ons
add different special features to Piano One. They
can make musician's life a little easier, letting
users quickly and precisely modify their sound,
their style and much, much more. These add-ons are
all precision designed with a particular purpose or
for a particular style of music. It's also possible
to choose a completely different piano sound when
users simply feel they need a new color or a new
Piano One is also
designed to can be extendable or upgradable in
future. If the user is a serious musician, he/she
may need to consider better sounds and features.
Sound Magic also provides this opportunity. When
they feel the sound is not enough for them to use,
then they can choose other pianos inside Piano One.
What's more, there are instructions inside Piano One
to help its users to choose.
Sound Magic Hybrid Modeling Technology.
Add-on System (needs Internet connection).
Actual modeling and soft pedal samples
vividly present the sound of three kinds of
Built-in professional Reverb Engine
simulates resonances with environment and
soundboard, adding extra realism to the sound.
Faster load times. Smaller hard drive
footprint, less memory and less CPU usage.
Piano One is a free VST under
Windows. A Mac version is under development now.