e-instrument has announced the release of Session Keys Upright, a virtual piano instrument for Native Instruments Kontakt and Kontakt Player.

Session Keys Upright features open and closed sample sets, each with its own look, feel and sound identity. It comes with authentic sustain resonances, additionally recorded noises and complex effects.

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Introducing Session Keys Upright, a different kind of piano, offering a unique tonal quality that can provide music creators with the piano sound they’ve been looking for to give their music character. It’s difficult to describe something that is made to be heard but imagine intimate clarity, a distinctive timbre and effortless emotive power; these are just three ways to expound the virtues of the Session Keys Upright.

This piano is no lightweight, with a total size of 40 GB; Session Keys Upright is the most comprehensive and authentic software implementation of an upright piano available today.
Utilising two distinct sample sets and flexible sound shaping options, Session Keys Upright provides producers, composers and sound designers with a sonic playground to explore, helping to realise and enhance a wide variety of productions.

Session Keys Upright features

  • Modern upright piano.
  • Two separate sound banks: Open and Closed.
  • Pentamorph sound control to transform the whole sound with a single knob.
  • Animator with more than 400 flexible piano phrases.
  • Smart Chord function to create instant piano chords from single keys or pads.
  • Native Instruments NKS compatible.
  • Size: 40 GB / 20 GB (lossless sample compression).
  • 24 bit, 44.1 kHz.
  • Requires free Kontakt 5 Player or Kontakt 5 Version 5.6.8 or higher.

Session Keys Upright is fully compatible with the Native Instruments NKS protocol, providing tight integration with Komplete Kontrol keyboards including optimal parameter assignment and Light Guide feedback.

Session Keys Upright is available now from the e-instruments online store for 99 EUR/USD. Session Keys owners can upgrade for 69 EUR/USD.

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