The iconic keyboard collection: A hand-picked suite of the electric and acoustic keys that have defined pop, rock, funk, soul and R&B, faithfully sampled and revived. There’s a certain magic about the resonance and immersion of an open-lid concert grand piano, about the action and vibe of a vintage electric keyboard. Waves’ precision sampling technology reawakens the classic textures and tones of the legendary instruments that have defined rock, pop, funk, soul, and R&B, putting them directly at your fingertips.The pianos and keys in this collection capture every articulation, hammer-hitting tone and string-striking mechanic of the highly-coveted originals. Whether you’re a professional keyboard player, a songwriter or a producer playing in the studio or live on stage, you will enjoy the true feel, expression and rich dynamic response of these authentic instruments. This collection includes five VST instruments: Grand Rhapsody Piano: Meticulously sampled from the Fazioli F228 grand piano at London’s Metropolis Studios, using 8 pairs of first-class condenser, dynamic & ribbon microphones; Electric 88 Piano: Captures all the soul and sweetness of two authentic, road-worn 88-key suitcase pianos; “Top of the class for Fender Rhodes VIs” according to master keyboardist Jason Miles; Electric 200 Pianos: Sampled from an original 200A-model electric piano to revive “that classic, gritty, fat and majestic Wurlitzer sound”; Electric Grand 80 Piano: Delivering the era-defining polish and brilliant tones of the original hybrid electric-acoustic CP-80 piano.Clavinet: Faithfully sampled from an original D6-model Clavinet made famous by Stevie Wonder capturing every articulation of the original funkified icon. All Waves’ keyboard instruments have global tune, velocity and FX controls; can be played as plugins or standalone instruments, are MIDI-assignable; come in both 64-bit and 32-bit version; have high-definition (HD) and Standard (SD) sample libraries; and are NKS-ready for NI Komplete and Kontakt Players.