Best Service – Galaxy II K4: Steinway (KONTAKT, NKI, NKC, NKX)

Publisher: Best Service

Release date: 06/09/2010


Quality: 24bit 44.1khz

Release group: DYNAMiCS

The high-end classic Galaxy II Grand Piano Collection has been renewed. Galaxy II K4 – a collection of three grand pianos: 1929 German Baby Grand, Bosendorfer Imperial 290 and Steinway D. User interface redesigned, performance optimizations, new resonance, noise and rolloff samples added, etc. Heinrich Steinweig emigrated from Germany to the USA in 1850 … In 1853 Steinweig founded Steinway & Sons, and by 2000 Steinway had made their 550,000 grand pianos. The Steinway Model D 270 is arguably the most popular concert grand piano.

The Steinway Model D 270 was recorded at the state-of-the-art Galaxy Studios in Belgium. The instrument was selected by studio owner Wilfried van Baaren from several dozen pianos in Hamburg. Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg, piano maker of the Steinweg brand, emigrated from Germany to America in 1850. In 1853, Steinweg founded Steinway & Sons, by the year 2000, Steinway had made its 550,000th piano.

The Steinway Model D 270 is probably the most popular concert grand of all. For Galaxy II, a Model D was recorded in Galaxy Studios, Belgium; one of the most sophisticated high-end studios in Europe, which also boasts a huge recording hall. The instrument was chosen by studio owner Wilfried van Baaren from a range of dozens of instruments at Steinway / Hamburg. It has been recorded in 5.1 surround and stereo with a tremendous microphone setup to capture its size and dynamic range with 6 channels.