This video, by Taipei reader Wiwi Kuan, compares 23 virtual pianos, including the new Keyscape, Ivory II, PianoTeq 5, Yamaha Motif, Roland, EZkeys, Reason Pianos and more. Each demo features Kuan’s performance of Springtime Sundays, so the video highlights the differences between the various virtual pianos. Turn on CC or see the notes below for details on the… Read More 23 Virtual Pianos Compared
This series of videos takes an in-depth look at the new Native Instruments Komplete 11.… Read More Native Instruments Komplete 11 Hands-On Demo
Sound Magic has released Ruby Grand, a modeled Yamaha C7 Grand Piano.… Read More Sound Magic Releases Ruby Grand, A Modeled Yamaha C7 Grand Piano
Embertone has introduced Recorder – a new virtual instrument that offers a full SSATB set of recorders.… Read More Embertone Intros Recorder Virtual Instrument
SampleScience has introduced Toy Keyboard – a free VSTi/AUi plugin instrument and sample library featuring the sound of the Yamaha PSR-78 home keyboard. All the sound have been sampled and looped where appropriate. To keep the plugin light, each sound contains only one sample stretched over the keyboard.
Swar Systems has released SwarPlug for iPad – a new collection of Indian Virtual instruments. … Read More SwarPlug Brings Indian Instruments To Your iPad
Spitfire Audio has introduced Union Chapel Organ – a new virtual instrument, based on the the organ at London’s Union Chapel. The organ was built by Henry Willis in 1877 specifically to match the size and acoustics of the building and is one of the finest in the world. Willis also built the organs for… Read More Legendary London Organ Now Available As A Virtual Instrument
Developer Matthias Demoucron let us know about FingerFiddle, a new virtual string instrument that’s designed to let you play with the same level of control and expressivity as with a violin. The video preview, above, features FingerFiddle being used to play the Sarabande from Bach’s Cello Suite #1. “Being an experienced violinist, I wanted to play with a virtual… Read More New App Turns Your iOS Device Into A Physically Modeled Virtual Violin, Cello & More