Paris, November 10th, 2022 - UVI releases IRCAM Prepared Piano 2, their ultimate avant-garde piano, allowing users to configure every key of a C7 Grand Piano with any 2 of 45 preparations, pristinely recorded at the IRCAM Institute in Paris. The newly-minted version 2 adds 150 hand-crafted presets, a powerful selection of creative effects including a frequency shifter, diode clipper, convolver, eq, Sparkverb, and more, a duo of smart arpeggiators including the Rain arp, an all-new user interface, and numerous other improvements. IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 is available now with a special introductory price of $149 / 149€ (regularly $299 / 299€) and upgrade pricing of $39 / 39€ through November 21st, 2022.
With IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 users can explore the sound of piano like never before, stacking any 2 of 45 unique preparations like screws, erasers, coins, clothespins, sticks, and more, on every note of the piano to create configurations as wild as you can imagine. Incredible nuance and timbral dexterity are quickly realized with a revamped user interface, giving users handy access to key linking, smart filters, and intuitive visual feedback, while a suite of creative effects including frequency shifter, diode clipper, convolver, EQ, Sparkverb, delay, and maximizer, deliver even greater creative latitude.
Version 2 offers new and powerful performance controls by way of a featured smart arpeggiator with dynamic phrasing, and the creative Rain arp, both giving users new and inspiring ways to create and explore with this powerful instrument. With even more features, including multiple microphones, bar hits, Una Corda, Sostenuto, dynamics, velocity and more, IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 is a playground of possibility and exploration for curious minds of any musical background.
IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 offers native 64-bit standalone operation by way of Falcon or the free UVI Workstation, providing comprehensive support for all modern DAWs and simultaneous authorization on up to 3 computers or iLok keys.
UVI's Falcon 2 is one of the most complete hybrid sampler/synthesizer on the market. Discover the infinite possibilities of this powerful instrument in this course by trainer Joe Albano.
With its advanced sampling features, powerful synth engine and extensive list of high-quality effects, UVI Falcon 2 is a dream instrument for musicians, composers and sound designers. While its interface may look intimidating, learning to harness the power of this complex instrument doesn't have to be a frightening experience. In this course, Joe Albano reveals everything you need to know about this sampler/synth beast!
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By the time you complete this 20-tutorial video manual, you will be ready to dive deep in this incredible instrument that is UVI Falcon 2!