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Sampleson releases 1959 - An Electro-Acoustic Piano based on an expired patent


Sampleson has released 1959, an Electro-Acoustic Piano based on an expired patent filed by Leo Fender in 1959. The Original expired patent Nº 3090274 can be found here.

1959 is available in VST, AU and Standalone versions for Windows and macOS for the introductory price of $39 (regular $59).

This is what they say:

"We brought it to life this forgotten electro-acoustic piano design using spectral modeling. Sound can be described as a CP80-like but a bit more tuned due to the fewer number of strings"

The Experience Of Recreating A Forgotten Electro-acoustic Piano Patent
Does it sound like the original one? Nobody knows because it has never been built. But the experience of bringing to life an instrument that never existed, Sampleson say, was "super-exciting". The resulting sound of this virtual instrument is warm, clean and bright. The expressiveness of the piano action emulated gives it a nice and wide range of timbres, from warm lows to metallic shines on higher velocities.


  • 88 notes electro-acoustic piano.
  • Spectral modeled (no samples at all).
  • Resonance amount.
  • Hammer noise amount.
  • Release sound amount.
  • Static noise emulator.
  • Just 35 MB.
  • Scalable HD interface.
  • macOS Catalina Ready.
  • Easy install.
  • No extra purchases needed (like Kontakt, UVI, etc) or any other 3rd. party player.
  • Ready to be loaded into major DAWs (Cubase, Logic Pro, GarageBand, Cakewalk, Reaper, Bitwig, Nuendo, FL Studio, etc.).
  • Win 32/64-bits and Mac VST/AU/Standalone versions included.
  • About ~65MB installed.
  • No online activation required.

Video Intro: YouTube/rjl6I7pX_to

Audio Demos: SoundCloud.com/user-830166644/sets/1959-secret-electro-acoustic-piano

Intro Price: $39 (Reg. $59).



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