Galaxy Steinway 5.1 is a Native Instruments Kompakt based plugin instrument that features a Steinway Grand Piano recorded at one of the world's most up-to-date and technically advanced studios - Galaxy Studios in Belgium. Recorded in 24-bit /48kHz in Galaxy Hall (size 320 square meters, 8 meters room height) via Neve Capricorn digital console directly to ProTools.
Microphones used include: close miking with 5 Bruel & Kjaer mics, room mics from Neumann plus SPL / Brauner Atmos system for the 5.1 recording of the grand piano. Separate microphone for the LFE channel:
- Optimized for full 5.1 surround sound, although you can choose to load a subset (front L/R).
- Mapped in whole tones, with ten velocity layers to provide a natural sound quality over the whole dynamic range.
- Sample length up to 40 seconds, no loops.
- Approximately 6.5 Gigabytes of audio samples.