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IRCAM Prepared Piano 2

Prepared Piano Plugin by UVI
$299 / 299€
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IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 by UVI is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin and Soundware (samples or presets that load into other products) for macOS and Windows. It includes, and is therefore "powered by", UVI Workstation, which functions as a VST Plugin, an Audio Units Plugin, a VST 3 Plugin and an AAX Plugin.
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IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 - The Ultimate Avant-Garde Piano:

  • Detailed sampling of a Japanese C7 Grand Piano at the IRCAM Institute.

  • 45 preparations including screws, coins, mallet, eBow and more.

  • Two preparations per note, effects, multiple arps, and mic settings.

A Piano of Your Own Design
IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 is an epic creative partner and a near-limitless sonic canvas. Explore the sound of piano like you never have before, equipping each key with any 2 of 45 preparations, apply powerful creative effects, and then perform them in incredible new ways with a duo of smart and highly customizable arpeggiators, all recorded on an immaculate C7 Grand Piano at IRCAM Institute in Paris. Try the included preset preparations, or make your own - the possibilities are endless.

The Ultimate Prepared Piano
With more than 12,000 samples and 45 preparation techniques, IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 gives you complete control over how the preparations are used and combined. Explore the timbre variety of over 40 different preparation styles. Utilize screws, erasers, coins, clothespins, sticks and more. Excite the strings with a mallet, plectrum, bow or even an EBow. Utilize bar hits, Una Corda, Sostenuto, dynamics and velocity, as well as independent mixing between 2 mic positions, you can even layer two preparations for each note with discrete level and pitch controls.

Powerful Effects, Endless Potential
IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 delivers powerful creative effects including a frequency shifter, diode clipper, convolver, EQ, Sparkverb, delay, and maximizer, allowing you to add a finishing touch or radically reshape and transform your sounds. Step over to the Seq page and you will find a duo of featured arpeggiators, including our smart arpeggiator/phraser and the powerful Rain arp, adding new levels of depth and creativity to your performances. IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 is a powerhouse of possibility for curious minds of any musical background.

With IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 we've modernized this powerful library with numerous feature and QoL enhancements, including completely revamped effects section, powerful arpeggiators including our Rain arp, and many workflow and usability improvements thanks to an all-new user interface:

  • Completely revamped effect section, now including a frequency shifter, diode clipper, convolver, eq, Sparkverb, delay, and maximizer.
  • All-new Sequence page with our smart arpeggiator/phraser, and Rain arp, two powerful tools for augmenting your performance to create rich and evolving sequences.
  • Redesigned UI, improves aesthetics and usability, adds HiDPI support.
  • 150+ new presets.

If you're a musician or sound designer looking for something new, someone comfortable with exploring the avant garde, IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 offers an experience in sound like no other.

Watch the trailer: {See video at top of page}

Watch IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 in action (overview video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7k2N4OILtnE

Listen to our favorite IRCAM Prepared Piano 2 presets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIoI2iMG6Ek

Listen to IRCAM Prepared Piano 2: https://soundcloud.com/uvi-official/sets/ircam-prepared-piano-2

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