The Blue Grand is a dynamic combination of four distinguished Steinway Grand Pianos combined into one amazing and affordable price. This gives musicians of all skill levels more freedom to create beautiful music and unmatched artistry all their own.
Five Unique Upright Pianos in One Exclusive Package
Upright Grand is a dynamic combination of five unique Upright Pianos combined into one amazing and affordable price. This gives musicians of all skill levels more freedom to create beautiful music and unmatched artistry all their own.
Types of Pianos
At the turn of the 20th century, countless American piano companies manufactured very tall upright pianos. These instruments offered the sound of a grand piano because of the long strings and large soundboard area. They coined the term upright grand to describe these types of instruments. We sampled a Schubert Upright which has over 2.1 meters in height, Made in 1905 with good condition.
A Yamaha U5 made in 2015 with excellent condition, U5 is the most common seen, best sounding and the largest mass production brand upright nowadays. For it huge sound and big sound, it can be compare with a Baby Grand thus it can be also categorized as an upright grand in the standard around 1900.
A bechstein upright made in 1929. It has a unique style of sound. It sounds more gentle than usual upright pianos and this especially good for soft, new-age or Jazz music. This is a special one that you won’t want to miss.
A bar pianos specialized in Honky Tonk style. We provide it so musicians can enlarge their collection to fit different styles of music.
Expressive State-of-the-Art Sound and Dynamic Performance
Upright Grand is powered by Hybrid Modeling technology and HD Velocity Layer technology providing a natural boost to expressive power that can be felt with every strike of the keys. Along with the new Neo Piano engine, which achieves 400 times more variations than a traditional sample engine, every note played is unique, creates vivid sound representation, and strikes a rich, accurate tone even with small movement. In essence, it’s an instrument with a musical soul instead of a machine feel.
Expanded Sound and Adjustable Playability
Gain unmitigated control over 40 customizable piano aspects, including the ability to lift the lid, tweak tone and harmonics, alter dampers, change dynamic range, and adjust velocity response. You can even apply a ‘style’ or resonance to your sound or adjust up mix by changing different microphone perspectives.
Offering authentic sample sounds with the playability of a modeled piano, hybrid modeling technology embodies over 150 GB samples. (learn more)
Style Designer helps set the piano’s musical style with a simple knob, be it pop, jazz, rock, classical or soft, and change internal parametric.
Provides up to 12 microphone perspectives.
HD Velocity Layers can express up to 65,536 velocity layers and around 1000 layers have an audible difference. (learn more)
DFD/RAM system enables users to relocate resources and ensure the best performance under every individual project.
Scala Tuning System allows users to experiment with different tunings and choose from more than 10,000 tunings.
The Multi-Dimensional Resonance engine perfect represent different resonance inside a piano. (learn more)
Adjustable sympathetic resonances.
Artificial Intelligence Tools will check the response of your keyboard and pedals automatically to find your ideal velocity response curve in seconds.
Differnt GUI mode for standard resolution and 4K resolution
Expand Your Musical Capabilities with a Dynamic Piano Engine Software
This is your opportunity to create deeper, richer Yamaha sounds just like the original pianos themselves. Get our Ruby Grand today and truly enhance your ability to create beautiful, unforgettable sounds.
29th TEC Awards Nominee
Upright Grand’s sister product, Imperial Grand, which uses the same Neo Piano Engine (5th Generation) as Blue Grand has been nominated for a 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award in the category of Musical Instrument Technology/Software in 2013. The TEC Awards was established in 1985 to honor outstanding achievement in professional audio production and product innovation.
35th TEC Awards Nominee
Upright Grand’s parent product, Neo Piano, which uses the same Neo Piano Engine (9th Generation) has been nominated for a 35th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award in the category of Musical Instrument Software in 2019.
32Bit/64Bit VST plugins on Windows system
OS: Windows XP or Above (Reported can run under Windows 98 and Windows 2000 system, but not officially tested. 64Bit VST requires at least Windows 7 system. )