CATTANEO Pianos (Bundle)

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CATTANEO Pianos (Bundle)


CATTANEO Pianos contains both CATTANEO Upright Piano and Electric Piano + CATTANEO Cassette, an exclusive bonus instrument available in this bundle ONLY! Upright Piano is an intimate, unique-sounding piano which is just perfect for songwriting, indie/pop and introspective scoring. Electric Piano is an authentic dreamlike experience. Sampled directly from Cattaneo’s custom-modified and “augmented” Rhodes-type piano, it is nothing like any other electric piano you may have heard. Please refer to the individual product pages for more details on each instrument. All you need to create beautiful piano music and beyond in one solution, with an exclusive gift: CATTANEO Cassette is an artist selection of cassette loops and noises from his own collection.

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Technical specification for CATTANEO Pianos (Bundle)

Upright Piano: 4996 samples in ncw. format. Electric Piano: 647 samples in ncw. format. Requires full version of KONTAKT 6.6.1+ (not compatible with Free Kontakt Player).

Size: aprox. 12.15 GB (Uncompressed file)


5 mixable channels

PIANO: main sound

HUMAN: emphasizes performance and key noises

SWELL: sound designed swells

RUST (for Upright Piano): distortion

GRAINS (for Electric Piano): granular soundscapes

COLOR: claviharp (for Upright Piano); tuned glasses (for Electric Piano)

FX and controls:

  • ATTACK: customize the attack to your taste
  • REVERB: choose between 6 top-class algorithms
  • DELAY chose your delay type (Normal/Ping-Pong), time subdivision menu and level
  • SUSTAIN PEDAL Volume: if you engage it, it reacts to your midi sustain pedal sounding like a real one
  • TAPE SECTION: turn your electric piano into a lo-fi gem
    • Tape Noises: choose between 6 samples cassette tape hiss types
    • Wobble: add wobbling to get those typical, random detuning effects
  • 3 FX PEDALS with 6 FX types each to choose between Eq, Compression, Saturation, Chorus, Phaser and Leslie

16 GB of RAM or more is highly recommended. You need to be able to run Kontakt Full Version 6.6.1+.
Sample resolution: .ncw format



Instrument Concept and Project Manager: Walter Beltrami

Musician: Paolo Cattaneo

Recorded and mixed at Particles Factory Studio, Italy

UI and Graphic Design: Have Design Studio & Martina Primavera

Teaser Video by Ella Bordeaux

Kontakt Scripting: Urs Bollhalder