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I\'m considering getting Bosendorfer 290 or Steinberg The Grand... any other suggestions?
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Between these two, the PMI Bosie wins hands down! It is pretty versatile, though I use it mainly for classical work. I haven\'t felt the slightest twinge to bother with \"The Grand\" since getting the PMI. If a person were to have only one piano library, the one I recommend w/out qualification is PMI\'s Bosie.
If you\'re in no rush, perhaps wait for the release ArtVista\'s Steinway B or Worra\'s \"Black Grand\". I think they\'ll be out sometime this spring. Do a search of the forum, I think you can find some tasty sneak previews of the ArtVista Steinway B library, and if Worra\'s success with the \"white grand\" is indicative I\'m thinking the \"Black Grand\" will be a knockout. Milan\'s library is promising (they have a downloadable demo for Kontakt you can check out), I\'ll prolly end up getting it, but waiting for giga format. Check out PMI\'s Steinway D library, I use it quite a bit for classical-oriented projects
Let us know which library you get and what you think of it. I\'m always interested in hearing others impressions [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ooo.gif[/img]
Hi Fozzy. We\'ll be offering crossgrades at no charge from any version, so if you like you can feel comfortable in getting our current Kontakt version and when the Giga verson comes out you can switch to it if you like. There will just be a small handleing fee for new discs to be mailed out and burned, no more than $20 I believe. Actually next on the list is a Halion version. No exact release date as of yet, but it will be sometime soon. Thought you would like to know!