I'm getting close to picking up Ivory and while I was checking prices I saw the "Italian" piano (I assumed it was a Fazioli) at Sweetwater. There's no picture so you guys could be right about it not being available yet.
Boston, MA - Synthogy is pleased to announce the upcoming release of an all-new expansion for their award winning and best-selling Ivory™ Grand Piano virtual instrument. Sample Expansion Pack 1 (Italian 10' Grand) for Ivory is a new sample-set that installs directly into Ivory, providing a fourth world-class concert grand piano to Ivory’s impressive collection of Bosendorfer®, German Steinway®, and Yamaha® C7 pianos.
Expansion Pack 1 features a 10 foot concert grand expertly regulated and recorded at the famed SUNY Purchase concert hall in New York. 12 velocity layers are included in the expansion pack, as well as soft pedal samples and release samples at multiple time and velocity levels. This collection alone will contain an unprecedented 2000 samples with the goal of creating a realistic and gratifying musical experience of the highest possible level.
Expansion Pack 1 will be offered as a separate add-on volume that installs into Ivory, providing a new set of programs and key-sets that will appear within the Ivory user interface. It will be shipped on DVD and offered at an SRP of $139. It is expected to be released in Q2 of 2006.