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Universal Audio Ravel Grand Piano - Electronic Delivery

Breathtaking emulation of a Steinway Model B grand piano building upon UA's industry-leading physical modeling techniques
MFR# 1172-34

Product Description

UAD plug-ins perfectly model the best vintage gear and instruments used on your favorite albums for decades. Now you can get the rich analog sound of UAD plug‑ins natively on Mac and Windows with no UA hardware required!

Universal Audio Ravel is a breathtaking emulation of a Steinway Model B grand piano. Building upon UA's industry-leading physical modeling techniques, Ravel goes far beyond other piano plug-ins and sample libraries with its unprecedented realism, giving you album-ready sonics and inspiring playability — perfect for modern music productions from pop to rock, R&B to hip-hop.

THE ULTIMATE MODEL OF A MODEL B

The 6' 11" Steinway Model B is the most recorded studio piano for a reason, delivering the ideal, mixable studio grand sound as heard on countless modern hits, across every genre. Its rich tones blend perfectly with drums, bass, electric guitar, and other surrounding instruments — never muddying up mixes and instead giving you a balanced, mix-ready piano track every time.

INTRODUCING ULTRARESONANCE TECHNOLOGY

Sympathetic string resonance — or the phenomenon of undamped strings and the soundboard vibrating in response to other strings being played — is often the Achilles’ heel of virtual pianos. Using proprietary modeling and sampling techniques, UA's exclusive UltraResonance technology exactingly recreates these complex interactions, giving you the airy, evolving palette of harmonics that allows notes to melt into each other. From soft muted notes to languid, pillowy nuances, UltraResonance sets a new benchmark in resonance and realism.

SIMPLE CONTROL OF PERFECTLY PLACED MICS

Designed to give you a professional, record-ready sound right out of the gate, Ravel's easy-to-use interface lets you sculpt your piano sounds with three pairs of hand-chosen vintage mics from famed engineer Allen Sides' mic locker. Featuring only the controls you need, Ravel ensures you'll never get lost in confusing menus. Easily tweak Ravel's Volume, Tone, and a microphone Close/Room slider, letting you go from intimate tones to a lush room sound, and everywhere in between.

MORE MODERN TEXTURES

Looking to add drama, suspense, or other left-of-center timbres? Ravel's Reverse feature lets you easily add unique atmospheric piano sounds. Use the Mix control to add in subtle reverse textures to your normal piano playing, or go completely "backwards" for all kinds of fun. You can even “play the control” for surprising real-time performance changes.

FEATURES:

  • Play and record the most organic, responsive, and expressive software piano ever made
  • Harness UltraResonance technology for unparalleled realism, dynamic sensitivity, and timbral characters
  • Easily mix between close and room mics, expertly placed by Allen Sides at United Recording
  • Animate your tracks with unique reversed-piano sounds that can add thrilling textures and haunting atmospheres

NATIVE UAD SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mac: macOS 10.15 Catalina, 11 Big Sur, 12 Monterey, or 13 Ventura
  • Windows: Windows 10 or Windows 11 (64-bit editions)
  • Intel, AMD or Apple silicon processor
  • Internet connection to download software and authorize native UAD plug-ins
  • Free iLok account with iLok Cloud or iLok USB (2nd generation or higher)
  • Free UA Connect application for managing native UAD plug-ins

Product Specifications

Condition New
Software Delivery Electronic Delivery
Plug-In Format AAX, AU, VST3
Operating System Mac, Windows

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