My childhood piano, an old German upright. Recorded using a Studio Projects B3 condenser mic through a Presonus TubePre into an Akai MPC1000. Mic'd from the top with the lid up, closer to the bass end. The piano is old and slightly out of tune, with a crack in the soundboard. The only processing was with AnalogX AutoTune to tune the samples, which did a very good job. Sampled 3 notes per octave so each sample only needs to be tuned + or - a semitone to span the whole range.
It is a dark and moody sounding, a lot of character but in now way "pristine".
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