Steinway Artist Jon Batiste was at New York City’s Steinway Hall for the American launch of Steinway & Sons’ Spirio | r, the world’s finest high-resolution player piano system capable of live performance capture and playback. A revolutionary blend of artistry, craftsmanship and technology, Spirio | r provides artists with powerful new tools of expresseion, enabling them to access, share and experience performances in high-resolution.
Batiste gave a live demonstration Spirio | r, recording live in front of assembled press and guests and then playing back with his performance (live again!) on the melodica.
“Steinway’s culture of innovation has truly reached its pinnacle through Spirio|r, which provides artists with the capabilities to perform, record, and perfect their performances in a groundbreaking new way.”
“Steinway’s culture of innovation has truly reached its pinnacle through Spirio | r, which provides artists with the capabilities to perform, record, and perfect their performances in a groundbreaking new way,” noted Steinway & Sons President & CEO, Ron Losby. “Never before have artists been able to capture the nuance and soul of their playing so precisely on a Steinway. As the maker of the world’s finest piano, we are proud to introduce this new evolution of our beloved instrument, and look forward to the opportunities this technology will bring to professional and amateur pianists alike.”
Available in a Steinway Model D, Steinway’s flagship 8' 11" (274 cm) Concert Grand, or Model B 6' 11" (211 cm), Spirio | r is designed to give artists and engineers intuitive controls in multiple file formats including Spirio high-resolution, MIDI and MP3 high quality sampled audio. Native to the Spirio app, the Spirio editor provides the world’s only advanced iPad-based high-resolution editing capabilities to Spirio files, preserving all of the music, allowing users to edit every nuance of their Spirio recordings.
For further details and video demonstrations on the Spirio | r, visit steinway.com/spirio-r.