I hope this breezy, jazzy, mellow improvisation on Pianoteq Steingraeber Felt I accompanied by electronic drums can offer some refreshing, soothing feelings...
Pianoteq's New York Steinway D Jazz Recording. A clear, strong piano - great for an edgy improv to vent frustration. For character, I added a little age to this, using the slider in PTQ, some saturation and a little tape wow.
In this video I play a moody improvisation on Pianoteq's Grotrian Felt II.
In this video I perform a short improvisation with the intention of relieving anxiety and creating calm.
This short improvisation has a slightly bleak, but beautiful melancholy feeling. A subtle passionate undercurrent drives its evolution to a sombre resolution.
When we listen actively to music with a clear groove which slows down gradually, we relax, unwind and feel ease. In this video, I improvise using a pulse that constantly slows down. Notice how it makes you feel!
In this video I explore the refreshing, clear sounds of the Pianoteq C. Bechstein DG Snappy preset and improvise to illustrate how its qualities really shine to create great musical textures in two different types of piano arrangement.
In this short improvised piece, Phil explores romantic impressionism, with some jazz influences in the harmonies. The feeling is tender with a certain urgency that resolves into warmth with a hint of melancholy by the end.
Improvisation on Pianoteq's beautiful Grotrian Intimate preset (mics moved to audience position). This improv is exploring feelings of melancholy arise from living in this slightly troubling world of ours but it also tunes into the light of hope that is clearly there...
'Prelude in C minor', an improvisation with a reflective, melancholy mood on Pianoteq's Bluethner.