The CELVIANO GRAND HYBRID DIGITAL PIANO is a revolutionary new instrument from CASIO. Developed in collaboration with C. Bechstein, the Casio Grand Hybrid faithfully recreates the character and tone of three legendary pianos that originate in Berlin, Hamburg, and Vienna. The “Natural Grand Hammer Action” is made with full-sized wooden keys, incorporating real hammers that follow the same path of motion as in a concert grand for ultimate authenticity.
CELVIANO Grand Hybrid reproduces even the most subtle nuances of the world’s most respected pianos. Three pianos that originate in Berlin, Hamburg and Vienna were chosen for this project, and CASIO has painstakingly researched and analyzed the unique characteristics of each piano. CELVIANO Grand Hybrid delivers the brilliant sound of these pianos reproduced with CASIO’s advanced technology. It will provide the experience of owning three of the finest pianos on earth.
The player’s movement is transformed into music with many important factors. The most tangible factor is the keys. CELVIANO Grand Hybrid delivers authenticity from the first touch. The revolutionary new Natural Grand Hammer Action keyboard is made with full-length wooden keys. Its new mechanism incorporates real hammers that follow the same path of motion as in a concert grand piano. When the lid is lifted, you can see the hammers in motion through a clear panel as you play. Going beyond a standard acoustic mechanism, this new action allows faster note repetition than acoustic pianos, while maintaining a true piano touch.
Play a legendary space CELVIANO Grand Hybrid includes a Hall Simulator featuring numerous world-class performance venues. Using advanced analysis and signal processing, CASIO has recreated the acoustic characteristics of renowned concert halls, opera houses, cathedrals and other performance spaces around the world. You can instantly select one of these settings, creating an immersive atmosphere for your performance.
Play with a symphony CELVIANO Grand Hybrid’s Concert Play feature gives you the role of solo pianist with an orchestral performance. The sound system plays the orchestral part accompanying you. Works by Tchaikovsky, Pachelbel, Smetana and others are featured. The tempo of these pieces can be slowed down to facilitate practice.
Play a moment in time The GP-500BP model has an additional feature allowing the player to design or select Scenes. You will enjoy customizing your own Scenes by selecting a type of piano, a Hall Simulation and any desired effects. CASIO has also created several inspirational preset Scenes. These thoughtfully designed examples let you interact with the history of piano music. Select the name of a famous composer, and you will be presented with an instrument customized to suit their music and a venue where their music might have been performed.
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