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Hans Zimmer Piano

Hans Zimmer Piano is a world-class piano writing tool for discerning composers the world over, expertly recorded at Lyndhurst Hall, AIR Studios.

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  • The ultimate piano library

    In his fourth collaboration with Spitfire Audio, legendary Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer presents the ultimate piano library. A personal favourite of Hans himself, this beautiful instrument bursting with life, depth, and character is the in-house grand piano at Lyndhurst Hall at AIR Studios, one of the best scoring stages in the world. Expertly recorded by Hans' renowned engineers and the award-winning Spitfire team, this library embodies what Hans described as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity to create a world-class piano writing tool for discerning composers the world over.

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    • You can buy now and download any time

    Includes Kontakt Player (free download)

    Steinway Model D

    60 mics

    Kontakt Player

    Listen to Hans Zimmer Piano

    Hans Zimmer Portrait
    Close up of mics under lid of piano

    Whenever we finish a session at AIR, I come into The Hall and just sit down at the piano and start playing. ‘Time’ was written here for 'Inception'. This is one of the most beautiful pianos I know, in one of the most beautiful halls. That’s why we did it — because it always inspired me.

    Hans Zimmer

    Hans Zimmer Piano hall

    General controls panel

    Hans Zimmer Piano general controls panel
    This view allows further in-depth control of the instrument, showing all available signals and feature controllers, as well as the ability to purge techniques from memory to reduce system usage.

    What's included

    Instruments

    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Full and Bright (Percussive FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Full and Bright (Super Soft)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Full and Bright (Various FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Full and Bright

    Mic selections

    Light and bright
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Light and Bright (Percussive FX)
    Hans Zimmer Piano - Light and Bright (Super Soft)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Light and Bright (Various FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Light and Bright
    Low and weighted
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Low and Weighted (Percussive FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Low and Weighted (Super Soft)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Low and Weighted (Various FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Low and Weighted
    Warm and rounded
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Warm and Rounded (Percussive FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Warm and Rounded (Super Soft)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Warm and Rounded (Various FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Warm and Rounded

    Mic sets

    Mid mics
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Mids (Percussive FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Mids (Super Soft)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Mids (Various FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Mids
    Spot mics
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Mids (Various FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Spots (Percussive FX)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Spots (Super Soft)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano - Spots

    Distance compensated signals

    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Alt room)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Bottle)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Far Gallery)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Mid A)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Mid B)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Mid C)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Mid D)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Near Gallery)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Outriggers)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Room)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Spot A)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Spot B)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Spot C)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Spot D)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Surround)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Tree)

    Individual signals

    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Alt room)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Bottle)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Far Gallery)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Mid A)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Mid B)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Mid C)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Mid D)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Near Gallery)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Outriggers)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Room)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Spot A)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Spot B)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Spot C)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Spot D)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Surround)
    • Hans Zimmer Piano (Tree)

    Mics & mixes

    Mics

    • Spot A
    • Spot B
    • Spot C
    • Spot D
    • Mid A
    • Mid B
    • Mid C
    • Mid D
    • Tree
    • Outriggers
    • Surrounds
    • Room
    • Room Alt
    • Gallery Near
    • Gallery Far
    • Bottle

    Testimonials

    This is an instrument for life, not just for Christmas.

    Tech specs

    Mac system requirements

    Mac OS X 10.10 to OS 12

    Intel i5


    PC system requirements

    Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 (latest Service Pack, 32/64-bit)

    Intel i5 or AMD Ryzen


    File size

    ~88352 samples

    452.7 GB uncompressed .wav

    211.2 GB download size

    422.40 GB disk space required during install

    Too large to download? Choose hard drive delivery at checkout


    Kontakt player

    Kontakt or Kontakt Player 5.6.8 or higher

    Hans Zimmer Piano sounds great with…