Synthogy’s Joe Ierardi stars on the BBC with Ivory II pianos

Joe Ierardi BBC Click interviewHaving proudly been Synthogy‘s UK and European distributor for many years, we’re well aware of the painstaking efforts the developers go to in order to produce such stunningly realistic virtual pianos such as Ivory II Grand Pianos, Italian Grand, Upright Pianos and American Concert D. The tremendous level of patience required sampling every single note at different velocity levels, waiting mutely and motionless while it decays to silence has to be admired in itself!

Synthogy Ivory American Concert DLast year, the BBC got in touch wanting to produce a feature about the technology behind the Ivory II virtual pianos and the challenges faced in trying to make a digital piano sound real.

Presenter LJ Rich, who is a keen pianist herself, hooked up with Synthogy co-founder Joe Ierardi last month at a Boston studio to find out more and this weekend the BBC broadcasted the result as part of their Technology series ‘Click’…

Click here to find out more about Synthogy Ivory II pianos

Posted by Melanie Doidge

Having worked in marketing for over fifteen years with experience in various industries, Time+Space and the world of music production continues to be the most exciting of them all. With our brands consistently pushing the boundaries of technology with their products, the terrific DJs, Composers and Producers using them and the feedback from magazines and our customers, there's always plenty to tell the world about. Musical experience? I reached Grade 6 in piano back in my school days and am currently in the throes of trying to resurrect my abilities!


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