Synthogy guest review
July 5, 2017

Guest Review: Synthogy Ivory II Studio Grands

Those of you who are regulars readers of the Time+Space blog will be familiar with our guest blogger Tony Cliff – an accomplished pianist who reviewed several virtual pianos for us over the years including Garritan Personal Orchestra 5, Spectrasonics Keyscape, iZotope RX 6, Toontrack EZkeys, Garritan Abbey Road CFX Concert Grand as well as a number of Synthogy’s Ivory pianos. This time, Tony has been putting Synthogy’s new Ivory…

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Keyscape Creatve review
April 13, 2017

REVIEW: Spectrasonics Keyscape Creative library

Long-time friend of Time+Space and Spectrasonics user, Tony Cliff, has been checking out Keyscape Creative in recent weeks and judging by his review, it delivers the WOW factor that is synonymous with Spectrasonics instruments. Over to Tony… Keyscape Creative library is a new collection of over 1200 Omnisphere patches for owners of both Omnisphere 2 and Keyscape plus, amazingly, it is completely free of charge. Omnisphere 2 has won just…

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November 8, 2016

Spectrasonics Keyscape review by professional pianist Tony Cliff

Tony Cliff is a man gifted with musical talents that most of us could only dream of; an established piano player who also takes interest in guitar and voice, as well as having a developed skill in composition, arranging and songwriting. He has reviewed many of our products in the past and it is always great to get a perspective from someone with such a wealth of knowledge, especially in…

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April 5, 2016

Composer Tony Cliff reviews Garritan Personal Orchestra 5

Pianist, keyboard player and guitarist are not all the job descriptions Tony Cliff can add to his CV. He also has a keen interest in composing and songwriting, and has specialised in jazz studies, composition and arranging as a Senior Lecturer in Music at Salford University. He has had plenty of his work published by companies such as Stainer and Bell, Faber Music, Studio Music,Kirklees Music and Winwood Music. Now living in Cornwall, Tony…

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August 8, 2014

Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX Concert Grand – A Pianist’s Perspective

Over the last couple of years, professional pianist and long-time friend of Time+Space, Tony Cliff, has been generous in spending some time sharing his thoughts and opinions on the virtual pianos that we sell, with Synthogy’s Ivory II pianos and Toontrack’s EZkeys both reviewed by him for the Time+Space blog. Following the release of the Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX Concert Grand a few months ago, we approached Tony to…

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November 29, 2012

Synthogy Ivory II American Concert D reviewed by pro-pianist Tony Cliff

We asked accomplished classical and jazz pianist Tony Cliff to review Synthogy‘s latest Ivory II offering American Concert D and here’s what he sent us… “Synthogy have already set the highest standards with their acclaimed Ivory II range of pianos and I was bowled over by their sheer quality when I tested them out recently. Bearing in mind they have released the original Ivory II (German Steinway Concert D, Yamaha…

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October 19, 2012

Toontrack EZkeys – a professional pianist’s perspective

A few weeks ago we posted a great review of Toontrack’s EZkeys that had been written by guitar player Mark Cohen and gave us an excellent view of the virtual piano instrument from a non-pianist’s perspective. This week, we asked professional pianist and educator Tony Cliff to give us his view on the revolutionary songwriting software. Over to Tony…

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September 8, 2011

Professional pianist Tony Cliff reviews Synthogy Ivory II pianos…

Tony Cliff has been a friend of Time+Space for many years having reviewed many of our virtual instruments for magazines such as Keyboard Player and Classroom Music. After graduating from the Royal Holloway College, his early career combined teaching, lecturing and performing and he has had numerous musical works published from solo instrument and piano works to wind band and jazz orchestras. As an accomplished classical and jazz pianist with…

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