The Kurzweil Forte®. Stage Piano + Synthesizer + Workstation.
The most advanced keyboard to ever bear the Kurzweil logo.
SOUNDS 16 Gigabytes of Sounds!
New, hand-selected German and vintage Japanese concert grand pianos, as
well as new Classic Keys, Wurlitzer, Clav, Harpsichord, Orchestral
Percussion, Celeste, Glockenspiel, Chimes, Bells and Crotales along with a
wide selection of sounds from the acclaimed PC3 and KORE 64™ expansion,
all delivered with unprecedented expressiveness and an obsessive attention
Patented FlashPlay® Technology
Flash-Play® provides the Forte® with a staggering amount of horse-power;
16 GB sample content with zero-loading time, heaping mounds of powerful
DSP and ultrafast performance.
3.3 Gigabytes User Sample Memory
Load up to 3.3 GB of your own custom samples into non-volatile flash
memory. Supported sample formats: .WAV, .AIF (up to 16 bit / 96kHz) and
Kurzweil formats (.P3K, .KRZ, .K25, .K26).
Deep native editing? Look no further. The Forte® now grants full access to
Kurzweil's legendary Variable Architecture Synthesis Technology directly
from the front panel. With 32-layers per program, each offering its own signal
path and a host of modular DSP tools, the Forte® offers a wealth of sound
creation and modification that is truly immense.
Powerful FX Engine
Experience more simultaneous FX in your performance multis and external
sequencing! - and tweak away with dedicated knob assignments. Featuring
32 FX units of horsepower, enjoy award-winning Reverbs, Delays, Choruses,
Flangers, Phasers, Distortions, Rotary Amplifiers, Compressors and more.
K.S.R. - Kurzweil String Resonance
Piano string resonance modeling for enhanced acoustic piano performance!
KB3 ToneReal™ Organs
Modeled after classic organs. Featuring all the controls you want and more,
including 9 realistic drawbars. In the Forte, KB3 is Polyphony Free*, not using
any of the Forte's 128 voices!
88-note Italian Hammer-Action Keyboard
Every sound within the Forte® is perfectly matched to its 88-note fully-
weighted Italian hammer-action keyboard with aftertouch.
V3 turns the Forte in to a full-blown workstation now featuring a 16-track
internal sequencer to record/edit/mix/produce your own tracks - all in the box.
Import MIDI (.mid) files as well as Kurzweil PC3-family songs..
16 Simultaneous RIFF Generators
Trigger and manipulate up to 16 simultaneous MIDI sequences on the fly.
Select from an internal library of patterns or record/import your own!
16 Simultaneous Arpeggiators
Looking for a pulse? Activate up to 16 independent Arps (1 per program, 16
per Multi) and discover the new 'Step Sequencer' environment!
Live Audio Input w/FX
Plug in and jam along with your favorite music player. The 1/8" (3.5mm)
Audio Input sports its own dedicated real-time FX. Sweeten your backing
tracks for live performance and internally mix the signal with the Forte's own
10 "Favorites" buttons conveniently located right below the Forte's display
offer immediate access to your most used Programs/Multis. Support for 50
Banks (10 Favorites per bank) provides up to 500 total recallable selections!
Get deeper into editing your Forte® Programs, Multis and Effects!
Front Panel Master Compressor & 3-Band EQ
Room too boomy? Need to add some punch? No problem. Dial it in with the
Master Compressor & EQ section featuring Bass, Treble and sweepable
23 Programmable Physical Controllers
9 Sliders (with brilliant LED ladders), 6 Switches, 2 Wheels, 3 Switch Pedal
Inputs (which support half-damper for pianos), 2 Continuous Control Pedal
Inputs and Aftertouch. (1 sustain/switch pedal is included).
Widescreen Color Display
Navigate the Forte® with a new 4.3” 480x272 widescreen color LCD display.
|Kurzweil Forte • 88 Key Stage Piano / Synth / Workstation
88 Key Stage Piano
Synthesizer & Workstation