Williams

Description

The Williams Rhapsody III digital piano gives you concert grand sounds in a size that won’t overtake your living room. To do so, Williams recorded a 10′ 2ʺ Italian grand piano in a pro studio. The grand piano sound uses Whole Note technology to play back the entire piano note, not a looped snapshot like most other digital pianos. But piano is just one sampled sound in the Williams Sound library—the Rhapsody Ill has 12 distinct voices to explore. With 88 graded, weighted keys, you'll get the same feel as that Italian grand in a more versatile setup. Finished in Deep Walnut or Polished Ebony, it's an elegant instrument that elevates the décor no matter where you place it. Williams has created another winner with the Rhapsody Ill. Read on to discover why this keyboard—only available at Guitar Center—might be the key to unlocking your full music potential.

The Williams Rhapsody III digital piano has 12 sounds, including pianos, organs, strings, upright bass, vibes and more.

12 Superior Sounds

The Rhapsody Ill uses the Williams Sound Library, in which real instruments were recorded with high-end microphones and preamps. Choose from electric pianos, organs, strings, upright bass, classical guitar, vibes and more. You can also add rotary and vibrato effects to select instruments. Play any key on the piano and you'll hear the natural decay of each note. While other brands simply loop a sample to simulate this effect, Williams' Whole Note Technology offers an ultra realistic response.

The Rhapsody IlI has 88 hammer-action, graded, weighted keys. If you're switching over from a traditional piano, you'll experience the exact same feel.

Graded, Weighted Keys

The Rhapsody IlI has 88 hammer-action, fully weighted keys. If you're switching over from a traditional piano, you'll experience the exact same feel. Weighted keys are essential to develop hand strength for beginners, and helps more advanced players precisely control their dynamics.

The Rhapsody IlI has Bluetooth Wireless MIDI and audio to connect to apps, stereo speakers and 96 voice polyphony.

Bluetooth Wireless MIDI and Audio

Bluetooth MIDI connects to most piano teaching apps for accelerated learning on your piano journey. Duet Lesson Mode makes it easy to work side by side with a live teacher. Play the piano sound and Bluetooth audio through the Rhapsody III stereo speakers, or choose the headphone output for private practice. In either case, with 96-voice polyphony, you can create lush, layered orchestrations.

The free Williams iOS app lets you control the Rhapsody III with your iPhone or iPad, play to a drum machine and more.

Free Williams app for iOS

The free Williams app allows you to change sounds, effects and set up layers and splits on your iPhone or iPad. The app also lets you play along to a drum machine, metronome and jam tracks. Or, pick a favorite from your music library and slow it down without changing the pitch.

Features
  • Deep Walnut or Polished Ebony finish for elegant looks in any décor
  • 88 hammer-action, graded weighted keys provide outstanding feel and response
  • 12 high-definition custom sounds
  • (2) Grand Pianos — Features “unlooped” samples for fully expressive sound
  • (2) Electric Pianos — Tine and reed electric pianos
  • (2) Organs — With rotary control via sustain pedal
  • (1) Nylon Guitar
  • (1) Upright Bass
  • (1) Electric Bass
  • (1) Strings
  • (1) Synth Pad
  • (1) Vibes
  • Split and layer sounds with duet Lesson Mode for side-by-side instruction
  • 96-voice polyphony provides an abundance of voices for deep orchestration
  • Modulation/FX control offers realistic reverb, rotary and vibrato effects on select instruments
  • Stereo speaker system provides immersive sound
  • USB/MIDI connection, Aux input, stereo outputs with 1/4" jacks
  • Wireless Bluetooth MIDI and Audio for controlling apps and streaming from your smartphone
  • High and Low equalization controls
  • Two headphone outputs for private practice
  • Sustain and Sostenuto pedals for realistic playability
  • Wide music rest supports heavy music books or tablets
  • Dimensions: 54.1" W x 16.3" D x 31.1" H
  • Weight: 94.8 pounds
Specifications
Keyboard
  • Number of keys: 88
  • Action: Hammer action
  • Key size: Full
  • Aftertouch/velocity: Velocity-sensitive
  • Key type: Piano-style
Sounds
  • Number of voices: 96
  • Layers: Yes
  • Split: Yes
Connectivity
  • Aux input: Yes
  • MIDI connectivity: Yes
  • Line output: Stereo 1/4” jacks
  • USB connectivity: Yes
  • Headphone jacks: 2
  • Pedal inputs: 3
Onboard Features
  • Recording/playback: Yes
  • Accompaniment styles: 240
  • Effects: Yes
  • Built-in speakers: Yes
  • Pitch bend/modulation: Yes
  • Other controls: High and low EQ
Other
  • Power adapter: Included
  • Batteries: Not applicable
  • Stand or bench included: Music stand

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