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2014-09-03 08:30:29

Casio's Extensive Portfolio of Digital Pianos and Keyboards Enhances Music Education for All DOVER, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Piano Month and Casio America, Inc., a leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, is encouraging people and families that now is the best time to start making beautiful music together at home. Casio's extensive portfolio of digital pianos, keyboards and learning resources offer people of all ages exposure to music...

2014-08-14 08:27:03

Available Exclusively At Target, the CTK-2090 and LK-175V Offer Full Sampling Feature-Set DOVER, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc. today announced the debut of two new digital sampling keyboards - the CTK-2090 and LK-175V. These introductions are the latest in Casio's long history of developing innovative sampling keyboards for young musicians. "The next time you hear your favorite song on the radio, you may hear a guitar riff or a drum beat that sounds...

2014-07-21 23:02:39

Now Takes the Guesswork Out of Proper Amplification Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 With the growing popularity of electronic drum kits and the trend toward hybrid drum sets, where drummers add electronic triggers or multi-pads to augment their acoustic sets, it is easy to overlook the importance of proper amplification for electronic drums in live sound or rehearsal applications. Yamaha’s DTX-Live Sound Solutions take the guesswork out of what drummers require for these...

2014-07-15 23:09:26

A New Breed of Musical Instrument Using All Elements of the Acoustic Piano to Augment Digitally Generated Sounds, Without Traditional Speakers and Amps Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Yamaha today introduced the U1TA, the world’s first acoustic upright piano capable of sounding like a concert grand piano—and much, much more. Dubbed the “TransAcoustic,” the U1TA represents a new breed of musical instrument that uses all elements of the acoustic piano to augment digitally...

2014-07-14 23:01:41

Yamaha Disklavier Plays Instrumental Role in Most Prestigious Competition for Pianists Under 32 Fairbanks, Alaska (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Peter Friis Johansson, a concert pianist from Denmark and Sweden, was named the winner of the Alaska International Piano-e-Competition, held here beginning June 28 through July 12. Alexey Chernov of Russia was awarded second prize in this year’s event. Frank Dupree of Germany earned third prize, Marianna Prjevalskaya of Spain took fourth prize, and Chen...

2014-06-20 23:06:23

Practical Practice Tool Lauded for Form and Function Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Yamaha SILENT Brass™ practice systems for trombone, trumpet, flugelhorn and French horn, introduced at the 2014 NAMM Show, have won three prestigious design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award for Product Design, the iF Product Design Award and the Good Design Gold Award. The Red Dot Design Award for Product Design is bestowed by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and represents an...

2014-06-12 23:09:34

Updated App Can Now Also Stream the Piano Part from Digital Sheet Music to a Compatible Yamaha Keyboard Using a Wireless MIDI Connection BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Yamaha Music Interactive today announced another upgrade to its free NoteStar iPad app, which includes access to Lesson Collections, a new bundle of popular practice songs and exercises from the classical repertoire, and a pedal page-turn feature that enables digital sheet music to be advanced via foot pedal for...

2014-06-06 23:03:51

All Clavinovas feature piano touch enhancements, while select models offer Yamaha’s new Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) technology that emulates the sonic behavior of acoustic piano strings. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Yamaha today introduced the Clavinova CLP-500 Series digital pianos that are the first of their kind to feature sounds from two distinct piano brands: the Yamaha CFX 9-foot concert grand and the Bösendorfer Imperial. Upper models in the series feature...

2014-05-16 23:07:04

Keyboard is Ideal for Experienced Musicians Seeking a Portable, Self-Amplified Instrument for Both Serious Practice and Live Performance Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The new Yamaha P-255 contemporary digital piano, a keyboard for experienced musicians looking for a portable, self-amplified instrument for both serious practice and live performance, is now shipping. In addition, those who would like to begin exploring this instrument before going to their local retailer or...

2014-05-14 23:05:54

Unique Electromechanical Device Interfaces Computers to Percussion Instruments Plymouth, MN (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 iGnonn introduces its newly designed ST-1 striker unit. The striker has a cradle that holds a musical instrument drumstick or mallet. An electromechanical actuator swings the drumstick to strike the instrument under computer control. It can be used to play drums, cymbals, chimes, bells, and most other percussion instruments. The ST-1 striker is powered by iGnonn’s CB-2...


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