FM-X Real Time Control Demonstration with Hans-Peter Henkel

FM-X Real Time Control Demonstration with Hans-Peter Henkel
A great demonstration of real time control of FM Synthesis in the MONTAGE Music Synthesizer!
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Setting up MONTAGE with MainStage

Setting up MONTAGE with MainStage
The MONTAGE Music Synthesizer is a great instrument to use with Apple MainStage. The built-in USB audio and MIDI interface eliminate the need for an additional audio interface. This basic setup guide will assist you in connecting bi-directional MIDI and audio from MONTAGE to MainStage.
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Creating a HUGE Orchestral Sound with Domenico Sigalas

Creating a HUGE Orchestral Sound with Domenico Sigalas
Want to create great orchestral sounds with MONTAGE? Dom Sigalas - world-renowned composer and film producer - can help!
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Chick Corea’s Mark V for MONTAGE - A Sample and Performance Library

Chick Corea’s Mark V for MONTAGE - A Sample and Performance Library
We’ve updated Chick’s Mark V with Motion Control, a LIVE SET and Audition demos! Best of all…
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Mastering MONTAGE Video Series!

Mastering MONTAGE Video Series!
To help you get the most from your MONTAGE Music Synthesizer, we now have added over 4 hours of how-to videos to the Mastering MONTAGE educational series. Featuring Yamaha product gurus with information and lessons to appeal to users of all levels.
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Catch up on the Fun of Superbooth 2017

Catch up on the Fun of Superbooth 2017
If you couldn't attend the recent Superbooth 2017 in Berlin, check out the videos and happenings on Facebook @yamahasynths!
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Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 4

Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 4
In Part 4 of this series, we are putting it all together!
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Mastering MONTAGE: The Envelope Follower - Video Lesson

Mastering MONTAGE: The Envelope Follower - Video Lesson
The Envelope Follower feature is a powerful and creative way to use an external audio source with your MONTAGE. This video session provides additional information to the Mastering MONTAGE 11: Envelope Follower lesson.
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MONTAGE 201: Splits, Layers, Scenes and Articulations

MONTAGE 201: Splits, Layers, Scenes and Articulations
Montage 201: This 3-part video series features Product Specialist Tony Escueta - and is the perfect follow up to the 6-part MONTAGE 101 series.
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Mastering MONTAGE: An Analysis of the MONTAGE Performance "Moving Floor"

Mastering MONTAGE: An Analysis of the MONTAGE Performance "Moving Floor"
In this 22-minute video, Yamaha Product Specialist Blake Angelos does a complete overview of the Performance "Moving Floor". Blake digs into this Performance, reassigns different controls, changes effects, creates Scene setups and more. Check it out!
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MONTAGE 101: A 6-Part Video Series

MONTAGE 101: A 6-Part Video Series
Perfect for anyone new to the MONTAGE Music Synthesizer! Join Yamaha Product Specialist, Tony Escueta, for this 6-part video series - and learn more about the basics of the MONTAGE and navigating the controls.
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Mastering MONTAGE: Inside the Performance Video Series

Mastering MONTAGE: Inside the Performance Video Series
Your MONTAGE can meticulously re-create the expressive sound of the Yamaha CFX 9' concert grand piano. How? Learn that and more in this 4-part video series on MONTAGE Music Synthesizer Performances with Blake Angelos, Yamaha Product Specialist.
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Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 3

Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 3
In this chapter, we'll take a look at two more Single PART Performances, each one made from just a simple two Operator stack. These are exactly like the previous examples, with the exception that the Modulator to Carrier tuning Ratio is 1:1 here. It was 2:1 in the previous examples - and this will give us yet another array of timbres we can build - as your ears will tell you. We will apply the same 8 Assign Knob parameters as in the previous examples and, again, show that with just these parameters, we can fashion a very wide variety of initial FM-X waves.
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Mastering MONTAGE Video Series: Sneak Preview

Mastering MONTAGE Video Series: Sneak Preview
Learn more about "Mastering MONTAGE"! Yamahasynth.com and @YamahaMusicUSA are pleased to announce over four hours of MONTAGE Music Synthesizer instructional videos. These videos cover everything from basic user interface overviews to deep dives into Motion Sequences, Super Knob programing and more. The content is close to being completed and all the videos will be released soon on yamahasynth.com. As a bonus for our yamahasynth.com community, we would like to offer a sneak peak of some of this great new content.
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Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 2

Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 2
In Part 2 of this series we will study a Performance made with the same basic setup as in Part 1, but featuring different settings for our 8 Assignable Knob parameters. In Part 1 we turned some knobs and made some observations and speculations about what was being controlled - was it the Modulator or the Carrier that was being altered by a specific Knob parameter? Now we will follow through and see where those Control Assignments were made and how they are applied by the settings. Included at the bottom of this article download the MONTAGE Connect (P3.X7B) file for the tutorial, PERFORMANCE: P3
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Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 1

Mastering MONTAGE: An FM-X Exploration Part 1
In this short quick series, we'll take a look at a number of simple two Operator FM-X stacks and discuss how you can begin to learn to program source waves using FM-X intuitively, by ear - without any heavy math. Please download the example Performance (P4.X7B). This is a MONTAGE Connect bulk file. It is assumed you are making the adjustments and hearing the results yourself. One of the best ways to gain an understanding of the FM-X engine is to experiment with a few key parameters and work with them until you're comfortable with what they do and exactly when they do it. 
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Rave Reviews for MONTAGE

Rave Reviews for MONTAGE
And the rave reviews keep coming! The MONTAGE Music Synthesizer is an amazing musical instrument with great sound, powerful real-time control and user-friendly workflow. But don't take our word for it, take a look at the following MONTAGE reviews:
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IMPORTANT OS UPDATE FOR THE MONTAGE MUSIC SYNTHESIZER

IMPORTANT OS UPDATE FOR THE MONTAGE MUSIC SYNTHESIZER
IMPORTANT NOTICE: MONTAGE OS v1.51 AVAILABLE NOW
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Talking Music and MONTAGE with Pianist and Keyboardist David Witham

Talking Music and MONTAGE with Pianist and Keyboardist David Witham
Pianist and keyboardist, David Witham is a musician with a diverse background collaborating with some of the best in the performance world. Studied piano in LA with Alan Broadbent and at New England Conservatory with the Jaki Byard. Musical director for George Benson and produced recordings for Tom Scott and Grover Washington. David's recording and performance credits include Barbra Streisand, Lee Ritenour, k.d. lang, Missles of October, Chaka Khan, Jose Feliciano, Chick Corea, Michael and Randy Brecker - and more!
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Studio Visit: Moessieurs - MONTAGE Videos from France

Studio Visit: Moessieurs - MONTAGE Videos from France
From France comes a series of well-produced and informative videos from "Moessieurs". Yamahasynth caught up with musician and creator, Joël Borg, for a brief interview about his experience with Yamaha synthesizers and the creation of his Moessieurs YouTube Channel.
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