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What do some of the best musicians on the planet have in common? They rely on Yamaha Synthesizers and Stage Pianos for creating their sound on tour. Check out these artists and their tour schedules - and hear the results when great instruments meet fabulous talent!
If you're old enough to remember the early days of MIDI, you probably recall MIDI patchbays, multi-port MIDI interfaces, processors - and so on. You probably also remember the associated "MIDI pasta" of cabling required to hook it all up! With the popularity of today's wireless devices, we can enjoy the same connectivity and flexibility - without the messy cables - using wireless Bluetooth MIDI.
The CP4 features some authentic recreations of vintage stomp-box style effects using Yamaha’s remarkable VCM or Virtual Circuitry Modeling technology. What follows is a closer look at the TouchWah and PedalWah effects.
Here is a tutorial on creating a custom CP4 piano Performance using the S6 piano (APIANO3) for the Main Voice and the CFIIIS piano (APIANO2) for the Split Voice and saving it to a Performance location for instant recall.
Looking for a specific electric piano character on your CP4? Personalize the Rd and Wr Voices to sound more vintage, retro, authentic, or however you want — no futzing with a screwdriver, adding/shaving solder or other mechanical hijinks required! Read more and Blake will show you how!
Here is part 1 of my CP4/40 tutorial about performance mode in the CP4/40. Although I refer to the CP4 in this video, it applies to the CP40 as well since the operation of the two instruments is virually identical.