October / November: Tyros4 Special Edition

Our October/November edition is now in circulation – and it comes with a special
7-page review of the brand new Yamaha Tyros4 keyboard. Read on for more news of what’s in the magazine and for links to the associated downloads and web pages.

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Members Area

Our archive contains a wealth of material dating back many years. The password to the Members’ Area where the archive is stored changes each time a new edition of the magazine is published – and, sometime during 1st October, it will change to the one provided on page 4 of the October/November edition. Until a new password takes over, however, the current one remains effective. To enter the ‘Members Area‘ just type the relevant password into the box provided. The new password must be entered in upper or lower case characters (exactly as shown in the magazine).


Roger's workshop. Click to enlarge.

• Music workshop:
‘Ruby’s Boogie’ by Heather Hammond

Music books by Heather Hammond (link)

• AR Electone workshop:
Notes from the AR-Group by Peter Anderson

The AR-Group (link)

• Music Workshop:
The effective use of endings by Penny Weedon

Audio and MIDI file demonstrations of Penny’s workshop are available from the Members Area (link)
‘Rustle of Spring’ by Penny Weedon is available from the Yamaha Club shop (link)

• Keyboard/Clavinova workshop:
Splitting the keyboard by Roger Hagarty

(An excerpt from the 3-page workshop is shown opposite)

Regular Features

• A-Z of Yamaha keyboard Terminology with Steve Selwood
Steve Selwood’s latest CD is available from the Yamaha Club shop (link)

• Club News – The Yamaha Club Weekend
More about the Yamaha Club Weekend (link)

• Notebook (letters to Yamaha Club)

• Club Shop – buy and sell


• Tyros 4 Review:
Our special 7-page ‘insider’ review by Yamaha UK artist Richard Bower.

Check out Yamaha’s Tyros4 home page (link)

• Digital Lesson Books
Yamaha Music Interactive’s Doug Schrashun introduces readers to online tutorials from the yamahamusicsoft.com website.
Sample Digital Lesson Books (link)

• Strings & Things
Glyn Madden reviews the latest software collection from T.T.T.
Strings & Things is available from the Yamaha Club shop (link)

• Tricks of the Trade
Janet Dowsett looks at a new DVD tutorial by Paul Carman.
Tricks of the Trade is available from The Music People (link)

• Unforgettable
A new CD release from the ever popular Tony Stace.
Unforgettable is available from the Yamaha Club shop (link)

• Music For You
Janet Dowsett shares some of her music suggestions.
All music books are available from The Music People
The Joy of Movie Music (link)
The Complete Keyboard Player – 15 Showstoppers (link)
The Complete Piano Player – Ballads (link)

Glyn Madden

1995-Current: Editor (Yamaha Club Magazine); 1980-2000: Yamaha Electone demonstrator (Yamaha UK)