“Must see” videos of the Clavinova CVP600 series – played by Peter Baartmans

Yamaha continues to promote the new CVP600 series Clavinovas with a series of “must see” videos showing the CVP-609 in the hands of premier demonstrator / concert artist Peter Baartmans.

Introduction to CVP609
Offering genuine touch and sound with a wide variety of features, the CVP Series provides new ways to enjoy piano performance.

Yamaha Clavinova CVP-600 Series – Audio Functions.
The CVP Series can play back audio files and perform advanced functions like Vocal Cancellation.

Yamaha Clavinova CVP-600 Series – Style Recommender.
Style Recommender allows you to quickly find a Style that suits the way you want to play. Just play a bar or two of a simple rhythm, and a list of Styles that match it will be displayed.

Yamaha Clavinova CVP-600 Series – Piano Room.
A great new feature called Piano Room that you can use when you really want to concentrate on piano performance and savor the piano sound.

Yamaha Clavinova CVP-600 Series – Voices.
The CVP Series provides many instrument Voices, in addition to piano. Have fun playing differeint sounds and producing the expressiveness unique to each instrument.

Yamaha Clavinova CVP-600 Series – Music Finder.
Music Finder is useful when you can’t decide on the right Style or a Voice for ensemble performance. All you have to do is choose the name of the song you want to play and the CVP will call up the proper settings so you can get playing right away.

The range is comprised of three models; CVP609, CVP605 and CVP601 – plus a deluxe Grand Piano version of the CVP609. Whilst many of the musical assets of the Tyros4 flagship keyboard have been included, the most talked of innovation so far is an ‘intuitive’ touchscreen incorporated in the CVP609 and CVP605.

Overview of the CVP600 series Clavinova.


The new touchscreen “takes you right to the heart of the instrument. From lifting the lid of a concert grand, placing it it different rooms and mixing the backing band, controlling the sounds and features of a CVP Clavinova has never been easier or more exciting!”

To find out more about the new models, follow the links below:

Glyn Madden

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