Another brand new edition of Yamaha Club Magazine is now available and winging its way to subscribers. It’s filled, as ever, with news, reviews, software, music and step-by-step tutorials for the Yamaha keyboard and Clavinova enthusiast.
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• Easy Beat Music
Michael Farrar’s easy to play composition for April/May is called ‘Stroilling Through The Dales’. Chord charts and performance notes are included – as are MIDI/Audio files which are provided free to download, giving both a demonstration of the full performance and a play-along backing track.
Access the Members’ Area of our website for the MIDI/Audio backing track and performance files.
• Roger Hagarty’s Workshop – part 31
Part 32: Roger’s April/May workshop is about simplifying and re-balancing the accompaniment styles in your keyboard or Clavinova.
• Exploring Regi-stick – part 7
Another selection of helpful tips and song suggestions for getting the full benefit from this popular software.
• Vocal Harmony – part 2
Geoff Norman, (a.k.a. singer/keyboard player ‘Just Jeff’) continues his guide to using the Vocal Harmony feature.
• Arranging Songs – part 1
The first in a new workshop series by Glyn Madden in which he explains how to build a professional sounding arrangement from a simple ‘lead-sheet’ music score.
• Notes From The AR-Group – part 24
Peter Anderson of the AR-Group has more advice about using the AR Electone’s MDR recorder.
Music from Glyn Madden, Steve Selwood and James Woodcock now available on iTunes… and new CDs and software from Yamaha Club.
‘Songs from the Easy Keyboard Library – Volume 2’
• Coffee-time Quiz – contributed by Beverley Coombes
Love it or hate it, the Eurovision Song Contest has produced some big hits – but do you remember them?
• Tips From The Top
‘S.Art!’, ‘Live!’, ‘Sweet’, and ‘Cool!’ voices – but what does it all mean?
• Playing Songs with Style
The ‘Love Songs’ album was popular with readers – so here is a selection of style and registration suggestions to go with music from the Easy Keyboard Library – ‘Love Songs – Volume 2’ album.
Find ‘Love Songs – Volume 2’ at The Music People
• Steve Selwood’s A-Z of the Yamaha Keyboard
Steve Selwood continues his way through the alphabet of Yamaha terminology
Steve’s CD ‘A Taste of Honey’ (featuring Tyros3, Tyros4 and CVP409 Clavinova) is available from the on-line shop.
A selection of your letters and emails to Yamaha Club Magazine
• The Club Shop
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• ‘Music For You’ – Sheet Music Review
Janet Dowsett offers another selection of music for keyboard players.
• First Impressions… CVP-609 by Roger Hagarty
Roger Hagarty shares his first impressions of the new Clavinova.