Yamaha Club Magazine – August/September 2018 edition

The Yamaha Club Magazine has been helping hobby keyboard players make full use of Yamaha keyboards for over twenty years. At the heart of the magazine is a series of illustrated step-by-step tutorials to guide you through the plethora of knobs, buttons, switches and menus that make up these fascinating instruments. Our full colour glossy magazine is published every two months.

Members Area / Archive

Our ‘Members Area‘, contains a wealth of material dating back many years. Subscribers should use the password given on page 4 of the magazine shown above to gain access to this area after 1st August 2018. The password is case sensitive so be sure to enter it exactly as shown.

In This Issue…

Workshops & Tutorials

  • Getting Started with Genos: Part 5: Your Playlist software questions answered.
  • Introducing ‘Key-tab’ software for Tyros5 and for Genos – created by John Beesley.
    Visit the ‘Key-tab’ software website
  • Penny Pieces: Inspired by the wonderful mid-summer we enjoyed this year Penny Weedon has produced a keyboard arrangement of a Mendelssohn classic.
    Download Penny Weedon’s own performance of the Nocturne from Midsummer Night’s Dream as published in her August workshop.
  • Guide To Reading Music – Part 22: Gill Eccles introduces us to ‘the orchestra’.
  • CVP – Up Close & Personal – Part 28: Yamaha artist Richard Bower continues his explanation of ‘twiddley bits’ as he offers us another insight into the art of improvisation.
  • Tyros/PSR Workshop: Discover how to alter the volume levels of the accompaniment styles and how to swap the titles of songs in the Music Finder.
  • The Music Chef: The Music Chef has a recipe for a ‘Haunting Piano’ sound using a mix of piano and pad sounds combined with effects (Free registration and mp3 files are available to subscribers).

    Reviews & Regulars

  • On The Record: A new CD featuring music for dancing and easy listening on Yamaha Tyros5.
    Find ‘Dancing Decades’ by Howard Beaumont online
  • My Story – Featuring Ray Cross
  • Notebook – A selection of your letters
  • The Club Shop – Classified adverts.
  • Glyn Madden

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