Yamaha Club Magazine: April / May 2019

The April/May 2019 edition of the Yamaha Club Magazine is now on its way to subscribers. Our full colour glossy magazine is published every two months and includes workshops compatible with the Genos, Tyros/PSR and CVP Touch Screen operating systems.

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 April 2019. The password is case sensitive so be sure to enter it exactly as shown.

In this issue…

Genos Operating System

  • Getting Started with Genos: Part 9 – Creating and saving ‘Voice only’ registrations to use with any accompaniment style.
  • The Registration Builder: No.2 – Classical Organ (Classical organ registrations with bass played by left hand.) We create some Classical Organ registrations and explain how to play them for best results.

    Subscribers to Yamaha Club Magazine can email for a FREE copy of the full registration bank for these sounds (see magazine page 10).

  • Tyros Operating System

  • Making a Simple MIDI Recording: In today’s workshop we make, save and edit a simple MIDI recording. So, choose your favourite piece of music and practise, practise, practise!
  • The Music Chef: Chef’s recipe today is for some ‘Famous Names’ registrations. (‘George Shearing’, ‘Fats Waller’, ‘Bert Kaempfert’ – with free registration downloads for Tyros5 and Genos).
  • CVP Touch Screen O.S.

  • CVP – Up Close & Personal: When Richard Bower met up with a friend for coffee he was inspired to take another look at audio recording.
  • General

  • Music Books for Keyboard: The Greatest Showman ; Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again ; Bohemian Rhapsody ; Heather Hammond’s Just Jazz – Volume 1 / Volume 2.
  • Penny Pieces: Part 3 of The Wedding March from Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream… arranged for keyboard by Penny Weedon.

    Download Penny Weedon’s own performance of the finale to ‘Wedding March from Midsummer Night’s Dream’ as published in her April/May 2019 workshop.

  • Guide To Reading Music: In part 26 of her ‘Guide To Reading Music’ Gill Eccles re-visits the subject of adding appropriate chords to a melody.
  • Notebook: A selection of your letters
  • The Club Shop: Buy and sell on our classified ads page.
  • Glyn Madden

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