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Yamaha Clavinova CVP-900 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2: Introduction

    SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE: information contained in this manual is believed to be correct at the time of printing. However, Yamaha reserves the right to change or modify any of the specifications without notice or obligation to update existing units.
  • Page 3: Precautions

    fied Yamaha service personnel. Location • Do not expose the instrument to excessive dust or vibrations, or extreme cold or heat (such as in direct sunlight, near a heater, or in a car during the day) to prevent the possibility of panel disfigu-...
  • Page 4: Saving Data

    Caution for data operations Make sure NEVER to turn the CVP-900’s power off during any kind of data operation involving the USER/FLOPPY DISK drives — such as saving, deleting, or copying/pasting — until the operation is completely finished. (Make sure to wait until the alert message disappears.) Turning the power off during the operation results in the loss of the data being saved or pasted to the respective drive.
  • Page 5: About This Owner's Manual And Data List

    900, are courtesy of the Gakkigaku Shiryokan (Collection for Organolgy), Kunitachi College of Music. * The following instruments, shown in the displays of the CVP-900, are on display at the Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments: balafon, gender, kalimba, kanoon, santur, gamelan gong, harp, hand bell, bagpipe, banjo, carillon, mandolin, oud, pan flute, pungi, rabab.
  • Page 6: Accessories

    When the power is turned on, the drive lamp (at the bottom left of the drive) lights to indicate the drive can be used. CVP-900 To eject a floppy disk: Before ejecting the disk, be sure to confirm that data is not being written to the floppy disk.
  • Page 7 Yamaha recommends that you use a commercially- available dry-type head cleaning disk to clean the head about once a month. Ask your Yamaha dealer about the availability of proper head-cleaning disks. • Never insert anything but floppy disks into the disk drive.
  • Page 8: About The Display Messages

    The document is available as a PDF file (in English) at the following Internet address: Clavinova Home Page ... Yamaha Manual Library (Electronic Musical Instruments) ... Maintenance Clean the instrument using a dry, soft cloth or slightly damp, soft cloth (wring well). CAUTION Do not use benzine, thinner, detergent, or chemical cloth for cleaning.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    — Track1/Track2/Extra Tracks ... 78 Repeat Playback of a Specific Range ... 78 Using the Practice Functions —Guide ... 79 Practice Functions ... 79 Practicing Music with the Guide Functions... 80 Displaying Music Notation — Score ... 81 Displaying the Lyrics ... 84 CVP-900...
  • Page 10 Edit the Created Accompaniment Style ... 115 Change the Rhythmic Feel — Groove and Dynamics ...115 Editing the Channel Data...117 Making Style File Format Settings —Parameter ...118 CVP-900 Adjust the Volume Balance and Changing Voices — Mixing Console ...120 Operation ... 120 Setting the Level Balance and Voice —...
  • Page 11 Copying and Formatting Disks — Disk ...150 Entering Your Name and Language Preference — Owner...151 Restoring the Factory-programmed Settings of the CVP-900 — System Reset...151 Using Your Clavinova with Other Devices... 152 Using the Headphones (PHONES jacks)...152 Connecting the Microphone or Guitar (MIC./LINE IN jack)...152...
  • Page 12: Application Index

    Practicing with an accurate and steady tempo... “Using the Metronome” on page 51 Recording Recording your performance...pages 95, 96 Creating a song by entering notes ... page 98 Creating your original settings Creating voices ... page 88 Creating accompaniment styles... page 110 CVP-900 “Adjusting the Effects” on page 123...
  • Page 13: Cvp-900

    Basic functions of the Clavinova and how you can best use it ...pages 12, 14 Resetting the Clavinova to the default setting ... “Restoring the Factory-programmed Settings of the CVP-900 — System Reset” on page 151 Displaying the Messages ...“About the Display Messages” on page 8 Adjusting the contrast/brightness...
  • Page 14: What Can You Do With The Clavinova

    Select an accompaniment style — such as pop, jazz, Latin, etc. — and let the Clavinova be your backing band! CVP-900 VOCAL HARMONY Automatic backup singing (page 128) This sophisticated function automatically adds appropriate vocal harmonies to your singing.
  • Page 15: Music Finder

    flute footages, and adding percussive sounds. MIDI THRU ( LEVEL FIXED ) L L+R AUX OUT ORGAN FLUTES USER MEMORY CVP-900...
  • Page 16: Setting Up The Clavinova

    ■ To lower the music rest: Pull the music rest toward yourself as far as it will go. Raise the two metal supports (at the rear of the music rest). CVP-900 Gently lower the music rest backward until it is all the way down. CAUTION Do not try to use the music rest in a half-raised position.
  • Page 17: Setting The Volume

    (If you are using only one pair of headphones, you can plug them into either of these jacks.) POWER The drive lamp lights. BACK BALANCE CHANNEL ON ⁄ OFF PART MASTER VOLUME FADE IN / OUT INPUT MIC. MIC. LINE PHONES VOLUME LINE IN CVP-900...
  • Page 18: Panel Controls And Terminals

    [TAP TEMPO] button ... P. 52 TRANSPOSE [E] [F] buttons (TRANSPOSE) ... P. 141 STYLE [ACMP] button... P. 61 [AUTO FILLIN] button... P. 67 [OTS LINK] button... P. 69 [BREAK] button ... P. 65 CVP-900 AUX PEDAL TO HOST HOST SELECT MIDI THRU MIDI PC-1...
  • Page 19 Yamaha instruments and MIDI devices. Style File Format The Style File Format (SFF) is Yamaha’s original style file format, which uses a unique conversion system to provide high-quality automatic accompaniment based on a wide range of chord types. The Clavinova uses the SFF internally, reads optional SFF style disks, and creates SFF styles using the Style Creator feature.
  • Page 20: Quick Guide

    LAYER LEFT Reference Demo button BACK NEXT Voice Demos showcase the voices of the CVP-900. Style Demos introduce you to the rhythms and accompani- ment styles of the CVP-900 (page 53). For details about the Demos, refer to page 53.
  • Page 21: Song Playback

    Song related buttons BALANCE and CHANNEL buttons The following songs are compatible for playback on the CVP-900. Refer to pages 74, 159 for more details on the logos. Disks bearing this logo contain song data for voices defined in the GM standard.
  • Page 22 Song Playback Press the [A] button to call up the Song Open display. If the MAIN screen is not displayed, press the [DIRECT ACCESS] button followed by the [EXIT] button. PRESET Press the [A] button to select the preset songs (Song Book) folder. Quick Guide FLOPPY DISK From the MAIN display (the...
  • Page 23 Press one of the [A] to [J] buttons to select a song file. Press the SONG [START/STOP] button to start playback. START / STOP NEW SONG SYNC.START While the song is playing, try using the Mute function to turn certain instrument channels off or on — letting you craft dynamic arrangements on the fly! 1) Press the [CHANNEL ON/OFF] button.
  • Page 24 Song Playback Finally, take the producer’s seat and try your hand at mixing. These Balance controls let you adjust the levels of the individual parts — the song, the style, your singing, and your playing. 1) Press the [BALANCE] button. ▲▼...
  • Page 25: Playing Voices

    Playing Voices The Clavinova features a stunning variety of over 800 dynamic, rich and realistic voices. Try playing some of these voices now and hear what they can do for your music. Here, you’ll learn how to select individual voices, combine two voices in a layer, and split two voices between your left and right hands. Playing a Voice Press the [F] button to call up the menu for selecting the MAIN voice.
  • Page 26: Playing Two Voices Simultaneously

    Playing Voices Select a voice. For this example, ”Orchestra” is selected. Play the voices. Naturally, you can play the voice yourself from the keyboard, but you can also have the Clavinova demonstrate the voice for you. Simply press the [8 from the display above, and a Demo of the voice plays automatically.
  • Page 27: Playing Different Voices With The Left And Right Hands

    Playing Different Voices with the Left and Right Hands Press the VOICE PART ON/OFF [LEFT] button to turn the LEFT part on. Press the [H] button to select the LEFT part. Select a voice group. Here, we’ll select the “STRINGS” group — so that you can play rich, orchestral chords with your left hand. VOICE PIANO &...
  • Page 28: Playing Styles

    Playing Styles Playing Styles The Clavinova has a huge variety of musical “styles” that you can call upon to back up your own performance. They give you anything from a simple, yet effective piano backing or percussion accompaniment to a full band or orchestra. Style related buttons Playing a style Press the [D] button to call up the style group.
  • Page 29 Turn ACMP on. The specified left-hand section of the keyboard becomes the “Auto Accompaniment” section, and chords played in this section are automatically detected and used as a basis for fully automatic accompaniment with the selected style. ACMP Auto Accompaniment section Turn SYNC.START on.
  • Page 30: Style Sections

    3 Play a chord with your left hand and play some notes in the right-hand range of the keyboard. The CVP-900 has various Harmony/Echo types (page 143). The Harmony/Echo type may change according to the selected MAIN voice. • Harmony/Echo is just one of the many Voice Effects you can use. Try out some of the other effects and see how they can enhance your performance (page 58).
  • Page 31 Press the [AUTO FILL IN] button to add a fill-in, if necessary. Fill-in patterns play automatically between each change in the Main sections. Press the [ENDING] button. This switches to the ending section. When the ending is finished, the style automatically stops. ■...
  • Page 32: One Touch Setting

    Playing Styles Other Controls FADE IN/OUT The [FADE IN/OUT] button can be used to produce smooth fade-ins and fade-outs (page 66)when starting and stopping the style. FADE IN / OUT TAP TEMPO The style can be started at any tempo you desire by “tapping” out the tempo with the [TAP/TEMPO] button. For details, see page 52.
  • Page 33: Music Finder

    If you want to play in a certain song but don’t know which style and voice settings would be appropriate, the convenient Music Finder can help you out. Simply select the song name from the Music Finder and the CVP-900...
  • Page 34: Searching The Music Finder Records

    Music Finder Searching the Music Finder Records The Music Finder is also equipped with a convenient search function that lets you enter a song title or keyword — and instantly call up all the records that match your search criteria. Press the [MUSIC FINDER] button.
  • Page 35 file on a floppy disk to the USER drive (page 43, 44), the record which was recorded when storing the relevant style is automatically added to the CVP-900. • In the example above, you specified a song title, but you can also look for relevant records by keyword or music genre —...
  • Page 36: Playing And Practicing With The Songs

    Playing and Practicing with the Songs Playing and Practicing with the Songs Song related buttons Playing Along with the Clavinova In this section, try using the Clavinova’s song playback features to cancel or mute the right-hand melody while you play the part yourself.
  • Page 37: Recording

    Recording The Clavinova lets you record, too — quickly and easily. Try out the Quick Recording feature now and capture your keyboard performance. 1 - 3 Select a voice for recording. Use the same operations as in “Playing a Voice” on pages 25, 26. Press the [REC] and [TOP] buttons simultaneously to select “New Song“...
  • Page 38: Mastering Your Favorite Songs

    Playing and Practicing with the Songs Mastering Your Favorite Songs The Clavinova has several very useful practice features that help learn and master recorded songs. Here, you’ll try out the Follow Lights function, and use the special guide lamps to help you play the right notes. 1 - 6 Use the same operations as in “Playing Along with the Clavinova”...
  • Page 39: Basic Operations - Organizing Your Data

    The CVP-900 utilizes a variety of data types — including voices, accompaniment styles, songs and registration memory settings. Much of this data is already programmed and contained in the CVP-900; you can also create and edit your own data with some of the functions on the instrument.
  • Page 40 Each Open/Save display consists of PRESET, USER, and FLOPPY DISK drive pages. PRESET drive The files that are pre- programmed and installed internally to the CVP-900 are kept here. Preset files can be loaded but cannot be re-written. However, you can use a preset file as a basis for creating your...
  • Page 41: Selecting Files And Folders

    This display (“Open/Save” display) is typical of those used to call up and store files (voice files). The CVP-900 already contains a variety of voices in the PRESET section. You can store your own original voices created with the Sound Creator function to the USER or FLOPPY DISK section.
  • Page 42: File/Folder-Related Operations

    Select the appropriate file/folder and press the [7 The currently selected file/folder is highlighted. To select another file/folder, press one of the [A] - [J] buttons. Input the new name (page 46). CVP-900 ▼ ](OK) button. Press the [8▲] (OK) button. To cancel, press the [8▼] (CANCEL) button.
  • Page 43: Moving Files/Folders

    files. In the case of a folder cut- and-paste operation (for floppy disk), an entire folder can be cut; however, only the specific files which can be handled in the current Open/ Save display will be pasted. CVP-900...
  • Page 44: Copying Files/Folders

    (USER/FLOPPY DISK). When the [6▼] (ALL) button is pressed, the [6▼] button changes to “ALL OFF,” letting you release or cancel the selection. CVP-900 Select the desired file/folder. Select the appropriate file/folder and press the [7▼](OK) button.
  • Page 45: Saving Files

    The files of commercially available DOC software and Yamaha Disklavier software, and their edited files on the CVP-900, can be stored in the USER page, but cannot be copied to another floppy disk. Folder directories can con- tain up to four levels.
  • Page 46: Entering Numbers

    First, select one of the following: “A B C” (full-size alphabet), “ABC” ”CASE“ (half-size capital alphabet) and “case” (half-size lowercase alphabet). Then, press and hold down the appropriate button, [2 repeatedly until the desired number is selected. CVP-900 ▲ ▲ ▼...
  • Page 47: Using The [Data Entry] Dial

    [DATA ENTRY] dial, and call up the selected item by pressing the [ENTER] button on the panel. Basic Operations — Organizing Your Data BACK NEXT Turns pages for icon selection. Enters the selected icon. Cancels the icon selection operation. ENTER DATA ENTRY CVP-900...
  • Page 48: Direct Access - Instant Selection Of Displays

    In the example below, Direct Access is used to call up the display for selecting the Chord Fingering (page 139). Refer to the Direct Access Chart (page 49) for a list of the displays that can be called up with the Direct Access function. CVP-900 DIRECT ACCESS VH TYPE SELECT MIC.
  • Page 49: Direct Access Chart

    PORTAMENTO TIME settings SPLIT POINT (LEFT) setting — — — — MIC. REVERB setting MIC. DSP setting MIC. EFFECT TYPE selection KEYBOARD TOUCH selection RIGHT PEDAL function assignment CENTER PEDAL function assignment LEFT PEDAL function assignment AUX PEDAL function assignment CVP-900...
  • Page 50: Help Messages

    Basic Operations — Organizing Your Data Help Messages The Help messages give you explanations and descriptions of all the main functions and features of the CVP-900. METRONOME MIC. SIGNAL OVER POWER START STOP VOCAL HARMONY TALK EFFECT SONG EXTRA TRACKS...
  • Page 51: Using The Metronome

    BRASS WOODWIND STRINGS CHOIR & PAD SYNTH. USER LAYER LEFT ENTER MUSIC FINDER ONE TOCTH SETTING PIANO DATA ENTRY FREEZE MEMORY EXIT Songs and accompaniment styles have been given default (initial) tempo settings, designed to best suit the song/style. CVP-900...
  • Page 52: Tap Tempo

    Indicates the default (initial) tempo setting for the currently selected accompaniment style (unless the tempo has been changed manually). CVP-900 TEMPO TAP TEMPO RESET Tap the [TAP TEMPO] button twice to change the tempo. Hitting the [TAP TEMPO] button produces a tapping sound.
  • Page 53: Reference

    Playing the Demos The CVP-900 is an extraordinarily versatile and sophisticated instrument, featuring a wide variety of dynamic voices Reference and rhythms, plus a wealth of advanced functions. Three different types of Demo songs have been specially prepared showcasing the stunning sound and features of the CVP-900.
  • Page 54 Select the desired word or item by using the [DATA ENTRY] dial, then press the [ENTER] button or number buttons ( [1 Relevant explanations are shown in the display. EXIT Return to the MAIN screen. CVP-900 BACK NEXT VOICE PART ON OFF...
  • Page 55: Voices

    Voices The CVP-900 gives you an enormous selection of authentic voices, including various keyboard instruments, strings and brass — and many, many more. VOICE PIANO & HARPSI. E. PIANO BRASS WOODWIND POWER METRONOME MIC. SIGNAL OVER START STOP VOCAL HARMONY...
  • Page 56: One-Touch Piano Play

    Once locked, the CVP-900 stays in the piano mode, even if other buttons are pressed — preventing you from accidently starting a song or accompaniment style during a piano concert.
  • Page 57: Layer/Left - Playing Several Sounds Simultaneously

    Layer/Left — Playing Several Sounds Simultaneously The CVP-900 lets you set three voices for simultaneous play: MAIN, LAYER, and LEFT. By effectively combining these three, you can create richly textured, multi-instrument setups for your performance. METRONOME MIC. SIGNAL OVER POWER...
  • Page 58: Left - Setting Separate Voices For The Left And Right Sections Of The Keyboard

    ■ DSP The CVP-900 features a variety of dynamic built-in digital effects, letting you process the sound in various ways. You can use DSP to enhance the voices in subtle ways — such as by applying chorus to add animation and depth, or using a symphonic effect to give the sound warmth and richness.
  • Page 59: Using The Pedals

    The settings assigned to this pedal may differ depending on the selected voice. ■ Foot Controller/Footswitch An optional Yamaha foot controller (FC7) or footswitch (FC4 or FC5) can be connected to the AUX PEDAL jack and used to control various functions assigned in the FUNCTION page (page 139).
  • Page 60: Styles

    Styles The CVP-900 features styles (accompaniment patterns) in a variety of different musical genres including pops, jazz, Latin and dance. To use it, all you have to do is play the chords with your left hand as you perform and the selected Accompaniment Style (style) matching your music will automatically play along, instantly following the chords you play.
  • Page 61 (chan- nels 9 - 16) are temporarily replaced by the selected accompaniment style — let- ting you try out and use dif- ferent accompaniment with the song (page 76). CVP-900...
  • Page 62: Adjusting The Volume Balance/Channel Muting

    To listen to only one instrument by itself, hold down the appropriate button for the channel to set the channel to SOLO. To cancel SOLO, simply press the appropriate channel button again. CVP-900 INTRO ENDING / rit. SYNC.STOP SYNC.START START / STOP MAIN ] or [TAP TEMPO] buttons.
  • Page 63: Chord Fingerings

    (based on the previously played chord, etc.). AI FULL KEYBOARD When this advanced auto accompaniment mode is engaged, the CVP-900 will automatically create appropriate accompaniment while you play just about anything, anywhere on the keyboard using both hands. You don’t have to worry about specifying the accompaniment chords.
  • Page 64 (e.g. some minor chords followed by CmM7 the minor seventh). CmM7 • You can also have the CVP-900 “teach” you how Cm7 5 to play Fingered chords. CmM7 From the CHORD FIN- GERING display Cdim...
  • Page 65: Arranging The Style Pattern (Sections: Main A/B/C/D, Intro, Ending, Break)

    Arranging the Style Pattern The CVP-900 features various types of Auto Accompaniment Sections that allow you to vary the arrangement of the Style. They are: Intro, Main, Break and Ending. By switching among them as you play, you can easily produce the dynamic elements of a professional- sounding arrangement in your performance.
  • Page 66: Stopping The Style Playback While Releasing Keys (Sync. Stop)

    As soon as you play a chord with your left hand, the auto accompaniment starts. The auto accompaniment stops when you release your left hand from the keys. Playing a chord with your left hand automatically restarts the auto accompaniment. CVP-900 INTRO MAIN ENDING / rit. INTRO MAIN ENDING / rit.
  • Page 67: Selecting Intro And Ending Types (Intro/Ending)

    A short phrase used to add variation to the style. You can also add a fill-in by pressing the selected MAIN button again. You can temporarily disable Auto Fill In during a perfor- mance by pressing the next Main section’s button twice quickly. CVP-900...
  • Page 68: Appropriate Panel Setting For The Selected Style (One Touch Setting)

    STYLE ACMP AUTO FILLIN BREAK OTS LINK Try out other One Touch Setting setups. You can also create your own One Touch Setting setups (page 69). ONE TOUCH SETTING CVP-900 EFFECT VH TYPE SELECT MIC. SETTING BACK NEXT MENU DEMO...
  • Page 69: Automatically Changing One Touch Settings With The Sections - Ots Link

    • At the next measure (in an accompaniment style), after you press a section button. Press the [MEMORY] MEMORY button. Unless you store the panel settings here, the registered settings will be deleted when you select a different accompaniment style. CVP-900...
  • Page 70: Calling Up Ideal Setups For Your Music - Music Finder

    When sorting records by song title, use the [1▲▼] button to skip up or down through the songs alphabetically. Simultaneously press the [▲▼] buttons to move the cursor to the first record. Play the style (page 61). CVP-900 VOICE EFFECT REVERB BACK NEXT MENU VOICE DEMO PIANO &...
  • Page 71: Searching The Ideal Setups - Music Finder Search

    You can search several The STYLE FILE SELECT display can only be used to select the style name for searching; it cannot be used to call up the actual accom- paniment style. CVP-900 Styles...
  • Page 72: Editing Records - Music Finder Record Edit

    NO ... Press this to close the display without registering the record. CANCEL... Press this to close the message box and return to the previous display. CVP-900 Change/clear the record data. You can also register new records. For details about all settings and operations, see below.
  • Page 73 To maintain the edited and registered data, make sure to save all Music Finder records as a file (page 151). If no saved, the data will be lost when another Music Finder file is called up or the factory-programmed settings are restored (page 151). Styles ▲ ] (OK) CVP-900...
  • Page 74: Song Playback

    Guide (page 79) and Repeat (page 78) functions. You can also display the music notation and lyrics in the LCD. If you connect a microphone to the CVP-900, you can sing along with the song and have vocal harmony parts added automatically (page 128).
  • Page 75: Song Playback

    START / STOP button in order to go back to the EXIT Make sure that the Language setting for the instrument (page 151) is the same as that of the file name of the song that you are playing back. CVP-900...
  • Page 76 The style automatically stops when the song finishes or is stopped. Some of the internal songs have been created using the accompaniment styles. For these songs, the accompaniment styles are automatically started when starting song playback. CVP-900 The accompaniment stops when you stop the song. If...
  • Page 77: Playing Back Songs On Disk

    This data specifies a certain location in the song data. Channel Refers to the MIDI channel in the song data. The chan- nels are assigned as shown below for the CVP-900. Song 1 - 16 Accompaniment Style 9 - 16 CVP-900...
  • Page 78: Muting Specific Parts - Track1/Track2/Extra Tracks

    Regardless of whether the song is playing back or is stopped, pressing the [TOP] button returns to point A. Stop the song. START / STOP CVP-900 TRACK 1 Use this button to turn on/off the right-hand part. Use this button to turn on/off the left-hand part.
  • Page 79: Using The Practice Functions -Guide

    If you want to learn how to play certain chords, use the Chord Tutor function (page 139). The Accompaniment Guide function cannot be used if the chord fingering method is set to Single Finger, Full keyboard or AI Full Key- board. CVP-900...
  • Page 80: Practicing Music With The Guide Functions

    NEW SONG Start the song and try playing the part you’ve muted. Adjust the tempo by using the TEMPO [ START / STOP NEW SONG SYNC.START Stop the song. CVP-900 START / STOP REPEAT GUIDE SYNC.START START / STOP REPEAT GUIDE SYNC.START...
  • Page 81: Displaying Music Notation - Score

    The notation functions can- not be used to create song data by inputting notes. For information on creating song data, see page 98. CVP-900...
  • Page 82: Detailed Settings For Notation

    Note resolution: 1/4 note, 1/8 note, 1/16 note, 1/32 note, 1/4 note triplet, 1/8 note triplet, 1/16 note triplet, 1/32 note triplet CVP-900 D Maj (B min) A Maj (F min) E Maj (C min)
  • Page 83 This closes the detailed setting display without changing the settings. You can also execute this by pressing the [EXIT] button or [RECORD] button on the panel. Song Playback You can select the display pages (one before and after) by the using the [BACK]/ [NEXT] buttons or the pedal (page 139). CVP-900...
  • Page 84: Displaying The Lyrics

    START / STOP SYNC.START NEW SONG Start the song. The color of the lyrics changes as the song plays. CVP-900 REPEAT GUIDE START / STOP NEW SONG SYNC.START Stop the song. To return to the previous page, press the button.
  • Page 85: Saving And Recalling Custom Panel Setups - Registration Memory

    Removes the checkmark from the selected box. You can also use the [ENTER] button. Any data that was previ- ously registered to the selected REGISTRATION MEMORY button (indicator is green or red) will be erased and replaced by the new settings. CVP-900...
  • Page 86: Saving Your Registration Memory Setups

    The result of the Name/Delete operation will be lost when the power is turned off unless you return to the REGISTRATION BANK display by pressing the [8▼] (UP) button and save the data (page 45). CVP-900 All settings registered to buttons [1]- [8] are referred to as a “bank.”...
  • Page 87: Recalling A Registration Memory Setup

    Once programmed, the presets 1 - 8 can be selected in sequence with the [BACK][NEXT] buttons or the pedal (page 142). Enters a checkmark to the selected box. Removes the checkmark from the selected box. MEMORY MEMORY CVP-900...
  • Page 88: Editing Voices - Sound Creator

    Editing Voices — Sound Creator The CVP-900 has a Sound Creator feature that allows you to create your own voices by editing some parameters of the existing voices. Once you’ve created a voice, you can save it as a USER voice for future recall.
  • Page 89: Sound Creator Parameters (Natural/Regular Voices)

    HARMONY/ECHO TOUCH LIMIT Natural Voices and Regular Voices Built into the CVP-900 are two different tone generation sources, Natural and XG. The Natural tone generation source and its voices feature a huge amount of wave memory, giving you enormous and finely detailed expressive power over the sound.
  • Page 90 64 — – Normal response. 127 — Produces high volume for any playing strength (fixed). SOUND (Regular Voice only) The explanations here apply to step #3 on page 88. CVP-900 The available parameters differ depending on the selected voice. Determines the depth of string resonance.
  • Page 91 ATTACK DECAY RELEASE Time Key off If RELEASE is set to a large value, the sustain becomes long. VIBRATO Creates a wavering in the sound by periodically chang- ing the pitch. SPEED DEPTH DELAY Time CVP-900...
  • Page 92 HARMONY The explanations here apply to step #3 on page 88. The parameters are the same as for HARMONY/ECHO display of FUNCTION. For details, see page 144. CVP-900 NATURAL VOICE This parameter enables you to select whether the sound is sustained while you press the keys on the keyboard (“PIANO LIKE”), or the sound is...
  • Page 93: Organ Flutes

    Organ Flutes In addition to the many organ voices in the ORGAN voice category, the CVP-900 has an ORGAN FLUTES voice. The explanations here apply to step #3 on page 88. Operation Use button [1▲▼] to adjust the 16’ or 5 1/3’...
  • Page 94: Recording Your Performances And Creating Songs - Song Creator

    This is ideal for making precise recordings, or for recording parts that are difficult to play. ■ Song Editing (page 104) The CVP-900 also lets you edit the songs you’ve recorded by the Quick Recording, Multi Recording and Step Recording methods. CVP-900 METRONOME MIC.
  • Page 95: Quick Recording

    The sound of the metronome is not recorded. CAUTION Turning off the power automatically deletes your recorded performance. If you wish to save the recording, make sure to store it to internal mem- ory (USER drive) or floppy disk (page 39, 45). CVP-900...
  • Page 96: Multi Recording

    ON ... Enables playback of the channel OFF... Mutes the channel To cancel or disable recording, press the [REC] button once again. CVP-900 Channels ■ When recording over the part of an internal song or a song on disk with your own...
  • Page 97 The sound of the metronome is not recorded. CAUTION Turning off the power automatically deletes your recorded performance. If you wish to save the recording, make sure to store it to internal mem- ory (USER drive) or floppy disk (page 39, 45). CVP-900...
  • Page 98: Recording Individual Notes - Step Record

    “1-16” tab, select a record channel with the [F] (CH) button. Call up the Step Record display by pressing the [G] button. CVP-900 Press the [A] button to call up the Song Creator display. BACK NEXT Any voice, effect and other...
  • Page 99: Gate Time

    Each press of this button toggles among the three basic note selectors at the bottom of the display: normal, dotted, and triplet. (This is available only when recording the melody.) Deletes the event at the cursor. CVP-900...
  • Page 100: Recording Melodies - Step Record (Note)

    To actually enter the recorded data, press the [EXIT] button. The entered data can be edited from the SONG CREATOR (1 - 16) display (page 107). CVP-900 -2 While holding down this note... The notation display on the instrument may not be accurate, especially for tied notes or longer notes.
  • Page 101: Recording Chord Changes For The Auto Accompaniment - Step Record (Chord)

    Select this note value and play the chords indicated at right. Enter the chords by using the currently selected chord fingering method in the Auto Accompaniment section of the keyboard. MAIN A 001:1:000 001:3:000 002:1:000 MAIN A BREAK 002:3:000 002:4:000 CVP-900...
  • Page 102 [EXIT] button. The entered data can be edited from the SONG CREATOR (CHD) display (page 108). Finally, press the [F] (EXPAND) button from the SONG CREATOR (CHD) display in order to convert the input data into song data. CVP-900 Select this note value and play the chords indicated at right.
  • Page 103: Select The Recording Options: Starting, Stopping, Punching In/Out - Rec Mode

    *1 When measures 1 - 2 are not overwritten, recording starts from measure 3. *2 You’ll have to press the [REC] button at the end of 5 measures. Previously recorded data Newly recorded data Deleted data CVP-900...
  • Page 104: Editing A Recorded Song

    1/8 notes — completely eliminating any triplet feel in the rhythm. However, if you use the 1/8 note + 1/8 note triplet setting, both the straight and triplet notes will be quantized correctly. CVP-900 Selects the desired Selects the quantize size (resolution).
  • Page 105 Calls up the SONG display, from which you can save the edited data. All data other than the mixed note data is derived from the Source 1 channel. Calls up the SONG display, from which you can save the edited data. CVP-900...
  • Page 106: Channel Transpose

    Mic. Setting...Stores the microphone settings in the mixing console. Guide Setting ...Stores the settings of the practice functions. When the settings are stored, selecting a song CVP-900 Determines the amount of transpose for each channel. when playing back the song. Stores the keyboard-played voice and the part ON/OFF settings.
  • Page 107: Editing Note Events - 1 - 16

    To actually enter an edited value, move the cursor away from the value or press the SONG [START/STOP] but- ton. The sound of the voices recorded with Step recording may sound slightly different from the original. CVP-900...
  • Page 108: Editing Chord Events - Chd

    Displays the SMF meta events in the song. This does not let you change the actual contents of the data; however, it lets you delete, cut, copy, and paste the data. CVP-900 Press this to convert the recorded chord and section entries into song data.
  • Page 109: Inputting And Editing Lyrics

    In other words, this enters checkmarks to all boxes that were previously un- checked and vice versa. Enters/removes the checkmark for the selected item. Selects the item, scrolling up/ down one item at a time. CVP-900...
  • Page 110: Creating Accompaniment Styles - Style Creator

    Beat” style — combining the various elements to create one accompaniment style. ■ Editing the created Accompaniment Style (page 115) With the editing features, you can custom edit the styles you’ve created by real time recording, step recording, and assembling from other styles. CVP-900 METRONOME MIC. POWER SIGNAL OVER...
  • Page 111: Style File Format

    Style File Format The Style File Format (SFF) combines all of Yamaha’s auto accompaniment know-how into a single unified format. By using the edit functions, you can take full advantage of the SFF format and freely create your own styles.
  • Page 112: Realtime Recording - Basic

    Icons above the keys conveniently indicate the percussion instruments assigned to the keys. Stop recording by pressing the STYLE [START/STOP] button again. With the REC CHANNEL display shown, close the display by pressing the [EXIT] button. CVP-900 ▲▼ ▲▼ ] - [8 ] button.
  • Page 113: Step Recording

    [6▲▼]/[7▲▼] but- tons. To actually enter the change, press the [8▲] button. To select the Fill In section, press the [AUTO FILL IN] but- ton. C R C C R C C = chord note C, R = recommended note CVP-900...
  • Page 114: Assembling An Accompaniment Style -Assembly

    [A]-[D] and [F]-[I] buttons above. CVP-900 Determines the playback setting for each channel. You can assemble the accompaniment style while the style section and channel that will be copied are playing. SOLO ... Mutes all but the selected channel. RHYTHM channels set to REC in the REC CHANNEL display (page 112) are played back simultaneously.
  • Page 115: Edit The Created Accompaniment Style

    “C” types produce maximum effect. Creating Accompaniment Styles — Style Creator Calls up the Style display and lets you store the edited accompaniment style data. Determines the settings for each of the Groove parameters (see the list below). CVP-900...
  • Page 116 100% compress it. Boost/Cut Boosts or cuts all velocity values in the selected section/channel. Values above 100% boost the overall velocity, while values below 100% reduce it. CVP-900 Calls up the Style display and lets you store the edited accompaniment style data.
  • Page 117: Editing The Channel Data

    ] (DEST) button to specify the first measure of the destination location, to which Preset channel BASS - PHRASE2 can not be edited. ▲▼ ▲▼ ]/[2 ] (CHANNEL) ▲▼ ]/[5 ] (BOOST/CUT) buttons). ▲▼ ] (TOP) ▲▼ ▲▼ ] - [6 ] (EVENT) buttons CVP-900...
  • Page 118: Making Style File Format Settings -Parameter

    The note is kept as close as possible to the previous note range. For example, the notes C3, E3 and G3 in the key of C become C3, F3 and A3 when they are transposed to F. Use this setting for channels that contain chord parts. CVP-900 C R C...
  • Page 119: Rtr (Retrigger Rule)

    Root changes Notes played C3-E3-G3 C 3-F3-G 3 Example — When the lowest note is C3 and the highest is D4 Root changes Notes played E3-G3-C4 F3-G 3-C 4 F3-A3-C4 F 2-A 2-C 3 F3-A3-C4 High Limit Low Limit CVP-900...
  • Page 120: Adjust The Volume Balance And Changing Voices - Mixing Console

    This contains settings related to the volume and voice of each part/channel. Here you can also enable the Auto Revoice feature — which automatically plays XG-compatible songs (page 160) with the rich and dynamic voices that are exclusive to the CVP-900. This gives you much more authentic and realistic instrument sounds for your song playback.
  • Page 121: Setting The Level Balance And Voice - Volume/Voice

    Adjust the Volume Balance and Changing Voices — Mixing Console Set this to ON to enable automatic replacement of the XG voices (in XG song data) with the special voices of the CVP-900. To use the normal XG voice set, turn this off. Allows you to select the specific...
  • Page 122: Changing The Tone Of The Voice - Filter

    OCTAVE...Determines the range of the pitch change in octaves, over two octaves up or down. TUNING...Determines the pitch of the instrument. CVP-900 Switches between the HARMONIC and BRIGHTNESS parameters. higher the value, the longer the time it takes for the pitch to change. Portamento is only applied when you play legato (playing the next note before releasing the previous one).
  • Page 123: Adjusting The Effects

    There are three effect sec- tions: Reverb, Chorus, and DSP (which contains a vari- ety of effect types). These are available independently for the Natural voices and Regular voices. For details, refer to the Effect Block list (page 124). CVP-900...
  • Page 124: Effect Block

    All parts except microphone (MIC) DSP 3-6 (for Regular Voices) Main, Layer, Left, Song (Ch. 1-16) DSP 7 CVP-900 Determines the level of the effect (return level). This is not available when BLOCK is set to “DSP1,” PARAMETER is set to “CONNECTION,”...
  • Page 125: Adjusting The Sound To Match The Performance Environment - Eq

    “boomy,” or boost the high frequencies in rooms and close spaces where the sound is relatively “dead” and free of echoes. The CVP-900 possesses a high grade five-band digital equalizer function. With this function, a final effect—tone control—can be added to the output of your instrument.
  • Page 126: Effect Structure

    Effect Structure The CVP-900 features the following digital effect systems, which can be applied independently for the Natural voices (page 89) and the Regular voices (page 89). The effect type, depth, and various parameters can be set with the panel controls.
  • Page 127 LAYER VOICE Rev Send Cho Send DSP Send LEFT VOICE Rev Send Cho Send DSP Send Rev Send Cho Send DSP Send STYLE/SONG Rev Send (each channel) Cho Send DSP Send DRY LINE REVERB 2 CHORUS 2 DSP2 BRILLIANCE CVP-900...
  • Page 128: Using A Microphone - Mic

    In addition to straightforward harmony, the CVP-900 also lets you change the apparent gender of the harmony and/or lead vocal sound. For example, if you are a male singer, you can have the CVP-900 automatically generate a two-part female backup. A comprehensive set of parameters gives you exceptionally precise and flexible control over the vocal harmony sound.
  • Page 129 Pitch to Note Part Determines which of the CVP-900 parts will be controlled by the lead vocal when the Pitch to Note parameter is “ON”. Adjust the parameter value.
  • Page 130: Adjusting The Vocal Harmony Settings And Microphone Effects - Overall Setting

    Usually an equalizer is used to correct the sound output from amps or speakers to match the special character of the room. The sound is divided into several frequency bands, allowing you to correct the sound by raising or lowering the level for each band. The CVP-900 features a high grade three-band digital equalizer function for the microphone sound.
  • Page 131: Vocal Harmony Control

    ■ MIC (MICROPHONE) The following parameters determine how the microphone sound is controlled. MUTE ... When set to OFF, the microphone sound is turned off. VOLUME ... Adjusts the volume of the microphone sound. Using a Microphone — MIC. CVP-900...
  • Page 132: Setting The Microphone Volume And Related Effects - Talk Setting

    DSP/TYPE/DEPTH This turns the DSP effect applied to the microphone sound ON or OFF. CVP-900 These set the depth of the reverb and chorus effects applied to the microphone sound. This selects the type of DSP effect to be applied to the microphone sound.
  • Page 133: Making Global And Other Important Settings - Function

  • Page 134: Making Midi Settings

    Showing the Clavinova Display on a TV — Video Out (page 144) These settings determine the contents of the Video Out signal when outputting the CVP-900’s display contents to a TV monitor (connected to the VIDEO OUT terminal). CVP-900 Making MIDI Settings ■...
  • Page 135: Fine Tuning The Pitch/Selecting A Scale - Master Tune/Scale Tune

    The explanations here apply to step #3 of the procedure on page 133. Tuning the Overall Pitch — Master Tune Determines the overall pitch of the CVP-900, from 414.8 - 466.8 Hz. Press the 4 or 5 [▲▼] buttons simultaneously to instantly reset the value to the factory setting of 440.0 Hz.
  • Page 136: Equal Temperament

    The values shown in this chart are actually rounded off to the nearest whole number for use on the instrument. Equal Temperament Pure Major -29.7 Pure Minor Pythagorean Mean-Tone -24.2 Werckmeister -10.2 Kirnberger -10.2 Arabic1 Arabic2 CVP-900 15.6 -14.1 -2.3 33.6 15.6 -14.1 -2.3 31.3 14.1 -6.3 -2.3 11.7 -7.0 10.2...
  • Page 137: Setting Song-Related Parameters - Song Settings

    first measure, before the actual note data. When Quick Start is set to “ON,” the CVP-900 reads all initial non-note data of the song at the highest possible speed, then automatically slows down to the appropriate tempo at the first note.
  • Page 138: Setting Auto Accompaniment-Related Parameters - Style Setting, Split Point, And Chord Fingering

    (in the Auto Accompaniment section of the keyboard). The CVP-900 lets you automatically enable Sync Stop (page 66) simply by quickly pressing/releasing keys in the Auto Accompaniment section of the keyboard.
  • Page 139: Setting The Fingering Method - Chord Fingering

    [AUX PEDAL] jack. For example, pressing down on one pedal may turn the selected function on, while pressing a different make/brand of pedal may turn the function off. If necessary, use this setting to reverse the operation. CVP-900...
  • Page 140: Pedal-Controllable Functions

    Mixing Console display (page 122). It does not work for Natural voices. PITCHBEND* Bend notes up or down while pedal is pressed. This can only be set to the AUX pedal and the CVP-900’s damper pedal. MODULATION* Applies a vibrato effect to notes played on the keyboard. The depth of the effect increases while pedal is pressed. This does not work for the Natural voices.
  • Page 141: Changing The Touch Sensitivity And Transpose - Keyboard/Panel

    Best for players with a heavy touch. Requires moderately strong playing for higher volume. Produces high volume with moderate playing strength. Produces relatively high volume even with light playing strength. Best for players with a light touch. TRANSPOSE RESET CVP-900...
  • Page 142: Setting The Registration Sequence, Freeze, And Voice Set

    Maintaining Panel Settings — Freeze This lets you specify the settings you want to be maintained or left unchanged, even when changing Registration Memory presets. For details, see page 87. CVP-900 Indicates the file name of the selected Registration Memory bank.
  • Page 143: Changing The Automatically Selected Voice Settings - Voice Set

    Auto Accompaniment section of the keyboard. This parameter is not available when Multi Assign, Echo, Tremolo, or Trill is selected in Type above. This lets you assign the Harmony effect to various parts. For details, see page 144. CVP-900...
  • Page 144: Showing The Clavinova Display On A Tv - Video Out

    Lyrics...Only the lyrics of the song are output via VIDEO OUT, regardless of the display that is called up on the instrument itself. This lets you select other displays and still have the lyrics shown on the monitor. LCD ...The currently selected display is output via VIDEO OUT. CVP-900 Split point Television VIDEO OUT...
  • Page 145: Setting The Midi Parameters

    Local Control Turns the Local Control for each part on or off. When Local Control is set to “ON,” the keyboard of the CVP-900 controls its own (local) internal tone generator, allowing the internal voices to be played directly from the keyboard. If you set Local to “OFF,”...
  • Page 146: Transmitting Midi Data - Transmit

    ■ Receive Transpose When this parameter is set to “OFF,” note data received by the CVP-900 is not transposed, and when it is set to “ON,” the received note data is transposed according to the current CVP-900 keyboard transpose (page 141) setting.
  • Page 147: Receiving Midi Data - Receive

    HOST terminal (Port B of the CBX driver) corresponds to channels 17 - 32. When several channels are simultaneously set to “ON,” the root note is detected from merged MIDI data received over the channels. Sets all channels to OFF. CVP-900...
  • Page 148: Other Settings - Utility

    Japanese Voice ... Count in Japanese (Ichi, Ni, San, Shi) French Voice ... Count in French (Un, Deux, Trois, Quatre) Spanish Voice ... Count in Spanish (Uno, Dos, Tres, Cuatro) CVP-900 Determines the time it takes for the volume to fade out, or go from maximum to minimum (range of 0 - 20.0 seconds).
  • Page 149: Making Settings For The Display, Speaker System, And Voice Number Indication - Config 2

    PRESET page of the VOICE display (page 55). This is useful when you want to check the proper bank select MSB/LSB values and program number to specify when selecting the voice from an external MIDI device. CVP-900...
  • Page 150: Copying And Formatting Disks - Disk

    Copying from Disk to Disk As shown below, first copy the data of the original (source) disk to the CVP-900, then copy the data to the backup (destination) disk. Press the [F] button. A message appears, prompting you to insert the source disk.
  • Page 151: Entering Your Name And Language Preference - Owner

    Restoring the Factory-programmed Settings of the CVP-900 — System Reset This operation lets you restore the CVP-900 to its original factory settings. These settings include System Setup, MIDI Setup, User Effect, Music Finder, and Files & Folders. Restores the System Setup parameters to the original factory settings.
  • Page 152: Using Your Clavinova With Other Devices

    (page 149). Two people can enjoy listening to the Clavi- nova together by connecting two pairs of headphones to the two jacks. CVP-900 2 Connecting the Microphone or Guitar (MIC./LINE IN jack). By connecting a microphone to the Clavinova, you can enjoy singing along with your own performance or song playback.
  • Page 153: Connecting Audio & Video Devices

    RCA-type pin jacks to connect the Clavinova to a televi- RCA pin sion or video monitor. plug RCA pin plug AUX PEDAL VIDEO OUT Clavinova L L+R Tone generator AUX IN LINE OUT Audio cable RCA pin plug VIDEO IN L L+R AUX IN Television CVP-900...
  • Page 154: Using The Pedal (Footswitch) Or Foot Controller (Aux Pedal Jack)

    CVP-900 8 Connecting to a Computer (MIDI terminals/TO HOST terminal) Connect your CVP-900 to computer and take advantage of the wide range of powerful and versatile software for creating and editing music. The CVP-900 can be connected in three ways.
  • Page 155: Using The Midi Terminals

    Using the TO HOST terminal Connect the serial port of the personal computer (RS- 232C terminal or RS-422 terminal) to the TO HOST terminal of the CVP-900. For the connection cable, use the appropriate cable below (sold separately) that matches the personal computer type.
  • Page 156: What's Midi

    USB cable. Install the included UX256/UX96/UX16 driver to the computer, and connect the UX256/UX96/UX16 to the CVP-900 with a MIDI cable. Set the HOST SELECT switch on the CVP-900 to “MIDI.” For details, refer to the owner’s manual of the UX256/UX96/UX16. USB interface...
  • Page 157: Channel Messages

    For example, let’s say you play a “C” quarter note using the grand piano sound on the CVP-900 keyboard. Unlike an acoustic instrument that puts out a resonated note, the electronic instrument puts out information from the keyboard such as “with what voice,”...
  • Page 158: What You Can Do With Midi

    System Exclusive Message Realtime Messages News The messages transmitted/received by the CVP-900 are shown in the MIDI Data Format and MIDI Implementation Chart in the separate Data List. What You Can Do With MIDI The following MIDI settings can be made on the Clavinova: •...
  • Page 159: Data Compatibility

    The system which records song data is called “sequence format.” Playback is only possible when the sequence format of the disk matches that of the MIDI device. The CVP-900 is compatible with the following formats. ■ SMF (Standard MIDI File) This is the most common sequence format.
  • Page 160: Voice Allocation Format

    • Song data recorded on the CVP-900 using voices in the [XG] category is XG-compatible. ■ DOC This voice allocation format is compatible with many of Yamaha’s MIDI devices, including the Clavinova series...
  • Page 161: Keyboard Stand Assembly

    Install the pedal box. 1 Remove the plastic tie that affixes the pedal cord to the upper portion of the pedal box. 2 Align the cord with the groove on the unit, and attach the pedal box using four screws. Plastic tie CVP-900...
  • Page 162 • When you raise the unit, do not hold the key cover. Connect the power cord. Left of the rear leg on the bottom of the main unit, when viewed from front CVP-900 ■ After completing the assembly, please check the following. • Are there any parts left over? •...
  • Page 163: Troubleshooting

    Types Recognized in the Fingered Mode” (page 64). • You may be playing the keys according to a different fingering mode, and not the one currently selected. Check the accompaniment mode, and play the keys according to the selected mode (page 63). CVP-900...
  • Page 164 Save display shows a Preset voice. • Disk save operations take a long time. • The voice produces excessive noise. CVP-900 Possible Cause and Solution This is normal if the fingering mode is set to “Full Keyboard” or “AI Full Keyboard.”...
  • Page 165 (Mixing Console — page 125) ? Both the Main and Layer parts are set to “ON,” and both parts are set to play the same voice. Set the Layer part to “OFF” (page 57) or change the voice for each part (page 55). Troubleshooting CVP-900...
  • Page 166: Specifications

    OTS (One Touch Setting) OTS link Music Finder Song Format Preset Songs Guide Lyrics Score Recording CVP-900 390 voices + 480 XG voices + 26 Drum Kits Regular Voice Sweet Voice Cool Voice Live Voice Natural Voice Organ Flutes Reverb Chorus...
  • Page 167 (Lid up) Weight * Specifications and descriptions in this owner's manual are for information purposes only. Yamaha Corp. reserves the right to change or modify products or specifications at any time without prior notice. Since specifications, equipment or options may not be the same in every locale, please check with your Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 168: Index

    Changing Pitch-related Settings ... 122 Changing the Automatically Selected Voice Settings ... 143 Changing the Icon ... 47 Changing the Tone of the Voice ... 122 CVP-900 Changing the Touch Sensitivity and Transpose...141 Channel ...62, 77, 104, 117, 137 Channel Messages ...157 Channel Muting ...62...
  • Page 169 [LEFT HOLD] button...18, 59 Left pedal...19, 59 Lid ...16 Live! ...56 Live!Drums ...56 Local Control ...145 Loop recording ...110 Lyrics ...84, 109 LYRICS BACKGROUND PICTURE...84 MAIN A/B/C/D...65 MAIN [A] button...18, 65 MAIN [B] button ...18, 65 MAIN [C] button...18, 65 Index CVP-900...
  • Page 170 Note for Windows users (regarding MIDI driver)... 154 Note Limit ... 119 NOTE NAME... 83 NTR (Note Transposition Rule) ... 118 NTT (Note Transposition Table)... 119 CVP-900 OCTAVE ...122 One Touch Setting ...32 ONE TOUCH SETTING [1] - [4] buttons...19, 68, 69 One-touch Piano Play...56 [ON / OFF] button (POWER)...18, 17...
  • Page 171 Repeat Playback of a Specific Range ... 78 [REPEAT] button ... 18, 78 Replace ... 72 Resonance... 91 Restoring the Factory-programmed Settings of the CVP-900 ...151 [REVERB] button... 18, 58 Reverb... 126 [REW] button ... 18, 77 Rhythm ... 96 RIGHT CH.
  • Page 172 VOICE PART ON / OFF [LEFT] button ... 18, 57 Voice Set ... 143 VOL/ATTACK (Organ Flutes) ... 93 Volume/Voice ... 121 Werckmeister ... 136 What You Can Do With MIDI ... 158 What’s MIDI? ... 156 XF ... 19, 159 XG ... 19, 160 CVP-900...
  • Page 173: Important Safety Instructions

    Do NOT connect this type of product to any power supply or adapter other than one described in the owners manual, on the name plate, or specifically recommended by Yamaha. WARNING: Do not place this product or any other...
  • Page 174 * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM Connecting the Plug and Cord IMPORTANT.
  • Page 175 For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha or the authorized distributor listed below. Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez-vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche de vous figurant dans la liste suivante. NORTH AMERICA CANADA Yamaha Canada Music Ltd.
  • Page 176 Clavinova Web site (English only) Yamaha Manual Library M.D.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2002 Yamaha Corporation V954900 ???AP???.?-0?A0 Printed in Indonesia...

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