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Yamaha Clavinova CVP-307 Owner's Manual

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— C h e c k y o u r p o w e r s u p p l y —
Make sure that your local AC mains voltage matches the voltage specified on the name plate on the bottom panel. In some areas
a voltage selector may be provided on the bottom panel of the main keyboard unit near the power cord. Make sure that the
voltage selector is set for the voltage in your area. The voltage selector is set at 240V when the unit is initially shipped. To change
the setting use a "minus" screwdriver to rotate the selector dial so that the correct voltage appears next to the pointer on the panel.
For information on assembling the keyboard stand, refer to the instructions at the end of this manual.

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    C V P - 3 0 9 / 3 0 7 ’ I M P O R T A N T — C h e c k y o u r p o w e r s u p p l y — Make sure that your local AC mains voltage matches the voltage specified on the name plate on the bottom panel.

  • Page 2: Special Message Section

    SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE: information contained in this manual is believed to be Model correct at the time of printing. However, Yamaha reserves the right to change or modify any of the specifications Serial No. without notice or obligation to update existing units.

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    Yamaha service personnel. by qualified Yamaha service personnel. CAUTION Always follow the basic precautions listed below to avoid the possibility of physical injury to you or others, or damage to the instrument or other property.

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    Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modifications to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed. Always turn the power off when the instrument is not in use.

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    • Copying of the commercially available software is strictly prohibited except for your personal use. This product incorporates and bundles computer programs and contents in which Yamaha owns copyrights or with respect to which it has license to use others’ copyrights. Such copyrighted materials include, without limitation, all computer software, style files, MIDI files, WAVE data and sound recordings.

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    Accessories Guide to Yamaha Online Member Product User Registration “50 greats for the Piano” Music Book Owner’s Manual Data List The following items may be included or optional, depending on your locale: Floppy Disk Drive SmartMedia card Bench ■ Tuning Unlike an acoustic piano, the Clavinova does not need to be tuned.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Basic Operation Welcome to the Wonderful Musical World Trying Out the Basic Features (Help) ..... 57 of the Clavinova CVP! ........10 The Messages Shown in the Display ....57 Panel Controls ..........12 Instant Selection of the Displays Playing the Keyboard ........

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Using, Creating and Editing the Connecting the Clavinova Directly Auto Accompaniment Styles ..101 to the Internet .......170 Style Characteristics ........101 Connecting the Instrument to the Internet . 170 Selecting a Chord Fingering Type ....101 Accessing the Special Clavinova Website ..171 Playing Only the Rhythm Channels of a Operations in the Special Clavinova Style ...............

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    Appendix Troubleshooting ..........201 Introduction CVP-309 grand piano type: Keyboard Stand Assembly ............206 CVP-309/307: Keyboard Stand Assembly ..209 Installing the Floppy Disk Drive Quick Guide (Included/Optional) ........212 Specifications ..........213 Index .............. 215 Basic Operation Reference Using, Creating and Editing Voices Using, Creating and Editing the Auto Accompaniment Styles Registering and Recalling Custom Panel Setups...

  • Page 10: Of The Clavinova Cvp

    GH3 Keyboard (CVP-307) This feature provides authentic, realistic keyboard response – much like the playing feel of a grand piano –...

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    Perform Along with a Full Band SONG SELECT —Song Playback ................ page 34 Play along with previously recorded Song data, and fill out your solo perfor- mance with the sounds and arrangement of an entire band or orchestra. Ease in Playing Backing Parts with Songs , , , , —performance assistant technology ........

  • Page 12: Panel Controls

    Panel Controls SONG SCORE KARAOKE SELECT PLAY/ STOP PAUSE STYLE SELECT 1 [POWER] switch .............. P. 14 STYLE CONTROL M [ACMP ON/OFF] button........... P. 45 2 SmartMedia slot ............... P. 22 N [OTS LINK] button ............P. 50 MIC. O [AUTO FILL IN] button............. P. 47 3 [MIC SETTING/VOCAL HARMONY] button ....

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    DEMO ORGAN FLUTES PIANO REGIST. BANK VOICE k VOICE buttons ..............P. 31 l [VOICE EFFECT] button ........... P. 80 m [iAFC SETTING] button............ P. 76 ONE TOUCH SETTING n [1]–[4] buttons ..............P. 49 o [LEFT HOLD] button............P. 48 PART p PART buttons ..............

  • Page 14: Playing The Keyboard

    Playing the Keyboard Connecting the power cable First insert the plug of the power cable into the AC connector on the Clavi- nova, then plug the other end of the cable into the proper AC outlet on the wall. (The shape of the plug and outlet dif- fer depending on locale.) Opening the key cover Using the hand grip on the front, lift open the key cover.

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    Playing the keyboard Play the keyboard to produce sound. Adjusting the volume While playing the keyboard, adjust the volume level by using the [MASTER VOLUME] located at the left of the panel. Turning the power off Press the [POWER] switch to turn the power off. The screen and the power indicator turn off.

  • Page 16: Setting Up The Clavinova, Music Rest, Sheet Music Braces, Lid (cvp-309 Grand Piano Type)

    Setting Up the Clavinova Music Rest To Raise the Music Rest: CVP-309 grand CVP-309 grand piano type piano type CAUTION 1 Pull the music rest up and toward Do not try to use the music yourself as far as it will go. rest in a half-raised position.

  • Page 17: Using Headphones

    Using Headphones For the longer stay, use the inner recess, and for the shorter stay, use the outer recess to support the lid. Shorter stay Longer stay CAUTION • Make sure that the end of the stay fits securely in the lid recess.

  • Page 18: Changing The Display Language, Display Settings

    Changing the Display Language Changing the Display Language This determines the language used in the display for messages, file names, and character input. Call up the operation display. [FUNCTION] → [I] UTILITY → TAB[ √ ][ ® ] OWNER Press the [4 π †...

  • Page 19: Adjusting The Brightness Of The Display

    Display Settings Adjusting the Brightness of the Display Adjust the brightness of the display. Call up the operation display. [FUNCTION] → [I] UTILITY → TAB[ √ ][ ® ] CONFIG 2 Press the [2 π † ] button to adjust the brightness of the display. π...

  • Page 20: Entering The Owner Name In The Opening Display

    Display Settings After selecting, press the [DIRECT ACCESS] button then press the [EXIT] button to return to the Main display. The newly selected picture is shown as the background of the Main display. The explanation about picture Importing a favorite picture for the Main display background compatibility at right applies Even though a variety of pictures are available on the Preset drive, you can also to the background of the...

  • Page 21: Handling The Floppy Disk Drive (fdd) And Floppy Disks

    62. Keep in mind that all data on the disk once a month. Ask your Yamaha dealer about the avail- will be lost after formatting. Make sure to check before- ability of proper headcleaning disks.

  • Page 22: Formatting Smartmedia Cards

    Handling SmartMedia *Memory Cards *SmartMedia is a trademark of Toshiba Corporation. CAUTION Never attempt to remove the SmartMedia card or turn This instrument features a built-in SmartMedia card slot (on the power off during accessing. Doing so can damage the the front panel).

  • Page 23: Playing The Demos

    Quick Guide Playing the Demos The Demos are more than just songs—they also provide helpful, easy-to-understand introductions to the features, functions and operations of the instrument. In a way, the Demos are an interactive “mini-man- ual”—complete with sound demonstrations and text showing what it can do for you. DEMO Select the desired Language.

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    Showing Specific Demo Topics Press the [7π π π π † † † † ]/[8π π π π † † † † ] buttons in the Demo display to call up the specific Demo menu. Press one of the [A]–[I] buttons to show a specific Demo. To return back to the previous display, press the [J] button.

  • Page 25: Operations In The Basic Displays, Operation Of The Main Display

    Operations in the Basic Displays To start with, you should know a little about the basic displays that appear in the Quick Guide. There are three basic displays: Main display ➤ See below. File selection display ➤ See below. Function display ➤ page 26 Operation of the Main Display The Main display shows the basic settings and important information for the instrument (It is the same display that...

  • Page 26: Operation Of The Function Display

    Press the [SONG SELECT] button to call up the Song Selection display. Press the TAB [ √ ]/[ ® ] buttons to select the desired drive (PRESET/USER/CARD). About PRESET/USER/CARD PRESET ....Internal memory to which the preprogrammed data are installed as preset data. USER ....

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    Press the [D] button to select the category CONTROLLER. When the selected category is further divided into sub-categories, the tab(s) will be shown in the display. Press the TAB [ ® ] button to select the KEYBOARD/PANEL tab. When the setting is further divided into additional settings, a list will be shown in the display.

  • Page 28: Playing Voices, Playing The Piano Voice

    Playing Voices The Clavinova features a variety of Voices, including exceptionally realistic piano Voices. VOICE buttons (page 31) METRONOME ORGAN FLUTES [ON/OFF] button (page 30) PIANO [PIANO] button (see below) Playing the Piano Voice Here, we’ll call up and play the piano voice. You can play the piano voice using the pedals or metronome. One-touch Piano Play This convenient, easy-to-use feature completely and automatically reconfigures the entire CVP for optimum piano per- formance.

  • Page 29: Using The Pedals

    Setting the touch sensitivity of the keyboard You can adjust the touch response of the instrument (how the sound responds to the way you play the keys). The touch sensitivity type becomes the common setting for all Voices. Call up the operation display: [FUNCTION] →...

  • Page 30: Using The Metronome, Adjusting The Metronome Tempo

    ● 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 (page 186). Making Settings for the Pedals You can assign one of the various functions to the three pedals or an optional foot controller/footswitch, doing things...

  • Page 31: Playing Various Voices

    Set the parameters by pressing the [2 π † ]–[7 π † ] π † π π † † π † π π † † buttons. Determines the level of the metronome VOLUME sound. SOUND Determines which sound is used for the met- ronome.

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    Press one of the [A]–[J] buttons to select the desired Voice. n You can instantly jump back to the Main display by “double-clicking” on one of the [A]–[J] buttons. Play the keyboard. n Restoring the Piano settings Press the piano-shaped [PIANO] button. Recalling your favorite Voices easily The CVP has a huge amount of high-quality Voices, covering an exceptionally broad range of instrument sounds—...

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    Selecting sound effects You can play individual sound effects, such as bird chirps and ocean sounds from the keyboard. The sound effects are categorized as “GM&XG”/“GM2.” Press the PART SELECT [RIGHT 1] button to call up the Voice selection display. Press the [8π] (UP) button to call up the Voice categories.

  • Page 34: Practicing With The Preset Songs, Playing Back Songs Before Practicing

    Practicing with the Preset Songs SONG SCORE KARAOKE SELECT n Song On the Clavinova, performance data is called a “Song.” Playing Back Songs Before Practicing Clavinova includes not only the preset demo Songs, but also many preset Songs. This section covers basic information on playing back the preset Songs or Songs in a SmartMedia card.

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    Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button to start playback. PLAY/ STOP PAUSE Press the SONG [STOP] button to stop playback. PLAY/ STOP PAUSE Playing a Song from SmartMedia card CAUTION Make sure to read page 22 for information on how to handle SmartMedia cards and the card slot. Hold the SmartMedia card so that the connector section (gold) of the card is facing downward and forward, towards the card slot.

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    Boost the volume of the part to be practiced On the CVP, a single Song can contain separate data for up to sixteen MIDI channels. Specify the channel for practic- ing and increase the playback volume for the channel. Select a Song. The method for selecting a Song is the same as “Playing a preset Song (page 34)” or “Playing a Song from SmartMedia card (page 35).”...

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    Displaying Music Notation (Score) You can view the music notation of the selected Song. We suggest that you read through the music notation before starting to practice. n • The Clavinova can display the music notation of commercially-available music data or your recorded Songs. •...

  • Page 38: One-handed Practice With The Guide Lamps

    Set the detailed parameters of the view type as desired. Press the [8 π † ] (SETUP) button to call up the detailed setting display. π † π † π † Press the [1 π † ]–[6 π † ] buttons to set the view type. π...

  • Page 39: Adjusting The Tempo

    Press the [TRACK 1 (R)] button to mute the right-hand part. The indicator of the [TRACK 1 (R)] button goes out. You can now play that part by yourself. Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button to start playback. Practice the muted part using the guide lamps. n Adjusting the tempo 1 Press the TEMPO [–]/[+] button to call up the Tempo display.

  • Page 40: Practicing With The Repeat Playback Function

    Practicing the Left-hand Part (TRACK 2) Using the Guide Lamps Follow the same steps as in “Practice the Right-hand Part (TRACK 1) Using the Guide Lamps” on page 38. Press the [TRACK 2] button to mute the left-hand part. The indicator of the [TRACK 2 (L)] button goes out. You can now play that part by yourself. Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button to start playback and practice the muted part using the guide lamps.

  • Page 41: Recording Your Performance

    Other Methods for Specifying the A–B Repeat Range ● Specifying the repeat range while Songs are stopped Press the [FF] button to advance to the Point A location. Press the [REPEAT] button to specify Point A. Press the [FF] button to advance to the Point B location. Press the [REPEAT] button again to specify Point B.

  • Page 42: Playing Backing Parts With The Performance Assistant Technology

    Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button to play back the recorded performance. PLAY/ STOP PAUSE Save the recorded performance. Press the [SONG SELECT] button to call up the Song selection display. Press the TAB [ √ ]/[ ® ] buttons to select the appropriate tab (USER, CARD, etc.) to which you want to save the data.

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    Press the [PERFORMANCE ASSISTANT] button to turn the feature on. SONG SCORE KARAOKE SELECT Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button to start playback. PLAY/ STOP PAUSE Play the keyboard. The instrument automatically matches your performance on the keyboard to the Song playback and chords, no matter what keys you play.

  • Page 44: Playing Accompaniment With The Auto Accompaniment Feature (style Playback)

    Playing Accompaniment with the Auto Accom- paniment Feature (Style Playback) The Auto Accompaniment features let you produce automatic accompaniment playback simply by playing “chords” with your left hand. This lets you automatically recreate the sound of a full band or orchestra— even if you’re playing by yourself.

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    Press the [STYLE SELECT] button to call up the Style selection display. STYLE SELECT 3, 4 3, 4 Press the TAB [ √ ] button to select the PRESET tab. n The Style type and its defining characteristics are indicated above the Preset Style name. For details on the characteris- tics, see page 101.

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    Automatically play an appropriate ending by pressing the [ENDING] button, at the point in the score indicated by “Ending.” When Ending playback is finished, the Style automatically stops. n • About the various Styles Refer to the Style List in the separate Data List booklet. •...

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    During Style Playback STYLE SELECT ● Main This is used for playing the main part of the Song. It plays an accompaniment pattern of several measures, and repeats indefinitely. Each preset Style features four different patterns. Press one of the MAIN [A]–[D] buttons during Style playback. ●...

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    • Fixing the section pattern to either Intro or Main (Section Set) For example, you can set this function to Intro to conveniently have an Intro play automatically whenever you select a Style (page 105). About the section button (INTRO/MAIN/ENDING, etc.) lamps •...

  • Page 49

    Checking How to Play Chords with the Guide Lamps For Songs containing chord data, you can have the individual notes of the chords indicated with the Guide lamps on the instrument. Select a Song (page 34). Press the [FUNCTION] button and press the [B] button to call up the Song Setting dis- play, and make sure that the GUIDE MODE is set to “Follow Lights.”...

  • Page 50: Music Finder

    Helpful hints for using One Touch Setting ● Automatically changing One Touch Settings with the Main sections (OTS Link) The convenient OTS (One Touch Setting) Link function lets you automatically have One Touch Settings change when you select a different Main section (A–D).To use the OTS Link function, press the [OTS LINK] button. n Setting the timing for OTS changes The One Touch Settings can be set to change with the sections in one of two different timings (page 105).

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    Press the TAB [ √ ] button to select the ALL tab. The ALL tab contains the preset records. Select the desired record by using the following four search categories. To select a record, press the [2 π † ]/[3 π †...

  • Page 52: Singing Along With Song Playback (karaoke Or Your Own Performance, Connecting A Microphone

    Singing Along with Song Playback (Karaoke) or Your Own Performance Connect a microphone to the CVP and sing along with Song playback (Karaoke) or your own performance. The lyrics can be displayed when the Song contains lyric data. Sing with the microphone as you read the lyr- ics shown in the display.

  • Page 53: Singing With The Lyrics Display, Convenient Functions For Karaoke

    Singing with the Lyrics Display Try singing while playing back a Song containing lyric data Select a Song (page 34). Press the [KARAOKE] button to display the lyrics. Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button to start playback. Sing while following along with the lyrics on the display. The color of the lyrics changes as the Song plays. Press the SONG [STOP] button to stop playback.

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    To close the Transpose display, press the [EXIT] button. Applying Effects to Your Voice You can also apply various effects to your voice. Press the [MIC SETTING/VOCAL HARMONY] button to call up the Mic Setting display. Press the [4 π †...

  • Page 55: Convenient Functions For Singing Along With Your Own Performance

    Press the [H] button to call up the Vocal Harmony selection display. Press one of the [A]–[J] buttons to select a Vocal Harmony type. For details on the Vocal Harmony types, refer to the separate Data List. Press the [ACMP ON/OFF] button to turn on Auto Accompaniment. Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button and sing into the microphone.

  • Page 56

    ●KEYBOARD Transpose pitch of the keyboard played Voices and Style playback (controlled by what you play in the chord section of the keyboard). ●SONG Transposes the pitch of Song playback. ●MASTER Transpose the overall pitch of the CVP. Press the TRANSPOSE [–]/[+] button to transpose. You can set the value in semitone steps.

  • Page 57: Trying Out The Basic Features (help), The Messages Shown In The Display

    Basic Operation Trying Out the Basic Features (Help) The Help function introduces some of the basic features of the instrument. Try them out, following the directions shown in the Help display. Press the [HELP] button to call up the Help display. The language selected here is also used for various “Mes- sages”...

  • Page 58: Instant Selection Of The Displays Direct Access

    Instant Selection of the Displays—Direct Access Instant Selection of the Displays— Direct Access With the convenient Direct Access function, you can instantly call up the desired display—with just a single additional button press. Press the [DIRECT ACCESS] button. A message appears in the display prompting you to press the appropriate button.

  • Page 59: Basic Displays (main Display And File Selection Display), Main Display

    Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) There are two basic display types – Main and Selection. Here are explanations of each display segment and its basic operation. Main Display The Main display shows the current basic settings of the instrument such as the cur- rently selected Voice and Style, allowing you to see them at a single glance.

  • Page 60

    Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) File Selection Display Configuration and Basic Operation The File Selection display appears when you press one of the buttons shown below. From here you can select Voices, Styles, and other data. VOICE category selection buttons SONG SELECT button STYLE SELECT...

  • Page 61

    Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) File Selection Display Basic Operation Select the tab containing the desired file by using the TAB [ √ ]/[ ® ] buttons. Select the page containing the desired file by using the [1 π π...

  • Page 62: File/folder Operations In The File Selection Display

    Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) File/Folder Operations in the File Selection Display • Saving Files ..................... page 63 • Copying Files/Folders (Copy & Paste)............page 64 • Moving Files (Cut & Paste)............... page 65 • Deleting Files/Folders ................page 65 •...

  • Page 63: Saving Files

    Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) Saving Files This operation lets you save your original data (such as Songs and Voices you’ve Internal memory (User tab created) to a file. displays) capacity The internal memory capacity of After you’ve created a Song or Voice in the relevant SONG CREATOR the instrument is about 3.3MB.

  • Page 64

    Smart- Media cards and hard disk. Prot. 2 Orig Indicates Yamaha-protection-formatted Songs. These cannot be copied. These can be moved/saved only to the USER tab display and SmartMedia cards with ID. Prot. 2 Edit Indicates edited “Prot.

  • Page 65: Deleting Files/folders

    Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) Moving Files (Cut & Paste) This operation lets you cut a file and paste it to another location (folder). Call up the display containing the file you want to move. Press the [2 † †...

  • Page 66

    Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) Press the [7 † ] (OK) button to confirm the file/folder selection. To cancel the Delete operation, press the [8 † ] (CANCEL) button. Follow the on-display instructions. YES ......Delete the file/folder Deleting all data in a Smart- Media card at once YES ALL ....Delete all selected files/folders...

  • Page 67: Creating A New Folder

    Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) Creating a New Folder This operation lets you create new folders. Folders can be created, named and organized as desired, making it easier to find and select your original data. Call up the page of the File Selection display for which you wish to A new folder cannot be made in create a new folder.

  • Page 68

    Basic Displays (Main Display and File Selection Display) Press the [2 π † ]–[6 π † ] and [7 π π ] buttons, corresponding to the π π π † † † π † π π † † π π character you wish to enter.

  • Page 69: Restoring The Factory-programmed Settings, Restoring The Factory-programmed System, Restoring The Factory-programmed Settings Independently By Item

    Restoring the Factory-programmed Settings Restoring the Factory-programmed Settings Restoring the Factory-programmed System The operation of restoring the factory-programmed settings While holding the C7 key (right-most key on the keyboard), turn the [POWER] but- does not affect the Internet Set- ton ON. tings.

  • Page 70: Saving And Recalling Your Original Settings As A Single File

    Restoring the Factory-programmed Settings Checkmark the box of the item to be reset to the factory pro- grammed settings by pressing the [4 π † ] button. π † π π † † Press the [D] button to execute the Factory Reset operation for all checkmarked items.

  • Page 71: Data Backup

    † ] (COPY) button to copy the † † file/folder. For maximum data security Yamaha recommends The pop-up window for the Copy operation that you copy or save your important data to separate appears at the bottom of the display.

  • Page 72: Using, Creating And Editing Voices, Voice Characteristics

    These rich and luscious Voices are comprised mostly of keyboard instru- ment sounds and are especially intended for playing piano and other keyboard parts. They also take full advantage of Yamaha’s advanced sampling technology such as Stereo Sampling, Dynamic Sampling, Sus- tain Sampling, and Key-off Sampling.

  • Page 73: Playing Different Voices Simultaneously, Keyboard Parts (right 1, Right 2, Left)

    Playing Different Voices Simultaneously Playing Different Voices Simulta- neously The Clavinova keyboard features various functions and performance conveniences that are simply unavailable on an acoustic instrument. It allows you to play several different Voices together in a layer, or play one Voice with your left hand while you play a different Voice (or even two layered Voices!) with your right.

  • Page 74

    Playing Different Voices Simultaneously Playing Two Voices Simultaneously (Right 1 and 2 Parts) You can play two Voices simultaneously with the Right 1 and 2 parts. Make sure the PART ON/OFF [RIGHT 1] button is turned on. For the selected part, √ mark appears at the right of the Voice Press the PART ON/OFF [RIGHT 2] button to turn it on.

  • Page 75: Playing Different Voices With The Left And Right Hands (right 1 And Left Parts)

    Playing Different Voices Simultaneously Playing Different Voices with the Left and Right Hands (Right 1 and Left Parts) You can play different Voices with the Left and Right Hands (Right 1 and Left parts). Make sure the PART ON/OFF [RIGHT 1] button is turned on. For the selected part, a √...

  • Page 76: Enhancing The Acoustic Realism Of The Sound (iafc)

    Depth speaker is blocked. This section describes how to adjust various iAFC settings, such as selecting the iAFC uses Yamaha’s EMR (Elec- iAFC type and adjusting the depth. tronic Microphone Rotator) tech- nology to ensure stability against There are three iAFC types as shown below.

  • Page 77: Calibrating The Iafc Settings

    Enhancing the Acoustic Realism of the Sound (iAFC) • NATURAL SOUND BOARD This enhances the acoustic realism of the sound by recreating the reso- nance characteristics of acoustic instruments. When used on a grand piano sound, it produces a more natural-sounding piano. The sound of the instrument itself is picked up by a microphone, and processed to create a virtual soundboard.

  • Page 78: Changing Pitch, Transpose, Fine-tuning The Pitch Of The Entire Instrument, Scale Tuning

    Changing Pitch Changing Pitch Transpose Transpose the pitch of the keyboard up or down (in semitones). • Transposing during performance You can easily set the desired transposition of the overall sound of the instru- ment by pressing the TRANSPOSE [–]/[+] buttons. •...

  • Page 79

    Changing Pitch Change the following settings as necessary. • Tuning the individual notes of the keyboard (TUNE) Press the [3 π † ] button to select the note for tuning. π † π π † † Cent: Use the [4 π †...

  • Page 80: Adding Effects To Voices Played On The Keyboard

    Adding Effects to Voices Played on the Keyboard Adding Effects to Voices Played on the Keyboard The CVP features a sophisticated multi-processor effect system which can add extraordinary depth and expression to your sound. Select the desired part for which you want to add effects by pressing one of the PART SELECT buttons.

  • Page 81

    Adding Effects to Voices Played on the Keyboard Harmony/Echo Types The Harmony/Echo types are divided into the following groups, depending on the particular effect applied. Harmony Types These types apply the harmony effect to notes played in the right-hand section of the key- board according to the chord specified in the left-hand sec- tion of the keyboard.

  • Page 82: Basic Procedure

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) Harmony/Echo Settings VOLUME This parameter is available for all types with the exception of “Multi Assign.” It determines the level of the harmony/echo notes generated by the Harmony/Echo effect. SPEED This parameter is only available when Echo, Tremolo, or Trill is selected in Type above.

  • Page 83

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) Press the [MIXING CONSOLE] button repeatedly to call up the MIX- About Parts See below. ING CONSOLE display for the relevant parts. The MIXING CONSOLE displays actually consist of several different part displays. The part name is indicated at the top of the display. The various MIXING CONSOLE displays alternate among the following: PANEL PART display →...

  • Page 84

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) Adjustable Items (parameters) in the MIXING CONSOLE Dis- plays The following explanations cover the available items (parameters) in the MIXING CONSOLE displays. VOL/VOICE See page 85. • The RHY1 channel in the SONG AUTO REVOICE STYLE PART display cannot be VOICE...

  • Page 85: Song Auto Revoice

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) EQ (Equalizer) TYPE Select the desired EQ type to suit the type of music and the per- formance environment (page 89). This affects the overall sound of the CVP. EDIT For editing the EQ (page 89). EQ HIGH Determines the center frequency of the high EQ band that is attenuated/boosted for each part.

  • Page 86: Effect Type

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) Press the [8 π π ] (OK) button to apply your Revoice settings. π π To cancel the Revoice operation, press the [8 † ] (CANCEL) button. In the VOL/VOICE tab display, press the [F] button to set SONG AUTO REVOICE to ON.

  • Page 87

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) Effect Block Effect-applicable parts Effect characteristics REVERB All parts Reproduces the warm ambience of playing in a concert hall or jazz club. CHORUS All parts Produces a rich “fat” sound as if several parts are being played simultaneously.

  • Page 88

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) Re-selecting the Effect block, category and type Use the [1 π† ]–[3 π† ] but- tons. The re-selected effect con- figuration is displayed at the upper left side box in the display. Select one of the parameters you want to edit by using the [4 π...

  • Page 89

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) EQ (Equalizer) Equalizer (also called “EQ”) is a sound processor that divides the frequency spec- trum into multiple bands that can be boosted or cut as required to tailor the overall frequency response. Usually an equalizer is used to correct the sound from speak- ers to match the special character of the room.

  • Page 90

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) Use the [A]/[B] buttons to select a preset EQ type. Use the [3 π † ]–[7 π † ] buttons to boost or cut each of the five π π π † †...

  • Page 91: Master Compressor

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) Master Compressor Compressor is an effect commonly used to limit and compress the dynamics (soft- ness/loudness) of an audio signal. For signals that vary widely in dynamics, such as vocals and guitar parts, it “squeezes” the dynamic range, effectively making soft sounds louder and loud sounds softer.

  • Page 92

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance (MIXING CONSOLE) ■ Editing and Saving the selected Master Compressor Use the [1 π † ]/[2 π † ] buttons to select the frequency curve for the π π π † † † π † π...

  • Page 93: Voice Creating (sound Creator), Basic Procedure

    Voice Creating (Sound Creator) Voice Creating (Sound Creator) Editing the ORGAN FLUTES Voices The editing method is different The Clavinova has a Sound Creator feature that allows you to create your own for the ORGAN FLUTES Voices Voices by editing some parameters of the existing Voices. Once you’ve created a compared to other Voices.

  • Page 94

    Voice Creating (Sound Creator) Editable Parameters in the SOUND CREATOR Displays The following covers in detail the editable parameters that are set in the displays The available parameters differ depending on the Voice. explained in step 3 of the “Basic Procedure” on page 93. The Sound Creator parameters are organized into five different displays.

  • Page 95

    Voice Creating (Sound Creator) 2. LEFT PEDAL This allows you to select the function to be assigned to the left pedal. FUNCTION Selects the function to be assigned to the left pedal. For details on the pedal functions, see page 186. [2 π...

  • Page 96

    Voice Creating (Sound Creator) ● EG The EG (Envelope Generator) settings determine how the level of the sound changes in time. This lets you reproduce many sound characteristics of natural acoustic instruments—such as the quick attack and decay of percussion sounds, or the long release of a sustained piano tone.

  • Page 97: Creating Your Original Organ Flutes Voices

    Voice Creating (Sound Creator) 2. DSP DSP TYPE Selects the DSP effect category and type. Select a type after select- ing a category. VARIATION Two variations are provided for each DSP type. Here, you can edit the VARIATION on/off status and variation- parameter value setting.

  • Page 98

    Voice Creating (Sound Creator) In the ORGAN FLUTES Voice Selection display, press the [7 π π ] (FOOT- π π AGE) button to call up the SOUND CREATOR [ORGAN FLUTES] dis- play. Use the TAB [ √ ]/[ ® ] buttons to call up the relevant setting display. For information on the available parameters, see the “Editable Parameters in the SOUND CREATOR [ORGAN FLUTES] displays”...

  • Page 99

    Voice Creating (Sound Creator) Editable Parameters in the SOUND CREATOR [ORGAN FLUTES] displays The following covers in detail the editable parameters that are set in the displays explained in step 3 of the “Basic Procedure” on page 97. The Organ Flutes param- eters are organized into three different pages.

  • Page 100

    Voice Creating (Sound Creator) EFFECT/EQ Same parameters as in the SOUND CREATOR “EFFECT/EQ” tab display explained on page 96. Disabling automatic selection of Voice Sets (effects, etc.) Each Voice is linked to its related parameter settings that are indicated in the SOUND CREATOR displays, including effects and EQ.

  • Page 101: Auto Accompaniment Styles, Style Characteristics, Selecting A Chord Fingering Type

    Using, Creating and Editing the Auto Accompaniment Styles Reference to Quick Guide pages Playing “Mary Had a Little Lamb” with the Auto Accompaniment Feature ..............page 44 Pattern Variation ..............page 46 Learning How to Play (Indicate) Chords for Style Playback ..page 48 Appropriate Panel Settings for the Selected Style (One Touch Setting) ..............

  • Page 102: Playing Only The Rhythm Channels Of A Style

    Playing Only the Rhythm Channels of a Style SINGLE FINGER Makes it simple to produce For a major chord, orchestrated accompani- press the root key only. ment using major, seventh, minor and minor-seventh chords by pressing a mini- For a minor chord, simultaneously press the root mum number of keys on the key and a black key to its left.

  • Page 103

    Playing Only the Rhythm Channels of a Style Turning channels of the Style on/off A Style contains eight channels: RHY1 (Rhythm 1) – PHR2 (Phrase 2). You can add variations and change the feeling of a Style by selectively turning channels on/off as the Style plays.

  • Page 104: Style Playback-related Settings

    Style Playback-related Settings Style Playback-related Settings The CVP has a variety of Style playback functions, including Split Point and many others—which can be accessed in the display below. Call up the operation display. [FUNCTION] → [C] STYLE SETTING/SPLIT POINT/CHORD FINGERING → TAB[ √...

  • Page 105

    Style Playback-related Settings • Stop Accompaniment When [ACMP ON/OFF] is turned on and [SYNC START] is off, you can play chords in the chord section of the keyboard with the Style stopped, and still hear the accompaniment chord. In this condition—called “Stop Accompaniment”— any valid chord fingerings are recognized and the chord root/type are shown in the display.

  • Page 106: Editing The Volume And Tonal Balance Of The Style (mixing Console), Convenient Music Finder Feature

    Editing the Volume and Tonal Balance of the Style (MIXING CONSOLE) Editing the Volume and Tonal Bal- ance of the Style (MIXING CONSOLE) You can set various mixing-related parameters of the Style. (See “Adjustable items (parameters) in the MIXING CONSOLE display” on page 84.) Call up the “STYLE PART”...

  • Page 107: Creating A Set Of Favorite Records

    Convenient Music Finder feature • Search by song title or music genre (MUSIC) or keyword 1 Press the [A] (MUSIC)/[B](KEYWORD) button to call up the character Entering several different key- entry display. words 2 Enter the song title or music genre, or the keyword (page 67). You can search several different keywords simultaneously by inserting a separator (comma)

  • Page 108: Editing Records

    Convenient Music Finder feature Press the [H] (ADD TO FAVORITE) button to add the selected record to the FAVORITE display. Call up the FAVORITE display by using the TAB [ √ ][ ® ] buttons, and check to see if the record has been added. Deleting Records from the FAVORITE Display Select the record you want to delete from the FAVORITE display.

  • Page 109: Saving The Record

    Convenient Music Finder feature • Editing the song name/keyword/Style name Input each item in the same way as done in the Search display (page 107). • Changing the Tempo Press the [1 π† ] (TEMPO) button. • Memorizing the Section (Intro/Main/Ending) Use the [2 π†...

  • Page 110

    Convenient Music Finder feature Calling up Music Finder Records Saved to USER/CARD To call up the Music Finder records you’ve saved to USER/CARD, follow the instructions below. 1 Call up the operation display. [FUNCTION] → [I] UTILITY → TAB [ √ ][ ® ] SYSTEM RESET 2 Press the [I](MUSIC FINDER) button to call up the Music Finder USER/CARD tab display.

  • Page 111: Style Creator, Style Structure, Creating A Style

    Style Creator Style Creator You can create your own Styles—recording them by yourself or by combining the internal Style data. The created Styles can be edited. Style Structure Styles are made up of fifteen different sections and each section has eight separate channels.

  • Page 112

    Style Creator Realtime Recording (BASIC) Create a single Style by recording the individual channels one-by-one, using real- time recording. Realtime Recording Characteristics • Loop Recording Style playback repeats the rhythm patterns of several measures in a “loop,” and Style recording is also done using loops. For example, if you start recording with a two-measure main section, the two measures are repeatedly recorded.

  • Page 113

    Style Creator To cancel the selection, press the appropriate numbered button [1 † † ]–[8 † † ] † † † † again. Call up the Voice Selection display by using the [1 π π ]–[8 π π ] buttons π...

  • Page 114

    Style Creator Use the [5 π † ]/[6 π † ] buttons to determine the length (number of π π π † † † π † π π † † measures) of the selected section. Actually enter the specified length for the selected section by pressing the [D] (EXECUTE) button.

  • Page 115

    Style Creator Step Recording (EDIT) The explanation here applies when selecting the EDIT tab in step 4 of “Realtime Recording” (page 112). In the EDIT display, you can record notes with absolutely precise timing. This Step Recording procedure is essentially the same as that for Song Recording (page 115), with the exception of the points listed below: •...

  • Page 116

    Style Creator Style Assembly (ASSEMBLY) Style Assembly allows you to create a single Style by mixing the various patterns (channels) from existing internal Styles. Select the basic Style, then call up the display for Style Assembly. The operation steps are the same as steps 1–4 in “Realtime recording” (page 112).

  • Page 117: Editing The Created Style

    Style Creator Playing the Style During Style Assembly While you are assembling a Style, you can play back the Style and select the method of playback. Use the [6 π† ]/[7 π† ] (PLAY TYPE) buttons in the Style Assembly display to select the playback method. •...

  • Page 118

    Style Creator Changing the Rhythmic Feel (GROOVE) The explanation here applies when you select the GROOVE tab in step 4 of “Basic Operation for Editing Styles” (page 117). Press the [A]/[B] button to select the edit menu (page 119). Use the [1 π †...

  • Page 119

    Style Creator ■ GROOVE This lets you add swing to the music or change the “feel” of the beat by making subtle shifts in the timing (clock) of the Style. The Groove settings are applied to all channels of the selected Style. ORIGINAL BEAT Specifies the beats to which Groove timing is to be applied.

  • Page 120

    Style Creator Editing Data for Each Channel (CHANNEL) The explanation here applies when you select the CHANNEL tab in step 4 of “Basic Operation for Editing Styles” (page 117). Press the [A]/[B] button to select the edit menu (see below). Use the [1 π...

  • Page 121

    Making Style File Format Settings (PARAMETER) Special Parameter Settings Based on Style File Format Editing of Style File Format data The Style File Format (SFF) combines all of Yamaha’s auto is related only to note conver- Source Pattern accompaniment (Style playback) know-how into a single sion.

  • Page 122

    Style Creator Use the [1 π † ]/[2 π † ] (CHANNEL) buttons to select the channel to π † π π † † π π π † † † be edited. CAUTION The selected channel is shown at the upper left of the display. The edited Style will be lost if you change to another Style or you turn the power off...

  • Page 123

    Style Creator ■ NTT (Note Transposition Table) This sets the note transposition table for the source pattern. When NTR is set to ROOT FIXED, the transposition table used does not BYPASS do any note conversion. When NTR is set to ROOT TRANS, the table used only converts the root note.

  • Page 124

    Style Creator ■ HIGH KEY This sets the highest key (upper octave limit) of the note transposition for the chord root change. Any notes calculated to be higher than the highest key are transposed down to the next lowest octave. This setting is available only when the NTR param- eter (page 122) is set to “Root Trans.”...

  • Page 125: Registering And Saving Custom Panel Setups

    Registering and Recalling Custom Panel Setups —Registration Memory The Registration Memory function allows you to save (or “register”) virtually all panel settings to a Registration Memory button, and then instantly recall your cus- tom panel settings by pressing a single button. The registered settings for eight Reg- istration Memory buttons should be saved as a single Bank (file).

  • Page 126: Recalling The Registered Panel Setups

    Recalling the Registered Panel Setups Saving the Registered Panel Setups You can save all the eight registered panel setups as a single Registration Memory Bank file. Bank 4 Bank 3 Bank 2 Bank 1 Press the REGISTRATION MEMORY [REGIST. BANK] button to call up the REGISTRATION BANK Selection Display.

  • Page 127: Deleting An Unneeded Panel Setup/naming A Panel Setup

    Recalling the Registered Panel Setups Deleting an Unneeded Panel Setup/Naming a Panel Setup The panel setups can be deleted or named individually as desired. Press the REGISTRATION MEMORY [REGIST. BANK] button to call up the REGISTRATION BANK Selection Display. Press one of the [A]–[J] buttons to select a bank to be edited. Press the [8 †...

  • Page 128: Calling Up Registration Memory Numbers In Order—registration Sequence

    Recalling the Registered Panel Setups Press the [2 π † ]–[7 π † ] buttons to select items. π π π † † † π † π π † † CAUTION Enter checkmarks for the items to be “Frozen” (i.e., to remain Settings in the REGISTRATION FREEZE display are automati- unchanged), by pressing the [8 π...

  • Page 129

    Recalling the Registered Panel Setups Press one of the REGISTRATION MEMORY [1]–[8] button on the panel, then press the [6 π † ] (INSERT) button to input the number. π π π † † † • Replacing the number Press the [5 π† ] (REPLACE) button to replace the number at the cursor position with the currently selected Registration Memory number.

  • Page 130: Using, Creating And Editing Songs, Compatible Song Types

    Commercially Available Song Data (FDD) and Floppy Disks” on page 21. Song data downloaded from the Yamaha Web site and commercially available Disk Songs are available when you connect the optional floppy disk drive to the instru- Commercially available music ment.

  • Page 131: Operations For Song Playback

    Operations for Song Playback Operations for Song Playback This section explains detailed operations and functions related to Song playback which are not covered in the “Quick Guide.” ■ Starting/Stopping a Song Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button to start Song playback, and press the SONG [STOP] button to stop.

  • Page 132

    Operations for Song Playback ■ Top/Pause/Rewind/Fast Forward Moving to the top position of the Song Press the SONG [STOP] button, regardless of whether the Song is stopped or play- ing back. Pausing the Song Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button during Song playback. Press the SONG [PLAY/PAUSE] button again and the Song will resume from the current position.

  • Page 133: Song Playback

    Operations for Song Playback ■ Queuing the Next Playback Song While a Song is playing back, you can queue up the next Song for playback. This is Parameter Lock convenient for chaining it to the next Song smoothly during stage performance. You can “lock”...

  • Page 134: Adjusting The Volume Balance And Voice Combination, Etc. (mixing Console)

    Adjusting the Volume Balance and Voice Combination, etc. (MIXING CONSOLE) Reading Song data automatically when inserting a SmartMe- dia card You can have the instrument automatically call up the first Song (not con- tained in a folder) on a SmartMedia card, as soon as the card is inserted in the Card slot.

  • Page 135: Using The Practice Function (guide), Selecting The Guide Function Type

    Using the Practice Function (Guide) Changing Voices 1–4 The operation steps are the same as in the “Adjusting the Volume Balance of Each Channel” (see page 134). Press the [H] button to select the “VOICE”. Press one of the [1 π †...

  • Page 136

    Using the Practice Function (Guide) For Keyboard Performance Follow lights With this function, the keyboard guide lamps indicate which notes you should play (page 38). Song playback pauses and waits for you to play. When you play the cor- rect notes, Song playback continues. Any key With this function, you can play the melody of a Song just by pressing a single key (any key is OK) in time with the rhythm.

  • Page 137: Recording Methods, Recording Your Performance

    Recording Your Performance Turning playback channels of the Song on and off A Song consists of 16 separate channels. You can independently turn each channel of the selected Song playback on or off. Usually, CH 1 is assigned to [TRACK 1] button, CH 2 is assigned to [TRACK 2] button, and CH 3–16 are assigned to the [EXTRA TRACKS] button.

  • Page 138: Quick Recording

    Recording Your Performance Quick Recording This lets you conveniently and quickly record your performance. Press the SONG [REC] and SONG [STOP] buttons simultaneously. A blank Song (“New Song”) is called up for recording. PLAY/ STOP PAUSE Make the desired panel settings for your keyboard performance. Below are some example settings you may want to try.

  • Page 139: Multi Track Recording

    Recording Your Performance Start recording. There are several different ways you can start recording. • Starting by playing the keyboard If you’ve selected the SONG [TRACK 1(R)]/[TRACK 2 (L)] buttons in step 3 Using the metronome above, play in the right-hand section of the keyboard (page 73). If you’ve You can record your perfor- selected the SONG [EXTRA TRACKS (STYLES)] button in step 3 above, mance while playing back the...

  • Page 140

    Recording Your Performance While holding the SONG [REC] button, While holding the SONG [REC] but- Setting all of the 9–16 chan- press the [1 π † ]–[8 π † ] buttons to ton, press the [2 π ] button to set the π...

  • Page 141: Step Recording

    Recording Your Performance Press the [SONG SELECT] button to call up the Song Selection display for saving your data, then save the data in the Song Selection display CAUTION (page 63). The recorded Song data will be lost if you select another Song or turn the power to the About Song channels instrument off without exe-...

  • Page 142

    Recording Your Performance PLAY/ STOP PAUSE Press the [DIGITAL RECORDING] button. Press the [A] button to call up the Song Creator display for recording/ editing a Song. Select the appropriate tab by using the TAB [ √ ][ ® ] buttons. For recording melodies ....

  • Page 143

    Recording Your Performance Recording Melodies This section explains how to step-record notes, using three music score examples. Since the music score displayed on the instrument is generated Example 1 from the recorded MIDI data, it may not appear exactly the same The explanations here apply to step 7 of the section “Basic Operations for Step as shown below.

  • Page 144

    Recording Your Performance Press the [6 π † ] button to enter a quarter-note rest. π π π † † † To enter the rest, use the [4 π † ]–[8 π † ] buttons. (Press the button once to π...

  • Page 145

    Recording Your Performance About items which can be selected via the [G] [H] [I] buttons About velocity in the Step Record display Velocity is determined by how strongly you play the keyboard. [G] button ... Determines the velocity (loudness) of the note to The more strongly you play the be entered.

  • Page 146

    Recording Your Performance Example 2 The explanations here apply to step 7 of the “Basic Operations for Step Recording” on page 142. 2–5 6–8 10–13 14–16 * The numbers shown in the sheet correspond to the following operation step numbers. In this example, keep in mind that one of the steps involves holding down a key on the keyboard while executing the operation.

  • Page 147

    Recording Your Performance Play the keys E3, F3, and A3 in order, according to the notation exam- ple. Press the [G] button to select “ .” Press the [H] button to select “Tenuto.” Press the [I] button to select “dotted.” Press the [5 π...

  • Page 148

    Recording Your Performance Example 3 The explanations here apply to step 7 of the “Basic Operations for Step Recording” on page 142. 1–4 * The numbers shown in the sheet correspond to the following operation step numbers. In this example, keep in mind that one of the steps involves holding down a key on the keyboard while executing the entire operations.

  • Page 149

    Recording Your Performance While holding the C3 and E3 keys on the keyboard, press the [7 π † ] π π π † † † button. Do not release the C3 and E3 keys yet. Keep holding them while executing the following steps.

  • Page 150: Recording Chords

    Recording Your Performance Recording Chords You can record Chords and Sections (Intro, Main, Ending, and so on) one at a time with precise timing. These instructions show how to record chord changes using the Step Record function. The explanations here apply to step 7 of the “Basic Operations for Step Recording” on page 142.

  • Page 151

    Recording Your Performance Press the [6 π † ] button to select the quarter-note length. π † π π † † Play the chords F, and G7 in the chord section of the keyboard. Press the STYLE CONTROL [MAIN VARIATION B] button. Press the [4 π...

  • Page 152: Editing A Recorded Song

    Recording Your Performance Editing a Recorded Song You can edit the Songs you’ve recorded with any recording method—Quick Recording, Multi Track Recording, or Step Recording. Basic Editing Operation Select a Song for editing. Press the [DIGITAL RECORDING] button. Press the [A] button to call up the SONG CREATOR display to record or edit Songs.

  • Page 153

    Recording Your Performance Re-Recording a Specific Section—Punch In/ Out (REC MODE) When re-recording a specific section of an already-recorded Song, use the Punch IN/OUT function. In this method, only the data between the Punch In point and the Punch Out point is overwritten with the newly recorded data. Keep in mind that the notes before and after the Punch In/Out points are not recorded over, although you will hear them play back normally to guide you in the Punch In/Out timing.

  • Page 154

    Recording Your Performance Examples of re-recording with various Punch In/Out settings This instrument features several different ways you use the Punch In/Out function. The illustrations below indicate a variety of situations in which selected measures in an eight-measure phrase are re-recorded. Original data PUNCH IN setting PUNCH OUT setting...

  • Page 155

    Recording Your Performance Press the [I] (SAVE) button to call up the Song Selection display for saving your data, then save the data in the Song Selection display CAUTION (page 63). The recorded Song data will be lost if you select another Song or turn the power to the ■...

  • Page 156

    Recording Your Performance ■ Mixing (merging) the data of the specified two channels (MIX menu) This function lets you mix the data of the two channels and place the results in a different channel. It also lets you copy the data from one channel to another. SOURCE 1 Selects the channel (1–16) to be mixed.

  • Page 157

    Recording Your Performance 4 Press the [D] (EXECUTE) button to execute the SETUP recording oper- ation. 5 Press the [I] (SAVE) button to call up the Song Selection display for saving your data, then save the data in the Song Selection display (page 63). CAUTION The recorded Song data will be lost if you select another...

  • Page 158

    Recording Your Performance About the events shown in the display About Clock A unit of note resolution. The Quantize size is the number of clocks per quarter note. On the Clavinova, one clock is equal to 1/1920th of a quarter note. 001 : 1 : 1440 Example Clock...

  • Page 159

    Recording Your Performance Displaying Specific Types of Events (FILTER) In the edit displays various types of events are shown. It may sometimes be difficult to pinpoint the ones you want to edit. This is where the Filter function comes in handy.

  • Page 160

    Recording Your Performance Editing Lyrics (LYRICS) The explanations here apply to the LYRICS tab display in step 4 of the Basic Editing Operation on page 152. From this display, you can edit the recorded Lyrics events. The operations here are basically the same as in the section “Editing Note or Chord Events”...

  • Page 161: Using A Microphone, Editing Vocal Harmony Parameters

    Using a Microphone Reference to Quick Guide pages Singing Along with Song Playback (Karaoke) or Your Own Performance.................. page 52 Connecting a Microphone............page 52 Singing with the Lyrics Display ...........page 53 Convenient Functions for Karaoke ..........page 53 Adjusting the tempo ..............page 30 Transpose ................

  • Page 162

    Editing Vocal Harmony Parameters Press one of the [A]–[J] buttons to select a Vocal Harmony type to be edited. Press the [8 † † ] (EDIT) button to call up the VOCAL HARMONY EDIT † † display. If you want to re-select the Vocal Harmony type, use the [1 π †...

  • Page 163

    Editing Vocal Harmony Parameters Editable Parameters in the VOCAL HARMONY EDIT Display VOCODER TYPE Determines how the harmony notes are applied to the micro- phone sound when the Harmony mode (page 167) is set to “VOCODER.” CHORDAL TYPE Determines how the harmony notes are applied to the micro- phone sound when the Harmony mode (page 167) is set to “CHORDAL.”...

  • Page 164: Adjusting The Microphone And Harmony Sound

    Adjusting the Microphone and Harmony Sound HARMONY1/2/3 VOLUME Sets the volume of the first (lowest), second, and third (highest) harmony notes. HARMONY1/2/3 PAN Specifies the stereo (pan) position of the first (lowest), second, and third (highest) harmony notes. Random The stereo position of the sound will change randomly when- ever the keyboard is played.

  • Page 165

    Adjusting the Microphone and Harmony Sound Press the TAB [ √ ] button to select the OVERALL SETTING tab display. Use the [A]–[J] buttons to select the item (parameter) (see below) to be adjusted. Use the [1 π † ]–[8 π †...

  • Page 166

    Adjusting the Microphone and Harmony Sound ■ COMPRESSOR This effect holds down the output when the input signal from the microphone exceeds a specified level. This is especially useful for smoothing out vocals that have widely varying dynamics. It effectively “compresses” the signal, making soft parts louder and loud parts softer.

  • Page 167

    Adjusting the Microphone and Harmony Sound • MODE All of the Vocal Harmony types fall into one of three modes, which produce har- mony in different ways. The harmony effect is dependent on the selected Vocal Harmony mode, and this parameter determines how the harmony is applied to your voice.

  • Page 168: Talk Setting

    Talk Setting Talk Setting This function lets you have special settings for making announcements between songs, separate from the settings for your singing performance. Press the [MIC SETTING/VOCAL HARMONY] button to call up the MIC SETTING/VOCAL HARMONY display. Press the [I] (MIC SETTING) button to call up the MICROPHONE SET- TING display.

  • Page 169

    Talk Setting Adjustable Items (Parameters) in the TALK SETTING Tab Display VOLUME This determines the output volume of the microphone sound. This sets the stereo pan position of the microphone sound. REVERB DEPTH This sets the depth of the reverb effects applied to the micro- phone sound.

  • Page 170: Connecting The Clavinova Directly To The Internet, Connecting The Instrument To The Internet

    Internet, etc.) via a router or a modem equipped with a router. For specific instructions on connecting (as well as information on compatible LAN adapters, rout- ers, etc.), refer to the Yamaha Clavinova website: Depending on the Internet con- CVP-309 grand piano type http://music.yamaha.com/CVP-309GP...

  • Page 171: Accessing The Special Clavinova Website, Operations In The Special Clavinova Website, Scrolling The Display

    Accessing the Special Clavinova Website Accessing the Special Clavinova Website From the special Clavinova website, you can audition and purchase Song data, Returning to the Main display among other things. To access the site, press the [E] (INTERNET) button in the Main You can conveniently return to display, while the instrument is connected to the Internet.

  • Page 172: Following Links, Entering Characters

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website Following Links When there is a link in the page, it is shown as a button or in colored text, etc. To select the link, press the [6 † ]/[7 π† ]/[8 † ] buttons. Press the [8 π ] (ENTER) but- ton to actually call up the link destination.

  • Page 173: Return To The Previous Web

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website Press the [8 π π ] (ENTER) button to enter the characters. π π You can also press the panel [ENTER] button to enter the characters. Deleting Characters • To delete the previous character, press the [5 π ] (DELETE) button. •...

  • Page 174: Refreshing A Web Page/canceling Loading Of A Web, Purchasing And Downloading Data

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website Refreshing a Web Page/Canceling Loading of a Web Page To refresh a web page (to make sure you have the latest version of the page, or to try reloading), press the [3 π† ] (REFRESH) button. To cancel loading of a page (if the page is taking too long to open), press the [4 π†...

  • Page 175: Saving Bookmarks Of Your Favorite

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website The downloaded data is saved in the “MyDownloads” folder in the User tab display of the File Selection display. To close the folder and call up the next highest level folder, press the [8 π ] (UP) button in the File Selection display.

  • Page 176

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website Opening a Bookmarked Page Press the [6 π π ] (BOOKMARK) button to call up the Bookmark display. π π Press the [1 π † ] (UP/DOWN) button to select the desired book- π π...

  • Page 177

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website Editing Bookmarks From the Bookmark display, you can change the names and rearrange the order of your bookmarks, as well as delete unnecessary bookmarks from the list. 1 Cursor up/down Moves the selection position in the Bookmark list. 2 Jump Opens the web page of the selected bookmark.

  • Page 178: Changing The Home

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website Changing the Home Page In the default condition, the top page of the special Clavinova website is automati- cally set to be the Home page for the browser. However, you can specify any desired page on the special Clavinova website to be the Home page. Open the page you wish to set as your new Home page.

  • Page 179: About The Internet Settings Display

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website About the Internet Settings Display From the Internet Settings display, you can make various settings related to the Internet connection, including preferences for the menus and displays. The Internet Settings display has four sub-displays: Browser, LAN, Wireless LAN, and Others. Basic Operation Press the [5 †...

  • Page 180

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website To actually apply all settings changed in the Internet Settings display, press the [7 π † ] (EXECUTE) button. π † π π † † To cancel, press the [8 π† ] (CANCEL) button. Browser 1 Encode Selects the character code encoding for the browser.

  • Page 181

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website Wireless LAN For a wireless LAN setup, make sure to set both the LAN settings (page 180) and the Wireless LAN settings below. Make a written note of the settings here, in case you have to enter them again SSID Channel Encryption...

  • Page 182: Initializing Internet Settings

    Operations in the Special Clavinova Website Initializing Internet Settings The settings of the Internet function are not initialized when using the Initialize operation of the Clavinova; Internet settings must be initialized separately, as explained here. Initializing will reset to the default values not only the settings of the browser, but also all settings you have made in the Internet Settings displays (except for the cookies and bookmarks), including those related to Internet connec- tion.

  • Page 183: Glossary Of Internet Terms

    Site Short for “website,” this refers to the group of web pages that are opened together. For example, the collec- tion of web pages whose addresses begin with “http://www.yamaha.com/” is referred to as the Yamaha site. SSID This is an identification name for specifying a particular network over a wireless LAN connection. Commu- nication is possible only between terminals with matching SSID names.

  • Page 184: Using Your Instrument With Other Devices, Using Headphones ([phones] Jacks), Connecting Audio & Video Devices

    OPTICAL Instrument Powered speakers (LEVEL FIXED) L/L+R AUX OUT Input jack P. 185 P. 185 Phone plug (standard) Phone plug (standard) Audio cable CVP-307 P. 186 P. 189 P. 189 P. 189 P. 185 P. 185 CVP-309/307 Owner’s Manual...

  • Page 185

    Connecting Audio & Video Devices 4 Playing External Audio Devices with [AUX OUT (LEVEL FIXED)] Jacks (RCA pin jacks of [L]and [R]) the Built-in Speakers ([AUX IN] Jacks) When these are connected (with RCA pin plug; LEVEL The stereo outputs from another instrument can be con- FIXED), the sound is output to the external device at a nected to these jacks, allowing the sound of an external fixed level, regardless of the [MASTER VOLUME] con-...

  • Page 186: Foot Pedal, Foot Controller

    Using the Footswitch or Foot Controller ([AUX PEDAL] jack) Assigning Specific Functions to Each Foot Pedal • Set the NTSC or PAL to correspond to the standard used by your video equipment. • When LYRICS is selected as the contents of the Video Out signal, only the lyrics of the song are output via VIDEO OUT, regardless of the display that is called up on the instrument.

  • Page 187

    Using the Footswitch or Foot Controller ([AUX PEDAL] jack) Assignable Pedal Functions VOLUME* Allows you to use a foot controller to control the volume. This function is available only for the pedal connected to the instrument’s AUX PEDAL jack. SUSTAIN Allows you to use a pedal to control the sustain.

  • Page 188

    Using the Footswitch or Foot Controller ([AUX PEDAL] jack) PERCUSSION The pedal plays a percussion instrument selected by the [4 π† ]–[8 π† ] buttons. You can use the keyboard to select the desired percussion instrument. Same as the PART ON/OFF [RIGHT 1] button. RIGHT1 ON/OFF RIGHT2 ON/OFF Same as the PART ON/OFF [RIGHT 2] button.

  • Page 189: Connecting A Computer Or Usb Device, Connecting A Computer ([usb To Host] And Midi] Terminals)

    Connecting external MIDI devices ([MIDI] terminals)/Connecting a Computer or USB Device 7 Connecting External MIDI This explanation is divided into two parts, covering the two connections: connection to the [USB TO HOST] Devices ([MIDI] Terminals) terminal and connection to the [MIDI] terminal. Use the built-in [MIDI] terminals and standard MIDI •...

  • Page 190: Using Usb Storage Devices

    [MIDI IN] terminal of the instrument, and con- essarily support all commercially available USB stor- nect the [MIDI OUT] terminal of the instrument to the age devices. Yamaha cannot guarantee operation of MIDI IN terminal of the interface. USB storage devices that you purchase. Before pur-...

  • Page 191

    Connecting a Computer or USB Device Checking remaining memory on the USB storage device Backing up your data to a computer You can check this in the display called up by the following oper- ■ Backing up the instrument data to a computer ation: [FUNCTION] →...

  • Page 192: What Is Midi

    Connecting a Computer or USB Device/What is MIDI What is MIDI? Copying files from a computer hard disk to a Put simply, MIDI is a data transfer standard that allows USB storage device easy and comprehensive control among electronic/digi- Files contained on the hard disk of a computer can be tal music instruments and other devices.

  • Page 193

    What is MIDI? Finally, we’ll take a look at the actual data that gets Recording and play back the performance of a digital recorded and that serves as the basis for playing the instrument (MIDI data) sounds. For example, let’s say you play a “C” quarter Recording Playback note using the grand piano sound on the Clavinova key-...

  • Page 194

    What is MIDI? Example: Recording a performance with the auto accompa- Message Name Clavinova Operation/Panel Setting niment (Style playback) sound of the Clavinova to an exter- Messages which are generated when nal sequencer Note ON/OFF the keyboard is played. Each mes- sage includes a specific note num- ber which corresponds to the key which is pressed, plus a velocity...

  • Page 195: What You Can Do With Midi

    ● GS GS was developed by the Roland Corporation. ● ESEQ In the same way as Yamaha XG, GS is a major enhance- This sequence format is compatible with many of ment of the GM specifically to provide more Voices and Yamaha’s MIDI devices, including the Clavinova series...

  • Page 196: Midi Settings, Basic Operation, Pre-programmed Midi Templates

    MIDI Settings MIDI Settings Use the TAB [√]/[®] buttons to call up the rele- vant setting display. In this section, you can make MIDI-related settings for the instrument. The Clavinova gives you a set of ten pre- SYSTEM display MIDI System Settings (page 198) programmed templates that let you instantly and easily TRANSMIT display MIDI Transmission Settings...

  • Page 197

    MIDI Settings Template name Description All Parts Transmits all parts including the keyboard parts (RIGHT1, 2,and LEFT), with the excep- tion of Song parts. KBD & STYLE Basically the same as “All Parts” with the exception of how keyboard parts are man- aged.

  • Page 198: Midi System Settings, Midi Transmit Settings

    MIDI Settings ● RECEIVE TRANSPOSE Determines whether or not the instrument's transpose SYSTEM display setting (page 55) is applied to the note events received MIDI System Settings by the instrument via MIDI. The explanations here apply to the SYSTEM display to ●...

  • Page 199: Midi Receive Settings, Receive

    MIDI Settings ● Tx MONITOR • KEYBOARD The dots corresponding to each channel (1–16) flash The received note messages control the Clavinova’s briefly whenever any data is transmitted on the chan- keyboard performance. nel(s). • EXTRA PART 1–5 There are five parts specially reserved for receiving When different parts are assigned to the same transmit and playing MIDI data.

  • Page 200: Receive

    MIDI Settings Displaying the Voice Program Change Number Determines whether or not the Voice bank and number are shown in the Voice selection display. This is useful when you want to check which bank select MSB/LSB val- ues and program change number you need to specify when selecting the Voice from an external MIDI device.

  • Page 201

    Troubleshooting - There is a slight difference in sound quality among Overall different notes played on the keyboard. - Some Voices have a looping sound. The Clavinova does not turn on. - Some noise or vibrato is noticeable at higher •...

  • Page 202

    The file/folder copied or cut from one media (such as The Harmony function does not operate. a SmartMedia card, etc.) cannot be directly copied or • Harmony cannot be used with the Full Keyboard or AI pasted to another media. Full Keyboard fingering modes.

  • Page 203

    The level balance of the various Parts becomes wrong Style or unexpected sounds are output when selecting a Style or a Voice after selecting a Song. Style playback does not start. • The level balance of the Parts can change and unex- •...

  • Page 204

    When playing back a Song, some channels do not Song play. • Playback of these channels may be set to “OFF.” Turn Songs cannot be selected. playback on for those channels that are set to “OFF” • This may be because the language settings have been (page 137).

  • Page 205

    Score Video out When displaying the music score, long notes that The Clavinova display contents cannot be sent via have been entered, such as whole notes and ties, are video out and do not show on an external monitor. not displayed correctly. •...

  • Page 206

    CVP-309 grand piano type: Keyboard Stand Assembly CAUTION How to position the main unit CAUTION • Be careful not to confuse parts, and be sure to install all parts in the correct orientation. Please assemble in accor- Be careful not to pinch your fingers. dance with the sequence given below.

  • Page 207

    4 Attach the cord holder on the unit as shown in the Attach two front legs and a rear leg. illustration below, then use the cord holder to Refer to the diagram below to verify the orientation affix the pedal cord. of the legs.

  • Page 208

    ■ After completing the assembly, please check Voltage Selector Before connecting the AC power cord, check the setting of the the following. voltage selector which is provided in some areas. To set the selec- tor for 110V, 127V, 220V or 240V main voltages, use a “minus” •...

  • Page 209

    (CVP-307) Spread a large soft cloth, such as a blanket, on the floor. With the key cover closed and the keyboard side Place the unit on the cloth with the keyboard side on on the bottom, lean the unit against the wall.

  • Page 210

    Attach the rear leg. Connect the pedal cord. 1 Insert the 2 Fix the rear legs to the pedal cord speaker box using two plug into the screws. pedal connec- tor. Insert the plug with the 1 Fix the rear legs to arrow-printed side facing front the bottom surface (toward the keyboard side).

  • Page 211

    ■ After completing the assembly, please check Set the adjuster. Rotate the adjuster until it the following. comes in firm contact with the floor surface. • Are there any parts left over? → Review the assembly procedure and correct any errors.

  • Page 212

    Installing the Floppy Disk Drive (Included/Optional) The floppy disk drive can be installed to the bottom of the instrument by using the included floppy disk drive case and screws. For a list of optional floppy disk drives available for this instrument, see “Optional Accesso- ries”...

  • Page 213

    Specifications CVP-309 grand piano type CVP-309 CVP-307 Sound Source AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling Keyboard Natural Wood Keyboard GH3 Keyboard 640 ✕ 480 dots VGA color LCD Display Music Score, Lyrics Wallpaper Customize Polyphony (max) 128 + 128 451 voices + 480 XG Voices...

  • Page 214

    USB-FDD Unit UD-FD01 * 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 215

    Index Numerics Edit (Bookmarks) ............177 Edit (Effect) ..............87 1–16 ..............142 Edit (EQ) ............... 89 Edit (Lyrics) ..............152 Edit (Master Compressor) ..........92 Edit (Music Finder) ............. 108 A-B Repeat ..............40 Edit (OTS) ..............50 AI ................102 Edit (Song) ..............

  • Page 216

    MIC SETTING ............. 164 microphone ..............52 GM System Level 1 ............195 MICROPHONE SETTING ........... 164 GM System Level 2 ............195 MIDI ................192 GROOVE ..............118 MIDI Settings .............. 196 GS ................195 MIDI Templates ............196 Guide .................135 MIXING CONSOLE ............82 Guide Lamp ..............

  • Page 217

    SYSTEM RESET ............. 69 QUANTIZE ..............120 Quick Recording ............137 TALK ................56 QUICK START ............133 TALK SETTING ............168 Tap function ............... 131 Threshold ..............92 RANDOM ..............132 Top ................132 Realtime Recording ............111 TRANSMIT ..............198 REC MODE ..............152 Transpose ............53 RECEIVE ..............199 TUNE ................

  • Page 218

    The followings are the titles, credits and copyright notices for fifty Chim Chim Cher-ee seven (57) of the songs pre-installed in this instrument: from Walt Disney’s MARY POPPINS Words and Music by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Alfie ©...

  • Page 219

    In The Mood Moon River By Joe Garland from the Paramount Picture BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S Copyright © 1939, 1960 Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc., New York Words by Johnny Mercer Copyright Renewed Music by Henry Mancini International Copyright Secured All Rights Reserved Copyright ©...

  • Page 220

    (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay That’s Amore (That’s Love) Words and Music by Steve Cropper and Otis Redding from the Paramount Picture THE CADDY Copyright © 1968, 1975 IRVING MUSIC, INC. Words by Jack Brooks Copyright Renewed Music by Harry Warren All Rights Reserved Used by Permission Copyright ©...

  • Page 221: Important Safety Instructions

    Please make sure that benches are stable and any optional fixtures (where applica- ble) are well secured BEFORE using. Benches supplied by Yamaha are designed for seating only. No other uses are recom- mended. PLEASE KEEP THIS MANUAL...

  • Page 222

    Yamaha Corporation of America or its may cause interference harmful to the operation of subsidiaries. * This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA. (class B) IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM This product contains a high intensity lamp that con- Connecting the Plug and Cord tains a small amount of mercury.

  • Page 223

    Niederlassung und bei Yamaha Vertragshändlern in den jeweiligen Bestimmungsländern erhältlich. 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. Para detalles sobre productos, contacte su tienda Yamaha más cercana o el distribuidor autorizado que se lista debajo.

  • Page 224

    Clavinova Web site (English only) http://www.yamahaclavinova.com/ Yamaha Manual Library http://www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/english/ U.R.G., Pro Audio & Digital Musical Instrument Division, Yamaha Corporation © 2004 Yamaha Corporation WC88570 ???AP???.?-0?B0 Printed in Indonesia...

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Clavinova cvp-309, Cvp-309gp, Cvp-309pm

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