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Selecting & Playing Voices; Selecting Voices - Yamaha 140 Owner's Manual

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Selecting & Playing Voices

Selecting Voices

Procedure
Press and release the
[PIANO/VOICE]
Press and release the
[PIANO/VOICE]
ferent voice.
If you wish to select a particular voice directly, press and hold down the
button, then press one of the C1–A1 (YDP-160) or C1–F1 (YDP-140) keys.
VOICE]
Turn the
[MASTER VOLUME]
board.
The lowest key
YDP-160
Key
Voice Name
C1
Grand Piano 1
Recorded samples from a full concert grand piano. Perfect for classical
compositions as well as any other style that requires acoustic piano.
C 1
Grand Piano 2
Spacious and clear piano with bright reverb. Good for popular music.
D1
E.Piano 1
An electronic piano sound created by FM synthesis. Good for popular music.
D 1
E.Piano 2
The sound of an electric piano using hammer-struck metallic "tines." Soft
tone when played lightly, and an aggressive tone when played hard.
E1
Harpsichord 1
The definitive instrument for baroque music. Since the strings of a harpsi-
chord are plucked, there is no touch response.
F1
Harpsichord 2
Mixes the same voice an octave higher for a more brilliant tone.
F 1
Vibraphone
The sound of a vibraphone played with relatively soft mallets.
G1
Church Organ 1
This is a typical pipe organ sound (8 feet + 4 feet + 2 feet). Good for
sacred music from the Baroque period.
G 1
Church Organ 2
This is the organ's full coupler sound, often associated with Bach's "Toc-
cata and Fugue".
A1
Strings
Spacious and large-scale string ensemble. Try combining this voice with
piano in DUAL mode.
YDP-140
Key
Voice Name
C1
Grand Piano 1
Recorded samples from a full concert grand piano. Perfect for classical
compositions as well as any other style that requires acoustic piano.
C 1
Grand Piano 2
Spacious and clear piano with bright reverb. Good for popular music.
D1
E.Piano
An electronic piano sound created by FM synthesis. Good for popular music.
D 1
Harpsichord
The definitive instrument for baroque music. Since the strings of a harpsi-
chord are plucked, there is no touch response.
E1
Church Organ
This is a typical pipe organ sound (8 feet + 4 feet + 2 feet). Good for
sacred music from the Baroque period.
F1
Strings
Spacious and large-scale string ensemble. Try combining this voice with
piano in DUAL mode.
button to select the Grand Piano 1 voice.
button, press the
[+]
control to adjust the volume level while playing the key-
C 1 D 1 F 1 G 1
C1 D1 E1 F1 G1 A1
Description
Description
or
button to select a dif-
[–]
[PIANO/
Selecting & Playing Voices
To understand the characteris-
tics of various voices, listen to
demo songs for each voice
(page 16).
Voice:
On this instrument, a voice
means a "tone" or "tonal
color."
Selecting a voice automatically
engages the best-suited reverb
type and depth (page 21) for
that particular voice.
Owner's Manual
YDP-160/140
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