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Korg Pa800 User Manual: Main Page (normal View)

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Style Play operating mode

Main page (Normal view)

Main page (Normal view)
This is the page you see after you turn the instrument on.
To access this page from another operating mode, press the
STYLE PLAY button.
To return to this page from one of the Style Play edit pages, press
the EXIT button.
Style area
Page header
encer 1/2
STS area
To switch between Normal view (Keyboard tracks, grouped
Style tracks and Mic/In controls) and Style view (individual
Style tracks), use the TRACK SELECT button. (See "Style
Tracks view page"
and "Volume panel" starting from page 88 ).
Page header
This line shows the current operating mode, transposition and
recognized chord.
Operating mode
Master Transpose
(in semitones)
Operating mode name
Name of the current operating mode.
Master transpose
Master transpose value in semitones. This value can be changed
using the TRANSPOSE buttons on the control panel.
Note: Transpose may be automatically changed when selecting a
different Performance or Style. It may also be changed when load-
ing a Standard MIDI File generated with an instrument of the Korg
Pa series.
To avoid transposing, the Master Transpose is "locked" by default.
If you want to lock or unlock it, change the Master Transpose Lock
parameter's status (see "General Controls: Lock" on page 218),
then write the Global to memory (see "Write Global - Global Setup
dialog box" on page 231).
Recognized chord
Displays the recognized chord, when you play a chord on the
keyboard. If no chord abbreviation is shown, no chord recogni-
tion mode has been selected by using the CHORD SCANNING
buttons (see page 15).
Chords are shown according to the standard suggested in the
book "Standardized Chord Symbol Notation (A Uniform System
for the Music Profession)" by C. Roemer and C. Brandt (Roerick
Music Co., 1976).
Page menu icon
Touch the page menu icon to open the menu. See "Page menu"
Page menu icon
on page 108 for more information.
Style area
This is where the Style name is shown, together with its tempo
and meter parameters.
Style bank
Style name
Currently selected Style. Touch the Style name to open the Style
Select window. As an alternative, use the STYLE SELECT section
on the control panel.
Style bank
Bank the current Style belongs to.
Style Element meter
Meter of the current Style Element.
Measure number
While the Style is playing, an 'M' appears, and it shows the cur-
rent measure number of the current Style Element playing.
While it is in stop, an 'L' appears, and it shows the total number
of measures of the current Style Element.
Current beat
Beat number of the current measure, that is currently playing.
Current tempo
Metronome tempo (from 30 to 250). Select this parameter and
use the TEMPO/VALUE controls to change the tempo.
As an alternative, you don't need to select this parameter; just
keep the SHIFT button pressed and use the DIAL to change the
To recall the Tempo stored in the current Style, press the
DOWN/- and UP/+ buttons at the same time.
Note: Tempo may change while a Style Element is playing. Each
Style Element may contain Tempo Change data.
Style name
Style Element's meter
Measure number


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