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IMPORTANT Check Your Power Supply

Make sure that your local AC mains voltage matches the voltage speci- fied on the name plate on the bottom panel. In some areas a voltage se- lector 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 se- lector dial so that the correct voltage appears next to the pointer on the panel.

WICHTIG Netzspannung berprfen

Vergewissern Sie sich vor dem An- schlieen an das Stromnetz, da die rtliche Netzspannung den Betriebs- spannungswerten auf dem Typenschild an der Unterseite des Instruments ent- spricht. In bestimmten Verkaufs- gebieten ist das Instrument mit einem Spannungswhler an der Unterseite neben der Netzkabeldurchfhrung aus- gestattet. Falls vorhanden, mu der Spannungswhler auf die rtliche Netz- spannung eingestellt werden. Der Spannungswhler wurde werkseitig auf 240 V voreingestellt. Zum Verstellen drehen Sie den Spannungsregler mit einem Schlitzschraubendreher, bis der Zeiger auf den korrekten Spannungs- wert weist

IMPORTANT Vrifiez la source dalimentation Vrifiez que la tension spcifie sur le panneau arrire correspond la tension du secteur. Dans certaines rgions, linstrument peut tre quip dun slecteur de tension situ sur le panneau infrieur du clavier proximit du cordon dalimentation. Vrifiez que ce slecteur est bien rgl en fonction de la tension sec- teur de votre rgion. Le slecteur de tension est rgl sur 240 V au d- part dusine. Pour modifier ce r- glage, utilisez un tournevis lame plate pour tourner le slecteur afin de mettre lindication correspondant la tension de votre rgion vis vis du repre triangulaire situ sur le panneau.

IMPORTANTE Compruebe la alimentacin de su rea Asegrese de que tensin de alimen- tacin de CA de su rea correspon- de con la tensin especificada en la placa de caractersticas del panel inferior de la unidad del teclado prin- cipal, cerca del cable de alimenta- cin. Asegrese de que el selector de tensin est ajustado a la tensin de su rea. El selector de tensin se ajusta a 240V cuando la unidad sale de fbrica. Para cambiar el ajus- te, emplee un destornillador de ca- beza recta para girar el selector de modo que aparezca la tensin co- rrecta al lado del indicador del pa- nel.

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Battery Notice: This product MAY contain a small non- rechargeable battery which (if applicable) is soldered in place. The average life span of this type of battery is ap- proximately five years. When replacement becomes neces- sary, contact a qualified service representative to perform the replacement.

Warning: Do not attempt to recharge, disassemble, or incinerate this type of battery. Keep all batteries away from children. Dispose of used batteries promptly and as regulated by applicable laws. Note: In some areas, the servicer is required by law to return the defective parts. However, you do have the option of having the servicer dispose of these parts for you.

Disposal Notice: Should this product become damaged beyond repair, or for some reason its useful life is consid- ered to be at an end, please observe all local, state, and federal regulations that relate to the disposal of products that contain lead, batteries, plastics, etc.

NOTICE: Service charges incurred due to lack of knowl- edge relating to how a function or effect works (when the unit is operating as designed) are not covered by the manufacturers warranty, and are therefore the owners responsibility. Please study this manual carefully and con- sult your dealer before requesting service.

NAME PLATE LOCATION: The graphic below indi- cates the location of the name plate. The model number, serial number, power requirements, etc., are located on this plate. You should record the model number, serial number, and the date of purchase in the spaces provided below and retain this manual as a permanent record of your purchase.

PRODUCT SAFETY MARKINGS: Yamaha electronic products may have either labels similar to the graphics shown below or molded/stamped facsimiles of these graphics on the enclosure. The explanation of these graph- ics appears on this page. Please observe all cautions indi- cated on this page and those indicated in the safety in- struction section.

SPECIAL MESSAGE SECTION

Model _____________________________________

Serial No. __________________________________

Purchase Date _____________________________

CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK

DO NOT OPEN

CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK. DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).

NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.

See bottom of Keyboard enclosure for graphic symbol markings

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The exclamation point with the equilat- eral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instruc- tions in the literature accompanying the product.

The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within the equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the pres- ence of uninsulated dangerous volt- age within the products enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to con- stitute a risk of electrical shock.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: All Yamaha electronic products are tested and approved by an independent safety testing laboratory in order that you may be sure that when it is properly installed and used in its normal and customary manner, all foreseeable risks have been eliminated. DO NOT modify this unit or commission others to do so un- less specifically authorized by Yamaha. Product perform- ance and/or safety standards may be diminished. Claims filed under the expressed warranty may be denied if the unit is/has been modified. Implied warranties may also be affected.

SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE: The 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.

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES: Yamaha strives to pro- duce products that are both user safe and environmentally friendly. We sincerely believe that our products and the production methods used to produce them, meet these goals. In keeping with both the letter and the spirit of the law, we want you to be aware of the following:

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(For instruments with a key cover) Take care that the key cover does not pinch your fingers, and do not insert a finger or hand in the key cover gap.

(For instruments with a key cover) Never insert or drop paper or metallic or other objects between the slits of the key cover and the keyboard. If this happens, immediately turn off the power and remove the electric plug from the outlet and have the instrument inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel.

Do not place the instrument against a wall (allow at least 3 cm/one-inch from the wall), since this can cause inadequate air circulation, and possi- bly result in the instrument overheating.

Read carefully the attached documentation explaining the assembly pro- cess. Failure to assemble the instrument in the proper sequence might result in damage to the instrument or even injury.

Do not operate the instrument for a long period of time at a high or un- comfortable volume level, since this can cause permanent hearing loss. If you experience any hearing loss or ringing in the ears, consult a physi- cian.

USING THE BENCH (if included) Do not play carelessly with or stand on the bench. Using it as a tool or

step-ladder or for any other purpose might result in accident or injury.

Only one person should sit on the bench at a time, in order to prevent the possibility of accident or injury.

If the bench screws become loose due to extensive long-term use, tighten them periodically using the included tool.

SAVING USER DATA Always save data to a floppy disk frequently, in order to help prevent the

loss of important data due to a malfunction or user operating error.

Yamaha cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use or modi- fications to the instrument, or data that is lost or destroyed.

Always turn the power off when the instrument is not in use.

PRECAUTIONS PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING

* Please keep these precautions in a safe place for future reference.

WARNING Always follow the basic precautions listed below to avoid the possibility of serious injury or even death from electrical shock, short-circuiting, damages, fire or other hazards. These precautions include, but are not limited to, the following:

Do not open the instrument or attempt to disassemble the internal parts or modify them in any way. The instrument contains no user-serviceable parts. If it should appear to be malfunctioning, discontinue use immedi- ately and have it inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel.

Do not expose the instrument to rain, use it near water or in damp or wet conditions, or place containers on it containing liquids which might spill into any openings.

If the power cord or plug becomes frayed or damaged, or if there is a sudden loss of sound during use of the instrument, or if any unusual smells

or smoke should appear to be caused by it, immediately turn off the power switch, disconnect the electric plug from the outlet, and have the instru- ment inspected by qualified Yamaha service personnel.

Only use the voltage specified as correct for the instrument. The required voltage is printed on the name plate of the instrument.

Before cleaning the instrument, always remove the electric plug from the outlet. Never insert or remove an electric plug with wet hands.

Check the electric plug periodically and remove any dirt or dust which may have accumulated on it.

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. These precautions include, but are not limited to, the following:

Do not place the power cord near heat sources such as heaters or radia- tors, and do not excessively bend or otherwise damage the cord, place heavy objects on it, or place it in a position where anyone could walk on, trip over, or roll anything over it.

When removing the electric plug from an outlet, always hold the plug itself and not the cord. Pulling by the cord can damage it.

Do not connect the instrument to an electrical outlet using a multiple- connector. Doing so can result in lower sound quality, or possibly cause overheating in the outlet.

Remove the electric plug from the outlet when the instrument is not to be used for extended periods of time, or during electrical storms.

Before connecting the instrument to other electronic components, turn off the power for all components. Before turning the power on or off for all components, set all volume levels to minimum.

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 disfiguration or damage to the internal components.

Do not use the instrument near other electrical products such as televi- sions, radios, or speakers, since this might cause interference which can affect proper operation of the other products.

Do not place the instrument in an unstable position where it might acci- dentally fall over.

Before moving the instrument, remove all connected cables.

When cleaning the instrument, use a soft, dry cloth. Do not use paint thinners, solvents, cleaning fluids, or chemical-impregnated wiping cloths. Also, do not place vinyl or plastic objects on the instrument, since this might discolor the panel or keyboard.

Do not rest your weight on, or place heavy objects on the instrument, and do not use excessive force on the buttons, switches or connectors.

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Thank you for purchasing the Yamaha Clavinova CVP-94/92! We recommend that you read this manual carefully so that you can fully take advantage of the advanced and convenient functions of the CVP-94/92. We also recommend that you keep this manual in a safe and handy place for future refer- ence.

Included Accessories Music Software Collection Disk (+ Music Book) This disk features various recorded song samples for playing on the CVP-94/92, and MIDI driver software for computers (page 141).

Floppy Disk Blank disk for recording your performances.

Owners Manual and Reference Manual (Assembly Instructions and Lists)

Bench (included or optional depending on locale)

Dust Cover (For instruments without a key cover only)

Table of Contents CHAPTER 1:

Getting Ready

Features of the CVP-94/92 4

About This Manual 5

Conventions Used in This Manual ......... 5

Handling Floppy Disks 7

Setting Up the CVP-94/92 8

Music Stand ........................................... 8

Key Cover (CVP-94) .............................. 8

Turning on the Power ............................. 9

Headphones ........................................... 9

Panel Controls and Terminals 10

Basic Operation 12

LCD Display and LCD Buttons ............. 12

PAGE [<] [>] Buttons .......................... 14

[EXIT] Button ........................................ 14

[DISPLAY HOLD] Button ...................... 14

Adjusting the Contrast of the LCD Display ................................................. 15

Memory Backup ................................... 15

Display Messages ................................ 15

Adjusting the Volume 16

[MASTER VOLUME] ............................ 16

[ACMP/SONG VOLUME] ..................... 16

[MIXER] ................................................ 17

CHAPTER 2:

Help Mode and Demo Play

Using the Help Mode 18

Demo Play 20

CHAPTER 3:

Voices

Selecting Voices 23

Selecting a Voice from the VOICE SELECT Display .................................. 23

Selecting Voices from the Main Display24

Keyboard Percussion ........................... 25

Playing Two Voices Simultaneously Dual Mode 26

Selecting the Dual Voice ...................... 26

Setting the Volume Balance of the Two Voices ........................................... 27

Detuning the Pitches of the Two Voices .................................................. 28

Changing the Octave Setting of the Two Voices ........................................... 28

Playing Two Voices from Different Sides of the Keyboard Split Mode 29

Selecting the Split Voice ...................... 29

Changing the Split Point ....................... 30

Setting the Volume Balance of the Two Voices ........................................... 31

Changing the Octave Setting of the Two Voices ........................................... 31

Using the Pedals 32

Damper Pedal (Right) .......................... 32

Sostenuto Pedal (Center) ..................... 32

Soft Pedal (Left) ................................... 32

Reverb 33

Reverb ON/OFF ................................... 33

Selecting the Reverb Type ................... 33

Setting the Total Depth ........................ 34

Setting the Depth for Each Part Reverb Part Depth ........................... 35

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Voice Effects 36

Effect ON/OFF ..................................... 36

Selecting the Effect Type ..................... 36

Setting the Effect Depth ....................... 37

Restoring the Basic Settings ................ 37

CHAPTER 4:

Accompaniment Styles (Rhythm and Auto Accompaniment)

Selecting Accompaniment Styles 38

Selecting a style from the STYLE SELECT Display .................................. 39

Selecting styles from the Main Display 40

Tempo Control and Volume Adjustment40

Starting/Stopping the Accompani- ment Style 41

Starting the Accompaniment Style ....... 41

Break .................................................... 44

Stopping the accompaniment style ...... 44

Using the Metronome 45

Playing with the Auto Accompani- ment 47

Types of Auto Accompaniment ............ 47

Stopping the Auto Accompaniment ...... 50

Adjusting the Overall Auto Accompaniment Volume ...................... 51

Individual Part Volume Control ............. 51

Changing the Split Point ....................... 52

Other Auto Accompaniment Functions 53

Harmony ............................................... 53

One Touch Setting ............................... 54

Virtual Arranger .................................... 55

Synchronized Stop Function ................ 55

Small Accompaniment (SMALL ACMP) 56

Chord Assist ......................................... 57

Custom Style 59

Other Custom Style Functions ............. 64

Playing Back Your Custom Styles ........ 67

Custom Style Alert & Error Displays .... 67

Style File Load 69

Loading Disk Styles .............................. 69

Using Loaded Style Files ..................... 71

CHAPTER 5:

Registrations

Registrations (Registering/ Recalling Panel Setups) 72

Recalling the Registered Panel Settings ................................................ 73

Freeze Function ................................... 74

CHAPTER 6:

Song Control

Song Playback 75

Playback ............................................... 75

Part Cancel .......................................... 79

Assignment of Tracks to 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT, and Voice Assignment ............ 80

Overall Song Playback Volume Control 81

Individual Part Volume Control ............. 82

Changing Settings in the TRACK MIXER Display ..................................... 84

Repeat Functions ................................. 85

Other Playback Controls ...................... 86

Playing Other Types of Music Data ...... 87

Guide Control 88

Guide Methods and Piano Roll ............ 88

Using the Guide Function ..................... 89

Other Guide-related Functions ............. 91

Song Recording 93

Recording Setup: Disk Format ............ 94

Quick Recording ................................... 95

Track Recording (Multi-track Recording) ......................... 98

Adding New Tracks ............................ 101

Punch-in/out Recording ...................... 101

Chord Sequence ................................ 104

Other Chord Sequence Functions ...... 107

Record Edit Function ........................... 108

Song Name ........................................ 108

Track Edit ........................................... 109

Initial Edit (Changing the Initial Data) . 112

Making Settings in the INITIAL EDIT Display ............................................... 112

Recording Without a Disk ................... 114

CHAPTER 7:

The Utility Functions

Keyboard 116

Keyboard 1 (KEYBOARD 1) Display PAGE 1 ............................................. 116

Keyboard 2 (KEYBOARD 2) Display PAGE 2 ............................................. 117

Pedal 119

Pedal (PEDAL) Display PAGE 3 ...... 119

Disk 120

Format (FORMAT) Display PAGE 4 . 120

Song Copy (SONG COPY) Display PAGE 5 ............................................. 121

Song Delete (SONG DELETE) Display PAGE 6 ............................................. 123

Registration (REGISTRATION) Display PAGE 7 ............................................. 124

Transform (TRANSFORM) Display PAGE 8 ............................................. 127

MIDI 128

MIDI 1 Display PAGE 9 .................... 128

MIDI 2 Display PAGE 10 .................. 129

MIDI 3 Display PAGE 11 .................. 131

Backup 132

Backup (BACKUP) Display PAGE 12 ........................................... 132

Recall (RECALL) Display PAGE 13 . 133

Utility 134

Micro Tuning (MICRO TUNING) Display PAGE 14 .............................. 134

Scale Tuning (SCALE TUNING) Display PAGE 15 .............................. 135

Pop-up Time (POPUP TIME) Display PAGE 16 ........................................... 137

Alert Sound (ALERT) Display PAGE 17 ........................................... 137

CHAPTER 8:

Others

The Connectors 138

Connecting to a Personal Computer 140

Index ...................................................... 142

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CHAPTER 1: Getting Ready

Features of the CVP-94/92 Large, Easy-to-use LCD Display

The large LCD (along with the dedicated buttons) provides comprehen- sive and easy-to-understand control of the CVP-94/92s operations (page 12).

Wealth of Rich, Realistic Voices The CVP-94/92 has a wide variety of authentic and dynamic voices (133

Clavinova voices + 480 XG voices + 12 Drum Kits). These include excep- tionally natural-sounding piano, strings and brass voices. Moreover, you can play realistic drum and percussion sounds directly from the keyboard. (See page 25.)

Playback of Song Disks The CVP-94/92 can play back various commercially available song

disks. With the appropriate disk software, you can play the piano part of the song yourself along with playback of a full orchestra or backing band.

Special Guide Functions for Easy Learning With the appropriate disk software, the LCD display and guide lamps

help you learn songs by showing you when and where to play the proper notes. The three-step system helps you to easily and quickly master each song. (See page 88.)

Fun, Dynamic Automatic Accompaniment The Automatic Accompaniment of the CVP-94/92 gives you full and

exciting instrumental backing in your favorite music styles, according to the chords you play. There are 100 accompaniment styles (page 38), plus an additional 40 Pianist styles that allow you to enjoy solo piano accompani- ment (page 48).

Easy-to-use Recording Features Depending on your keyboard expertise and preference, you use a variety

of different recording methods: Quick Recording, Track Recording, and Step Recording of Automatic Accompaniment (Chord Sequence Function) (page 93).

Convenient TO HOST Terminals for Direct Connection to Computers

The CVP-94/92 can be used as a high-quality sound source for playback of music software for computers. It can also be used as a master keyboard for inputting performance data and creating music with a computer. (See page 140.)

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About This Manual

Indications of Buttons and LCD Display ..................................

[ ]: This indicates actual panel buttons.

Conventions Used in This Manual

Indications of Operation Explanations.......................................

The arrows shown below are used in this manual in order to distin- guish the results of the operation from the operation steps.

Operation results This mark indicates that executing results in .

Operation steps This mark indicates that after executing , then execute .

Bold characters: Items in the LCD display and the LCD buttons corresponding to these

items (right under the items) are indicated in bold characters in this manual. For example, the term VOICE shown in the LCD display is written as VOICE. Also the LCD buttons corresponding to VOICE in the display are indicated as VOICE in the manual.

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

When this mark is used, words such as button, slider, jack (terminal) sometimes may not be used. For example, the slider for the master volume is expressed as [MASTER VOLUME] in this manual.

The illustrations and LCD displays shown here are for explanation pur- poses only, and may be different than those that actually appear on the CVP- 94/92.

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Basic Settings: ......................................................................................................

The functions of the CVP-94/92 are set to certain standard values or standard conditions when the instrument is shipped. These settings and conditions are called the basic settings. The basic settings of each func- tion can be changed according to your preferences. Depending on the settings of the Backup function (page 132), you can have the CVP-94/92 maintain your own edited settings or return to the basic settings after turning off the power. The Recall function (page 133) lets you restore the basic settings at anytime.

Main display: ...........................................................................................................

This refers to the LCD display shown below, which appears first when turning on the power.

Pop-up: When certain panel buttons are pressed, the relevant display appears.

Some of these displays are shown temporarily before returning to the previous display. These are called pop-up displays.

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Handling Floppy Disks The Music Software Collection disk and one

blank disk are supplied with the Clavinova.

On the CVP-94, never open or close the key cover while a disk is extending from the drive (i.e. in the ejected position). The key cover may contact the disk, possibly damaging the disk or even the disk drive.

Do not insert anything but floppy disks into the disk drive. Other objects may cause damage to the disk drive or floppy disk.

Use the 3.5-inch 2DD or 2HD floppy disks with the Clavinova.

Taking Care of Your Floppy Disks ...........

Do NOT eject the disk during recording or play- back, or at any time when the DISK IN USE lamp is lit. Doing so may damage both the disk and the FDD.

Do NOT turn the Clavinova on or off while the disk is in the drive.

Always eject the disk before turning the Clavinova off.

When ejecting a floppy disk from the disk drive:

To eject a floppy disk, press the eject button slowly as far as it will go. Then when the disk Is fully ejected, remove it by hand.

The disk may not be ejected properly if the eject button is pressed too quickly or if it is not pressed in far enough. (The eject button may become stuck halfway with the disk extending from the slot by only a few millimeters). If this is the case, do not attempt to pull out the partially ejected disk. Doing so may dam- age the disk drive mechanism and/or the floppy disk. To remove a partially ejected disk, try pressing the eject button once again or push the disk back into the slot, then repeat the eject proce- dure carefully.

Protecting Your Data (Write Protect Tab) ............................................................................................

Precautions Regarding Floppy Disk Use .............................................................................................

Never open the disks shutter. Dirt or dust on the Internal magnetic surface will cause data errors.

Never leave disks near a speaker, TV, or other device that emits a strong magnetic field.

Do not store disks in places exposed to direct sunlight or sources of high temperature.

Do not place heavy objects such as books on top of a disk.

Avoid getting the disks wet. Be sure to store the disks in environmental conditions

as specified below: Storage temperature: 4 to 53C (39 to 127F). Storage humidity: 8 to 90% relative humidity. Store in an area free from dust, sand, smoke, etc.

Be sure to apply the disk label at the proper posi- tion. When changing the label never cover the old label with a new label; always remove the old label first.

Head Cleaning ...............................................................

The head of the disk drive unit will get dirty as you use it eventually causing data errors. If this oc- curs, clean the head with a 3.5 inch head cleaning disk (available from most computer supply stores).

Data Backup.....................................................................

It is recommended that you copy your recorded songs to another disk for backup (see page 121). If the original disk is damaged or your song is deleted, the backup disk can be used instead of the original.

Write protect tab closed (unlocked write enabled)

Write protect tab open (locked write protected)

DISK IN USE

DISK IN USE lamp

DISK IN USE

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Setting Up the CVP-94/92

Music Stand

To raise the music stand: ..........................................................................

ZPull the stand up and toward yourself as far as it will go.

XFlip down the two metal supports at the left and the right on the rear of the music stand.

CLower the music stand so that it rests on the metal supports.

As shown in the illustration, the angle of the music stand can be set in one of three positions, according to the position of the metal supports. Set the left and right metal supports to the same position.

To lower the music stand: ........................................................................

ZPull the music stand toward yourself as far as it will go.

XRaise the two metal supports (at the rear of the stand).

CGently lower the music stand backward until it is all the way down.

Do not try to use the music stand in a half-raised position. Also, when lowering the stand, make sure to press it until it is all the way down.

Key Cover (Instruments with a Key Cover only)

To open the key cover: .................................................................................

ZLift the cover slightly (not too much).

XSlide the cover open.

Hold the cover with both hands when moving it, and do not release it until it is fully opened or closed. Be careful to avoid catching fingers (yours or others) between the cover and main unit.

Do not place objects on top of the key cover. Small objects placed on the key cover may fall inside the main unit when the cover is opened and may not be able to be re- moved. This could cause electric shock, short circuit, fire or other serious damage to the instrument.

To close the key cover: ................................................................................

ZSlide the cover toward you.

XGently lower the cover over the keys.

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Be careful to avoid catching your fingers when opening or closing the cover.

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Headphones

Connect a set of stereo headphones (optional) to the [PHONES] jack. When headphones are connected, the internal speaker system is auto- matically shut off. Since the CVP-94/92 has two PHONES jacks, two sets of headphones can be used simultaneously, allowing two people to enjoy listening to the performance.

ZConnect the power cord. Insert the plugs at the ends of the cord, one into the AC INLET on the rear panel of the CVP-94/92, and the other into a standard AC outlet.

Turning on the Power

Setting Up the CVP-94/92

XPress the [POWER] switch. The power is turned on and the main display appears in the LCD display. The voice of Grand Piano 1 and the accompanimient style of 8Beat Pop1 are selected automatically at first. The power lamp whch is located at the left front of the main unit is lit up.

* If the LCD is difficult to read, adjust the contrast with the [CON- TRAST] button at the left of the LCD.

* Adjust the volume by using [MASTER VOLUME].

Press [POWER] again when turning off the power. Both the display and the power lamp at the left of the panel will turn off.

POWER

Standard stereo phone jack

PHONES

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Panel Controls and Terminals

This is the GM (General MIDI) logo. This indicates that the CVP-94/92 can playback GM-compatible disk software. See page 8 in the Reference Manual for more information on GM.

This is the XG format logo. This indicates that the CVP-94/92 can playback XG-compatible disk soft- ware. See page 8 in the Reference Manual for more information on the XG format.

This is the Disk Orchestra Collection (DOC) format logo. This indicates that the CVP-94/92 can play- back DOC format disks. See page 8 in the Refer- ence Manual for more information on the DOC for- mat.

This is the Style File logo. This indicates that the CVP-94/92 can use optional Yamaha Style File disks. See page 69 for more information on Style File data.

Volume Section

1 [MASTER VOLUME] ....................................page 16

2 [ACMP/SONG VOLUME ] ............................page 16

3 [DEMO] .........................................................page 20

4 [HELP] ..........................................................page 18

Accompanimient Style Section

5 STYLE buttons ............................................. page 38

6 [PIANIST] ...................................................... page 48

7 [DISK/CUSTOM]........................................... page 59

8 [HARMONY] ................................................. page 53

9 [ONE TOUCH SETTING] ............................. page 54

0 [ACMP ON] ................................................... page 48

! [VIRTUAL ARRANGER] ............................... page 55

@ [INTRO]......................................................... page 42

# [MAIN A]........................................................ page 41

$ [MAIN B] ....................................................... page 41

% [ENDING] ...................................................... page 44

^ [FADE IN/OUT] ............................................. page 43

& [METRONOME] ............................................ page 45

* TEMPO [/+] ................................................. page 40

Start/Stop Section

( [TAP] ............................................................. page 42

) [SYNCHRO] .................................................. page 42

q [START/STOP] .....................................pages 41, 44

Display Control Section

w [CONTRAST] ................................................ page 15

e [BEAT] ...........................................................page 43

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CONTRAST

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DISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

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The Panel Controls

r [FUNCTION] ................................................. page 15

t [MIXER] ........................................................ page 17

y PAGE [<], [>] ..............................................page 14

u [DISPLAY HOLD].......................................... page 14

i LCD display .................................................. page 12

o LCD buttons.................................................. page 12

p [EXIT] ............................................................page 14

QData dial ....................................................... page 27

W [/+] ............................................................... page 27

Song Control Section

E [SONG] ......................................................... page 76

R [PLAY/STOP] ................................................ page 77

T [REC] ............................................................page 96

Y [PAUSE] ........................................................ page 86

U [REW] ...........................................................page 86

I [FF] ............................................................... page 86

Guide Control Section

O [EASY PLAY] ................................................ page 88

P [NEXT NOTE] ............................................... page 88

a [SOUND REPEAT] ....................................... page 89

Voice Section

s VOICE buttons ............................................. page 23

d [DUAL] ..........................................................page 26

f [SPLIT] ..........................................................page 29

g [REVERB] .....................................................page 33

h [EFFECT] ......................................................page 36

Registration Section

jREGISTRATION [1] - [4] ..............................page 73

k BANK [] [+] ..................................................page 72

l [MEMORY] ....................................................page 73

; [FREEZE]......................................................page 74

ADISK IN USE lamp ......................................... page 7

S Floppy disk drive (3.5) .................................. page 7

D [POWER] ........................................................ page 9

F Keyboard guide lamps ................................. page 92

G Soft pedal .....................................................page 32

H Sostenuto pedal ...........................................page 32

JDamper pedal ...............................................page 32

K [PHONES]....................................................... page 9

L AUX OUT [R], [L/L+R] ................................page 138

: AUX IN [R], [L/L+R] ....................................page 138

z [TO HOST] ..................................................page 139

x [HOST SELECT].........................................page 139

cMIDI [IN], [OUT]..........................................page 139

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Basic Operation Virtually all of the CVP-94/92s operations are done from the LCD display. When you press a button on the panel once, the relevant functions display appears. Depending on the display that ap- pears, you can conveniently perform various functions and change values/settings by using the buttons located under the LCD, and the data dial and [/+] buttons at the right of the LCD. Once youre familiar with these operations, you can easily use other functions in the same way.

LCD Display and LCD Buttons

The five buttons located under the LCD display are referred to as the LCD buttons. These buttons are used either to select the corresponding items displayed in the LCD or to change the values.

The functions of the LCD buttons differ depending on the selected LCD. Keep in mind that functions are enclosed in two types of rectan- gles, one a soft rectangle with rounded corners, the other a hard rec- tangle with 90-degree corners.

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

Soft rectangle (with rounded corners)

Hard rectangle

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Basic Operation

When function is within soft rectangle:...............................

First press the appropriate LCD button under the display (the selected item is highlighted), and use the data dial or [/+] to set the items which are in soft rectangles with rounded corners.

Alternately, after selecting the item, press the LCD button again. For example, when selecting a voice from the display shown below, press the LCD button below VOICE at the lower right. VOICE then is highlighted, and you can select the desired voice by using the data dial or the [/+] buttons.

Display Highlight When selecting an item or parameter

in the display, the indication of the selected item is highlighted (appears in reverse display).

When holding down a button... In some cases, when one of the LCD

buttons or [/+] buttons is held down, the value or setting changes continu- ously.

For functions or parameters that have and or < and > indica- tions, you can reset the value to its basic value by simultaneously press- ing both LCD buttons (or both [/+] buttons).

There are some functions and param- eters whose settings cannot be re- turned to the basic value even by pressing the and buttons, or the < and > buttons simultaneously.

When function is within hard rectangle: .............................

Items within a hard rectangle can be directly selected or switched ON/OFF by simply pressing the corresponding LCD button located di- rectly below the desired item.

For example , when selecting the first Demo song in the display shown below, you can immediately begin playback of the first song by pressing the LCD button under 1.

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Some of the CVP-94/92s functions are contained on successive dis- play pages. To select the next page or previous page, press the appropri- ate PAGE [<] [>] button. The current page and the entire number of pages for the function are indicated at the top right of the display.

PAGE [<] [>] Buttons

[EXIT] Button

Press [EXIT] in order to leave the current mode or return to the pre- vious display.

[DISPLAY HOLD] Button

The [DISPLAY HOLD] button lets you keep the display from chang- ing. For example, voices and accompaniment styles can be selected by pressing the VOICE button or STYLE button. The display of the se- lected voice/style appears for a few seconds, then changes to the previ- ous display. Displays such as this that appear briefly are called pop-up displays. The [DISPLAY HOLD] lamp flashes to indicate that it is the pop-up display, and that the previous display will appear after a few sec- onds. By pressing the [DISPLAY HOLD] at this point, the lamp stays lit continuously and the selected display stays. Pressing [DISPLAY HOLD] again turns the lamp off and the display returns to the previous one.

If [DISPLAY HOLD] is pressed for any non pop-up display, and the lamp is lit up, the pop-up display cannot be opened.

The duration of pop-up displays can be set with the Pop-up Time parameter (page 137).

Basic Operation

EXIT

DISPLAY HOLD

DISPLAY HOLDPAGE

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Basic Operation

Memory Backup

The Backup function (page 132) can be used to maintain various val- ues and settings, even after the power has been turned off. In the Backup function display, each parameter group to be backed up can be selected individually. Values and settings which are not backed up revert to the basic settings when the power is turned off.

When set to ON, the last setting of these parameters are retained in memory even after the power is turned off. For a list of the backup pa- rameters, see page 132.

If the CVP-94/92 is left unused without the power being turned on for approximately a week, the backed up data is deleted and all the settings return to the basic settings. For this reason, you should turn on the power at least once a week and keep it on for a few minutes.

Backup of the Last Settings For parameters which can be set to

Backup ON/OFF, the basic setting is indicated as Backup of last settings: ON (or OFF) in the explanation of each parameter.

Items set to Backup ON can be re- turned to the basic setting anytime by using the Recall function (page 133).

Display Messages

For ease of operation, the CVP-94/92 shows various messages that either prompt you to the next operation, ask for confirmation, or inform you that the last operation is not effective, valid or appropriate. When such messages appear, follow the instructions as shown. For details about each message, please refer to the Messages section on page 2 in the Reference Manual.

Adjusting the Contrast of the LCD Display

Turn the [CONTRAST] button in order to adjust the contrast or brightness of the display.

CONTRAST

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Adjusting the Volume

The CVP-94/92 has two sliders on the panel for adjusting the volume. It also allows you to adjust the volume of each part of the Automatic Accompaniment or song.

[ACMP/SONG VOLUME]

This determines the playback volume of the Automatic Accompani- ment and Songs.

[MASTER VOLUME]

This determines the entire volume of the CVP-94/92.

This control has no effect on the vol- ume of your keyboard performance.

This also determines the output level of the signal at the [PHONES] and [AUX OUT] jacks.

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

ONE TOUCH SETTING

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

Louder

Softer

Louder

Softer

VOLUME

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MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

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Adjusting the Volume

[MIXER]

Call up the Mixer display by pressing [MIXER]. In the Mixer dis- play, the volume of Automatic Accompaniment and individual parts of a song can be adjusted. Press [MIXER] again (or [EXIT]) to return to the previous display.

There are three types of mixer display, as shown below.

Automatic Accompaniment Volume

See Automatic Accompaniment volume (page 51) for details.

See Song volume (page 82) for details.

See Song volume (page 83) for details.

Page 1, when using disk

Page 2, when using disk

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CHAPTER 2: Help Mode and Demo

Using the Help Mode

The Help mode provides convenient explanations of the main functions of the CVP-94/92. As the explanations shown in the display automatically progress, the CVP-94/92 actually operates itself in demonstration the CVP-94/92 sounds various voices and styles.

ZCall up the Help mode. ...............................................................................

Press the [HELP] button. The Help menu display appears. While the Help mode is active, no other operations can be used.

XSelect the language if necessary. ...................................................

Select the desired language for help (ENGLISH, GERMAN, FRENCH, SPANISH or JAPANESE) by pressing the first LCD button.

The selected language is always backed up even after the power is turned off.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO HELP

HELP

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Play

CSelect the desired menu...........................................................................

Select the desired menu by pressing SELECT or . The selected menu is highlighted. Ten menus (listed below) are avail-

able.

VStart the explanation. ...................................................................................

Press START to begin the explanation of the selected menu.

BStop the explanation. ...................................................................................

When the explanation is finished, the display automatically returns to the Help menu display. If you wish to stop the explanation while it is playing and return to the Help menu display, press the STOP button.

You can select another menu and read through other explanations, or you can exit from the Help mode and to go back to the main display by pressing [HELP] (or by pressing [EXIT]).

Help Menus 1. Introduction 2. Basic Operation 3. Demo Songs 4. Voices 5. Styles

The display pages are advanced automatically. To pause the explana- tion, press o. Then, by pressing r, you can return to the previous page and read the explanations.

To resume the explanation, press o again.

Using the Help Mode

6. Accompaniment 7. Using ACMP 8. Song Playback 9. Song Recording 10. Function

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Demo Play The CVP-94/92 features a total of 27 demo pieces: 4 entire Demo songs, 12 special pieces showcasing the voices, and 11 showcasing the styles. Listen to them all and hear what the CVP-94/92 can do.

ZCall up the Demo Play mode. ..............................................................

Press [DEMO]. The lamps of the STYLE button and VOICE button flash continuously, and the DEMO display appears.

XSelect the desired Play mode. ............................................................

Select the desired play mode by pressing the LCD button at the right. The following three modes are available:

ALL All the songs play back continuously in order, starting from the selected song. Playback continues repeatedly until stopped.

RANDOM All the songs play back randomly, starting from the selected song. Playback continues repeatedly until stopped.

SINGLE Only the selected song plays back. When the song is finished, playback stops automatically.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO DEMO

DEMO

CSelect the song and start playback. .............................................

When the song is selected, the Demo automatically plays back in the currently selected Play mode. There are three ways to play back the song(s), as described below:

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Demo Play

(A) To listen to a Demo song for voices, press the VOICE button corresponding to the desired voice.

Playback starts from the Demo song of the selected voice. The lamp of the corresponding VOICE button flashes.

(B) To listen to a Demo song for styles, press the STYLE button corresponding to the desired style.

Playback starts from the Demo song of the selected style. The lamp of the corresponding STYLE button flashes.

(C) To listen to one of the entire Demo songs, press one of the LCD buttons corresponding to 1 - 4 in the display.

The currently selected song number is highlighted during play- back.

Demo playback can also be started by pressing [START/STOP] or [PLAY/STOP].

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

Playing the keyboard with Demo playback You can play the keyboard while the demo song is playing back. You

can also change the tempo (page 40) and use the [REW], [FF] and [PAUSE] buttons. The Guide function (page 88) can also be used when playing back the 4. GUIDE DEMO song. However, the voice cannot be changed.

Demo song data is not output through the [MIDI OUT] terminal; however, your keyboard performance data is output.

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VAdjust the volume. ..........................................................................................

Adjust the volume of the Demo by using [MASTER VOLUME]. The [ACMP/SONG VOLUME] control

cannot be used.

BStop playback of the Demo. ..................................................................

To stop playback, press either [START/STOP], or the appropriate VOICE button/STYLE button (corresponding to the selected voice or style), or the appropriate LCD button 1 - 4.

You can also stop playback by press- ing [PLAY/STOP].

To exit the Demo mode, press [DEMO] again (or press [EXIT]).

To change songs during song play- back: Press the VOICE button or STYLE

button, or LCD button of another song; the song then changes. When the selected Play mode is ALL or RAN- DOM, the selected song begins play- ing back, and continues according to the current mode.

Demo Play

Demo Songs

Some of the demonstration pieces listed above are specially-arranged excerpts from the original compositions listed above. All other songs are original (1997 by Yamaha Corporation).

SONG DEMO

Title Composer Song1 Piano Concerto in A minor 1st Mov. Robert Alexander Schumann Song2 She Wore A Yellow Ribbon (Traditional) Song4 Red River Valley (American Folk Song)

Title Composer Piano Etude op.10 No.5 Frederic Francois Chopin Clavi. Tone/Synth Gnomes from Pictures at an Exhibition Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky Organ Fantasia and Fugue in G minor Johann Sebastian Bach Strings/Choir Symphony No.40 1st Mov. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Brass March and Progression of Bacchus Leo Clement Philibert Delibes Sax/Flute Londonderry Air (Traditional)

VOICE DEMO

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CHAPTER 3: Voices

Selecting Voices The CVP-94/92 features a wealth of rich, authentic voices, includ- ing piano, strings and brass instruments. It also features a Keyboard Percussion function that lets you play the realistic drum and percussion sounds directly from the keyboard.

Voice Types Clavinova Voices: 133 XG Voices: 480 Drum Kit: 12 kits

* For a list of the voices, see page 20 in the Reference Manual.

* The voices of the CVP-94/92 are divided into twelve groups, and each voice group is assigned to the corresponding VOICE button on the panel.

Selecting a Voice from the VOICE SELECT Display

ZSelect the voice group. ..............................................................................

Select the desired voice group by pressing the appropriate VOICE button.

The pop-up display of the VOICE SELECT display appears.

Pop-up Display The pop-up display returns to the

previous display after a few seconds. You can keep the pop-up display from changing by using the Display Hold function (page 14).

Backing Up the Selected Voice The last selected voice in each group

can be retained in memory, even after turning off the power, when the Backup function (page 132) is set to ON.

When the power is turned ON, the GRAND PIANO voice is selected automatically. However, if the Backup function (page 132) is set to ON, the last selected voice will automatically be selected.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

BASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

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XSelect the voice. .................................................................................................

Select the desired voice by pressing the appropriate LCD button. The data dial and [/+] buttons can be also used.

The VOICE SELECT display has several successive pages. Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to call up the various pages.

CPlay the selected voice. .............................................................................

Adjust the volume by using the [MASTER VOLUME] slider. Automatic Effect Settings Selecting a voice automatically selects

the best-suited effects for that particu- lar voice. You can disable this so that effects are not automatically selected by using the Effect Setting parameter (page 117).

Selecting Voices from the Main Display

You can also select a voice by using VOICE , even after the VOICE SELECT display has changed back to the main display.

ZPress either VOICE or . ...................................................................

VOICE is highlighted.

XSelect the voice. .................................................................................................

Select the voice by using the data dial or [/+] buttons. You can also select voices by pressing VOICE . (When selecting a voice in this way, the voice can be selected not only from a certain voice group but from all voices.)

CPlay the voice. ......................................................................................................

Adjust the volume by using the [MASTER VOLUME] slider.

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About XG Voices Yamahas XG format is a major new enhancement to the GM (Gen-

eral MIDI) System Level 1 format. It provides for more instrument sounds and variations, as well as greater expressive control over voices and effects. XG also ensures compatibility with future instruments and software.

Keyboard Percussion

The CVP-94/92 has twelve Drum Kits in the [DRUMS] voice group. When one of the Drum Kits is selected, various drum and percussion sounds are assigned individually to the keys, letting you play the sounds from the keyboard.

The various drum/percussion instruments of the Standard Kit are marked by symbols above the assigned keys.

See the Drum Kit list on page 26 in the Reference Manual for the types of percussion sounds in each Drum Kit.

When a Drum Kit is selected, only the keys with drum or percussion symbols printed above them will sound.

The Transpose (page 116), Tune (page 116) and Octave Shift (pages 28, 31) functions do not affect the Drum Kits.

Selecting Voices

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

DRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

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Playing Two Voices Simultaneously Dual Mode

The Dual mode of the CVP-94/92 allows you to select and play two different voices simultaneously in a layer. This makes it easy to create exceptionally rich and thick tonal textures. The volume balance and the depth of detune* can also be set for the two voices.

*Detune: This lets you finely change the pitch of the two different voices, creating a thicker sound.

The Dual and Split modes cannot be used simultaneously.

Selecting the Dual Voice

ZSelect the first voice. ....................................................................................

Select a voice in the normal way. (See page 23.)

XCall up the Dual mode. ...............................................................................

To call up the Dual mode, press the [DUAL] button.

The DUAL pop-up display appears.

CSelect the second voice. ..........................................................................

The second voice can be selected from the DUAL pop-up display. Select the second voice by using the VOICE buttons, and/or the data dial or [/+] buttons after pressing RIGHT2 VOICE (it is highlighted). Pressing RIGHT2 VOICE also advances through the available voices; holding it down advances continuously.

The second voice can be selected from all available voices, including the same voice as the first one.

Second Voice Range: All voices Basic setting: Strings Slow 1 Backup of last settings: OFF

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO DUAL

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

DRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

XG EFFECT

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You can also select a voice by using RIGHT1 VOICE or RIGHT2 VOICE, even after the pop-up DUAL display has changed back to the main DUAL display.

After pressing RIGHT1 VOICE or RIGHT2 VOICE (it is high- lighted), select the voice in the normal way.

If you select a voice with the VOICE buttons when STYLE is high- lighted, selection of the RIGHT1 VOICE is automatically called up.

VExit the Dual mode. ........................................................................................

Press [DUAL] again; the lamp turns off and the Dual mode is no longer active.

Setting the Volume Balance of the Two Voices

ZPress BAL. from the DUAL pop-up display..........................

It is highlighted.

XAdjust the volume balance of the two voices by us- ing the data dial or [/+] buttons. ....................................................

Pressing BAL. lets you increase the level of the second voice only. Equal balance can be instantly reset by simultaneously pressing the [/+] buttons.

Volume Balance Basic setting: Equal volume Backup of last settings: OFF

The Volume Balance setting globally affects all voice combinations. Differ- ent settings cannot be made for each voice.

Playing Two Voices Simultaneously Dual Mode

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Changing the Octave Setting of the Two Voices

The Octave Shift setting lets you adjust the pitch of the two voices up or down an octave.

Press either RIGHT 1 or RIGHT 2 of the OCTAVE SHIFT parameter in the DUAL pop-up display.

The values change each time the LCD button is pressed. Avail- able settings are 1, 0, and +1.

Detuning the Pitches of the Two Voices

The Detune Depth setting lets you produce an even richer sound by finely detuning the pitch of the two voices.

ZPress DETUNE DEPTH from the DUAL pop-up dis- play...................................................................................................................................

It is highlighted.

XAdjust the Detune Depth by using the data dial or [/+] buttons...........................................................................................................

You can also press DETUNE DEPTH to increase the value. The higher the value, the greater the Detune Depth.

Detune Depth Range: 0 - 10 Basic setting: 5 Backup of last settings: OFF

The Detune Depth setting globally affects all voice combinations. Differ- ent settings cannot be made for each voice.

Octave Shift Settings: 1 (1 octave lower)

0 (no octave shift) + 1 (1 octave higher)

Basic setting: 0 (no octave shift) Backup of last settings: OFF

About the Sounding Range for Octave Shift Notes below and above the original 88-

key range (A1 to C7) sound one octave higher and lower, respectively.

The RIGHT1 setting is effective for normal playing with one voice, and also affects the RIGHT1 setting in the SPLIT mode (page 29).

Playing Two Voices Simultaneously Dual Mode

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Playing Two Voices from Different Sides of the Keyboard Split Mode

The Split mode of the CVP-94/92 allows you to select and play two different voices with your left and right hands for example, play bass with the left and piano with the right.

The Split and Dual modes cannot be used simultaneously.

Selecting the Split Voice

ZSelect the voice for the right keyboard range. .................

Select the desired voice in the normal way.

XCall up the Split mode. ...............................................................................

To call up the Split mode, press the [SPLIT] button.

The SPLIT pop-up display appears.

CSelect the voice for the left keyboard range. .....................

The second voice can be selected from the SPLIT pop-up display. Select the second voice by using the VOICE buttons, and/or the data dial or [/+] buttons after pressing LEFT VOICE (it is highlighted). Pressing LEFT VOICE also advances through the available voices; holding it down advances continuously.

The second voice can be selected from all available voices.

Left range voices Range: All voices Basic setting: Acoustic Bass 1 Backup of last settings: OFF

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO SPLIT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

DRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

XG EFFECT

F 2

C3 C4 C5 C6 C7C2C1C0

Right-hand section

Left-hand section

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You can also select a voice by using LEFT VOICE or RIGHT1 VOICE, even after the pop-up SPLIT display has changed back to the main SPLIT display.

After pressing LEFT VOICE or RIGHT1 VOICE (it is highlighted), select the voice in the normal way.

If you select a voice with the VOICE buttons when STYLE is high- lighted, selection of RIGHT1 VOICE is automatically called up.

VExit the Split mode. ........................................................................................

Press [SPLIT] again; the lamp turns off and the Split mode is no longer active.

Changing the Split Point

You can set the point dividing the right and left keyboard ranges at any desired key position.

The basic setting of the Split Point is F#2.

To set the Split Point, press the desired key while holding down the [SPLIT] button. (The Split Point key is included in the left range.)

The keyboard guide lamp corresponding to the selected Split Point lights, and the key name is displayed at SPLIT POINT in the dis- play.

Playing Two Voices from Different Sides of the Keyboard Split Mode

You can also set the Split Point by using the data dial or [/+] buttons, after pressing SPLIT POINT in the pop-up SPLIT display. Pressing SPLIT POINT also advances the value. To reset the value to the basic setting of F#2, simultaneously press the [/+] buttons.

Split Point Range: All keys Basic setting: F#2 Backup of last settings: OFF

The Split Point setting globally affects all voice combinations. Different set- tings cannot be made for each voice.

You can use the Damper Range func- tion (page 119) to set the damper pedal to affect one or both sides of the Split. Available settings are:

Only right range Only left range Both ranges

In the basic setting, the damper pedal affects only the right range.

ORGAN AVI. TONE/ SYNTH

RUMS

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

XG EFFECT

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Playing Two Voices from Different Sides of the Keyboard Split Mode

Setting the Volume Balance of the Two Voices

ZPress BAL. from the SPLIT pop-up display. ........................

It is highlighted.

XAdjust the volume balance of the two voices by us- ing the data dial or [/+] buttons. ....................................................

Pressing BAL. lets you increase the level of the right voice only. Equal balance can be instantly reset by simultaneously pressing the [/+] buttons.

Volume Balance Basic setting: Equal volume Backup of last settings: OFF

The Volume Balance setting globally affects all voice combinations. Differ- ent settings cannot be made for each voice.

The Octave Shift setting lets you adjust the pitch of the two voices up or down an octave. Press either LEFT or RIGHT1 of the OCTAVE SHIFT parameter in the SPLIT pop-up display.

The values change each time the LCD button is pressed. Avail- able settings are 1, 0, and +1.

Changing the Octave Setting of the Two Voices

::ill.082-split display, octave shift

Octave Shift Settings: 1 (1 octave lower)

0 (no octave shift) + 1 (1 octave higher)

Basic setting: 0 (no octave shift) Backup of last settings: OFF

About the Sounding Range for Octave Shift Notes below and above the original 88-

key range (A1 to C7) sound one octave higher and lower, respectively.

The RIGHT1 setting is effective for normal playing with one voice. This setting also affects the RIGHT1 setting in the DUAL mode (page 26).

You can use the Single Finger, Multi Finger, or Fingered modes (page 47) of the Automatic Accompaniment function with the Split mode. In this case, pressing the keys in the left range will sound the Automatic Accom- paniment voices as well as the left range voice.

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Using the Pedals The CVP-94/92 has three pedals.

Damper Pedal (Right)

The damper pedal performs the same function as the damper pedal on an actual acoustic piano, letting you sustain the sound of the voices even after releasing your fingers from the keys.

Certain voices in the [DRUMS] or [XG] groups may not be affected by use of the damper pedal.

Some voices may sound continuously or have a long decay after the notes have been released while the damper pedal is held.

Sostenuto Pedal (Center)

If you play a note or chord on the keyboard and press the sostenuto pedal while the note(s) are held, those notes will be sustained as long as the pedal is held, but all subsequently played notes will not be sus- tained. This makes it possible to sustain a chord, for example, while other notes are played staccato.

Certain voices in the [DRUMS] or [XG] groups may not be affected by use of the sostenuto pedal.

Certain voices, such as [STRINGS] or [BRASS], sustain continuously when the sostenuto pedal is pressed.

Soft Pedal (Left)

Pressing this pedal reduces the volume and slightly changes the tim- bre of the notes you play.

You can also assign one of many other functions to this pedal; for example, you can use it to start/stop the Automatic Accompaniment, or use it to play Fill Ins. See page 119 for details.

The effect of the soft pedal may differ slightly depending on the selected voice.

CVP-94 CVP-92

CVP-94 CVP-92

CVP-94 CVP-92

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Reverb Reverb is an effect that recreates the decaying reflections of a sound in a performance space, and reproduces the special ambi- ence of a concert hall. The CVP-94/92 has various Reverb effects and allows you to set the Reverb Depth to your preference.

Reverb ON/OFF

To turn on reverb, press the [REVERB] button. The lamp lights and Reverb is set to ON.

The REVERB pop-up display appears, indicating the current Reverb Type and Depth settings.

To turn Reverb off, press [REVERB] again. The lamp turns off and Reverb is no longer active.

Reverb ON/OFF Basic setting: Differs depending on

the voice. Backup of last settings: OFF

The REVERB ON/OFF panel button has no effect on the Song and Accom- paniment playback sound.

Selecting the Reverb Type

Select the Reverb Type by using TYPE in the REVERB pop-up display.

You can also select the Type by pressing TYPE (it is highlighted) and using the data dial or [/+] buttons.

Reverb Type Range: (Refer to the Reverb Type

list.) Basic setting: Differs depending on

the accompaniment style. (The as- signed type for the selected style will automatically be selected. In other words, when you select a different style, the reverb type corresponding to the new style will automatically be selected.)

Backup of last settings: OFF

The Reverb Type setting globally affects all voices. Different settings cannot be made for each voice.

The indication XG REVERB is dis- played when receiving via MIDI a reverb type which is not on the panel.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO REVERB

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

DRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

XG EFFECT

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Keep in mind... Depending on the selected voice, the

depth of the effect may sound stronger or weaker, even though the same Reverb Type is selected.

The effect cannot be applied to the sounds input through the AUX IN [R] [L/L+R] jacks.

Setting the Total Depth

The overall depth of the selected Reverb Type can be set with the Total Depth parameter (TOTAL DEPTH ).

You can also set it by pressing TOTAL DEPTH (it is highlighted) and using the data dial or [/+] buttons.

The values can be changed in 5-unit steps. To reset the value to the basic setting of 50, simultaneously press TYPE or simultaneously press the [/+] buttons.

Total Depth Range: 0 (no effect) 100 (maxi-

mum) Basic setting: 50 Backup of last settings: OFF

The Total Depth setting globally affects all voices. Different settings cannot be made for each voice.

Different Reverb Depth settings can be made for each part. (Refer to the next section.)

Reverb

Reverb Type List

HALL1 HALL2 HALL3 Concert hall reverb. HALL4 HALL5 ROOM1 ROOM2

Small room reverb. ROOM3 ROOM4 STAGE1 STAGE2 Reverb for solo instruments. STAGE3 PLATE Simulated steel plate reverb. WHITE ROOM Distinctive short reverb with initial delay. TUNNEL Simulation of long tunnel-like space. BASEMENT Small, highly reflective room reverb.

If the Reverb Type in Effect (page 37) is selected and both [REVERB] and [EFFECT] are set to on, both reverb effects will be applied.

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Setting the Depth for Each Part Reverb Part Depth

The Reverb Part Depth parameter lets you make different Reverb Depth settings for the rhythm, bass, and chord parts of the Automatic Accompaniment (page 38), as well as the parts you play from the key- board.

To use this, call up the REVERB PART DEPTH display in the second page of the REVERB pop-up display by using the PAGE [<] [>] but- tons.

Select the desired part by using the BASS, CHORD, RHYTHM and KBD (keyboard) in the REVERB PART DEPTH display. You can also select several parts and adjust their settings simultaneously.

Set the Reverb Depth of the highlighted part by using the data dial or [/+] buttons. The values can be changed in 5-unit steps.

You can also advance the Depth value by pressing BASS, CHORD, RHYTHM or KBD (keyboard). To reset the value to the basic setting of 50, simultaneously press the [/+] buttons.

Reverb Part Depth Range: 0 (no effect) 100 (maxi-

mum) for each part Basic setting: 50 for each part Backup of last settings: OFF

The actual Reverb Depth is dependent on both the Part Depth and Total Depth settings. In other words, if one of the settings is 0 (no effect), no Reverb will be produced even if the other setting is 100.

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Voice Effects

The CVP-94/92 has various types of effects besides Reverb that enhance the sound of the voices or create wild, special effects. You can also adjust the depth of the effect as desired.

Automatic Effect Settings Selecting a voice automatically selects the best-suited effects for that

particular voice. You can disable this so that effects are not automatically selected by using the Effect Setting parameter in the Function section (page 117).

Selecting the Effect Type

Select the effect type by using TYPE in the EFFECT pop-up display.

You can also select the Type by pressing TYPE (it is highlighted) and using the data dial or [/+] buttons. To reset the value to the basic setting, simultaneously press TYPE or simultaneously press the [/+] buttons.

The Reverb Types in the list below can also be selected from the effect display.

To turn Effect on, press [EFFECT]. (The lamp lights.) The EFFECT pop-up display appears and the current Effect

Type and Depth are shown.

Effect ON/OFF

If the Effect Depth is set to 0, the [EFFECT] lamp will not light.

To turn Effect off, press [EFFECT] again. (The lamp turns off.)

Effect ON/OFF Basic setting: Differs depending on the

voice. Backup of last settings: OFF

Range: (Refer to the Effect Type list.) Basic setting: Differs depending on the

voice. Backup of last settings: OFF

When other effect type or OFF messages are received via MIDI, XG EFFECT is indi- cated in the display.

The word delay refers to the echo-like effect of delayed repeats of the sound.

When Using the DUAL or SPLIT Function: When the effects of both voices are set to

ON, and the types are different, the effect for the second voice of the Dual mode or the left voice of the Split mode may be temporarily cancelled in some cases. After this point, if you subsequently increase the Effect Depth value of the second voice of Dual mode or of the left range voice of SPLIT mode, the effects will be applied to both voices.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO EFFECT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

DRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

XG EFFECT

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Effect Type List

Setting the Effect Depth The Effect Depth parameter lets you adjust the degree or depth of the

currently selected effect type. To set this, press R1 DPT (it is high- lighted), and use the data dial or [/+] buttons.

Depending on the currently selected voice, the R1 DPT indication may automatically change to the R2 DPT, L DPT.

Effect Depth Range: 0 (no effect) 100 (maxi-

mum) Basic setting: Differs depending on

the voice. Backup of last settings: OFF

Pressing R1 DPT also advances the value. To reset the value to the basic setting, simultaneously press the [/+] buttons.

If the Effect Depth is set to 0, the [EF- FECT] lamp will not light.

You can easily restore the basic settings of the selected voices TYPE and R1 DPT parameters by pressing RESET in the display.

Restoring the Basic Settings

Voice Effects

R1 DPT First voice of Dual mode or right voice of Split mode

R2 DPT Second voice of Dual mode

L DPT Left voice of Split mode

STAGE1 STAGE2 Reverb for solo instruments. STAGE3

HALL1 HALL2 Concert hall reverb. HALL3 ROOM1 ROOM2 Small room reverb. ROOM3

The following parameters can be selected by first selecting the corre- sponding voice from the main display of the Dual or Split modes.

Reverb Types (selectable from the Effect display)

Effect Types

DELAY L,R Initial delay for each stereo channel, and two separate feedback delays.

ECHO Stereo delay. CROSS DELAY Complex effect that sends the de-

layed repeats bouncing between the left and right channels.

TREMOLO Rich Tremolo effect with both volume and pitch modulation.

ROTARY FAST Rotary speaker simulation. ROTARY SLOW Rotary speaker simulation. PHASER Pronounced, metallic modulation with

periodic phase change. WAH Repeating filter sweep wah effect.

CHORUS1 Conventional chorus program with

CHORUS2 rich, warm chorusing. CHORUS3 CELESTE Three-phase LFO for richer, more

pronounced chorusing. FLANGER Pronounced three-phase modulation

with slight metallic sound. SYMPHONIC Exceptionally rich & deep chorusing. AUTO PAN Several panning effects that auto-

matically shift the sound position (left, right).

DELAY L,C,R Three independent delays, for the left, right and center stereo positions.

If the Reverb Type in Effect is selected and both [REVERB] and [EFFECT] are set to on, both reverb effects will be applied.

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CHAPTER 4: Accompaniment Styles

Selecting Accompaniment Styles The CVP-94/92 has 100 musical Styles that can be used as a basis for rhythm accompaniment, or fully orchestrated rhythm, bass, and chord accompaniment (Auto Accompaniment; page 47).

The CVP-94/92 also features forty special [PIANIST] styles consisting of only piano voices, which you can use with the Auto Accompaniment fea- ture. (These styles will not sound if Auto Accompaniment is not in use.) (See page 48.)

Auto Accompaniment Auto Accompaniment provides full instrumental backing, using all

the parts included with the style. When not using Auto Accompaniment, only the rhythm part sounds. (For details on Auto Accompaniment, see page 41.)

For information on the styles, see the Style List on page 28 in the Refer- ence manual.

The 100 preset Styles of the CVP-94/92 are divided into eleven groups, and each style group is assigned to the corresponding STYLE button on the panel.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP

COUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO

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(Rhythm and Auto Accompaniment)

Selecting Accompaniment Styles

Selecting a style from the STYLE SELECT Display

ZSelect the accompaniment style group. ..................................

Select the desired style group by pressing the appropriate STYLE button.

The STYLE SELECT pop-up display appears.

Pop-up Display The pop-up display returns to the

previous display after a few seconds. You can keep the pop-up display from changing by using the Display Hold function (page 14).

The last selected style in each group can be retained in memory, even after turning off the power, when the Backup function (page 132) is set to ON.

When the power is turned ON, the 8Beat Pop1 style is selected automati- cally. However, if the Backup function (page 132) is set to ON, the last se- lected style will automatically be se- lected.

XSelect the Style. ..................................................................................................

POP

BALL ROOM

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

LATIN POP

Some STYLE SELECT displays have several successive pages. Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to call up the various pages.

Press the LCD button to select the de- sired style. You can also use the data dial or [/+] buttons.

DISPLAY HOLDPAGE

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Selecting styles from the Main Display

You can also select a style by using STYLE , even after the STYLE SELECT display has changed back to the main display.

ZPress either STYLE or . ...................................................................

STYLE is highlighted.

XSelect the style. ..................................................................................................

Select the style by using the data dial or [/+] buttons. You can also select styles by pressing STYLE . (When selecting a style in this way, the style can be selected not only from a certain style group but from all styles.)

When Style Buttons are Inactive Accompaniment style cannot be se-

lected in the Song Play mode.

[DISK/CUSTOM] The CVP-94/92 features a [DISK/

CUSTOM] button that allows you to use styles on optional Style File Disks (page 69) or your original styles (page 59) .

Tempo Control and Volume Adjustment

Whenever you select a different style, the preset tempo for that style is also selected, and the tempo is shown in the main display. (Unless you try changing the style during playback, in which case the same tempo is maintained.)

Press the TEMPO [/+] buttons. (The tempo indication in the main display is highlighted.)

Use the data dial or [/+] buttons to set the tempo. You can also press either TEMPO [/+] button briefly to decrement or increment the tempo value by one, or hold the button for continuous decrementing or incrementing. (In the STYLE SELECT pop-up display, only the TEMPO [/+] buttons can be used.)

Tempo Range: 32 280 Basic setting: Differs depending on

the style. Backup of last settings: OFF

Restoring the Basic Style Tempo You can restore the preset tempo for

the selected Style at any time by simul- taneously pressing both TEMPO [/+] buttons.

Use [ACMP/SONG VOLUME] to control the volume of the style.

Selecting Accompaniment Styles

RESET

TEMPO

Tempo display

Decrementing the tempo

Incrementing the tempo

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Starting/Stopping the Accompaniment Style

Starting the Accompaniment Style

There are several ways to start the accompaniment style, as described below:

Auto Fill Press the [MAIN A] or [MAIN B] button during playback of the

style. The lamp of the button flashes and the Fill-in pattern plays auto- matically.

After automatic playback of the Fill-in, the rhythm pattern will change as described: When Main A is playing back and [MAIN A] is pressed

Changes to [MAIN A]. When Main A is playing back and [MAIN B] is pressed

Changes to [MAIN B]. When Main B is playing back and [MAIN A] is pressed

Changes to [MAIN A]. When Main B is playing back and [MAIN B] is pressed

Changes to [MAIN B].

Straight Start ...........................................................................................................

Press the [START/STOP] button.

The lamp lights up and the style starts.

Each of the styles also has two main variations that can be selected by pressing the [MAIN A] or [MAIN B] buttons. The lamp of the cuurently selected pattern lights. Main A is the basic pattern of the style and Main B is a variation or rearrangement of the Main A. Judicious switching be- tween Main A and Main B patterns within a song can add variety and make the overall rhythm more interesting. Switching during playback automatically plays a fill in (Auto Fill) before changing to the new pattern.

The Fill-in pattern keeps repeating when [MAIN A] or [MAIN B] is held down.

If you press the flashing button earlier than the last eighth note of the measure while the Fill-in is playing back, the Auto Fill function will be released.

If you press [MAIN A] or [MAIN B] after the last eighth note of the measure during style playback, the pattern changes to the Fill-in pattern from the next measure.

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

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Synchronized Start ...........................................................................................

This method lets you start the style by simply playing a note or chord on the keyboard.

To use this, press the [SYNCHRO] button. (The lamp lights.) The [BEAT] lamp flashes in time with the selected tempo, indicating that Synchronized Start is in stand-by. (To cancel Synchronized Start, press the [SYNCHRO] button again so the lamp turns off.)

Press one of the [INTRO], [MAIN A], or [MAIN B] buttons to se- lect the starting pattern, then play the keyboard to start the Style.

If the [SYNCHRO] is pressed during style playback, style playback stops and Synchronized Start is automati- cally set to stand-by.

When the Split mode is used or when a split point is set for Auto Accompani- ment, only the left-hand section of the keyboard can be used for Synchro- nized Start. (See page 29.)

Tap Start .......................................................................................................................

This function lets you set the tempo and start the style in one opera- tion.

Simply tap the [TAP] button at the desired tempo four times for 2- and 4-beat styles, three times for 3-beat styles, and five times for 5- beat styles.

When playing a 4-beat song... ...tap 4 times.

The [TAP] button can also be used to change the tempo during style playback (by tapping the button twice). In this case the tap click will not sound.

If you do not tap the [TAP] button the required number of times (i.e., 3 times for a 3-beat style), the Tap Start func- tion will be canceled after a few sec- onds.

Start With an Introduction ........................................................................

First press the [MAIN A] button, then the [INTRO] button. (The [INTRO] lamp lights and the [MAIN A] lamp flashes.) This indicates that the style will start with the Intro A pattern and be followed automati- cally by the Main A pattern.

To cancel starting with an introduction, press the [INTRO] button so that the lamp turns off.

To start the style, press the [START/STOP] button, or press the [SYNCHRO] button and play a note or chord on the keyboard.

The [INTRO] lamp turns off and the [MAIN A] lamp lights when the pattern changes from Intro A to Main A.

Starting/Stopping the Accompaniment Style

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

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There are two introduction patterns: Intro A and Intro B. If you press [INTRO] after pressing [MAIN B], the style starts with

the Intro B pattern, followed by Main B.

Start with Fade In ...............................................................................................

This function lets you gradually fade in the volume of the Style with any of the start methods above.

Press the [FADE IN/OUT] button (the lamp lights) and fade in start is set to stand-by.

Press the [FADE IN/OUT] button again to turn the lamp off and can- cel the fade in start.

To start the style, press the [START/STOP] button, or press the [SYNCHRO] button and play a note or chord on the keyboard.

The lamp flashes during the fade in, and the lamp turns off when the fade in is completed.

[FADE IN/OUT] can be set to on no matter which pattern ([INTRO], [MAIN A], [MAIN B], [ENDING]) is selected.

Starting styles with the Left Pedal ..................................................

You can also use the left pedal to start the style by setting the the Left Pedal function (page 119) to Start/Stop. The pedal can also be set to control Break, Fade-in/out, Fill-in, or Ending. This setting is exception- ally convenient, since it lets you control the style with your foot while leaving both hands free to play.

[BEAT].............................................................................................................................

During style playback, the left-most beat lamp (red) flashes on the first beat of each measure, and the other lamps (green) flash for each successive beat. The current tempo and measure number are shown in the display.

Starting/Stopping the Accompaniment Style

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

BEAT

Tempo display

Measure numberBeat lamp

If you press the [MAIN A] button before pressing [INTRO] and then press [MAIN B], playback starts with Intro A and continues automatically with the Main B pattern. (The reverse is also true: i.e., selecting Intro B with [MAIN B] before pressing [INTRO], then pressing [MAIN A] to continue with Main A.)

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Break

When the Left Pedal function (page 119) is set to BREAK, you can use the left pedal to trigger a break (silence) in the accompaniment for dynamic effect.

Holding down the left pedal creates the break, and playback resumes from the top of the next measure after the pedal is released.

To cancel the break, press the left pedal again during the break.

Stopping the accompaniment style

To stop style playback, press the [START/STOP] button. To playback an ending pattern before stopping, press the [ENDING]

button. Press [ENDING] a second time during playback to produce a

ritardando (gradually slowing) ending. Different ending patterns are provided for the MAIN A and MAIN B variations. (The [ENDING] lamp lights during ending playback). The [MAIN A] lamp also lights when changing from the Main A pattern, and the [MAIN B] lamp lights when entering from Main B.) The ending begins from the top of the next measure if the [ENDING] button is pressed on or after the second beat of a measure.

You can have the accompaniment fade out (gradually decrease in volume to silence) and automatically stop by pressing the [FADE IN/ OUT] button. Then, it automatically sets to fade in stand-by (the lamp lights) and stays in this condition for a few seconds before releasing.

[FADE IN/OUT] can be set to on no matter which pattern ([INTRO], [MAIN A], [MAIN B], [ENDING]) is selected.

When the Left Pedal function (page 119) is set to START/STOP, you can stop the style by using the left pedal.

Starting/Stopping the Accompaniment Style

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

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Using the Metronome

[START/STOP] of Metronome ...............................................................

To start the metronome, simply press the [METRONOME] button so that its lamp lights.

The metronome pop-up display appears and the currently selected beat and volume are indicated.

The CVP-94/92 features a convenient metronome that is ideal for practicing.

The metronome can be used also during playback. Press the [METRONOME] button again to stop the metronome sound. (The METRONOME lamp turns off.)

Adjusting the Tempo and Volume of the Metronome.........

As with the same parameter for the style, you can set the tempo over a range of 32 280 by using the TEMPO [/+] buttons. Press the TEMPO [/+] buttons. (The tempo indication in the Main Dis- play is highlighted.)

Use the data dial or [/+] buttons to set the tempo. You can also press either TEMPO [/+] button briefly to decrement or increment the tempo value by one, or hold the button for continuous decrementing or incrementing.

The metronome volume can also be set from the METRONOME pop-up display.

Adjust the volume by selecting VOLUME (it is highlighted) and using the data dial or [/+] buttons. You can also adjust it by continuously pressing VOLUME or . As with the volume parameter of the style, it can also be adjusted by using [ACMP/SONG VOLUME].

Metronome Volume Range: 0 100 Basic setting: 50 Backup of last settings: OFF

METRONOME

RESET

TEMPO

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Selecting the Beat (Time Signature) ..............................................

The pop-up display that appears when the [METRONOME] button is pressed also lets you select the beat or time signature.

Select the Beat parameter with BEAT or (it is highlighted), then change the value with the data dial or [/+] buttons. You can also select the value by holding down BEAT or .

When NORMAL is selected, the metronome click sounds continu- ously at the current tempo with no accented beats. The 2, 3, 4 and 5 selections produce a bell accent on the first beat of each measure.

Using Style and Metronome Together If a style is started by pressing the

[START/STOP] button while the metro- nome is playing, the metronome will continue to sound along with the style.

Pressing the [START/STOP] button simultaneously stops both the metro- nome and the Style, when both the metronome and style are playing.

When Playing Back Free-tempo Disk Software The metronome cannot be used when

playing disk software that is in free- tempo (see page 78).

Using the Metronome

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Playing with the Auto Accompaniment

The CVP-94/92 includes a sophisticated Auto Accompaniment system that can provide automated rhythm, bass and chord backing for your performance in 100 different styles.

The playback data of the Auto Accompaniment is normally not output through the MIDI [OUT]. However it can be output via MIDI by using the Auto Accompaniment/Harmony Send parameter (page 131) in the Func- tion MIDI 3 page.

The Auto Accompaniment function lets you produce automatic ac- companiment in the selected style simply by indicating chords on the keyboard.

Single Finger The Single Finger method makes it easy to produce accompaniment

using major, seventh, minor and minor-seventh chords by pressing cer- tain keys (according to simple rules) in the left range of the keyboard (lower than the split point indicated by the keyboard guide lamp) . (See page 49.)

Fingered The Fingered method lets you produce automatic accompaniment by

playing full chords in the left range of the keyboard (lower than the split point). (See page 50.)

Multi Finger With Multi Finger, you can use either the Single Finger or Fingered

method to indicate chords for the accompaniment. (See page 50.)

Full Keyboard Full Keyboard automatically produces appropriate automatic accom-

paniment for virtually anything you play on the keyboard, in any range. (See page 50.)

Types of Auto Accompaniment

Detailed explanations of the use of Single Finger, Multi Finger, Fingered, and Full Keyboard are given on pages 49 and 50.

ZSelect a style. ........................................................................................................

Select the desired style. (See page 38.) When Style Buttons are Inactive Accompaniment style cannot be se-

lected in the Song Play mode.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

ONE TOUCH SETTING

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO

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Pianist Press the [PIANIST] button to select the piano-only accompaniment

styles. Forty different Pianist styles are available. When the [PIANIST] button is pressed, the Pianist STYLE SELECT

pop-up display appears.

The [PIANIST] lamp lights.

Select the desired Pianist style by using the LCD buttons, the data dial or the [/+] buttons.

CSet the Auto Accompaniment function to ON. .................

To do this, press the [ACMP ON] button. (The lamp lights.)

The Accompaniment Mode pop-up display appears.

The Pianist STYLE SELECT display has several successive pages. Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to call up the various pages.

XSet the tempo. ......................................................................................................

When the Auto Accompaniment func- tion is set to ON, Synchro Start is automatically set to stand-by.

Press the [ACMP ON] button again to turn off the lamp and set Auto Accompaniment to OFF.

When the [ACMP ON] Button is Inac- tive The [ACMP ON] button cannot be

turned on during playback of commer- cially available disk software. When playing back songs recorded with the recording function of the CVP-94/92, it cannot be turned on if Auto Accompa- niment has been recorded to the song; however, it can be turned on if Auto Accompaniment is not used for the song. Also, it cannot be turned on if the song data was converted by use of the Transform function.

Playing with the Auto Accompaniment

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

RESET

TEMPO

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

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VSelect the chord indication method. ...........................................

To do this, press one of the SINGLE FINGER, MULTI FINGER, FINGERED or FULL KBD LCD buttons while the ACCOMPANIMENT MODE pop-up display is active.

Chord Indication Method Basic setting: Multi Finger Backup of last settings: OFF

For information on the SPLIT POINT parameter shown in the Accompani- ment Mode display, see page 52.

BStart the Auto Accompaniment. ........................................................

To start Auto Accompaniment, press [START/STOP]. Alternately, press [SYNCHRO], then play the keyboard. Auto Accompaniment can also be started by using the left pedal (see page 119).

Single Finger To play Auto Accompaniment appropriate to the selected style, press

one, two, or three keys in the left range (below and including the split point), following the rules described below.

Chord names appear in the LCD display.

Play the melody with the keys in the right range along with the Auto Accompaniment.

Major Press the root note of the chord.

Single Finger Chords The following four chord types can be played with Single Finger:

The illustration below shows the corre- sponding keys for each root note.

Playing with the Auto Accompaniment

Chord name

Cm

C7

Cm7

C

Minor Simultaneously press the root note of the chord and any black key to the left of it.

Seventh [7] Simultaneously press the root note of the chord and any white key to the left of it.

Minor Seventh [m7] Simultaneously press the root note of the chord any white and black key to the left of it (three keys altogether).

C D E F G A B

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Fingered To play Auto Accompaniment, play any chord in the left range (below

and including the split point). Play the melody in the right range along with the Auto Accompaniment.

If the CVP-94/92 cannot recognize the played chord, * will appear instead of the chord name in the display.

Fingered Chords The chord types below can be played with the Fingered method. For a fingering chart showing all chords in the example key of C, see page 30 in the Reference Manual.

The automatic accompaniment will sometimes not change when related chords are played in sequence (e.g. some minor chords followed by the minor seventh).

The same accompaniment continues even after releasing the chord in the left range until the next chord is played.

On-bass Chords To play on-bass chords, press the

desired bass note one octave lower than the chord. For example, in order to play F on C (F chord with a C bass), play an F chord (F, A and C) and press C +C (octave notes) in the lower range of the keyboard. (Use this function for chord sequence recording.)

Two-note fingerings will produce a chord based on the previously played chord.

No chord (i.e., rhythm-only accompa- niment) can be produced by pressing any three consecutive keys (e.g., C, C#, D) simultaneously. This lets you create dynamic rhythm breaks in the accompaniment. A - - - indication will appear instead of a chord name in the display. Multi Finger

This method allows you to produce accompaniment using either Sin- gle Finger or Fingered. However, when indicating minor, seventh or minor seventh chords, it is necessary to play the white key and/or black key nearest the root note of the chord.

Full Keyboard When the Full Keyboard mode is selected, the CVP-94/92 will auto-

matically create appropriate accompaniment while you play just about anything using both hands, anywhere on the keyboard. You dont have to worry about specifying the accompaniment chords. The name of the detected chord will appear in the display. (Although Full Keyboard is designed to work with many songs, some arrangements may not be suit- able for use with this feature.)

Chord detection occurs at approxi- mately 8th-note intervals. Extremely short chords less than an 8th note in length may not be detected.

Keep in mind... The DUAL or SPLIT mode can be

used with the Auto Accompaniment.

Press [START/STOP], [ENDING] or [FADE IN/OUT] to stop the Auto Accompaniment.

You can also turn off the Auto Accompaniment by pressing the [ACMP ON] button (the lamp turns off).

Stopping the Auto Accompaniment

The [INTRO], [MAIN A], [MAIN B], [ENDING], and [FADE IN/OUT] but- tons can be used to play different style sections, as explained on page 41.

Playing with the Auto Accompaniment

Major

Sixth [6]

Major seventh [M7]

Major seventh flatted fifth [M7 (b5)]

Major seventh sharp eleventh [M7 (#11)]

Added ninth [add 9]

Major seventh ninth [M7 (9)]

Six ninth [6 (9)]

Flatted fifth [(b5)]

Augmented [aug]

Seventh augmented [7 (#5)]

Major seventh augmented [M7 (#5)]

Minor [m]

Minor sixth [m6]

Minor seventh [m7]

Minor seventh flatted fifth [m7 (b5)]

Minor added ninth [m add 9]

Minor seventh ninth [m7 (9)]

Minor seventh eleventh [m7 (11)]

Minor major seventh flatted fifth [mM7 (b5)]

Minor major seventh [mM7]

Minor major seventh ninth [mM7 (9)]

Minor flatted fifth [m (b5)]

Diminished seventh [dim7]

Seventh [7]

Seventh suspended fourth [7sus4]

Seventh ninth [7 (9)]

Seventh sharp eleventh [7 (#11)]

Seventh added thirteenth [7 (13)]

Seventh flatted fifth [7 (b5)]

Seventh flatted ninth [7 (b9)]

Seventh added flatted thirteenth [7 (b13)]

Seventh sharp ninth [7 (#9)]

Suspended fourth [sus4]

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Use the [ACMP/SONG VOLUME] control to adjust the overall volume of the Auto Accompaniment. (This does not affect the volume of parts played from the key- board.) This control lets you adjust the level balance of the accompaniment and the voices played from the keyboard.

Use the [MASTER VOLUME] to con- trol the entire volume of the CVP-94/92.

Adjusting the Overall Auto Accompaniment Volume

Playing with the Auto Accompaniment

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

Individual Part Volume Control

The CVP-94/92 has five accompaniment parts: Bass, Chord, Pad, Phrase, and Rhythm.

BASS The Bass part uses voices appropriate to each style, including acoustic bass and synth bass.

CHORD The Chord part provides appropriate rhythmic chordal accom- paniment for each style. Youll find guitar, piano, and other chordal instruments here.

PAD The Pad part plays long chords where necessary, using sus- tained instruments such as strings, organ, and choir.

PHRASE The Phrase part is used for embellishments such as punchy brass stabs, arpeggiated chords, and other extras that make the accompaniment more interesting.

RHYTHM This is the main rhythm part. The Rhythm part usually plays one of the drum kits.

By adjusting the volume balance of the various parts and setting some parts volume to 0, you can create different types of accompaniment and make changes to the basic style accompani- ment.

Some styles may not use all five ac- companiment parts.

Each volume setting of the five accompaniment parts can be adjusted individually by using the mixer function. Press the [MIXER] button (the lamp lights) and the MIXER display appears.

The [MAIN A], [MAIN B], [ENDING] and [FADE IN/OUT] operation can be done by using the left pedal (see page 119), conveniently allowing you to change sections without taking your hands from the keyboard.

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Select the desired part by pressing BASS, CHORD, PAD, PHRASE, or RHYTHM and set the value by using the data dial or [/+] buttons. The value changes in units of two. You can also select several parts and adjust their volume settings simultaneously. To reset the value to the basic setting of 90, simultaneously press the [/+] buttons.

To exit the function, press the [MIXER] button again (the lamp turns off) and the previous display appears.

You can also press the [EXIT] button to return to the previous display. Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to call up the second page of the

MIXER display. On this page you can adjust the volumes of your own keyboard performance and the Harmony sound (see page 53).

Press KBD (keyboard volume) or HARMONY to select the part and use the data dial or [/+] buttons to set the value. Press PRESET to return the volume values of all parts to the basic setttings.

Volume of Each Part Range: 0 100 (maximum) Basic setting: KBD (keyboard vol-

ume): 100; other parts: 90 Backup of last settings: OFF

Part Volume Relation [ACMP/SONG VOLUME] is relative to

the [MASTER VOLUME].

Each part volume of the Auto Accom- paniment is relative to the [ACMP/ SONG VOLUME].

KBD (keyboard volume) is relative to the [MATER VOLUME].

The Harmony part volume is relative to the KBD part volume.

Reverb Depth of Each Part For details on setting the Reverb

Depth for each part, see page 35.

The split point also can be set by using the data dial or [/+] buttons. To reset the value to the basic setting of F#2, simultaneously press the [/ +] buttons.

Changing the Split Point

The right range and left range for Auto Accompaniment can be di- vided at any key. Press the desired key while holding the [ACMP ON] to set the split point. (The split point key is included in the left range.)

The keyboard guide lamp of the set split point lights.

The split point set here for the Auto Accompaniment is the same param- eter as set in the Split function (page 30).

Split Point Range: All keys Basic setting: F#2 Backup of last settings: OFF

The split point cannot be set when FULL KEYBOARD is selected.

Playing with the Auto Accompaniment

MIXERFUNCTION

INTROACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

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Other Auto Accompaniment Functions

The CVP-94/92 has many other features and functions that make the use of the Auto Accompaniment even more convenient and enjoyable.

Harmony

This feature adds harmony or embellishment notes to the melody you play in the right range of the keyboard. The harmony notes are produced automatically to match chords played with Auto Accompaniment.

ZSet the Harmony function to ON. ....................................................

To do this, press the [HARMONY] button (the lamp lights).

The ACCOMPANIMENT HARMONY pop-up display appears.

Use the data dial or [/+] buttons in the ACCOMPANIMENT HAR- MONY pop-up display to select the Harmony type. A total of 16 different Harmony types are available.

The Harmony feature cannot be turned on when Full Keyboard is selected for the Auto Accompaniment.

XPlay the keyboard. ...........................................................................................

Play the keyboard along with the Auto Accompaniment. With some Harmony types the voice

used for the Harmony will be different from the currently selected voice.

The Harmony feature can be used while playing back the intro or ending or while the Auto Accompaniment is off, but only octaves (no intermediate harmonies) will be produced.

When chords are played in the right- hand section of the keyboard, the harmony will be applied to the last note played.

CTurn Harmony off. ............................................................................................

To turn Harmony off, press the [HARMONY] button again (the lamp turns off).

Since the Harmony function can be turned on and off while playing, you can add spice and professional polish to your performance by ap- plying harmony to selected phrases as you play.

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

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Left Pedal and Harmony If the Left Pedal Function is set to HARMONY ON/OFF (see page

119), harmonization of notes played on the right-hand section of the key- board only occurs while the left pedal is pressed. This allows you to add harmony only to certain phrases in the middle of the song as you play, without having to take your hands from the keyboard.

The Left Pedal HARMONY ON/OFF function is not effective when the Har- mony feature is off (i.e. the [HAR- MONY] lamp is not lit).

Each style has programmed panel setups of voices and effects that can be recalled easily and instantly via the One Touch Setting function. For the CVP-94, each style has three, while the CVP-92 has two for each style.

For a list of the One Touch Setting parameters, refer to page 29 of the Reference Manual.

One Touch Setting

There are no One Touch Settings for the accompaniment styles of the [PI- ANIST] or [DISK/CUSTOM] groups.

Using the One Touch Setting Function ......................................

ZSelect the desired style in the normal way, then press the [ONE TOUCH SETTING] button.

The lamp lights and the One Touch Setting pop-up display ap- pears.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

When using the ONE TOUCH SET- TING function, the Auto Accompani- ment turns on automatically. If the [ONE TOUCH SETTING] button is turned on before starting the style, Synchronized Start is set to stand-by.

If you change the One Touch Setting during style playback, the tempo set- ting remains the same.

Harmony will not be turned on if the Full Keyboard mode is selected, even if the selected One Touch Setting setup includes Harmony On.

XSelect the desired setting by using the data dialor [/+] buttons. You can also select it by pressing or . Press the SET button to actu- ally change the panel setup to that of the selected setting.

The menu for the selected style is shown at first in the display; however, the menus for all other styles can be selected in this display.

Other Auto Accompaniment Functions

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The panel setup called up here can be freely changed according to your preferences. You can also save it to memory by using the Regis- tration function (page 72).

To exit One Touch Setting, press the [ONE TOUCH SETTING] button again (the lamp turns off), and the previous panel setup before using One Touch Setting is recalled.

Virtual Arranger

To use this, press the [VIRTUAL ARRANGER] button (the lamp lights). The lamp automatically lights when the power is turned on. With Virtual Arranger, you can play simple chords, and the CVP-94/92 automatically embellishes them and provides melodic Auto Accompani- ment.

Virtual Arranger is effective only when Auto Accompaniment is set to ON and the Full Keyboard mode is not selected.

The melodic Auto Accompaniment may sometimes not match with the melody or chord progression of the song being played.

When a [DISK/CUSTOM] style is selected, the Virtual Arranger function has no effect, even if set to on.

This function lets you have the Auto Accompaniment sound only when you hold down keys in the left-hand range (below and including the split point). Auto Accompaniment automatically stops when you release your left hand from the keyboard, and starts again when you play the keys again. This is useful for beginning players who have difficulty playing in precise time. It is also effective for creating accompaniment breaks during the performance.

This function can only be used when Auto Accompaniment is set to on. However, it cannot be used when Full Keyboard is selected.

Synchronized Stop Function

AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

Other Auto Accompaniment Functions

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Press the [ACMP ON] button to call up the ACCOMPANIMENT MODE pop-up display, then use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to select the second page.

Press SYNCHRO STOP so that it is highlighted. The [SYNCHRO START] lamp lights.

To turn Synchronized Stop off, press SYNCHRO STOP again.

The Small Accompaniment function lets you mute some of the se- lected Auto Accompaniment parts, creating a simpler and smaller orches- tration and accompaniment.

Press [ACMP ON] to call up the ACCOMPANIMENT MODE pop- up display. Then, press the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to select the second page.

To turn Small Accompaniment on, press the SMALL ACMP button so that it is highlighted.

To turn Small Accompaniment off, press the SMALL ACMP button again.

Small Accompaniment (SMALL ACMP)

SMALL ACMP can be set to ON when a [PIANIST] style is selected; however, the Auto Accompaniment sounds are not changed.

Other Auto Accompaniment Functions

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Other Auto Accompaniment Functions

Chord Assist

This function uses the keyboard guide lamps to show you appropriate fingerings for chords. (See page 92.)

The Chord Assist feature is essentially an electronic chord book that shows you appropiate fingerings for chords, and is ideal when you want to quickly learn how to play certain chords. Simply specify the desired chord via the display, and the fingerings of the Fingered method are indicated by the keyboard guide lamps.

ZSet the Chord Assist function to ON. .........................................

To do this, first press the [ACMP ON] button to call up the ACCOM- PANIMENT MODE pop-up display, then use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to select the second page.

Press CHORD ASSIST to set the Chord Assist function to on. The CHORD ASSIST display appears and the chord indication auto- matically changes to Fingered.

XStart the Auto Accompaniment. .......................................................

Press [START/STOP] or use Synchronized Start (see page 42) to start the Auto Accompaniment.

CEnter the chord root. .....................................................................................

Press ROOT (it is highlighted), then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the desired root note of the chord.

You can also select the root note by pressing ROOT.

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VEnter the chord type. ....................................................................................

Press TYPE or (it is highlighted), then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the desired chord type.

You can also select the chord type by pressing TYPE.

BEnter the chord...................................................................................................

The fingering for the selected chord appears on the keyboard guide lamps. At this point you can either play the indicated chord on the key- board or press ENTER to actually enter the specified chord, at which the specified chord accompaniment will sound.

The following chord types can be specified from the LCD display.

Major [Maj] Minor [m] Seventh [7] Minor seventh [m7] Minor seventh flatted fifth [m7 (b5)] Sixth [6] Minor sixth [m6] Major seventh [M7] Suspended fourth [sus4]

Augmented [aug] Minor flatted fifth [m (b5)] Seventh suspended fourth [7sus4] Seventh augmented [7 (#5)] Diminished seventh [dim7] Flatted fifth [(b5)] Seventh flatted fifth [7 (b5)] Minor major seventh [mM7]

All the Fingered chords can be entered from the keyboard.

The root and type of the chord name entered from the LCD appears in the ROOT and TYPE parameter locations, while the chord name recognized from the keyboard (or entered by the ENTER button) appears at the side of the keyboard icon located at the left of the LCD.

A flashing keyboard guide lamp indi- cates a note which may be omitted.

NRotate the fingering as desired. .......................................................

Press INVERT in the LCD to shift the fingering down the keyboard. Each time the INVERT button is pressed the next viable fingering for the chord appears. The inversion number appears in the INVERT section of the display.

MStop the Auto Accompaniment. ........................................................

Use [START/STOP] or [ENDING] to stop the accompaniment.

<Turn Chord Assist off. .................................................................................

To turn Chord Assist off, press the [ACMP ON] button (the lamp turns off). Auto Accompaniment also is turned off at the same time.

The split point is not shown on the guide lamps when the Chord Assist function is engaged.

If the split point is set below F#2 it will automatically be reset to F#2.

Other Auto Accompaniment Functions

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Custom Style

The CVP-94/92 Custom Style feature allows you to create original accompaniment styles that can be later recalled and played at any time, just like the presets. Up to 4 custom styles can be maintained in internal memory at the same time, and any number can be saved to disk for later reloading and use. The basic custom style recording procedure is outlined below.

Custom style data is not retained in memory when the power is turned off, so be sure to save your custom styles to disk before turning the power off.

One pre-programmed temporary style is automatically loaded into the [DISK/ CUSTOM] memory whenever the power is turned on. (Memory is common to the Custom Styles and the loaded styles from the optional Style File disks page 69.)

ZEngage the Custom Style feature. .................................................

Press the [DISK/CUSTOM] style selector so that its indicator lights, then press the CUSTOM STYLE LCD button. The Please select a source style. message will appear on the display for a few seconds before going to the CUSTOM STYLE display page 1 and the current [DISK/ CUSTOM] style will begin playing.

XSelect a source style. ...................................................................................

Select a preset style that is close to the style you want to create. Preset style selection is carried out in the normal way (page 38).

If you want to select a [DISK/CUSTOM] style, press the [DISK/ CUSTOM] style button once again and use the STYLE and but- tons, or the data dial or [/+] buttons to select a [DISK/CUSTOM] style.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO DISK

CUSTOM

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

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CSelect the section you want to record. .....................................

In the CUSTOM STYLE display page 1, press the first LCD button as many times as necessary to select the section you want to program first: MAIN A, MAIN B, INTRO, FILL IN, or ENDING. The MAIN A section is initially selected.

Custom Style

In the CUSTOM STYLE, MAIN A, MAIN B, INTRO, FILL IN or ENDING are referred to as section, and RHYTHM 1/2, BASS, CHORD 1/2, PAD or PHRASE 1/2 are referred to as part.

Only one pattern can be created for each INTRO, FILL IN and ENDING section.

Whether the A or B variations of the INTRO, FILL IN and ENDING sections are used as the source pattern de- pends on whether the MAIN A or MAIN B section was selected when the Cus- tom Style function was engaged. (As for FILL IN, FILL IN from A to A, or FILL IN from B to B is used.)

VChange the time signature and number of meas- ures, if required..................................................................................................

If you want to create a style in a different time signature than the cur- rent style, or change the number of measures in the selected section, Press the PAGE [>] button to go to CUSTOM STYLE display page 2.

Current recording section and part

Use the BEAT LCD button to select a different time signature, or the data dial or [/+] buttons once the BEAT parameter has been selected. As soon as you choose to change the beat value, the Clear style ? prompt will appear, since you will have to completely clear all sections and parts of the style and start recording from scratch if you change the time signature. Press OK to clear the style, or CANCEL to abort. Once the style has been cleared you can select a new time signature as re- quired: 2, 3, 4, or 5.

Beat of the selected styleCurrent measure number of the selected section

Total measure number of the selected section

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Use the MEAS. LCD button to select a different number of measures for the selected section, or the data dial or [/+] buttons once the MEAS. parameter has been selected. As soon as you choose to change the number of measures in the section, the Clear section ? prompt will appear, since you will have to clear all parts of the currently selected section and start recording from scratch if you change the number of measures. Press OK to clear the section, or CANCEL to abort. Once the section has been cleared you can select a new number of measures as required: 1 through 8. The FILL IN section has only 1 measure and the number of measures cannot be changed although the FILL IN section can be cleared using this operation.

BSelect the part and voice you want to record. ..................

Use the PART LCD button, the data dial, or [/+] buttons to select the part you want to record:

R1 Rhythm 1

R2 Rhythm 2

Bs Bass

C1 Chord 1

C2 Chord 2

Pd Pad

P1 Phrase 1

P2 Phrase 2

The R1 part is initially selected and set to the record mode. Any part you select can be set to the record mode by using the rightmost LCD button to select REC after selecting the part (the part number will be highlighted). Since parts other than R1 and R2 must be cleared before they can be recorded (if the source style is a preset style or a style loaded from the optional Style File disk) the Clear part ? confirmation will appear if you select a part that contains data: press OK to clear the part and continue, or CANCEL to abort. Only one part can be set to the record mode. All other parts will be set to PLAY (part number sur- rounded by box) or turned OFF (part number only no box). Parts that contain no data are indicated by a dot in place of the part number.

Once the BEAT and/or MEAS. parameters have been set as required, press the PAGE [<] button to go back to the first Custom Style page.

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At this point you can also select the voice you want to record with (the preset voice for that part will initially be selected). For the R1 part, only [DRUMS] voices can be used. For the R2 part, all voices can be used. For the remaining parts, all voices except [DRUMS] can be used.

NRecord the selected part..........................................................................

You can now add new parts to the selected part by playing the key- board at the appropriate timing (play in C Major seventh since the Cus- tom Style is recorded as a C Major seventh pattern). If you want to create a totally new part from scratch, press the CLEAR LCD button to clear the selected part before beginning to record. If both the R1 and R2 parts are cleared the metronome will sound to provide a timing guide (the met- ronome sound is not recorded). When a drum kit voice is used, a single drum instrument sound can be cleared from the R1 or R2 part by press- ing the key corresponding to the instrument to be cleared while holding the keyboard C1 key. The metronome timing guide can also be cleared in this way.

Playback can be started and stopped via the [START/STOP] button as re- quired while in the Custom Style mode data cannot be recorded while playback is stopped.

MQuantize the recorded part, if necessary. ..............................

You can tighten up the timing of a recorded part by aligning all notes to specified beats via the PART QUANTIZE function in CUSTOM STYLE display page 2 (press the PAGE [>] button). Press the LCD but- ton below the note symbol to select quantize size i.e. the beats to which the notes in the current part will be aligned:

Another useful recording aid is the SOLO LCD button: when this button is pressed and highlighted, only the selected part will sound. Press the SOLO button again to turn the solo function off and hear the entire style.

3

3

3

8th notes

quarter-note triplets

quarter notes

32nd notes

16th note triplets

16th notes

8th note triplets

The timing guide will stop as soon as the Custom Style is stored.

The sound of all parts is automatically stopped at the end of the style i.e. at the point between repeats when recording. It is therefore not advisable to record over this point.

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During Custom Style recording, no MIXER display is available.

Once the required quantize size has been selected press the START LCD button to actually quantize the current part. Playback will stop for an instant while the data is being quantized, then the START LCD button will change to UNDO, allowing you to undo the quantize operation and return to the pre-quantized data if the results are not as you expected. You will not be able to UNDO once another button has been pressed.

<Repeat until the custom style is complete. ..........................

Repeat steps 3 through 7 until all parts or all sections have been re- corded as required.

Quantization can also be applied to the already recorded part.

>Name the custom style ...............................................................................

When your custom style is complete, use the PAGE buttons to select CUSTOM STYLE display page 3, and press the STYLE NAME LCD button to go to the style naming page.

The current style name appears in the upper right corner of the dis- play. Use the > LCD button to position the underline cursor at the char- acter you want to change (style names can be up to 12 characters in length). Use the data dial and/or the [/+] buttons to select the character you want to enter from the list in the center of the display, then press the CH.SET LCD button to enter the character at the current cursor position. Repeat this procedure until your name is complete. The BACK LCD button can be used to back up one space and delete a character.

When the name is complete press the OK LCD button to register the name for the current custom style, or CANCEL to abort.

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?Store the custom style. ..............................................................................

Press the STORE LCD button in CUSTOM STYLE display page 3 to store the current custom style in the internal memory. The Store XXXXXXXX? confirmation prompt and MEMORY No. parameter will appear (XXXXXXXX is the style name). Use the MEMORY No. and LCD buttons to select the memory number 1 through 4 to which you want to store the custom style, then press OK to store or CANCEL to abort.

[Exit when done. ..................................................................................................

Press the [EXIT] button to exit from the Custom Style mode and return to the normal play mode.

Custom style data is not retained in memory when the power is turned off, so be sure to save your custom style before turning the power off see Save to disk on page 66.

The tempo setting at the time the Custom Style is stored becomes the preset tempo for that style.

If the selected memory number already contains a style, the style name will appear next to the memory number. The existing style will be overwritten when a new style is stored.

Other Custom Style Functions

In addition to the various functions described in the basic custom style recording procedure, above, the CUSTOM STYLE display pages include several other functions that you may find useful when creating custom styles.

Recall Section ......................................................................................................

This function makes it possible to recall the last-stored version of the currently selected section (all parts of the section are recalled). Simply press the RECALL SECTION LCD button in CUSTOM STYLE display page 2. If the recall operation cant be carried out (i.e. The time signature has been changed), the Cant recall! alert display will appear. If this happens press OK to return to the previous display.

EXIT

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Custom Style

Style Clear ................................................................................................................

Press the STYLE CLEAR LCD button in CUSTOM STYLE display page 3 to entirely clear the current custom style. The Are you sure? confirmation prompt will appear. Press YES to clear the style or NO to abort.

Volume & Effects ...............................................................................................

CUSTOM STYLE display page 4 includes a range of parameters that let you individually set the volume, reverb, effect, and pan for each part of each custom style section. Use the SECT. parameter to select the sec- tion (or ALL sections), and the PART parameter to select the part (or ALL parts). The third LCD button selects VOLUME, REVERB, EF- FECT or PAN, and the VALUE (or DEPTH) parameter sets the amount or depth. When VOLUME is selected the SECT. parameter is fixed at ALL and the VALUE range is from 50 to +50, relative to the preset volume of the source style. The REVERB and EFFECT DEPTH ranges are from 0 to 100. The PAN VALUE settings are L10 (full left) C (center) R10 (full right). When EFFECT is selected the TYPE param- eter appears and you can also select the effect type via the TYPE LCD button. The available effect types are listed below.

Normally the preset VALUE and EF- FECT TYPE are initially selected. If PART is set to ALL, the R1 part preset values are displayed. If SEC- TION is set to ALL, the MAIN A pre- set values are displayed.

Effect type OTHERS may appear if the preset effect type is other than that of what is in the list. The OTHERS selection cannot be re-selected once you change to a different type.

Effect Type List CHORUS 1 CHORUS 2 CHORUS 3

CELESTE 1 CELESTE 2 CELESTE 3

FLANGER 1 FLANGER 2 OFF

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After making sure that a properly formatted disk is inserted in the Clavinova disk drive (page 7), use the MEMORY No. and buttons to select the memory number of the custom style you want to save to disk, or ALL if you want to save a complete set of 4 custom styles. When this is done, press the SAVE LCD button to start saving the data to disk. At this point the name entry display will appear and you can enter a name for the Custom Style disk file in the same way as you entered a name for the Custom Style itself (page 63). Press SAVE when the name has been entered. If a file with the same name already exists the Same name! Overwrite? confirmation prompt will appear. Press OK to overwrite the existing file or CANCEL to abort.

Saved Custom Style files can be loaded via the STYLE FILE LOAD function described in the Style File Load section (page 69).

Your custom styles must be stored to internal memory before they can be saved to disk (see step 10 of the basic custom style recording proce- dure). If a custom style has not been stored and you attempt to save it to disk, the Please store to memory before saving to disk alert display will appear. If this happens press OK to return to the previ- ous display (CUSTOM STYLE display page 3), store the custom style, then try saving again.

Delete from Disk ................................................................................................

Saved custom styles can also be deleted from disk via CUSTOM STYLE page 5.

After making sure that the disk containing the custom style files is inserted in the Clavinova disk drive, press the DELETE LCD button. Use the FILE LCD buttons to select the custom style file you want to delete from disk. The Are you sure? confirmation prompt will appear. Press YES to delete the custom style file or NO to abort.

Press the [EXIT] button to exit from the Custom Style mode and return to the normal play mode.

Save to Disk............................................................................................................

A complete set of 4 custom styles or individual custom styles can be saved to disk via CUSTOM STYLE page 5.

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Custom Style

Once created, your original custom styles can be selected for play- back by pressing the [DISK/CUSTOM] button (its LED will light), and then using the STYLE and LCD buttons or the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the custom style you want to play. The selected style can then be played and used with ABC auto accompaniment in exactly the same way as the preset styles (page 38).

Since only one type of INTRO, FILL IN, and ENDING section can be recorded for each Custom Style, no A/B varia- tions are produced during playback.

Playing Back Your Custom Styles

Custom Style Alert & Error Displays

The following alert and error displays may appear in the corresponding situations.

Insufficient Memory To Store ..............................................................

This alert message will appear if there is not enough memory to per- form a store operation.

In this case it will be necessary to either delete a style you dont need or simplify the style you are currently recording. Press CANCEL to re- turn to CUSTOM STYLE display page 1, at which point you can sim- plify the current style (by clearing a part, etc.), or DELETE to go to the Delete style ? display:

Use the MEMORY No. and buttons to select the number of the style you want to delete, then press OK to delete the style, or CANCEL to abort.

The amount of memory being used for the selected style is also shown on the display (in approximate kilobytes) so as to set up the approximate standard which style to delete in relation to the total 100 KB memory space.

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Exit Before Store ........................................................................................................

If you press [EXIT] button to exit from the Custom Style function before storing the style the following display will appear.

Select a memory number and press YES to store the style and then exit, press NO to exit without storing the style, or press CANCEL to return to the Custom Style mode.

Select a memory number and press OK to store the style and then select the new source style, or press CANCEL to return to the Custom Style mode.

If you want to select a different source style without storing the current style, exit from the CUS- TOM STYLE mode without storing the style (see Exit Before Store above), and then re-enter the CUSTOM STYLE mode.

Memory Full During Recording ..................................................................

This alert message will appear if the memory becomes full during record- ing or editing.

Press OK to return to CUSTOM STYLE display page 1 and simplify the style by clearing a part, etc.

Style Change Before Store..............................................................................

If you attempt to select a different source style before storing the current style you recorded, the following display will appear.

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Style File Load

Style files from optional Yamaha Style File disks, or disks contain- ing custom style files youve created yourself, can be loaded into the CVP-94/92 and played as required.

About the Yamaha Style File Format The Style File Format is Yamahas original auto-accompaniment format which

has evolved through years of development and refinement. Style File Format allows you to use exceptionally high quality accompaniments with a variety of chord types through its unique conversion system. In addition to the internal styles, the optional style disks let you use different sophisticated styles cre- ated with the Style File Format.

Loaded disk styles will be retained in memory only until the power is turned off.

One pre-programmed temporary style is automatically loaded into the [DISK/ CUSTOM] memory whenever the power is turned on.

ZInsert the Style Disk.......................................................................................

Insert the Style File Disk into the disk drive with the sliding door on the disk facing the drive slot and the label side facing upward. The disk should click into place and the DISK IN USE lamp will light briefly while the Clavinova reads and identifies the disk. When an appropriate Style File disk is inserted, the STYLE FILE LOAD display (see step 2 below) will appear automatically. If the disk is already inserted and the STYLE FILE LOAD display is not showing, press the [DISK/CUS- TOM] selector to call the DISK/CUSTOM STYLE display and press the LOAD SINGLE button.

Loading Disk Styles

If a disk containing both song and style files is loaded, the SONG PLAY mode will automatically be selected. In this case press the SONG [PLAY] button so that its indicator goes out to exit from the SONG PLAY mode, then press the [DISK/CUSTOM] button.

FUNCTION MIXER

BEAT

CONTRAST

DISPLAY HOLDPAGE EXIT +

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ABC/SONG VOLUME

DEMO/HELP POP 16BEAT DANCE

POP ROCK BALLAD JAZZ HARMONY

LATIN LATIN POP

TRADI- TIONAL COUNTRY WALTZ DISK

ONE TOUCH SETTING

INTRO A/ FILL TO A

INTRO B/ FILL TO B MAIN A MAIN B ENDING

SMALL ABC ABC ON TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

TEMPO +

PRESETMETRONOME

STYLE

AUTO BASS CHORD START/STOP

REVERB

MAX MAX

MIN MIN

CUSTOM

MEMORY BANK 1

ORGAN

2 3 4 5

STRINGS/ CHOIR BRASS

SAX/ FLUTE BASS

DRUMS/ PERC. SPLIT

DUAL EFFECT CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTHGUITARVIBESHARPSI.E. PIANOPIANOGUIDERECORDPLAY

REW FF PAUSE

SONG

SONG CONTROL REGISTRATION

VOICE

ABC FREEZE

DISK

CUSTOM

DISK IN USE

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Style File Load

A set of 4 files saved by using the Custom Style save ALL function (page 66) can be loaded by pressing the ALL LOAD LCD button rather than the LOAD SINGLE button. The rest of the ALL LOAD procedure is essentially the same as the LOAD SINGLE procedure, as follows.

XSelect a Style File .............................................................................................

Use the STYLE and LCD buttons or the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the desired style file.

You can preview the selected style by pressing the LISTEN LCD button (the LISTEN function is not available in the ALL LOAD dis- play).

If a tempo is set prior to loading the style, that tempo becomes the default for the loaded style.

Some styles are too large for the LIS- TEN function. In this case the Too much data for LISTEN function! Please load data. alert display will appear. In this case load the style directly as in step 3.

ABC is automatically turned on when the LOAD SINGLE button is pressed and the style is played back automati- cally with the ABC accompaniment in C Major when the LISTEN LCD button is pressed. You can also change the chord or try playing on the keyboard if you like.

CSelect a Memory Number & Load the Style .........................

Use the MEMORY LCD button to select the memory number to which the selected style file is to be loaded (1 through 4), then press the LOAD LCD button to load the style file.

Repeat Step 2 and 3 to select and load more style files as you like.

Press the LISTEN LCD button again or the [START/STOP] button to stop listening.

If the selected memory number already contains a style, the style name will appear on the display. The existing style will be overwritten when a new style is loaded.

It is not necessary to select a memory number when ALL LOAD is selected in step 1. Simply press OK to load or CANCEL to abort.

If there is not enough memory to load the specified file the Not enough memory! Delete an unneeded style ? alert dis- play will appear. In this case it will be necessary to delete a style you dont need before loading the new style. Use the MEMORY No. and buttons to select the number of the style you want to delete, then press DELETE to delete the style, or CANCEL to abort.

The ALL LOAD display is as follows:

When ALL LOAD is executed, all data in the four memories will be replaced by new data.

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VEject the Disk When Done ......................................................................

When youve finished with the Style File disk, press the disk drive EJECT button to remove it and return to the normal play mode display. You can return to the normal play mode without removing the disk by pressing the [EXIT] button or a STYLE selector.

The DISK IN USE lamp will light while the style is being loaded. NEVER attempt to remove a disk while the DISK IN USE lamp is lit.

The LISTEN, LOAD, [EXIT] and style buttons will not function while the style data is being loaded (i.e. while the DISK IN USE lamp is lit).

Using Loaded Style Files

Once loaded, style files can be selected for playback by pressing the [DISK/CUSTOM] button (its LED will light), and then using the STYLE and LCD buttons or the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the style you want to play. The selected style can then be played and used with ABC auto accompaniment in exactly the same way as the preset styles (page 38).

The amount of memory being used for the selected style is also shown on the display (in approximate kilobytes) so as to set up the approximate standard which style to delete in relation to the total 100 KB memory space.

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

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CHAPTER 5: Registrations

Registrations (Registering/Recalling Panel

The Registration feature can be used to memorize a number of complete panel setups that you can recall whenever needed. A total of 20 setups (5 banks x 4 memories) can be registered.

ZSet up the controls as required. .......................................................

For a list of the parameter settings memorized by the Registration function, refer to page 29 of the Reference Manual.

XSelect a Registration bank. ....................................................................

Press the BANK [] [+] buttons to show the banks at the top left of the display.

Select one of the five banks: A E.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO 1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION

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CRegister the panel setup. .........................................................................

While holding the [MEMORY] button, simultaneously press one of the REGISTRATION [1] [4] buttons. Any data that was previously in the selected location is erased and replaced by the new settings. The corresponding Registration number (bank/button number) will appear at the top left in the LCD display. For example, when you select bank A and register it to [1], A-1 (number 1 of bank A) will appear next to the R indication in the display.

Registration Range: Bank: A E, Button: 1 4 Basic setting: Pre-programmed set-

tings are registered in all Registration numbers.

Backup of last settings: ON

The data for each Registration or a group of 20 Registrations can be saved to floppy disk, for future recall. (See page 124.)

Press the BANK [] [+] buttons as described above (in step #2) to select the bank corresponding to the desired Registration. Then, simply press the corresponding REGISTRATION [1] [4] button to recall the desired Registration. The recalled Registration number (bank/button number) will appear at the top left in the display. A pencil icon appears at the right of the number in the display as soon as any change is made to the panel buttons or settings. In other words, if the pencil icon is dis- played, the current panel settings are different from those stored in memory.

Only selecting a different bank will not change the Registration settings.

The Registration settings are recalled only when one of the REGISTRATION [1] [4] buttons is pressed.

If the Left Pedal function is set to Reg- istration (see page 119), the left pedal can be used to step through the Regis- trations, letting you recall a different Registration each time the pedal is pressed. However, other left pedal settings assigned to each Registration cannot be recalled in this case.

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION

Registration Memory Number

Edit Symbol

Recalling the Registered Panel Settings

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Freeze Function

When the Registration Freeze function is set to on, the parameters set in the FREEZE display will not be changed when a Registration is re- called. This allows you to recall different Registrations while using the Auto Accompaniment, without suddenly changing the styles or volume settings.

ZPress [FREEZE] (the lamp lights), and the REGIS- TRATION FREEZE pop-up display appears. .......................

Parameters set to Freeze ON appear with an asterisk (*), and ON (in the ON/OFF section) is highlighted.

XSelect the desired parameter by pressing the or button. ....................................................................................................................

You can also select parameters by using the data dial or [/+] buttons. Press ON/OFF to turn Freeze on/off for the selected parameter. To cancel the Registration Freeze function, press [FREEZE] again

(the lamp turns off).

The Registration Freeze function re- mains on even if the banks are changed.

Freeze Parameters Basic setting: ACMP SETTING

Freeze ON (other parameters: OFF) Backup of last settings: ON

Registrations (Registering/Recalling Panel Setups)

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION

Freeze parameters

For a list of the Freeze parameters, see page 29 in the Reference Manual.

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CHAPTER 6: Song Control

Song Playback In this manual, the recorded music data of your performance, and the song data of various disk software are all referred to as songs.

The CVP-94/92 can play back songs youve recorded yourself using the Song Record function (page 93), and other songs of various musical styles. You can also play along on the keyboard with the songs as they play back.

See the section Handling Floppy Disks (page 7) for information on using floppy disks.

Playback data cannot be output via MIDI.

Playback of Different Disks In addition to songs youve recorded yourself, the CVP-94/92 can play

back commercially available disks of Yamaha DOC software, XG software, and Disklavier PianoSoft as well as GM software. See the section Playing Other Types of Music Data on page 87.

Playback

ZEnter the Song Play mode. ....................................................................

Gently insert the included Music Software Collection disk or a disk containing songs youve recorded yourself into the disk drive. Make sure to insert the disk face up in correct direction, as shown in the illus- tration, until it clicks into place. The Song Play mode is automatically called up when a song disk is inserted in the disk drive.

The Song Play mode is not automati- cally engaged from the disk-related FUNCTION displays, or the CUSTOM STYLE display even when inserting the disk.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

Sliding shutter

Label

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The DISK IN USE lamp lights while the CVP-94/92 reads and identifies the disk. Once the disk has been identified, the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display (display page 1) appears in the display and the [SONG] lamp lights.

If a song disk is already inserted but the Song Play mode is not en- gaged, press the [SONG] button.

The [SONG] lamp lights. Press the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to se- lect the first page, if the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display is not shown.

XSelect a song number. ................................................................................

Select the desired song number for playback by using the SONG or buttons, data dial or [/+] buttons.

The selected song number, name, current tempo and the file icon which indicates the type of the file are displayed.

Song numbers 1 - 60 are displayed, including song numbers that contain no song data. However, no song names are displayed for song numbers that contain no data.

Select ALL if you want all songs on the disk to be played in order. Select RANDOM if you want all songs on the disk to be played at random. For either selection ALL or RANDOM the songs will be repeated until playback is stopped.

File Icons There are four icons (shown below) that indicate the type of the file.

Refer to the section MIDI and Data Compatibility (page 8 in the Refer- ence Manual) for information on file formats.

Icons are not shown for song data file recorded with other CVP models, excepting the CVP-94/92 and CVP- 98/96.

Song Playback

/ XG/SMF format file

/ DOC/ESEQ format file

/ Yamaha Disklavier PianoSoft or XG/ESEQ file

/ Song data recorded with the CVP-94/92

File icon

Tempo

Current voice for the keyboard

Selected song number/name

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Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to call up the SONG PLAY [LIST] display (display page 3), to view the entire list of the song names in the disk. The desired song can be selected easily by using the data dial or [/ +] buttons. Up to eight song titles are shown in the display at a time. If more songs are on the disk, the next eight titles will appear when you scroll past the last title shown in the display.

When nothing appears in the song name location... This indicates that there is no song

data for this song number.

Repeat Playback from Specific Songs If you first select ALL in the SONG

PLAY [MAIN] display, and then select a song in the SONG PLAY [LIST] display (display page 3), all songs will be repeatedly played back starting from the selected song.

Repeat Playback of a Single Song If you select a song in the SONG

PLAY [MAIN] display or in the SONG PLAY [LIST] display (display page 3), and then select the 1 SONG in the SONG PLAY REPEAT display (display page 4), only the selected song will be played back repeatedly until stopped.

CStart and stop playback. ...........................................................................

Start playback of the selected song by pressing the panel [PLAY/ STOP] button.

Playback of the selected song starts. Unless ALL or RANDOM is selected, the selected song will play through to the end and play- back will stop automatically. The current measure number and tempo will be shown in the display during playback.

You can also start playback of the selected song by pressing the [START/STOP] button.

Press the panel [PLAY/STOP] button to stop playback.

Song playback stops.

You can also stop playback by pressing the [START/STOP] button. You can exit from the song play mode by pressing the [SONG] but-

ton. The lamp turns off and the previous display appears.

Voice Selection During Playback The voice you play from the keyboard

can be changed during song playback by selecting a voice in the normal way (page 23). The voices of the 1/RIGHT & 2/LEFT part being played back can be changed in the SONG PLAY [PART] display (page 80).

Please note that the song may not start immediately after pressing [PLAY/ STOP].

Turning off the Keyboard Guide Lamp The keyboard guide lamps corre-

sponding to the keys being played by the 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT part will light in real time. These guide lamps can be turned off in the SONG PLAY [GUIDE MODE] display (display page 5). (See page 91.)

Using the Pedal to Start/Stop Playback By setting the Left Pedal Function to

START/STOP in the FUNCTION [PEDAL] display (display page 3), the left pedal can function the same as the [START/STOP] button. (See page 119.)

Song Playback

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

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Adjusting the Tempo The playback tempo of the song can be changed freely as desired.

(See page 40.) The preset tempo for the selected song can be restored at any time by simultaneously pressing the TEMPO [/+] buttons.

Usually the tempo is indicated by numbers. However in case of the free tempo software, - - - will appear in place of the tempo on the display, and the measure numbers shown on the display will not corre- spond to the actual measure; this only serves as a reference as to much of the song has been played back. The increase or decrease of the tempo based on the basic tempo is indicated by a percentage figure in the dis- play when the tempo is changed (from -99 to +99 at maximum; the range differs depending on the software).

The beat lamp may not flash for songs not having rhythm.

With some songs, the displayed measure numbers may not match those marked on the score.

Make sure not to take out the disk while the DISK IN USE lamp is lit or while a song is being played back.

Volume Adjustment for Each Part The volume of each Part can be ad-

justed in the MIXER display.

Adjusting the Level Balance of Song Playback and the Keyboard Voices Use the [ACMP/SONG VOLUME]

control (page 16) to adjust the volume.

When playing back a song recorded with the Auto Accompaniment function, Auto Accompaniment cannot be turned on by pressing the [ACMP ON] button.

VEject the disk .........................................................................................................

When youve finished with the currently loaded disk, simply press the disk drives EJECT button to remove it.

The LCD display returns to the main display.

Song Playback

RESET

TEMPO

DISK IN USE

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Part Cancel

The 1/RIGHT (right hand), 2/LEFT (left hand) and ORCH (accom- paniment) buttons in the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display can be used to turn playback of the corresponding parts on or off. The buttons are high- lighted when the parts are turned on. For example, you can turn off the right- and/or left-hand parts so you can practice them on the keyboard.

Part ON/OFF can be switched during playback.

Parts not having any data cannot be turned on. [This applies when there is actually no data in the assigned track (page 80), or when the assigned track is set to TRK - - (OFF).]

The track assignment for each button can be changed in display page 6 of the SONG PLAY [PART] display (page 80).

In the case of Yamaha Disklavier PianoSoft files, DOC files and XG/ ESEQ files, the part indication does not appear for the parts without data.

Turning Individual Accompaniment Parts On or Off

Normally, pressing the ORCH (accompaniment) LCD button turns all orchestra parts (tracks 3 16) or all parts other than 1/RIGHT and 2/ LEFT on or off at once. You can, however, turn these parts on or off individually from the SONG PLAY [TRACK PLAY] display (display page 2).

All track numbers appear whether the tracks contain data or not when a Standard MIDI file song is selected (excepting songs recorded on the CVP-98/96/94/92).

ZSelect the SONG PLAY TRACK PLAY page. .........................

Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to select the SONG PLAY [TRACK PLAY] display (display page 2).

Tracks which contain data are indicated above TRACK < / >. Tracks enabled for playback are indicated by a box surrounding the track number. Tracks which do not contain data appear as dots ( ).

Song Playback

In this example, 1/RIGHT is cancelled.

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XSelect the desired track for playback (PLAY/OFF, SOLO). .........................................................................................

Select the track by using TRACK < or >, or the data dial, or the [/ +] buttons.

The selected track is indicated by an underline mark.

Select playback or off for the selected track by pressing one of the far right LCD buttons PLAY (playback) or OFF. When a track is muted, the track number box disappears and only the number remains. The voice used by the currently selected track is shown above PLAY/OFF.

Select a track, then press and highlight the SOLO LCD button to hear only the selected track. Press the SOLO LCD button again to cancel the Solo function.

Assignment of Tracks to 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT, and Voice Assignment

Assigning Tracks to 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT ............................

Specific tracks can be assigned to the 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT in the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display, allowing you to selectively turn playback of assigned tracks on or off. TRACK - - (OFF) can be assigned to 2/ LEFT. The same track cannot be assigned to both parts.

The track assignments of DOC files and Yamaha Disklavier PianoSoft files are fixed, and therefore cannot be changed.

Select the SONG PLAY [PART] display (display page 6) by using the PAGE [<] [>] buttons.

Press the 1/RIGHT or 2/LEFT button to highlight the section in the display, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to assign the desired track.

You can also select the track by pressing the 1/RIGHT or 2/LEFT button.

Tracks cannot be assigned during playback.

Song Playback

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Selecting Voices for 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT Parts ..............

The playback voices for the 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT parts can be se- lected in the SONG PLAY [PART] display.

Press PART1,2 VOICE or to highlight the corresponding sec- tion of the display, then select the playback voice for 1/RIGHT and 2/ LEFT parts by using the data dial or [/+] buttons.

Or you can also select it by using the PART1,2 VOICE or .

Overall Song Playback Volume Control

The [ACMP/SONG VOLUME] button can be used to control the overall volume of song playback. If Auto Accompaniment is turned on

during the playback of an original song that was recorded without Auto Ac- companiment, the [ACMP/SONG VOLUME] control will affect the level of the Auto Accompaniment rather than that of song playback. However, Auto Accompaniment cannot be turned on when playing back data transformed with the Transform function (page 127).

The Auto Accompaniment function cannot be used when playing back commercially available disk software or songs recorded with Auto Accompani- ment.

About Track Assignments Basic setting: Differs depending on

the file type (The [2/LEFT] parameter may sometimes be set to TRK - - (OFF).)

The playback voice cannot be as- signed during playback.

Song Playback

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

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When Playing Back XG/SMF Files or Original Song Data

PART1 Part 1

PART2 Part 2

OTHER Parts 3 8, 11 16

RHYTHM Parts 9 and 10

KBD Volume of your keyboard performance

When Playing Back DOC Files

L&R Right- and left-hand parts (piano part)

BASS Bass part

ORCH Orchestra part

RHYTHM Rhythm part

KBD Volume of your keyboard performance

Individual Part Volume Control

To adjust the playback volume of individual parts, press the [MIXER] button while in the Song Play mode to call up the MIXER display. The display corresponding to the software being played back appears in display page 1, and you can control the volume balance of the keyboard sound and the orchestra accompaniment. Each track can be adjusted in display page 2.

Page 1............................................................................................................................

Press one of the LCD buttons to highlight the desired parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to adjust the volume of each part.

Several parts can be selected at once by simultaneously pressing the corresponding LCD buttons. The volume of all selected parts can then be adjusted together. Values can be adjusted in two-unit steps.

Song Playback

MIXERFUNCTION

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When Playing Back XG/ESEQ Files

L&R Right- and left-hand parts (piano part)

ORCH Accompaniment part

KBD Volume of your keyboard performance

When Playing Back Yamaha Disklavier PianoSoft Files

L&R Right- and left-hand parts (piano part)

KBD Volume of your keyboard performance

Page 2............................................................................................................................

Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to call up display page 2 of the TRACK MIXER display so that all sixteen tracks appear. From this page you can change the volume, voice, Reverb Depth, etc.

The parameters below can be changed. See the indicated reference pages for each parameter.

Available parameters in the TRACK MIXER display When track 1 16 is selected:

VOLUME (See page 82.) VOICE (See page 23.) PAN (See page 118.) REVERB DEPTH (See page 35.) EFFECT DEPTH (See page 37.)

When TOTAL is selected: TEMPO (See page 40.) REVERB TYPE (See page 33.) REVERB DEPTH (See page 34.) EFFECT TYPE (See page 36.)

Song Playback

The parameters Program Change Number (PRG#), Bank LSB (BKL), and Bank MSB (BKM), which are used to select voices via MIDI, are displayed when VOICE is selected.

Depending on the file type, some parameters cannot be changed. For such parameters, a Fixed indication is shown.

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Changing Settings in the TRACK MIXER Display

ZSelect the track to be changed. ........................................................

Select the desired track by pressing TRACK < or >. Selecting TO- TAL will change the overall settings of the song rather than the settings of individual tracks.

Press the far right LCD button to select PLAY (playback), OFF, or SOLO for the selected track. Select SOLO if you want to play only the selected track.

XSelect the parameter to be edited. .................................................

Press SELECT or to select the desired parameter. Depending on the file type, voice changes may only be possible for tracks 1 and 2.

CEdit the value or setting. ..........................................................................

Use the data dial or [/+] buttons to change the value or setting. You can make changes to the parameters while the song is playing back, let- ting you immediately hear the results of your edits.

Selecting TOTAL and changing the REVERB DEPTH value will also affect the sound of your keyboard perform- ance.

The voices of tracks to which data of Auto Accompaniment, rhythm and/or harmony have been recorded can also be changed.

Volume range: 0 100

One EFFECT TYPE can be set to a single song. If another song is selected, all settings will return to the basic settings for the song (or the settings used for record- ing the song).

If Auto Accompaniment is turned on during playback of an original song that was recorded without the Auto Accompaniment function, the MIXER display will function as Auto Accompa- niment Part Volume Control instead of Song Track Volume Control.

Song Playback

Selected track is highlighted.

Current value of the selected track

Selected pa- rameter to be edited

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Repeat Functions

The CVP-94/92 has convenient repeat functions that let you repeated play back the same song or sections within the song. This function is useful if you want to practice a difficult phrase repeatedly.

Select the desired mode from the available four Repeat modes from the SONG PLAY [REPEAT] display (display page 4).

Four Repeat modes OFF (Repeat function is turned off) PHRASE (Phrase Repeat) 1 SONG (1 Song Repeat) AB mode (AB Repeat)

The ALL or RANDOM playback mode (in the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display) will be disengaged when any of the Repeat modes are selected.

Any previously set Repeat mode will be reset to OFF when a different song is selected.

Phrase Repeat (DOC files only) ........................................................

For commercially available DOC files, you can select specific phrase numbers (as indicated on the accompanying sheet music) and repeatedly practice only the selected phrase. (Phrase Repeat can be used for the four songs for which notation is provided in the included Music Book.)

If you select PHRASE by using the REPEAT MODE or buttons, the PHRASE display for selection of the phrase number will appear at the right of the button. Press PHRASE or to highlight the corre- sponding section of the display, then select the phrase number by using the data dial or [/+] buttons.

You can also select the phrase number by pressing PHRASE or . Once song playback is started, the selected phrase will be played back

repeatedly until playback is stoppped.

Parts can be turned on/off even during the performance.

The Guide function can also be used simultaneously with Phrase Repeat.

When Phrase Repeat is started, a lead-in count automatically plays be- fore the phrase. However, for free- tempo songs, a lead-in count is not available.

1 Song Repeat ......................................................................................................

When 1 SONG is selected by pressing the REPEAT MODE or button, any song selected and played as described above will play repeat- edly until stopped.

Lead-in count is not played.

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AB Repeat .................................................................................................................

This function allows you to specify any section (between point A and point B) of a song, letting you repeatedly play back the selected section for practice.

When AB mode is selected by the REPEAT MODE or but- tons, A and B will appear at the right of the buttons in the display to specify points A and B.

While the song is playing back, press the A button once at the be- ginning of the section to be repeated.

Then, press the B button at the end of the section to be repeated. Repeat playback of the specified section (from point A to point B) will begin automatically.

The programmed A and B points are retained until a different song or a different Repeat mode is selected. The same section can be played back repeatedly as many times as you desire by using the [PLAY/STOP] button.

The specified A B points will be erased when a new song number or another Repeat mode is selected.

A lead-in count automatically plays before the specified section A B Repeat playback is started. However, for free-tempo songs, a lead-in count is not available.

To specify the A point as the beginning of the song, press A before play- back starts. In this case a lead-in count is not available.

When both the A and B points are specified, pressing the B button clears only the B point, resulting in repeat playback between the A point and the end of the song.

When both the A and B points are specified, pressing the A button clears both A and B points, allowing you to specify other A and B points within the song.

The B point cannot be selected unless an A point is selected.

Other Playback Controls

Pause Press the [PAUSE] button during song playback to temporarily stop

song playback. Press [PAUSE] again or the [PLAY/STOP] button to resume playback from the same point.

Rewind and Fast Forward Use the [REW] and [FF] buttons to rewind or fast forward to the

playback point of the song.

While playback is stopped or paused, the [REW] and [FF] buttons can be used to step backward or forward through the song a measure at a time. Holding down either button continuously moves through the song in the corresponding direction.

Using the [REW] button may cause the voice, tempo, and/or volume to change.

Song Playback

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

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Playing Other Types of Music Data

About Compatible Software ..................................................................

The CVP-94/92 can playback the following types of software.

Sequence formats: SMF (format 0 and 1), ESEQ Voice allocation formats: GM System Level 1, XG, DOC

Refer to the section MIDI and Data Compatibility (page 8 in the Reference Manual) for information on the voice allocation formats and sequence formats.

The internal tone generator of the CVP-94/92 automatically resets for compatibility with song data of the Yamaha XG format (including GM System Level 1) (page 8 in the Reference Manual) or of Yamaha DOC voice allocation (page 8 in the Reference Manual), depending on the playback data. (However, the selected voice allocation on the panel will not change.)

Song Data Recorded on Other Instruments ........................

Song data recorded on other Clavinovas (CVP-50/70/55/65/75/83S/ 85A/87A/59S/69A/69/79A/89/96/98 and CLP-705) will normally be played back with the correct voices even though the volume balance may be slightly different. However, data recorded using the Auto Accompa- niment function of the CVP-50/70 cannot be played back properly.

Song data recorded on the Yamaha Disklavier can also be played back.

Regardless of the type of software, only the following disk formats can be used: 3.5 2DD 720 kilobyte format and 3.5 2HD 1.44 megabyte format.

During playback, the [REW] and [FF] buttons allow you to move the playback point of the song rapidly as long as the button is held. No sound is produced during [REW] operation.

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Guide Control The CVP-94/92 has a special Guide function which allows you to practice by using the appropriate disk software. The piano roll display and the keyboard guide lamp indicate which keys you should play, and when you should play them. You can even practice at your own pace since the CVP-94/92 pauses playback of the accompaniment until you play the correct keys. The Guide function can also be used during playback of the 4. GUIDE DEMO song in the Demo mode. Press one of the GUIDE CONTROL buttons during playback of the 4. GUIDE DEMO song in the Demo mode, and use the Guide function to play the melody part.

Guide Methods and Piano Roll

The CVP-94/92 has three different Guide methods that can be se- lected depending on your playing experience or preferences. Beginning players should practice first with Easy Play, then go on to Next Note, then Sound Repeat.

Practicing the Timing: Easy Play ....................................................

Since the Easy Play method lets you practice only the timing of the notes, you can play anywhere on the keyboard. The melody will play back smoothly when you play with the correct timing. (The accompani- ment plays back normally in tempo.)

Practicing the Notes: Next Note .......................................................

The Next Note method lets you check which notes to play by looking at the piano roll display and the keyboard guide lamps. Since the CVP- 94/92 waits to play the accompaniment until you play the correct note, you can practice at your own pace.

The keyboard guide lamps indicate the timing in which to play, by changing from lit-up to flashing.

When the keyboard guide lamps do not flash... The guide lamps may not flash in the

case of a few songs because of a special guide system. In case of such songs, however, you can switch to the Next Note method so that the lamps flash, if you like. See the Other Guide-related Functions on page 91.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

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Guide Control

Practicing Phrase-by-phrase with the Playback: Sound Repeat .......................................................................................................

In the Sound Repeat method, the CVP-94/92 plays back a short phrase. Listen to the phrase and practice.

Playback of one phrase repeats three times, then is followed automati- cally by the next phrase.

Number of Repeats You can set the number of times the

phrase will be repeated from the SONG PLAY [GUIDE MODE] display (display page 5). (See page 92.)

The keyboard guide lamps can be turned on or off as desired.

Piano Roll To show the piano roll in the display, press any GUIDE CONTROL

button, then press the [PLAY/STOP] button to start playback. A bar of the same length as the note to be played scrolls down from the top of the display toward the bottom. You should play the note at the time the bar reaches the bottom of the display. In order to play the note with the cor- rect duration, hold the note for as long as the bar remains in the display.

ZSet up the desired song for practicing.....................................

Check that the disk is properly inserted in the disk drive before call- ing up the Guide function.

Select the song and cancel the part that you wish to practice your- self from the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display (display page 1).

Using the Guide Function

Before Practicing Before starting to practice, playback

the entire song without cancelling the part to be practiced and listen to it carefully. This will give you a clear idea of how the song should be played, and will make your practice sessions progress more smoothly.

Auto Part Cancel If you turn on the Guide function with-

out cancelling playback of the part to be practiced, 1/RIGHT part is guided (or the 2/LEFT part is guided when the 1/RIGHT part contains no data). How- ever, when you cancel the part before turning on Guide, the setting will be kept until the song is changed.

Piano Roll On/Off The piano roll display can be turned

on or off from the SONG PLAY [GUIDE MODE] display (display page 5). (See page 92.)

When the Song Play Repeat mode is active and the Piano Roll is dis- played, the SONG PLAY [REPEAT] display appears in reduced size. For all other Song Play modes, the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display appears in reduced size.

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XSelect the Guide method. ........................................................................

Press one of the GUIDE CONTROL buttons: [EASY PLAY], [NEXT NOTE] or [SOUND REPEAT].

The lamp of the corresponding button lights.

Turning Off the Keyboard Guide Lamps The keyboard guide lamp can be

turned on and off in the SONG PLAY [GUIDE MODE] display. (See page 92.)

When the GUIDE CONTROL buttons cannot be turned on... The GUIDE CONTROL buttons can be

used only in the Song Play mode or when the 4. GUIDE DEMO song is selected in the Demo mode. Only one Guide mode can be selected at a time.

CPractice the part. ...............................................................................................

Press the [PLAY/STOP] button to start playback.

The piano roll will appear. Practice along with the accompani- ment.

Piano Roll On/Off The piano roll display can be turned on

or off from the SONG PLAY [GUIDE MODE] display (display page 5). (See page 92.)

The correct melody plays back no matter which note you play in the EASY PLAY mode.

The Guide method can be changed during playback. (However, the Guide mode cannot be

changed for songs in which SPECIAL is indicated in the GUIDE MODE loca- tion in SONG PLAY [GUIDE MODE] display page 5.)

The [PAUSE] button cannot be used in the Next Note or Sound Repeat meth- ods.

VStop your practice session. ..................................................................

The Guide function stops automatically when playback reaches the end of the song. You can also stop song playback by pressing the [PLAY/STOP] button.

To turn off the Guide function, press the appropriate button [EASY PLAY], [NEXT NOTE] or [SOUND REPEAT] so that the lamp turns off.

The keyboard guide lamps light corre- sponding to the notes played by the 1/ RIGHT and 2/LEFT parts during song playback, even when Guide is set to off unless the LAMP button is turned off in the SONG PLAY [GUIDE MODE] display. The guide lamps indicate the notes to be played by both the 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT parts when both are turned on or off; when only one of the parts is turned off, the lamps indicate the notes to be played by the part that is turned off.

The guide part can be selected, the guide lamps can be turned on and off, and the Guide function itself can be turned on or off during playback.

Guide Control

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

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Playback tempo can be set to any desired value after a song has been selected by using the TEMPO [/+] buttons.

The positions of the guide lamps will not change, even if the Transpose function (page 116) is used to trans- pose the pitch of the keyboard.

The Guide function may not work properly with software which was not produced for independent left- and right-hand playback.

Since the Guide phrases used in the Sound Repeat method are automati- cally determined by the CVP-94/92, they may not precisely match the actual musical phrases. Also, the phrases may become shorter when the Guide function is used for both the left- and right-hand parts.

Other Guide-related Functions

Various settings related to the Guide functions can be made in the SONG PLAY [GUIDE MODE] display (display page 5). The settings made in this display will

also be effective in the Guide function during playback of the 4. GUIDE DEMO song in the Demo mode.

GUIDE MODE ..........................................................................................................

NORMAL is ususally displayed in the location of the GUIDE MODE. Change the indication to ENSEMBLE by pressing the GUIDE MODE button; the part which was set to Part Cancel in the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display (display page 1) can then be played with the regular Part Cancel function and the other part (not set to Part Cancel) can be played with the Easy Play function.

The ENSEMBLE mode is effective only for songs which have data in both the [1/RIGHT] and [2/LEFT] parts.

The ENSEMBLE mode cannot be used when Next Note or Sound Re- peat is selected.

When Next Note is selected and SPECIAL is indicated in the GUIDE MODE display, a special Guide method is engaged for the selected song. To return the normal Next Note mode, press the GUIDE MODE button so that the indication chages to NORMAL.

The SPECIAL indication appears automatically depending on the song being played back. The SPECIAL indication will not appear, even when pressing the GUIDE MODE button, when playing back songs that do not feature the special method.

When using the Easy Play or Sound Repeat method, the respective method is still active, even if the SPECIAL indication is shown.

Guide Modes Settings: NORMAL/ENSEMBLE/

(SPECIAL) Basic setting: Auto indication of NOR-

MAL/(SPECIAL) Backup of last settings: OFF

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Setting the Sound Repeat Number................................................

To set the number of times the phrase is repeated in the Sound Repeat mode, press the SOUND REPEAT button. When AUTO is selected, only the notes which have not been played correctly are repeated; the Guide function will automatically go on to the next phrase once the previous one has been played properly.

Sound Repeat Number Settings: AUTO, 2 - 10 Basic setting: 3 Backup of last settings: OFF

Setting the Piano Roll Indication.....................................................

The piano roll settings AUTO/ON/OFF can be changed by pressing the PIANO ROLL button. When AUTO is selected, the piano roll will appear by turning on one of the GUIDE CONTROL buttons. When this is set to ON, the piano roll is always shown during playback; when set to OFF, the piano roll is not displayed.

Piano Roll Settings: AUTO/ON/OFF Basic setting: AUTO Backup of last settings: OFF

Keyboard Guide Lamp ON/OFF ........................................................

To turn off the keyboard guide lamps, press the LAMP button to set the function to OFF.

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Song Recording The CVP-94/92 features comprehensive song recording functions that allow you to record your own performances to floppy disks. Three recording methods are available: Quick Recording (page 95), which lets you record quickly and easily; Track Recording (page 98), with which you can record multiple instrumental parts; and Chord Sequence (page 104), which lets you step-record Auto Accompaniment chords. The music you create by recording is called a song. Up to approximately 60 songs can be recorded on a single disk, depend- ing on the amount of data contained in each song. Before you can record, however, you must format a new disk. (See page 94).

Structure of a Song A song can be made up of several instrumental parts, each assigned to

a different track, as shown in the example below.

Various confirmation, alert, and error messages may appear in the display during operation. Refer to the Messages section (page 2 in the Reference Manual) for information on the messages.

Refer to Handling Floppy Disks (page 7) for information on using floppy disks.

Songs recorded by the CVP-94/92 are saved as XG/SMF (format 0) files. See page 8 in the Reference Manual for information on the XG/ SMF (format 0) format.

Recorded song data is not output through the MIDI OUT terminal when played back.

ONE TOUCH SETTING

VOLUME

MASTER VOLUME

ACMP/SONG VOLUME

MAX

MIN

MAX

MIN

DEMO

HELP

POP

BALL ROOM

LATIN POP

TRADI TIONAL

16BEAT ROCK BALLAD JAZZ DANCE

POP PIANIST

HARMONYCOUNTRY WALTZ DISK

CUSTOM

STYLE

START/STOP

TAP SYNCHRO START/STOP

CONTRAST

BEAT

EXITDISPLAY HOLDPAGE

MIXERFUNCTION

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

GUIDE CONTROL

EASY PLAY NEXT NOTE SOUND REPEAT

PIANO E. PIANO VIBES GUITAR ORGAN CLAVI. TONE/

SYNTH

VOICE

XGDRUMSBASSBRASS STRINGS/

CHOIR SAX / FLUTE

DUAL

SPLIT

REVERB

EFFECT

DISK IN USE

1 2 3 4 BANK BANK MEMORY FREEZE

REGISTRATION AUTO ACCOMPANIMENT

INTRO MAIN A MAIN B ENDING FADE

IN/OUT AUTO FILL

ACMP ON VIRTUAL ARRANGER

METRONOME RESET

TEMPO

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

Track 1 Piano Part (right-hand)

Track 2 Piano Part (left-hand)

Track 3 Bass Part

Track 4 Strings Part : :

Track 9 Rhythm Part

Track 10 Rhythm Part : :

Track 16 Organ Part

(Up to a maximum of 16 tracks.)

Song Recording track chart

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DISK IN USE

Recording Setup: Disk Format

Before you can record to the included blank disk, you will have to format it. Commercially available blank disks must also be formatted before using. Refer to Format in the Function section (page 120) to re- format floppy disks that have already been used for recording.

The same display appears when in- serting blank unformatted disks, or disks of different formats.

Format Types 2DD disks are formatted to 720 KB,

while 2HD disks are formatted to 1.44 MB.

ZInsert a disk. ...........................................................................................................

Gently insert the included blank disk for recording into the disk drive face up as shown in the illustration until it clicks into place.

A few seconds after inserting the disk into the disk drive, a Start disk format? message appears in the display. To start formatting, press the OK button. To cancel the format operation, press CAN- CEL.

XExecute the format operation. ............................................................

An Are you sure? message appears in the LCD display; press YES to execute the operation, or NO button to cancel it.

A bar graph appears in the LCD display during formatting to indicate progress of the operation. The display automatically returns to the previ- ous display when formatting is completed.

Song Recording

Shutter

Label side of disk

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Quick Recording

ZInsert a formatted disk. ..............................................................................

Make sure that the disks write protect tab is set to the write posi- tion, then insert the disk face up with the shutter forward until it clicks into place.

The DISK IN USE lamp stays lit until the CVP-94/92 reads and recognizes the disk. If the Song Play mode is not automatically called up, press the [SONG] button.

The lamp lights and the SONG PLAY MAIN display appears. If the SONG PLAY MAIN display is not shown, use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to select display page 1.

The SONG PLAY mode will not auto- matically be called up, even after inserting the disk, in disk-related Func- tion operations and the CUSTOM STYLE display.

Using Style File Disks When using Style File disks, first load

the desired data from the Style File disk (page 69), then insert the record- ing disk.

XSelect the song number to be recorded. ................................

Select the desired song number for recording by using the SONG or buttons, data dial or [/+] buttons.

The song number can be selected from between 1 and 60. The se- lected number becomes the location that the song will be recorded. If a song name appears beside the song number, the selected song already contains data, and another song number must be selected.

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DISK IN USE

Write protect tab closed (unlocked write enabled)

Shutter

Label

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CSelect the record mode. ...............................................................

Press the [REC] button.

The [REC] lamp lights and the QUICK RECORD display of record mode page 1 appears.

Call up page 1 by using the PAGE [<] [>] buttons if the lamp is lit but the QUICK RECORD display is not shown.

The song number for recording can be changed in the QUICK RECORD display.

If Auto Accompaniment is turned on when entering the record mode, the ACMP&RHY track will automatically change to the REC display.

VSelect the part for recording. .................................................

In Quick Recording, three parts can be recorded: the right hand part (1/RIGHT), the left hand part (2/LEFT) and the Auto Accom- paniment & rhythm part (ACMP &RHY). Press the appropriate button 1/RIGHT, 2/LEFT or ACMP&RHY to set the part to REC (record enable) or OFF (record/playback disabled). The PLAY (playback) setting can be selected only for parts which al- ready contain data.

The ACMP&RHY part can automatically be set to REC by pressing the panel [ACMP ON] button. To record only the rhythm, leave ACMP&RHY set to REC, then press the [ACMP ON] button so that the lamp goes out.

Both 1/RIGHT and 2/LEFT cannot be set to REC at the same time.

Tracks Recorded with Harmony, Dual or Split Functions You can record your performance with har-

mony parts using the Harmony function, or record two different parts by using the Dual or Split functions. Harmony is recorded to tracks 6, 7 and 8. When using Dual with recording of the 1/RIGHT part, data is recorded to tracks 1 and 3; when using Split with recording of the 1/ RIGHT part, data is recorded to tracks 1 and 5. When using Dual with the 2/LEFT part, data is recorded to tracks 2 and 4; when using Split with the 2/LEFT part, data is recorded to tracks 2 and 5.

Tracks Recorded Using Auto Accompaniment When recording Auto Accompaniment, the

rhythm is recorded to tracks 9 - 10, bass to track 11, and chordal backing to tracks 12 - 16.

When a part is set to REC (record enable), recording is set to stand-by and automatically starts when you play the keyboard.

When the ACMP&RHY part is set to REC, the metronome will sound to provide a timing guide in the Synchronized Start mode before record- ing is started. (The metronome doesnt sound when Synchronized Start is released.)

The Chord Sequence recording method (page 104) lets you record Auto Accompaniment without having to play chord parts in tempo.

Song Recording

When any part is displayed in REC, the remain- ing memory capacity of the disk (in kilobytes) will appear next to the tempo display. Empty 2DD and 2HD disks should have about 690KB and 1400KB, respectively. This is room enough for about 50,000/100,000 notes if no other data is recorded. When recording is started, this display is replaced by the measure number display.

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

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BSelect the desired voices and accompaniment style, etc. .......................................................................................................

Select the voices and accompaniment style and set the tempo in the normal way, and other settings needed. (If you want to try out the selected voices, style and tempo, etc., make sure to do so be- fore entering the SONG PLAY mode, since the recording will start as soon as you play the keyboard or press the [START/STOP] button.)

When Using Style File Disks When using Style File disks, make sure to load

the data from the Style File disk (page 69) before inserting the disk for recording.

The Auto Accompaniment functions INTRO, AUTO FILL, ENDING, and FADE IN/OUT can be also recorded. Press the INTRO button before starting to record, press the AUTO FILL button during recording, press the ENDING button at the end of recording, and press the FADE IN/OUT button at the beginning or end- ing of the recording. When the ENDING button or the FADE IN/OUT button is pressed at the ending, recording stops automatically after playing the ending pattern or fade out.

Recording Along with the Metronome 1. After selecting the voice, press the [METRO-

NOME] button, and set the Beat parameter in the METRONOME display. The metronome will start sounding.

2. The recording starts as soon as you play the keyboard. The metronome sound is not re- corded.

When a disk is not inserted... A song can be recorded to internal memory if it

is short enough. A maximum of approximately 2500 notes 25KB can be recorded; however, this amount may be less if other functions are used. The internally recorded song will be deleted when the power is turned off or when another song is loaded. See Recording With- out a Disk (page 114) for more information.

Song Recording

NStart recording. ......................................................................................

There are several ways to start recording, as described below.

Recording your keyboard performance (1/RIGHT or 2/LEFT)

Start playing the keyboard or press the [PLAY/STOP] button.

Recording the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm (ACMP&RHY)

Start playing the keyboard (in the left range when the keyboard is split) with the Synchronized Start function or press the [START/STOP] button.

Recording your keyboard performance together with the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm

Start recording in the same way as described in Recording the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm (ACMP&RHY) above to start recording your keyboard performance together with the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm.

Recording the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm in the middle of recording your keyboard performance

Start recording your keyboard performance as in Recording your keyboard performance (1/RIGHT or 2/LEFT) above, then start recording the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm while you play as described in Recording the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm (ACMP&RHY) above.

Adjusting the Volume During Recording During recording, you can adjust the volume of

the recorded Auto Accompaniment and/or keyboard part from the [ACMP/SONG VOL- UME] control and the MIXER display. When entering the record mode, [ACMP/SONG VOLUME] is automatically reset to the default value (MAX), regardless of the current slider position.

Turning Harmony or Split On/Off During Re- cording When recording the 1/RIGHT part, [HAR-

MONY] or [SPLIT] can be set to on and re- corded for only this part. When the 2/LEFT part is selected, the Harmony sound and the left range of the split cannot be recorded. When the recording part is changed, [HAR- MONY] and [SPLIT] are automatically turned off.

The keyboard guide lamps do not light up during recording.

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MStop recording. ...................................................................................................

Press the [PLAY/STOP] button.

Recording stops. When the recorded data has been written to disk, the [REC] lamp goes out and the song play display appears. You can also stop recording by pressing the [REC] button.

When pressing the [START/STOP] button, only the recording of the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm will stop. You can continue recording your keyboard performance, without the Auto Accompaniment and rhythm. Press either the [PLAY/STOP] or [REC] button in order to actually stop recording.

<Play back the recording. ...........................................................................

Press the [PLAY/STOP] button.

The recorded data will be played back. During playback you can use the [REW], [FF] and [PAUSE] buttons to control the playback, and use the TEMPO [/+] buttons to change the tempo. You can also play along on the keyboard.

Playback will stop automatically when the end of the recording is reached, or you can press the [PLAY/STOP] button again to stop it at anytime.

The CVP-94/92 may continue to write data to the disk for a short time after you stop recording. DO NOT eject the disk while the DISK IN USE lamp of the disk drive is lit.

When a song has been recorded, a temporary name SONG *** (*** is the number) will automatically be given to the song. You can change the name as desired. (See page 108.)

The [ACMP ON] and/or [HARMONY] lamp(s) automatically go out when recording of these parts has finished.

When recording is finished, [ACMP/ SONG VOLUME] is automatically reset to the default setting (MAX), regardless of the current slider position.

ZSet up the instrument for recording. ...........................................

The first three steps in the Track Recording process are exactly the same as those for Quick Recording. (See page 95.)

Track Recording (Multi-track Recording)

XSelect the TRACK RECORD Page ..................................................

Use the PAGE [<] [>] buttons to select the TRACK RECORD page (RECORD display page 2). Each track will be displayed in the TRACK < > section. Tracks which are enabled for playback are indicated by a box surrounding the track number, and tracks which are record-enabled are indicated by highlighted number. Tracks which do not contain data appear as dots ().

Song Recording

When the Rhythm track(s) contain data, an indication appears at the right below RHYTHM in the display.

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CSelect the desired track for recording. .....................................

Press the TRACK < or > buttons or use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the track.

The selected track is indicated by an underline mark.

Use the LCD button at the far right to set the selected tracks to REC (record enable) or OFF (record/playback disable). PLAY can only be selected for tracks which contain data. When playback for a track is turned off, the track number box disappears and only the number re- mains.

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Two separate tracks can be set to record simultaneously when record- ing keyboard parts.

If you intend to record using the Dual or Split functions, two tracks must be record-enabled.

If Auto Accompaniment and/or Harmony are turned on, the recording track numbers are automatically fixed, as described below.

* If Auto Accomapniment is turned on, tracks 9 through 16 are auto- matically record-enabled for recording the Auto Accompaniment data. If the Harmony function is turned on, tracks 6 through 8 are automatically record-enabled for recording the Harmony data.

When the RHYTHM button is pressed, tracks 9 and 10 are automati- cally selected for the rhythm data. Set tracks 9 and 10 to REC, PLAY, or OFF by using the LCD button at the far right.

Track 10 (and 9, in some cases) can only be used to record the rhythm sound of the accompaniment style and cannot be used to record keyboard part. Also, the keyboard part should be recorded on a track other than those used for Harmony or Auto Ac- companiment.

When Auto Accompaniment is turned on, Synchronized Start recording is automatically set to stand-by.

When the RHYTHM tracks (9 and 10) are set to REC, the metronome will sound to provide a timing guide in the Synchronized Start mode.

VSet all performance features as required. .............................

After setting the tracks to be recorded, set up all necessary perform- ance features as required: voice, accompaniment style, tempo, reverb, etc.

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BStart recording. ...................................................................................................

There are several ways to start recording, as described below.

Recording your keyboard performance

Start playing the keyboard or press the [PLAY/STOP] button.

Recording the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm

Start playing the keyboard (in the left range when the keyboard is split) with the Synchronized Start function or press the [START/ STOP] button.

Recording your keyboard performance together with the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm

Start recording in the same way as described in Recording the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm above to start recording your keyboard performance together with the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm.

Recording the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm in the mid- dle of recording your keyboard performance

Start recording your keyboard performance as in Recording your keyboard performance above, then start recording the Auto Accom- paniment or rhythm while you play as described in Recording the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm above.

The current measure number is shown in the display as you record. The parameters listed below will be recorded in addition to notes you play. (Recorded parameters differ depending on the play styles and set- tings.)

If Auto Accompaniment and/or Har- mony are already on when the Track Recording page is selected, the corre- sponding tracks are automatically record-enabled and the Synchronized Start mode is automatically turned on.

If you want to re-record part of the song (for example, if youve made a mistake in the recording), you can easily do so with the Punch-in /out Recording function (page 101).

Backing Up Your Data Any time you have recorded some

amount of data, you should copy the data to another song number for backup purposes (see page 121 for information on the Copy operation). Doing this prevents accidental loss of important data, should you inadvert- ently delete the data during recording.

Parameters Recorded for Each Track Notes Voice Volume (initially maximum) Pan Damper pedal Soft pedal Sostenuto pedal Reverb depth Effect depth Individual part volume Fade-in/out (converted into volume data)

Parameters Recorded for the Entire Song Tempo Reverb type Reverb depth Effect type* Accompaniment style Intro Main A/B Fill-in Ending * The last recorded track effect takes priority.

Other Recorded Parameters Accompaniment style data which is recorded but not listed above includes: Individual part volume

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NStop recording. ...................................................................................................

Press the [PLAY/STOP] button.

Recording stops. The [REC] lamp goes out when the data has been written to the disk, and the song play display appears.

You can also stop recording by pressing the [REC] button. When pressing the [START/STOP] button, only the recording of the

Auto Accompaniment or rhythm will stop. You can continue recording your keyboard performance without the Auto Accompaniment or rhythm. Press either the [PLAY/STOP] or [REC] button in order to actually stop recording.

When recording is finished, [ACMP/ SONG VOLUME] is automatically reset to the default setting (MAX), regardless of the current slider position.

Song Recording

Adding New Tracks

You can add a new track to your song by selecting a new record track(s) and voice(s) for recording as described above. You can record while playing back and monitoring the previously recorded tracks, letting you assemble a complete song by repeating this process.

If you record on a track that has al- ready been recorded, the previous material will be erased and the new material will be recorded in its place.

Punch-in/out Recording

With the Punch-in/out Recording function, you can selectively re- record specified sections of the song. Punch-in/out recording allows you to start recording from any Punch-in point within a previously re- corded track and stop recording at any Punch-out point, leaving intact all recorded material up to the Punch-in point and following the Punch- out point.

Punch-in/out recording cannot be used on tracks to which Auto Accompani- ment, rhythm and/or Harmony are recorded.

ZPlay back the song. ........................................................................................

Play back the song in order to locate the point you want to Punch-in (re-record) from .

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

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XPause before the Punch-in point. ...................................................

Press the [PAUSE] button to pause play back a bit before the point at which you want to start recording. Leave a measure or more before the Punch-in point so youll be able to grasp the timing for the Punch in.

CTurn on the Punch-in/out function. ...............................................

Press the [REC] button.

The PUNCH IN/OUT display appears.

VSelect a track. .......................................................................................................

Press the TRACK < or > buttons or use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the track.

The selected track is indicated by an underline mark.

Use the LCD button at the far right to set the selected track to REC (record enable) or OFF (record/playback disable). PLAY can only be selected for tracks which contain data. When playback for a track is turned off, the track number box disappears and only the number re- mains.

Only tracks which allow Punch-in/out Recording will appear and can be selected. The rhythm, Auto Accompa- niment and Harmony tracks cannot be selected.

Auto Setting of Punch-in/out If no other track is selected, the last

recorded track is automatically se- lected for Punch-in/out.

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SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

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BSelect the Punch-in mode. .....................................................................

Select the desired Punch-in mode by using the LCD button located second from the right. Two modes are available, as described below.

1ST KEY Recording begins as soon as the first key is played, after Punch-in playback is started in step 7 (below).

PEDAL Recording begins as soon as the left pedal is pressed, after Punch-in playback is started in step 7 (below).

When the PEDAL Punch-in mode is selected, the left pedal is automatically assigned for this function only (the normal pedal function is canceled).

NSelect the Punch-out mode. .................................................................

Select the desired Punch-out mode by using the center LCD button. Two modes are available, as described below.

REPLACE When recording is stopped, all data following the stopped point will be erased.

PCH.OUT When recording is stopped, all data following the stopped point will remain intact.

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MStart playback and recording. ............................................................

Press the [PLAY/STOP] or [PAUSE] button to start playback from the current paused location.

To start Punch-in record when the 1ST KEY mode is selected, simply begin playing at the point from which you want to record.

To start Punch-in record when the PEDAL mode is selected, press the left pedal at the point from which you want to record.

When the PEDAL mode is selected, recording can also be stopped by pressing the left pedal.

<Stop recording. ...................................................................................................

Press the [PLAY/STOP] button.

Recording stops. When the data has been written to disk, the [REC] lamp goes out and the SONG PLAY [MAIN] display ap- pears.

You can also stop recording by pressing the [REC] button.

When the PEDAL Punch-in mode is selected, recording can be started directly by pressing the left pedal, without having to start playback by pressing the [PLAY/STOP] or [PAUSE] button.

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Chord Sequence

The Chord Sequence function allows you to enter Auto Accompani- ment data step-by-step according to chord names, and lets you record the accompaniment part without having to play the song in time with the rhythm or at a certain tempo.

ZSet up the instrument for recording. ...........................................

Just as you did in steps 1 through 3 of Quick Recording, insert a for- matted disk, select a song number, then press the [REC] button to enter the Record mode.

Select the RECORD [EDIT] display, page 3 of the Record mode, by using the PAGE [<] [>] buttons.

Set Up for Step Recording of the Data You can enter the chords with the SINGLE FINGER, MULTI FIN-

GER, or FINGERED Auto Accompaniment modes, or by specifying the chord name manually from the LCD display. If you wish to enter chords with one of the Auto Accompaniment modes, select the desired mode at this point.

Song Recording

SONG

PAUSE REW FF

REC PLAY/ STOP

SONG CONTROL

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XTurn on the Chord Sequence function. .......................

Press the CHORD SEQ. button in the RECORD [EDIT] dis- play.

The CHORD SEQUENCE display appears and Auto Ac- companiment is turned on. If the Full Keyboard mode is currently active, the Fingered Chord mode will be selected instead.

Changing the Auto Accompaniment Mode Auto Accompaniment cannot be turned off

while the Chord Sequence function is active. However, you can select from among the Multi Finger, Fingered, and Single Finger Auto Ac- companiment modes from the pop-up display by pressing the [ACMP ON] button. The split point can also be changed.

When Chord Sequence cannot be turned on... The chord sequence function cannot be used

when no disk has been inserted in the disk drive.

The Chord Sequence data will automatically replace any previous data in the Auto Accom- paniment and rhythm tracks that was recorded in the Quick Record or Track Record modes.

Up to 999 measures can be recorded using the Chord Sequence function.

The chord input resolution will be automatically selected according to the current style. For styles of 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/8, 9/8 and 12/8 time signatures, one chord can be entered on every 8th note or 8th-note triplet. For other time signatures, one chord can be entered for each measure.

Entering Accompaniment Style and Section Changes One style change or section change (page

106) can be made at the beginning of each measure (The Intro pattern can only be en- tered at the beginning of a song.). However, Auto Fill data can be entered anywhere you desire.

CMove the cursor to the entry point. .................................

The display shows measures as a horizontal line with 8th-note divisions.

To move the triangular cursor along the measure indication to the point at which you want to enter a chord or style change, press one of the CURSOR < > buttons (the section is highlighted), then use the data dial or [/+] buttons.

You can also move the triangular cursor by pressing the CUR- SOR < > buttons.

Adjusting the Volume of Auto Accompani- ment You can also enter volume changes for the

Auto Accompaniment. Used judiciously, these can help you create professional-sounding dynamic changes in the Auto Accompaniment of your song. To do this, first enter the Auto Accompaniment part volume data from the MIXER display; the volume event symbol ( ) will appear in the box on the right side of the LCD display. To actually record the volume data at the current position, press the SET button in the CHORD SEQUENCE display. (An initial volume event is automatically en- tered at the beginning of a song.)

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VEnter and set the chords and/or style changes. ............

To enter a chord, either play the chord with appropriate fingering on the left range of the Auto Accompaniment section of the keyboard (lower than the split point), or highlight ROOT or TYPE in the LCD display and use the data dial or [/+] buttons.

You can also select the chord by pressing the ROOT or TYPE button.

The input chord name also appears in the ROOT and TYPE sections of the display when a chord is entered via the keyboard.

To enter a style change (style, section and tempo) simply make the appropriate selections in the normal way.

Once the chord and/or style has been selected, press the SET button. The data is recorded to the current cursor location, and a black box appears in the measure indication. The cursor auto- matically moves to the next position.

The entered data of the recorded style will be shown in the display: the time signature, the sytle name and section appear at the top left of the display, and the chord name and tempo appear in the box at the right.

Continue moving the cursor to other positions and enter chords and style changes in this manner. You can always check the entered data during the operation by playing back the sequence using the [PLAY/ STOP] button.

The data recorded by the Chord Sequence function is listed below.

Data Recorded By the Chord Sequence Function Accompaniment style Section (MAIN A/B, Intro, Ending, Auto-fill, Fade-in/out, Break) Chord name Auto accompaniment part volume (MIXER settings) Tempo Rhythm on/off ACMP/SONG volume (as an initial setting only) SMALL ACMP VIRTUAL ARRANGER (one ON/OFF setting for an entire song only)

Fade-out cannot be entered during Fade-in.

Entering Rhythm-only Sections You can also record the rhythm alone

(without accompaniment) to your song. To do this, record a blank chord in the desired measure by leaving the TYPE parameter set to - - -.

Entering a Break A complete break can be created by

setting the chord type to - - - and setting rhythm sound to OFF (see RHYTHM ON/OFF below).

The types of chords that can be en- tered are the same as those listed for the fingered mode (page 50). On- bass chords can be entered via the keyboard.

The measure number is indicated at the left of the measure indication.

For information on other useful editing features, see the section Chord Se- quence Page 2 Functions below.

The same chord, as set previously (i.e., the same chord shown in the box at the right of the LCD display), cannot be entered even if the SET button is pressed.

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BStop recording. ...................................................................................................

When all recording has been finished, select page 2 of the CHORD SEQUENCE display, then press the END MARK and SET buttons and input an end mark which determines the location of the ending. The end mark will be displayed in the box at the right of the LCD display.

The chord sequence data now resides in tracks 9 through 16, and can be played back in the normal way. Add other tracks as desired by using the standard track selection and recording procedure. You can also record over the Auto Accompaniment parts and replace them with original material if you like by using the standard track selection and record procedure.

The song recorded via the Chord Sequence function can be modified later by re-entering the Chord Se- quence mode and making the desired changes. However, keep in mind that any data recorded over the Auto Ac- companiment parts (with normal track recording) will be replaced by the preset accompaniment style data. (For example, even if youve recorded your own bass part, it will be erased and replaced by the original bass pattern if you correct the data in the Chord Sequence display.)

Page 2 of the CHORD SEQUENCE display contains a number of versatile functions that help you enter chords more efficiently.

Finally, press the [REC] button and a Save recorded data? message will appear. Press YES to store the recorded data and automatically leave the Chord Sequence function; the display returns to the SONG PLAY display. To leave without saving the data, press NO. To continue editing the sequence without saving the data, press CANCEL.

Other Chord Sequence Functions

ALL DELETE To delete all sequence data, press the ALL DELETE button. An Are

you sure? confirmation prompt appears. Press YES to execute the op- eration, or NO to cancel.

DELETE To delete the data at the current cursor location, press the DELETE

button. An Are you sure? confirmation prompt appears. Press YES to execute the operation, or NO to cancel.

END MARK To enter an end mark at the current cursor location, press the END

MARK button followed by the SET button. An end mark signifies the end of the song, and should always be entered to properly end each song. (An end mark is unnecessary when ending with an Ending pattern or Fade-out.) The cursor cannot be moved past an end mark. You can de- lete an end mark by using the DELETE button, just as with other normal data.

End Mark Unless an end mark is entered, the

song will end one measure after the last entered data. If an Ending pattern or Fade-out is input, the song will end at the last measure of the Ending or Fade-out.

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End mark

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RHYTHM ON/OFF To turn the rhythm sound on or off, press the RHYTHM ON/OFF

button followed by the SET button. No rhythm sound is produced fol- lowing the location to which a rhythm off event is entered; the rhythm starts sounding again from the location to which a rhythm on event is entered.

The rhythm on/off status can be checked by mark in the box at the right in the LCD display.

The Record mode also features a number of convenient edit functions that provide even greater control over the song data. The Record Edit functions include: Song Name, which lets you name a recorded song file; Track Edit, which gives you a variety of track-related editing controls, such as Track Mix and Track Delete; and Initial Edit, which lets you change the data at the beginning of a song, such as voice, reverb, and effect settings.

To select the Record Edit function, call up the RECORD [EDIT] dis- play (Record display page 3) after selecting the song you wish to edit.

This function is used to name song files recorded with the CVP-94/92 or to change existing names. To call up the Song Name function, press the SONG NAME button in the RECORD [EDIT] display.

Song Name

The Song Name function cannot be used when a disk has not been in- serted in the disk drive.

Song Recording

Record Edit Function

The Record Edit functions can only be used for song data recorded with the CVP-94/92 (or 98/96).

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ZEnter the desired name. ............................................................................

Use the [>] button to move the underline cursor to the desired char- acter position in the file name display. (File names can be up to 12 char- acters in length).

Use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select and highlight the char- acter or mark you wish to enter.

Press the CH.SET button to enter the selected character to the current cursor position and move to the next position. Continue entering other characters or marks in this way.

To delete the character at the previous position, press the BACK but- ton. The character before the underline cursor is deleted and the cursor moves back to the deleted position. To abort the Song Name operation and return to the RECORD EDIT display, press the CANCEL button.

XRegister the name. ..........................................................................................

When the song file name is complete, press the OK button to register it. The new name is registered as the current song file name. To cancel the operation, press the CANCEL button. To exit from the Song Name function, press the [REC] button (the lamp goes out).

Song Recording

Press the TRACK EDIT button in the RECORD [EDIT] display to call up the TRACK EDIT display. There are three pages in the TRACK EDIT display: TRACK EDIT [MIX], TRACK EDIT [DELETE], and TRACK EDIT [QUANTIZE].

Track Edit

Track Copy Only tracks containing data will appear

and can be selected for TRK A and TRK B. In addition, - - - (no track) can also be selected for TRK B. In this case, the data of TRK A will simply be copied to TRK C.

For the Track Mix function, the se- lected track voice and volume data, etc. (i.e., all data except note data) of TRK A will be effective for the track after the mix operation.

Track Mix Track Edit Page 1 The Track Mix function combines the data from two specified tracks

and copies the result to a third specified track.

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Track Delete Track Edit, Page 2 The Track Delete function can be used to delete the data from any

specified track.

ZSpecify the two tracks to be mixed. .............................................

Press the TRK A and TRK B buttons to highlight the parameters, and use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the two track numbers to be mixed. The voices which are used for the selected tracks are indicated at the side of A:/B:, located at the left of the LCD display.

XSpecify the destination track. .............................................................

Use the TRK C parameter to specify the track to which you want to record the mixed data. You can also specify the track for the mixed data by highlighting the appropriate section using the TRK C button, then using the data dial or [/+] buttons.

Any previous data in the destination track will be erased.

CExecute the Track Mix operation. ...................................................

Press the MIX button to begin execution of the Track Mix operation. An Are you sure? confirmation prompt will appear. Press YES to ex- ecute the Track Mix operation or press NO to cancel.

When this is completed, the MIX button will change to UNDO, al- lowing you to undo the Track Mix operation and restore the previous data (before mixing).

Press the [REC] button (the lamp goes out) to exit the Track Mix function.

You can also exit the Track Mix function by pressing the [EXIT] button.

The previous data of the mixed track will remain even after executing Track Mix. If the old data is not needed, you should delete it. (See Track Delete below.)

A bar graph indicating the progress of the Track Mix operation will appear while the data is being processed.

You can check if the results are as you expected or not, by starting and stop- ping playback with the [PLAY/STOP] button before performing the UNDO operation.

The Undo function cannot be used if youve selected another track or exited from this mode.

The Undo feature cannot be used for data recorded to internal RAM (see page 114).

ZSpecify the track to be deleted. ........................................................

Use the TRACK or button to highlight the Track parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the track to be deleted.

A bar graph indicating the progress of the Track Delete operation will appear while the data is being processed.

You can check if the results are as you expected or not, by starting and stop- ping playback with the [PLAY/STOP] button before performing the UNDO operation.

XExecute the Delete operation. .............................................................

Press the DELETE button. At the Are You Sure? confirmation prompt, press YES to execute the Delete operation or NO to cancel.

The DELETE display will change to the UNDO display after the De- lete operation is executed. If the result is not what you expected, press the UNDO button to restore the data of the deleted track to what it was before performing the Delete operation.

Song Recording

Only tracks containing data will appear and can be selected.

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To exit the Track Delete function, press the [REC] button (the lamp goes out).

You can also press the [EXIT] button to exit the Track Delete func- tion.

Track Quantize You can tighten up the timing of a recorded part by aligning all

notes to specified beats with the Track Quantize function. For example, you can accurately align the recorded notes to 8th- or 16th-note resolu- tion.

ZSpecify the track to be quantized. .................................................

Use the TRACK or button to highlight the Track parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the track to be quantized.

Only tracks containing data will appear and can be selected.

XSpecify the quantize size. ..................................................................

Press the LCD button below the note symbol to select the desired quantize size as shown below.

CExecute the Quantize operation. .....................................................

Press the QUANTIZE button. At the Are you sure? confirmation prompt, press the YES button to execute the Quantize operation or NO button to cancel.

The QUANTIZE display will be changed to the UNDO display after the Quantize operation is executed. If the result is not what you ex- pected, press the UNDO button to restore the data of the quantized track to what it was before performing the Quantize operation.

To exit the Track Quantize function, press the [REC] button (the lamp goes out).

You can also press the [EXIT] button to exit the Track Quantize func- tion.

Only the note data and voice data are quantized.

A bar graph indicating the progress of the Quantize operation will appear while the data is being processed.

You can check if the results are as you expected or not, by starting and stop- ping playback with the [PLAY/STOP] button before performing the UNDO operation.

The Undo function cannot be used if youve changed the quantize size, selected another track, or exited from this mode.

The Undo feature cannot be used for data recorded to internal RAM (see page 114).

32nd notes

16th note triplets

16th notes

8th note triplets

8th notes

quarter-note triplets

quarter notes

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3

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Song Recording

The Undo function cannot be used if youve selected another track or exited from this mode.

The Undo feature cannot be used for data recorded to internal RAM (see page 114).

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Initial Edit (Changing the Initial Data)

The Initial Edit function allows you to change the volume level of each track or the initial data set for the entire song after youve finished recording. The INITIAL EDIT display appears when you press the INITIAL EDIT button in the RECORD [EDIT] display. All sixteen tracks are displayed simultaneously in this display and the settings such as volume, voices and reverb depth can be changed.

The following parameters can be changed in the Initial Edit display. Refer to the indicated page for details on each parameter.

XSelect the parameters to be changed. .......................................

Select the parameters to be changed by pressing the SELECT or button.

Parameters which can be changed with Initial Edit: When [TOTAL] is selected

Tempo (page 40) Reverb Type (page 33) Reverb Depth (page 34) Effect Type (page 36)

Any voice changes entered in the middle of the original song will be erased when the voice parameter is changed in the Initial Edit mode.

Depending on the data type, some parameters cannot be changed. For such parameters, a Fixed indication is shown.

For songs recorded to 1/RIGHT or 2/ LEFT of the copied DOC files, voice changes can only be made to track 1 or 2.

Making Settings in the INITIAL EDIT Display

ZSelect the track to be edited. ...............................................................

Select the track whose parameters you wish to change by pressing the TRACK < or > button. If TOTAL is selected, the setting change will be made not for each track but for the entire song.

When one of tracks 1 - 16 is selected Volume (page 82) Voice (page 23) Pan (page 118) Reverb Depth (page 35) Effect Depth (page 37)

The selected track is highlighted.

The current parameter value of the selected track.

The selected pa- rameters to be changed.

Song Recording

The parameters Program Change Number (PRG#), Bank LSB (BKL), and Bank MSB (BKM), which are used to select voices via MIDI, are also displayed when VOICE is selected.

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CChange the settings. .....................................................................................

Use the data dial or [/+] buttons to change the settings. You can instantly check the effect of the changes, since the settings can be changed during playback.

If [TOTAL] is selected and the value of the reverb depth is changed, the new setting will also affect the keyboard sound.

The voices of the tracks to which Auto Accompaniment, rhythm and/or Har- mony data have been recorded, can also be changed.

The volume parameters initial default value is 100 for each track. The value can only be decreased.

Only one effect type can be set for each song.

The data may not be played back accurately if you use the [REW] button while editing the data.

VWrite the changes............................................................................................

When all the Initial Data changes have been made as desired, press the WRITE button. At the Are you sure? confirmation prompt, press the YES button to actually make the specified changes, or NO to cancel.

When this is completed, the WRITE button will change to UNDO, allowing you to undo the Write operation and restore the data of the ed- ited track to what it was before you made any edits.

All edited data for any number of tracks within a single song can be written in a one-time Write operation, by pressing the WRITE button.

You can check if the results of the Initial Edit are as you expected or not, by starting and stopping playback with the [PLAY/STOP] button before per- forming the UNDO operation.

The Undo function cannot be used if youve selected another track or exited from the Initial Edit mode.

The Undo feature cannot be used for data recorded to internal RAM (see page 114).

BExit the Initial Edit function. ..................................................................

To do this, press the [REC] button.

The [REC] lamp goes out and the Initial Edit operation is com- pleted.

You can also exit the Initial Edit function by pressing the [EXIT] button.

If you do this after making any edits that you have not yet written to disk, a Write edited data? confirmation prompt will appear. Press YES to write the edited data and exit from the Initial Edit mode, NO to exit without writing the data, or CANCEL to return to the Initial Edit mode and continue editing.

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Recording Without a Disk

The CVP-94/92 has internal RAM memory (about 25KB) that allows a limited amount of recording even if a disk is not loaded up to approximately 2,500 notes, if no other data is recorded. If you enter the Song Record mode without inserting a disk, CVP MEMORY will be indicated in the SONG display as shown below, and the Quick Record- ing, Track Recording and Punch-in/out Recording functions will become available.

Chord Sequence data cannot be re- corded to internal RAM memory.

The Song Name function cannot be engaged for data recorded to internal RAM. However, the Track Edit func- tion (page 109) and the Initial Edit function (page 112) can be engaged for data recorded to internal RAM.

When entering the Song Play mode after recording the song to inter- nal RAM, the CVP indication is shown in the SONG section of the dis- play, allowing you to playback normally.

If you insert a song disk (and select a song number) when the internal RAM contains recorded song data, a Delete CVP MEMORY? confir- mation prompt will appear. Press YES to delete the song data recorded to the internal RAM. The song data recorded to internal RAM also can be erased by turning the power off. If you wish to keep the recorded data, use the Song Copy function (page 121) to copy the recorded data to disk.

Playback.......................................................................................................................

The recorded song can be played back in the normal way.

Quick Record display when using the internal RAM.

Song PLAY MAIN display when playing back the internal RAM song.

Song Recording

Song data recorded to internal RAM is deleted when entering the Demo mode or Custom Style mode, or when load- ing Style Files. In such cases, a confir- mation prompt does not appear.

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Selecting and Operating the Functions .....................................

All functions in this mode can be selected and set by using the fol- lowing procedure.

ZPress the [FUNCTION] button.

The lamp lights and the Function mode display appears.

CHAPTER 7: The Utility Functions

The Function mode provides various advanced functions that, for example, let you make various MIDI settings, or give you greater, more convenient control over disk-related operations. These sophisticated functions let you customize the CVP-94/92 to your own musical needs and preferences.

XSelect the page of the desired function by using the PAGE [<] [>] buttons. The Function mode contains a total of seventeen pages.

CFor the round-edged parameter box, press the appropriate LCD button to highlight the desired section of the display, then use the data dial or [/+] button to change the settings. For the sharp-edged parameter box, you can use the appropriate LCD button to select and execute the functions.

VPress the [FUNCTION] button when finished.

The [FUNCTION] lamp will go out.

You can also exit by pressing the [EXIT] button.

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Tune ...........................................................................................................................

The Tune function lets you make fine adjustments to the pitch, allowing you to accurately match the tuning with that of other instru- ments. The frequency (in Hz) of A3 is displayed in the TUNE sec- tion. It can be set in approximately 0.2-Hz steps over a range of +/ approximately 26 Hz (+/ approximately 100 cents).

Keyboard

Keyboard 1 (KEYBOARD 1) Display PAGE 1

Tune Range: 414.8 Hz (102.1 cent) 466.6Hz

(+101.62 cents) Initial value : 440 Hz Backup of last settings: OFF

Restoring the Basic Setting To restore the basic setting, simultaneously

press both the TUNE buttons or both the [/+] buttons.

Hz (Hertz) Pitch is measured in units of Hertz (abbrevi-

ated Hz), which represents the number of times the sound wave vibrates in a second.

Cent Cent is a unit of pitch, equal to 1/100 of a

semitone. (100 cents = 1 semitone)

Tune has no effect on the Drum Kit voices.

The XG Master Tune setting is effective when playing back songs containing XG Master Tune data. The corresponding value is indicated in the Keyboard 1 display (Function display page 1).

Transpose ............................................................................................................

The Transpose function makes it possible to shift the pitch of the keyboard in semitone units, allowing you to match the pitch of the keyboard to the range of other instruments or singers, or letting you easily play in a different key without having to change your finger- ing. For example, if the Transpose amount is set to +5 semitones, playing C results in a pitch of F, or in other words, you can play in the key of C major on the keyboard and automatically have the pitch transposed to F major.

Transpose Range: 24 semitone (2 octaves) + 24

semitone (+ 2 octaves) Initial Value: 0 Backup of last settings: OFF

Restoring the Basic Setting To restore the basic setting, simultaneously

press both the TRANSPOSE buttons or both the [/+] buttons.

Soundable Range of Transpose Notes below and above the original 88-key

range (A-1 to C7) sound one or two octave(s) higher and lower, respectively.

The Transpose function does not affect the Drum Kit voices.

When playing back songs containing XG Transpose data, the XG Transpose data is effective only for the data playback sound. The value set on the panel affects the keyboard sound.

The value set here affects the play data transmitted via MIDI.

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Effect Setting ..........................................................................................................

This feature determines whether the basic effect setting (page 36) for each voice is automatically selected or not, when the voice is selected.

To change the setting, press the EFFECT SETTING button. When set to AUTO, the basic effect setting for each voice is automatically selected when the voice is selected; when set to MANUAL, effect settings are not changed when voices are selected.

Effect Setting Settings: AUTO, MANUAL Basic Setting: AUTO Backup of last setting: OFF

Effect Setting The effect type, effect depth and effect

ON/OFF parameters are set for each voice.

Keyboard 2 (KEYBOARD 2) Display PAGE 2

Key Touch...................................................................................................................

Key Touch determines how your playing strength (velocity) affects the volume of the voices. Four types are available for tailoring the key- board response to the selected voice, type of song, or your own playing preferences. Select the type by pressing the KEY TOUCH button. The data dial and [/+] buttons cannot be used.

Settings

HARD This setting requires you to play the keys quite strongly to pro- duce maximum loudness.

NORMAL This is the standard keyboard response and is used as the basic setting.

SOFT This setting lets you produce a relatively loud sound even when playing the keys softly.

FIXED This setting produces the same degree of loudness, no matter how strongly or softly you play the keys. You can set the fixed loudness by pressing the FIXED VELO. button to highlight the parameter, then using the data dial or [/+] buttons to set the level (range: 1 127, basic setting: 76).

This function does not affect the actual weight of the keys.

Key Touch Basic setting: NORMAL Basic setting (of FIXED VELO.): 76 Backup of last settings: OFF

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Pan .....................................................................................................................................

Pan determines the stereo image of the voices, or in other words, where the sound of the voice appears to come from left, center, or right. The Pan position can be set individually for the following three voice assignments:

LEFT Left voice in the Split mode

RIGHT1 Right voice in the Split mode/1st voice in the Dual mode/voice for normal keyboard performance

RIGHT2 2nd voice in the Dual mode

Relatively right

Pan Settings: L (left) Center R (right)

(21 steps) Basic setting: Settings for each voice

(center, key scale pan, drum kit pan) * However, the basic settings of each

voice is displayed in the center position in the LCD display.

Backup of last settings: OFF

Restoring the Basic Setting To restore the basic setting, simultane-

ously press both [/+] buttons.

The default Pan position for some voices features keyboard scaling. This shifts the Pan position depending on what keys you play. The lower you play on the keyboard, the more the sound shifts to the left; the higher you play, the more the sound shifts to the right.

The Drum Kit voices have special pan settings for each individual instrument. The Pan setting in this function moves the sound relatively left or right of the special pan setting for each sound.

The Pan setting affects all voices globally.

The Pan setting affects the keyboard- played voices only.

In the normal play mode (single voice mode) only the RIGHT1 (right range/ 1st voice) setting is effective.

Relatively left

Center

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Pedal

Pedal (PEDAL) Display PAGE 3

Left Pedal ....................................................................................................................

This function conveniently lets you set the left pedal to control one of various functions.

Controllable Functions and Data

SOFT The left pedal functions as the soft pedal (basic setting). (See page 32.)

START/STOP The left pedal functions the same as the [START/STOP] button. (See page 77.)

HARMONY When the Harmony function is set to on, Harmony is ap- plied only while the left pedal is held down. (See page 53.)

REGISTRATION The panel settings registered to the next Registration number are recalled each time the left pedal is pressed. (See page 73.)

MAIN A The left pedal performs the same function as the [MAIN A] button. (See page 41.)

MAIN B The left pedal performs the same function as the [MAIN B] button. (See page 41.)

ENDING/RIT. The left pedal performs the function same as the ENDING button. You can have the song end ritardando (slow down gradually) by pressing the left pedal twice in succes- sion. (See page 44.)

BREAK Pressing the left pedal during the style playback produces a break in the accompaniment and rhythm for as long as the pedal is held. When the pedal is released, normal playback resumes from the next measure. (See page 44.) If you press the left pedal a second time within one meas- ure, normal playback resumes immediately.

FADE IN/OUT The left pedal performs the function same as the [FADE IN/OUT] button. (See page 43, 44.)

Left Pedal Basic setting: SOFT Backup of the last settings: OFF

If the left pedal is set to REGISTRA- TION, the setting of the left pedal function in Registration memory is not recalled.

Damper Range.......................................................................................................

This determines whether the damper pedal affects the right-hand, left- hand, or both voices in a Split setup. Press the DAMPER RANGE but- ton to set. The data dial and the [/+] buttons cannot be used.

Damper Range Settings: R (the damper pedal affects

only the right-hand voice), L (the damper pedal affects only the left-hand voice), R&L (the damper affects both the left-and right-hand voices)

Basic setting: R Backup of last settings: OFF

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Disk When using the disk-related function, make sure to first set the [FUNCTION] button to on and call up the appropriate page before inserting the floppy disk. Disk functions cannot be used even when pressing the [FUNCTION] button if a floppy disk has been inserted and the [SONG] button is set to on. In this case, press the [SONG] button again so that the lamp goes out, then use the Disk functions.

Format (FORMAT) Display PAGE 4

Format the floppy disk for the use with the CVP-94/92. Refer to page 94 for information on formatting a new, blank disk or disks of different formats.

The operation explained here is for re-formatting a disk that has al- ready been used with the CVP-94/92 and deleting all data on the disk.

Formatting a disk erases all the data on the disk.

Types of Format 2DD disks are formatted into 720 KB,

while 2HD disks are formatted into 1.44 MB.

XExecute the format operation. ............................................................

Press the START button.

An Are you sure confirmation prompt will appear. Press YES to execute the format or NO to cancel.

A bar graph appears in the LCD display during format to indiate the process of format. Once a disk has been formatted, song data and other data can be recorded, saved, or copied or other data to it.

ZInsert the disk to be formatted. .........................................................

Make sure that the disks write protect tab is set to the write posi- tion, and insert the disk into the disk drive face up with the shutter for- ward until it clicks into place.

Write protect tab closed (unlocked write enabled)

DISK IN USE

Shutter

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Song Copy (SONG COPY) Display PAGE 5

This function allows you to copy song data (data files on disk) re- corded by the CVP-94/92 to a different song number on the same disk, or to a different disk.

ZSet up the disk(s). ............................................................................................

Insert the disk containing the source song.

Press either of the left-most two LCD buttons to select the copy type. Two copy types are available.

DISK 1 1 This function allows you to copy the song to a different song number on the same disk.

DISK 1 2 This function allows you to copy the song to a different disk.

XSelect the source song. .............................................................................

Press the SONG button to highlight the parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the source song.

The selected song name will appear in the upper section of the LCD display.

CSelect the destination song number (DISK1 1 only) .................................................................................................

This step is only for the DISK1 1 copy type. If you have selected the DISK1 2 type copy, go on to step 4.

Press the SONG button to highlight the parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the destination song number.

If the destination song number already contains data, the name of the song file will appear in the middle section of the LCD display. In this case, the original data of the destination song number will be erased and overwritten by the source song data when execut- ing the copy operation.

If the CVP-94/92s internal memory contains song data recorded without a disk, the CVP mode will be automati- cally selected for copying the internal memory data to disk (see page 123), and the DISK1 1 or DISK1 2 copy mode cannot be selected. In this case if you want to keep the data of internal memory, copy it to disk first, and delete the internal memory data by using the Song Delete function (page 123). Then, attempt the DISK1 1 or DISK1 2 copy operation again.

When using the Copy function within the same disk, the operation cannot be performed if the destination song is set to the same number as the source song. In this case, a Select a different number! message appears.

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VExecute the Copy operation. ...............................................................

Press the COPY button.

The Copy operation begins. If you are copying to the same disk, an Are you sure? confirmation prompt will appear. Press the YES button to continue or the NO button to cancel.

The copy operation is not effective if the same song numbers are selected as the source song and the destination song in the DISK1 1 type copy. In this case, a Select a different number! message will appear.

If you are copying the data to a different disk, a Number of disk ex- change (**) message appears to indicate the number of times the disk will have to be changed. Press the OK button to continue, or the CAN- CEL button to abort the operation.

When copying to a different disk, follow the instructions in the LCD display, changing the source and destination disks as necessary.

The first time the destination disk is inserted, the following LCD dis- play will appear. Use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the destina- tion song number.

If the destination song number already contains data, the song name will appear in the LCD display. In this case, the original data of the destination song number will be erased and overwritten by the source song data when executing the copy operation. Press the OK button to continue, or CANCEL to abort.

Caution on Copying Commercial Soft- ware Copying of commercially available

software is strictly prohibited, except for your personal use.

Data files (other than those made with the CVP-98/96/94/92) that have been copied once cannot be copied a sec- ond time to another disk. Also, addi- tional data can be recorded only to the right-hand/left-hand parts of the copied DOC files.

Song data of the CVP-98/96/79A/69/ 69A/59S can be copied by the CVP- 94/92.

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Copying Data Recorded Without a Disk If youve recorded a song without inserting a disk, the song data is

automatically recorded to the CVP-94/92s internal RAM. To copy the data to the disk, first select the Song Copy display and insert a formatted disk.

Select the destination song number, then copy to disk in the nor- mal way.

The CVP - DISK parameter is automatically selected, with the inter- nal RAM data as the source data for copying.

Song Delete (SONG DELETE) Display PAGE 6

You can delete unneeded song data from the disk in this display. Be careful not to delete any important data on the disk; once the Delete op- eration is performed, it cannot be undone.

ZSet up the disk. ...................................................................................................

Insert the disk containing the song data to be deleted into the disk drive.

XSelect the song to be deleted. ............................................................

Use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the song to be deleted. The song data in the CVP-94/92s internal RAM can be also deleted with this operation. To do this, select the CVP MEMORY parameter instead of the song number (CVP MEMORY appears only when the internal RAM contains song data).

CExecute the Delete operation..............................................................

Press the DELETE button.

An Are you sure? confirmation prompt will appear. Press the YES button to delete the selected song, or press the NO button to cancel the operation.

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This function allows you to save the panel settings registered using the Registration function to disk, load Registration data from disk, delete Registration data from a disk, or name Registration files.

Before executing the Registration function, make sure that the disk you want to use for this operation is inserted in the disk drive.

Refer to page 29 in the Reference Manual for a list of settings regis- tered by the Registration function.

ZSelect the file type. .........................................................................................

Press either of the two left-most LCD buttons to select the file type to be loaded, saved, deleted or named.

Registration (REGISTRATION) Display PAGE 7

REGISTRATION Contains each or all Registration file(s) in 20 Registration memory locations.

ALL SETUP An All Setup file contains all panel setting data in the list on page 29 in the Reference Manual.

To save or load the data of REGISTRATION, first set the REGIST (Registration number) parameter. When saving, press the REGIST but- ton to select the desired Registration file number from ALL or A-1 E-4 to save to disk. When loading, select the internal destination loca- tion from ALL or A-1 E-4.

XSelect the file operation. ...........................................................................

Use the second LCD button from the right to select the desired file operation: LOAD, SAVE, DELETE or NAME.

CPress the START button. ............................................................................

Operation begins.

The subsequent steps for each file operation depend on the operation youve selected. Refer to the corresponding instructions for each opera- tion below.

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SAVE ................................................................................................................................

When you select SAVE, the name entry function display for the file to be saved will appear.

Press the [>] button to move the underline cursor, and select the character position of the file name. (File names can contain up to twelve characters.)

Use the data dial or [/+] buttons to highlight the characters to be input.

Press the CH.SET button to input the selected characters at the current underline position of the file name. Continue moving the cursor to other characters or marks and entering them in this way.

To delete the character at the previous position, press the BACK but- ton. The character before the underline cursor is deleted and the cursor moves back to the deleted position.

To abort the name entry operation and return to the FUNCTION [REGISTRATION] display, press the CANCEL button.

When the file name has been completely entered, press the SAVE button to execute the Save operation. If you enter a name that already exists on the disk, a Same name! Overwrite? message will appear. Press the OK button to overwrite the original file with the new file, or CANCEL to abort the Save operation.

NAME ...............................................................................................................................

When you select NAME, the Name function display will appear.

First, select the desired file to be named. Press either of the two left- most LCD buttons to select the file, then press the OK button.

The name entry display will appear. Enter a new file name in the same way as described above for the Save function.

Pressing the OK button changes the current name to the newly entered name. Press the CANCEL button to abort. If you enter a name that already exists on the disk, a Same name! Overwrite? message will appear. In this case, press the OK button to overwrite the original file with the renamed file, or CANCEL to abort the Name operation.

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LOAD ...............................................................................................................................

When you select LOAD, the Load function display will appear. The original internal data will be erased and overwritten when executing the Load operation. Make sure to save all important data to disk (see page 125) before using the Load operation.

First, select the desired file to be loaded. Press either of the two left- most LCD buttons to select the file, then press the OK button.

DELETE .........................................................................................................................

When you select DELETE, the Delete function display will appear.

First, select the desired file to be deleted. Press either of the two left- most LCD buttons to select the file, then press the OK button.

An Are you sure? confirmation prompt will appear. Press the YES button to delete the selected file, or the NO button to abort the Delete operation.

Disk

An Are you sure? confirmation prompt will appear. Press the YES button to load the selected file, or the NO button to abort the Load operation.

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Transform (TRANSFORM) Display PAGE 8

This function allows you to convert song data recorded on the CVP- 94/92 so that the data can be played back on other Clavinova models or a Disklavier.

Make sure to insert a proper disk (2DD disk containing the data to be converted) in the disk drive.

Compatible Disk Types for Data Con- version Only 2DD type disks can be used for

this operation. If a 2HD disk is used a 2HD disk is not valid! Please copy to 2DD disk. message will appear. In this case, first copy the song you wish to convert to a 2DD disk by using the Song Copy function (page 121), then attempt the conversion again.

Data in the Clavinovas internal memory cannot be converted until it is saved to disk.

About the CVP-98/96/59S/69A/69/79A Clavinovas The CVP-98/96/59S/69A/69/79A

Clavinovas can play back the song data recorded on the CVP-94/92 with- out conversion.

The original pre-converted data re- mains intact even after the conversion has been executed.

ZSelect the conversion type. ...................................................................

Use either of the two left-most LCD buttons to select the target for- mat of the file (the instrument for which the converted data is to be used). The following three types are available.

CVP PERFORMANCE This type converts the selected data for playback on the CVP-50/70/55/65/75/83S/85A/87A/89, CLP-705, DOM-30, and DOU-10.

PIANO FORMAT 1 This type converts the data for playback on the Disklavier, excepting the MX100A and MX100B.

PIANO FORMAT 2 This type converts the data for playback on the Disklavier MX100A or MX100B.

XSelect the song to be converted by using the data dial or [/+] buttons. ......................................................................................

If data converted to PIANO FORMAT 1/2 is played back on the CVP series, DOM-30 or DOU-10 instruments, tracks 1 and 2 will not sound.

CPress the TRANSFORM button. .........................................................

An Are you sure? confirmation prompt will appear. Press the YES button to start data conversion of the selected song, or the NO button to cancel the operation. When the conversion process is finished, a Com- pleted! SONG No.** message appears to indicate the song number to which the data was saved.

If the conversion was executed by using CVP PERFORMANCE, C) is added to the beginning of the original name, and if the conver- sion was executed by the PIANO FORMAT 1/2, P) is added to the beginning of the original name.

Recording or editing cannot be per- formed on the converted songs.

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MIDI

MIDI 1 Display PAGE 9

Functions related to MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) can be called up from pages 9 through 11. If you are using the MIDI terminals, set

the HOST SELECT switch to MIDI.

Set the Send Channel SEND CH ..........................................................

In any MIDI control setup, the MIDI channels of the transmitting and receiving equipment must be matched for proper data transfer (channels 1 through 16). This function sets the MIDI transmit channels of the CVP-94/92 .

Independent MIDI channels can be set for the following three differ- ent types of play data.

LEFT Left voice in the Split mode

RIGHT1 Right voice in the Split mode/1st voice in the Dual mode/voice for normal keyboard performance

RIGHT2 2nd voice in the Dual mode

Transmission Channel LEFT setting: OFF (no transmission),

channels 1 16 Basic setting: 3 Backup of last settings: OFF

RIGHT 1 setting: OFF (no transmis- sion), channels 1 16

Basic setting: 1 Backup of last settings: OFF

RIGHT 2 setting: OFF (no transmis- sion), channels 1 16

Basic setting: 2 Backup of last settings: OFF

MIDI Reception The CVP-94/92 always receives MIDI data in the Multi Timbre mode. This is a mode in which the

CVP-94/92 voices can be independently controlled on different MIDI channel numbers (1 through 16) by an external MIDI device. This means that you can produce the sound of a full band or ensemble on the CVP-94/92 by using a computer or MIDI sequencer.

Local Control ON/OFF LOCAL .............................................................

Local Control refers to the fact that, normally, the CVP-94/92 key- board controls its internal tone generator, allowing the internal voices to be played directly from the keyboard. This situation is called Local Control ON. When the local control is set to off, the keyboard and sound source are separated and no sound is output through the CVP- 94/92 when playing the keyboard. However, the data of the keyboard performance is output through MIDI. By setting Local Control to off, you can play an external MIDI tone generator from the keyboard of the CVP-94/92 without sounding the internal voices.

To set this, press the LOCAL button. The data dial and [/+] buttons cannot be used.

Local Control Settings: ON/OFF Basic setting: ON Backup of last settings: OFF

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Sync ..................................................................................................................................

Playback of songs and Auto Accompaniment is normally controlled by the internal clock (INT.) of the CVP-94/92 at a specific tempo. By setting this clock to EXT., the CVP-94/92s tempo can be controlled by an external sequencer or rhythm machine. For example, this lets you play the Auto Accompaniment of the CVP-94/92 in perfect synchroniza- tion with an external sequencer.

To set this, press the SYNC. button. The data dial and the [/+] but- tons cannot be used.

Sync Settings: INT. (internal clock)/EXT.

(external clock) Basic setting: INT. Backup of last settings: OFF

If the clock mode is set to EXT. and a MIDI clock signal is not being received from an external source, features related to the Auto Accompaniment and the accompaniment styles cannot be used.

MIDI 2 Display PAGE 10

The MIDI 2 function display contains the MIDI filter settings which can be used to turn transmission and reception of certain types of MIDI data on or off.

Program ON/OFF ................................................................................................

Normally the CVP-94/92 will respond to MIDI program change num- bers received from an external keyboard or another MIDI device. For example, the CVP-94/92 can change voices in response to MIDI pro- gram change messages received from a connected MIDI sequencer. (These messages do not affect the keyboard-played voices.) The voices of connected external MIDI devices can also be changed by program change messages transmitted from the CVP-94/92. (Program change messages are transmitted when changing voices on the panel of the CVP- 94/92.)

Depending on your particular MIDI setup, you may find that this fea- ture is convenient in some cases and not in others. Set PROGRAM to off if you wish to disable the program change transmission/reception. Set PROGRAM to Tx&Rx to turn on transmission/reception of pro- gram change messages.

Program Settings: Tx&Rx (transmitted/re-

ceived), OFF (not transmitted/re- ceived)

Basic setting: Tx&Rx Backup of last settings: OFF

Bank MSB and LSB messages can be transmitted and received even when Program is set to off.

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The program numbers of the CVP-94/92s voices are standarized ac- cording to the XG voice allocation. See the Voice List on page 20 in the Reference Manual for details.

Control ON/OFF ...................................................................................................

Control change messages are used for various non-keyboard perform- ance controls, such as the damper pedal, or for expressive control of the sound of a connected MIDI device, such as effects and volume. For ex- ample, the CVP-94/92 can respond to control change messages transmit- ted from an external MIDI sequencer. (These messages do not affect the keyboard-played voices.) Similarly, an external MIDI device can be controlled by sending control change messages from the CVP-94/92 to that device. (Control change messages are transmitted when operating the damper pedal, etc. on the CVP-94/92.) Set CONTROL to off if you want control change messages not to be transmitted or received.

Control change data recognized by the CVP-94/92 is listed in detail on page 10 in the Reference Manual.

Control Settings: Tx&Rx (transmitted/re-

ceived), OFF (not transmitted/re- ceived)

Basic setting: Tx&Rx Backup of last settings: OFF

System Exclusive ON/OFF .......................................................................

System exclusive messages are used for more advanced or detailed MIDI control, or for controls related to specific manufacturers devices. Set SYS EX. to off if you desire not to transmit/receive the system exclu- sive messages. Set SYS EX. to Tx&Rx enable transmission and re- ception of these messages.

System exclusive data recognized by the CVP-94/92 is listed in detail on page 12 in the Reference Manual.

System Exclusive Settings: Tx&Rx (transmitted/re-

ceived), OFF (not transmitted/re- ceived)

Basic setting: Tx&Rx Backup of last settings: OFF

Start/Stop ON/OFF ............................................................................................

By using the Start/Stop command, the rhythm and performance of the receiving device can be started/stopped from the sending device via MIDI. For example, you can transmit the start/stop command from an external MIDI sequencer to start and stop the Auto Accompaniment or song playback on the CVP-94/92. Also, the playback of an external MIDI sequencer or rhythm machine can be started/stopped by starting/ stopping the Auto Accompaniment on the CVP-94/92. Set START/ STOP to off if you want to disable transmission/reception of start/stop. Set it to on to enable transmission/reception.

Start/Stop Settings: Tx&Rx (transmitted/re-

ceived), OFF (not transmitted/re- ceived)

Basic setting: Tx&Rx Backup of last settings: OFF

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MIDI 3 Display PAGE 11

From the MIDI 3 display you can set whether or not MIDI data re- ceived from an external device is affected by the Transpose setting (page 116) or not, whether or not the Auto Accompaniment, rhythm and Har- mony data is transmitted, and whether or not the MIDI data received from an external device affects the keyboard-played voices.

MIDI Transpose Receive .............................................................................

When MIDI TRANSPOSE is set to on, the Transpose setting (page 116) will affect the MIDI data received by the CVP-94/92.

Transpose Receive Settings: ON (enabled), OFF (disa-

bled) Basic setting: ON Backup of last settings: OFF

The Transpose setting made in the KEYBOARD 1 Page 1 in the Function section is effective for data transmitted via MIDI.

Transmitting Auto Accompaniment /Harmony Data ....

When the ACMP&RHY parameter is set to on, accompaniment data is transmitted via the MIDI [OUT] terminal when playing back the Auto Accompaniment. The data is transmitted over MIDI channels 9 - 16.

If the HARMONY parameter is set to on, Harmony data is transmitted via the MIDI [OUT] terminal when using the Harmony function. The data is transmitted over MIDI channels 6 - 8.

The Auto Accompaniment or Harmony can be recorded to a computer or external sequencer by using these functions.

Auto Accompaniment/ Harmony Transmission Setting of ACMP&RHY: OFF (not

transmitted), 9 - 16 ch (transmitted) Basic setting: OFF (not transmitted) Backup of last settings: OFF

Setting of HARMONY: OFF (not trasmit), 6 - 8 ch (transmit)

Basic setting: OFF (not transmit) Backup of last settings: OFF

When transmitting the Auto Accompa- niment or Harmony data via MIDI, do not select the Auto Accompaniment/ Harmony MIDI channels 6 - 8 or 9 - 16 for transmitting the data of your key- board performance. Doing so may result in your keyboard performance data being mixed with the Auto Accom- paniment or Harmony data.

If either the ACMP&RHY or HAR- MONY is turned on, the Auto Accom- paniment or Harmony playback data is transmitted via MIDI, even if the RIGHT 1 transmission channel (page 128) is turned off.

Remote Keyboard ..............................................................................................

MIDI data received over the channel set in the REMOTE KBD pa- rameter will affect your keyboard performance. The received data also can be recorded. Select OFF to prevent external MIDI data from affect- ing your keyboard performance. The following four data types can be received.

Key ON/OFF Control Change (performance expression data; only those listed below)

Remote Keyboard Settings: OFF (not received), 1 - 16

(received over the specified channel) Basic setting: OFF Backup of last settings: OFF

MIDI data received by the remote keyboard function cannot be output via the MIDI [OUT] terminal.

MIDI

#1 Modulation #7 Volume

#11 Expression #64 Sustain Pedal #65 Sostenuto Pedal

Program Change (voice change data) Pitch Bend

#66 Soft Pedal #123 All notes off

BANK Select MSB BANK Select LSB

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Backup

Backup (BACKUP) Display PAGE 12

This function allows you to set the backup of various parameter groups on or off. When set to on, the corresponding settings will not be reset to the basic settings (default settings) when power is turned off.

Press the or button or use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the desired group, then use the right-most LCD button to set the selected group to backup on/off. The (*) mark at the beginning of the group name indicates that the backup setting of the group is turned on. The settings of groups whose backup settings are set to off will return to the basic settings (default settings) when the power is turned off.

Backup is used for the following groups on the CVP-94/92.

VOICE SETTING REVERB/EFFECT TUNE (master tuning, micro tuning, scale tuning) PEDAL ACMP SETTING (Auto Accompaniment-related settings) SONG SETTING REGISTRATION MIDI SETTING UTILITY (pop-up time, alert sound)

Refer to the list on page 29 in the Reference Manual for the specific parameters of each group.

Parameters that are backed up will be retained in memory for about a week if the Clavinova is not turned on during this time. All parameters will be reset to their default values if the power remains off for longer than about a week. To ensure that your backed-up settings are main- tained, turn the power on for a few munutes at least once a week.

The basic settings (default settings) for the BACKUP function are as follows: REGISTRATION and UTILITY are set to ON, all other parameter groups are set to OFF.

The Help language and backup on/off setting itself are always backed up.

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Recall (RECALL) Display PAGE 13

This funciton can be used to recall the initial factory settings (basic settings) for a range of parameters individually or all at once.

Press the or buttons or use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the group you want to recall, then press the START button.

An Are you sure? confirmation prompt will appear. Press the YES button to recall or NO to cancel.

The following parameter groups of the CVP-94/92 can be recalled.

VOICE SETTING REVERB/EFFECT TUNE (master tuning, micro tuning, scale tuning) PEDAL ACMP SETTING (Auto Accompaniment-related settings) SONG SETTING REGISTRATION MIDI SETTING UTILITY (pop-up time, alert sound) ALL (all the above settings)

Refer to the list on page 29 in the Reference Manual for the specific parameters of each group.

The initial settings (basic settings) for the Help language and the above backup on/off settings are not recalled by this function. However, these and all other settings can be reset to the initial factory values by turning the power on while holding the right-most key on the keyboard (C7). When this is done, a Back up data erased and replaced by Factory data message appears to indicate that all backed up data is erased and all factory setttings are recalled. After this message, the main display will appear.

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Utility

Micro Tuning (MICRO TUNING) Display PAGE 14

The Micro Tuning Feature makes it possible to individually tune each key of the keyboard. The created tuning can be saved to a disk and loaded whenever necessary. The set tuning can be turned on or off at anytime by using the left-most LCD button in this display.

ZSelect the desired key. ................................................................................

Press any desired key to be tuned.

The note name and the current tuning value of the pressed key will appear in the display.

XSet the tuning. ......................................................................................................

Press the TUNE or buttons or use the data dial or [/+] to tune the pitch of the selected key. If you set the parameter at the left-most LCD button to ON, you can play the key being tuned in order to check the sound during this operation. The normal tuning of 0 cents for the selected key can be instantly recalled by simultaneously pressing both the TUNE or buttons.

Range: 100 cents ( 1 semitone) +100 cents (+ 1 semitone)

Basic Value: 0 (for all keys) Backup of last settings: OFF

CRepeat steps 1 and 2. ...................................................................................

Repeat steps 1 and 2 until all the required keys have been tuned. ......................................................................................................................................................

The completed tuning can be named as a tuning file and saved to disk. It can also be loaded whenever necessary or deleted if not needed.

Make sure that a proper disk (either containing the micro tuning data or set up for saving) is inserted in the disk drive before executing these file operations.

ZSelect the desired file operation. ....................................................

Use the LCD button located second from right to select the desired file operation: LOAD, SAVE, DELETE or NAME.

XPress the START button. ............................................................................

After the START button is pressed, the display corresponding to the selected file operation appears.

The subsequent steps are the same as those explained on pages 125 and 126. Refer to the pages below, depending on the selected file opera- tion.

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Scale Tuning (SCALE TUNING) Display PAGE 15

This feature allows you to select from various tuning (temperament) configurations, when selecting PRESET in this display. By selecting USER, you can create your own user scale, in which the tuning you set for a single octave takes effect for the entire keyboard. The created tun- ing can be saved to disk for future recall.

Preset Scale .............................................................................................................

This function lets you select from various pre-programmed tunings or temperaments.

Until equal temperament the most commonly used tuning at present was accepted, various tunings have been created over the years for use with the particular music and instruments of the era. This feature lets you play in historically authentic tunings, and get a better feeling for the music of the corresponding eras. The CVP-94/92 contains the following seven temperaments.

SAVE See page 125.

NAME See page 125.

LOAD See page 126.

DELETE See page 126.

Utility

XPress the SCALE or to highlight the parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the temperament type. When selecting temperaments other than equal (EQUAL) tempera-

ment, the central key (reference pitch for the temperament) must be set. This allows you to produce the proper temperament in the desired key.

CPress the KEY button to highlight the parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the central key.

Central Key Settings: C, C#, D, D#, E, F, F#, G,

G#, A, A#, B Basic setting: C

EQUAL PURE(MAJOR) PURE(MINOR) MEANTONE

PYTHAGOREAN WERCKMEISTER KIRNBERGER

ZSelect PRESET with the left-most LCD button, and the following display appears.

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User Scale ..................................................................................................................

This function allows you to individually tune each key within an oc- tave.

The setting made for one key is automatically assigned to the same key in all other octaves.

ZSelect USER with the left-most LCD button left; the following dis- play will appear.

XPress the desired key to be tuned.

The note name and the current tuning value of the pressed key appears.

CSet the pitch by pressing the TUNE or buttons, or by using the data dial or [/+] buttons. You can play the key being tuned to check the sound during this operation. The default tuning of 0 cents can be instantly recalled for the selected key by simultaneously pressing the TUNE and buttons.

Scale Tuning User Range: 64 cents +63 cents Basic Value: 0 (for all keys) Backup of last settings: OFF

SAVE See page 125.

NAME See page 125.

LOAD See page 126.

DELETE See page 126.

Utility

VRepeat steps 2 and 3 until all the required keys have been tuned.

................................................................................................................................................

The completed tuning can be named as a tuning file and saved to disk. It can also be loaded whenever necessary or deleted if not needed.

Make sure that a proper disk (either containing the scale tuning data or set up for saving) is inserted in the disk drive before executing these file operations.

ZSelect the desired file operation.

Use the LCD button located second from right to select the desired file operation: LOAD, SAVE, DELETE or NAME.

XPress the START button.

After the START button is pressed, the display corresponding to the selected file operation appears. The subsequent steps are the same as those explained on pages 125 and 126. Refer to the pages below, depending on the selected file operation.

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Pop-up Time (POPUP TIME) Display PAGE 16

This determines the amount of time the pop-up displays remain on the display screen before disappearing. The pop-up time of the voice/ac- companiment style displays can be set independently from all other pop- up displays.

To set the pop-up time of voice/accompaniment style, first press the VOICE/STYLE button to highlight the parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons. To set the pop-up time for the other displays, use the same method as above, pressing the OTHERS button instead of the VOICE/STYLE button. The default pop-up time can be recalled by pressing the corresponding and buttons simultaneously.

Pop-up Time Range: 0sec (0 second) 30sec (30

seconds), sec (remains indefinitely)

Basic settings: 15 seconds for voice/ accompaniment style, 8 seconds for others

Backup of last settings: ON

When 0sec (0 seconds) is selected, the the popup display will be displayed only while the operating button is held. If sec is selected, the [DISPLAY HOLD] lamp will not flash and the pop- up display will not close automatically. In this case, press the [EXIT] button to close the display.

Utility

Alert Sound (ALERT) Display PAGE 17

This function allows you to select one of six Alert Voices which will sound when an error is encountered, and set the alert volume.

Press the VOICE or button to highlight the parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons to select the desired alert sound. The alert sound automatically plays when it is selected, allowing you to check the sound during the operation. The default alert sound can be recalled in- stantly by pressing the [/+] buttons simultaneously.

To set the alert volume, press the VOLUME button to highlight the parameter, then use the data dial or [/+] buttons . The default volume level of 50 can be recalled instantly by pressing the [/+] buttons simul- taneously.

Alert Sound Settings: STEEL DRUMS, AGOGO,

WOOD BLOCK, TIMPANI, CELESTA 4FT, KALIMBA

Basic setting: STEEL DRUMS Backup of last settings: ON

Volume range: 0 100 Basic setting: 50 Backup of last setting: ON

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CHAPTER 8: Others

The Connectors [PHONES] Jacks..................................................................................................

Recommended Headphones: Yamaha HPE-160 headphones

AUX IN [L/L+R] Jacks.....................................................................................

AUX OUT [L/L+R] [R] Jacks ....................................................................

Do not return the sound output through AUX OUT [L/L+R] [R] jacks to the AUX IN [L/L+R] [R] jacks. Also, when connecting the AUX OUT [L/L+R] [R] jacks to external audio equipment, do not connect these devices back into the CVP-94/ 92s AUX IN [L/L+R] [R] jacks. Since the input sound from the CVP-94/92s AUX IN [L/L+R] [R] is output through the CVP-94/92s AUX OUT [L/L+R] [R] as is, connecting as described above may result in feed- back, making normal playback im- possible and even resulting in dam- age to the instrument.

Internal [MASTER VOLUME] and [REVERB] settings cannot be applied to the input sound received at the AUX IN [L/L+R] [R] jacks.

Use the AUX IN [L/L+R] and AUX OUT [L/L+R] jacks for mono input and mono output, respectively.

PHONES

To use headphones, connect them to one of the [PHONES] jacks (standard 1/4" phone jacks). The internal speaker system of the CVP-94/92 is automatically shut off when a pair of headphones are connected. Two people can enjoy the sound together by connecting two pairs of headphones to the two available terminals.

The sounds of other instruments or tone generator modules can be output through the speaker system of the CVP-94/92 by connect- ing audio cables to the jacks as shown below.RL/L+R

AUX IN

Tone Generator

RL/L+R

AUX OUT

Stereo System

By connecting audio cables to the jacks as shown below, output the sound of the CVP-94/ 92 to a stereo system, amplifier, mixing con- sole, or recording equipment. Set the [MAS- TER VOLUME] of the CVP-94/92 to around the middle position and adjust the volume level from the connected equipment.

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MIDI [IN] [OUT] Terminals ........................................................................

Connect the CVP-94/92 to external MIDI devices by using MIDI connecting cables. Set the HOST SELECT switch below to MIDI when using the MIDI terminals.

HOST SELECT switch and [TO HOST] terminals ............

[TO HOST] terminal is connected directly to the personal computer.

Set the HOST SELECT switch to match the corresponding computer or connected MIDI device.

See the section Connecting to a Personal Computer for details.

Tone Generator MIDI Sequencer

INOUT

MIDI

Personal Computer

HOST SELECTTO HOST

MIDIMac PC-2PC-1

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Connecting to a Personal Computer Although the CVP-94/92 can be connected to a personal computer via the MIDI IN/OUT connectors and a MIDI interface, the TO HOST connector and HOST SELECT switch allow direct connec- tion to Apple Macintosh or IBM-PC/AT personal computers for sequencing and other music applications without the need for a separate MIDI interface.

Connecting to an Apple Macintosh Series Computer ....................

Connect the TO HOST connector of the Clavinova to the modem or printer port on your Macintosh, depending on which port your MIDI software is using for MIDI data communication, using a standard Macintosh 8-pin system pe- ripheral cable. Set the HOST SELECT switch to the Mac position.

You may also have to make other MIDI interface settings on the computer side, depending on the type of software you use (refer to your software owners manual). In any case the clock speed should be set to 1 MHz.

Connecting to an IBM-PC/AT Series Computer .............................

Connect the TO HOST connector of the Clavinova to the RS-232C port on your IBM computer, using a standard 8-pin MINI DIN 9-pin D-SUB cross cable. Set the HOST SELECT switch to the PC-2 position.

Refer to your software owners manual for information on any settings you might have to make on the computer side.

When using the [TO HOST] terminal of the CVP-94/92, first turn the power off on both the CVP-94/92 and the computer before connecting the cable. After connecting the cable, turn the power of the computer on first, then the CVP-94/92.

When not using the [TO HOST] terminal of the CVP-94/ 92, make sure the cable is disconnected from the [TO HOST] terminal. If the cable is left connected, the CVP-94/92 may not function properly.

When the HOST SELECT switch is set to Mac, PC-1, or PC-2, no data transfer occurs via the MIDI connec- tors. To use the MIDI connec- tors for connection via a stand- ard MIDI interface, set the HOST SELECT switch to MIDI.

If your system doesnt work properly with the connections and settings listed above, your software may require different settings. Check your software operation manual and if it requires a 31,250 bps. data transfer rate, set the HOST SELECT switch to PC-1.

2 (HSK i)1 1 (HSK 0)2 5 (RxD-)3

MINI DIN 8-PIN

4 GND4 3 (TxD-)5 8 (RxD+)6 7 (GP i)7 6 (TxD+)8

MINI DIN 8-PIN

8 (CTS)1 7 (RST)2 2 (RxD)3

4 5 (GND) 8

3 (TxD) 5

MINI DIN 8-PIN

D-SUB 9-PIN

Mac Cable Connections

8-pin system peripheral cable. Data transfer rate: 31,250 bps.

PC-2 Cable Connections

8-pin mini DIN 9-pin D-SUB cable.

Data transfer rate: 38,400 bps.

Apple Macintosh Series Computer

Set to the Mac position.

HOST SELECTTO HOST

MIDIMac PC-2PC-1

IBM-PC/AT Series Computer

Set to the PC-2 position.

HOST SELECTTO HOST

MIDIMac PC-2PC-1

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Connecting to a Personal Computer

MIDI Driver The included Music Software Collection disk also contains special

MIDI Driver software, which may be necessary when using computer software with the CVP-94/92. Install the MIDI driver from the disk to your computer if necessary. Refer to the text files on the disks listed below for installation instructions.

Windows 95: A:\driver\win95\readme.txt A:\driver\win95\license.txt

Windows 3.1 (IBM PC Series): A:\driver\win31\ibmpc\cbxt3.txt

A: is the disk directory.

Connector Pin Numbers

1 3 4 6 7 8

5 2

D-SUB 9-PIN

MINI DIN 8-PIN

Trademarks Apple and Macintosh are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. IBM-PC/AT is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation. Windows is the registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.

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Index A

Accompaniment style ........................... 39 Alert Sound ........................................ 137 Auto Accompaniment ..................... 38, 47 Auto Accompaniment/Song Volume .... 16

B Backup ......................................... 15, 132 Break .................................................... 44

C Chord Assist ......................................... 57 Chord Sequence ................................ 104 computer, connecting to a .................. 140 contrast ................................................ 15 Custom Style ........................................ 59

D Damper Range ................................... 119 Demo play ............................................ 20 Demo Song List .................................... 22 Dual ...................................................... 26

E Easy Play ............................................. 88 Effect Setting ...................................... 117 Effect Type List .................................... 37 Effects .................................................. 36 English Help ......................................... 18

F File Icons .............................................. 76 Fingered ......................................... 47, 50 floppy disks ............................................ 7 Format .......................................... 94, 120 free tempo software ............................. 78 Freeze .................................................. 74 Full Keyboard (FULL KBD) ............ 47, 50 Function mode ................................... 115

G Guide.................................................... 88

H Harmony............................................... 53 headphones ................................... 9, 138 Help ...................................................... 18

I Initial Edit ............................................ 112

K key cover ................................................ 8 Key Touch .......................................... 117 Keyboard 1 ......................................... 116 Keyboard 2 ......................................... 117 keyboard guide lamps .......................... 92 Keyboard Percussion ........................... 25

L LCD buttons ......................................... 12 LCD display .......................................... 12 left pedal ............................................. 119 Local Control ...................................... 128

M messages .. 15, 67; 2 (Reference Manual) metronome ........................................... 45 Micro Tuning ...................................... 134 MIDI 1................................................. 128 MIDI 2................................................. 129 MIDI 3................................................. 131 MIDI filter settings .............................. 129 Mixer ........................................ 17, 51, 82 Multi Finger .................................... 47, 50 music stand ............................................ 8

N Next Note ............................................. 88

O One Touch Setting ............................... 54

P Pan ..................................................... 118 Part Cancel .......................................... 79 Part ....................................................... 61 pedals ........................................... 32, 119 Pianist .................................................. 48 Piano Roll ............................................. 89 Pop-up Time....................................... 137 power ..................................................... 9 Punch In/Out recording ...................... 101

Q Quantize ....................................... 62, 111 Quick Recording................................... 95

R Recall ................................................. 133 Record Edit functions ......................... 108 Registration .................................. 72, 124 Reverb Type List .................................. 34 Reverb.................................................. 33

S Scale Tuning ...................................... 135 sections ................................................ 60 Send Channel .................................... 128 setting up................................................ 8 Single Finger .................................. 47, 49 Small Accompaniment

(SMALL ACMP) .............................. 56 Song Copy ......................................... 121 Song Delete ....................................... 123 Song Name ........................................ 108 Song Number ....................................... 76 Song Play (Guide mode) ...................... 91 Song Play (Main) .................................. 75 Song Play (Part) ................................... 80 Song Play (Repeat) .............................. 85 Song Play (Track Play) ........................ 79 Song playback...................................... 75 Song recording ..................................... 93 Sound Repeat ...................................... 89 Split Point ....................................... 30, 52 Split ...................................................... 29 Start ...................................... 41, 100, 103 Start/Stop ............................................. 77 Stop ...................................... 44, 101, 103 Style File disk ....................................... 69 Style File .............................................. 69 Style Name........................................... 63 Styles, selecting ................................... 38 Sync ................................................... 129 Synchro Stop........................................ 55

T Tempo ...................................... 40, 45, 78 terminals/jacks ................................... 138 Track Delete ....................................... 110 Track Edit ........................................... 109 Track Mix............................................ 109 Track Recording ................................... 98 Transform ........................................... 127 Transpose .......................................... 116 Tune ................................................... 116

V Virtual Arranger .................................... 55 Voices, selecting .................................. 23 Volume ................... 16, 40, 45, 51, 81, 82

FCC INFORMATION (U.S.A.) 1. IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT MODIFY THIS UNIT!

This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product.

2. IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables. Cable/s supplied with this product MUST be used. Follow all installation instructions. Failure to follow instructions could void your FCC authorization to use this product in the USA.

3. NOTE: This product has been tested and found to comply with the requirements listed in FCC Regulations, Part 15 for Class B digital devices. Compliance with these requirements provides a reasonable level of assurance that your use of this product in a residential environ- ment will not result in harmful interference with other electronic devices. This equipment generates/uses radio frequencies and, if not installed and used according to the instructions found in the users manual, may cause interference harmful to the operation of other electronic devices.

Compliance with FCC regulations does not guarantee that interference will not occur in all installations. If this product is found to be the source of interference, which can be determined by turning the unit OFF and ON, please try to eliminate the problem by using one of the following measures:

Relocate either this product or the device that is being affected by the interference.

Utilize power outlets that are on different branch (circuit breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line filter/s.

In the case of radio or TV interference, relocate/reorient the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300 ohm ribbon lead, change the lead-in to co-axial type cable.

If these corrective measures do not produce satisfactory results, please contact the local retailer authorized to distribute this type of product. If you can not locate the appropriate retailer, please contact Yamaha Corporation of America, Electronic Service Division, 6600 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA90620

The above statements apply ONLY to those products distributed by Yamaha Corporation of America or its subsidiaries.

* This applies only to products distributed by YAMAHA CORPORATION OF AMERICA.

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM

Connecting the Plug and Cord IMPORTANT. The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:

BLUE : NEUTRAL BROWN : LIVE

As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this apparatus may not correspond with the coloured makings identifying the terminals in your plug proceed as follows:

The wire which is coloured BLUE must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured BLACK.

The wire which is coloured BROWN must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured RED.

Making sure that neither core is connected to the earth terminal of the three pin plug.

This applies only to products distributed by Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. Ceci ne sapplique quaux produits distribus par Yamaha Canada Musique Lte.

CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.

ATTENTION: POUR VITER LES CHOCS LECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQUAU FOND.

WARNING- When using any electrical or electronic prod- uct, basic precautions should always be followed. These pre- cautions include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Read all Safety Instructions, Installation Instructions, Special Message Section items, and any Assembly Instructions found in this manual BEFORE marking any connections, in- cluding connection to the main supply.

2. Main Power Supply Verification: Yamaha products are manufactured specifically for the supply voltage in the area where they are to be sold. If you should move, or if any doubt exists about the supply voltage in your area, please contact your dealer for supply voltage verification and (if applicable) instructions. The required supply voltage is printed on the name plate. For name plate location, please refer to the graphic found in the Special Message Section of this manual.

3. This product may be equipped with a polarized plug (one blade wider than the other). If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, turn the plug over and try again. If the problem persists, contact an electrician to have the obsolete outlet replaced. Do NOT defeat the safety purpose of the plug.

4. Some electronic products utilize external power sup- plies or adapters. 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.

5. WARNING: Do not place this product or any other objects on the power cord or place it in a position where any- one could walk on, trip over, or roll anything over power or connecting cords of any kind. The use of an extension cord is not recommended! If you must use an extension cord, the minimum wire size for a 25' cord (or less) is 18 AWG. NOTE: The smaller the AWG number, the larger the current handling capacity. For longer extension cords, consult a local electri- cian.

6. Ventilation: Electronic products, unless specifically designed for enclosed installations, should be placed in loca- tions that do not interfere with proper ventilation. If instruc- tions for enclosed installations are not provided, it must be assumed that unobstructed ventilation is required.

7. Temperature considerations: Electronic products should be installed in locations that do not significantly contribute to their operating temperature. Placement of this product close to heat sources such as; radiators, heat registers and other devices that produce heat should be avoided.

8. This product was NOT designed for use in wet/damp loca- tions and should not be used near water or exposed to rain. Exam- ples of wet/damp locations are; near a swimming pool, spa, tub, sink, or wet basement.

9. This product should be used only with the components supplied or; a cart, rack, or stand that is recommended by the manufacturer. If a cart, rack, or stand is used, please observe all safety markings and instructions that accompany the accessory product.

10. The power supply cord (plug) should be disconnected from the outlet when electronic products are to be left unused for ex- tended periods of time. Cords should also be disconnected when there is a high probability of lightening and/or electrical storm activity.

11. Care should be taken that objects do not fall and liquids are not spilled into the enclosure through any openings that may exist.

12. Electrical/electronic products should be serviced by a qualified service person when:

a. The power supply cord has been damaged; or b. Objects have fallen, been inserted, or liquids have been

spilled into the enclosure through openings; or c. The product has been exposed to rain; or d. The product does not operate, exhibits a marked change

in performance; or e. The product has been dropped, or the enclosure of the

product has been damaged.

13. Do not attempt to service this product beyond that de- scribed in the user-maintenance instructions. All other servicing should be referred to qualified service personnel.

14. This product, either alone or in combination with an ampli- fier and headphones or speaker/s, may be capable of producing sound levels that could cause permanent hearing loss. DO NOT operate for a long period of time at a high volume level or at a level that is uncomfortable. If you experience any hearing loss or ringing in the ears, you should consult an audiologist. IMPORTANT: The louder the sound, the shorter the time period before damage occurs.

15. Some Yamaha products may have benches and/or accessory mounting fixtures that are either supplied as a part of the product or as optional accessories. Some of these items are designed to be dealer assembled or installed Please make sure that benches are stable and any optional fixtures (where applicable) are well se- cured BEFORE using. Benches supplied by Yamaha are designed for seating only. No other uses are recommended.

INFORMATION RELATING TO PERSONAL INJURY, ELECTRICAL SHOCK, AND FIRE HAZARD POSSIBILITIES HAS BEEN INCLUDED IN THIS LIST.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

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PLEASE KEEP THIS MANUAL

For details of products, please contact your nearest Yamaha or the authorized distributor listed below.

Pour plus de dtails sur les produits, veuillez-vous adresser Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche de vous figurant dans la liste suivante.

Die Einzelheiten zu Produkten sind bei Ihrer unten aufgefhrten Nie- derlassung und bei Yamaha Vertragshndlern in den jeweiligen Bestimmungslndern erhltlich.

Para detalles sobre productos, contacte su tienda Yamaha ms cercana o el distribuidor autorizado que se lista debajo.

NORTH AMERICA CANADA

Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. 135 Milner Avenue, Scarborough, Ontario, M1S 3R1, Canada Tel: 416-298-1311

U.S.A. Yamaha Corporation of America, Keyboard Division 6600 Orangethorpe Ave., Buena Park, Calif. 90620, U.S.A. Tel: 714-522-9011

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA MEXICO

Yamaha de Mexico S.A. De C.V., Departamento de ventas Javier Rojo Gomez No.1149, Col. Gpe Del Moral, Deleg. Iztapalapa, 09300 Mexico, D.F. Tel: 686-00-33

BRAZIL Yamaha Musical do Brasil LTDA. Av. Rebouas 2636, So Paulo, Brasil Tel: 011-853-1377

ARGENTINA Yamaha Music Argentina S.A. Viamonte 1145 Piso2-B 1053, Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel: 1-371-7021

EUROPE THE UNITED KINGDOM

Yamaha-Kemble Music (U.K.) Ltd. Sherbourne Drive, Tilbrook, Milton Keynes, MK7 8BL, England Tel: 01908-366700

IRELAND Danfay Ltd. 61D, Sallynoggin Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin Tel: 01-2859177

GERMANY/SWITZERLAND Yamaha Europa GmbH. Siemensstrae 22-34, 25462 Rellingen, F.R. of Germany Tel: 04101-3030

AUSTRIA Yamaha Music Austria Schleiergasse 20, A-1100 Wien Austria Tel: 01-60203900

THE NETHERLANDS Yamaha Music Nederland Kanaalweg 18G, 3526KL, Utrecht, The Netherlands Tel: 030-2828411

BELGIUM Yamaha Music Belgium Keiberg Imperiastraat 8, 1930 Zaventem, Belgium Tel: 02-7258220

FRANCE Yamaha Musique France, Division Claviers BP 70-77312 Marne-la-Valle Cedex 2, France Tel: 01-64-61-4000

AFRICA Yamaha Corporation, International Marketing Division Nakazawa-cho 10-1, Hamamatsu, Japan 430-8650 Tel: 053-460-2312

MIDDLE EAST TURKEY/CYPRUS

Yamaha Europa GmbH. Siemensstrae 22-34, 25462 Rellingen, F.R. of Germany Tel: 04101-3030

OTHER COUNTRIES Yamaha Corporation, International Marketing Division Nakazawa-cho 10-1, Hamamatsu, Japan 430-8650 Tel: 053-460-2312

ASIA HONG KONG

Tom Lee Music Co., Ltd. 11/F., Silvercord Tower 1, 30 Canton Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong Tel: 2737-7688

INDONESIA PT. Yamaha Music Indonesia (Distributor) PT. Nusantik Gedung Yamaha Music Center, Jalan Jend. Gatot Subroto Kav. 4, Jakarta 12930, Indonesia Tel: 21-520-2577

KOREA Cosmos Corporation #131-31, Neung-Dong, Sungdong-Ku, Seoul Korea Tel: 02-466-0021~5

MALAYSIA Yamaha Music Malaysia, Sdn., Bhd. Lot 8, Jalan Perbandaran, 47301 Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Tel: 3-703-0900

PHILIPPINES Yupangco Music Corporation 339 Gil J. Puyat Avenue, P.O. Box 885 MCPO, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines Tel: 819-7551

SINGAPORE Yamaha Music Asia Pte., Ltd. Blk 202 Hougang, Street 21 #02-01, Singapore 530202 Tel: 747-4374

TAIWAN Yamaha KHS Music Co., Ltd. 10F, 150, Tun-Hwa Northroad, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. Tel: 02-2713-8999

THAILAND Siam Music Yamaha Co., Ltd. 121/60-61 RS Tower 17th Floor, Ratchadaphisek RD., Dindaeng, Bangkok 10320, Thailand Tel: 02-641-2951

THE PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND OTHER ASIAN COUNTRIES

Yamaha Corporation, International Marketing Division Nakazawa-cho 10-1, Hamamatsu, Japan 430-8650 Tel: 053-460-2317

OCEANIA AUSTRALIA

Yamaha Music Australia Pty. Ltd. 17-33 Market Street, South Melbourne, Vic. 3205, Australia Tel: 3-699-2388

NEW ZEALAND Music Houses of N.Z. Ltd. 146/148 Captain Springs Road, Te Papapa, Auckland, New Zealand Tel: 9-634-0099

COUNTRIES AND TRUST TERRITORIES IN PACIFIC OCEAN

Yamaha Corporation, International Marketing Division Nakazawa-cho 10-1, Hamamatsu, Japan 430-8650 Tel: 053-460-2317

HEAD OFFICE Yamaha Corporation, Electronic Musical Instrument Division Nakazawa-cho 10-1, Hamamatsu, Japan 430-8650 Tel: 053-460-3273[CL] 16

ITALY Yamaha Musica Italia S.P.A., Home Keyboard Division Viale Italia 88, 20020 Lainate (Milano), Italy Tel: 02-935-771

SPAIN Yamaha-Hazen Electronica Musical, S.A. Jorge Juan 30, 28001, Madrid, Spain Tel: 91-577-7270

PORTUGAL Valentim de Carvalho CI SA Estrada de Porto Salvo, Pao de Arcos 2780 Oeiras, Portugal Tel: 01-443-3398/4030/1823

GREECE Philippe Nakas S.A. Navarinou Street 13, P.Code 10680, Athens, Greece Tel: 01-364-7111

SWEDEN Yamaha Scandinavia AB J. A. Wettergrens Gata 1 Box 30053 S-400 43 Gteborg, Sweden Tel: 031 89 34 00

DENMARK YS Copenhagen Liaison Office Generatorvej 8B DK-2730 Herlev, Denmark Tel: 44 92 49 00

FINLAND Warner Music Finland OY/Fazer Music Aleksanterinkatu 11, P.O. Box 260 SF-00101 Helsinki, Finland Tel: 0435 011

NORWAY Norsk filial av Yamaha Scandinavia AB Grini Nringspark 1 N-1345 sters, Norway Tel: 67 16 77 70

ICELAND Skifan HF Skeifan 17 P.O. Box 8120 IS-128 Reykjavik, Iceland Tel: 525 5000

OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES Yamaha Europa GmbH. Siemensstrae 22-34, 25462 Rellingen, F.R. of Germany Tel: 04101-3030

PANAMA AND OTHER LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES/ CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES

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