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Yamaha Stage Pianos

Yamaha Stage Pianos

Compact and lightweight, the outstanding Yamaha CP series stage pianos are perfect for gigging. Offering authentic sound, realistic touch and an intuitive interface, these instruments are the professional choice. Yamaha digital pianos set the industry standard and provide an exceptional playing experience.

Yamaha CP73 and CP88

Combining style, portability and impressive performance, the CP73 and CP88 stage pianos continue Yamaha’s tradition of excellence. Producing authentic grand piano, upright piano, electric piano and keyboard sounds, they are ideal for playing any genre of music. Backed by a century of experience in crafting acoustic pianos, Yamaha have created instruments which offer incredible touch. Yamaha's Graded Hammer Effect (GHE) action produces the most authentic playing experience. Increasing key resistance replicates the feel of an acoustic piano.

Also incorporating the connectivity that stage musicians need, CP series stage pianos are next generation instruments and yet facilitate amazing expression.

About Yamaha

Yamaha first produced a piano in 1900. This beautifully crafted acoustic instrument was the beginning of a story which looks set to continue for many years to come. Yamaha continue to call on their tradition for exceptional craftsmanship but now combine this with the very latest technology. The result is an industry-leading collection of digital pianos with something for musicians of all abilities.

We are proud to showcase the latest digital pianos from Yamaha at Bonners Music. We are sure that you will be incredibly impressed with the CP73 and CP88 models and we are always here to answer any questions you may have.

Yamaha CP88 88 Key Stage Piano with Natural Wood Graded Hammer Action Yamaha CP88 88 Key Stage Piano with Natural Wood Graded Hammer Action on-demo
£698.00 off RRP
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Yamaha CP88 88 Key Stage Piano with Natural Wood Graded Hammer Action The Yamaha CP88 stage piano brings together the very best acoustic piano, e.piano and other keyboard sounds with a high-quality wooden action in a package which is lightweight and easy to operate on stage. See & Try The Yamaha CP88 in our stores You can see and try the Yamaha CP88 as soon as it is released in our comprehensive piano & keyboard stores which are located in Reigate (Surrey) and Eastbourne (Sussex). Call us on 01323 639335 to check in-store availability. Part Exchange Your Existing Instrument Bonners are the keyboard & piano part exchange specialists. If you have an instrument that you would like to upgrade to the new Yamaha CP88 then email us details of what you have to and we will email you back a part exchange price immediately. The Very Best Yamaha Piano Sound Technology The CP88 is loaded with the very best Yamaha piano samples including the sound of the CFX Concert Grand, Bosendorfer Imperial and U1 upright piano. There are 10 preset acoustic piano voices to cover a wide range of musical genres. Additional piano sound libraries can be loaded into the onboard flash memory, and the first one to be released will be the sound of the Yamaha S700 grand piano - a popular voice which was first featured on the Motif ES and S90Es keyboards. Natural Wood Keyboard Action A great feeling keyboard action is just as important as high-quality sounds. The CP88 is equipped with their NW-GH Natural wood Graded Hammer action which gives players the ultimate in responsiveness, whilst keeping physical weight to a minimum. You no longer have to compromise on keyboard action when choosing a portable piano for use on the road. Best-in-Class E.Piano & Clav Voices Modern musicians need vintage voices - and the CP88 delivers some of the very best Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Electric Grand and Clavinet sounds on the market. 33 Additional Synth & Organ Sounds As well as superb piano & keyboard voices, the CP88 features synth sounds for covering any gig or session. Split, layer or solo warm pads, lush strings, deep synth basses, synth leads, brass and more. The one to one CP control interface allows real-time interaction for instant sound creation. There is a dedicated rotary speaker effect for use on the organ sounds. Other Useful Features: 160 Live Sets to store your own patches for instant recall LCD Graphical Display 128x64 pixels Balanced XLR Outputs Audio Input via 2 x 6.35mm (�") jacks Onboard USB/Audio Interface for direct recording to your computer New intuitive user interface Firmware updatable for to add new features & sounds Seamless Sound Switching
Yamaha Soft Bag for CP73 Piano Yamaha Soft Bag for CP73 Piano
£48.00 off RRP
In Stock
Yamaha Soft Bag for CP73 Piano Protect your CP73 piano with the official Yamaha soft bag. This carry case has been manufactured by Yamaha to the exact dimensions of the instrument Not the cheapest keyboard case on the market, but definitely the best option to keep your CP73 safe on the road.
Yamaha Soft Bag for CP88 Piano Yamaha Soft Bag for CP88 Piano
£48.00 off RRP
In Stock
Yamaha Soft Bag for CP88 Piano Protect your CP88 piano with the official Yamaha soft bag. This carry case has been manufactured by Yamaha to the exact dimensions of the instrument Not the cheapest keyboard case on the market, but definitely the best option to keep your CP88 safe on the road.
Yamaha Soft Bag for YC61 Keyboard Yamaha Soft Bag for YC61 Keyboard
£45.00 off RRP
Arriving Soon - Order Now
Yamaha Soft Bag for YC61 Stage Keyboard Protect your YC61 Stage Keyboard with the official Yamaha soft bag. This carry case has been manufactured by Yamaha to the exact dimensions of the instrument Not the cheapest keyboard case on the market, but definitely the best option to keep your YC61 safe on the road.
Yamaha YC61 Drawbar Organ & Stage Keyboard Yamaha YC61 Drawbar Organ & Stage Keyboard
£416.00 off RRP
2 In Stock
Yamaha YC61 Drawbar Organ & Stage Keyboard PRE-ORDER TODAY WITH JUST �100 DEPOSIT. CALL US ON 01323 636140. First shipment due June 2020. Following the introduction of their CP73 & CP88 stage pianos last year, Yamaha has added a new stage keyboard to their line-up - the YC61. Clearly aimed at competing for market dominance head-on with Nord's Electro 61 or Hammond's own SK1, the Yamaha YC61 features a 61 key waterfall keyboard and separate organ plus two 'keyboard voice' sections. These sections can be split or layered across the keyboard as required and your favourite settings (live sets) can be stored for convenient recall when playing live on stage. The sound of the drawbar organ in combination with a rotary (Leslie) speaker was very popular in 1950's-70's music and can be heard on thousands of famous jazz, funk, pop and rock songs from that era. In recent times the sound has once again become an important part of most professional and semi-professional keyboard player's setups. Manufacturers are competing to maintain their spot on stage by producing keyboards known as 'clones' or 'clonewheels' - which is a take on the original way in which Hammond instruments made their unique sound by the use of Tonewheels. As stated earlier in this piece, Hammond produces their own portable Hammond stage keyboard (the SK1) which also features perfectly adequate piano & keyboard sounds, as well as top quality Hammond organ voices. So, let's take a look at what the Yamaha YC61 brings to the table��� Newly developed VCM Organ Technology Yamaha's R&D team has created a new technology called Virtual Circuit Modelling (VCM) which they say recreates the behaviour of the key components & circuits that created the legendary Hammond drawbar sound. The results are certainly impressive and a good, wide range of convincing organ voices and tones can be created using the 9 drawbar controls. Drawbars With Lights! There's been a long-running debate between owners of Nord & Hammond instruments over the use of lights to indicate the current drawbar registration. Hammond instruments never had lights on the drawbar section, and the first Nord keyboards used a combination of up/down buttons and lights to control the drawbar setup. The problem with not having lights means that if you choose a preset drawbar registration which had been previously saved, the current physical state of the drawbars doesn't necessarily represent the sound being heard. On a Nord instrument, the lights indicate the current setup - whether preset or manual, but the models with lights do not have physical drawbar sliders. Dexibell overcame this with the introduction of motorised drawbar sliders and now Yamaha has produced their own version where the drawbars as partially transparent - meaning you can see the lights under the drawbars to give the player an indication of the actual sound which is active. It's not just about Hammond sounds though - there's a choice of three Farfisa type organ voices - made famous on songs such as Percy Sledge's 'When a Man Loves a Woman' or Elton John's 'Crocodile Rock'. 61 Key Waterfall Keyboard Just like a piano, the 'feel' of an organ keyboard contributes to the playability. Ask any experienced organist and they will tell you that a non-weighted synth keyboard is not right for playing screaming Hammond solos, or even for vamping to add body to the overall sound. True Hammond organs have a 'waterfall' keyboard which has a little bit more resistance than a non-weighted synth keyboard action, and the edges of the keys are chamfered to facilitate glissandos. The Yamaha YC61 features a newly developed waterfall keyboard which has been designed specifically for the modern organ player. Full Range Of Sounds To make the YC61 an all-round gigging instrument, Yamaha has included a wide variety of high-quality keyboard & synth sounds for a range of musical styles & situations. There are two impressive concert grand voices - the mighty CFX and S700 which have been derived from the same technology used in Yamaha's CP73 and CP88 stage pianos. Yamaha is famous for the introduction of the DX7 synthesizer back in 1984 and of course, the beautiful FM Electronic Piano voice has been included - thanks to the onboard FM tone generator with 128 voice polyphony. There are also very good recreations of Fender Rhodes and Wurlitzer pianos - again taken from the CP series instruments. In total there are 146 different voices (6 organs plus 139 other keyboard sounds). These other voices include synth pads, leads, strings, basses and percussion. There are sampled orchestral strings, guitars, brass, saxes & woodwind instruments, acoustic & electric basses, tuned percussion & accordions. Lightweight for ultimate portability The Yamaha YC61 weighs just 7.1KG which makes it the ideal tool for musicians on the road. There is a dedicated padded carry bag available from Yamaha which is called the SC-YC61. Hands-On Control In keeping with instruments from other manufacturers (think Nord Electro!) and following in the footsteps of the CP series stage pianos, the YC61 has plenty of hands-on control. There are dedicated buttons, knobs, sliders and switches for the most-used functions. The YC61 has been developed with the live keyboard player in mind and whether you want to quickly switch up/down the octave of the keyboard part (you'll find yourself needing this button quite a bit with a 61 key keyboard), add some 'grit' to the sound using overdrive, or alter the volume of a pad sound behind your piano part, you'll find a control to do it - and it's very easy. Class-Compliant USB/MIDI Interface Built-In The YC61 is also designed to operate as a powerful MIDI Master Keyboard to control soft synths and other MIDI devices such as sound modules and keyboards. The YC61 also integrates perfectly with your PC/MAC Digital Audio Workstation software with its onboard USB AUDIO/MIDI interface. Yamaha YC61 Dimensions 896 mm x 309 mm x 108 mm Connections OUTPUT [L/MONO]/[R] (6.3 mm, standard phone jacks, unbalanced) [PHONES] (6.3 mm, standard stereo phone jack) INPUT [L/MONO]/[R] (6.3 mm, standard phone jacks) FOOT CONTROLLER [1]/[2] FOOT SWITCH [SUSTAIN]/[ASSIGNABLE] MIDI [IN]/[OUT] USB [TO HOST]/[TO DEVICE] [AC IN] (mains adaptor included)


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