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By harmonizing the three key elements of sound, touch and pedals in a single piano, the CVP Series gives you the feeling that you are playing a grand piano.
The Clavinova uses the RGE (Real Grand Expression) Sound Engine,the next-generation piano sound source. This lets you enjoy the playing response and expressive capability of a concert grand piano. It features a new Smooth Release function which can express sound with great clarity, and clearly enunciate staccato notes with the sound of lingering resonance heard when gently lifting your fingers from the keys. It succeeds in capturing the essence of a piano performance to create grand piano-like, richly expressive experiences.
Clavinova subtly reproduces even the unique resonances of an acoustic piano. It features String Resonance that expresses the mellow sounds of the other strings resonating, and Key-Off samples that actually deliver the delicate change in sound the instant the damper touches the string, just before you raise your finger from the key. The addition of these sounds results in tonal resonances that are not only beautiful, but also deep and rich.
The Clavinova NW (Natural Wood) keyboard could only be made by Yamaha, with woodworking techniques perfected from over a century of building fine acoustic pianos. Like a grand piano, the keys are made of solid wood that has undergone the long drying process required for use in a musical instrument. By selecting only the highest quality sections of each piece of wood, keys that are more resistant to warping and deforming than those of laminated wooden keyboards are created. The keys have three sensors, like the GH3 keyboard, that amplify sensitivity to the pianist playing them. Combined with the solid texture of wood, this provides an outstanding playing experience and performance.
Pianists enjoy a touch that clings firmly to their fingers, just like the ivory keyboards historically used in top-class pianos. Synthetic ivory keytops feature a soft, slightly porous surface that gives all keys added grip and natural friction for improved ease in playing, especially during long performances or practice sessions. The keys’ smooth, refined texture imparts a feeling of luxury and is easy to clean.
Each key in the Clavinova keyboard has a unique weight. On a traditional acoustic piano, the strings are short and narrow in the treble section and get progressively thicker and longer in the bass section. To produce an even sound, the hammers hitting the keys become larger from low to high. Thanks to the 88-key Linear Graded Hammers, this is the first digital piano to precisely recreate the keyboard touch of a grand piano where the weight, touch and return of every key is different. Since the experience is extremely close to that of a grand piano, you can achieve better playing technique.
The Hammers of all 88 keys have different weights.
The damper pedal is an important piano-playing element because it continuously varies the sound as you press it down. The Clavinova provides acoustic piano behavior by constantly detecting the amount of pedal travel and finely adjusting the amount of note elongation and reverberation. Additionally, the GP Response Damper Pedal reproduces the typical grand piano feeling, for example less resistance when starting to press and a heavy feeling when the pedal begins to take effect. As a result, players achieve greater control when operating the damper pedal.
The CVP-609 offers a great new feature called Piano Room that you can use when you really want to concentrate on piano performance and savor the piano sound. You can select from among four types of pianos - grand, pop grand, upright and honky-tonk - and also a playing location, such as concert hall, cathedral or stage. Instantly, the tone quality changes to match that piano and place, giving your performance a totally different feel. When you’re playing the grand piano or pop grand, you can even choose to have the “virtual” piano lid open or closed.
The CVP Series provides many instrument Voices, in addition to piano. Have fun playing different sounds, and producing the expressiveness unique to each instrument.
Yamaha’s Super Articulation Voices that provide genuine performance attributes of non-keyboard instruments are now supplemented by an even more extensive set of enhanced Super Articulation 2 Voices. SA2 Voices automatically add the nuances unique to each instrument. For example, legato, glissando and vibrato in wind instruments and the new SA2 Violin. Moving smoothly from Voice to Voice, you’ll achieve performances that sound like they’re naturally performed by a virtuoso of that instrument, instead of from the keys of a piano.
Accompaniment Styles let you play along with virtual bands in numerous genres including rock and jazz. Change the Style and you can perform the same piece with a completely different mood.
Music Finder is useful when you can’t decide on the right Style or a Voice for ensemble performance. All you have to do is choose the name of the song you want to play and the CVP will call up the proper settings so you can get playing right away.