Released today for sale is my latest tutorial DVD I have produced for the Yamaha Club with Glyn Madden.
Tips from the Top – Volume 1 is a first edition in a new series of DVDs I am creating with the Yamaha Club and Glyn Madden – covering Yamaha keyboards and digital pianos:
Yamaha artist Glyn Madden answers some of the most frequently asked questions in a treasury of hints and tips from the Yamaha Club’s archive – presented as a series of easy to follow mini-workshops and step-by-step demonstrations.
- Playing with Style
(Choosing part of an accompaniment style to play with your left hand – and
'borrowing' elements from several styles to create your own 'mix and match'
- Choosing a sound for your left hand.
- Mixing and matching style parts.
- Using & Creating Registrations
(How to use the Registration Memory to create settings for new songs – and a useful way of making, saving and naming registrations based on the sheet music in your collection.)
- Personal touch.
- Creative use of registrations.
- Saving and naming registrations.
- Using Sound Effects
(Discover where the library of sound effect voices is stored in your keyboard or Clavinova – and then add these voices to registrations or, for keyboard owners, record them into multi pads for quick access during a performance.)
- The 'hidden' sounds in your keyboard/Clavinova.
- Building sound effects into a performance.
- Using Footswitches
(How to install and set up footswitches on a keyboard – or assign specific functions to the pedals of a Clavinova – and how to use more than one footswitch at a time to control rhythm fills, breaks, and change registrations during a performance.)
- Too many buttons!
- Installing footswitches.
- Using footswitches in a performance.
Total duration approx 1 hour
Yamaha PSR-1000, PSR-1100, PSR-1500, PSR-2000, PSR-2100, PSR-3000, PSR-S700 and PSR-S900 series, Tyros (1), Tyros2, Tyros3 and Tyros4 keyboards. CVP200, CVP300, CVP400 and CVP500 Series Clavinovas