The CVP-204 is an 88-key Graded Hammer keyboard in a woodgrain cabinet. It has 791 different voices including a high-quality Advanced Wave Memory (AWM) piano voice. Natural!, Sweet!, Cool!, and Live! Voices capture the realistic sounds of pianos, organs, woodwinds, brass, and guitars. A large LCD display shows notation, lyrics, and parameters. 64-note polyphony sustains through dark, dense legato passages. A 16-track sequencer with extensive editing controls can be used to create advanced compositions. A USB interface connects the Clavinova easily to a personal computer, or the built-in 3.5" floppy drive can be used for educational software or to store recordings. The CVP-204 is designed for the keyboard player who wants many different voices, the ability to do multi-track sequencing, and the ability to connect the instrument to a computer.
Dark rosewood (CVP204) or cherry woodgrain (CVP204C)
88-key GH (Graded Hammer effect) keyboard
320 x 240 resolution blue & white LCD
Score/Lyrics display function
Six display languages
Stereo Sampling AWM (Advanced ...
- Dark rosewood (CVP204) or cherry woodgrain (CVP204C)
- 88-key GH (Graded Hammer effect) keyboard
- 320 x 240 resolution blue & white LCD
- Score/Lyrics display function
- Six display languages
- Stereo Sampling AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) tone generation
- 64-note polyphony
- 276 Regular Voices
- 21 Natural! Voices
- 11 Sweet! Voices
- 2 Cool! Voices
- 1 Live! Voice
- Sound Creator
- General MIDI
- Disk Orchestra
- Digital Effects (Reverb/Chorus/DSP)
- 191 Accompaniment Styles
- 14 Session! Styles
- 36 Pianist Styles
- 17 Piano Combo Styles
- Style Creator
- OTS (One Touch Setting)
- Music Finder (Max. 2500 records)
- 79 preset songs (Song Book)
- Demo songs
- Guide function
- 16-track recording
- PIANO button for instant piano set-up
- Direct Access Button
- Registration Memory
- 40W x 2 amplifier/speaker system
- PC interface (USB)
- Dual headphone jacks
- Floppy disk drive
- Three foot pedals
- Sliding key cover
- Headphone Hanger
More musical enjoyment for one and all
Yamaha applied 100 years' experience in crafting acoustic pianos to bring out the CVP Series, which, like all Clavinovas, are fine pianos in their own right. For unrivalled sonic realism there's Yamaha's proprietary Dynamic Stereo Sampling AWM tone generation. As a further step towards providing the ultimate piano sound, CVP Series models also feature stereo samples of a specially selected Yamaha CFIIIS concert grand. Plus the GH (Graded Hammer effect) for incredibly natural touch response. But that's not all. The new extra-large LCD makes operation incredibly easy and offers score display for more performance versatility and learning support than ever before. Which adds up to more musical pleasure for the whole family. All from beautiful naturally finished instruments that perfectly complement any home environment.
Cutting-edge technology for more fun
Large LCD Display For Smooth, Easy Operation Plus Score And Lyric Indications (Color LCD on the CVP-210/208)
The CVP-206/204 's large black and white LCD display provides attractive graphics and helpful messages for quick access and error-free operation every time. Display indications include music scores (CVP-210/208/206/204) and lyrics for greater convenience as well as karaoke fun. And with the CVP-210/208, you can enjoy playing while a scene of your choice is displayed, which can even be a picture you took with a digital camera.
Sweet! Live! Cool! Natural! And Other Great Voices
For a new level of sonic versatility Yamaha offers a huge selection of over 800 voices. Besides incredibly realistic Piano voices and XG voices, these include new Sweet! Live! Cool! and Natural! voices. With Sweet! voices, you can enjoy delicate nuances such as the vibrato of wind and brass instruments. Live! voices provide stereo samples that capture the unique characteristics of acoustic instruments. In the same way, Cool! voices reproduce the subtlest shades of the original sound of electric instruments. Created with the latest technologies, Natural! voices use a huge amount of memory to assure incredibly faithful reproduction of instrument sounds. The CVP-210/208 also let you create original organ sounds with the Organ Flutes! voices and their tone wheel/drawbar emulators. Playing the Voice DEMO lets you hear exactly how good each amazing voice can sound.
Session! And Piano Combo Accompaniments For more Stylistic Freedom & A New Music Finder
You get a choice of built-in Normal, Session!, Pianist and Piano Combo accompaniment styles covering virtually any musical genre. What's more, each style has three intros and endings, four variations, four fill-ins and one break. Using these accompaniment styles lets everybody, even beginners, give complete accomplished solo performances. Music Finder offers an extensive range of music styles with pre-selected voices and effects setups. You can search for suitable styles by music, style, genre, keyword, tempo and beat. Whatever your selected style, Music Finder lets you enjoy the most suitable instruments and effects, all carefully chosen by professional musicians.
Anyone Can Play! It's Easy With Guide Lamps
The convenient Guide function provides lamps over the keyboard that light up to show you which notes to play. With Follow Lights or CueTIME software, everything you play is beautifully embellished by professional arrangements. What's more, you don't have to play along with the recording, the recording literally plays along with you! This means the moment your Clavinova is delivered, everyone in the family can play – whether they've had 100 lessons or none at all.
Get Connected For a Wider World Of Music!
The CVP-210/208/206/204 features a USB interface so you can plug your Clavinova directly into just about any personal computer – and even take advantage of the internet – for vastly expanded musical capabilities. Install the File Utility application from the supplied CD-ROM onto your PC or Macintosh® and download music software from the internet that can then be dragged-and-dropped directly to the Clavinova. Yamaha's music software www.yamahamusicsoft.com – offers a wide range of software for the Clavinova, including MIDI songs and styles as well as Scorch/XF songs that take advantage of the Clavinova's score, accompaniment and lyric display capabilities. Discover how easy it is to use music software by trying out the free Scorch/XF music samples included on the supplied CD-ROM. The CD-ROM also includes Adventus Software Development's superb "Piano Suite Lite" application with advanced piano player, library, lesson, and game functions all rolled into one thoroughly enjoyable, educational program!
Discover how good you can be
Demo and Help
All you have to do is press a button to find out what a CVP Clavinova has to offer. Once you read and hear the Voice, Style and Function demos, you'll want to sit down and start playing yourself. And don't worry about complex operations – there's also a handy Help function offering detailed explanations when required.
Built-in Demo Songs
The CVP-210/208/206 offer a choice of 120 built-in songs in the internal "Song Book," while the CVP-204 offers a selection of 79 songs, covering a wide range of musical genres. All songs feature accompaniments. You can also view the scores of all songs on the LCD, including the lyrics of so e songs.
In addition to a superb musical instrument, CVP Clavinovas give you a 16-track digital recording studio. You can create complex performances one track at a time, using any of the voices available. For more accuracy, you can also perform step recording, entering notes one at a time. Once you've finished recording, you can save your efforts to the floppy disk drive.
This allows you to store complete set-ups of the Clavinova for instant recall whenever you need them. All it takes is the touch of a button to completely change the entire sound of the Clavinova – a handy feature for live performances. You can store your set-ups in the internal flash ROM or on a floppy disk.
Pedal-Controllable Functions & Half Pedal
For even more flexibility, you can assign any of the available functions, such as sostenuto and pitch bend, to a pedal of your choice.
In addition to being a fine musical instrument, a CVP Clavinova is ideal for sing-along karaoke fun with family and friends. Plug in a microphone, load a karaoke floppy disk, and you're ready to go. The CVP-210/208 offers the extra advantages of professional features like Compressor and Noise Gate, a Talk Button and Vocal Harmony. The CVP-210/208/206 also features a Video Out function that allows song lyrics to be displayed on a TV.
No need for counting beats let the Clavinova do it for you.
Need a piano sound fast? Press this, and you instantly return to "Grand Piano 1" settings.
Music from different eras and cultures around the world is often based on different scales. With a CVP Clavinova, you can easily switch between Equal Temperament, Pure Major, Pure Minor, Pythagorean, Mean one, Werckmeister, Kirnerger and Arabic 1/2 scale tunings.
Music Clip, "50 greats for the Piano," & Headphone Hanger
The CVP-210/208/206 feature a convenient music clip to hold music books securely to the music rest while playing. The CVP-210/208/206/204 also come with "50 greats for the Piano," a book of popular piano music scores complete with two-part recordings, ideal for practicing hands-separated. All models have a handy headphone hanger.