For our Disklavier customers, check our 55 titles of Christmas PianoSoft music. Also, if you are a Piano Radio subscriber, our four holiday Piano Radio channels are on for the entire holiday season. Find Holiday Party on Channel 4, Holiday Favorites on Channel 5, Christmas Eve on Channel 37, and New Year's Eve Party on Channel 38.*
It's that time of year again where the Christmas
lights start going up around town, and all the shops pull out all the stops to
decorate their windows with the greens, reds, silvers and golds that make us
stop and say: "The HOLIDAYS ARE HERE! I HAVE SO MUCH TO DO!" With all the holiday engagements speeding toward us; now is the time to get
ready for parties and family gatherings.
help you prepare for anawesome
caroling experience, we've put together a list of our favorite holiday
inspiredStyle filesthat are sure to put you in control of
the music, and at thecenter
of attention! You can lead your friends and family in aholiday sing-a-longcomplete with afull backing band, using Style
files and your YamahaKeyboardorClavinova!
Since Styles respond to the note or chords you play with your left hand, you
can instantly play any holiday song or carol in the key that best suits your
voice, or the voices of your group!
out the previews and descriptions below, orbrowse
our entire catalogofholiday Styles!
shuffle builds nice and slow, adding dynamic layers of rhythm with each
variation, until the horns and strings arrive with polyrhythmic harmony!
Featured voices include concert guitar, synth, brass section, and a flute
This Style is perfect for "Blue Christmas", in the style of Elvis Presley. A solid back beat with added layers of orchestration, guitar, and flute make the somber Christmas classic come alive. Featured voices include clean and dirty guitars, oboe, and a sweet synth.
a perfect country swing style for songs like "Rudolph the Red Nosed
Reindeer", or a mellow version of "Jingle Bell Rock" a la Hall
& Oates. Featured voices include a cool brass section, smooth jazz guitar,
saxophone, and a bright synth.
Waltz is subdued, offering a quieter opportunity to play traditional holiday
classics like "The First Noel" and "The Little Drummer
Boy". Featured voices include a big concert string section, classical guitar,
bright bells, and saxophone.
mixing up your holiday sing-a-long with a little tropical inspiration and
reggae flair! Jamaican Christmas features the classic reggae rhythm and some
cool lead voices, including organ, saxophone, and harmonica.
your holiday carols with a little swing using this Style! Orchestral strings
and big band horns add to the complexity of this Style, with a little sleigh
bell action to make it festive. Play melodies to songs like "Let It
Snow" or "Jingle Bells" using the vibraphone, saxophone, jazz
guitar, or soprano sax voices.
of these Styles and many more are available from Yamaha MusicSoft.
November and December is a busy time of year for many
people. Whether it is preparing for holiday gatherings, shopping or taking time
off with family and friends, it is hard to find time to do much of anything
else. So, we’d like to share a few easy ways you can still celebrate
music during the holidays.
For starters, we moved our entire catalog online earlier
this year. All of our products are now available as digital downloads. So, no
more waiting on shipping! Whether it is print-on-demand sheet music,
downloadable MIDI Songs or expansion content for your Yamaha instrument, all if it is available as a
download through your Yamaha MusicSoft account.
Here is a short list of our most popular products for digital download:
1)Playground Sessions – an easy, piano learning system with game-like interactivity to
get you playing your first song in as little as 30 days!
2)Printable Sheet Music – our whole catalog of songs with interactive on-screen
previews of the arrangements and popular titles added weekly
– many popular titles to play on your Disklavier piano. Perfect for holiday
4)MIDI Styles and Registrations – professional arrangements you can load into your
Yamaha instrument to expand its capabilities
5)Voice & Style and Premium Packs – several expansion packs with
instrumentation from around the world for your Yamaha Arranger Workstation