Friday, October 26, 2012

Spooky Sale: Save 20% At Yamaha MusicSoft!

Halloween is one of our favorite holidays. Though it has many origins throughout the world, we enjoy the lighthearted fun of a good costume, a good scare, and a good treat. This year we're treating our customers to a Spooky Sale! Now through November 1st we're offering a 20% discount on everything sold at Yamaha MusicSoft. Check out the latest Yamaha Premium Styles, Premium Packs & Voices, MIDI Songs, and PianoSoft, or try one of the new Audio Backing Tracks and use the savings to buy more candy!

Sale ends Friday, November 2nd at 12am EST.

Enjoy the sale and your weekend!


Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Regina Spektor, Cher Lloyd, Justin Bieber, & More New Songs In NoteStar!

10 more new songs grace the catalog of NoteStar's Full Band With Vocals Series. Like all songs in this series, you'll find professional audio backing track and separate keyboard reference and lead vocal audio tracks, all of which can be muted. Now you can play and sing along with the Mandy Moore, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, and so many more of your favorite artists! Just open NoteStar or visit the NoteStar YouTube page to check out previews of the new titles!

If you haven't installed NoteStar yet, remember: The app is completely free, and when you register NoteStar with Yamaha, your first song is on us!

All of the previews are in the playlist below. Check them out!


Halloween Hits On Yamaha's Piano Radio!

It's almost Halloween, and we're celebrating with our Annual Halloween Hits Channel on Yamaha's Piano Radio! From now until the end of October, Halloween Hits will be available 24/7 on your Yamaha Disklavier, Keyboard, or Clavinova. Halloween Hits features everything from lighthearted Halloween favorites like the "Theme From The Addams Family" and "Monster Mash" to some truly haunting compositions like Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor" and "Funeral March Of A Marionette"(theme from Alfred Hitchcock Presents). Plus, the Halloween Hits channel is peppered with eerie haunted house interludes and sound effects, adding a little fun and fright to your listening experience. It's the perfect soundtrack for costume making, pumpkin carving, and Halloween partying, and it's only available on Yamaha's Piano Radio!

Here's a taste of what you can expect to hear on the new Halloween Hits Channel:

Monster Mash

Theme from Harry Potter and the Socerer's Stone


Friday, October 12, 2012

New PianoSoft- Best New Pop & The Best of Al Jarreau!

Best Friday EVER! The PianoSoft catalog has been updated with two fresh collections: The Best of Al Jarreau and Best New Pop. The former features 12 of Al Jarreau's greatest hits, performed by the inimitable Tom Zink. From "Ain't No Sunshine" to "Let's Stay Together", they're all here. The Best New Pop earns it's title with huge hits including Taylor Swift's "Back to December", Justin Beiber's "Baby", and Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi". With PianoSoft, you're inviting a virtual pianist into your home to recreate these masterful arrangements note-for-note on your Yamaha instrument!

Check out the previews below, and see what else is new at Yamaha MusicSoft!

Rolling in the Deep
From "The Best New Pop"

Let's Stay Together
Al Jarreau
From "The Best of Al Jarreau"

The latest PianoSoft collections are available only at Yamaha MusicSoft!


Friday, October 5, 2012

New Premium Styles: 70s Pop Latin Disco and 70's Slow & Easy!

Get your bell bottoms out of the closet, because we've just released two new Premium Styles inspired by big hits of the Super 70's! First up is 70's Pop Latin Disco, which is cleverly inspired by one of Barry Manilow's most popular tunes: "Copacabana"! Next we've got something new for the slow dance fans- 70's Slow & Easy- which nods at Eric Clapton's "Wonderful Tonight".

Check out the video demos below, or browse the entire catalog of Yamaha Premium Styles!

70s Pop Latin Disco

70s Slow & Easy

Yamaha Premium Styles are available exclusively at Yamaha MusicSoft and Internet Direct Connection.