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Yamaha assists with remote entrance exams at Freiburg University of Music
Yamaha Corporation has cooperated with Freiburg University of Music (in Freiburg, Germany) to facilitate the entrance examinations conducted on June 10, using our Disklavier™ pianos with an automatic performance function. Yamaha supported these remote entrance exams by connecting pianos in Germany with Japan and China over the Internet, enabling examinees to take practical piano performance exams from remote locations.
Yamaha CP88/CP73 Stage Pianos, Sonogenic SHS-500 Keytars, and solo Guitar Stool Design Selected for Red Dot Design Awards
Yamaha Corporation announces that three of its designs were selected to receive the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020: namely, the CP88/CP73 stage pianos, the Sonogenic SHS-500 keytars, and the design for the solo guitar stools.
Three Yamaha Designs Selected in the Good Design Awards 2019
Yamaha Corporation announces that this year three of its designs received Good Design Awards, which is an award sponsored by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion: namely the CP88/CP73 stage pianos, the STORIA acoustic guitar, and the SoundUD Consortium.
Yamaha Dear Glenn Project Unveils AI System that Reproduces Performance Style of Legendary Pianist Glenn Gould at Ars Electronica Festival
Yamaha Corporation will unveil the world's first Artificial Intelligence(AI) piano system based on deep learning technology that is capable of playing any piece of music in the style of late legendary pianist Glenn Gould while interacting with humans in a music ensemble on September 7, the third day of the Ars Electronica Festival, one of the world's largest media arts festivals, held in Linz, Austria. The AI system will give a concert performance together with several renowned performers of today. There will also be a panel session about the future of music and AI. The project has also been recognized as one of several efforts celebrating 150 Years of Japanese-Austrian relations.
Yamaha's Clavinova™ "CLP-585" Receives "Red Dot Design Award"
Yamaha Corporation's digital piano Clavinova "CLP-585" has received the internationally prestigious Red Dot Design Award in the Product Design 2015 presented by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen (Design Center) in Germany. This is the second time the CLP-585 has received a major award, following the receipt of the 2014 Good Design Award.