Yamaha CP4 Stage Piano Wins Frankfurt Musikmesse International Press Award
FRANKFURT, Germany (April 28, 2014)–The Yamaha CP4 Stage
Piano received the Musikmesse International Press Award (MIPA) for best
Stage Keyboard. More than 100 magazines from around the world
participate in MIPA voting, selecting what they determine to be the best
musical instruments and audio equipment in 38 categories at the
Musikmesse 2014 music industry trade show.
launched the CP4 Stage Piano at the 2014 NAMM Show this past January,
and it became an instant hit with artists and dealers world-wide.
“We designed the CP4
to be the best stage piano that Yamaha has ever made, and it is
gratifying that a large portion of the world’s music journalists are
able to appreciate the results,” said Nate Tschetter, marketing manager,
Music Production, Yamaha Corporation of America. “We spent a lot of
time and effort crafting the model’s sounds, styling and interface so
that keyboard players would sound their best no matter what style of
music they play.”
The CP4 Stage
features a selection of 45 Voices from Yamaha’s Premium handcrafted
grand pianos, including the CFX, CFIIIS and S6; 47 vintage electric
pianos with Virtual Circuit Modeling effects and a wide variety of 341
sounds based on the flagship MOTIF synthesizer. These sounds have been
matched with an 88-note Natural Wood Graded Hammer triple sensor action
to provide the ultimate piano touch and response.
The model’s slim,
lightweight design combines portability with elegant style and features
an easy-to-understand interface with large lighted buttons for splits
and layers that gives performers all the controls they need right at
Pricing and Availability
The CP4 Stage Piano (MSRP: $2,999) is currently shipping.
For more information, visit http://4wrd.it/CP4ONLINE.