Piano lessons Derby Review Roland Digital Piano HP307


Roland Digital Piano HP307. A review by Piano Lessons Derby. This flagship digital piano offers the ultimate in piano tone and expressivity The look and sound are pure, natural, and timeless, but inside the wood cabinetry is the most advanced technology on the home-piano market.

Roland Digital Piano HP307

Roland Digital Piano HP307  takes a giant leap forward with the advent of Roland’s SuperNATURAL Piano sound engine, a breakthrough technology that offers unprecedented sound, response, and feel. The piano tone changes seamlessly and naturally based on touch and key range, with perfectly smooth decay.

Piano lessons Derby review of Roland Digital Piano HP307 This digital piano is equipped with a PHA III keyboard, which delivers enhanced expression and superior rapid keystroke performance. The combination of PHA III and SuperNATURAL Piano faithfully translates every nuance into accurate, natural sound. The HP307 is available in 3 colours, the elegant polished ebony finish, traditional rosewood finish, or the cool satin black finish. The innovative Individual Twin Piano feature allows side by side practice or performance. The three-track recorder enables you to record your performance and will also be a great help when practicing right or left hand parts individually.

Expressivity in every single key
Each of the 88 notes on a grand piano has its own character, due to the fact that the strings are different sizes and lengths, use different materials, and are struck by hammers of different sizes. These differences create variations in the tone colour and resonance of each note. For the new SuperNATURAL Piano sound engine, Roland sampled all 88 notes of a variety of world-class pianos and used its unique digital technology to faithfully reproduce the full, rich tone and expressivity of the world’s finest pianos.

Expressivity according to the player’s touch
Pianos produce differences not only in volume, but also subtle variations in tone colour, depending on how forcefully the key is struck. Using Roland’s latest technology, the SuperNATURAL piano sound engine delivers natural and seamless changes in tone colour in response to the player’s touch. Its expanded dynamic range supports the most advanced and subtle techniques, just as one would expect in an acoustic grand piano.

Expressivity of decaying sounds
The natural decay of notes and beautiful lingering tones are important elements of a piano’s sound. The decaying sound of an acoustic piano not only decreases in volume, but also gradually changes in colour to a softer tone. The SuperNATURAL piano sound engine replicates this natural decay, just as in an acoustic grand.

• Amazing SuperNATURAL Piano sound
• PHA III Ivory Feel keyboard with Escapement
• “Classic Position” lids can conceal the control panel for beautiful appearance and concentration during performance
• Piano Designer function with extended parameter set
• Speaker box provides extra powerful, rich sound
• Front legs for luxurious look, classically shaped triple pedals and folding music rest
• Advanced Twin Piano mode (Individual mode) lets two players perform side by side on the same keyboard with separate zoning and discrete outputs • USB host for USB memory and optional CD player

The Roland HP307 digital Piano is a truly amazing instrument. Sound reproduction is stunning along with an excellent keying action which surpasses many digital Pianos in it’s class. As far as features go, I would say the Roland Digital Piano HP307 is most definitely top of the class!

The Roland HP307 digital Piano is a high-end instrument recommended for the serious Pianist.

At time of writing the Roland HP307 list price is £2,999.00 however there are better deals to be had if you shop around. If you live in Derby or Derbyshire then I would recommend you go along to Foulds on Irongate and visit their Piano department where you can get a full in-depth demonstration of this top specification digital piano from Roland.

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Derby Piano Teachers review of the Roland Digital Piano HP 307.  ©2012 all rights reserved.

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Piano Lessons Derby review Yamaha PSRE233 Portable Keyboard

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Yamaha PSRE233 Portable Keyboard. Piano lessons Derby review the Yamaha PSRE233 Portable Keyboard which boasts a full-size 61 note keyboard, 385 voices, – including portable grand piano making the PSR E233 the ideal choice of instrument for keyboard lessons.

Yamaha PSRE233 Portable Keyboard

The Yamaha PSRE233 portable keyboard is packed with 385 voices which range from orchestral  to synthesized sounds along with 100 preset automated accompaniment styles to suit most tastes in popular music. To add further style to your performance the Yamaha PSRE233 has reverb, chorus, and ultra-wide stereo effects bringing your music to life. This well featured keyboard from Yamaha is the ideal choice for anyone considering a first purchase.

Piano lessons Derby review Yamaha PSRE233 Portable Keyboard At time of writing the Yamaha PSRE233 list price is £141.00 – which is a modest investment for a beginner keyboard with such a vast specification. In fact, it’s extremely good value for money!

There’s so much scope to the Yamaha E233 which is important to new learners, boredom is a million miles away! If you’re a regular visitor to my Piano blog then I’m sure you’ve noticed my leaning towards reviewing mainly Yamaha products, – there’s no coincidence. Without shadow of doubt Yamaha manufacture the best value for money quality portable electronic keyboards, bar none. I have used Yamaha instruments throughout my performing career because they are voiced to suit all popular tastes in music and are ultra reliable and exceptionally good value for money.

This is yet another portable keyboard I would definitely recommend to parents who are considering the gamble of buying an electronic keyboard for their child’s keyboard lessons, at a mere £120.00 it’s not too great an investment. Another point worth mentioning is Yamaha keyboards tend to hold their price so if your child decides keyboard lessons is not for them you shouldn’t have too much trouble selling the keyboard to recoup your investment.

Finally. The Yamaha PSR E233 portable electronic keyboard get a huge thumbs-up from me!

Piano Lessons Derby review of the Yamaha PSR E233 portable keyboard.

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Derby Piano Teachers Review Yamaha YPT 210 Portable Keyboard


Derby Piano Teachers independent review of Yamaha YPT 210 portable keyboard. The Yamaha YPT 210 portable keyboard is a starter keyboard which boasts an impressive 32 notes polyphony, 5 octaves (61 notes) keyboard with 375 AWM digitally reproduced sounds making the Yamaha YPT 20 the ideal choice of instrument for beginners keyboard lessons.

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The Yamaha YPT-210 portable keyboard features 375 natural sounding voices, including Stereo Grand Piano, 361 XGlite voices, 12 drum kits and a sound effect kit. The YPT-210 also has 100 accompaniment styles and 102 built-in songs. Use the Portable Grand button to instantly call up an authentic stereo grand piano sound. The instrument also has a rich Reverb effect that adds concert-hall ambience to any performance. The Yamaha Education Suite feature makes learning and practicing music more fun than ever before.

Derby Piano Teachers review Yamaha YPT 20 portable keyboardI would particularly recommend the Yamaha YPT 210 to parents of young children who are considering buying a first-time keyboard for their child to take keyboard lessons because the financial outlay is minimal. There is always a slim chance your child may not wish to continue with keyboard lessons so initial investment is an important factor to consider. At time of writing the Yamaha YPT 210 is selling at Yamaha dealers including Argos for approximately £77.00.

I would suggest going along to Google search engine and typing “Yamaha YPT 20”  to see if you can find an even better deal. You never know you might be lucky!

It’s worth mentioning that ten years ago you would have expected to pay somewhere in the region of £500 for a Yamaha keyboard of similar specification.

For more detailed information about the Yamaha YPT 210 portable keyboard head over to Yamaha UK & Ireland website. Please click here to visit the Yamaha website.

Derby Piano Teachers review of the Yamaha YPT 210 Portable keyboard. ©2012 all rights reserved.

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