[Musical knowledge] Comparison between YAMAHA digital piano series and traditional piano

Comparison of YAMAHA Digital Piano Series and Traditional Piano


  YAMAHA Clavinova digital piano has been launched in Hong Kong and Macau for more than ten years. With the continuous development of digital technology, YAMAHA Clavinova digital piano is gradually entering the market of piano consumers with its outstanding functions; even the Royal Academy of Music in the United Kingdom In the classroom, a large number of YAMAHA CLP series digital pianos have also been used as exercises. What is the difference between a digital piano and a traditional piano? Please pay attention to the following comparison:

YAMAHA Clavinova Digital Piano

Better traditional piano

There are more than 100 timbres.

There can only be one tone,
And is subject to the impact of piano height/humidity;

You can choose the sound of 9-foot grand piano and upright piano or the sound of harpsichord to try playing a variety of instruments. It is a keyboard that is absolutely suitable for playing any work;

The timbre of the platform piano is different from that of the upright piano. The tallest upright piano cannot have the sound of the platform piano;

It has the touch-feel foot pedal function of grand piano and upright piano, and the light and weight of the keys can be adjusted.

The height/lowness of the piano has different touches, and there is generally no grand piano pedal;

Can record music in General MIDI format on a computer disk;

Normal pianos don't have this function!

Can replay / ensemble / listen to your own playing skills;

Normal pianos don't have this function!

Can pre-record a variety of instrument sounds as background music to help you perform in concert, making it easy to compose;

Normal pianos don't have this function!

You can experience the expression of the work with the timbre of different instruments;

The experience can only be expressed in piano tones!

You can play with headphones at night without affecting others;

The best sound insulation + put down the velvet/flick, it will still affect others.

The practice time is more than that of a traditional piano without limitation, and the technique can be improved in a short period of time;

The time of practice is affected and limited by the environment, and it is too fast.

Through the playback system, you can listen carefully/slowly to other people's playing skills;

You can only listen to the CD, or invite others to play;

The pitch remains unchanged, no need to adjust regularly;

You must pay for regular tuning to maintain the pitch;

Use often, keep it dry and hard to damage;

Frequent use, the mutton parts, hammers, etc. will be worn out,

Maintenance fee/adjustment fee: calculated in 5 years, almost: zero

Calculated in 5 years: To keep the pitch at a minimum, you need to pay: 3.250.00 (mop$)

Excellent function/comparative effect, low price.

Pianos with better timbre are generally more expensive;


The above examples are not enough to fully demonstrate the advantages of the digital piano. In modern society, due to the poor living environment and sound insulation equipment, the use of traditional piano practice is sometimes equivalent to forcing others to listen to themselves repeatedly every day without smooth practice, which can easily cause long-term nourishment to family members/neighbors. Disturbance, friction and resentment that are invisibly generated, continue to grow with the day. The piano practitioners have a certain psychological burden every time they practice, and they cannot concentrate on practicing, nor can they achieve technical sublimation in a short period of time, let alone how to deal with the requirements of the music and generate good playing inspiration.

Using traditional piano practice, you must always adjust the pitch. The quality of the timbre, the loudness and the loudness of the sound, depend on the quality of the piano, the height of the piano, the dry/humid weather, and the mechanical failures that occur from time to time, making the player Too much trouble.

The versatility and durability of the digital piano, the fine pitch without the need to adjust the sound of various instruments, make the piano learner more vivid in understanding music and interpretation; the touch of the digital piano adopts the touch and strength of a grand piano, The control of the pedal is also the function of a platform playing piano, which is more demanding and more precise than the general upright traditional piano.   

 There are many advantages of the digital piano piano. You can input some music scores that have never been played through a simple computer music program, and then play it on the digital piano. With the widespread use of computers, you can listen to them on the Internet. Many more ancient and modern Chinese and foreign MIDI music works provide a broad learning space and a level of learning music for piano learners. Looking to the future, the digital piano may be the best keyboard instrument for modern humans to learn piano music.



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