im a newbie tyros1 how do i use styles

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im a newbie tyros1 how do i use styles

Unread post by henrykirk » Sun Jul 03, 2016 9:12 am

any tyros tips much appreciated
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Re: im a newbie tyros1 how do i use styles

Unread post by SeaGtGruff » Mon Jul 04, 2016 9:04 am

I don't use styles myself, and my PSR-E models are more limited than your Tyros when it comes to how many different style sections can be used-- i.e., the intros, main loops, fill-ins, and endings-- but a style lets you play a song as though you're being accompanied by a band. A style will have a number of parts which correspond to different MIDI channels-- drums and percussion, bass, chords, pads, etc. Furthermore, a style will typically have several sections-- up to 3 different intros, 4 different main loops, 4 different fill-ins for transitioning from one loop to another, and up to 3 different endings. By modifying the tempo, turning different parts on or off, and using different intros, main loops, and endings, you can usually make the same style fit a number of different songs. If I'm not mistaken, your Tyros even allows you to customize the styles to create new ones.
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Current keyboards: Yamaha YPT-400, PSR-E433, PSR-E443, PSR-EW400, MX49 BK
Current controllers: M-Audio Axiom 61-II
Previous keyboards: Farfisa Matador 611; Casio CTK-710
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