We offer two extremely inexpensive models of compact, highly accurate digital electronic metronomes by Qwik Time™ which are perfect for the traveling musician. The tiny credit-card-sized Q5 will fit in virtually all recorder cases and offers the ultimate in portability. The somewhat larger and more fully-featured Q3 will easily fit in a shirt or jacket pocket as well as larger combination recorder cases.
|Qwik Time™ Q-5 metronome||
|Qwik Time™ Q-3 metronome||
The new Korg OT-120 is the long-awaited successor to their long-since discontinued MT-1200 multi-temperament tuner and is the ultimate tuner for the serious early music enthusiast. It offers astonishing functionality, including eight different historical temperaments as well as equal temperament, in an extremely compact package and at a fraction of the price of its predecessor.
|Korg OT-120 tuner||
|Korg CM-100L contact microphone||
Yamaha, in addition to being one of the world's foremost musical instrument manufacturers, is also known as a leading maker of high-quality professional and consumer audio and video equipment. All of the research and design expertise of the latter division is reflected in their excellent electronic digital tuners and digital metronomes. We are happy to introduce the newest models from Yamaha, which incorporate the latest advances in educational psychology and digital technology. We are offering them for a limited period of time at substantial introductory discounts.
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|Yamaha ME-55BK Digital Lapel Pin Metronome||
|Yamaha ME-150BK Digital Metronome||
|Yamaha ME-D1 Digital Cube Metronome||
|Yamaha TD-5BK Chromatic Digital Tuner, slimline model||
|Yamaha TD-100 Chromatic Digital Tuner, professional model||
Japanese school bands, ensembles, and choruses are world-renowned for their matched tuning and flawlessly blended sound. Their secret, in addition to the use of high-quality, well-tuned Yamaha instruments, is the Yamaha Harmony Director intonation training tool, which is now finally available to teachers and musicians in the United States as well. The original HD-100 has been recently replaced by the new HD-200, which offers increased functionality.
Traditional single note tuners correct only a single isolated pitch at a time, and the concept of how notes relate to one another can be difficult to explain in words. The key to beautiful, in-tune harmony lies in the intervals within chords, and students must learn how their note relates to those of others sounding at the same time. The Harmony Director lets you teach your students (and yourself) the finer points of intonation by demonstration rather than just verbal description.
The tonal difference between chords tuned in equal temperament and those using pure or so-called just intonation can be astonishing. Pure intonation makes harmony sound natural and true, helping the music come alive. However, getting students (and teachers) to understand this concept of how notes relate to one another can be difficult unless one learns by actually hearing the intervals while playing or singing. The Harmony Director will show students and professional musicians alike how to tune notes accurately within actual chords in a given key or historical mode and in a variety of temperaments as well, and will help to develop a clear understanding of how one's part should fit into the overall contextual tuning of an ensemble. In short, this device is the ultimate tool for developing accuracy of hearing, tuning, and intonation and refining one's overall sensitivity and musicianship.
The Yamaha HD-200 Harmony Director is a 49-key tuning device that resembles a small keyboard. Unlike traditional tuners that correct one pitch at a time, the HD-200 will teach you to tune notes within actual chords and improve individual and group intonation, harmony, and overall sound. The HD-200 features LCD displays and a data-entry dial. Its ten preset temperaments include major and minor, just, meantone, and Pythagorean scales and chords. The built-in metronome in programmable so you can set up your own meters and a tap-tempo feature lets you set tempos as played.
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|Yamaha HD-200 Harmony Director||
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