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History [ edit ]

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Yamaha was established in as a piano and reed organ by Torakusu Yamaha as Nippon Company, Limited ( 日本楽器製造株式会社. Gakki Seizō Kabushiki ? ) (literally Japan Musical Manufacturing Corporation) in Hamamatsu. prefecture and was incorporated on October 12, The company’s origins as a musical manufacturer is still reflected in the group’s logo—a trio of tuning forks. [ 4 ]

After War II. company president Genichi repurposed the remains of the company’s production machinery and the company’s in metallurgical technologies to the manufacture of The YA-1 (AKA Akatombo, the Red of which 125 were built in the year of production (1954), was in honour of the founder. It was a 125cc, cylinder, two-…, street patterned after the German DKW (which the British munitions BSA. had also copied in the era and manufactured as the Bantam and Harley-Davidson as the . In 1955, [ 3 ] the success of the YA-1 in the founding of Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd .

In 1989, Yamaha shipped the first CD recorder. [ chronology needed ] Yamaha purchased Circuits in 1988. [ 6 ] It bought a stake (51%) of competitor in 1987, which was bought out by in 1993. [ 7 ]

In 2002, Yamaha down its archery product that was started in 1959. Six in five different Olympic won gold medals using products. [ 8 ]

It acquired German software manufacturers Steinberg in 2005, from Pinnacle .

In July, 2007, Yamaha out the minority shareholding of the Kemble in Yamaha-Kemble Music (UK) Yamaha’s UK import and musical and professional audio equipment arm, the company being Yamaha Music U.K. Ltd in 2007. [ 9 ] Kemble Co. Ltd, the UK sales manufacturing arm was unaffected. [ 10 ]

On December 20, 2007, Yamaha an agreement with the Austrian BAWAG P.S.K. Group to purchase all the shares of Bösendorfer. [ 11 ] to take place in early Yamaha intends to continue at the Bösendorfer facilities in Austria. [ 12 ] The of Bösendorfer was announced after the Show in Los Angeles, on January 28, As of February 1, 2008, Bösendorfer GmbH operates as a subsidiary of Corp. [ 13 ]

Yamaha Corporation is widely known for their teaching programme that in the 1950s.

Yamaha electronic proven to be successful, popular and products. For example the Yamaha was given the award Keyboard of the and Product of the Year in 2007 The Music and Sound Retailer [ 14 ] Other noteworthy Yamaha include the SHS-10 Keytar. a keytar which offered output features normally on much more expensive

Other companies in the Yamaha include:

Bösendorfer Klavierfabrik Vienna, Austria.

Yamaha Company

Yamaha Fine Co. Ltd.

Yamaha Golf Company

Yamaha Livingtec

Yamaha Metanix Corporation

Music Communications Co. Ltd.

Pro Audio

Corporate mission [ ]

Kandō ( 感動 ? ) is a Japanese word by Yamaha to describe their mission. Kandō in translation the sensation of profound excitement and derived from experiencing quality and performance. [ 15 ] Some English synonyms are emotionally or emotionally moving.

Products [ ]

Synthesizers / Samplers [ edit ]

synthesizers [ edit ]

Yamaha the singing synthesizer Vocaloid for the time at the German fair on March 5–9, 2003. [ 16 ]

also began to get involved the sale and production of Vocaloid themselves with Lily the first; Lily was later via Internet Co. Ltd. ‘s Their involvement continued the VY series, with VY1 being the released in deluxe and standard on September 1, 2010. [ 17 ] The VY series is a designed to be a high quality for professional musicians.

The series is designed with the intention to set a new for the Vocaloids for having no face, or set voice, but are designed to complete any [ 18 ] VY1 saw a new approach to how the software handled the of samples and improved the performance of the 2 engine.

Yamaha announced a version of the 2 software for the iPhone and iPad. exhibited at the Y2 Autumn 2010 Content Expo in Japan. [ 19 ] [ 20 ] this version of the software was using the VY1 voice. [ 21 ] [ 22 ] VY2 will be released for this version of the [ 23 ]

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Diversification [ edit ]

Yamaha into many diverse The first venture into major category is listed [ 24 ]

1897 Keyboard instruments organ, pianos in 1900)


1914 Harmonicas

Audio equipment (crank first)

1942 Guitars

Small engines and vehicles/watercraft motorcycle first)

1959 goods (starting with

1959 Music schools

Metal alloys

1965 instruments (trumpet first)


1984 Industrial

2000 Recorded music company YMC )

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