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Yamaha

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Brand name of mus. instrs. manufactured by firm of Nippon Gakki, Hamamatsu, Japan, founded 1887 by Torakusu Yamaha (1851–1916). Makes pfs., elec. orgs., harmoniums, brass and ww. instrs....

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Yamaha

Hugh Davies, Edwin M. Good and Edward H. Tarr.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 937 words.

The brand name of musical instruments (and other products) manufactured by Yamaha Kabushiki Kaisha (Yamaha KK, i.e. Yamaha Corporation), Hamamatsu, Japan. The firm was founded in 1887 by...

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Yamaha

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 44 words.

Brand name of musical instruments manufactured by firm of Nippon Gakki, Hamamatsu, Japan, founded 1887 by Torakusu Yamaha (1851–1916...

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Yamaha

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Brand name of mus. instrs. manufactured by firm of Nippon Gakki, Hamamatsu, Japan, founded 1887 by Torakusu Yamaha (1851–1916). Makes pfs., elec. orgs., harmoniums, brass and ww. instrs....

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Yamaha

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 43 words.

Brand name of mus. instrs. manufactured by firm of Nippon Gakki, Hamamatsu, Japan, founded 1887 by Torakusu Yamaha (1851–1916

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Yamaha Corporation

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 43 words.

Japanese firm of instrument makers founded as Nippon Gakki in Hamamatsu in 1887 by Torakusu Yamaha (1851–1916). It produces pianos, brass and woodwind instruments, and over 100 kinds of...

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Yamaha (April 1851)

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1062 words.

Brand name of musical instruments (and other products) manufactured by Yamaha Kabushiki Kaisha (i.e. Yamaha Corporation), Hamamatsu, Japan. The firm

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Yamaha Motor Company (1955)

Jonathan M. Woodham.

in A Dictionary of Modern Design

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art. 119 words.

The company was established in the wake of the Yamaha Corporation's diversification into motorcycle production in 1954 with a model

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Yamaha Motor Company (1955)

Edited by Jonathan M. Woodham.

in A Dictionary of Modern Design

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art. 119 words.

The company was established in the wake of the Yamaha Corporation’s diversification into motorcycle production in 1954 with a model

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Yamaha Motor Company

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(established 1955)

The company was established in the wake of the Yamaha Corporation's diversification into motorcycle production in 1954 with a model closely based on the German...

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Japan Instrument Manufacturing Co.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 28 words.

Name given in 1897 to the firm later called Yamaha.

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Nippon Gakki Seizo KK

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 28 words.

Name given in 1897 to the firm later called Yamaha.

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Electone

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 341 words.

Electronic organ, many models of which were manufactured from 1958 under the Yamaha marque by the Nippon Gakki Co. of

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Clavinova

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 194 words.

Brand name for a range of electronic pianos introduced in 1983 by the Yamaha Corporation of Hamamatsu. These Musical Instrument

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Watanabe Kazumi

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 242 words.

b. 14 October 1953, Tokyo, Japan. After studying guitar extensively at Tokyo’s Yamaha Music School Watanabe began his professional career

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Strike Boys

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 138 words.

A German duo, Martin Kaiser and Tommy Yamaha, based in Nuremberg. Their sound has been described as blending 70s funk

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Disklavier

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 553 words.

Line of MIDI-based reproducing player pianos introduced by Yamaha Corporation in 1982 (1986 in North America). The Disklavier system combines

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Rhythm Albums

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Rhythm albums are reggae LPs that are all based on one backing track. The first such artefact was Rupie Edwards’ ‘Yamaha Skank’, which featured a dozen different mixes and vocals ...

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Strike Boys

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A German duo, Martin Kaiser and Tommy Yamaha, based in Nuremberg. Their sound has been described as blending 70s funk and 80s electro, with the UK’s DJ magazine describing them ...

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Kazumi Watanabe

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 14 October 1953, Tokyo, Japan. After studying guitar extensively at Tokyo’s Yamaha Music School Watanabe began his professional career playing in jazz rock bands, sometimes under his own...

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Miyuki Nakajima

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 23 February 1952, Hokkaidô, Japan. After winning various amateur minor talent contests, singer-songwriter Nakajima was signed to Canyon Records when she won the 1975 national Japanese...

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