Yamaha Music launches Made in India PSR I500 keyboard with Indian instrumental tunes

Yamaha Music India Managing Director Takashi Haga with the company's first Made in India PSR 1500 keyboard with Indian instrumental tunes.
Yamaha Music India Managing Director Takashi Haga with the company's first Made in India PSR 1500 keyboard with Indian instrumental tunes.
Yamaha Music India has launched its first Made in India PSR I500 keyboard for global music lovers who want to learn and perform.
"The instrument consists of a vast collection of onboard Indian instruments tunes and auto accompaniment style functions which covers a broad spectrum of Indian music genres from every corner of the country," a press release from the company said.
The PSR I500 consists of 801 instrument tunes, of which 40 are of Indian instruments. The keyboard also has a variety of instruments from Pianos to Synthesizers, making it possible to play songs from a variety of genres which ranges from orchestra classics to electronic dance music, it said.
"The instrument is the ideal portable keyboard for music lovers. Functions like Quick Sampling are designed to assist you to perform in a variety of situations. In addition, the PSR I500 features a number of lesson functions including a built-in Tabla / Mridangam and Tanpura function called Riyaz, to help learn how to play songs or traditional Indian Raga scales," the release said.
Takashi Haga, Managing Director, Yamaha Music India said the keyboard had been built at the company's manufacturing unit in Chennai. He said it was the most versatile and customized portable keyboard for Indian and global music lovers till date.
"India is a land of diversity and the new keyboard will address the requirement of all its discerning customers. Yamaha Music India will not only produce its equipment for the Indian market but make India its major export hub. World over the music Industry is on a growth trajectory with increasing demand everywhere, we see a growing trend in schools and other education institutes, stressing on the importance of learning music. We are confident their products like these which are unique, efficient and customized, will cater to the needs of several hundred music teachers, students, hobbyist and professionals," he added.
Established in March 2008, Yamaha Music India Pvt. Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation and is headquartered at Gurgaon near here in Haryana. It has a manufacturing plant in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu.

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