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Wine, Wireless and Song: Eleven Yamaha Digital Mixing Systems Ensure ‘Once A Generation’ Swiss Spectacular Enjoys A Vintage Year
Approximately every 20 years, the ‘once in a generation’ Fête des Vignerons takes over the Swiss town of Vevey for a month in July and August. Featuring 6,400 performers, musicians and singers, 2,000 lighting fixtures, 612 loudspeakers and over 300 channels of wireless microphones, 11 Yamaha digital mixing systems were needed for the centrepiece production of the 2019 event.
Yamaha Dear Glenn Project Unveils AI System that Reproduces Performance Style of Legendary Pianist Glenn Gould at Ars Electronica Festival
Yamaha Corporation will unveil the world's first Artificial Intelligence(AI) piano system based on deep learning technology that is capable of playing any piece of music in the style of late legendary pianist Glenn Gould while interacting with humans in a music ensemble on September 7, the third day of the Ars Electronica Festival, one of the world's largest media arts festivals, held in Linz, Austria. The AI system will give a concert performance together with several renowned performers of today. There will also be a panel session about the future of music and AI. The project has also been recognized as one of several efforts celebrating 150 Years of Japanese-Austrian relations.