VP-550

Vocal & Ensemble Keyboard

Q.What can I do using the VP-550?

A.

The VP-550 is a unique electronic instrument that features a "Vocal Designer" function that allows you to freely create realistic "human singing voices" in real time.

Vocal Designer uses the sound captured from a connected mic to create non-pitched sound elements (such as words, vocalizations, and rhythm) while the pitch is determined by the notes you play on the keyboard.
(Related FAQ: What is the VP-550's Vocal Designer?)

This allows you to create unique performances as follows:

  1. Transform your singing voice into a professional gospel choir or pop chorus.

    Related FAQ:
    Q: How can I create a gospel chorus performance using the VP-550?
    Q: How can I add a backing chorus to my vocal using the VP-550?
    Q: How can I create a large classical choir performance using the VP-550?
    Q: What kinds of vocal chorus sounds can I create with the VP-550?
    Q: How can I create an acappella chorus performance using the VP-550?

  2. Create majestic sounds by layering string sounds with the vocal chorus sounds described above.


  3. Use your voice to create classic vocoder sounds.
    (Some famous songs that use vocoder sounds include "TOKIO" by Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO), "Mr. Blue Sky" by Electric Light Orchestra, and "Trans Europe Express" by Kraftwerk.)
    Related FAQ:
    Can I use the VP-550 to replicate the distinctive sounds heard in the song "TOKIO" by Yellow Magic Orchestra (YMO)?

(2006/03/15)

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