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April 04, 2019 02:19 PM

2018 Japan Music Products Production, Import & Export

Advanced export Statistics of Shizuoka-ken Musical Instruments Manufacturers’ Association shows acoustic piano production in 2018 ended with nearly the same level over the previous year in both units and value. While domestic shipment slightly went down, export increased 3% in units and value. Japanese piano export has increased year by year since 2013, and 2018 saw second largest growth after 2011 with 26,000 units. Domestic shipment of upright pianos was 9,600 units, 11% decrease from th...

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April 04, 2019 02:15 PM

1st Hibiya Music Festival in June

First Hibiya Music Festival will take place at Hibiya Park, Tokyo, on June 1 and 2. Seiji Kameda, music producer and chief of Hibiya Music Festival Executive Committee has played a key role in organizing the event from the scratch. From the music products industry Yamano Music patronizes and Yamaha Music Japan supports the event to provide the visitors with versatile workshops and hands-on experiences. Japan Musical Instruments Association(JMIA) has also expressed participation in the festival h...

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April 01, 2019 02:58 PM

New Imported Products Distribution in Japanese Market

Korg started distribution of Earnie Ball, Earnie Ball Music Man and Sterling by Music Man products on April 1. Kikutani Music now distributes Mi-Si musical instruments pickups, preamps , etc. Hoshino Gakki now represents Thailand-based Tycoon Percussion products. ...

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March 04, 2019 04:54 PM

Casio Wins German iF Design Award

Casio LK-511 light-guided electronic keyboard won prestigious 2019 German iF Design Award. This year, 6,400 products were applied from 52 countries and districts.LK-511 has realized easy performance using tile style button layout, and compatibility with smartphones and tablets to add song libraries and practice capability through matched applications.   ...

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March 04, 2019 04:15 PM

Management Change: Steinway & Sons Japan

Steinway & Sons Japan, Ltd. announced on February 9 that Yuriko Akiyama (Ms.) had succeeded the position of president from Kazuhiro Goto. ...

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List of Japanese & imported pianos manufactured from 1946 to 2017. A full list of Japanese pianos with serial numbers, specifications, finishes, photos. A list of imported pianos with brand names, model numbers, finishes, and retail prices. A must for used piano dealers.

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Piano vocabulary listing the parts of the piano, the name of the part, the adjustment criteria of the action etc. in four languages.

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