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CP136 Ensemble Piano



The new developed Concert Performer series is absolutely fantastic with a the high-quality Realwood Design and a hugh number of technical and musical highlights:

- More than 1,000 Sounds on board.

- Enjoy playing the new feature sounds and the unbelievable collection of vocal sounds.

- The 262 incredible style arrangements will fascinate you!

- The large-sized LCD shows you all the important information very clearly.

- The easy operation system allows you to work with the instruments almost always without the manual.

The Concert Performer CP136 uses exclusive Harmonic Imaging Technology with a sample library of more than 1,000 amazing genuine sounds.

The CP136 provides the AWA Grand PRO mechanical action, with wooden keys, ensuring the feeling of playing on a concert grand.

The CP136 is the digital piano with a recordable audio CD drive. You can record a CD of your ?live? playing, internal songs or MIDI files (or any combination). You can even record vocals and other instruments via the Mic Input. Your completed CD can be played in any audio CD player.

Sam's first own CD

Harmonic Imaging Technology
The authentic piano sound of Kawai digital pianos starts with the world's finest concert grand piano, the Kawai EX. We recorded the exceptionally rich sound in the "anechoic chamber" at our advanced piano research facility. Our engineers then analysed the unique harmonic structure of the EX and created an extremely accurate sound map for each key across the entire dynamic range. Finally, our engineers and piano technicians worked together to reproduce the excellent sound of the EX concert grand piano. The sound data was digitally tuned and voiced by the ears of our proud piano craftsman. The result is a new level of authenticity in the art of digital piano.

AWA Grand PRO Action
As one of the world's premier builders of acoustic pianos, Kawai has long understood the vital importance of "feel" to the pianist. For this reason, Kawai has been a pioneer in the use of real wooden keys in our digital pianos. The CP136 features our AWA Grand PRO action. As an acoustic piano has heavier hammers in the bass section and lighter hammers in the treble section, AWA Grand PRO uses different hammer weights appropriate for each playing zone. In addition, the lower keys have counter weights for better control when playing softly. AWA Grand PRO is designed to faithfully simulate the grand piano action. The long wooden key stick is supported by a balance pin with a bushing cloth. The front bottom of the key stick touches the front felt with its face. These structures are the same as the ones found in acoustic grand pianos. It's easy to forget that you are playing a digital piano with the excellence of the AWA Grand PRO action, with real wooden keys.

Just press the Record button and you?re ready to make your own recordings. For more professional results, the Advanced Recorder puts a full-featured, 16-track recording studio at your fingertips.

The Style Maker enables you to generate new styles from your own sequencer recordings or SMF files.

Concert Magic
Concert Magic is a fun and interactive way to play music, even if you?ve never played before. With Concert Magic, anyone can experience the thrill of playing real music. Many of the Concert Magic songs also offer lyrics? just follow the bouncing ball on the score screen for hours of Karaoke-style musical fun.

More features

The Solo Part is a third part for your right hand which can be played as a single part or in combination with the parts Right 1 and Right 2 or with the harmony function. The Solo Part offers a high flexibility. By adding the Portamento effect you can play sounds like violin, trombone, clarinet more naturally.

The Easy Edit Conductor function allows you to mix and match phrases to create more than one million new style variations.

The Song Stylist feature provides perfect panel setups for 1,000 of the most popular songs of all time. Simply touch the button beside your favorite song and you?re ready to go. Spend your time playing instead of pushing buttons.

During the playback of Concert Magic songs, own songs and SMF-songs, the score function will show you the score of the song in the display.

The built-in USB interface allows for direct connection to a desktop or laptop personal computer. Enter the world of computer music and the Internet through one simple connection.

ActionAWA Grand PRO with 88 weighted wooden keys
Soundsover 1.000 Harmonic Imaging sounds, GM level 2 compatible
Styles262 styles with 4 variations and 4 fill ins each
Song Stylist1,000 ready registrations of known songs
Style Conductoryou can generate over 1,000,000 new styles
Phrase-to-Stylegenerate easily styles directly out of the sequencer or SMF
Displaylarge LCD display
Performance PartsLeft, Right1, Right2, Solo with Portamento
Polyphonymax. 192 notes
1-2 PLAYready preset registrations
User Registrationen160 locations for user registrations
User Styles40 locations for user or converted styles
Auto AccompanimentOne-Finger, Fingered, Full Keyboard and bass inversion
Style ControlStart/Stop, Intro/Ending1/2, Sync./Fade out, Tap tempo, ACC on/off, 4xVariation, 4xFill in
Chord Recognitionover 64 chord types and inversions are recognized
Easy Recorderrecord, simply like a cassette deck
Advanced Recorderprofessional 16-track MIDI sequencer
Music Scoreyes, for own songs, SMF songs and Concert Magic songs
MediaCD/RW-drive, FDD
Sound Edityou can create and store up to 40 user sounds
Microphone Inputmicrophone input with effects and vocal harmony function
Demo Songs111 + 114 (PianoMusic)
3 PedalsDampfer (half-pedal), Soft (17 functions assignable), Sostenuto
Finishreal rosewood
Key Lidyes
Jacksheadphone x 2, MIDI In/Out/Thru, Line In (stereo) controlable, Line Out (stereo), USB, microphon, Video Out, exp. pedal
Amplifier40 Watt x 2
Dimensions in cm (DxWxH)141,8 x 57,5 x 92,4
Weight in kg81,5

Audio demos

Feature Sounds 1

(0,76 MB)
Woodwind Sounds

(0,55 MB)
Feature Sounds 2

(0,97 MB)
"Swing & Big Band" Style Demo

(0,92 MB)
Feature Sounds 3

(1,57 MB)
"50s Orchestra Ballad" Style Demo

(1,37 MB)
Feature Sounds 4

(0,86 MB)
"Intimate Piano" Style Demo

(0,60 MB)
Feature Sounds 5

(1,77 MB)
"Classic Piano" Style Demo

(1,84 MB)
Drawbar Orgel

(2,71 MB)