Yamaha XG MIDI Collection

In the mid-90s (1995, 1996, and 1997) Yamaha produced a number of very excellent XG midi files, which were provided as an XG Midi Library for PSR740 owners. The Yamaha site with this XG Midi library is no longer available on the internet, but some of the original batch of files are still available on the current Yamaha site (although you won't find these downloads listed for the most recent keyboards). Thanks to Onacimus Sahayan, however, we can provide you with many of these original XG midi files.

The original file names were quite cryptic. However, the midi file itself often has information about the correct song title, the composer, year, and producer. The "producer" in these files is listed as "Yamaha" or "Yamaha MusicSoft Europe" or "Groveland Road Productions, " a company that produced midi files for Yamaha. There are quite a few composers included, and many of these are renowned for their compostions for movies, tv productions and multimedia. I'm not sure who actually prepared the midi files, but since they are all copyrighted by Yamaha, I've used "Yamaha" as the "performer" for these midi files.

I have renamed these files with the correct song titles and divided them into three sections. The first includes those midi files that are still available for download from Yamaha (in case you've already downloaded these.) The remainder are divided into those where the composer is provided, organized by composer, and the rest, organized by category.

In addition, also thanks to Onacimus who has been able to extract some of the midi songs used as demos on some Yamaha keyboards, we are also providing midi files of those demos. If you want to show off what your keyboard can do, these files may be just what you're looking for.

Current XG Midi Library (134 files, 3.6 hours)

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Ballad Love You by David Kelly, Pink Flamenco, Regrets, Twilignt, XGISGOD
Classical Barber Spoof, Beet Rondo, Organ Phantom, Waltzy, William Tell
CoolFunky Coolie by Mark Newby-Robson, Slunky, Smokin' by Sam Sketty, Squiggles
CountryW Bluegrass XG, Cajun Down Home, Country Git, Country Hoe Down, Down Home
Dance (Ambient, Cop Out, Fizzy, and Space Cat) by Sam Sketty, CymCongas by Mark Newby-Robson, Galactic Invasion by David Reading, DEGROOVE, JazzJung, Lost, Matrix
HotRocks AOR, Beach Party, (ELEC, GRV 2, ROCKXG, RS2XG) by Mark Newby-Robson, Foot Prints, Mountain Rock, Rock Mellon Vamp, Rockin Robn, RokChick by David Kelly, Shuffle Up
JazzSPiano BIG BAND, BOPCOMPO, Honky Wallbal, INTERLU, Jazz1/2/3XG, Jazz Slow1/2/3, JazzBRT1/2/3, JazzMed1/2/3, RNR End, Wallbal
Latin Farolillo, Latin Playboy by Rob Robson, LatinXG by Mark Newby-Robson, Samba Tropique by Kurt Bestor
RedHotFunk Big Deal, Epic, FUNCT_U, FUNKXG, HANGIN, ITSARAP, (Jalapeno; Jazz Drops; Turn Up, Strut In, Chill Out) by David Reading, JAMMY, LOVIN, RNBXG by Mark Newby-Robson, Stanley
SmoothJazz Animate1, Electric Path, Em Dance, Energy Rider, Jazz_5 by Mark Newby-Robson, Jazzmosphere, Jive XG, Low Down by Sam Sketty, Piedradu, Steely by David Kelly
SoundEffects Bell Ring, Big Bell, Bow1/2/3/4, Bulb Crash, Bulb Flash, Chase-Robo, Dadsarm, Fanfare, Hanuted House, Horror1/2, Hourse, MonkeyUp On the Phone, Organ Phantom, Short Train, Star of Wonder, Star Out, Suspense, Train Sound Tune Up, Twiline, Umchah, WindRib
SoundTrack Business Bounce, Industry One, It's Possible by David Reading, Jock Rock by Rob Rowberry, Prints, Punch by Sam Sketty, Serenghetti, Showtime by Paul Harris, Stars by Mark Newby-Robson, Urban Life
WorldMidi Aura Lee, Funiculi-Funicula, Greensleeves, Jingle Bells, Londonderry Air, Oh! Suzanna, Silent Night, Swanee River, Tannenbaum, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, When the Saints Go Marching In

Original XG Library - Composers (78 files, 3.3 hours)

After doing some internet research, I believe I was able to find some information on a number of these composers. Not sure if these are all correct, but they seem like likely candidates: David J. Reading (note: it takes awhile for Reading's home page to load), Kurt Bestor, Sam Cardon, Mark Newby-Robson.

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David J Reading Serenade in G#, Out of Reality, Greg's Mantra, Allsorts ofLicks, Storms Over Jupiter On 'til Morning, Cybergate
David Kelly Always, Cool, Darkness, Fields, Movie 3, Relax, Rondo, Science, Sigma, Techo, Tekclass, Tranz, Trip, Triump, Tubular, TV_Theme, Workout
Mark Newby-Robson Sosxg, Jopling, Bagpipe, Barking, Somerxg, Rithim, Kingxg, Nightxg, Fazeout, Rebel 2, Timely, REGXG, Dance1, Venos, SIesta, Journey, ARIELXG, BEATXG, ACOU1XG, Northnx, Paulo, Sleaze, Sitarxg, Choppy, Snap, SECRETX, Chase, Whato, Michael, Smoky
Rob Rowberry Processional XG, Guitars and Flute XG, Amorio, Colesseum Fanfare, Berry Hill Road, Giddyap, Wild Chase, Recovery, Somebody's Island
Sam Sketty Ambient, Chat Show, DJ's Delight, Fussion, Shell Shock, Stupidis
Burns/Bestor/
Cardon/Harris
Festive Overture by Martin Burns, Electric Monks by Kurt Bestor, (Dreaming XG,Technocrat XG) by Sam Cardon, (Mozart, Rachman, Sad, Satie, Strauss) by Paul Harris

Original XG Library-Categories (155 files, 4.4 hours)

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Classic Donkey, Choral, Roosters, Though Amaryllis, Turtle_ina(Reed Pipes), Danse Macabre, Bruckner 7, Aria (JS Bach, Partita IV), MAHLESQU, Th 14th March, Pianists, Handel It, Fossiles, Swan, Bach Prelude
Industrial Animate1, Industrial 50, Industrial News, Industry Bell
Jazz Bee Flat Blue, BlueNte, Contempo J, EPIC_BRASS, EPIC_DRUM, EPIC_SAX, EPIC_TPT, EPIC_TPT2, EPIC_TPT3, Sun Dude, V V Drive
Lite Agogo Lite, Atmosphere XG, Em Dance, Evening, Metropol, Midwest, Newa Latina, Summer
Medium Atmos Keys, Benson, CafeJung, Canyon Breeze, Danger Man, Day Dreamin' Essence, Evening Song, Fairy Tale, Ferry Man, Harpmosphere, Haunted XG, Midnight, Mood Song, Moon Dust, Newage Samba, Not As We Know It, Space Walk, Twiline, Yuppie
PopRock Afternoon Magazine, Are n'Bee, Beacon Blues, Club, Laid Back, Move It, Retro, Rock Inn, Rock Wah, Rocking, Slo Heart, SRV2, Sweatness
Short Back Again_A, Clown Up, Fanfarexg1, Fanfarexg2, I Saw Three Ships, Many MOre, RNR Intro, ThemePark1/2/3/4, Twinkle Joy
Special Action Isle, Atmos, Behind the Door, Bounce, Carousel, Clowning Around, Cruising Main Street, Drumz XG, Ganster Boogie, Geronimo, I Spy, Istanbul, Network Sports, Rain Dance, RY Smile, SHuffle Up, Sidewalk Surfer, Sporty, Stdeluci, Sticks, The ALiens, The Dixie Cups, The Works, Two Sides, Zambeze
Techno Chill, Cognito, Cuba, Danz, Desire, Electric, Energy Pulse, Far, Flares, Foxbabe, Jetski, Junle Fever, Kids, Lama Mama, Oxycute, Techno2xt, Techno Pop, Technoglobe, Vision
World Afro Drums, Arabian One, Bodacious Bhangra, Celtic1/2, Greek, Hooch, Island Ann, Mexa Rio, Ocean, Ocean1, Oriental-India, Oriental-Kalimba, Oriental-China, Oriental-Gagaku, Oriental-Okinawa, Ukranian Dancers, Whalers
Xmas Deck the Halls, For Sale, Jingle Bells, Presents, Snowing, Snowing2, Twinkle Joy, Xmas1/2/3

PSR Keyboard Demos (70 files)

I am sending you a number of Demo songs from the PSR730, PSR740, and PSR550 in MIDI format. I recorded thse in my PSR 3000 by connecting the other PSRs to the PSR3000 by Midi cable. I did some editing and made them sound better in the 3000, TYROS, CVP-3&4 series and S-Series. I am working on PSR1100 and PSR2100 Demo songs. -- Onacimus

Demo500 Sweet Tenor 2, Sweet Trumpet 2, Cool! E. Guitar, Clean Guitar 2, Grand Piano 2
Demo730 Trumpet, RYB, FilmScore, E.Piano, JazzGuitar, Accordion, Rock, GuitarBallad, CountryRock, BossaNova, Techno, Aco.Piano, Trance, W.Waltz, A.Guitar
Demo740 E.Piano, Sweet Tenor, Sweet Flute, Spanish Guitar, Sweet Trumpet, Clean Guitar, E.Piano2, Grand Piano1, Sax&Brass, Distortion, Musette
DEMO540 My Heart Will Go On (Other demos similar to those on the 740).

Below are the PSR-510 demo songs given to me by one of our friends. I have also completed the PSR1000, PSR1100, and PSR2100 demo songs. They are in one zip file, which contains three folders: Voices, Styles, and Other. I have preceded each midi filename with the instrument it was from (1000 or 1100 or 2100). When recording the style demo songs, only Channels 1-8 were transferred from the master to the PSR3000. The styles were recorded using styles in the 3000, either preset or in the user area. The following style demos used the 3000 preset: 8BeatModern2, BigBandFast, Classic PianoBld2, Clubdance, QuickStep, R&BBallad, and SchlagerBeat. 6-8March and ClassicPianoBld1 used the PSR2100 style(moved to the user area in 3000). FunkyFusion used the style from the CVP210; OrchestralMarch from CVP309; PopSamba from Tyros1; and 8BeatModern1 from 1100. These songs are usable only in 3K and later because style demos use Mega voices and the other voices are re-voiced to Sweet, Cool, and Live voices and standard voices in the 3k.

Demo-510 PSR510_1, PSR510_2, PSR510_3, PSR510_4, PSR510_5, PSR510_6
Demo-2100 Voices: SpanishGuitar (1000); ElectricPiano, Musette, NylonGuitar1, Rotary Organ (1100); Cool!ElecGuitar, OrganFlutes, SweetFlute, SweetHarmonica, SweetMandolin, SweetOboe, SweetPanFlute, SweetSoprano, SweetTenor, SweetTrumpet, SweetViolinn (2100)
Styles: 8BeatModern1, ClassicPianoBld1 (1100); 6-8March, 8BeatModern2, BigBandFast, ClassicPianoBld2, Clubdance, FunkyFusion, OrchestraMarch, PopSamba, Quckstep, R&BBallad, SchlagerBeat (2100)
Other: FunctionDemo, Lyrics&Chords, Lyrics, SoundEffect (2100)

 


This page updated on October 14, 2011 .