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61-key Arranger Keyboard with Onboard Dual Sequencer, Effects, Speaker System, Easy/Expert Modes, and USB
Item ID: PA500ort

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A Powerful Arranger for Middle Eastern Music!

Looking for exotic sounds and styles for your next session or gig? The Korg Pa500 Oriental arranger keyboard is sure to fill your needs. Created to fill the demand of Middle Eastern musicians, the Pa500 Oriental is loaded with authentic sounds, percussion, and styles from those regions. You'll find that this 61-key arranger, with 16-track sequencer, is perfect for composing and live performance. Take your music creation in new directions with inspiring and exotic sounds and beats. The Pa500 Oriental is perfect for musicians, sound designers, film composers, or DJs looking to add an authentic Middle Eastern flavor to their music.

Korg Pa500 Oriental Arranger Keyboard at a Glance:
  • Add authenticity with quarter tone tuning
  • Custom-designed ethnic sounds and styles
  • Powerful arranger for studio and performance
Add authenticity with quarter tone tuning

One of the hottest features on the Korg Pa500 Oriental is the Quarter Tone Sub Scale keyboard. This innovative one-octave mini-keyboard lets you select quarter-tone flattening on the fly! You can access four of the most common quarter-tone tunings from the front panel. Add authentic tunings to your songs with the Korg Pa500 Oriental!

Custom-designed Middle Eastern sounds and styles

Korg used some of the best Middle Eastern programmers and musicians to design new sounds and styles for the Pa500 Oriental arranger. Take your music to new heights with exotic sounds and killer percussion samples. Over 100 authentic sounds were added the the Pa500 Oriental. New instruments include kanon, nay, ud, mejwez, yargohol, and more. You can create awesome beats and grooves with over 800 new percussion samples. Dozens of new styles are included with the Pa500 Oriental. You'll find styles such as wahda, baladi, samai 10/8, saidi, and katakofti ready to use in song creation. Each style has six different intros and six endings; each playing in a different Arabic scale. Additional styles come from the regional music of Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, and Khaligi.

Powerful arranger for studio and performance

The Korg Pa500 Oriental is a powerful arranger keyboard that is respected throughout the world. With 61 velocity-sensitive keys and an internal stereo sound system it's perfect for musicians on the go. Create and arrange songs on the built-in 16-track sequencer, then export them via USB or on an SD memory card. Korg's Pa500 Oriental provides professional sounds, styles, and features for musicians of any ability.

Korg Pa500 Oriental Arranger Keyboard Features:
  • Expand your musical vocabulary with new Middle Eastern sounds and rhythms
  • New styles are ready to accompany your melodies and arrangements
  • Compose music for stage or studio on the 16-track sequencer
  • Create new grooves with authentic percussion instruments
  • Add authenticity with quarter tone tunings
Add authentic Middle Eastern sounds and styles to your rig with the Korg Pa500 Oriental arranger!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number PA500ORT

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See also: Portable Arrangers, Korg, Korg Portable / Arranger Keyboards