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Musical Instruments - String (Guitars, Violins, etc.) - Global Strategic Business Report

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Musical Instruments - String in Millions of US$. The specific product segments analyzed are Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps and Harpsichords, and Cellos. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each region and product segment for the period of 2000 through 2010. The report profiles 57 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as C.F. Martin, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, Gibson Guitars, Karl Hofner, Peavey Electronics Corporation, Sam Ash Music Corporation, Samick Musical Instruments, Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc., Conn-Selmer Inc., Strunal, Taylor Guitars, US Music Corporation, and, Yamaha Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
STRING (GUITARS, VIOLINS, ETC.)

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I-A.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Guitars I-3
Mandolins I-3
Banjos I-3
Violins I-4
Violas I-4
Harps and Harpsichords I-4
Cellos I-4

I-B.GENERAL OVERVIEW OF MUSIC INDUSTRY

II.
1. Market Highlights II-1

2. Global Market Overview II-2
Major Regional Markets II-2
US
The Largest Market II-2
Japan
Second Largest Market II-2
Asia-Pacific
Fastest Growing Market II-2
Europe
Another Major Market II-2
Major Product Segments II-2
Guitars
The Largest & Fastest Growing Market II-2
Violins- Another Major Segment II-2

3. Stringed Instruments
An Overview II-3
Introduction II-3
The “Pitch” Matters II-3
Price Dependent On II-4
Influencing Factors II-4
Mahogany Guitars
Making a Comeback II-4
Guitars and Celebrities II-5
Historical Perspective II-5

4. Product Overview II-6
Guitars II-6
Mandolins II-6
Banjos II-6
Violins II-7
Violas II-7
Harps and Harpsichords II-7
Cellos II-7

5. Technological Developments II-8
Woodworking Technology II-8
Guitar Designing & CAD Application II-8
Gibson’s AutoCAD Technology II-8
Active Bracing System (ABS)
A Guitar Building Technology II-9
CyberTwin Universal Amplifier II-9
Finite Element Analysis (FEA) in Guitar Designing II-10
Fender’s New Line of Bass Guitars II-10

6. Product Launches/Developments II-11
Musicorp Introduces New Music Instruments and Accessories II-11
Washburn to Launch New Damen Idol Guitar II-11
Washburn Unveils Travel Guitar II-11
Gibson Rolls Out Fifteen New Guitar Models II-11
Peavey Launches New Model of Electric Guitar II-11
Parker Augments NiteFly Series Guitars II-11
Parker Launches New Version Guitars II-12
Parker Unveils Fist Acoustic Guitar II-12
Washburn Introduces New Models of Mandolin and Banjo II-12
PRS Launches New Class of Satin Line Guitars II-12
Burns USA Launches New Guitars II-12
Yamaha Launches a Range of Instruments II-12
Fender Guitars Launches American Deluxe Electric Guitars II-12
Yamaha Unveils New Edition of Compass Line of Guitars II-13
Washburn International Introduces Musical Instruments Made
From Submerged Wood II-13
Peavey Launches Acoustic Guitar Series II-13
TCM Unveils Taurus Sportster II-13
Line 6 Launches Digital Modeling Guitar II-13
Garrison Guitars Launches G-25 Series II-14
Yamaha Corporation of America Launches Acoustic Guitar II-14
Hofner Unveils Steel String Acoustic Guitars II-14
Gretsch Guitar Introduces Spectra Sonic Guitars II-14
Taylor Guitars Introduces AB4 Acoustic Bass Guitar II-14
C.F. Martin Launches Kenny Wayne II-14
Kinal Introduces MK21 Bass Guitar II-15
PRS Launches PRS McCarty Archtop II II-15
Fishman Transducers Introduces Fishman Powerbridge System II-15
Optek Music Systems Introduces Smartlight II-15

7. Recent Industry Activity II-16
Guitar Center Acquires Texas-based Hermes Trading Company II-16
Enrique Keller to Enter Indian Market II-16
Stradivari Violin Auctions for US$3.5 million II-16
Kaman Acquires Major Distributor of Musical Instruments in
the US MBT Holdings (Musicorp.) II-16
Yamaha Establishes New Production Base II-17
Steinway Merges Selmer Company with United Musical Instruments II-17
Washburn Acquires US Music Corporation II-17
Gibson Guitar Acquires Baldwin Piano & Organ Company II-17
Fender Signs Pact with Rhino Records and Morling II-17
Guitar Center Acquires Musician’s Friend II-17
Steinway Musical Instruments Acquires United Musical Instruments II-18

8. Focus on Select Players II-19
C.F. Martin (USA) II-19
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (USA) II-19
Gibson Guitars (USA) II-19
Karl Hofner (Germany) II-19
Peavey Electronics Corporation (USA) II-20
Sam Ash Music Corporation (USA) II-20
Samick Musical Instruments Co. Ltd. (South Korea) II-20
Steinway Musical Instruments Inc. (USA) II-21
Conn-Selmer Inc. (USA) II-21
Strunal (Czech Republic) II-21
Taylor Guitars (USA) II-22
US Music Corporation (USA) II-22
Yamaha Corporation (Japan) II-22

9. Global Market Perspective II-23
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Geographic Region
US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 2: World 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments
(Stringed) by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin American Markets for
Years 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24
Musical Instruments (Stringed) Market by Product Segment II-25
Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Guitars by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for Guitars by Geographic
Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Mandolins by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 6: World 10-Year Perspective for Mandolins by Geographic
Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Banjos by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 8: World 10-Year Perspective for Banjos by Geographic
Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Violins by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 10: World 10-Year Perspective for Violins by Geographic
Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Violas by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 12: World 10-Year Perspective for Violas by Geographic
Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Harps and Harpsichords by Geographic Region
US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and
Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 14: World 10-Year Perspective for Harps and Harpsichords
by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East and Latin American Markets for Years 2000, 2005 &
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Cellos by Geographic Region
US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin
American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 16: World 10-Year Perspective for Cellos by Geographic
Region
Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East
and Latin American Marketsm for Years 2000, 2005 & 2010
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38

III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Market Highlights III-1
Market Overview III-1
Table 17: Leading Retailers for Musical Instruments in the
US (2005E): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues in US$ million
for- Guitar Center, Sam Ash Music, Brook Mays Music,
Victor’s House of Music and Hermes Music (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Product Launches III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-5
Focus on Key Players III-8
B.Market Analytics III-12
Table 18: US Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment -
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps &
Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 19: US 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments
(Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins,
Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

2. Canada III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 20: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps
& Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 21: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

3. Japan III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
The Second Largest Market III-16
Market Overview III-16
Product Launch III-17
Yamaha Unveils New Edition of Compass Line of Guitars III-17
Yamaha Corporation
A Key Player III-17
B.Market Analytics III-18
Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps
& Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 23: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

4. Europe III-20
A.Market Analysis III-20
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 24: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Geographic
Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 25: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps
& Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 26: European 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Geographic Region
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2000,
2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 27: European 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

4a. France III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
An Overview III-23
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 28: French Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps
& Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 29: French 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments
(Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins,
Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

4b. Germany III-26
A.Market Analysis III-26
The Largest Market in Europe III-26
Market Overview III-26
Strategic Corporate Developments III-26
Focus on Key Players III-27
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 30: German Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins,Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps
& Harpsichords ,and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 31: German 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments
(Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins,
Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4c. Italy III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
An Overview III-29
Roland Europe SpA
A Key Player III-29
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 32: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps
& Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 33: Italian 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4d. The United Kingdom III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
B.Market Analytics III-33
Table 34: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment -
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,Violins, Violas, Harps &
Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 35: UK 10-Year Perspective for Musical Instruments
(Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins,
Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
IndependentlyAnalyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

4e. Spain III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 36: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas,
Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 37: Spanish 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4f. Russia III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 38: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps
& Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 39: Russian 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4g. Rest of Europe III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Strunal (Czech Republic)
A Key Player III-38
B.Market Analytics III-39
Table 40: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by
Product Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins,
Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 41: Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

5. Asia-Pacific III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
An Overview III-41
China
A Dominant Player in Asian Market III-41
Musical Instrument Industry III-41
Imports and Exports III-42
End-Users for Musical instruments in China III-42
Konghous
Oldest Plucked Stringed Musical Instrument III-42
More Than Hundred Stringed, Wind and Percussion
Instruments Used in Indian Temples III-42
Strategic Corporate Development III-42
Focus on Select Players III-43
B.Market Analytics III-44
Table 42: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps
& Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 43: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

6. The Middle East III-46
A.Market Analysis III-46
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 44: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by Product
Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins, Violas, Harps
& Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000
through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 45: Middle East 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

7. Latin America III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
B.Market Analytics III-48
Table 46: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Market Analysis for Musical Instruments (Stringed) by
Product Segment
Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos, Violins,
Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 47: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Musical
Instruments (Stringed) by Product Segment
Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Guitars, Mandolins, Banjos,
Violins, Violas, Harps & Harpsichords, and Cellos Markets
Independently Analyzed for 2000, 2005 & 2010 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

IV. COMPETITION

1. Akai Professional Corporation (USA) IV-1
2. Aubert Lutherie SA (France) IV-1
3. Avalon Guitars Ltd. (UK) IV-2
4. Beijing Xinghai Musical Instrument Co., Ltd. (China) IV-2
5. Brook Mays Music Company (USA) IV-3
6. C. F. Martin & Co., Inc. (USA) IV-11
7. Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (Japan) IV-13
Table 48: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2005 (In ¥
million) IV-14

Table 49: Annual Sales Analysis by Product: 2005-2006
(In ¥ million) IV-14

Table 50: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2005-2006 (In ¥ million) IV-14

Table 51: Annual Sales Analysis by Product: 2004-2005
(In ¥ million) IV-14

Table 52: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In ¥ million) IV-14
8. Centro Musica SA (Spain) IV-19
9. Chris Larkin Custom Guitars (Ireland) IV-20
10. CORT Musical Instruments Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-21
11. Enrique Keller (Spain) IV-21
12. Ernie Ball (USA) IV-22
13. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (USA) IV-23
14. Frantisek Furch, Musical Instruments (Czech Republic) IV-24
15. Furch Musical Instruments (Czech Republic) IV-24
16. Fylde Guitars (UK) IV-25
17. Gibson Guitar Corporation (USA) IV-27
Baldwin Piano, Inc. (USA) IV-28
18. Guitar Center, Inc. (USA) IV-30
Table 53: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In
US$ million) IV-31

Table 54: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-31
19. Guitarras Azahar SL (Spain) IV-32
20. Guitarras Francisco Esteve SA (Spain) IV-32
21. Harpes Camac (France) IV-32
22. Hermes Music SA de CV (Mexico) IV-33
23. Kaman Corporation (USA) IV-34
Table 55: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In
US$ million) IV-36

Table 56: First Quarter Analysis By Segment: 2005-2006
(In US$ million) IV-36

Table 57: Annual sales analysis: 2004-2005 (In US$
million) IV-37

Table 58: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-37

Table 59: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-37

Table 60: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In US$ million) IV-37
Musicorp
A Kaman Music Company (USA) IV-39
24. Karl Hofner GmbH & Co., KG. (Germany) IV-41
25. Kawai Musical Instruments Mfg. Co., Ltd. (Japan) IV-41
26. Kremona-Bulgaria Ltd. (Bulgaria) IV-42
27. Landola OY AB (Finland) IV-42
28. Maton Guitars Pty., Ltd (Australia) IV-43
29. Matth. Hohner AG (Germany) IV-44
30. Maxtone Musical Instrument Mfg. Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) IV-45
31. MBT International, Inc. (USA) IV-46
32. Otto Jos. Klier musikinstrumente (Germany) IV-46
33. Parker Guitars (USA) IV-47
34. Patenotte Claude (France) IV-47
35. Peavey Electronics Corporation (USA) IV-48
36. PRS Guitars (USA) IV-65
37. Rockinger Guitars GmbH (Germany) IV-66
38. Roland Corporation (Japan) IV-68
Roland Europe SpA (Italy) IV-70
Roland Taiwan Electronic Music Corporation (Taiwan) IV-70
39. Rudolph Fiedler Ltd. (Czech Republic) IV-71
40. Sam Ash Music Corporation (USA) IV-71
41. Samick Musical Instruments Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-72
42. Sangjin Industrial Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-73
43. Smith Paul Reed Guitars Ltd. (USA) IV-74
44. Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. (USA) IV-75
Table 61: First Quarter Sales Analysis: 2005-2006 (In
US$ million) IV-75

Table 62: First Quarter Sales Analysis by Segment:
2005-2006 (In US$ million) IV-76

Table 63: Annual Sales Analysis: 2003-2005 (In US$
million) IV-76

Table 64: Annual Sales Analysis by Quarter: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-76

Table 65: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In US$ million) IV-76
Conn-Selmer, Inc. (USA) IV-77
Selmer Company (USA) IV-78
45. Strunal Spol. Sro (Czech Republic) IV-81
46. Svensk Musik AB (Sweden) IV-81
47. Taylor Guitars (USA) IV-81
48. The Music Group, Inc. (USA) IV-82
49. Tianjin Songlin Musical Instruments Co., Ltd. (China) IV-82
50. US Music Corporation (USA) IV-83
Washburn International, Inc./Washburn Guitars (USA) IV-83
51. Victors House Of Music (USA) IV-85
52. Vigier Sarl (France) IV-86
53. Warwick GmbH & Co. Music Equipment KG. (Germany) IV-87
54. Yako Musical Instruments Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) IV-88
55. Yamaha Corporation (Japan) IV-89
Table 66: Annual Sales Analysis: 2004-2006 (In ¥
billion) IV-90

Table 67: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2005-2006
(In ¥ billion) IV-91

Table 68: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2005-2006 (In ¥ billion) IV-91

Table 69: Annual Sales Analysis by Segment: 2004-2005
(In ¥ billion) IV-91

Table 70: Annual Sales Analysis by Geographic Region:
2004-2005 (In ¥ billion) IV-92
Yamaha Corporation of America (USA) IV-94
Hangzhou Yamaha Musical Instruments Company Limited
(China) IV-96
Yamaha Musique France (France) IV-96
Yamaha Hazen Música SA (Spain) IV-97
56. Yoojin Industrial Co., Ltd. (Korea) IV-98
57. Young Chang Company Ltd. (Korea) IV-98
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