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by IaNerd
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Blues tuning **with 7ths** for 10-hole harp
Replies: 10
Views: 6710

Re: Blues tuning **with 7ths** for 10-hole harp

Four posts above this one, I explained that the overall tuning of this Subject could be a reentrant tuning . By adding one more channel/hole to the left and also one more to the right side of the harp (for a total of 12 channels and 24 reeds), it's easy see this concept adapted to fit Brendan's Seyd...
by IaNerd
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Blues tuning for 12-hole "diatonic" harp
Replies: 2
Views: 2637

Re: Blues tuning for 12-hole "diatonic" harp

To elaborate on the post just above: The overall tuning in this Subject can be accomplished using two Seydel Big Sixes mounted on Brendan's Seydel Twin Big-Six Comb (at http://www.brendan-power.com/combs-diatonic.php ). This would permit the left octave and right octave to be in the same register, i...
by IaNerd
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "Easy Backup" tuning for six-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 1931

Re: "Easy Backup" tuning for six-hole harp

The tuning in this Subject can be either of the two Seydel Big Sixes mounted on Brendan's Seydel Twin Big-Six Comb (at http://www.brendan-power.com/combs-diatonic.php ).
by IaNerd
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Four-chords tuning for six-hole harp
Replies: 3
Views: 2856

Re: Four-chords tuning for six-hole harp

The tuning in this Subject can be either of two Seydel Big Sixes mounted on Brendan's Seydel Twin Big-Six Comb (at http://www.brendan-power.com/combs-diatonic.php ).
by IaNerd
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Blues tuning **with 7ths** for 12-hole harp
Replies: 3
Views: 2311

Re: Blues tuning **with 7ths** for 12-hole harp

The overall tuning in this Subject can be accomplished using two Seydel Big Sixes mounted on Brendan's Seydel Twin Big-Six Comb (at http://www.brendan-power.com/combs-diatonic.php ).
by IaNerd
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Sixteen-chord tuning for 12-hole harp (or pair of six-holers)
Replies: 4
Views: 3177

Re: Sixteen-chord tuning for 12-hole harp (or pair of six-holers)

The overall tuning in this Subject can be accomplished using two Seydel Big Sixes mounted on Brendan's Seydel Twin Big-Six Comb (at http://www.brendan-power.com/combs-diatonic.php ).
by IaNerd
Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Diagrams of well-known tunings
Replies: 22
Views: 13302

"Canned Heat" tuning, cross harp key of E

‘On the Road Again’ was recorded by the American blues-rock group Canned Heat in 1967. The distinctive harmonica solo first played by Alan ‘Blind Owl’ Wilson utilizes a special tuning adjustment. Played on a harp in key A in cross/2nd position E, adjustments to draw reed 6 are made by raising the pi...
by IaNerd
Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Diagrams of well-known tunings
Replies: 22
Views: 13302

"Canned Heat" tuning, cross harp key of G

‘On the Road Again’ was recorded by the American blues-rock group Canned Heat in 1967. The distinctive harmonica solo first played by Alan ‘Blind Owl’ Wilson utilizes a special tuning adjustment. Played on a harp in key A in cross/2nd position E, adjustments to draw reed 6 are made by raising the pi...
by IaNerd
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Placement of "extra" notes?
Replies: 2
Views: 2682

Placement of "extra" notes?

If you had a non-Richter tuning that results in a whole number of octaves plus one or two extra notes, would you put the bonus notes on the low end or the high end? Why?
by IaNerd
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: How would you tune this Starter or EasyPlay harp?
Replies: 1
Views: 2282

How would you tune this Starter or EasyPlay harp?

BASIC IDEA: THIS IS NOT A REAL THING! THIS IS NOT A REAL THING! THIS IS NOT A REAL THING! THIS IS NOT A REAL THING! It is a digital representation of a fantasy of a real thing! In my mind it would be full-length (i.e. same as a 10-holer). Anyway, how would you tune it for beginners, klutzes or very ...