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by IaNerd
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "Cumin Bob” tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 0
Views: 596

"Cumin Bob” tuning for 10-hole harp

NAME: “Cumin Bob” tuning for 10-hole harp BASIC CONCEPT: This tuning is designed especially for single-note and octave-split play. I think it would be especially powerful if set up as low possible. In this example, which is intended for play in the key of G major, the pattern is to have a Bb major ...
by IaNerd
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Chromatic in non-slider harps?
Replies: 4
Views: 1376

Re: Power Chromatic in non-slider harps?

Brendan: Are notes in channels 1-3 repeated in 4-6?
by IaNerd
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Q: How to join two harps with magnets?
Replies: 4
Views: 1024

Re: Q: How to join two harps with magnets?

Thanks, Alan. Could you please also share the dimensions? Would your next one be the same?
by IaNerd
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*
Replies: 14
Views: 2236

Re: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*

Wow, Karl! I will study your thoughtful response deeply!

Thank you so much!
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “CoG CuD” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 6
Views: 1004

Re: “CoG CuD” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp

The 5 draw note and is shared between two chords: as a p erfect fifth for one chord and as a root for the other chord. Therefore, it can be tuned to ET and will sound good for both chords. None of the major third notes are shared; they can be tuned to ET -14 cents. None of the septimal minor seventh...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "Neck Rack" tuning for 13-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 646

Re: "Neck Rack" tuning for 13-hole harp

This tuning presents no potential tuning conflicts due to notes being shared between overlapping chords. All of the root notes can be tuned to ET. All of the major third notes call all be tuned to ET -14 cents. All of the perfect fifth notes can be tuned to ET +2 cents. All of the septimal minor sev...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 620

Re: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole harp

The 5 blow and is shared between two chords: as a root for one chord and as perfect fifth for the other chord. Therefore, it can be tuned to ET and will sound good for both chords. The same is true of the 5 draw . The 7 blow is shared between two chords. As a major third it should be flattened, but ...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “CoG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Re: “CoG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp

The 5 and 6 draw notes are shared between two chords: as roots for one chord and as perfect fifths for the other chord. Therefore, they can be tuned to ET and will sound good for both chords. None of the major third notes are shared; they can be tuned to ET -14 cents. None of the septimal minor seve...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “FiG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 510

Re: “FiG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp

The 6 blow and is shared between two chords: as a perfect fifth for one chord and a minor third for the other chord. A compromise tuning--perhaps of ET -7 cents--may be in order. If octave splits are to be played, all of the As in the blow layer should be tuned to be beat-less. The 5 draw and is sha...