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by IaNerd
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “CoG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 506

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

NAME: “CoG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp BASIC CONCEPT: This tuning is designed especially for folks who play harp in a neck rack. There are three FAT chordal zones, one each for the I, IV and V chords--and also their b7ths! As far as chord-chugging goes, this tuning should be very forgivi...
by IaNerd
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Q: How to join two harps with magnets?
Replies: 4
Views: 1024

Q: How to join two harps with magnets?

QUESTIONS: 1. Have you joined two harps, in an over-under fashion, using magnets such as neodynium? 2. What size/shape/strength of magnet works well? 3. How do you get the angle and distance between the two harps "just right"? 4. Any issues with the magnets scratching the cover plates? Are the magn...
by IaNerd
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole SWITCH harp
Replies: 1
Views: 411

"FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole SWITCH harp

NAME: “FiG Bob CuD” tuning for 10-hole SWITCH harp BASIC CONCEPT: This tuning features seven FAT chordal zones, one or more for each of the following: bVII (in this case, Fmaj), I (Gmaj), bIII (Bbmaj), IV (Cmaj) and V (Dmaj). Each of these seven chordal zones includes the option of playing the majo...
by IaNerd
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “CoG CuD” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 6
Views: 1004

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

NAME: “CoG CuD” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp BASIC CONCEPT: This tuning is designed especially for folks who play harp in a neck rack. There are three FAT chordal zones, one each for the I, IV and V chords--and also their b7ths! As far as chord-chugging goes, this tuning should be very forgivi...
by IaNerd
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "Neck Rack" tuning for 13-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 646

"Neck Rack" tuning for 13-hole harp

NAME: "Neck Rack" tuning for 13-hole harp BASIC CONCEPT: This tuning is designed especially for folks who play harp in a neck rack. There are three FAT chordal zones, one each for the I, IV and V chords--and also their b7ths! As far as chord-chugging goes, this tuning should be very forgiving of im...
by IaNerd
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 620

"FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole harp

NAME: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole harp BASIC CONCEPT: Recently I have felt the need for five particular chords in a lot of blues/pop/rock tunes. From low voicing to high, they are: bVII (in this example, Fmaj), I (Gmaj), bIII (Bbmaj), IV (Cmaj) and V (Dmaj). I also managed to give four of thes...
by IaNerd
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Tombo Pocket Bass harp: re-tuning
Replies: 2
Views: 1275

Tombo Pocket Bass harp: re-tuning

NAME: Tombo Pocket Bass harp: re-tuning BASIC CONCEPT: The standard Tombo Pocket Bass harmonica has the following notes: D/F -- C/A -- G/E -- D/B -- A/F# . Research suggests that, among popular songs in the Western world, the most-used accidentals are F# and C#. I added a C# to the Tombo. WHEN/HOW:...