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by IaNerd
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Blues tuning **with 7ths** for 10-hole harp
Replies: 8
Views: 503

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

Come to think of it, channels 5-10 "as is" might make a nice "blues solo" Big Six.
by IaNerd
Thu Sep 07, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Blues tuning **with 7ths** for 10-hole harp
Replies: 8
Views: 503

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

I just noticed this ...

If channel 6 repeats channel 2 (an octave higher), and channels 7-10 are eliminated, then this might be an interesting Big Six.
by IaNerd
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Blues tuning **with 7ths** for 10-hole harp
Replies: 8
Views: 503

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

NAME: Not yet sure. Maybe "7th Heaven Blues"? BASIC CONCEPT: For blues in G, it sure would be nice to have the full I, IV and V chords , as well as their dom7 variants as well as at least one full and proper G minor hexatonic "blues" scale . The "standard" Richter diatonic harp lacks many of these p...
by IaNerd
Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: All 24 major and minor triad chords in 12-hole slide harp
Replies: 5
Views: 471

Re: All 24 major and minor triad chords in 12-hole slide harp

Similar... yes, that is fair to say.

When you have played the Suzuki for a while, please share your assessment with us or me.

Cheers.
by IaNerd
Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: All 24 major and minor triad chords in 12-hole slide harp
Replies: 5
Views: 471

Re: All 24 major and minor triad chords in 12-hole slide harp

Suzuki offers a 14-hole "chromatic" chord slide harmonica which has more chords than this (e.g. augmented chords). My approach to the tuning has some similarities and some distinct differences. I expect that users with access to both might disagree as to which one is easier or more intuitive to lear...
by IaNerd
Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: All 24 major and minor triad chords in 12-hole slide harp
Replies: 5
Views: 471

All 24 major and minor triad chords in 12-hole slide harp

NAME: Major/Minor Chord King. BASIC IDEA: Some folks want or need major and minor chords for harmonic play. In this 12-hole slide harmonica, ALL 12 major triads and ALL 12 minor triads are available in a pocket-sized instrument. HOW/WHEN: This is a natural extension of what I was posting to this for...
by IaNerd
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Sixteen-chord tuning for 12-hole harp (or pair of six-holers)
Replies: 3
Views: 252

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

Addendum #1: There are multiple ways of eliminating two channels (e.g. channels 1 and 7, or channels 6 and 12) and still retain as many as 12 chords in a standard 10-hole harp model.
by IaNerd
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Sixteen-chord tuning for 12-hole harp (or pair of six-holers)
Replies: 3
Views: 252

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

NAME: This is my earlier "Chord Buddy" idea all grown up, therefore: "Super Chord Buddy". BASIC CONCEPT: For harmony/backup play. WHEN/HOW: August of 2017. I have not yet had one of these made, but intend to do so soon. LAYOUT: This could be one 12-hole harp (e.g. Solist Pro), or it could be a serie...
by IaNerd
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Power Chromatic
Replies: 42
Views: 6062

Re: Power Chromatic

I see that Seydel's Configurator can specify PowerChromatics down to LB (B2, 123Hz). Would this tuning function well in that low register?
by IaNerd
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Diagrams of well-known tunings
Replies: 16
Views: 932

Re: Diagrams of well-known tunings

If forum members have requests for diagrams of specific tunings, feel free to pm me.