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by IaNerd
Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Four-chords tuning for six-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 264

Re: Four-chords tuning for six-hole harp

Re: "a power chord harmonica with just 1s and 5s."

There could be a b3 to the left of the 1-5 pair, and a 3 to the right of the pair. Flanking those four tones could be 7s. A power dyad and four chords within six adjacent reeds!

Shoot, now I'll be daydreaming about this all day!
by IaNerd
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Blues tuning for 10-hole harp--now with DIAGRAM
Replies: 0
Views: 231

Blues tuning for 10-hole harp--now with DIAGRAM

NAME: I call this "Byrnes 10-Hole Blues" tuning. BASIC CONCEPT: Rethink Richter-Diatonic, to make blues more playable with without the use of so many partial draw bends, overblows, etc. WHEN/HOW: June of 2017, through Seydel's Configurator. This was a Noble Classic Low, as the first note is C3. LAYO...
by IaNerd
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Four-chords tuning for six-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 264

Four-chords tuning for six-hole harp

NAME: I call this my “Chord Buddy” tuning. BASIC CONCEPT: A tuning principally for chordal accompaniment of the myriad songs based on I – IV – V – vi progressions and rearrangements and subsets thereof (e.g. LOTS, if not most, of pop, rock, blues). WHEN/HOW: December 2015, using Seydel's Configurato...
by IaNerd
Thu Aug 10, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 19
Views: 3428

Re: Introduce yourself

Hello, everyone. "IaNerd" means that I am from Iowa (abbr. Ia) in the heart of the USA, and that I-am-a-nerd. My first harp was a pearwood Old Standby in 1972. Decades later I remain a novice player. However, I have developed a passion for studying and designing alternate tunings for harmonica and a...