Brendan's tuning questions/helps

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Brendan's tuning questions/helps

Post by jimbo » Tue May 14, 2019 10:16 pm

Hello everyone
Does someone know which harps and tuning are used on the songs : jig jazz ; sweet bulgarity and danosvka horo?
Moser chromatic ? Which keys?
Thank you for your further answers and your time

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Re: Brendan's tuning questions/helps

Post by jimbo » Tue May 14, 2019 10:17 pm

*power chromatic

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Post by Brendan » Thu May 16, 2019 12:07 pm

"Dunovska Horo" is pure PowerChromatic, but "Jig Jazz" and "Sweet Bulgarity" are variations on PC.

If you think of PowerChromatic in C, starting on D, the pattern is (blow note to the left, draw at right):
DE FG AB CD | DE FG AB CD | DE FG AB CD |

In "Jig Jazz" I lower the higher doubled Ds down to C, like this:
DE FG AB CD | CE FG AB CD | CE FG AB CD |

In "Sweet Bulgarity" I lower the A down to Ab, like this:
DE FG AbB CD | DE FG AbB CD | DE FG AbB CD |

Slider notes go up a semitone.

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Re: Brendan's tuning questions/helps

Post by jimbo » Fri May 17, 2019 7:06 am

Wow thank you so much! I couldn't figure it out without you it's sure!

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Re: Brendan's tuning questions/helps

Post by jimbo » Sun May 19, 2019 12:48 pm

Hi Brendan
Me again..
I custom a c normal chrom on a power chrom like you said !
But when I play donoska horo! In the 3rd part you play a big draw bend to rich the E! But there is no draw E on the c chrom!
Is it a power chromatic in the key of D on the song or you modified the C one? Thanks!

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Re: Brendan's tuning questions/helps

Post by Brendan » Thu May 23, 2019 4:19 pm

Sorry, I was just using the C chrom as an illustration of the generic tuning used in "Sweet Bulgarity", relating it to PowerChromatic in C. This could be used for the tune in a different key if you start on the G draw note. Try that :-)

For the video of "Sweet Bulgarity" I retuned a G chrom and started in a different place in the scale:

GA BbC# DE EF# | GA BbC# DE EF# | GA BbC# DE EF# |

It is still PowerChromatic (in D) with one note altered (B down to Bb), but instead of starting on the EF# notes it starts on GA.

Hope that makes sense :-)

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Re: Brendan's tuning questions/helps

Post by jimbo » Fri May 24, 2019 8:00 am

Thank you Brendan! I will try that

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