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by EdvinW
Mon Jul 19, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: New Chinese Digital/MIDI Harmonica - the HM12
Replies: 3
Views: 66

Re: New Chinese Digital/MIDI Harmonica - the HM12

Thanks for bringing attention to this new product, and for your comprehensive reviwe! Someone seem to have put quite some thought into it, especially the effects triggered by the rockers look very interesting. Having already bought a DM48 (and being between jobs at the moment...) I'll have to think ...
by EdvinW
Tue Jul 13, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Minor tuning adjustment to Power Chromatic Lucky 13
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Minor tuning adjustment to Power Chromatic Lucky 13

When I read 'melodic minor', I think of a scale where both the sixth and the seventh can be either major or minor (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minor_scale#Melodic_minor_scale). The major sixth above the note A is an F#, which is missing from your proposed tuning (unless you use overblows or valved...
by EdvinW
Sun Jul 04, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Seydel Nonslider
Replies: 13
Views: 392

Re: Seydel Nonslider

Excellent I sent them an email asking if I could purchase just the mouthpiece as I have no need for a c Harp in solo tuning. No reply as yet. While corresponding with Seydel about something else I asked precisely the same question. They just told me to keep an eye on the homepage to see when it wou...
by EdvinW
Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Playing chords by pushing the slider half-way in! (Is this a thing?)
Replies: 7
Views: 3969

Re: Playing chords by pushing the slider half-way in! (Is this a thing?)

Would the new Seydel NonSlider allow you to easily use embouchure to easily play both rows? That might shed some new interesting light on the ideas in this thread :)
by EdvinW
Sat Jun 19, 2021 9:15 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Seydel Nonslider
Replies: 13
Views: 392

Re: Seydel Nonslider

Seydel are appearing on the stream of this years Chromatic Weekend, 1:15 pm UK time today. In yesterday's introductory speech they mentioned that Seydel would introduce something new, so we might get to know more about it. There are zoom and youtube links on their page: http://harmonica.uk/HUKBlog/c...
by EdvinW
Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Seydel Nonslider
Replies: 13
Views: 392

Seydel Nonslider

Seydel seem to have just released something pretty alternative: https://www.seydel1847.de/nonsliderdeluxesteel It's an un-valved slideless chromatic with two reeds per chamber, allowing for interactive reed bending. Even overblows, they claim. Even if the latter might require a little tweaking, gett...
by EdvinW
Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Introducing the Wedin Chromatic – folk music ornaments in many keys
Replies: 27
Views: 755

Re: Introducing the Wedin Chromatic – folk music ornaments in many keys

Concerning the issues Brendan intuited... Making sure all notes in an all-blow or all-draw sequence have the right lengths is something I do struggle with sometimes, especially if you want that kind of pumping groove that's appropriate for many kinds of Irish tunes. Less pumping (in lack of a better...
by EdvinW
Wed Jun 16, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Introducing the Wedin Chromatic – folk music ornaments in many keys
Replies: 27
Views: 755

Re: Introducing the Wedin Chromatic – folk music ornaments in many keys

Thanks for the Phrase Maps Edvin - they are really helpful. Good to know! I made some more :D These are blow-on-top charts, but swapping them is easy if you would like them reversed. basic-phrase-map-pentatonic.png I suggest you should post your new info and diagrams to chromatic harmonica forums l...
by EdvinW
Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:49 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Introducing the Wedin Chromatic – folk music ornaments in many keys
Replies: 27
Views: 755

Re: Introducing the Wedin Chromatic – folk music ornaments in many keys

That sounds very nice. You are a wizzard. Thanks again. But what do you think about this key? Is this tuning correct? https://abload.de/img/weddingchromed13jkz.jpg b=blow, z=draw, obere Stimmplatte=slide out, untere Stimmplatte=slide in I think if I used C minor scale i.e. Eb major, this must fit a...
by EdvinW
Sun Jun 13, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Introducing the Wedin Chromatic – folk music ornaments in many keys
Replies: 27
Views: 755

Re: Introducing the Wedin Chromatic – folk music ornaments in many keys

Thanks for your great work :-) It is very interesting, but I must longer think about it. And perhaps I must try an harmonica to see, if I can master this tuning. But I'm afraid it seems for me in this tuning not so good, because a scale I often use is D Eb F# G A Bb C D. And this is, if I have reco...