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by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “CoG CuD” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 6
Views: 3630

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

The 5 draw note and is shared between two chords: as a p erfect fifth for one chord and as a root for the other chord. Therefore, it can be tuned to ET and will sound good for both chords. None of the major third notes are shared; they can be tuned to ET -14 cents. None of the septimal minor seventh...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "Neck Rack" tuning for 13-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 2065

Re: "Neck Rack" tuning for 13-hole harp

This tuning presents no potential tuning conflicts due to notes being shared between overlapping chords. All of the root notes can be tuned to ET. All of the major third notes call all be tuned to ET -14 cents. All of the perfect fifth notes can be tuned to ET +2 cents. All of the septimal minor sev...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 2088

Re: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole harp

The 5 blow and is shared between two chords: as a root for one chord and as perfect fifth for the other chord. Therefore, it can be tuned to ET and will sound good for both chords. The same is true of the 5 draw . The 7 blow is shared between two chords. As a major third it should be flattened, but ...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “CoG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 1801

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

The 5 and 6 draw notes are shared between two chords: as roots for one chord and as perfect fifths for the other chord. Therefore, they can be tuned to ET and will sound good for both chords. None of the major third notes are shared; they can be tuned to ET -14 cents. None of the septimal minor seve...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “FiG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 1792

Re: “FiG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp

The 6 blow and is shared between two chords: as a perfect fifth for one chord and a minor third for the other chord. A compromise tuning--perhaps of ET -7 cents--may be in order. If octave splits are to be played, all of the As in the blow layer should be tuned to be beat-less. The 5 draw and is sha...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "FiG Bob CuD" Neck Rack tuning for 12-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 1630

Re: "FiG Bob CuD" Neck Rack tuning for 12-hole harp

The 5 blow and is shared between two chords: as a root for one chord and a perfect fifth for the other chord. Therefore, it can be tuned to ET and will sound good for both chords. The same is true of the 5 draw . None of the major third notes are shared; they can be tuned to ET -14 cents. None of th...
by IaNerd
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*
Replies: 16
Views: 10005

Re: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*

Forum members may message me to request a copy of this Excel document.
by IaNerd
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*
Replies: 16
Views: 10005

Re: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*

Here is an interesting and well-controlled demonstration of different intonations: https://youtu.be/hC8RPFIaTzU
by IaNerd
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*
Replies: 16
Views: 10005

Re: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*

BIG NEWS .... To test the various versions of the minor 7th, I opened up http://onlinetonegenerator.com/ in four separate windows on my computer. Then I entered the follwing values (one per window): For the root of C: 263 Hz For the major third (E): 329 Hz For the perfect fifth (G): 395 Hz And for ...