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by IaNerd
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*
Replies: 16
Views: 10005

Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies *REVISED*

NAME: Spreadsheet for calculating chord frequencies BASIC CONCEPT: Recently I was retuning a chord harmonica. I found myself getting a little mixed up with "cents". I understand why musicians use them, but the physicist in me just wants to calculate absolute frequencies and be done with it. What I ...
by IaNerd
Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "FiG Bob CuD" Neck Rack tuning for 12-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 1630

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

NAME: "FiG Bob CuD" Neck Rack tuning for 12-hole harp BASIC CONCEPT: Recently I have felt the need for five particular chords in a lot of blues/pop/rock tunes. From low voicing to high, they are: bVII (in this example, Fmaj), I (Gmaj), bIII (Bbmaj), IV (Cmaj) and V (Dmaj). Each of these chords has ...
by IaNerd
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “FiG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 1792

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

NAME: “FiG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp BASIC CONCEPT: This tuning is designed especially for folks who play harp in a neck rack. There are four FAT chordal zones, one each for the bVII (in this case, F), I (G), V (D) and IV (C) chords--and also their b7ths! As far as chord-chugging goes,...
by IaNerd
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “CoG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 1
Views: 1801

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

NAME: “CoG DoC” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp BASIC CONCEPT: This tuning is designed especially for folks who play harp in a neck rack. There are three FAT chordal zones, one each for the I, IV and V chords--and also their b7ths! As far as chord-chugging goes, this tuning should be very forgivi...
by IaNerd
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Q: How to join two harps with magnets?
Replies: 4
Views: 3940

Q: How to join two harps with magnets?

QUESTIONS: 1. Have you joined two harps, in an over-under fashion, using magnets such as neodynium? 2. What size/shape/strength of magnet works well? 3. How do you get the angle and distance between the two harps "just right"? 4. Any issues with the magnets scratching the cover plates? Are the magn...