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by IaNerd
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole SWITCH harp
Replies: 1
Views: 1822

"FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole SWITCH harp

NAME: “FiG Bob CuD” tuning for 10-hole SWITCH harp BASIC CONCEPT: This tuning features seven FAT chordal zones, one or more for each of the following: bVII (in this case, Fmaj), I (Gmaj), bIII (Bbmaj), IV (Cmaj) and V (Dmaj). Each of these seven chordal zones includes the option of playing the majo...
by IaNerd
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: “CoG CuD” Neck Rack Tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 6
Views: 3790

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

NAME: “CoG CuD” 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
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "Neck Rack" tuning for 13-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 2133

"Neck Rack" tuning for 13-hole harp

NAME: "Neck Rack" tuning for 13-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 forgiving of im...
by IaNerd
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole harp
Replies: 2
Views: 2153

"FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-hole harp

NAME: "FiG Bob CuD" tuning for 10-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). I also managed to give four of thes...
by IaNerd
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Tombo Pocket Bass harp: re-tuning
Replies: 2
Views: 3753

Tombo Pocket Bass harp: re-tuning

NAME: Tombo Pocket Bass harp: re-tuning BASIC CONCEPT: The standard Tombo Pocket Bass harmonica has the following notes: F/D -- C/A -- G/E -- D/B -- A/F# . Research suggests that, among popular songs in the Western world, the most-used accidentals are F# and C#. I added a C# to the Tombo. WHEN/HOW:...
by IaNerd
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Tombo Pocket Chord harp: re-tuning
Replies: 0
Views: 4214

Tombo Pocket Chord harp: re-tuning

NAME: Tombo Pocket Chord harp: re-tuning BASIC CONCEPT: The standard Tombo Pocket Chord harmonica has the following chords: F/Dm -- C/Am -- G7/E7 -- D7/B7 . Research suggests that, among popular songs in the Western world, the following chords are used the most often: C, G, F, D, E, Am, Dm, Em . I ...
by IaNerd
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: slide-harp plus "diatonic" harp?
Replies: 3
Views: 2322

Re: slide-harp plus "diatonic" harp?

Oh, I see now that you meant the Educator 1. I was unaware of that model. It looks like an Airstream trailer.
by IaNerd
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: slide-harp plus "diatonic" harp?
Replies: 3
Views: 2322

Re: slide-harp plus "diatonic" harp?

I own an Educator. It was an education in how to lose $60. Thanks for the reply. :)
by IaNerd
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Brendan's Custom Harmonicas, Tunings, etc
Topic: Blue Moon combs
Replies: 0
Views: 3452

Blue Moon combs

On the Slidemeister forum someone asked if Blue Moon combs are compatible with Brendan's Twin Harp system. I tried two Blue Moon combs on a 10-hole Twin Harp front piece.  One comb is aluminum and the other is brass.  They do NOT fit the Twin Harp, because the walls of their lips are thicker.  One m...
by IaNerd
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: slide-harp plus "diatonic" harp?
Replies: 3
Views: 2322

slide-harp plus "diatonic" harp?

Brendan-- Do you suppose that the hole-spacing of some "slide/chrom" harp is close enough to that of some "non-slide/diatonic" harp that the two could be joined into a Twin system? An example would be a chrom of any chrom-ish tuning wed to a circular-tuned diatonic, for all of its dyads, triads and ...