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by Beelzebob
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Pentatonic harmonica
Replies: 13
Views: 7963

Re: Pentatonic harmonica

Brendan Power: "Reverse the Breathing Pattern (Circular Version) CD. EG. AC. DE. GA. CD. EG. AC. DE. GA." Sorry I'm super late responding. I think I might not understand what reversing the breathing pattern is. I see that the root changes from blow to draw to blow to draw as you go up the harp, but ...
by Beelzebob
Thu May 10, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Pentatonic harmonica
Replies: 13
Views: 7963

Re: Pentatonic harmonica

What about the blues scale on a ten-hole? Three octaves and two notes extra. The three half-steps in a row would be weird, I know, but I have a friend in mine for this who wants to play music, esp blues, but just doesn't get it at all.
by Beelzebob
Mon May 07, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Introduce yourself
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Re: Introduce yourself

I'm Bob Millard, known as BeelzeBob at harmonicaboogie.com where I make the backing tracks we use there. If you aren't familiar with it, please check it out. It's free and been going for 17 years, although we haven't had a lot of activity in the last few years. But it's still a great place to practi...
by Beelzebob
Mon May 07, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Pentatonic harmonica
Replies: 13
Views: 7963

Pentatonic harmonica

Has anyone ever made one? I see some that are called 'pentatonic tuning' on overblow.com, but I would tune the reeds to the pentatonic scale and keep repeating it with no doubled notes. You would be able to put four octaves on a ten-hole diatonic. I think one could play some fast runs on it and not ...