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by IaNerd
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: I / IV Melody Mix
Replies: 5
Views: 1148

Re: I / IV Melody Mix

NOTICE: In all three diagrams above, the overblows were corrected on Sept. 4.
by IaNerd
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: I / IV Melody Mix
Replies: 5
Views: 1148

Re: I / IV Melody Mix

For the Kongsheng Baby Fat , I like this one even more. Notice that after the first five notes it is essentially Circular/Spiral/Helical Tuning . Also, from 1 draw to 6 blow this is equal to EDHarmonica (ie. Extended Paddy Richter ). Also, with competent draw-bending one can create complete lower-oc...
by IaNerd
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: I / IV Melody Mix
Replies: 5
Views: 1148

Re: I / IV Melody Mix

Truncated to just seven holes, this tuning would be lovely in a Kongsheng Baby Fat.

CORRECTION: This tuning also contains a iii chord.

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by IaNerd
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: I / IV Melody Mix
Replies: 5
Views: 1148

I / IV Melody Mix

"I / IV Melody Mix" is a crude working title. I'm trying to blend strong I and IV chords with an easy-playing and expressive (with draw-bends on every tonic, 3rd, 5th and 7th) major diatonic scale . It has some of elements of MelodyMaker and Will Wilde Tuning in there. A minimum of 11 holes are nee...
by IaNerd
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Shifted/Inverted Bebop tuning for non-slide AND SLIDE harps
Replies: 14
Views: 2470

Re: Shifted/Inverted Bebop tuning for non-slide AND SLIDE harps

Thanks again, Brendan.

I am working on getting a prototype into the hands of an accomplished chrom player, for a proper trial and review. Your thoughts will be a valuable part of that process.
by IaNerd
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Shifted/Inverted Bebop tuning for non-slide AND SLIDE harps
Replies: 14
Views: 2470

Re: Shifted/Inverted Bebop tuning for non-slide AND SLIDE harps

Brendan: Better late than never! :D

I thank you very much.
by IaNerd
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Shifted/Inverted Bebop tuning for non-slide AND SLIDE harps
Replies: 14
Views: 2470

Re: Shifted/Inverted Bebop tuning for non-slide AND SLIDE harps

Extending this idea to 12- and 16-hole slide harps ...

Note: On a 12-hole slide chromatic harp, the final tonic C is there with the push of a button.

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