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by IaNerd
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Position/key/scale tables for Newton Fourkey tuning
Replies: 5
Views: 2333

Position/key/scale tables for Newton Fourkey tuning

I upload this post with trepidation. Newton Fourkey is a big idea comprising hundreds of tiny details. I give myself slim odds that this post will last a whole day without need of minor or even major revision (pun slightly intended). Here we go .... http://www.brendan-power.com/forum/download/file....
by IaNerd
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: List of tunings with five holes per octave
Replies: 3
Views: 1350

Re: List of tunings with five holes per octave

Forum member winslowyerxa has already shared the following here: https://www.brendan-power.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=249&start=20#p1920 As long as we're talking about pentatonic tunings, without trying to accomplish anything other than a pentatonic scale, there's the Magic Harp tuning that Pierr...
by IaNerd
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: List of tunings with five holes per octave
Replies: 3
Views: 1350

Re: List of tunings with five holes per octave

Forum member oldstudent has already shared the following here: https://www.brendan-power.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=249#p1440 One-key "Pentabender" tuning (plays C major scale without bends; has F major pentatonic in blows, G major pentatonic in draws): DE.FG.GA.AB.CD.DE.FG.GA.AB.CD. Two-key "Pen...
by IaNerd
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: List of tunings with five holes per octave
Replies: 3
Views: 1350

List of tunings with five holes per octave

What harmonica tunings consist of repeating banks of five holes?

At the moment, I can think of two: Pentabender and Fourkey.

Do you know of others? Please share.

It is my intention that this thread becomes a reference list of such tunings, and not a discussion of particular tunings.
by IaNerd
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Idea for slideless chromatic harp
Replies: 13
Views: 4333

Re: Idea for slideless chromatic harp

The S-50's layout seems more intuitive to me. I think I will try one.
by IaNerd
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Idea for slideless chromatic harp
Replies: 13
Views: 4333

Re: Idea for slideless chromatic harp

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by IaNerd
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: A family of new modded-Richter tunings
Replies: 92
Views: 46555

Re: A family of new modded-Richter tunings

Here is the same tuning as the one just above, but transposed to C major instead of F major.

https://www.brendan-power.com/forum/dow ... iew&id=523