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by IaNerd
Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: How would YOU re-tune the Easttop EDharmonica?
Replies: 5
Views: 8819

Re: How would YOU re-tune the Easttop EDharmonica?

I don't feel well qualified to "review" products per se . However, having started this thread on re-tuning the Easttop EDharmonica , I feel obligated to share my initial real-world experience with this model. This week I received two Easttop EDharmonicas from a major seller. They arrived in brand-ne...
by IaNerd
Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: A family of new modded-Richter tunings
Replies: 100
Views: 97909

Re: A family of new modded-Richter tunings

The tuning just above would certainly work. But as a re-tuning project, it involves moving the 7 draw upwards by three semitones. Maintaining Richter 's reversed breath pattern for that hole makes the re-tuning easier. Using stock Kongsheng Baby Fats , the following re-tunings are possible: Stock F ...
by IaNerd
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: How would YOU re-tune the Easttop EDharmonica?
Replies: 5
Views: 8819

How would YOU re-tune the Easttop EDharmonica?

In a ten-hole format, the venerable Standard Richter tuning spans tonally from Tonic 1 to Tonic 4. This looks like three octaves; however, its first and last octaves are missing some notes. Three complete octaves of a septatonic scale simply do not fit within ten holes. Some tunings are extremely wi...
by IaNerd
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: I / IV Melody Mix
Replies: 15
Views: 13706

Re: I / IV Melody Mix

On this day (17January2019) I altered several of the comments and diagrams above, to make them clearer and more consistent.
by IaNerd
Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Interesting Alternative Harmonica Ideas
Topic: Shifted/Inverted Bebop tuning for non-slide AND SLIDE harps
Replies: 21
Views: 28562

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

Note that in the tuning below, the tonics of the slide-out layer have been moved from the 1, 5 and 9 draws to the 3, 7 and 11 draws. ADDENDUM, Jan. 13, 2020: Please note that, by using the slider, a complete Ionian scale can be played from 1 blow to 3 draw. Also note that, in the slide-in layer, the...