NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C

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NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C

Post by Brendan » Thu Nov 05, 2020 1:21 pm

Although it's perfectly possible to play in C major on the previously released Lucky 13 PowerChromatic harps in G and D, I kept getting requests for a further model based in C - so here it is!

https://youtu.be/URo-UqzHQKY

I demonstrate how to play nine easy major and minor keys on this harp, with the assistance of Phrase Maps showing the breathing pattern. These scales only require simple draw bends to complete. It's actually not a complete set of such scales (for example, I left out Cm Dorian and Bm Aeolian, to my annoyance!).

Actually the full number possible with draw bends only was pointed out to me in a Youtube comment on the video from Juan-marcos Gelinos:

"And B minor... In fact, if I understand correctly, the 5 major keys that donʼt need G#/Ab (B-flat, F, C, G and D) and all their relatives in the 6 other modes (from dorian to locrian) — 35 keys/modes in all, including G, D, A, E and B in eolian (natural) minor, and C, G, D, A and E in dorian minor..."

Thanks Juan!

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Re: NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C

Post by Brendan » Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:20 pm

Here are all the scales shown the video:
Lucky 13 PowerChromatic Tuning in C - All Easy Scales.png
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Re: NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C

Post by Brendan » Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:21 pm

Here are equivalent scales on the three different Lucky 13 PowerChromatic keys:
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Re: NEW MODEL: Lucky 13 PowerChromatic in Key of C

Post by Brendan » Thu Nov 05, 2020 2:22 pm

And the three different key tuning schemes:
Lucky 13 PowerChromatic Tuning - Tuning Scales of the Three Keys.png
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