Re: HARP-L Digest V94 #204
>Date: 08 Oct 1994 21:21:40 +0700 (SST)
>From: Tan Cheng Ann <BA2319140@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: clean pucker?
>hi guys...hope you can bear with another beginner's question.
>i am still having problems with getting a *single* clean tone...
>blow or draw. there is a lot of leak and no matter how much i narrow
>my lips, i get some air over the other holes. when i narrow my lips too much,
>i can't get a nice tone (the air being too focused causes a sharp and thin
>tone). are wood combs more prompt to leakage ? or is it just my lousy
>playing? i just had more than an hour of practice..it was great.
>i seldom have chances like this. my roomate is not around. he went
>for a show...so it's practice time! some of you guys practise in cars
>or when your wives are out buying groceries...what do you
>guys do to *steal* as much practice time as possible? i have evn tried
>playing with a blanket wrapped aroung my harp!!! ideas?
>well..hope you guys can help me out with the leaky playing too.
>*still with one harp only...saving for another one*
Hi Cheng Ann,
The only solution to a good pucker is *practice*. You'll get the hang of it...
I also have a problem finding a place to practice--my Malamute (Alaskan sled
dog) likes to howl along with my music! :)
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