Re: Reed sound, where does it come from?
- Subject: Re: Reed sound, where does it come from?
- From: "G." <gigs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2003 17:55:12 +1300
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 18:32:58 +0000
From: "Jimbeau Harp" <jimbeauharp@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Reed sound, where does it come from?
I notice that when I test the re-tuned reeds on the comb without the
coverplates, the pitch seems sharper than when I put the coverplates back
on. As a result, I try to pinch the coverplates on the reedplates and comb
when I do my final tests so I don't put the whole harp back together only to
discover the re-tuned reed sounds flat.
Has anyone else experienced this?
Harmonica Tuning is finicky and sensitive to a lot of variables. Tempurature,
embouchure, amount of breath, comb cell size, covers, reed adjustment.
When tuning set the harp & reeds up the way you intend to have the finished
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