Re: [Harp-L] Irish Reels - Harmonica


I had missed your earlier description of the octave harp - no further
explanation needed - thanks.


On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 12:49 PM, Eugene Ryan <ryan.eugene@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Joel,
> That's great work - it sounds very well.  Are you playing out in sessions
> in your local area or do they exist there?
> Also, your octave harp intrigues me.   I saw one recently that Mick
> Kinsella had - it may have been a 12 hole or 10 hole with Solo tuning.  I
> guess you had to cut down the reedplates from the 64 chrom, with one
> reedplate tuned to that Epping scheme at G3 (G below middle C), and the
> other reedplate tuned an octave higher starting on G4, then put the smaller
> chrom mouthpiece directly on the comb without the slide mechanism.  Can you
> tell us more about it?
> Thanks and keep up the great work!
> Eugene


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