Re: [Harp-L] When harp is your second instrument

On Mar 12, 2012, at 8:01 PM, Robert Hale wrote:

> ...His first instrument is
> Trumpet, and sees his diatonic work in relation to it. My first
> "instrument" was piano, so both diatonic, and then chromatic "look like"
> keyboard to me. (The mental picture).
> ...
> What is your first instrument, and how does it affect your learning, and
> the way you communicate about harp now?

My first was chromatic harmonica (age 5). My mental picture when I play chromatic is the harmonica itself (but more abstract). 

However, I don't picture harmonica when I play guitar. I picture guitar.

- Slim.

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