Re: [Harp-L] Re: Bending

That's a good one Maka. How are you starting the note? with the tongue
making a 'T' sound? One thing I've found very useful in practice is to stop
my automatic throat vibrato, and concentrate on the pitch,
rather than trying to dress up the inaccuracy with lots of wobble.

On 16 July 2013 09:05, Maka McMahon <makamcmahon@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Jim,
> My simplest practice technique is to play all the notes in hole 3, in
> order, forwards and backwards, with different start points
> -3  -3'  -3''  -3'''  +3
> That way you can hear if the bent note isn't 'right' compared to its
> neighbours.  Playing forwards and backwards and starting at different
> places gets you hitting the right note straight away, without having to
> 'hunt'.
> Works to a lesser degree on holes 2 and 1
> Cheers
> Maka

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