Re: [Harp-L] acoustic harp.
When I use the term, I mean no electronic amplification. Megaphones, a
la Rudy Vallee, are OK. Symphony orchestras, jams around the house with
your friends, etc.
Of course, to many people, just using an acoustic guitar--even though it is
amplified--qualifies the music as acoustic. Surely a term whose definition
can elicit a lot of discussion.
I have nothing against amplification-or a mix of acoustic and amplified
instruments (like an electric bass down low). But I do appreciate the sound
of the non-electrically altered harmonica. I, also, believe
playing harmonica acoustically helps develop good tone. When you do plug
in, you will be amazed.
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:23 AM, Joseph Leone <3n037@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I would seriously like to know exactly what acoustic harp IS? Is it
> undistorted? Unamplified? Or is it a matter of playing through a pa without
> additional effects? OR no pa at all?
> Or no amplifier at all? Or just playing out into the atmosphere in the
> general area surrounding the player? Any takers?
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