[Harp-L] Diminished tuning

Gary Lehmann gnarlyheman@xxxxx
Mon Jun 26 18:20:17 EDT 2017

Ed Coogan is using F6/G6, the slide version of Brendan Power's Power Chromatic, but starting on A (IIRC). 

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> On Jun 26, 2017, at 8:25 AM, Eugene Ryan <ryan.eugene at xxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> I should say, there are definitely more players using diminished... I just
> couldn't think of them earlier. There is Mikkel, Grant O, Steve Leagh, and
> Ed Coogan who stopped playing it in favour of another dorian tuning. There
> are of course, more players that I'm not aware of or that I can't think of
> now either - apologies if I've missed you!
>> On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:21 PM, Eugene Ryan <ryan.eugene at xxxxx> wrote:
>> Hey Michael,
>> There are a few of us that have played diminished tuned chromatic as our
>> main tuning(s) for some years - Jason / Chespernevins, me and some others.
>> There were some players that took it up and dropped it and then others that
>> don't post much about it online so I don't know if they've continued.
>> Anyway, the point is...  there are players out there :-)
>> There were a couple of guys that played dimi diatonic, for example Alfred
>> Hirsch who has a couple of albums recorded and then AC Blue who played
>> blues in all keys, I seem to remember.
>> Here's some of mine anyway:
>> Bulgarian tune: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
>> v=SVRvFLhVJOk&feature=youtu.be
>> Romanian / Ca la Severin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wN98_jstHNY
>> The Man I Love: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osTbwNzVj84
>> --
>> Eugene
> -- 
> Eugene

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