[Harp-L] Ode to Joy revisited

Rick Dempster rickdempster33@xxxxx
Tue Apr 17 22:49:54 EDT 2018

Why bother retuning? I love the sound of the bent note (no care for
thesensitivities of "Classical" boffins here!)
If you want to avoid bent notes, just play chromatic.

On 18 April 2018 at 04:41, Richard Hunter <rhunter377 at xxxxx> wrote:

>   "Harping On" wrote:
> <Thanks for the feedback.
> <Ode to joy:-
> <https://app.box.com/s/ed455uqb5rzn3prx5pbw6ybvncvofz14
> That's one of the better attempts I've heard.  That said, the difference in
> attacks between the bent and unbent tones is noticeable, and becomes more
> so with repetition.  I don't think it would work very well in concert
> performance in front of classical music aficionados, though they might
> enjoy the novelty of it.
> I'd just tune the blow 3 reed up a whole step and be done with it. Some
> things are easier than others.  Playing a note that's designed and built
> into the instrument is generally one of the easier things.
> Regards, Richard Hunter
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