[Harp-L] Reverse tongue rolls

Rick Dempster rickdempster33@xxxxx
Sun Jul 1 20:51:43 EDT 2018

I like it. Sounds like  a glottal thing to me; back of mouth with the uvula
making most of the action. Yes?
Gwen Foster made extensive use of that technique, but in the top octave

On 2 July 2018 at 01:35, Harping On via Harp-L <harp-l at xxxxx> wrote:

> Not the most useful harp technique I'll admit along with the forward
> tongue roll, but the reverse produces a different sound.
> To be honest I have only used it on one song when I wanted a 'phone call'
> tone.
> Here is my very short 'sound only'  video demonstrating two clean reverse
> rolls followed by a series of phone call tones then a snippet of the song
> 'Busy Line' featuring the effect and finally a longer roll with a partial
> bend.
> Not that exciting but it is what it is.
> https://youtu.be/GpKqSWBucCs

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