[Harp-L] All this Positions and Modes stuff

Scott Jones theclergyman@xxxxx
Tue Oct 30 14:30:36 EDT 2018



From: Harp-L <harp-l-bounces at xxxxx> on behalf of Michael Rubin <michaelrubinharmonica at xxxxx>
Sent: October 30, 2018 2:20:44 PM
To: joe leone
Cc: harp-l; Aongus Mac Cana
Subject: Re: [Harp-L] All this Positions and Modes stuff

In my opinion the reason why members have dropped out because this thread
began is because this is an email list.  Suddenly, with the action, they
are receiving a pile of emails!  Too many emails!  Get me out of here!

On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 1:10 PM Joseph Leone <3N037 at xxxxx> wrote:

> > On Oct 29, 2018, at 7:50 AM, Aongus Mac Cana <amaccana at xxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> > I have the greatest respect (not to mention gratitude) for all the
> > contributions made to this topic.
> So do I
> >
> > I am however becoming afraid that "the Owner" may throw us all off the
> list
> > like "The Great Comb Debate" if we don't stop now.
> Well, considering that the L has been a wee bit stale for the past 1 1/2
> years with posts being down, I don’t see why. And just because members?
> have dropped out
> doesn’t mean that much. It is a time of the year when people get busy with
> other things. Plus the question arrises: ‘were they actually contributing?’
> OR were they guests.
> >
> > In any case I now have 20 pages of text to try and edit into a coherent
> and
> > useful document. Wish me luck!
> The only problem I have with this subject is that I know several people
> who can elucidate on and on about positions, modes, scales, structures.
> Mixolodian, Fridgedaireian,
> Acrophobian, etc., but they can’t play. I mean, ok, yeah, they can play
> but they don’t ‘have it’. In an effort to not be too uncharitable I
> hesitate to use the word boring, so I
> will try bland. Sometimes I think players pay too much attention to the
> hole and not the donut.
> smo-joe
> >
> > Beannachtai
> >
> > Aongus Mac Cana
> >

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