[Harp-L] Comb material video

JOSEPH LEONE 3n037@xxxxx
Thu Jul 25 13:24:03 EDT 2019

I (personally) thought that the video forwarded by Mr. Pearce was excrucuatingly looooong. lolol. 

> On July 25, 2019 at 12:10 PM Richard Hunter <rhunter377 at xxxxx> wrote:
> David Pearce wrote:
> > Here's the video I put together on comb materials.
> >
> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGJ4H4alBgw
> I don't hear any difference in the three samples.  I suggest that longer
> samples and a variety of techniques (e.g. chords, single notes, runs that
> traverse the range of the harp) might reveal some differences.
> In general, based on my limited experience to this point (2 Andrew Zajac
> custom combs), the value of the comb is not so much about how it changes
> the sound, although my Zajac-ified instruments are nice and loud; it's
> about the responsiveness of the instrument.  In other words, it's about
> enabling the player to squeeze more performance our of him or herself, not
> just the harp.
> Thanks, RH
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