[Harp-L] Stevie, Once in my life, solo

Steve Marchena smarchena@xxxxx
Wed Sep 23 01:21:26 EDT 2020

I’m sorry, I have to more clear: alternating between the unbent note with the slide in, to the same hole and breath direction with the slide out AND the note bent down a half step. 

> On Sep 23, 2020, at 1:19 AM, Steve Marchena <smarchena at xxxxx> wrote:
> A common guitar technique is to to combine left hand bending with right hand tremolo bar pitch manipulation to create a wider bend than would be possibly with either technique individually.
> Is it possible that Stevie is using the slide to achieve one 1/2 step on the draw, then alternately bending down 1/2 step on the blow, to create whole step ornamentation?
>> On Sep 23, 2020, at 1:05 AM, Robert Hale <ynfdwas at xxxxx> wrote:
>> Maybe I didn't post this correctly.
>> No one mentioned hearing this recent unlisted link
>> https://youtu.be/9QVbaLHEIZc
>> This is 10 seconds, assembled by the following method:
>> 1. slowed original audio 50%
>> 2. sampled first note
>> 3. sampled second note
>> 4. each note looped and EQ'd to 2400hz peak to emphasize the fundamental
>> frequency
>> 5. Single note loops joined and looped
>> I made no pitch alteration. The pitch of these two tones is far closer to a
>> whole step than a half step.
>> Also revealed in this processing is that this piece DOES sound like a bend
>> as Michael Rubin mentioned. . Chromatic slides of a half step processed
>> similarly sound very different elsewhere in the song.
>> I don't mind that anyone disagrees. It's been a fun and challenging
>> project  for me to demonstrate this way.
>> TOOLS: GoldWave DAW and Lightworks video editor

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