Bluesy music.

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Something for Asthmatic "Wailing Harp" Camel. :wink:

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Anyone fancy a crack at the chromatic harmonica? My trusty old Hohner 64 Chromatica has seen better days, so I chanced my arm and bought a Swan 1664, (pictured above). Having been enormously disappointed by their diatonic blues harps, (I threw them away), this blew me away! It doesn't play as loud as the Hohner, (which is good news for friends and relatives of a beginner), but it's in tune, has a lovely, silvery tone comes with a decent case and costs way, way less. Its little brother, the 10 hole 1040, 1040 is also a steal and pocket sized.

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asthmatic camel wrote:
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I'm such a tease.

It's taken Abdul eighteen years to realise it.
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You are a cultural appropriater
About that stereo

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Indeed I am, Mr. ed.

Knowest thou forewith the Jewest Harp cometh?
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Lest we forget...

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asthmatic camel wrote:
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Indeed I am, Mr. ed.

Knowest thou forewith the Jewest Harp cometh?
Thou beist not of the spawn of Abraham, nor yet a dusky blackamoor. Thy theft cultural shall redound thru the ages and sully the memory of you and thy seed. This doom I pronounce upon you!!!!

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I shalt becometh a thread inst thy unholiest of nameth.
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And, just to get you started, the guy who runs the art group at the studio I attend, thought this was A Kenwood mixer attachment...

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Image It's really a goyishe instrument. French or something. But I don't mind getting "racial" credit for it, Bubbee. :BigGrin3:
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Image It's really a goyishe instrument. French or something. But I don't mind getting "racial" credit for it, Bubbee. :BigGrin3:
Its roots go way back further than France and even Judaism: the originals, probably the first reed instruments and primitive harmonicas, are still around in the east. And the chomus is highly regarded in Russian folk music.



Watch and listen at your own risk. (Probably NSFW for most full-blooded Western males, as unintended eruptions are likely to occur in the trouser department, but you're not one of us.)

And, Bubbee, you can't claim ownership, they're jaws harps. ;)

The Who made use of ancient and modern in Join Together. :)

Oh, and fuck. Mrs. Camel has started dancing to Russian folk music. Naked. Not a sight for sore eyes on a Sunday morning.
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And, Bubbee, you can't claim ownership, they're jaws harps. ;)
They were Jews' harps until political correctness kicked in. :P
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Here's my authentic Russian chomus. Unfortunately, I can't play it very well as I suffer from ABTS.

You want to know what ABTS is, don't you, Abdul? Be nice and I may tell you. :)


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Real harp players push the metallic tongue towards themselves, not the reverse:





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