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Is this mostly technique or read adjustment?
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Frankie
152 posts
Jan 12, 2022
1:06 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSz6HozXAy0

Look how easy she is playing the 1, 2, 3 hole ?

How much of that is technique?

My 1,2,3, harp holes are not playing that well and not that much responsive
SuperBee
7032 posts
Jan 12, 2022
9:56 PM
Technique. I don’t even have to watch the clip. I saw it’s Christelle.
The thing to understand is that before she was a harmonica player, Christelle was already a serious classical Oboe player. She has an awesome embouchure and a serious disciplined work ethic. She once told me about her practice routine. This was 10 years ago when she lived in Australia. Christelle is far from a typical harmonica player.
Maybe the harps are adjusted also, but I have no doubt Christelle could play any harp in my kit.
Fil
493 posts
Jan 13, 2022
1:58 PM
Echo SuperBee. Technique. And time on task, task being technique on holes 1, 2, and 3. Christelle certainly has put in the time.
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