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Larry Anthony

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Garmon
« on: April 12, 2010, 03:19:38 PM »

As some of you may recall, sometime ago I converted the bass of my GCF to a Trichord layout, which turned out to be very successful.  I then made-up reed blocks for a three row CBA and replaced the GCF reed blocks with them which was also very successful.

However, I have for some time been looking at the Garmon layout and decided I would make-up some reed blocks so that I could try it out and since I would now have a spare row I added a row of accidentals.  I really like this system for one main reason; I don�t seem to �run out of fingers�.
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Re: Garmon
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2010, 04:39:42 PM »

Got to admit I have no idea about the garmon layout - could you explain more please?
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Re: Garmon
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2010, 08:41:33 PM »

I thought I had attached a keyboard layout but I haven't got the hang of it yet. I'll try again.

Have a look here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garmon
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2010, 08:55:33 PM »

Larry, on the bass end is one row bass notes and the other chords?
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2010, 10:04:50 PM »

Larry, on the bass end is one row bass notes and the other chords?

Yes and without thirds.
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« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2010, 11:46:39 PM »

What an interesting system (:) Most similar I suppose to the English Concertina.
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« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2010, 09:12:29 PM »

and heres me thinking its what southerners eat with their eggs and even with pineaple sometimes
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« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2010, 08:07:17 AM »

(:) Most similar I suppose to the English Concertina.
Now I see where I've been going wrong on the EC ;D Tone  ::)
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