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Reeds and Bends
The Discrete Comb
The Ultimate Bending Machine
On a regular diatonic harmonica, some notes bend, and some don't. The
ones that do bend different amounts. And then, there's overblowing,
where the note jumps up - if you can get it to make more than some
How's all this stuff work? And is there a harp that gets around all these weird bending limitations? Read on, and learn how it all works. Then learn about a tool that exploits what you've learned here.