Tunings


These are just a few examples of all the different tunings that exists, we can tune your harmonica (s) to ANY tuning you want.


Richter


The traditional tuning for the Diatonic harmonica


Blow

C

E

G

C

E

G

C

E

G

C

Hole

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Draw

D

G

B

D

F

A

B

D

F

A

Paddy Richter


This tuning was invented by Brendan Power, it is a great tuning for playing Irish music.

It's good for single note playing. 


Blow

C

E

A

C

E

G

C

E

G

C

Hole

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Draw

D

G

B

D

F

A

B

D

F

A

Easy Third


I got this tuning from Rick Epping, it is a great tuning for Irish music and especially if you like to play chords and octaves. As you can see your blow side of the harmonica is a C major chord, and the draw side is D minor except for hole 7 draw. This is perfect for Irish tunes as a lot of them alter between these two chords. You can also play octaves on hole 2-5 & 3-6 draw which you can't do on a Richter or Paddy Richter. 


Blow

C

E

G

C

E

G

C

E

G

C

Hole

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Draw

D

F

A

D

F

A

B

D

F

A

Mixolydian


I got this tuning from Rick Epping, it is a great tuning for Irish music and especially if you like to play chords and octaves. As you can see your blow side of the harmonica is a C major chord, and the draw side is Bb major and D minor. This is perfect for Irish tunes as some of them alter between these three chords. You can also play octaves on hole 2-5 draw which you can't do on a Richter or Paddy Richter. 


Blow

C

E

G

C

E

G

C

E

G

C

Hole

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Draw

D

F

Bb

D

F

A

Bb

D

F

A

Natural minor



Blow

C

Eb

G

C

Eb

G

C

Eb

G

C

Hole

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Draw

D

G

Bb

D

F

A

Bb

D

F

A

Harmonic minor



Blow

C

Eb

G

C

Eb

G

C

Eb

G

C

Hole

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Draw

D

G

B

D

F

Ab

B

D

F

Ab

Country tuning

Blow

C

E

G

C

E

G

C

E

G

C

Hole

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Draw

D

G

B

D

F#

A

B

D

F

A