Seydel's next generation Low-Harmonicas: The lowest sounding blues harmonica in the world, with new baritone design & stainless steel reeds.
The 1847 Classic is now available in super-low tunings. Redesigned to include a 20% thicker comb and raised coverplates. Available key range from Low F# down to Double Low F. This innovation expands the 1847 lone of stainless steel reed harmonica to include the extreme bass range.
The Double Low models are tuned two octaves lower that standard, making Seydel's 1847 Low Low E, the lowest tuned diatonic harmonica in the world.
In comparison to the standard tuned models, low tuned harmonicas offer a very sonoric, slightly softer and unobstructive sound, making them an excellent choice for accompaniment (chords and bass lines), as well as for soloing.
Their sound is imilar to that of a tenor saxophone, a trombone, or even a tuba, especially if played amplified. This considerably extends the range of application and opens many new possibilities for harmonica players.
To get the desired sound out of the low tuned models, the notes need more space. The resonance chamber, increased by 20% thicker comb (sealed walnut) and higher cover plates of the new 1847 low models, help to produce a fatter and louder sound.
This design change has a positive impact on sonority and tonal control of the 1847 low models. While the player is animated to open his or her vocal tract more to increase the resonance chamber, the improvements in design, yeilding a superior, low sound. The sound becomes fuller and more volumous and the instrument can be played with a better response.