Seydel Orchestra S (Session Steel Solo)

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Solo-tuned diatonic Harmonica with corrosion-free stainless steel reeds (orchestra-tuning), ergonomic covers and carmine red plastic comb.
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Description

Solo-tuned diatonic Harmonica with corrosion-free stainless steel reeds (orchestra-tuning), ergonomic covers and carmine red plastic comb.

The ORCHESTRA S: We are excited to offer a ten-hole, solo-tuned harmonica (Orchestra-tuning)! As with the chromatic harmonica, all notes from the major scale are available throughout a two-and-a-half octave range.

The ORCHESTRA S offers even more! Typically, the root note is found in hole 1-blow. The ORCHESTRA S places the root note at hole 3-blow, and half of the lower octave is added to holes 1 and 2. Since many players miss some of the notes on the standard Richter-tuned diatonic harmonica in the lower register the ORCHESTRA S allows them to hit the missing notes without having to apply a bending technique. The root note of the diatonic major scale is marked on the coverplate - it starts in 3 blow.

This makes the ORCHESTRA S an ideal soloing instrument; the ten-hole design makes the Orchestra-S compact enough to take your melodies anywhere!

The note layout is basically the same as that of a chromatic harmonica, making the ORCHESTRA S a great starting harmonica for learning to play a chromatic. The compact size combined with SEYDEL's durability makes the ORCHESTRA S a good choice for musical education in schools.

The ORCHESTRA S opens new possibilities to blues harmonica players by making it easy to play minor pieces (3rd position) with a sound similar to solos played on a chromatic, thanks to the solo-tuning. They will also appreciate the extended major scale in the lower register. The root note of the dominant chord is available in the hole 1-draw, making it similar to playing in 2nd position on a standard Richter-tuned harmonica.

Seasoned blues players will find all the notes of the blues scale through natural notes and bent notes, bringing soul and color to their blues improvisation. 

  • Solo-tuning in a ten-hole, compact harmonica
  • Expanded tonal range in the lower register (Orchestra tuning)
  • Stainless-steel reeds, coverplates, and screws combined for unparalleled durability (outlasting brass-reed models by up to five-times)
  • Anti-corrosive, German-silver reedplates
  • Lip-friendly, translucent carmine red plastic comb (ABS) with recessed reedplates
  • Protective, full-grain leather pouch included

The SESSION STEEL - Sounds stronger - lives longer


 

Specification

Specialist Tunings Solo Tuning
Category Chromatic Harmonica
Playing Level Beginner, Intermediate
Harmonica Comb Material Red Clear Plastic
Valved Harmonica Non Valved
Low Keys Available Yes
Spare Reedplates Available Yes
Delivery & Returns

Last Posting Dates 2018 :

Royal Mail 2nd Class/Royal Mail 2nd Class Signed For - Tuesday 18th December

Royal Mail 1st Class/Royal Mail 1st Class Signed For  - Thursday 20th December

Royal Mail Guaranteed Next Day Delivery - Friday 21st December

Royal Mail International Standard Europe - Friday 14th December

Royal Mail International Standard Rest of the World - Monday 10th December

DPD Next Day Delivery - Friday 21st December

DPD Two Day Delivery - Thursday 20th December

DPD Europe - Monday 17th December

We will endeavor to ensure that orders are speedily processed and despatched the same day if at all possible.

Ordered items requiring setting up in the workshop will be despatched within 1-2 days using DPD Local Next Day Delivery (next day being the day after it leaves Eagle Music Shop). On the day of delivery you will receive a text message with your hours delivery time slot

You will be informed immediately if there is a problem with any part of your order or if any item is 'out of stock'.

You can read our full deliveries policy here.

Should you not be entirely happy with your purchase, or you have ordered an incorrect item, Eagle Music is happy to refund your purchase (excluding postage) within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including the original undamaged packaging) and not featured within the Exclusion Policy. (Exclusions apply to selected products).

Please note the following exclusions:

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Banjo heads cannot be returned once you have tried to fit them to your banjo

Harmonica's have a 7 day guarantee and can be returned within this time if they are found to be faulty

Goods must be returned to Eagle Music together with a covering letter and contact details so that the matter can be dealt with efficiently and promptly.

You can read our full returns policy here.

Reviews

4 reviews for Seydel Orchestra S (Session Steel Solo)

Derek Lambourne

by on 2016-02-07

I use it at home as an improving beginner. Have recommended product and company to friends.
Will shop with Eagle music again.

Rated 4 out of 5

john hill

by on 2015-10-19

Very good harmonica perfect for anyone who's looking for this type of harmonica

Rated 5 out of 5

Ray Reynolds

by on 2015-03-08

The harmonica has a really good full sound and being solo tuned it is great for playing melodies (does not have the missing notes of a blues harp.

Rated 4 out of 5

Philip Huw Davies

by on 2014-05-21

Have had great fun playing this since receiving it. Great for harpists playing melodies, film tunes, classical music.Smaller version of a chromatic perhaps?

Rated 5 out of 5

Rated 4.5 out of 5 based on 4 customer reviews
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