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Seydel Session Steel Special Tuning Circular / Melody King Tuned includes Free USA Shipping


(Quantity discounts available)

5.0 average, based on 2 reviews

Manufacturer: Seydel

Product Information

If you add valves it will take up to three weeks for delivery. Seydel will install your valves and ship direct to you. Info on Valves available here.
we have  1LF#, 1G, 1Ab, 1A, 1Bb, 1B, 1C, 1Db, 1D, 1Eb, 1E, and 1F in stock
Blues Harmonica with corrosion-free stainless steel reeds, ergonomic covers and plastic comb.
Please note: Seydel currentlystocks the special tuningCircular only in the most commonly ordered keysG, A and C. All other keys of the Zircular tuning can be manufactured on demand. Please allow that to take at least a few working days more than usual to arrive (for USA/CAN customers 2-3 weeks more). If you are ordering valves they also will take up to 3 weeks for delivery.
On the Circular/Melody King variant of the SESSION STEEL the major scale can be played simply by alternating draws and blows (no note bending is required). On a Circular tuned harmonica up to 12 different chords can be played depending on which channels are played at a time. Seven modes can be played on the Circular/Melody King very easily. The first note in channel one blow is the key displayed on the harp, though the major scale is playable 5 semitones (a fourth) higher than the key the harp is labelled in: the major scale starts in hole 2 draw.
  • ergonomic coverplates made of stainless steel, completely rounded at the mouthpiece
  • ABS comb with recessed German Silver reedplates
  • rivets and screws made of stainless steel
  • lips and beard-friendly design
  • minimal air consumption achieved by fine-cut reedplates, optimized flatness and extremely
  • small tolerances between reed and reedplate
  • stainless steel reeds provide the best clear and full sound and response of the 1847 models
  • an up to 5 times longer playing life compared to models with brass reeds
  • with convenient genuine leather pouch

The SESSION STEEL - Sounds stronger - lives longer

Product Code: 10309

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 5

Seydel Session Steel Rules!

If I had only one harp, It would be this Circular, in "G" (Seydel calls it Zirkcular). The tuning is perfectly intuitive. All of your Melody notes are there, and every triad is a unique and perfect chord. I prefer jamming in the lower octaves, and this 'G' is down there. Or go really low with the Session, in Low G, Major Cross Tuning, though it's not as versatile as the Circular. Steel reeds last, are expressive, and rich in harmonics. Note that the 'G' Circular has no F sharp; it's a 'C' tuning. The first octave has a Cross tuned Blow/Draw pattern. As such, it plays great in both G and C, and rocks in Am, as well as Em and the related Third positions. This harp in F# plays well those Bluegrass tunes in B; Bb plays Eb, and some songs in C do best with an 'F' in Circular. The 'A' is also essential. With some keys, the Major Cross Tuning is available in a lower octave range. All your melody notes are there, and the stamped key is true; in Cross Tuning! Fabulous instruments! Ron gets your harps to you in a Flash! Every order has been perfect.

Steven Childers :: 22 Oct 2019, 23:17

Nice instrument

I got the harp labeled G, fully valved. My first Seydel, first zircular, first steel reed. I love this thing. Great for melodies and chords. Every triad is available! The tone is rich with a responsive, tight low end and an even, gentle mid to upper range. For my ears, this sounds best with a subtle breath emphasizing clarity and purity. This is no honkin tonkin gut buster. Bought from RockinRonsMusic.

Mark Stringer :: 17 Oct 2017, 08:29

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