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AsaChan Sound Models 2019

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AsaChan “TiRak” (Bb2 / F Bb C# D# F F# C# D# )

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AsaChan “TaruTao” (E / A B C E G A B C )

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AsaChan “YasmiNa” (Bb / F G# Bb B D Eb F G#)

The YasmiNa is an exciting and groovy harmonic minor variation. Extended to the high G# this sound model is far from melancholy and a real contrast to other harmonic minor scales such as Romanian Hijaz. Jazzy and bright the scale is infused with lively energy.

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AsaChan “DaoLida” (A / C D E F G A C D)

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AsaChan “LalaBye” (E / A B C# E F# G# A B)

LalaBye is a peaceful hexatonic expression of E major closely related to SaByeD. With meditative playing LalaBye evokes a mood of inner strength and serenity. This is a relaxing and reflective scale made for gentle playing.

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AsaChan “TaruTao7” (C / F G Ab C Eb F G)

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AsaChan “AmaRa7” (C / G Bb C D Eb F G)

The AmaRa 7 sound model is a deeper more restrained version of the AmaRa scale. In C the scale trades the high beauty of the original expression for increased solemnity and richness. The AmaRa 7 sound model is well suited to mellow peaceful playing.

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AsaChan “MinoRah” (C# / G# A C# D# E F# G# B)

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AsaChan “AmaRa8” (C# / G# B C# D# E F# G# B)

A sweeter cousin of AnnaZiska, this variation exchanges the low A for a high B, strengthening the major side of this hexatonic expression of C# minor. A lighter mood, this scale has an inquisitive awe about it, reaching up from the earth to the dusky sky, dancing the light steps of a celestial transit.

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AsaChan “YasmiNa” (D / A C D Eb F# G A C)

The YasmiNa is an exciting and groovy harmonic minor variation. Extended to the high C this sound model is far form melancholy and a real contrast to other harmonic minor scales such as Romanian Hijaz. Jazzy and bright the scale is infused with lively energy.

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AsaChan “LidaBella” 2017 (G / C D Eb F G Ab B C D)

LidaBella is a full expression of the C harmonic minor scale with a 5th jump from ding to the first note. LidaBella is full of melodic potential, capable of captivating tension and high shimmering beauty. Melancholic by nature but also passionate, LidaBella is a musically rich and rewarding scale.

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AsaChan “NadiaLisa” 2017 (F / C Db Eb F G G# C Db Eb)

NadiaLisa is a well-loved hexatonic expression of the C Phrygian scale. The scale is very organic and flexible capable of great poignancy and resolution. Dappled sunlight through green leaves, NadiaLisa has a vivid transcendent quality.

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AsaChan Sound Models 2014

AsaChan “YshaSavitah” (C# / G# C C# D# F F# G# C#)

YshaSavita is a pastel major tuning in C#. The scale has a gentle serenity and a warm oriental colouring. YshaSavita is a deeply moving sound model full of poignancy and emotion. Less euphoric than SabyeD, but more tranquil and self-possessed. A perfect scale for peaceful playing.

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AsaChan “SaByeD” (D / G A B C# D E F# A)

An introverted, sub-conscious energy; SabyeD is a strangely heartbreaking variation of the D-major scale. With musically flexibility, this sound model brings feelings of vulnerability and wistful nostalgia, but also joy and laughter. Triumphant in the high end and humble in the low end, SabyeD is a beautiful, and well-rounded scale.

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AsaChan “MahaRa” (D / G Ab B C D Eb F G)

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AsaChan “AnnaZiska” (C# / G# A B C# D# E F# G#)

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AsaChan “MataHari” (D / G A C# D F# G A C#)

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AsaChan “SahaRian” (E / A B C D# E F# G B)

SahaRian is a strongly flavoured sound model in E harmonic minor, full of perfumed tension, and delicious spice. Starlight through still air, a midnight desert trek; this evocative sound model whispers of eastern beauty.

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AsaChan Sound Models 2013

AsaChan “LalaBye” (D / G A C D E F G A)

(old version 2014)

LalaBye is a hexatonic variation of D minor. It is the cousin of LaLanta exchanging low B for high A. With its extended range, this expression emphasises the lighter more mystical side of D minor. Frozen wilderness and crystallised beauty, this tuning walks in a cold magical realm.

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AsaChan “SalaDin” (D / G A C D Eb F# G A)

SalaDin is a warm hexatonic expression of G harmonic minor. Without the minor 3rd of the scale (Bb) this scale has an uplifting danceable quality, less moody than SahaRian and more playful. This scale is not without suspense however, with two half-step pairs giving SalaDin a haunting tension and a delightful thrill.

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AsaChan “LongLoy” (D / G A Bb C D E F G)

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AsaChan “SaBye” (E / G A B C D E F# G)

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AsaChan “SahaRa” (D / G Ab B C D Eb F# G)

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AsaChan “LalanTa” (D / G A B C D E F G)

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AsaChan “AnnaZiska” (C# / G# A B C# D# E F# G#)

 

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AsaChan, “TalaySai” ทะเลทราย (D / G A Bb C# D E F G)

Talaysai is my original harmonic minor sound model, first offered in D it will be now made in E, joining SaiRon and SahaRian as variations on the E harmonic minor scale. TalaySai has the 4th jump from ding to circle like SahaRian but exchanges high B for A, making this scale more compact and heavy. TalaySai has an intense and groove-friendly nature, lots of fun.

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AsaChan “ChanDhra” D / G A Bb C D Eb F G

ChanDhra is a full G Aeolian mode, full of striving determination. The ChanDhra is a very popular scale possessing a mood full of drama and energy, but one which is also capable of displaying a more delicate, yearning side.