Tagged: Hohner Superforce
- December 2, 2013 at 5:52 am #1039
Looks like Hohner has a new model out?
It appears to be their current 37 key model with all black keys naturals as well as accidentals.
I’m not sure what Superforce refers to?
This video seems to be a review of it but I only know a word or two of German. She doesn’t play it long enough to get a real feel for the sound.December 2, 2013 at 9:17 am #1046
the woman in the video is merely talking about the packaging, re-reading the melodica features, giving some wrong information (the moisture knob is there to play softer), playing two notes and realizing how much she likes it and so on…
So, no serious information; but if I may have a guess, referring to the picture on the package the Superforce is nothing else than the Ocean/Fire with extended keyboard.
By the way, to my ears it sounds quite nice, warm and sweet.December 2, 2013 at 9:27 am #1047
Just talked to the Hohner people, my guess has been right, there’s no difference to the Ocean/Fire, same keys, same reeds, just extended keyboard.December 2, 2013 at 1:38 pm #1050
I suspected it was the same as the Performer 37 but with the black keys and black hose.
I’m sure it will be very striking on stage.December 2, 2013 at 1:59 pm #1051
Ah well, maybe it IS the same as the Performer 37, but I didn’t know that melodica type because they don’t sell them in Germany, it seems to be built only for export, and therefore I only asked for similarities with Ocean and Fire.December 2, 2013 at 3:34 pm #1053Daren BanarsëKeymaster
Good work Quetscher!
‘Superforce’ – the dark melodica 🙂December 2, 2013 at 7:32 pm #1055
That’s interesting that Hohner doesn’t market the performer in Germany? I wonder why? Apparently the Superforce is not available in the US. At least I don’t see it on any sites here yet.December 2, 2013 at 8:38 pm #1056
Hohner has often marketed different models for the US market. It’s the same with accordions – the German Atlantic was called Forty FS and had some different features (for example six bass couplers instead of three – US players always get more than the germans!)
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