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Tuning one-row Hohner

Hi! I'm a Swedish folk fiddler who recently discovered and got completely enchanted (obsessed?) by the Cajun music tradition, and Cajun accordion music in particular. I started to learn some from Youtube playing on a four stop out of tune HA-114C. I'm about to have it tuned by a professional who does any tuning as long as he gets the deviation from 12TET in cents.

I let him tune my Hohner 1040 C earlier based upon this system and I like the result:

Note Scale note Ratio Cents from 12TET
C......1.......1/1......0
D......2.......9/8.....+4
E......3.......5/4....−14
F......4.......4/3.....−2 (but I made it +5)
G......5.......3/2.....+2
A......6.......5/3....−16
B......7(maj)15/8...−12
C......8.......2/1......0

This time I plan to base the tuning on the key of G instead of C, but still keep a nice C chord. (I really like the tunes in G played on C accordions) That would result in this scheme:
Note Scale n. Cents
G.......1.........0
A.......2........+4 (Negotiable)
B.......3.......−14
C.......4........−2
D.......5........+2
E.......6.......−16
F.......7(min)+10?
G.......8....... 0

I like the sound of a high minor 7th, so i'm thinking about making it at +10 instead of -4 (As a "just" minor would be). It would also help making a better sounding F chord.

What are your experiences of different tunings? Would this be a good idea? Of course I understand its also a matter of personal taste.

Regards from Sweden,
Jonas

(I just heard on the Swedish radio about the floodings, my thoughts to you all who are affected)

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Re: Tuning one-row Hohner - by Christian Freder... - Aug 30, 2017 12:09am
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Re: Tuning one-row Hohner - by Hildreth - Aug 31, 2017 8:27am
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