Re: 2nd pos. on different key harmonicas


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Posted by Rex Racer on October 27, 2000 at 05:58:48:

In Reply to: 2nd pos. on different key harmonicas posted by Wil on October 26, 2000 at 20:56:11:


: Just a quick stupid question. On a C harmonica, the cross position notes for G blues would include 2 draw, 3 draw/bend, 4 blow/draw/ 6 blow etc. If I was to play 2nd position on another keyed harmonica, would I use the same notes/holes?

: Thanks.

Same holes. The notes would be different. 2nd position refers to the holes that you play not the notes. Positions follow the circle of fifths.3rd postion on a C harp would give yo a D minor scale.2nd position on a G harp will give you a D scale. 3rd on a G will give you an A minor scale. 2nd on a D harp will give you an A scale. 3rd on a D harp will be an Eminor. Some brands of harps are labled in 1st and 2nd position.


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