Harmonica question...

Harmonica question...

Postby Benthegoodbum » Fri Sep 29, 2006 8:31 am

I was curious...how is the harmonica noted?
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Postby wisedyes » Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:08 am

They are particular to a key, for instance A Major, C Major, etc. There are also chromatic harmonicas that have every note, but very few people play them. It's very hard to do well, from what I understand. I believe that there are also pentatonic harps, but I could be wrong.
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Postby Benthegoodbum » Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:20 am

Sorry, I should have worded that better. I know that certain harmonicas are in certain keys but I was actually wondering how the noting goes...like is it just a few notes of that particular key or is it all of them?
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Postby Benthegoodbum » Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:22 am

Nevermind...I just googled it. Should have done that in the first place. Man I love Google!
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Postby shakedown_04092 » Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:12 am

So what did you find on Google? I'm curious...
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Postby Benthegoodbum » Fri Sep 29, 2006 11:29 am

Well it's not a whole lot of info...just a little diagram but I think it pretty much gave me what I wanted...here is the site.


http://www.michael-thomas.com/music/cla ... _notes.htm
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Postby shakedown_04092 » Fri Sep 29, 2006 12:06 pm

Wow, really cool, thanks. I've never really played a harmonica and always wondered how they worked. Neat site, thanks again!
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