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Complete 10-Hole Diatonic Harmonica Series: B Harmonica Book

By Jim Major

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Harmonica (diatonic) - Beginning
Composed by Jim Major. Saddle-stitched, Methods. Complete Diatonic Harmonica Series. Acoustic Music. Book. 40 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20521).

Item Number: MB.20521

ISBN 9780786625505. Acoustic Music. 8.5 x 11 inches.

Finally! There is a definitive reference guide available for harmonicas in each and every key. This ground breaking series unlocks the musical power of the 10-hole major diatonic harmonica. One key at a time, each is designed to present detailed musical information for beginners, intermediate and advanced players who are either music readers or non-reading players. Learn the notes, intervals, bends, overbends, dyads, chords, arpeggios, modes and scales that are specific to each harmonica key. There is also a special section in each book showing other types of diatonic harmonicas and the variations unique to them - like extreme bending, low-tuned, octave and tremolo-tuned models and more.

Have you ever wondered which harmonica is the best one to use when you're ready to play a tune? Have you ever sat with a lap full of harmonicas desperately trying one after another, searching for the key that has all of the right notes? The Complete 10-hole Diatonic Harmonica Series is the definitive music reference guide that resolves those dilemmas and more. The B Harmonica Book is packed with information about chords, arpeggios, modes, positions, scales, bends, overbends and basic music theory unique to the 10-hole B major diatonic harp. Learn how to effectively play blues scales in seven different keys. It's simple. If you have a B harmonica you should own the B Harmonica Book.

  • 01) Intervals  
  • 02) Bending and Overbending  
  • 03) Positions Modes and Scales  
  • 04) More Blues Scales  
  • 05) Chords  
  • 06) Arpeggios  
  • 07) Major Scales - Advanced  
  • 08) Instrument Mechanics  
  • 09) Diatonic Harps - Know Your Options