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Ahh the Neil Young classic "Heart of Gold". That is the song that inspired me to learn to play harmonica and guitar at the same time. It's just not the same without the harp solo. Many folk songs are played in what's known as "first position" on the harmonica which is they key the song is in. Most blues are played in 2nd position which a 4th higher ...


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Sets of harmonicas can be purchased - all 12 keys in a big set! But big sets cost big money! You won't be able to use the 'standard' C, F, G, A harps well with your tuning - unless you capo or play barre chords for your songs, so you'll need the others out of the 'big set'. I'm guessing (have to - sparse info) that songs will be in E♭, A♭ D♭ ...


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Maybe nothing to do with common key signatures. B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭ going on to G♭ with 6 flats. Because F♯ also has 6 sharps. However - that very note F♯ features a heck of a lot more in music than its enharmonic equivalent of G♭. It's a better known name! The best place to ask this is with the manufacurers - who will ...


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Since there are different notes involved in minor keys, which would be used? While there are different kinds of harmonicas, "major" and "minor" are modes of the same diatonic scale; same notes. Most harp players use the Mixolydian mode (aka dominant). Here are the notes of a diatonic harp in G Major, which would be used to play blues in D Major: Since the ...


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