Step-by-step pictures take you from first day exercises to playing along with a backing track! Absolute beginners has been designed to tell you everything you need to know from the very first time you pick up your harmonica. CD included.
200 popular and rare Folk tunes.This book contains 200 great harmonica songs for all levels of difficulty. Sheet music, chords and two sound examples (with and without harmonica) are provided for each song.
There are lots of typical, traditional harmonica pieces that should not be missing in any repertoire, but also many new pieces in many different styles transcribed by the author especially for this book.
Practical guide to harmonics for harmonica players. This tutorial is created specifically for you as a harmonica player and will help you build a basis for your musical progress, helping you to feel and learn structure that can easily be lost in fog of improvisation.
This book contains 138 well-known Irish jigs, reels, hornpipes, set dances, O'Carolan tunes, folksongs, ballads, airs and waltzes. These wonderful Irish melodies are written in harmonica tablature and standard notation for use on the 12- hole chromatic, standard 10-hole diatonic, and tremolo harmonica. Learning these melodeis will enhance your playing skills as well as your repertoire. The online stereo recording is in split-track format and includes a selection of 25 melodies from the book.
An innovative book that enables the student to play rhythm chords immediately to create exciting sounds on the harmonica, You Can Teach Yourself Blues Harp is designed to allow the beginning student gain maximum results in the shortest amount of time. The student is guided is developing the ability to hear blues progressions and styles.
One hundred and twenty diatonic harmonica favorites with guitar chords shown on each tune. This book, combined with the Harmonica Songbook, will give the diatonic harmonica player a tremendous repertoire of songs to play!
A wonderful collection of favourite folk and classic themes are artistically arranged for chromatic harmonica solo in this book/CD package. All songs on the CD are split-track for play-along. Selected songs are recorded. Each songs is labeled with what harmonica was used. Some tunes are with piano and some are full orchestrations. Either the 12 or 16 hole chromatic harmonica may be used. Online Audio contains only 28 of the 57 songs that are in the book.
The only harmonica method to present the chromatic harmonica in 14 scales and modes in all 12 keys! This book/online audio pack will take beginners from the basics on through to the most advanced techniques available for the contemporary harmonica player. Each section contains appropriate songs and exercises that enable the player to quickly learn the various concepts presented. Every aspect of this versatile musical instrument is explored and explained in easy-to-understand detail with illustrations. Covers: design and construction; correct breathing and hand positions; how to improvise; styles including traditional, blues, pop and rock; and more. Includes 14 songs to illustrate each scale, and a reference chart for all chromatic harmonicas.
Offering a comprehensive study of harmonica techniques and blues soloing concepts, this book contains studies and etudes on bending notes (draw and blow), throat vibrato, two-hole shakes, tongue blocking, acoustic and amplified playing, music theory, blues scales, octave substitutions, playing positions, and position substitutes.