Re: Cross Harp Discussion
> > Question: When playing cross harp with a song in G, is the natural F (5
> > draw) on the C harp to be included when playing 2nd position? I ask
> > because it is not part of the G scale. In depth (theory) answers
> > welcome :)
> Actually, it is a minor 7th whuich is an important note in the blues scale.
Technically, the more proper name is "natural 7th", or just plain "seventh".
The other "seventh", a semitone below the tonic, is properly specified as
There's no reason to exclude any note when playing 2nd position, except that
it doesn't sound good in the lick you're playing. I frequently do chromatic
runs in 2nd position - but they always "fit". I use a C major diatonic
with windsavers, which allows true bends on all reeds; but this can also be
done using overblows/overdraws.
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