[Harp-L] F#m

Michael Rubin michaelrubinharmonica@xxxxx
Sun Oct 30 13:37:12 EDT 2016

I agree with you that it would be a great choice.  However, the natural
minor is not the same as the blues scale.  For example, The F# natural
minor scale is F# G# A B C# D E F#.  The blues scale is F# A B C C# E F#.
They are similar, but not the same.
Michael Rubin

On Sun, Oct 30, 2016 at 11:17 AM, Sébastien Frémal <
sebastien.fremal at xxxxx> wrote:

> I was mostly speaking about notes. I don't know in which key the song is.
> There are a lot of A. If it's in A, I like to play Major in 12th position
> (A on a E harp). When you do so, you have the natural minor which is the
> blues scale in 3rd position (in this case, blues scale in F#). Moreover, he
> has the full E and F#- chords + the tonic and the third of the A chord (5-6
> draw holes, fifth are overrated ;) ), so it's a nice begining :)
> 2016-10-30 16:55 GMT+01:00 Michael Rubin <michaelrubinharmonica at xxxxx>
> :
>> .If you mean you can play an F# minor chord without the need for
>> arpeggiation, you are correct.  You can get the E chord as well.  But his
>> song has an A chord, which cannot be played without arpeggiation.
>> Michael Rubin
>> michaelrubinharmonica.com
>> On Sun, Oct 30, 2016 at 1:04 AM, sebastien.fremal <
>> sebastien.fremal at xxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi !
>>> On a E harp, all notes of these chords are natural ;)
>>> Sebastien
>>> Envoyé depuis mon appareil Samsung
>>> -------- Message d'origine --------
>>> De : Dan Thomas <danchristhomas50 at xxxxx>
>>> Date : 30/10/2016  1:30 AM  (GMT+01:00)
>>> À : Harp-L List <harp-l at xxxxx>
>>> Objet : [Harp-L] F#m
>>> Hi All
>>> I am trying to play " sweet little cob of yellow corn " with a friend.
>>> The chords are A A A F#m A E A. I am playing in 1st pos. With  A harp and
>>> having a hard time finding the F#m. Any one have any ideas? Different
>>> approach?
>>> Thank You All in advance
>>> Dan
>>> Sent from my iPad

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