[Harp-L] 4th position
Wed Oct 24 17:26:47 EDT 2018
I always go by what the IV chord is. If the IV is minor, fourth will easily
work. In third, the IV is, naturally, major.
Of course you can bend to change that in either case, but that's the bottom
line as I see it.
On Thu, 25 Oct 2018 at 03:22, Arthur Jennings via Harp-L <harp-l at xxxxx>
> Moon dance is nice in 4th.
> I prefer 3rd or 5th for minor blues songs; they have more juicy bends
> available (unless you are a good overblower).
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Oct 24, 2018, at 9:12 AM, The Iceman via Harp-L <harp-l at xxxxx>
> > songs written in aeolian mode - minor third and minor sixth......St.
> James Infirmary is a good example.
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> > From: coolblues64 <coolblues64 at xxxxx>
> > To: Harp-L <harp-l at xxxxx>
> > Sent: Wed, Oct 24, 2018 11:59 am
> > Subject: [Harp-L] 4th position
> > Here’s a question! Which songs sound better played in 4th position
> rather than 2nd or 3rd? I’ve recently been asked to play harp on a song
> called Kampfire Vampire and 4th works best. Got me wondering what other
> songs this might apply to. B
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