[Harp-L] All this Positions and Modes stuff

Arthur Jennings arturojennings@xxxxx
Sun Oct 28 17:48:23 EDT 2018

Yes, if you're playing a G scale on a C harp, you're in second position, regardless of which G scale you're playing.

Trying to stretch the definition of position to account for tonality, altered tunings or chromatic button status winds up complicating the issue past the point of usefulness, in my opinion.

> On Oct 28, 2018, at 2:25 PM, Jerome P. <jersimuse at xxxxx> wrote:
> ok, others would have a different definition, but why not.
> So, considering this definition, what is the answer to my question ?
> BTW, which root note are we talking about ? The one of the harmony, G ? the
> root of the mode I'm playing with ? The root of the scale from which the
> mode comes from ?
> Would you consider here that I play in 2nd position all the way long ?
>> Le dim. 28 oct. 2018 à 22:04, Gary Lehmann <gnarlyheman at xxxxx> a écrit :
>> Winslow Yerxa says positions are named by the root note, not the flavor of
>> scale.
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Oct 28, 2018, at 1:32 PM, Jerome P. <jersimuse at xxxxx> wrote:
>> In which position or positions have I just played ?

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