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Harmonica Lessons: 3rd Position Intermediate: "Star of the County Down"

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[MUSIC]
Okay, here we
are in third position.
We're a little ahead of last
time we were in third position,
because we can play all the notes, from
the bottom to the top of the instrument.
[SOUND] Where it's D, Dorian.
[MUSIC].
[MUSIC]
[LAUGH]
It's really hard.
[MUSIC]
It's a Dorian Mode all the way from
the bottom D to the top C of
the instrument, almost three full octaves.
[MUSIC]
So, we can practice that.
[MUSIC]
I'm just going up and
down from the bottom.
[MUSIC]
If you wanna give it some
expression, that's fine.
[MUSIC]
I did a little
[MUSIC]
flip sort of ornament
from the F to the G.
[MUSIC]
Bend and unbend, but to notes.
[MUSIC]
We've got that D minor chord,
and the middle is just.
[MUSIC]
You've done that already.
But the top, starting on 8 draw.
[MUSIC]
That hurts.
Is 8 draw, 8 blow, 9 draw,
9 blow, 10 draw, 10 blow,
bend for B, and then C is 10 blow,
and there's no D, of course.
[MUSIC]
So,
at this point we can take a simple
tune like Star of the County Down,
which I played for
you earlier, the Irish tune.
[MUSIC]
With a little more ornamentation on it.
[MUSIC]
You can play it
on the bottom octave,
we are missing one
note though.
[MUSIC]
[SOUND]
It isn't there,
but you can
imagine it [LAUGH],
just to be able
to play the melody.
[MUSIC]
And then,
we can also play it
in the top register
[MUSIC]
from 8 draw.
[MUSIC]
So,
that's a tune
in Dorian mode
in all three
octaves.
[MUSIC]