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Harmonica Lessons: Adjacent Notes Exercise 4: Holes 2, 3 & 4

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[MUSIC]
Now we can do the same thing for F sharp.
[MUSIC]
Now this one, staying onto F sharp in
tune, is a little harder
because it's half way down.
Second hole draw bend
[MUSIC].
So, I'll start by going from F sharp to B,
which is the interval of a fourth.
[MUSIC].
[MUSIC]
[LAUGH]
[MUSIC]
That is third hole blow,
or second hole draw.
I didn't really have to go that far down.
So I'll try to just to the four
notes on third hole draw.
That was third hole blow I played, so.
[MUSIC]
You could think of
this as being in the key of F sharp.
You're going one, four, one, three,
one, flatted three, one, two.
[MUSIC]
And then you can jump around in there too.
[MUSIC]
This is challenging, but
this will hone your playing and
your fine control of these bends.
Now we're going to go back and
forth between third hole draw and
fourth hole draw.
So, fourth hole draw is D.
[MUSIC]
And that last one,
when I go back and forth from D to A flat,
that's a very big difference.
D.
[MUSIC]
That's pretty dramatic
difference, and this is a good one.
You'll feel your jaw actually moving quite
a bit when you make the transition between
D and A flat.
So it's D, B, D, B flat,
D, A, D, A flat.
>> [MUSIC]
>> Though I keep going,
I can't help myself.
>> [MUSIC]
>> You can do it fast, you can do it slow.
It's harder to do it slow.
[MUSIC].
That was D, B, D, A, D, B flat, D, A flat.
>> And the more you start
thinking about notes, and
the less you start thinking about those
little arrows and those little numbers,
the better you're going to be at this.
[MUSIC]