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Harmonica Lessons: "Bach Bouree" on a D Harp

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[MUSIC]
This is the Bach Bouree in E minor,
the complete version of it.
And I'm playing it on a D harmonica
in E minor, which is third position.
Okay.
[MUSIC]
So,
the
second
half
of
that.
Involved a few more complicated
things that involved also overblows.
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Also modulations into other keys.
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There's the first overblow.
When it goes into there.
[MUSIC]
Then that's the foruth hole overblow.
The first one was the fifth hole.
[MUSIC]
That happens to be the E chord.
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Then the A chord.
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That's the D chord.
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And the G chord.
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And then the G seven, and then
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a C chord.
[MUSIC]
And then a
[MUSIC].
See, I'm hearing the harmony.
This helps me get more in tune.
If I can understand the chord changes I
could actually probably improvise over
these chord changes,m and that's one of
the things that makes baroque music and
jazz related is it's
an element of improvisation.
And when I did play the first part,
I improvised a few little
things on the melody.
Instead of playing it straight
[MUSIC]
I did a few little
[MUSIC].
Because the harmonica
allowed me to do it too.
I thought, why not?
And a lot of times when they repeat
section in baroque music the musicians in
that time were expected to improvise a
little bit on the melodies in the repeats.
So I'm trying to play within the style but
also in that tradition.
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