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Harmonica Lessons: Transposing: "Mary Had a Little Lamb" in F

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[MUSIC]
So now I'll start going down
through the flat positions.
So to play in the key of F, which is the
one white key we haven't played in yet.
I call it first flat.
Its 12fth position.
If you go around all twelve-fifths,
you get to F.
[MUSIC]
That's
the 12th.
So we start on F.
[MUSIC]
So we wanna play Mary Had a Little Lamb.
[MUSIC]
And
the octave
higher.
[MUSIC]
And
even the third
octave.
[MUSIC]
It's
very easy to play
the melody.
That's why I was clowning
around a little bit for you.
So now we're gonna go down
to the 11th position.
We're gonna go backwards in fifths,
down in fifths.
[MUSIC]
Or you can go up in fourths because
a fifth and a fourth are the same
things inverted as each other.
In other words, if you go up, from C to F.
That is a fourth.
If you go down from C to F,
the same notes,
the size of this interval is a fifth.
So, eventually you'll learn how
to hear intervals sizes going
down as well as going up.
So, for now I'll just go up in fourths,
how's that?
[MUSIC]
So I went from C to F, and
now I'm gonna go up
fourth from F to not B.
That's the purple haze interval.
If you go up a fourth.
[SOUND] Because you've learned to
identify this sound with your ears, it's
the beginning of the bugle called [SOUND]
[MUSIC]
So now we're B flat.
We're in the first key on the harmonica
where it's not a white key.
There's no B flats available on
the harmonica unless you bend or
overblow to get them.
The first B flat on the harmonica is
the third hole draw bent down a half step.
[MUSIC]
[LAUGH]
[MUSIC]
The second octave, [NOISE]
the B flat higher
than that is sixth
hole overblow.
[MUSIC]