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Harmonica Lessons: Transposing: B Flat

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[MUSIC]
So to play, let's just try to play
the first five notes of
the scale from six overblow.
[MUSIC]
You need,
B flat, C.
I'll go down here,
[MUSIC]
B flat, C, D, E flat, F and
E flat on the top of the harmonica
is the eighth hole blow bend.
[MUSIC]
To do that in tune is not that simple.
[MUSIC]
So at this point, maybe it's a good thing
to practice playing
the entire scale of B flat.
[MUSIC]
If you need to check
your intonation you can
just do it on the piano.
[MUSIC]
You see how one thing
leads into another in music.
All of these things are connected.
They're connected with
your ability to hear, and
to think clearly, and transposing
a simple melody into a different key.
And if the simple melody doesn't have
all the notes of the scale in it,
that's why I picked this one, sometimes it
is helpful to play the whole scale to give
you the context that you're playing in.
[MUSIC]