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Harmonica Lessons: "How High the Moon" Ornithology: B Flat Harp

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And now I'm gonna do the same song,
playing it on a B flat harmonica.
So now, what we have,
when we start on G and go down to F and
go to E flat instead of starting in cross
harp, we're starting in fourth position.
But the 2/5 goes down to cross harp.
And then we
go to first flat.
This is
the Charlie Parker melody.
And then when it's in G minor,
we're in a minor position,
fourth naturally occurring,
the Aeolian mode on the B flat harmonica.
Because the B flat harmonica plays
cross harp in F sharp, a fifth higher.
And then one step up from
cross harp is fourth position.
It's another way of thinking of it.
Or, it's a minor third down from B flat,
which is G, fourth position.
So, we take advantage of the fact that
this harmonica can play fourth position
major and
fourth position minor very easily.
And these keys are very
comfortable to slide into.
All right, so here it is,
How High the Moon on a B flat harmonica.
>> One, two, three, four.