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Harmonica Lessons: "Wildwood Flower"

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[MUSIC]
So here's Wildwood Flower for
intermediate players.
I have a beginning version of it,
which you should also check out because
it explains the structure of the tune.
And so, for its first position.
[MUSIC]
I'm bending
the notes in this one.
[MUSIC]
That's
an idea of it
in 3 octaves.
In G, 1st position.
Then when you play it in cross.
[MUSIC]
It's on G harp by the way,
in case anyone didn't know.
[MUSIC]
Or.
[MUSIC]
And
then in
twelfth.
[MUSIC]
I'm avoiding the fourth note of the scale.
[MUSIC]
It's an overflow and
intermediate players don't
know how to do that yet.
[MUSIC]
If you want
to try to play it
in tune down here.
[MUSIC]
It involves bending the third hole draw
down to E.
If you're on a G harp,
don't forget it's a whole step.
[MUSIC]
And then letting it up a half step to F,
and then fourth hole blow.
[MUSIC]
Here's to play the F
anywhere else involves
[MUSIC]
overblow.
[MUSIC]
Now these licks sound
really great in this key.
So it's just the way to encouraging you
intermediate players to start playing in
the twelfth position, first flat position,
key of C on a G harp,
key of F on a C harp.
So now I'm going to play along with
the track which involves playing
Wildwood Flower twice
in each of these keys.
Twice in G first position.
Twice in D cross second position,
and twice in C, which is twelfth.
Here we go.
[MUSIC]