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Harmonica Lessons: New Scale Exercise

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Hi, this is a new scale exercise
that I've been practicing myself for
a while.
I figured I would tell you about
it because I included it in one
of the video exchanges.
It goes like this for
all you basic players.
Instead of going straight up in a line.
It skips a note.
So it's, one, two, three,
four, six, five, four, three, or.
Four blow, four draw,
five blow, five draw.
Six draw.
See, it skips from five draw to six draw.
then it goes down four notes in the scale.
And then we're at the second note.
It follows the same principle, but it's
just one more note and skipping a note.
Instead of just four notes up
It goes up five notes, but
it's actually going to
the sixth note of the scale.
And then the same thing starting
on the second note, which is D.
Jumping to B.
Skipping A.
So the outline of
the scale
is an interval
of a six.
of this exercise.
Now going
down we have
some choices
to make.
We could do
That's symmetrical.
So if we start up on the eighth hole blow,
And skip [SOUND] skip that note.
Now I've
gone down into this
first octave we're
going to need to
know how to bend.
But, I just wanted to give you the idea.
a good thing
to practice.
And there's lots of other types
of things you could do like this.
You could start making
up your own exercises.