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Harmonica Lessons: "Bartok Rumanian Dance #2"

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[MUSIC]
This is Bartok's second
Romanian Dance, it's in D minor.
The easiest key harmonica to
play it on is the C harp.
[SOUND] And t goes like this.
[MUSIC]
Just goes up the Dorian mode.
[MUSIC]
And
then it goes into C,
it's modal.
[MUSIC]
So in the performance,
I'm gonna play it
in that octave, and
I'm also gonna play
it in the lower octave, and
then I'm also gonna
play it on a G harp.
I just picked up one of these Hohner
crossovers, so it's gonna cross harp.
[MUSIC]
It's Dorian mode, second position.
[MUSIC]
It fits really well there,
and you have to have very good control
over the second hole draw bend,
the third hole draw bend to
be able to get that F, E.
[MUSIC]
But it's
not impossible.
It's really intermediate level playing.
So, here we go.
I have a little part that I
just put on my keyboard, and
there's also a backing
track that I recorded.
[MUSIC]
So
when I play
it in the lower
register, you
need to
control.
[MUSIC]
That third position scale that uses,
that plays the F and the A.
[MUSIC]
Previous Dorian modal exercises
are a good thing to look
at before you do that.
And now I'm going to perform
that on the G harmonica.
[MUSIC]
So you just
need intermediate
skills, no note,
no over blowing,
to play this piece.
And if you just play it, starting on
the fourth hole draw on the C harp,
a beginner could even play this piece
if you have good facility, okay?
[MUSIC]