This book contains 138 well-known Irish jigs, reels, hornpipes, set dances, OâCarolan tunes, folksongs, ballads, airs and waltzes. These wonderful Irish melodies are written in harmonica tablature and standard notation for use on the 12-hole chromatic, standard 10-hole diatonic, and tremolo harmonica. Learning these melodies will enhance your playing skills as well as your repertoire. The stereo online recording includes a selection of 25 melodies from the book. Includes access to the online audio recording.
The harmonica is one of the most traditional musical instruments in America. Millions are sold each year, but there are few high quality, comprehensive instructional manuals for new harmonica players. This bestselling book has been completely updated, with dozens of new songs and a professionally mastered audio CD. â¢ Over 100 songs, both traditional and original to this book â¢ Detailed instructions on playing, including photos to illustrate positions and techniques â¢ Buying tips and interesting historical facts about famous players â¢ Authors are professional musicians â¢ The most comprehensive music lists featuring nearly every style of playing and category of song â¢ Over 80 riffs and songs performed on the special audio CD â¢ Comprehensive resource guides
(Guitar). Paul Butterfield Teaches Blues Harmonica is part of the Listen and Learn series from Homespun. Paul explains some of his playing techniques that made him famous such as note-bending, tongue-blocking, and tremolo. Includes online access to audio for download or streaming, using the unique code inside this book. Now including PLAYBACK+, a multifunctional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right available exclusively from Hal Leonard.
A handy chart showing in considerable detail procedures for pinpointing and fixing common harmonica problems. An ideal publication for keeping your harmonica working properly and sounding clean and clear! Includes maintenance, repair, cleaning tips, reed alignment, reed adjustment, reed action and response, tuning, reed enhancement, wind saver care, and valve placement.
Now is your chance to learn to play the harmonica with this all-in-one kit! Learn to play Harmonica comes with lessons, instructional CD, and your own harmonica.
There's something about a harmonica that brings a smile to anyone's face. This is your chance to play harmonica with local musicians, solo on stage, or by yourself for the love of music.Â Learn to Play Harmonica gives you everything you need to learn to play this fantastic instrument, and learn quickly.
This all-inclusive instructional guide come with a 200-page instructional booklet and a 10-hold, diatonic harmonica. Each chapter features clear instruction to playing songs and licks for you to enjoy working on.Â
This stylish design of the book, along with the interior photographs, illustrations, and diagrams make the learning process simple and fun for beginners. Having fun is the best way to learn, and this book is designed to make the process fun as it is engaging!
Blues Harmonica Level 1, within the School of the Blues Lesson Series, is an exciting beginning blues harmonica course. The ideas presented are solid in the blues tradition with great sounding bluesy licks to play, even at the beginning level! Phrasing Concepts (how small pieces of music, called licks, are organized to create a pleasing solo), 12 Bar Blues Theory, Vibrato, Shakes and Tongue Blocking are covered. Recording includes all harmonica parts notated in the book with accompaniment music. This book and its online download recording use a 'C' and 'A' major diatonic harmonica.
This book aims to teach you the basics - rhythm and breathing; tunes will come later. This revolutionary approach has helped thousands of new harmonica players; now it's YOUR turn! Chugging is all about sound textures - rich train sounds, gruff blues and spiraling country dance beats. The whole method is aural - just put on the online audio download and follow the instructions - the book expands the music and puts it on paper for you.
(Music Sales America). This enjoyable introduction to harmonica lets you listen to the CD, practice the pieces in the book and then play along with the backing tracks. Starting Blues Harmonica has been created with adult beginners in mind. All the tunes have fantastic CD backing tracks recorded by a live band. As you gradually become familiar with different harp techniques, you'll progress from playing single notes and chords to performing proper blues pieces, bends and all! The book includes photographs and diagrams to make learning fast and fun. So if you're an aspiring blues musician, Starting Blues Harmonica is the number one method for you!
David Harp has taught thousands to play the harmonica, and in this revised edition with 30 percent new material, he makes it even easier. An illustrated instruction book, a CD of play-along music, and a "Mojo Deluxe" harmonica encourage would-be wailers to play the blues.