Positions for Blues

Harmonica 1st Position 2nd Position 3rd Position

in

Key-label of the harmonica

(straight)

Commonly used for simple melodies and a folk-rock style. Your basic starting and/or ending place would be hole 4 blow.

(cross)

The most common position for blues, country, and rock. Your basic starting and/or ending place (point of resolution) would be hole 2 draw.

(double cross)

Great for songs in minor keys and minor blues. Your basic starting and/or ending place (point of resolution) would be hole 4 draw.


 

If the song is in the you should play a harmonica in second position, or you

play a harmonica in third position.

 

The German "H" is the international "B" on all of the SEYDEL instruments.

The German "B" equates the international "Bb".


Thanks to Harmonicaclub.com


 

>The circle of fifths

back

Print view

JavaScript is disabled. Unfortunately you can not use the services of the shop not or only partially.