Tunes for a small harmonica by Barbara Wersba

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StatementBarbara Wersba.
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Pagination159p. ;
Number of Pages159
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ISBN 100330292528

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Barbara /5(7). Tunes that your listening friends would like to hear. Tried-and-true harmonica tunes. Some well-known tunes feature harmonica either as the lead instrument or as a prominent accompaniment. This existing harmonica repertoire is worth exploring.

The tunes work, audiences know them, and you’ll really advance your playing by learning them. The Hohner Harmonica Songbook, published by Hohner, Inc., is an instruction book for a 4-hole Hohner harmonica, included with the book.

This 4-hole harmonica is about the same size as a regular hole harmonica, but has only 4 holes, like the Little Lady harp, but longer, left to right.

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Given the small size of the harmonica and seeing how harmonica players seem to just blow and press the instrument, you might think that you can just buy one and play from it naturally. Like any other instrument, it requires a great deal of mastery and being in tune with how it works.

harmonica you choose. If you want to play along with a band or an original recording, you will need to find out the key of the song and use the appropriate key harmonica (refer to the Blues DVDs for understanding how to do this).

If you’re trying to learn a song and it’s not going well, move on to a different song that’s easier for you. Tunes for a Small Harmonica: A Novel by Wersba, Barbara and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Tunes for a Small Harmonica: a Novel by Wersba, Barbara - AbeBooks.

E-book; One to one lessons; Easy harmonica songs for beginners (with tabs) Autor: Bruno Berloto. Publicado: 29 March, Actualizado: 28 September, 52 comentarios. Here are 7 perfect songs for the harmonica beginner. All the notes are in the middle register: holes 4, 5, and 6 – the easiest notes to play!.

For example, there are harmonica books mainly about blues, jazz, or country music. However, it is important to ensure that the basics are covered in the book, so you have a good foundation as a harmonica player. Overall, the best books teach you the techniques using a fun approach that encourages you to practice very often.

This is such a wonderful book. Quirky, unique, moving, and VERY funny. I have re-read it many times. Barbara Wersba's writing style is so wonderfully funny.

Can't recommend this book highly enough., it is listed incorrectly on this site as being for baby-preschool. It is a YA fiction book, actually/5. These songs are all widely known melodies and popular to play on harmonica. For anyone interested, you can learn all of these and more in the Basic Harmonica section of Howard Levy's harmonica lessons at ArtistWorks.

Since harmonica sounds so earthy, it easily fits with rural styles such as Americana, Country and Folk music.

“Amazing Grace” The words and music for “Amazing Grace” existed independently before they were united inand together they’ve become one of the world’s best-loved hymns. Here, you see the tune played in the key of F on a C-harmonica (this is called 12th position).

The melody to “Amazing Grace” exists in many different versions. NEUMA Harmonica 10 Holes 20 Tunes Mouth Organ Blues Deluxe Harmonica, Key of C Major for Beginner, Adults, Kids Gift, Professional with Case and Cleaning Cloth, Black out of 5 stars £ Hohner MX Special 20 G Harmonica out of 5 stars £ Easiest Harmonica Songbook Ever!: Songs for Blues Harp in C.

Reviews: This book of easy tunes is for all beginning harmonica players. No prior playing experience or note reading ability is required. The solos are written in both standard notation and tablature. The book includes a pleasing variety of folk songs that are melodic and accessible including French, Afro-American, Mexican, Caribbean, Patriotic, Country and Bluegrass.

NEUMA Harmonica 10 Holes 20 Tunes Mouth Organ Blues Deluxe Harmonica, Key of C Major for Beginner, Adults, Kids Gift, Professional with Case and Cleaning Cloth, Black out of 5 stars £ £ 4.

99 £ £ This book contains well-known Irish jigs, reels, hornpipes, set dances, O'Carolan tunes, folksongs, ballads, airs and waltzes. These wonderful Irish melodies are written in harmonica tablature and standard notation for use on the hole chromatic, standard hole diatonic, and tremolo harmonica.

Weiser has since written instructional books and columns focusing on playing tunes on the harmonica. " This book features 57 reels, 27 jigs, 12 hornpipes and a half-dozen waltzes, most of which are designed for a hole diatonic harmonica (although some require a hole diatonic).


lot of 5 harmonica instruction books vintage and Modern. To participate in the course Solo-Tuned Harmonica (Part I — Diatonic), the student must have: • a hole solo-tuned diatonic harmonica in the key of C, or • a or hole chromatic harmonica in the key of C.

All of the material covered in this course pertains to the solo-tuned diatonic harmonica. Finding Good Harmonicas for Playing Blues Music. Blues is played mostly on two types of harmonica, diatonic and way, the really important things about a harmonica are that it be airtight, in tune, and not likely to make you bleed, turn green, or otherwise endanger your health.

20 notes of the diatonic harmonica cover a range of three octaves. They are arranged in such a way that only the middle octave contains a complete eight-note scale. How to play the diatonic harmonica in the key of C: 1.

Hold the harmonica with one hand at each end, with the numbers facing you. Low notes are on the left and high notes are on the. In she was nominated for the prestigious National Book Award for Tunes for a Small Harmonica. In addition, Wersba worked for many years as an author for the New York Times Review of Books.

Inshe founded her own, small publishing house with The Bookman Press. She is best known for her work for young adolescents.

For instance, if you take a C-harmonica and play it in G, you don’t get a G major scale. Instead, you get the key of G flavored by the notes of the C scale.

Many folk tunes use these modes, so playing harmonica in positions is a natural fit for folk tunes. Use note bending to create missing notes. Thanks so much for the free the free Christmas music. I have the dbl 24 key harmonica too that I would like to learn how to play.

I would like to learn how to play “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban, if you can get that on for some free harmonica songs next time. Top Harmonica Ebook Free To Dowwnload. Download Complete Harmonica Ebook Free:Of course our shared ebook harmonica list is free,for non-commercial the purpose of sharing knowledge with the community,we do not require you to buy or sponsor us any you feel that one of the shared ebooks is good and valuable,donate to the author[ ].

In this course, Ben "Harmonica" Hewlett introduces eight original tunes on harmonica to help strengthen your skills.

Follow along with Ben's play-along sessions, audio clips, and written instructions to practice playing these rich bluesy (and funky!) tunes. Along the way, Ben introduces improvisation techniques and the essential pentatonic.

NEW!!. Renaissance Dances for the Small Harp. This book has 21 Stately Court Dances from lute and other instrumental literature in a lovely spiral bound book. Renaissance Dances for the Small Harp, by Deborah Dahl Shanks, is arranged for smaller harps, later beginner to intermediate levels in the key of C.

The Renaissance era () was a. It is a toy. If you are serious about buying a harmonica you want to pay more than $10 for the decent quality instrument.

Key of C or G. Most harmonicas come in the key of C. That just means when you tune you don’t have to transpose your note. If you play a C on the keyboard to tune then you play C on your harmonica.

Learning to play the harmonica starts with playing a single melody with either a pucker or tongue block — and knowing how to read harmonica tablature (tab), how to play a harmonica in position, and knowing the positions for the 12 harmonica keys.

Her “Tunes for a Small Harmonica” was a National Book Award finalist inand the American Library Association honored her novels, including “The Carnival in My Mind” () and. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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Of course, the word "diatonic" applies not just to hole harps but also to the holes (Glenn Weiser's excellent book/CD set on Irish and American fiddle tunes for harmonica recommends these for many tunes) and, not least, to tremolo harps which, before Brendan Power, Mick Kinsella and James Conway came along, were the harmonicas most.

Sadly, the Chordomonica is no longer available and some of the other models mentioned in the book have also vanished, but the book still contains some good tunes and useful advice. Availability via Amazon seems a little variable, but I believe the book "You Can Teach Yourself Harmonica" is a reprint of this title with a horrible new cover.

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She is best-known as a co-star of the TV series thirtysomething, for which she won an Emmy in A: The most popular harmonica for a complete beginner is a 10 hole Diatonic or Blues harmonica in the key of C. Most starter tuition books are accompanied by a CD in that same key (C) with tunes and instruction for you to play along to.

do prices start from. A: Starter harmonicas compared to most instruments can be very affordable. The Harmonica Tunes Collection; The Hohner Little Lady is the same as holes on a standard-tuned harmonica.

With our books, such as Funky Nursery and Funky Xmas fromyou can play along to the 20 or so tunes on your mini harp. The play-along tracks are in four different versions to make them easy to learn and they.The harmonica may be small, but it can produce great sounding, powerful music with an emotionally expressive quality which is hard to equal.

Small enough to made it easy to learn to play simple tunes with only a little practise and it was this fact which first made the harmonica popular. However, as has been the case with other instruments.

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