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    The Hal Leonard Harmonica Method is designed for anyone just learning to play the C diatonic harmonica. This easy-to-use guide provides step-by-step lessons and many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. Video tutorials and demonstrations by harmonica teacher and author Lil' Rev are also included!

    The method covers: harmonica basics; standard notation and harmonica tablature; playing single notes and melodies; playing chords and accompaniment; playing in different registers; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions; tongue techniques; hand tremolo and using mutes; playing octaves; blues songs, licks, and patterns; bending notes; playing in minor keys; many songs in different styles; video tutorials; and more!
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  • Introduction
  • Holding the Harmonica
  • Reading Harmonica Music

Notes
Rests
Staff
Number/Arrow System
 

  • Playing Single Notes

Lip Pursing
C Major Scale
 

  • Let's Play Some Tunes
  • The High Register

Partial Chords
 

  • Skill Building with Fiddle Tunes

Position Playing
High-Register Melody
Double Tonguing
 

  • Rhythm and Accompaniment
  • Understanding I-IV-V
  • Basic 12-Bar Blues
  • Tongue Technique

Tongue Slap
Kissing the Harmonica
 

  • Rhythmic Agility Exercises
  • Hand Tremolo Technique

How to Do It
Hand Tremolo Practice Tunes
Playing Tremolo with Mutes
Mute Showpiece 
Arpeggio Exercise
 

  • Cross Harp - 2nd Position

The Blues Scale
No-Bend Cross-Harp Licks
Boogie and Shuffle Blues Patterns
 

  • Cross-Harp Agility Exercises

Triplets
 

  • Playing Octaves

Using Octaves in Blues
 

  • Ten Tips for Great Harp Tone
  • Bending Notes

Getting Started
Holes 1-3
Holes 4-6
The Headshake
Standard Blues Licks
Two Bending Hacks
 

  • Bending the Blues

Songs with Bends
Exercises and Songs
Talking Harmonica
 

  • Playing in Minor Keys - 3rd Position

Songs in Minor Keys

Hal Leonard Harmonica Method - Book 1 for C Diatonic Harmonica

taught by Lil' Rev

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The Hal Leonard Harmonica Method is designed for anyone just learning to play the C diatonic harmonica. This easy-to-use guide provides step-by-step lessons and many fun songs of different styles to learn and play. Video tutorials and demonstrations by harmonica teacher and author Lil' Rev are also included!

The method covers: harmonica basics; standard notation and harmonica tablature; playing single notes and melodies; playing chords and accompaniment; playing in different registers; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions; tongue techniques; hand tremolo and using mutes; playing octaves; blues songs, licks, and patterns; bending notes; playing in minor keys; many songs in different styles; video tutorials; and more!
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  • Introduction
  • Holding the Harmonica
  • Reading Harmonica Music

Notes
Rests
Staff
Number/Arrow System
 

  • Playing Single Notes

Lip Pursing
C Major Scale
 

  • Let's Play Some Tunes
  • The High Register

Partial Chords
 

  • Skill Building with Fiddle Tunes

Position Playing
High-Register Melody
Double Tonguing
 

  • Rhythm and Accompaniment
  • Understanding I-IV-V
  • Basic 12-Bar Blues
  • Tongue Technique

Tongue Slap
Kissing the Harmonica
 

  • Rhythmic Agility Exercises
  • Hand Tremolo Technique

How to Do It
Hand Tremolo Practice Tunes
Playing Tremolo with Mutes
Mute Showpiece 
Arpeggio Exercise
 

  • Cross Harp - 2nd Position

The Blues Scale
No-Bend Cross-Harp Licks
Boogie and Shuffle Blues Patterns
 

  • Cross-Harp Agility Exercises

Triplets
 

  • Playing Octaves

Using Octaves in Blues
 

  • Ten Tips for Great Harp Tone
  • Bending Notes

Getting Started
Holes 1-3
Holes 4-6
The Headshake
Standard Blues Licks
Two Bending Hacks
 

  • Bending the Blues

Songs with Bends
Exercises and Songs
Talking Harmonica
 

  • Playing in Minor Keys - 3rd Position

Songs in Minor Keys