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Introduction

Basic Definitions
 
How a Harmonica Works

Breathing
   Resonance

Holding the Harp

Techniques and Examples

Which Harp to Get

Embouchure

Tab Notation


Note Layout

Bending

Vibrato

Tone

Overblows and Overdraw

Amplified Harp
        Amp's
        Mic's
        Effects

Positions

Circle of 5ths

Note Layout on a Keyboard

Note Layout on Manuscript
 
Layout Generator

Layout Description

Key of C Layouts

Chords
    Basic Diatonic Chords

Arpeggios

How to Play Blues
    The Blues Scales
    Second Position
    Third Position
    First Position
    Blues Theme 101, Cross Harp
    101 in Straight Harp

Musical Vision

Motivated Notes

Improvising Over Chords

Improvising with Melodic Rhythm

Composed Improvisation

Breathing Patterns

Odd Rhythms

Speed

Special Tunings

Practice Tips

Maintenance
   
Tuning
   
Reed Gapping
    Reed Slot Embossing
    Reed Replacement
    Valves
    Cleaning

Harp Physics

Tubes

Contributed Articles

    Joe Filisko:
        On Howard Levy: A Letter to Harp-L


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