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The Resource The everything harmonica book : learn the basics and play your favorite songs, Douglas Lichterman, Blake Brocksmith, and Gary Dorfman

The everything harmonica book : learn the basics and play your favorite songs, Douglas Lichterman, Blake Brocksmith, and Gary Dorfman

Label
The everything harmonica book : learn the basics and play your favorite songs
Title
The everything harmonica book
Title remainder
learn the basics and play your favorite songs
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Lichterman, Blake Brocksmith, and Gary Dorfman
Title variation
Harmonica book
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Step-by-step instructions and exercises explain how to play the harmonica, with information on the instrument's history, techniques, and place in popular music, and a CD with additional songs and exercises
Member of
Dewey number
788.82193
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The everything series
Label
The everything harmonica book : learn the basics and play your favorite songs, Douglas Lichterman, Blake Brocksmith, and Gary Dorfman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Book with CD
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 cm.).
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Top Ten Things You'll Learn From This Book -- Let's Start -- First Things First: Types of Harmonicas -- Different Keys: Highs and Lows -- Harmonica Brand Names -- What Harmonica Should You Buy? -- Maintenance and Repair -- A Look Inside -- The Ten Holes -- Twenty Reeds -- Blow Notes and Draw Notes -- The Three Octaves -- The Major Scale -- Holes 4 Through 7 -- Breathing Patterns -- Chords -- Understanding Rhythm -- When to Play -- Counting -- Time Signatures -- Note Length Values -- Tap Your Foot -- Metronome Usage -- One Note at a Time -- Relax and Get Comfortable -- Breath Control -- How to Hold Your Harmonica -- Techniques for Playing Single Notes -- Exercises for Playing Single Notes -- Bending Notes -- Bent and Blue Notes on Your Harmonica -- Draw Bends -- Blow Bends and Overblows -- Classic Riffs with Draw Bends -- Trills -- Slurs -- Exercises for Playing Bends -- Rhythm Accompaniment -- Advanced Tongue Techniques -- Articulation Syllables -- Simple Rhythms and Syncopated Rhythms -- Rhythmic Exercises -- Melody and Chording Together -- Arpeggios -- Harmonica Tablature -- Reading Music for Harmonica -- Counting -- Hole Numbers and Note Names -- The Arrow System -- Bends -- Simple Notation -- Exercises for Reading Tablature -- Playing in Key Positions -- Song Key, Harp Key Tuning -- First Position -- First-Position Licks -- Second Position, or Cross Harp -- Second-Position Licks -- Third Position -- Third-Position Licks -- More Positions -- Songs You Can Play in First Position -- Playing Melody -- Well-Known Folk Melodies You Can Play -- Exercises for First-Position Play -- Beautiful Is Better Than Loud! -- Playing by Ear (Picking Out Melodies in First Position) -- Play with Confidence -- Practicing -- Why Practice? -- Regular Times -- Get Organized, Be Prepared -- Relax and Focus -- Listening Is Practicing Too -- Break It Down -- Slow Down -- Evaluate Yourself Honestly, but Stay Positive -- Have Fun! -- Improvisation -- What Is Improvisation? -- Components of Improvisation -- Phrasing -- Roots and Fifths -- 12-Bar Blues -- Tone -- Ensemble Playing -- Bandstand Etiquette -- Playing Along with Recordings -- Harmonica Gear and Accessories -- Microphones -- Amplifiers -- Effects Boxes -- Customizing -- Cables and Adapters -- Minor-Key Tunings -- Harmonica Legends -- Little Walter Jacobs -- Big Walter Horton -- John Lee Williamson, aka Sonny Boy Williamson I -- Rice Miller, aka Sonny Boy Williamson II -- Sonny Terry -- James Cotton -- Junior Wells -- George "Harmonica" Smith, aka Little George Smith, Harmonica King, Little Walter Jr. -- Big Mama Thornton -- Jimmy Reed -- Carey Bell -- Paul Oscher -- Modern Masters -- Kim Wilson -- Billy Branch -- Rod Piazza -- Mark Hummel -- Annie Raines -- Rick Estrin -- Charlie Musselwhite -- Gary Primich -- Charlie McCoy -- Norton Buffalo -- Mickey Rafael -- Adam Gussow -- Magic Dick -- Howard Levy -- William Clarke -- Toots Thielemans -- Rockers Who Popularized the Harmonica -- Mick Jagger -- John Lennon -- Bob Dylan -- Neil Young -- John Popper -- Sugar Blue -- Bruce Springsteen -- John Sebastian -- Stevie Wonder -- Bob Hite -- Chrissie Hynde -- Paul Butterfield -- The Essential Harmonica Recordings -- Resources for Further Study
Control code
sky200714601
Dimensions
24 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiii, 191 pages
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598694826
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Kind of cutting
unknown
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Lccn
rcl00061452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
045079904828
Other physical details
illustrations
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The everything harmonica book : learn the basics and play your favorite songs, Douglas Lichterman, Blake Brocksmith, and Gary Dorfman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Book with CD
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 cm.).
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Top Ten Things You'll Learn From This Book -- Let's Start -- First Things First: Types of Harmonicas -- Different Keys: Highs and Lows -- Harmonica Brand Names -- What Harmonica Should You Buy? -- Maintenance and Repair -- A Look Inside -- The Ten Holes -- Twenty Reeds -- Blow Notes and Draw Notes -- The Three Octaves -- The Major Scale -- Holes 4 Through 7 -- Breathing Patterns -- Chords -- Understanding Rhythm -- When to Play -- Counting -- Time Signatures -- Note Length Values -- Tap Your Foot -- Metronome Usage -- One Note at a Time -- Relax and Get Comfortable -- Breath Control -- How to Hold Your Harmonica -- Techniques for Playing Single Notes -- Exercises for Playing Single Notes -- Bending Notes -- Bent and Blue Notes on Your Harmonica -- Draw Bends -- Blow Bends and Overblows -- Classic Riffs with Draw Bends -- Trills -- Slurs -- Exercises for Playing Bends -- Rhythm Accompaniment -- Advanced Tongue Techniques -- Articulation Syllables -- Simple Rhythms and Syncopated Rhythms -- Rhythmic Exercises -- Melody and Chording Together -- Arpeggios -- Harmonica Tablature -- Reading Music for Harmonica -- Counting -- Hole Numbers and Note Names -- The Arrow System -- Bends -- Simple Notation -- Exercises for Reading Tablature -- Playing in Key Positions -- Song Key, Harp Key Tuning -- First Position -- First-Position Licks -- Second Position, or Cross Harp -- Second-Position Licks -- Third Position -- Third-Position Licks -- More Positions -- Songs You Can Play in First Position -- Playing Melody -- Well-Known Folk Melodies You Can Play -- Exercises for First-Position Play -- Beautiful Is Better Than Loud! -- Playing by Ear (Picking Out Melodies in First Position) -- Play with Confidence -- Practicing -- Why Practice? -- Regular Times -- Get Organized, Be Prepared -- Relax and Focus -- Listening Is Practicing Too -- Break It Down -- Slow Down -- Evaluate Yourself Honestly, but Stay Positive -- Have Fun! -- Improvisation -- What Is Improvisation? -- Components of Improvisation -- Phrasing -- Roots and Fifths -- 12-Bar Blues -- Tone -- Ensemble Playing -- Bandstand Etiquette -- Playing Along with Recordings -- Harmonica Gear and Accessories -- Microphones -- Amplifiers -- Effects Boxes -- Customizing -- Cables and Adapters -- Minor-Key Tunings -- Harmonica Legends -- Little Walter Jacobs -- Big Walter Horton -- John Lee Williamson, aka Sonny Boy Williamson I -- Rice Miller, aka Sonny Boy Williamson II -- Sonny Terry -- James Cotton -- Junior Wells -- George "Harmonica" Smith, aka Little George Smith, Harmonica King, Little Walter Jr. -- Big Mama Thornton -- Jimmy Reed -- Carey Bell -- Paul Oscher -- Modern Masters -- Kim Wilson -- Billy Branch -- Rod Piazza -- Mark Hummel -- Annie Raines -- Rick Estrin -- Charlie Musselwhite -- Gary Primich -- Charlie McCoy -- Norton Buffalo -- Mickey Rafael -- Adam Gussow -- Magic Dick -- Howard Levy -- William Clarke -- Toots Thielemans -- Rockers Who Popularized the Harmonica -- Mick Jagger -- John Lennon -- Bob Dylan -- Neil Young -- John Popper -- Sugar Blue -- Bruce Springsteen -- John Sebastian -- Stevie Wonder -- Bob Hite -- Chrissie Hynde -- Paul Butterfield -- The Essential Harmonica Recordings -- Resources for Further Study
Control code
sky200714601
Dimensions
24 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
xiii, 191 pages
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598694826
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Kind of cutting
unknown
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Lccn
rcl00061452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
045079904828
Other physical details
illustrations
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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