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 Slant Harp ~ Harmonica Key of C

The Slant Harp blues harmonica method developed to take advantage of single "draw notes" of a diatonic harmonica. Also known as third position, the Slant Harp key equals the Flat 7 (VIIb) of the accompanying guitar key.

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The example below uses a C Harmonica to play in the Key of D.

  
     VIIb  ii  IV  VIIb  ii  IV  VIIb  ii  IV  VIIb    
  Blow   C  E  G  C  E  G  C  E  G  C   Blow 
  Hole   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10   Hole 
  Draw   D  G  B  D  F  A  B  D  F  A   Draw 
     I  IV  vi  I  IIIb  V  vi  I  IIIb  V