Exercises and tunes for diatonic harmonica

Exercises

Scale exercise

Melody line exercise

Train imitation

Tongue comp exercise

Comping exercise A

Ornament exercise #2

Ornament exercise #3

Double voice exercise

Bending exercise

 

Finnish and Nordic folk music tunes

Tutskovin polska (polska)

Oravaisten menuetti (minuet)

Raunon valssi (waltz)

Schottis från Övermark (schottische)

Vakavanha Väinämöinen (song tune)

Hoijakka (jouhikko tune)

Brudpolska efter Byss-Calle (polska)

Sandy’s Boys (fiddle tune)

Syrjälän Kaapon polska (polska)

Vals från Åsen (waltz)

Vanha Vinteriska (polka/schottische)

Grannas bastu (schottische)

Hevosen vaihtoa (polka)

Niittykosken polkka (polka)

Peli-Jussin syömämarssi (march)

Peltoniemen Hintriikin Surumarssi (march)

Polonessa Spoof (polonaise)

Jöns Lars Fars brudpolska (polska)

Rintalan Heikin polska (polska)

Seijarin polska (polska)

Pinnin polska (polska)

 

Irish, Scottish and North American folk music

Amazing grace#1

Amazing grace#2

The Kesh jig

Scarborough fair

1st August

McLeod’s Farewell

The Road to Errogie

Dowd’s Favourite

Donegal Reel / Dr. Gilbert

Merrily Kiss the Quarter / Frashers

Russ’s reel

The Last Pint

 

Blues (part of the links lead to site harptabs.com)

Blues 1

St. Louis Blues

Little Walter – Juke

Little Walter – My babe

Backing tracks for improvisation and jamming can be found from e. g. YouTube with search word ”Blues backing track”. E.g. playing with C harp 2nd position ->  ”Blues backing track G”.

Pop/rock (part of the links lead to site harmonica.com)

The Beatles – Love me do

The Beatles – Black bird

The Beatles – Let it be

The Beatles – With a Little Help from My Friends

Bob Dylan – Knockin’ on heaven’s door

Bob Marley – No woman no cry

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Have You Ever Seen The Rain

Creedence Clearwater Revival – Proud Mary

Elton John – Can you feel the love tonight

John Lennon – Imagine

Louis Armstrong – What a wonderful world

Neil Young – Heart of cold

Red hot chili peppers – Californication

Simon and Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence

 

Christmas songs

En etsi valtaa loistoa

Hei Tonttu-ukot hyppikää

Jouluyö, juhlayö

Joulupuu on rakennettu

Maa on niin kaunis

Me käymme joulun viettohon

Porsaita äidin

Tonttu

 

More folk music tunes: http://jamihuuliharppu.wordpress.com/

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