Advice 1: How to play the harmonica

The accordion is a popular instrument that could be seen in almost any village fete.
How to play the harmonica

On both sides of the bellows of an accordion, designed for playability, you'll keyboard. The right keyboard is used by the musician to fulfilling melody, and the left keyboard is required to create the accompaniment. There are several different types of this famous folk instrument, but the principle remains the same, regardless of the harmonica what type you play. The most common types of single-row accordions are "accordion", "Livenka", Tula accordion. Among two-row accordions greatest popularity was received with "harmonics" and "Russian wreath". To play the harmonica relies on simple and tasteful, a real accordion is always developing his own performance style, but to start learning to play this instrument should be with the basics.

  1. Remember that sometimes in order to learn to play the harmonica simple tunes or ditties, it is enough even one evening.
  2. Accordion is created in order to fulfill her popular folk songs or tunes. Playing classical music on harmonica is not necessary – it is not designed for that it is better to prefer the accordion or accordion.
  3. Folk musician does not have to be extremely skilful and technical. The main thing – remember that the accordion always requires confidence in your game and in your own manner of execution. A real accordion does not limit your game to only those that know how to fingering he plays and soul, and body.
  4. To start learning to play the harmonica with his left hand. Do not immediately attempt to pick up the right hand on adilkah any favorite folk tunes – is the wrong approach. In order to properly execute any melody, first with the left hand pick up it is harmony. Remember that without the participation of the left hand nor one tune will not work, but without the participation of the right hand – no problem.
  5. Usually the first songs that a beginner is learning the accordion, have become popular ditties – these verses are fulfilled under the most simple and straightforward song that you can learn, even a person who is not well versed in folk music.

Advice 2: How to learn to play the harmonica

The harmonica is a very common musical instrument. The sound in this instrument is played by fluctuations of copper plates that are inside of an accordion. In order to learn to play this instrument, you need to know three basic techniques of production of lips and tongue, on the harmonica – whistle, the u-shaped lock, lock tongue.
How to learn to play the harmonica
The technique of whistling.

Inexperienced accordion the first thing I try to play one note of this technique. She is fairly easy to learn, but at the same time it is limiting.

That would play a whistle, you need to:

1. Purse your lips as when whistling.

2. Take the harmonica in your lips, keeping their position.

3. Choose any one hole in the harmonica, then try to focus your lips on this area. Direct the air flow directly through the hole. If you hear clear sound, it means that your lips are in the correct position.
The U-lock.

This technique requires that you "turned" the language in the letter "U", while the right and left side of the tongue will block the extreme holes.

1. Taking a harmonica in the mouth, try to cover 3 holes.

2. The tip of the tongue will place it in the hole that you want to play.

3. Turning the language of surly "U", close the two outer holes, the Central should be open. Inhale and exhale.

When you learn to reproduce clear sound in one hole, try to move to the other. Exercising thus soon you will be able to play melodies up and down.
The technique of blocking language.

To isolate holes from play the sound uses the tongue and lips. This technique is the most popular among advanced harmonica players, because it's the easiest way of adjustment from the notes of a chord.

To use this technique you need:

1. Take a harmonica in the mouth, at the same time try to keep it as deep as possible, but allowing you to breathe freely.

2. Lips cover the 4 holes.

3. His tongue out, move it in a corner that it covers the 3 extreme of the hole.

4. Inhale and exhale. At this position of the tongue, the air should pass only through the one open hole. If you can not get a clean sound the first time, relax your tongue and try again.

Advice 3: How to play the accordion

The skill of accordion virtuosos opened this tool the way in the best concert halls in the world. At the same time folk performers often play the accordion, not even knowing the notes. Of course, in order to perform the most difficult classical works, takes a long time to learn, and a good teacher. But to learn to play simple melodies you can own.
The keyboard of the accordion arranged in the same way as the piano
You will need
  • - accordion;
  • - learn to play the accordion;
  • diagram fifths of a circle;
  • diagram of the keyboard;
  • - a collection of scales and chords;
  • notes for accordion;
  • - ciprovci familiar songs.
Many folk musicians choose melody and chords by ear, the benefit of the accordion design allows it. But it will go much faster if you learn the notes and simple tone sequence. Chords in any work placed in a certain order. In this sense, the push button mechanism of the accordion and other instruments is arranged very rationally. Let's start with the right hand. Learn the notes and their location on the keyboard. It is very similar to piano. The sound octave "to" located below the group of two black keys, "d" is between two black keys, "mi" above this group, etc. Keep in mind that the accordion at the top and the bottom octave are most often incomplete.
Learn to play simple melodies with one hand. Better if they are written in a major key. Carefully watch the movement of the bellows. The music is normally indicated when fur needs to stretch or shrink. Keep the air in the instrument was always full compression is possible only in some cases. Learn to push the fur evenly. Do it slowly at first, then try it in different tempos.
The accompaniment of many musical works you can imagine in the form of a scheme "T–S-D-T", where T is the main chord, or tonic chord, S – chord built on the subdominant, i.e. in the fourth stage, and D is the triad built on the fifth degree, or dominant. Learn to identify steps. So, in C major the subdominant is the note f, and the dominant salt. It is very helpful to learn the letter designations of different keys, it will help when reading cifrovik. Touch of a button accordion. Find the middle of the row, furthest away from the bellows. Here you will find a small notch. This is the ultimate sound. Middle buttons in the remaining rows is the chords are built from notes to. Accordions come in different designs, so click each of these buttons and listen for which chord it gives – one octave, C major, C minor or seventh chord from the sound.
Take the circuit of fifths circle. The fact that all the buttons of an accordion are arranged in accordance with this scheme, so that on one side of the button "to" will be "C" and "d" (or "si" and "C sharp"), and "FA" and "Sol". By the way, they too can be marked with icons that easily palpated. Try to play a simple square according to the scheme. If you replace the legend these sounds, the order will be like this: "do-FA-Sol-do", "C-F-G-C". Make the same scheme as for other keys, at least for the most common.
Join the accompaniment with the melody. Where to change the chords shown in ciprovci. As soon as you get a quick change of chords, try a little to perfect accompaniment. For example, in several places instead of triads fifth stage to take the dominant seventh chord occurs.
Look closely at the fifths circle. Also, the collection schemes. You will see that each major key corresponds to the parallel minor with same number of key characters. For example, for C major it would be La minor, Sol major – e minor, d major, b minor, etc. there are different types of minor – natural, harmonic and melodic. It is important to consider when selecting accompaniment. For example, in popular songs often other applies the harmonic minor with the raised seventh degree. If you try to build the accompaniment chords already on the proposed scheme, the natural a-minor for tonic minor chord going to d major and e minor, and a harmonic chord of the fifth degree is major.
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