Selection Key Guide for Melody Maker™

Model 1910MM – Blue Label

If you want to play AFRO, CLAVE, REGGAE, WORLD BEAT, R&B, POP, COUNTRY, JAZZ STANDARDS music, we recommend that you purchase a Melody Maker™.

Available in 5 keys:

C, D, E, G, A

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This chart shows 4 fundamental, common playing positions (keys) of music that the Melody Maker harmonicas may be played in. The left column represents the key of the harmonica, labeled in 2nd Position (Cross Harp) which plays Major scale melodies starting from hole #2 draw.

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Key Charts for other Lee Oskar Tunings

standard
tuning

Major Diatonic

This is the Blues Harmonica.

The traditional, standard tuning for playing BLUES, FOLK, ROCK, COUNTRY, POP

altered
tuning

Natural Minor

Play many kinds of minor music.

MINOR BLUES, REGGAE, SKA, LATIN, FUNK, R&B, HIP HOP

altered
tuning

Harmonic Minor

Play many kinds of minor ethnic music. EASTERN EUROPEAN, GYPSY, YIDDISH, ASIAN, TANGO, REGGAE