Selection Key Guide for Natural Minor

Model 1910N – Green Label

If you want to play “minor” BLUES and ROCK, LATIN, REGGAE, HIP HOP music, we recommend that you purchase a Natural Minor.

Available in 12 keys:

Dm, Ebm, Em, Fm, F#m, Gm, Abm, Am, Bbm, Bm, Cm, Dbm

Lee-Oskar-Natural-Minor-Harmonica-with-box-slider

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

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

Melody Maker™

Play Standard melodies in 2nd Position. Use this harmonica to play R&B, COUNTRY, REGGAE, POP, JAZZ, LATIN, AFRO, CLAVE, SKA (Not recommended for BLUES)

altered
tuning

Harmonic Minor

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