Harmonica training in Karaj is held at Gaam Music School by prominent teachers of this instrument.
It is the harmonica that many of us had a toy as children. Harmonica has now become one of the most popular musical instruments. In the following, we will introduce this instrument and its various styles.
Teaching harmonica in Karaj
Introduction to harmonica (oral instrument)
Few would have thought that this little instrument would quickly find its place in the hearts of music lovers.
An instrument that many of us had a toy as children has now become one of the most popular instruments.
Perhaps the first creators of this instrument did not imagine that one day this instrument would enter all styles of music.
Even the great Brazilian composer Villa Lobos wrote a three-moment concerto for the instrument.
Nowadays, no other instrument can have this breadth and variety in sound.
This stunning variety has led most professional harmonica players to be collectors of the instrument.
Because even the instruments produced by a company have their own unique character and color and sound.
And musicians can not ignore the temptation to have a variety of sound colors.
Introducing harmonica or harmonica playing styles
In this short article, there is no opportunity to introduce and review all the different styles and types of harmonica (harmonica), so we will deal with the most comprehensive and important ones.
The most important and well-known styles of playing this instrument blues, country, jazz, classical and pop.
According to many musicians, blues is the most important style of harmonic playing and its colors and techniques represent the originality of this instrument.
This style has subcategories such as Chicago Blues, Chromatic Blues, Piedmont Blues and..
Usually, playing in this style is done by a ten-hole diatonic harmonica.
In the following audio sample, we can listen to the harmonica performance in blues style:
Sometimes a chromatic instrument is used in this style, especially in the Chromatic Blues style, the main feature of which is the use of a chromatic instrument.
This style mainly uses chromatic instruments and some reputable harmonica companies have designed instruments specifically for this style.
For example, the art company has produced the CX12 JAZZ.
However, this does not mean that other models of chromatic instruments can not be used in this style.
Definitely every musician uses different types of chromatic instruments according to his favorite taste and sound color.
You can hear the audio sample below in this style.
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Mostly in this style, classical music pieces are arranged for this instrument. But pieces for this instrument have also been written by contemporary composers.
For example, the famous Brazilian composer Villa Lobos has written a concerto for this instrument.
The audio example is a performance of a dance piece by the great French composer Saint-Saens.
All the audio parts of this work have been tuned and performed beautifully for different types of harmonica.
This style uses a chromatic instrument, and despite the very exquisite and advanced instruments made by reputable companies, classical pieces can be performed with great elegance.
Prominent musicians in this genre include Franz Chmel and Larry Adler.
This instrument easily made its way to pop pieces all over the world.
The special sound color and singing characteristics made this instrument one of the best solo pieces of pop pieces.
The chromatic instrument is mainly used in pop pieces, but the diatonic instrument also has its share of pop pieces.
For audio examples of Iranian pop pieces, we can mention Farhad’s song kodakaneh (Smell of Eid), which is one of the most memorable pieces of Iranian music, as well as the beautiful performance of harmonica in Iranian pop pieces of recent years in Iran.
Harmonica class in Karaj – Harmonica class in Karaj
Finally, we will watch the following video together (Larry Adler beautiful performance with Antonio Serrano)
Oral Instruction in Karaj – Harmonica Instruction in Karaj at Gaam Music School
For information about holding harmonica or harmonica training classes, contact Gaam Music School in Karaj . Gam Music School invites your loved ones to learn this popular instrument by using the best music teachers, including the harmonica instrument.