Chromatic Musical Scale and Diatonic Harmonica (Key of C) Tablature

~ All notes have been moved one octave down on the staff for ease of presentation. E.g., When reading standard musical notation, the first note–“C”–would appear here
G A B C F

D G C A F G B D E F A B C

E

C

D

E

Naturals Sharps Flats

+1

-1

+2

-2’’

+3 -2

-3’’

-3

+4 +3o -4’

-4

+5

-5

+6

-6

-7

+7

-8

+8 -8o

-9

+9

-10

+10’

+10

-1’ +1o
C D E

-2’ -3’’’ +2o
F G A

+5o -6’ +4o +6o
B

-7o +8’
C D E

+9b -9o
F G A

-10o +10’’
B C

-3’
B C D E F G

A

+ = blow - = draw ’ = halfstep bend

’’ = two halfsteps (whole step) bend ’’’ = three halfsteps bend o = over blow/draw

Overblows Blow bends Blows Key of C Harmonica Draws Draw bends Overdraws

Eb Ab C E C E C E

C G G G

Eb F# Bb C E G Bb C E G Eb F# B C E G C E G C

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 D G B D F A B D F A C# F# Bb C# Ab F A Ab C# F Ab C#
© 2007, M.W.Molino

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