Train whistle sound

I can make the train whistle with draw notes for inflection but i dont think the whistle sound is in the harp key. For example using a key of c harp and playing 456 draw the notes are d f and a which is a d minor. How can i play the train whistle in the key of the harp?

Sounds like you know your harp notes and music theory. So blow 456 is the I in C, draw being ii. But if you’re chugging along in 2nd position G, I think I’d stick with the v.


Hey @Paulkane777 the train whistle is played in 2nd position. So if you’re playing with other musicians and you’re wanting to play a train in the key of C, he would just use an F harmonica. Does that help or are you asking something different?