THE DIATONIC HARMONICA - 10 HOLES OF POWERFUL MUSIC

A SMALL INSTRUMENT WITH A GREAT CHARACTER

In this article we are going to get to know the harmonica, also called Mouth Organ or French Harp. This 10-hole diatonic harmonica, a small and nice instrument that demonstrates its full capacity, only when played by a pro. Many of us would've got one as a gift in our childhood and many would've taken it out of their drawer without even realising for how long they have it.

With the perspective of collective imagination, harmonica is often considered a plaything and looked upon as low cost amongst low-end models, but if we look at it more profoundly it becomes clear that it can't be taken as a toy. Evaluating this musical instrument, starting from its core materials to its customization, everything proves its importance and the fact that there's nothing like it when it comes to choose a harmonica.

The precious wood used in its making, steel reeds, customized combos, particular workings of its covering parts, bone combs or other materials, and more over customization of the notes-layout available on its body, make blues harp not only a captivating and valuable instrument, but a treat to the eyes for a music lover Its close contact as it is played by the mouth, a unique feature of harmonica, makes this musical instrument even more special.

Read the 5 beginner harmonica players tips article.

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