||Wind, free-reed instrument meaning.
|How to play:
||The harmonica has metal reeds places in air channels, generally the reed vibrates when the musician blows air into the channels.
|While the musician blows into each channel, variety notes are produced.
|First Known Harmonicas:
||The oldest known kind of harmonica is the sheng which originated from China and it was made of bamboo pipes.
|The Invention of the Harmonica:
||One assumes that it was invented in 1821 by Christian Friedrich Buschmann and it was called Mundäoline.