Harmonica


Harmonica

Harmonica, also known as mouth harp or mouth organ.

Family: 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.