History. The harmonica was developed in Europe in the early part of the
19th century. Free-reed instruments like the sheng were ...
The harmonica, that most modest of instruments, has ancestors that go back to
Asia over a thousand years ago. But the "mouth organ" or "harp" as we know it ...
The harmonica is based on an ancient instrument, the sheng. A Chinese gourd
and reed instrument, the sheng may have been invented as long as 5000 years ...
Jul 3, 2014 ... Join us on our journey to discover the origins of this unique instrument we call the
Blowing creates one pitch (in a diatonic harmonica
1, 3 and 5 of the scale), while drawing air through the same hole creates another pitch. Chromatic harmonicas
also include a slide button that helps to operate sharps and flats.
Nowadays, although other harmonica
manu... More »
The history of the harmonica, as we know it today, is an amazing tale which
begins in the year 1821. It was then that sixteen-year-old Christian Friedrich ...
C. F. L. Buschmann. Sadly, the early history of Western free reed instruments is
somewhat cloudy, but if we are defining the harmonica as a mouth-blown free ...
Jun 22, 2012 ... Legend has it that the harmonica was invented in the 1820s by a young German
man called Christian Friedrich Ludwig Buschmann.
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Nov 23, 2013 ... Tin Sandwich, Anyone - a History of the Harmonica A short and brief history of
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Apr 8, 2013 ... ... and here it is. A terrific film detailing the story of the harmonica. T... ... the story
of the harmonica. This first episode deals with the early history.