harmonica (mouth organ)

~ Wind instrument

Description

Used especially in blues, American folk and country, it consists of a rectangle shape with soundholes along the wide side, where air is blown and drawn across free reeds which are mounted on a plate inside.

Relationships

has hybrids: accordina (harmonica/accordion hybrid)
subtypes: bass harmonica
chromatic harmonica
type of: mouth organ
Wikidata: Q51290 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gaitas.jpg [info]