The harmonica is one of the easiest and most convenient instruments to learn. It’s a small instrument so you can take it with you anywhere you go and play it anywhere and anytime.
or Chromatic harmonica 12 holes
This harmonica is small, comfortable to hold and it is easy to blow and produce sound. The diatonic harmonica is the only wind instrument that can play both melodies and chords.
The diatonic harmonica is about 7 cm in length, has 10 holes and includes three octaves. It is amazing how much sound such a small and low cost instrument can produce!
The word diatonic means that all the notes on this harmonica
belong to one particular scale. The type of scale is written on the side of the instrument. This book teaches you how to play on C scale.
Can play Half tones.
This sophisticated harmonica has a slid button on the side that raising the sound half tone (one step up), so it play any scale we want like: major, minor, scales and with sharps or flats .
Chromatic harmonica can be purchase at
variable number of holes:
8 , 10 , 12 , 14 , or even 16 that able to produce 4 octaves.
At this book we use 12 holes chromatic harmonica that able to play range of 3 octaves.
The disadvantage of it is the difficulty of carrying out the essential bending sound for Playing the blues, or playing basic chords useful in playing folk songs and country, but the big advantage is playing classical music or songs with many different scales that require Halftone .