The harmonica is a free reed wind instrument which is played by blowing air into it or drawing air out by placing lips over individual holes (reed chambers) or multiple holes. The pressure caused by blowing or drawing air into the reed chambers causes a reed or multiple reeds to vibrate up and down creating sound. Each chamber has multiple, variable-tuned brass or bronze reeds which are secured at one end and loose on the other end, with the loose end vibrating and creating sound.
Reeds are pre-tuned to individual tones, and each tone is determined according to the size of reed. Longer reeds make deep, low sounds and short reeds make higher-pitched sounds. On certain types of harm ...
The sound of a harmonica playing a chord in a very reverberant tunnel, recorded in a WWII fortification in the Northern Italian alps. Big end tail to the sound. Could be used for a novel emergency sound. Free Reed Aerophones, Harmonica
Part of the Bent Reeds library, this collection of 12 rhythm tracks in the keys of A, B, C, D, E and G were recorded at 130 bpm. These rhythm and chord-oriented tracks complement the rest of the Bent Reeds library. Free Reed Aerophones, Harmonica
Part of the "Bent Reeds" library, this collection of 12 .wav files provides "Chicago" style harp solos in the keys of A, B, C, D, E and G. Each file is a full 8 measures long. Free Reed Aerophones, Harmonica
Minor key harmonica rhythm patterns and solo parts, Acid-ized and played through vintage mic and amp for that glorious, greasy "Chicago" sound. 16 files in keys of Am, Dm, Gm and Em. Free Reed Aerophones, Harmonica
Chromatic harmonica loops and samples based on the playing of Stevie Wonder, Toots Thielemans and Larry Adler. Excellent for R&B, pop and cinematic projects. Single notes, lines and chords. Warm, vibrant, soulful and waiting to bring a unique voice to your soundtrack, TV, radio or song project. Free Reed Aerophones, Harmonica