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Synonyms for harmonica

a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole

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ONE of the Midlands' last clubs for fans of the humble harmonica has suffered a distinct blow - or is that blows?
May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The lead instrument in this music video was produced with two diatonic harmonicas.
They played harmonicas of all shapes and sizes, and the show revolved around Cedric's comedic squeaky voice.
Ginsberg's cue, the players raise their harmonicas to their mouths and start tapping their feet to keep time, running through the playlist, usually beginning with "Amazing Grace.
Philip Achille, from Solihull, has made it through to the final 10 in the contest to find the capital's music maestro after impressing commuters with his harmonica tunes.
He said: "There is a demand in the market for improved harmonicas, and that's why Tribal Planet has spent so long developing the right instrument.
One of the Planetone harmonicas features several design innovations including round holes rather than square, numbers featured on the front of the instrument rather than the back, and a textured surface to help novice players feel what notes they are playing.
We dug the blues, jazz, the Latin stuff,'' said Oskar, whose line of namesake harmonicas, introduced in 1983, is well-established in musician circles.
A MAN who paid pounds 100 for a drum kit and harmonicas stolen from U2 was given an 18-month suspended sentence yesterday.
Imports of harmonicas have been rapidly increasing in Japan, especially old-fashioned models, and are expected to continue rising, industry officials said Wednesday.
Violins dance across shuffling beats; accordions, harmonicas, and various organs suggest clandestine rendezvous on the wrong but ever-so-right side of the tracks.
Such sounds also emanate from musical instruments known as glass harmonicas, which generally consist of arrays of wine glasses tuned to produce different notes.
The 30th International Blues Challenge are also sponsored by BMI, Beale Street Merchants Association, Catfood Records, Consulate General of Canada - Atlanta, First Tennessee Foundation, Gibson, Jontaar Creative Services, Lee Oskar Harmonicas, Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, Reactor Watches, St.
Normandin carries several harmonicas in different musical keys in a foam-lined silver case.