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Seydel Diatonic Harmonicas

Diatonic- The standard 10-hole diatonic harmonicas come in all 12 keys of music and allow you to play a complete 7-note scale of the key of the harmonica. Additional notes from outside the scale can be acquired by "bending" certain draw (inhale) and blow (exhale) notes. Most professionals primarily play diatonic harmonica. Diatonic harmonicas are typically used in blues, rock, country, and folk, but can also be found in nearly all styles of music. They are sometimes referred to as a "blues harp", "harp", "short harp", or "standard 10-hole".

The particular model and brand of diatonic played by your favorite pro is not important when choosing a harmonica, more importantly, learn to play like the pro and you will sound like them. If you are at all serious about learning to play, start with a good quality one. The cheaper ones leak air, are very difficult to learn to bend, and can cause no end of frustration.

Note: All keys of standard diatonic harmonicas are layed out and played the same way. That is, if you own a standard 10-hole diatonic in a key other than the key of "C" (like an "A" or "D" for instance), it will play the same as the "C" for songs, riffs, and instruction, but the music comes out in a different key.


Seydel 1847 Classic Harmonica Seydel 1847 Classic Harmonica- Long durability even with heavy duty playing - stainless steel reeds, stainless steel rivets and cover plates
Seydel 1847 Classic Harmonica Seydel 1847 Silver Harmonica- The 1847 Silver is a corrosion-free Richter-diatonic harmonica with stainless steel reeds that impresses by its unprecedented visual appearence but also by new technical features....
Seydel 1847 Noble Harmonica Seydel 1847 Noble Harmonica- The 1847 Noble is an aluminum comb version of the successful 1847 Blues models that feature stainless steel reeds and cover plates.
Seydel Blues Favorite (15201) Harmonica Seydel Blues Favorite (15201)- Diatonic harmonica with translucent anodized aluminium metal comb and high stainless steel covers in 29 keys and many special tunings. Very similar to the Hohner Meisterklasse and Suzuki Promaster.
Seydel Session Steel Harmonica Seydel Session Steel Harmonica (10301)- Blues Harmonica with corrosion-free stainless steel reeds, ergonomic covers and plastic comb.
Seydel 1847 Noble Harmonica Seydel Blues Solist Pro Harmonica- Diatonic wood comb harmonica with laser cut body, standard brass reeds, and half-flat chrome covers. If you like the Hohner wood-combed models like the Marine Band and/or Blues Harp, give one a try. They are about the same price.
Seydel Session Harmonica Seydel Session Harmonica (10201)- Diatonic blues type harmonica with black plastic comb, brass reeds, and stainless steel covers - this is like the Seydel version of a Hohner Special 20. It's available in many keys from LD (Low "D") to HA (High "A") at a reasonable price.
Seydel Big Six Diatonic Harmonica Seydel Big Six Diatonic Harmonica- The Big Six Blues is a standard diatonic harp in the key of C (holes 1-6 =12 tones) and is therefore suited best for playing in the second position. It has great sound because of stainless steel reeds also used in our top-model the 1847....
Seydel Reedplates Seydel Reedplates for Classic/Silver/Noble models- Instead of buying a new Seydel Classic, Silver or Noble model harmonicas, you can buy a set of these replacement reed plates when one or more reeds go bad...
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