Hohner PentaHarp - The Harmonica Company
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Hohner PentaHarp

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NOTE: Available to back order now, but the first shipment won’t arrive in the UK until January 2022

  1. Does what other harmonicas can’t!
  2. Draw bend on every hole across the entire range of the harmonica
  3. Easy octaves with no change to embouchure
  4. Play the Major Pentatonic scale using hole 2 draw as the root note with available bends and overblows

SKU: PentaHarp

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Hohner PentaHarp

NOTE: Available to back order now, but the first shipment won’t arrive in the UK until January 2022

The PentaHarp is built for all musicians, not just harmonica players! If you have every tried to learn the harmonica before and were confused with the note layout, this harmonica is for you. The PentaHarp’s intuitive design is easier to understand so you don’t have to use advanced techniques to get the notes that you know will work. You can play melodies and solos effortlessly!

The Pentatonic scale is one of the most useful scales in popular music. Guitarists know this scale as “Playing in the Box”. Play any of these notes in the right key and you can’t play a wrong note. Hohner took this a step further by adding what is known as the “Blue Note”. This additional note adds a chromatic run for extra expression and is known to many as the “Blues Scale”. To play this scale on a standard harmonica you would have to perfect advanced techniques that could take years to master.

Unlike standard Richter-tuned harmonicas, there is no need to play in 2nd position or “Cross Harp” position. The PentaHarp is straightforward in its tuning. You can play in the same key the song is in or the same harmonica can play a song in a major key if it is the relative minor. The notes are laid out in such a way that you do not need to draw bend, blow bend or overblow to play a useful scale!

 

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Available Keys:
  • C
  • A
  • B Flat
  • D
  • E
  • F
  • G

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