The Hohner 572 Hot Metal Harmonica is ideal for all ages and made for the Rock or Blues fan.
An Inexpensive and easy to play harmonica, the Hot Metal is a diatonic harmonica with 10 holes, 20 brass reeds, and 4 inches long. A heavy plated cover and sturdy boxes provide fine construction and tone. This great harmonica comes packed in a pull-a-part plastic case, and has remained a popular favorite for over 25 years.
The reeds of Diatonic Harmonicas produce the notes of the scale to which they are tuned. For example, a diatonic harmonica tuned to the key of C would produce the natural notes of the C scale without sharps and flats (picture the white keys on a piano, without the black keys). Each hole has two reeds; one plays when breath is exhaled (blow) and the other when inhaled (draw). The individual reeds are each tuned to play a different note on the scale.
Hohner harmonicas are the proven choice for both amateur and professional musicians for rock, pop, jazz, blues, folk, classical and beyond!
For 150 years Hohner - the world's biggest manufacturer of harmonicas - has proudly maintained a tradition of high quality instrument making. Their mission is to offer a diverse range of models designed to meet the needs of every musician in today's musical climate.
Tireless investment in research and development, combined with knowledge that has been cultivated for decades, insures high quality standards - both now and in the future. By working in close co-operation with the most renowned professional harmonica players, Hohner ensures that their instruments remain on the cutting edge of the industry. Hohner's state-of-the-art manufacturing process uses special alloys and precise stamping and milling tools to produce reeds of optimal sound quality, responsiveness and longevity.
Hohner's long standing dedication to harmonica excellence has inspired a loyal following among players from all walks of life; young and old, amateur and professional.