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MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
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Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole - Key of C (100748-HC)  

STATUS - DISCONTINUED

Suzuki's top of the line chromatic harmonica.

The Ultimate Chromatic

This gracefully styled harmonica is colored with the key tones of black and gold.

The arched mouthpiece is easy to play and the pure gold gilding is smooth to the touch of your lips. The cover is designed for a smooth flowing sound and is easy to hold.

The Magic Garden has 14 holes with a range of G through D4 in the Key of C. Its high precision chromatic slide and polished ABS body along with the thick, solid brass reed plates create the air tight easy to play, that is the top of Suzuki chromatic line.

Rich and robust Magic Garden sounds are produced using laser tuned, phosphor bronze reeds.

The MG-14 comes in a hand rubbed, leather lined, wooden carrying case.

 

Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole

The new line of Suzuki Harmonicas incorporate the latest in technology and design features to give the player a whole new world of musical expression. All Suzuki Harmonicas feature laser reed tuning with specially developed reeds that produce the widest choice of sound timbres within any harmonica line. Suzuki designed some models with an all new machined alloy body that not only controls expansion due to heat and moisture, but works to amplify and project the harmonica sound qualities. Suzuki harmonicas are designed for you, with more features, more sound and more quality than any other harmonica in the world." - from Suzuki Product Information.

This finely designed and manufactured harmonica is in the key of C. Dane Clarke personally tests and performs any necessary adjustments and fine tuning on every MandoHarp harmonica sold. We will have further postings of quality Harmonicas just as soon as we can get the listings constructed.

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About the Tester

Dane is a professional systems engineer, academic and musician who has played harmonica for over forty years. He currently plays harmonica and mandolin with a celtic/folk/blues band, Headland and a celtic/gypsy band, The Gypsy Tarts. Dane has researched and practiced harmonica maintenance and tuning in earnest for the last five years (since retiring from full-time professional work), and during this time has often been privileged to meet and learn from some of Australia's premier harmonica artists and technicians. On the qualifications side of things, Dane has undergraduate degrees in Engineering and Business, and post-graduate qualifications in Information Technology and Education. He works as a part-time academic these days and though he loves teaching computer engineering he enjoys himself much more when working on instruments and playing music!

Chromatic Harmonicas

The Chromatic harmonica is a type of harmonica that uses a button-activated sliding bar to redirect air from the hole in the mouthpiece to the selected reed-plate desired. This harp is used for Celtic, Classical, and Jazz, as well as many other styles. Traditionally these are made so that when the button is not pressed, an altered diatonic major scale of the key of the harmonica is available and depressing the button accesses the same scale a semi-tone higher in each hole, thus giving an instrument capable of playing the 12 notes of the Western chromatic scale. Two famously accomplished chromatic harmonica players were the classical player Larry Adler and the jazz player Jean "Toots" Thielmans. from the  Wikipedia entry for Chromatic harmonicas , a good basic description of chromatic harmonicas

FEATURES
  • Elegant black and gold colouring
  • Ergonomically designed mouthpiece with pure gold gilding
  • Precision engineered smooth slide mechanism
  • Maroon ABS comb
  • Thick solid Brass reed plates
  • Phosphor Bronze reeds
  • Computer assisted laser tuning
  • Elegant and stylish hand rubbed, leather lined, wooden display case
  • Suzuki Magic Garden cleaning/polishing cloth included
  • Information sheet included
  • Replacement reed plates available
Specifications for this particular instrument

Basic Information

Attribute Description
Key C
Range G ~ D4
Tuning Solo (standard chromatic tuning)
Holes 14
Reeds 56
 
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole

Dimensions

Measurement mm inches
Overall Length 178 7
Overall Width 45 1 3/4
Overall Depth 32 1 1/4

Construction Materials

Component Material
Covers
Black Enamelled Stainless Steel
Comb
Maroon ABS plastic
Reeds
Phosphor Bronze
Reed plates
Solid Brass
Case
Elegant and stylish hand rubbed, leather lined, timber
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole

MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole

MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole

MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole

MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole

MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole

MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole
MandoHarp - Suzuki Chromatic Harmonica - MG-14 'Magic Garden' 14-Hole

About MandoHarp Instruments

All MandoHarp instruments are tracked from the moment of their original creation or purchase. Each instrument is assessed by an expert musician when received and again before offering it for sale. A brief report is written and stored in our database for each item, noting paticularly our expert assessment on receipt, any work performed on the instrument and its final condition.

Personal Service

At MandoHarp we like to get to know our customers - we're musicians and we like to get to know other musicians. We love to talk with musicians whenever possible [probably a bit too much! :)]. And especially musicians who are interested in our instruments. Please feel more than welcome to email (info@mandoharp.com) or phone us (61- 2-65685545) to discuss your music at any time.

Inspections, trials and pickup by prior arrangement are welcome at our workshops in Nambucca Heads, near Coffs Harbour on the NSW North Coast.

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