HAPPINESS, PEACE, FREEDOM & HEALTH –
THE HARMONICA IS MORE THAN AN INSTRUMENT
Playing harmonica offers so much more than just the musical aspect: it is good for your soul and good for your health. Good for your soul, because it’s great fun and you can simply blow stress and anxiety away! Good for your health, because by breathing deeply on a regular basis, you can help improve breath control and increase lung capacity. Deep breathing also aids relaxation, which in turn can help regulate blood pressure.
While this is indisputably good for anyone, we want to especially encourage people suffering from the Post Covid Syndrome to include the harmonica in their breathing exercises. For more enjoyment and increased perseverance in these difficult times.
The Speedy harmonica by HOHNER allows you to hop on the train immediately, without any previous knowledge. We assure you that within the first hour, you will be able to play the short melody that we have composed specially for this purpose. Join us and breathe music!
HOHNER has long been proud to support advocates of the harmonica who are bringing the health benefits of harmonica playing into their communities all over the world. Their experiences provide overwhelming evidence that this subject deserves its own special platform – the one you’ve just landed on. Enjoy scrolling!
THE #BREATHEHOHNER Jingle
So that everyone can join in the fun within minutes, we’ve composed a simple and uplifting melody. Choosing the Speedy allows easy single note playing thanks to the wider spacing between the channels.
BACKING TRACK FOR JINGLE
ENJOY MAKING YOUR MUSIC WITH HOHNER! ENHANCE YOUR BODY AND SOUL!
The projects and advocates we present below all follow the idea that the harmonica is more than just a musical instrument. They have discovered and practiced methods that go beyond the enjoyment of music and have witnessed improved health in themselves and their students thanks to the harmonica.
We breathe together with:
SHOW US YOUR BEST MOMENTS ON INSTAGRAM – #BREATHEHOHNER
Get out in nature and show us how breathing music makes you feel happy, peaceful and free. Upload your best moments with the harmonica on Instagram, tag #breathehohner and link @hohnermusic and get a chance to win 2 x 300 € or one of 18 sets of Speedys (contains 12 instruments) to help you spread the idea among your friends and family!
HOHNER’S UNIQUE SPEEDY - THE BEST INSTRUMENT TO START WITH
When developing the Speedy, we wanted to create a diatonic beginners instrument that would be perfect for children – hence the durable construction and large, widely separated holes.
Who knew that it would turn out to be perfect for initial orientation not just for children, but for adults as well? Within minutes, you’ll be able to play your first melodies on this wonderful learners harmonica.
Four holes can allow you to play thousands of songs, so everyone can play their favorite piece on this instrument. No matter which musical style you like best, interpretations on the Speedy are always possible. Share your favorites with the community and inspire others!
Special 20, Big River Harp and Bluesband
If you prefer to start with a regular 10-hole diatonic harmonica model right away, we have you covered there too.
You can choose between our ever popular Special 20, the made-in-Germany Big River Harp, the more affordable beginner model Blues Band, or any other diatonic model from our portfolio.
By the way: if you take a regular 10-hole diatonic harmonica in the key of C, you can also join in with the jingle by playing chords. Breathing through holes 1,2,3 and 4 simultaneously yields the C-major (exhale) and G-major (inhale) chords, a very powerful sound.