French harp


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French harp

n. South Midland US

French harp

Another name for harmonica.
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The harmonica (known as a French harp or mouth organ) comes with two modes: natural and vibrato, to be used in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll.
Whether it's called a pocket piano, blues harp, mouth organ, French harp, or tin sandwich, people all over the world play harmonicas.
To kick-start the appeal the French harp manufacturers, Les Harpes Camac, have offered to match sponsorship towards buying any harp from their catalogue.