A 10-hole, diatonic harmonica with a tone and response that allows you to play any type of dynamic music.
The Hohner 580 Meisterklasse is the most exclusive harmonica in the MS Series. With a lightweight, aluminum comb; 1.05mm, nickel-plated reed plates; and ergonomic, timelessly elegant chrome-plated covers, the 580 Meisterklasse is an exceptionally bright, clear sounding, and sleek harmonica.
Just hold the 580 Meisterklasse in your hand and you can feel the quality built into Hohner's top-of-line 10-hole diatonic harmonicas. With a powerful, bright response and an impressively sleek design, the 580 Meisterklasse harmonica makes playing a great-sounding harp seem effortless. Just ask Huey Lewis, who's been playing them for years. Hohner crafts the 580 Meisterklasse in standard diatonic tuning.
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About MS-Series harmonicas:
The acronym 'MS' stands for Modular System, an integrated concept of Hohner's harmonica designs. MS-series harmonicas benefit from innovations that improve their playing characteristics and also significantly facilitate maintenance and handling. All MS-series parts (combs, reed plates, and covers) can be combined individually. Simple screw connections allow for easy assembly. This benefit offers players the possibility to adjust the instruments to their individual requirements. For example, some players prefer the body of one model and the cover plates of another, and so a "custom hybrid" is possible for the discerning player. Replacement reeds are available (see item: RP565 MS Replacement Reed Plates).
Hohner is a family company founded in 1857 in Trossingen, Germany by Matthias Hohner. Hand-made quality and close attention to detail has set Hohner apart from the beginning. A top leading brand in harmonicas, Hohner harps are distributed worldwide. Hohner harmonicas are played on the street by buskers, in intimate nightclubs, on festival stages, and even in Carnegie Hall. Despite a diverse harmonica line used in music from country to classical genres, the most famous Hohner harmonicas are their simple, 10-hole diatonics used frequently by blues, rock, country, and folk musicians.
- 10-hole diatonic
- Standard (Richter) tuning
- Reeds: 20
- Reedplates: brass; 1.05 mm; nickel-plated
- Aluminum comb
- Length: 10 cm
- Hohner harmonicas feature:
- Improved reed profiles to increase reed life by over 200%
- Precision die punches to ensure reed plates with unparalleled air tightness
- Improved tuning accuracy (through investment in innovative new tools)
- Extremely stable stainless steel covers that won't tarnish and are easy to clean
- Dynamic range and highest volume of most any commercially made harmonica
- Super-fast response at all volume levels
- Easily adjustability for overblows
Its shiny, chrome-plated covers, clear sound, and sleek design compel you to order today!