Reply To: Good term for referencing melodicas, pianicas, and melodions collectively

Steven Morris


I’m actually going to see a guitarist who might have a singer/melodica player accompanying him next week! I accidentally caught them rehearsing in the same building as the electronics group I participate in. The melodica player sounded fantastic. Hopefully I can ask some questions :D.

However, in my experience most people in Japan don’t take them seriously either. Same thing goes with the recorder- they are both seen as educational tools rather than serious instruments. Just about everyone has one though!

I agree though- “keyboard harmonica” does present an immediate image whereas melodica/pianica/melodion don’t.

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