Jew's harp from famous Altay (republic in Russia) master Pavel Potkin. Good sound and ease to use makes this small (about 7cm length) komus one of the best choices available all over the world - considering it price. This is a real musical instrument, completely handmade - not a stamped toy like "SNOOPY HARP" (which is not playable at all). Potkin's jew's harps are best of Altay komuses produced for sale - for its price. Usually it is first and most affordable step in the world of jew's harps. But there is huge amount of much more interesting jew's harps exist nowadays - which are easier-cleaner-louder-powerful and totally enjoyable than this, so-called "beginners", model.
This instrument is known by many names. Most commonly it is referred to as a Jews Harp. Other terms used include Jaw Harp and Juice Harp. The Juice Harp is played by holding the instrument between the teeth and or lips. You then pluck the metal reed with your finger. This simple instrument gives you an amazing range of tones and pitches just by varying your mouth shape and degree of plucking. Many of us were first exposed to this instrument by the most famous of all Juice Harp Players, Snoopy! Snoopy even has his own signature model of Juice Harp.
For your consideration, a vintage antique style Jaw Harp with Carrying Bag, also known as a Jews Harp, Juice Harp, Mouth Organ, or Jew's Harp! This quality musical instrument is made from steel and comes complete with a cotton carry bag! Vintage antique Jaw Harp is one of the world's oldest musical instruments, and was popular with soldiers, gold miners, and travelers throughout early American history because of the Jews Harp's small size and relatively small price tag! This particular juice jaw harp is historically accurate to period instruments constructed around the time of the American Civil War, although similar Jew's Harps have been constructed much earlier in some European countries. Antique mouth harp ships individually packaged with care to ensure safe and timely delivery to your home! Vintage Musical Jaw Harp makes a great gift for everyone, children and adults, and also makes a unique gift to Civil War Collectors, musicians, and those people on your list who are hard2shop4!
Jew's Harp - Glazyrin's Uranus Vargan - Russian Vargans
Manufacturer: Dmitry Glazyrin
Brand: Oberton Pro
Jew's Harp Russian Vargans Glazyrin's Uranus Vargan Jew's harp is one of the oldest musical instruments in the world with pocket size. Its rhythmic possibilities are endless and ability to change timbre in extreme, unusual ways are spectacular. Pure melodic playing with distinct overtones is possible too. It is easy to play and does not require musical training. To produce first sound, two frame ends must be hardly pressed to upper and lower teeth - not to lips - with left hand. Right index finger will be stroke reed elbow at direction, perpendicular to frame plane, inward and outward. The frame must not be squeezed with lips, teeth and hand! Jaw harp, juice harp, mouth harp, ozark harp, trump, jew's trump are obsolete or wrong names of the jew's harp. This name has nothing common with the Jewish people. Other names for jew's harp in various regions of the world are: vargan, khomus, guimbarde, maultrommel, munnharpe, kubyz, dan moi, mondharp, temir-komuz, morsing, morchang, doromb, parmupill. More than 1000 names are known.