Chromonica 64/280

First conceptualized in 1938 and improved in numerous details throughout the 20th century.

A top quality 4 octave chromatic for professionals and semi professionals. In addition to the excellent handling, the Chromonica 64 offers fast response in all octaves. The Chromonica 48‘s ”big sister“ features an extra octave in the lower register, which makes it possible to play a more advanced repertoire.


• Plastic comb

• 64 Classic chromonica reeds

• full 4 octave range

• 1.05 mm brass reed plates

• Hard shell case

• Round holes

• Available in C-major

• Made in Germany


item nameChromonica 64
Number of holes16
Reeds64 brass
Cover surfacestainless steel
Reed plates1,05 mm brass
Reed plate surfacebrass
Mouthpiece surfacenickel
Slide constructionzigzag
CombABS, black
Length19,3 cm
Tuning chart
Blow C3 E3 G3 C4 C4 E4 G4 C5 C5 E5 G5 C6 C6 E6 G6 C7
Hole 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Slide Out
Draw D3 F3 A3 B(H)3 D4 F4 A4 B(H)4 D5 F5 A5 B(H)5 D6 F6 A6 B(H)6
Blow Db3 F3 Ab3 Db4 Db4 F4 Ab4 Db5 Db5 F5 Ab5 Db6 Db6 F6 Ab6 Db7
Hole 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Slide In
Draw Eb3 F#3 Bb3 C4 Eb4 F#4 Bb4 C5 Eb5 F#5 Bb5 C6 Eb6 F#6 Bb6 D7

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B.B. & THE BLUES SHACKS - Drivin' Party Blues
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