I've just started learning to play (diatonic) harmonica, and here is my Mugig 10-hole 20-tone Blues Harp:
Its instruction manual illustrates the note pattern as the following:
But it actually contradicts the blow-draw pattern explained in most of the books including this one that says:
For example, books often say that the first hole's notes are
D in the case of blowing and drawing, respectively; however, my harmonica instruction claims something completely reversed!
When I try simple songs based on what the instruction says, the sound is not exactly what it should be; however, I'm a beginner and my solfege skills are poor, so I can not exactly find out whether the instruction manual is correct or not.
Does anybody have any experience to use such kind of harmonica?
Here are some tests: