I recently brought a new harmonica (diatonic) and its in the key of A. I tried looking around the internet for a page that displayed what the notes are, but I couldn't find any. If you have any references or knowledge of what or where I can find the notes of an A Diatonic Harmonica please share.

Thank You

i'm going to assume A major.

in which case.

A B C# D E F# G# A

edit: just so you know "diatonic" just means 7 notes in a scale.
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I don't know much about the harmonica, but from what I understand, you have easy access to the notes of the harmonica's key (A major in your case, so A B C# D E F# G#), but can slide a mechanism or do something with your tongue to gain access to the other five tones.
Blow notes:
A C# E  A C# E  A  C# E A

Draw notes:
B E  G# B D  F# G# B  D F#
On a diatonic, you can do bends to get some of the others, and overblows and overdraws for the rest. I recommend you learn how to handle regular bends before you tackle the latter though.
thank you, grampastumpy. that was exactly what i was looking for
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