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The harp is a stringed musical instrument which has a number of individual strings running at ... In terms of size, many smaller harps can be played on the lap , while larger harps are quite heavy an...

Choosing a Harp - Harp Spectrum

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Photo of a concert of the combined ensembles directed by Patricia Wooster and ... Celtic music players use lever or folk harps, and there are many makers of ... Some folk harps like my Dusty Strings have a lighter tension – they're easy to ... coordination, etc., all at the same time just does not work well, in my humble opinion.

How to Choose a Harp | Harp Buyer's Guide - Triplett Harps

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The best harps have a rich, resonant voice; the strings are evenly balanced so the ... sitting on a standard 18” high stool, to a floor size model of 30-34 strings is a ... this is necessarily “limiting” because many artists specialize in small harps in  ...

How to Identify Harp Strings - Clive Morley Harps

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So, to identify harp strings, we need to know the note, the octave and type ( material) ... Antique Gothic harps may use standard pedal harp gut strings, but special ...

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May 29, 2011 ... Here I point out some interesting things about pedal harps, how they work, etc. ... Standard YouTube License ... I had no idea it had pedals and wondered why it had so many strings. ... One question to you and the guys who have a similar " technique" of recording videos: Did you ever have a look at your .....

Concert Grand Pedal Harps | HarpConnection.com

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Concert-grand pedal harps are the largest harps available. They all have 47 strings and stand just over six feet tall. Because we value your long-term satisfaction ...

The Classical Harp Information Page on Classic Cat

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The concert harp is large and technically modern, designed for classical ... It typically has six and a half octaves (46 or 47 strings), weighs about 80 ... Many other scales, both diatonic and synthetic, can be obtained by ... so that the foot does not have to keep holding it in the correct position.

Harp Myths - Rees Harps

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The pedal harp evolved as a piece within an orchestra from the much older lever harp. ... What is mistakenly referred to as “standard” is generally the Lyon and Healy ... Harps are designed around specific string types, lengths and tension. ... of graduated spacing is that the harmonic arch does not have to be as long.

Harps for Sale - the Harp Mall

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Denwar Harps — Making quality: Celtic, Lever, concert, biblical and lap harps and ... We carry Dusty Strings, Triplett, Here, and others from time to time. ... We have many harps in stock that are available for immediate shipment directly to you.

Harp History - Alison Vardy Harpist - Alison Vardy - Celtic Harpist

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These hieroglyphs show that there were many harps in ancient Egypt. ... the Gothic style Harp was the standard harp throughout Europe into the late Middle ... It is beautifully inlayed with Certosinia-workand has 26 gut strings and a full set of  ...

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What Type of Harp Should I Get? (for beginners and first-time buyers)

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A little 19-string Gothic harp is just as "real" and valid an instrument as a big ... There are many different types of harps out there (see Kinds of Harps for examples). ... more than a larger standard-model student harp with plywood soundboard. ... may have changed), and does not reflect an endorsement of any harps listed.

How many strings does a harp instrument have - Answers.com

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The Full-size Grand Concert Harps (the kind used in an orchestra) has 47 strings, Concert harps with 46 strings are called "Semi-Grand" An "octave" of strings in ...

Harp Strings available from Thormahlen Harps

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LEVER GUT is a light gauge of gut that has a little softer tension than Nylon. ... Many pedal harpists see these strings as a welcome change from concert gut and ...