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The harp is a stringed musical instrument which has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard, which are plucked with the fingers.

Harp Spectrum


The third was a Dusty Strings lever harp, which I bought after working in ... Celtic music players use lever or folk harps, and there are many makers of these ...

Instruments of the Orchestra - Harp


The harp is different from the other stringed instruments. It's tall, about six feet, shaped a little like the number 7, and has 47 strings of varying lengths, which are  ...

How are Harps Tuned? - The Celtic Harp Page


Many lap harps come tuned in the scale of C major. There are a couple of reasons for this. Lap harps (e.g. small harps with 19-25 strings) are less likely to come ...

Harps & Dulcimers - Magical Strings


As a professional musician, teacher and instrument builder since 1971, I developed these harps for tone, playability, and economy over the course of many ...

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


For a small child (age 6-8), sitting on a 12” stool with a 28 string harp set on the ... this is necessarily “limiting” because many artists specialize in small harps in ...

Harp Strings available from Thormahlen Harps


Many pedal harpists see these strings as a welcome change from concert gut and a nice rest for their fingers without compromising the wonderfully warm and ...

Sylvia Woods Harp Center - Printable String Lists


Harp makers use many types and gauges of strings. It is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT that you put the correct strings on your harp. Every harp takes different ...

Sylvia Woods Harp Center - Harp FAQs


What about harp strings? How do I ... Just running your fingers over the strings sounds pleasing. ... I can't say it too many times: If you want to play the harp .

The Harp


Harps use open strings exclusively, thus the range of each is determined by the number of strings. In the Middle Ages strings were made from twisted animal gut  ...

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How to Identify Harp Strings - Clive Morley Harps


As the range of strings vary from harp to harp, it is not possible to identify strings universally by number. Some manufacturers do use a numbering system, but ...

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


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 ...

Celtic Harp FAQ - My Harp's Delight


Celtic harps come in many sizes anymore, but generally no smaller than a 22- string lap harp and no bigger than a 38-string floor harp. (A full-sized pedal harp  ...