Music Harp - Instruments in This Family

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Harp: list of all the most popular musical instruments in this family. Any well-known instrument in the Harp instruments family is included along with photos when available. The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, like Pedal harp and Clàrsach. (6 items)
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Arpa Doppia

Arpa Doppia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Harp - Instruments in This Family
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Family: Plucked string instrument, Harp

Clàrsach is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Harp - Instruments in This Family
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Clàrsach

The Celtic harp is a triangular harp traditional to Brittany, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It is known as a telenn in Breton, cláirseach in Irish, clàrsach in Scottish Gaelic and telyn in Welsh. In Ireland and Scotland it was a wire-strung instrument requiring great skill and long practice to play, and was associated with the Gaelic ruling class. In the Republic of Ireland, it appears on the coins and coat of arms. ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Plucked string instrument, Harp

Electric harp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Harp - Instruments in This Family
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Electric harp

Like electric guitars, electric harps are based on their acoustic originals. There are both solid-body and hollow body electro-acoustic models available. True electric harps have a solid body versus a hollow body electro-acoustic harp, which can be played either acoustically or electronically. A true electric solid-body harp cannot be played acoustically since it has no hollow soundbox, and must be amplified when played. ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Harp

Paraguayan harp is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Harp - Instruments in This Family
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Paraguayan harp

The Paraguayan harp is the national instrument of Paraguay, and similar instruments are used elsewhere in South America, particularly Venezuela. It is a diatonic harp with 32, 36, 38 or 40, 42 or 46 strings, made from tropical wood, pine and cedar, with an rounded neck-arch, played with the fingernail. It accompanies traditional songs in the Guarani language. It stands 4.5'-5' feet tall and weighs 8-10 pounds. ...more on Wikipedia

Family: Harp