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DAFE

   
Definition: Arabic Frame drum, sometimes has metal rings inside to make a jingle effect. Also known as Duf, and Daf (in Iran).

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BriarRose celt, Fin, 29 String


Briar Rose Celtic Harp Floor, Fin, 29 String, Specify Cherry or Walnut, no levers

Item ID: SE1203   
    Product Specifications
  • Loveland or Truitt levers available for extra cost. Please enquire or visit www.stoneyend.com for more options.
  • Made in: USA
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Celtic Harp Information


The Celtic Harp or Clarsach is almost unchanged since the 11th century. The famous Brian Boru harp has the same shape as the harps we sell today. Early celtic harps had bodies carved from solid wood, and brass strings, and only played in one key. Nowadays it is usual to use a softwood soundboard, and Nylon strings, and there are semitone levers for changing key. The concert harp developed from the Celtic Harp and features increased tension, more notes, and pedals.
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Advice on Choosing Harps


Choosing a Harp

There are many factors which should influence your decision on what harp to buy, in particular range and transportability.

A 22 string harp has a very similar range to a fiddle, and a much greater range than many instruments used in folk music, so it will allow you to play a vast number of tunes. The main limitation will be a lack of bass notes, so if you are particularly looking to play a bass accompaniment to your tunes you will definitely need a larger ha ...read the full article
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