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Introduction

Introduction

The harp is a huge instrument and very difficult to transport. It has different coloured strings and seven foot pedals. 

Lucy Wakeford talks about how this complicated instrument is played and where it can be heard...

Picture showing the strings of a harp with their different colours

Feature

Feature

The harp: who plays it?

Lucy Wakeford playing harp

Wandering minstrels and heavenly angels? Who really plays the harp?

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Articles

Articles

It is one of the oldest instruments in the orchestra. Find out how the harp has evolved over hundreds of years to become the instrument we see today

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The harp

An overview of the make-up of the harp, and how it is played

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