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How Much Does a Harp Weigh?

When it comes to getting started with harps, a common question for many people is “how much does a harp weigh?” Well, there is no definite answer to that question since harps can vary extensively in size, weight and many other factors. Though, pedal harps, which are some common types of harps, weigh between 70 to […]

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How To Tune a Harp (Step-By-Step Guide)

The process of tuning a harp is very easy and can take one every few minutes to get everything right.  Tuning a harp may be considered a difficult exercise but it is the opposite if one knows his/her way around a harp. Of course, there are several methods one can use to tune a harp depending on […]

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10 Tips To Become a Better Harpist

Whether you are a hobbyist or want to become a professional. These tips will provide great insight and help to help you become successful. Whichever the case, these tips will help you in fulfilling your desire to become a better harpist.1. Have A PlanWhenever you are playing, you should have a set goal in mind.  Make sure […]

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Lyre Vs. Harp (What’s The Difference?)

Lyre harps are a much smaller instrument and is carried in a person’s hands more like a guitar than a normal harp which sits in the lap or on the ground.  They are much cheaper than normal harps and are mainly played by hobbyists or for much simpler playing. They are also limited in strings  so […]

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How To Fly On Airplane With Your Harp

Flying with your harp can be stressful but it doesn’t have to be.  Whenever you plan to travel with your harp, you will remain worried the entire time. As you approach the airport, the anxiety increases.  You are unsure whether you will get in with your tool without the many bothers. Again, you are not sure how […]

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Is the Harp a Percussion Instrument?

The harp, an instrument whose creation can be dated back to approximately 3000 BC, is often mistaken as a member of the percussion family of instruments when it is in fact actually a member of the string family.  Unlike percussion instruments, which musicians play by striking or scraping a beater against, the string family consists of […]

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