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Welsh harp

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Definition of Welsh harp in English:


Another term for triple harp. Compare with Celtic harp.
Example sentences
  • The traditional technique on the Welsh harp, and presumably on the classical triple and double harps too, was to pluck, or ‘strike the strings’ as the last traditional player said, close to the soundboard.
  • Most harps had one rank of strings, some had two ranks, while Welsh harps had three ranks of strings.
  • Horsehair strings were used later on Welsh harps and could have been used earlier as well.

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