Pedal Harp

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Modern European and American Instruments - Concert Harp - Use in Music
... The harp found its early orchestral use in concerti by many baroque and classical composers (Handel, J ... in such countries as Germany where few harps and sufficiently proficient harpists were to be found ... Franz Liszt was seminal in finding uses for the harp in his orchestral music, and Mendelssohn and Schubert used it in theatrical music or oratorios ...
Electric Harp - Function
... Solid-body electric harps are usually lever harps, though solid body pedal harps have also been built ... Since the cost of a pedal harp is so high, it is more economical for a harpist to purchase an electro-acoustic model of pedal harp, as it can also be played without amplification ... An electro-acoustic harp looks nearly identical to a regular acoustic harp, whether lever or pedal ...

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    The harp that once through Tara’s halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara’s walls As if that soul were fled.
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