How much does a harp cost in America?

How much does a harp cost? The average price of a lever harp is between $2,500 to $5,000 while a full size pedal harp is $15,000 to $20,000. We sell a wide variety of new and used harps and offer a a variety of financing options. Please contact us for more information.

How much does it cost to build a harp?

The price of a professional harp ranges anywhere from $50,000 to $150,000, and beyond. So, you see, they are indeed very costly. But, you’ll be getting your money’s worth in terms of instrument craftsmanship, sound quality, and even durability.

What are harp makers called?

A person who plays a harp is called a “harpist” (or sometimes “harper” or “harp-player”). The term is partly inspired by the Aeolian harp, a stringed instrument that is left outdoors to be played by the wind, whose name was taken from Aeolus the god of the wind.

Where are Rees harps made?

Rising Sun, Indiana
Lever harps are often also called Irish harps or Celtic harps. We are also the makers of Harpsicle® Harps. Rees has been building harps since 1972. Our harps are hand crafted in Rising Sun, Indiana, United States.

What’s the most expensive instrument?

The MacDonald Stradivarius Viola holds the current title of being the most expensive musical instrument of all time. It has a price tag of a whopping $45 million.

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Is harp hard to learn?

I’ve always wanted to play the harp.” Universally people are surprised to learn that, at its basic level, the harp is not particularly difficult to play. In fact, it is one of the easier stringed instruments to learn because there is no fretting or bowing.

Are Rees Harps good?

The Rees Harpsicle Harp [Natural Maple] is a great instrument. It is the most simple of this brand of harp. It doesn’t have any levers, just the harp strings. There are those who say it is a good beginning harp, or a good harp for children, but a person can just pick it up and play it.

What is the difference between a harp and a lyre?

The fundamental difference between a lyre and a harp, is that in a harp, the strings enter directly into the hollow body of the instrument, whereas on a lyre, the strings pass over a bridge, which transmits the vibrations of the strings to the body of the instrument – just as on a modern guitar.