Harp Review - 10 harps from 50$ to 15.000$ - comparison guide

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  • Published on:  Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Welcome to the magic (and complex) world of harps! Are you an aspiring musician or a beginning harpist wondering which harp is right for you? Or are you just confused with all the different types of harps out there? I've been there too! :)
    In this video I am sharing my personal experience with 10 different types of harps I've tried. In my opinion, there is no "right" or "wrong" instrument, all have their pros and cons, so it's a matter of finding the best fit for your needs.
    All opinions expressed in this video are my own. Prices are only an indication of the average retail price for a new instrument. Recorded with an iPad.

    In case you'd like to jump to a specific section here is what I'm showing:
    1. 2'04'': 8 string Celtic harp (33 cm) - 50$
    2. 6'14'': 8 string Celtic harp (38 cm) - 50$
    3. 8'45'': 12 string lyre - 50$ to 300$
    4. 12'39'': EMS 19 string Gothic harp - 500$
    5. 15'26'': Derwent Adventurer 20 - 300$ to 600$
    6. 18'59'': Ardival Rosemarkie Pictish Harp- 1300$
    7. 21'18'': 22 string Mid East Rosewood Celtic Harp - 400$
    8. 27'05'': Camac Bardic 27 harp - 2000$
    9. 32'58'': Heartland Infinity 36 - 5000$
    10. 37'04'': Camac Clio 44 pedal harp - 15000$

    Ready to take the blind test now? Watch my next video and try to guess which sound samples comes from which harp: Blind test: can you guess which harp is playing? Sound samples from 10 harps from 50$ to15.000$
    https://www.findclips.net/video/TG9GdFNaYUFmbkU.html

    You can hear the original version of the Medieval composition I play throughout the video at this link (including link to free sheet music in the description):
    https://www.findclips.net/video/NHlabF9ZVzRSaW8.html

    www.celticizemeandjazzmeup.com

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