Harp is a type of musical instrument that makes a sound when the strings are plucked with the player called the harpist. Harps are usually symbolized with gods or winged angels, measuring about 0.5 to 1 meter. In general, the harp has a triangular base, has strings and is golden yellow. Harp can be used and collaborated with symphonic instruments and orchestras, and can even be combined with other sounds, such as harmonica, piano, violin, saxophone, and other types of musical instruments. Harp can be played well solo, using both feet and hands. Harp has three main parts that have a variety of types, sizes, weights, and shapes. Among them: String, Soundboard, and Neck. Harp instrument is a type of instrument that is said to be the oldest and was used in ancient times “Ancient Egypt”. Electronic harp or modern harp is the latest type of instrument and is widely used among today’s musicians. A modern harp is generally triangular, has 22 to 47 strings and has a size of two feet (60 cm) to six feet (180 cm). A small harp can be played using a scarf, just like a guitar, while a harp that is large enough can be played by placing it on the floor.
In this day and age, harp shows can be used to fill various events, such as conferences, weddings, official government events, even birthdays, and others.
A little history and understanding of Harp musical instrument is information that can provide a detailed knowledge about Harp. From the past until now the harp civilization is growing rapidly, so is the design or shape, colourful and varied. To buy a harp is also very easy, many places or shops that provide this type of instrument. So, it will be easier for you, if someday you want to have and play this harp music tool. Being able to play the harp is certainly very fun. In addition to this musical instrument which has a very high artistic value, the harp also has its own characteristics for the harpist.